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Fest Anca Short Film Competition!

Fest Anca Short Film Competition!

In the last couple of weeks we shared a bunch of amazing animation short films on Daazo’s different social platforms, which we received from the archives of Fest Anca International Animation Festival. We gathered them together on a special Fest Anca channel on Daazo, take a look inside! On this week, the 2015th edition of...
Encounters 2013 announces winners

Encounters 2013 announces winners

Encounters 2013 has announced its winning short films after five days of competitive screenings, with British filmmakers Jamie Stone and Felix Massie taking the Grand Prix Awards, making 2013 the first year with a double British win.   Festival audiences have the chance to see a selection of the winning films screening today (Sunday 22nd...

Fifty years of celebrating film

The Viennale turns 50 this year. I first caught glimpse of this festival last year. I had the good chance of visiting the Berlinale and Cannes film festival a few times, not to mention smaller festivals. My prior attendance to these festivals strongly formed my expectations. Over a whole weekend spent in the capital of...
World of Shorts - Sarajevo 2012: The Unknown Faces of Kornél Mundruczó

World of Shorts – Sarajevo 2012: The Unknown Faces of Kornél Mundruczó

You can watch all of Kornél Mundruczó’s shortfilms on Daazo.com. Click away! 1. Started his career as an actor: he was even cast for a Hungarian soap opera. 2. In the beginning of his acting studies, his teachers suggested he changed his name to Kornél Málnási. 3. Father of two beautiful children. 4. Owns a...
World of Shorts - Sarajevo 2012: Discovering Brave Filmmaking - An interview with Elma Tataragic

World of Shorts – Sarajevo 2012: Discovering Brave Filmmaking – An interview with Elma Tataragic

Elma Tataragic is one of the founders of the Sarajevo Film Festival and works as the selector of its Competition Programme. In addition to  her activity at the Sarajevo Film Festival, Elma is also a filmmaker and teacher: she was a script collaborator on Aida Begić’s diploma film First Death Experience (Cinefondation 2001 – Cannes Film...
World of Shorts - Sarajevo 2012: Putting the Ping back in the Pong

World of Shorts – Sarajevo 2012: Putting the Ping back in the Pong

Producer Ferenc Pusztai and director Orsi Nagypál on taking film to another level. FIRST MEETING: BERLIN Orsi Nagypál: I participated in the Talent Campus at the Berlinale in 2010 and I went to eat Vietnamese food with my friend Virág Zomborácz, who had already been working with Ferenc Pusztai. At the time, I was deeply...

Cinéfondation Prizes 2010

This year the Cinéfondation Selection showed 13 student films coming from Asia, Europe, North and South America. The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, presided by Atom Egoyan, composed of film directors Carlos Diegues and Marc Recha and actresses Emmanuelle Devos and Dinara Droukarova, has awarded the Cinéfondation prizes during a ceremony in the Buñuel Theatre....

Winners of Clermont-Ferrand

Since Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival is a true home of short films and it has a very prestigious competition, the winners of the festival are giving us a good overview of the landscape of the actual short film industry. However the winners can be hardly seen by a wide audience, you will might catch them on...

Festival deadlines in February 2010

It is never too late to apply to these festivals. All have a deadline this month. Here we have our suggestions for February. Krakow Film Festival Krakow, Poland Entries must be received by 11th Feb 2010 Krakow FF promotes the documentary, animated and short films. More than 350 films are presented during KFF every year....

The Selected Shorts for Matter of Taste

Nisi Masa finally selected the short films for its Matter of Taste programme at the Lago Film Festival. Many of the films can be viewed on Daazo.com Stort’ – by Joris Hoebe, The Netherlands Silent Consent – by Alessandro Bianco, Italy Tripe and Onions – by Márton Szirmai, Hungary Brei Brumm Bumm (Mash goes Splash)...

Winners of the 49th Krakow Film Festival

Having watched all the competitive films The International Competition Jury of the 49th Krakow Film Festival consisting of: Zbigniew Rybczyński – chairman (Poland), Christoffer Olofsson (Sweden), Eduardo Chapero-Jackson (Spain), Chris Tidman (United Kingdom), Leo Kantor (Sweden) has decided to award the following prizes : The Golden Dragon to the film “Pizza in Auschwitz” /“Pizza be...