Cannes 2013
The future of video is launching soon

The future of video is launching soon

Along with the boom of cross-media and multi platform storytelling in recent years, several online platforms have been introduced focusing on interactive storytelling, which significantly simplifies the making of interactive documentaries and fiction projects. They are also available to a much broader audience and also help online journalists with their work. The most widespread form...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page - The Noisemaker

Daazo presents: Pitch Page – The Noisemaker

Through 7 days starting from May 15th, we are presenting the best 7 Pitch Pages which made the print version of our World of Shorts Magazine. We’ll have interviews with the filmmakers as well! Another short from Lithuania, The Noisemaker’s Pitch Page sure is an eye-candy, therefore World of Shorts print version it is. One of...
Cross media and shorts: The time is now

Cross media and shorts: The time is now

For the first time this year, Cannes’ Film Market adopts a Cross Media Corner in addition to the traditional Doc Corner and Short Film Corner, when the first could actually very well be the corridor between the two others. In 2013, distribution is still the main issue for most short film makers. Making a film...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page - Happy Birthday

Daazo presents: Pitch Page – Happy Birthday

Through 7 days starting from May 15th, we are presenting the best 7 Pitch Pages which made the print version of our World of Shorts Magazine. We’ll have interviews with the filmmakers as well! Happy Birthday is a film based on a true and very harsh story. The Polish project looks all set, the €36,000 budget...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page – The Queen of England Stole My Parents

Daazo presents: Pitch Page – The Queen of England Stole My Parents

Through 7 days starting from May 15th, we are presenting the best 7 Pitch Pages which made the print version of our World of Shorts Magazine. We’ll have interviews with the filmmakers as well! Ernestas Jankauskas from Lithuania is the director of the project which has a title that will sure attract much of attention. Let’s...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page - Alabaster Smith

Daazo presents: Pitch Page – Alabaster Smith

My personal favourite (Hi, I’m Daazo guy Attila) Pitch Page is featured today on the World of Shorts Blog. I mean, if you ever smoked at least one pack of cigarettes in your life, this poster sure gets you the urge to go and buy one. But don’t do it, cigarettes are bad, besides they...
„A good short film stands out immediately.” - an interview with Laurence Reymond

„A good short film stands out immediately.” – an interview with Laurence Reymond

The truly Cannes part of our World of Shorts Cannes 2013 issue is going on our blog with an interview by Zsuzsanna Deák and Cristina Grosan who where talking with somebody who does something very relevant and interesting. So, you know, here it is: We met Laurence Reymond, the short film selector for Quinzaine des...
Plan under 15 minutes! - an interview with Maryna Vroda

Plan under 15 minutes! – an interview with Maryna Vroda

Read an interview by Anita Libor which is featured in the Cannes section of our World of Shorts magazine. Maryna Vroda is the director of Cross County, a short film about running, which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010. Regarding storytelling, Cross Country is a very peculiar film. Was it...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page Cannes - Snails

Daazo presents: Pitch Page Cannes – Snails

Through 7 days starting from May 15th, we are presenting the best 7 Pitch Pages which made the print version of our World of Shorts Magazine. We’ll have interviews with the filmmakers as well! Straight from Ukraine, Maria Stepanska is aiming to get her short “Snails” produced. We hope that her great-looking Pitch Page gets her...
9 things you did not know about Cannes - so far!

9 things you did not know about Cannes – so far!

Finally, we have some fun-to-read “Things you didn’t know”-type of material on the World of Shorts blog. 9 things you never knew by Anita Libor, editor of the magazine.  The prestigious Cannes Film Festival organises several short film competitions, but we know very little about the whole process behind the Official Short Film Selection: This...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page Cannes - Nina&Ondro

Daazo presents: Pitch Page Cannes – Nina&Ondro

Through 7 days starting from May 15th, we are presenting the best 7 Pitch Pages which made the print version of our World of Shorts Magazine. We’ll have interviews with the filmmakers as well! Stay tuned, and now, read about Nina&Ondro from Slovakia. Nina&Ondro has a €70,000 budget and a big chunk of that (€50,000)...
A Film Is More Than The Sum of Its Parts

A Film Is More Than The Sum of Its Parts

The editorial piece from our brand new WOSH. If you say Cannes, I know what you mean. Cannes is a kind of magic word in the world of filmmaking. If you are in Cannes it means that you are in the business. Everybody knows that something really glossy and significant is going on there every...