Festivals
News flash: Sundance releases its shorts programme

News flash: Sundance releases its shorts programme

Sundance Institute announced today the program of short films selected to screen at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The 2014 Short Film program is comprised of 66 short films selected from a record 8,161 submissions (59 more than for the 2013 Festival). Trevor...
Sleepwalkers Student&Short Film Festival releases full programme

Sleepwalkers Student&Short Film Festival releases full programme

The full programme for Sleepwalkers Student and Short Film Festival has been announced! The sub-festival of the Black Nights Film Festival will showcase some of the very best shorts in the world to give exposure for those filmmakers who are right on the cinema’s cutting edge. Sleepwalkers Student and Short Film Festival is centred around...
17th International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur: A recap of our experiences

17th International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur: A recap of our experiences

Winterthur. Or as they call it sometimes: “Winti”. A relatively small town of 100,000 people, 20 minutes from Zürich, is apparently the 6th biggest town in Switzerland. Every November, now for the 17th time, the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur is held in this clean, well organized (maybe even too well) city. This short film festival is...
17th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur wraps: China and Lucerne are the big winners

17th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur wraps: China and Lucerne are the big winners

Hu Wei wins the Grand Prize and the Audience Award of the 17th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur with his film “La lampe au beurre de yak”. The Promotional Award goes to “Quelqu’un d’extraordinaire” by Monia Chokri. The jury awards the Prize for the Best Swiss Film to “Kod Ćoška” by Corina Schwingruber Ilić and Nikola Ilić from Lucerne. Deserved...
The long days of short films are here: Kurzfilmtage Winterthur kicks off today

The long days of short films are here: Kurzfilmtage Winterthur kicks off today

The festival is about to begin: starting Tuesday, everything in and around the Casino Theatre will be about short films. The visitors of Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, the short film festival of Switzerland, can expect exciting competition programmes, carefully curated special programmes and a supporting programme for the industry and general public. At the 17th edition,...
ZUBROFFKA to screen Oscar-nominated shorts in December

ZUBROFFKA to screen Oscar-nominated shorts in December

Submit your short film to ZUBROFFKA and win a chance to have your film distributed internationally by the world’s leading short film distributor, ShortsTV! Watch this year’s Oscar® Nominated Short Films   at ZUBROFFKA Festival. This year’s festival will be a real treat for fans of short films! The program will feature more than 200 films...
FLICKERFEST 23rd SHORT FILM FEST SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 18TH OCTOBER

FLICKERFEST 23rd SHORT FILM FEST SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 18TH OCTOBER

Celebrating its 23rd year, Flickerfest, Australia’s only Academy® Award accredited and BAFTA recognised Short Film festival, and its largest short film competition, is now accepting entries from Australia and around the world, for our 2014 Festival. Flickerfest will screen for 10 days under the summer stars at Bondi Beach in January 2014 with selected highlights heading off after...
Zubroffka Short Film Festival is calling for entries!

Zubroffka Short Film Festival is calling for entries!

Zubroffka Short Film Festival in Białystok has now opened the entries for the official competitive section in the festival and … they do not charge an entry fee!    The competitions categories are:  -  Eastward Window – dedicated filmmakers from post-soviet countries (inc. Russia)  - Whole Wide World – for international filmmakers out of Poland and post-soviet area, ...
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...
Perspektive Deutsches Kino: Looking for a Young Jury!

Perspektive Deutsches Kino: Looking for a Young Jury!

The French-German Youth Office (FGYO), official partner of the Berlinale, is calling for applications for the “FGYO-Award Dialogue en perspective” jury in the Perspektive Deutsches Kino section. Starting now, young film lovers can apply to become jury members for the independent Berlinale award “FGYO-Award Dialogue en perspective”. The prize is donated and endowed with 5,000.00 € by...
Winterthur Preview 2013: Special Programmes Beyond Stereotypes

Winterthur Preview 2013: Special Programmes Beyond Stereotypes

Less than 70 days are left before the 17th edition of Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur kicks off six days of short films, including the highly coveted competition programmes. The title of the special programme series focus is «Independent Cinema USA». The number of films submitted for the national and international competition has been rising continuously over the past...
ANIFILM is calling for entries!

ANIFILM is calling for entries!

ANIFILM, International Festival of Animated Films, Trebon 2014 is announcing CALL FOR ENTRIES! Creators and producers, submitt your films to the competition of International Festival of Animated Films ANIFILM, which will take place in the beautiful bohemian spa town of Třeboň, Czech Republic, Europe 6th – 11th May 2014. ANIFILM competition sections categories are: 1. International Competition of Feature...