Festivals
Toronto Short Cuts International line-up announced!

Toronto Short Cuts International line-up announced!

The 14th Toronto International Film Festival announced yesterday their first Short Cuts International line-up. Throughout the festival, 36 short films and their directors are going to represent 29 countries and cultures. The first Short Cuts International award is going to come with the prize of $10,000. The TIFF director of special project, Shane Smith said:...
Call for KinoBerlino Filmmaking Festival

Call for KinoBerlino Filmmaking Festival

Are you hungry to create new movies? KinoBerlino international filmmaking festival is calling out for young talents, who wish to participate in the biggest open filmmaking festival in Europe. The event takes place in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin from August 30 to September 7. They are not just welcoming filmmakers and actors, but DoPs, boom operators, sound...
13th Concorto Film Festival

13th Concorto Film Festival

Concorto is about to open its 13th edition. This year they have 44 short films in competition with a wide variety of styles, languages, themes in the selection; they are trying to register, like a seismograph, where cinema is moving today. The official selection is listed here. Concorto will have a jury to assign the main...
Short films in Locarno Film Festival

Short films in Locarno Film Festival

On the 16th of July, Cineuropa Shorts presented the short film program of Locarno Film Festival, which starts today on the 6th and ends on the 16th of August. The Pardi di domani  section presents international short and medium-length films as well, made by film students. The members of the jury are Rutger Hauer (Dutch actor),...
Call for Entries - Berlinale Talents 2015

Call for Entries – Berlinale Talents 2015

Berlinale Talents is the annual summit and networking platform of the Berlin International Film Festival for 300 emerging film creatives from all over the world. The next edition of Berlinale Talents takes place Feb 7- 12, 2015. Emerging directors, screenwriters, producers, distributors, world sales agents, actors, cinematographers, editors, production designers, sound designers, film music composers...
12th London Short Film Festival

12th London Short Film Festival

Now in its twelfth year, LSFF will take place over ten days from Friday 9th – Sunday 18th January 2015 across twenty five major London venues, combining over 300 independent shorts, live music events, training, parties, and art. Renowned for its daring cross-arts programming, LSFF showcases the very best of the country’s raw talent. And...
Encounters announces 20th anniversary celebration

Encounters announces 20th anniversary celebration

The 20th edition of the Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival will usher in an exciting new era for the event, celebrating 20 years of international leadership in talent development and innovation, taking place in Bristol from 16th to 21st September 2014. Encounters 2014 will mark two decades of festival history and reflect the era...
The London Short Film Festival is accepting International submissions for the first time this year!

The London Short Film Festival is accepting International submissions for the first time this year!

The London Short Film Festival prides itself on breaking new talent, many of the filmmakers they do retrospectives with screened their first film at LSFF, so keeping the festival open to those people who are just starting out is a top priority. Submissions are now OPEN for the 12th London Short Film Festival (9 – 18 Jan 2015)...
The Award Winners of the 12th Brussels Film Festival – June, 2014 –  Sunshine, crowds and good vibes !

The Award Winners of the 12th Brussels Film Festival – June, 2014 – Sunshine, crowds and good vibes !

The 12th Brussels Film Festival closed on Saturday the 14th of June with the awards ceremony in the  presence of the prizewinners, followed by the screening of the film THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY, the  first feature film by Hossein Amini (the screenwriter of Drive) and based on the eponymous novel by the thriller queen Patricia Highsmith....
Abbas Kiarostami and the Jury announced the winners of the 17th Cinéfondation Selection

Abbas Kiarostami and the Jury announced the winners of the 17th Cinéfondation Selection

The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury headed by Abbas Kiarostami and including Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Noémie Lvovsky, Daniela Thomas and Joachim Trier, has awarded the 2014 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of the winning films. The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 16 student films, chosen out of 1...
World of Shorts - Cannes 2014 Issue is out!

World of Shorts – Cannes 2014 Issue is out!

Daazo’s World of Shorts magazine is finally out, for the wonderful and glamorous Cannes Film Festival! In this issue we introduce three filmmakers who are at very different stages of their Cannes career (a first timer, a fourth timer, and one of the most established Cannes directors), we focus on the alternative ways of financing...
BBB Film Festival: Call for Submissions

BBB Film Festival: Call for Submissions

Balkans Beyond Borders opens the call for submissions for the 5th edition of Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival, the festival that travels from city to city in the Balkans. After four successive years of BBB film festival, young filmmakers again have the opportunity to create, share, show their films, meet and collaborate. This year...