Festivals
Pázmány Film Festival: Call for Submissions

Pázmány Film Festival: Call for Submissions

The Pázmány Film Festival invites Italian and  Hungarian young filmmakers to submit their short film, animation or documentary. The 3-day event will take place between April 9-11, in Budapest and Piliscsaba. The festival’s guests are, among others, Italian filmmakers including Ugo Gregoretti, director, Gilberto Martinelli, sound designer and Fernando Barbieri, Head of Programmes at Kalat Nissa Film Festival. The deadline...
European Short Films Amarante 2014

European Short Films Amarante 2014

Create a short film for Amarante Festival   Casa da Juventude de Amarante and Cineclube de Amarante are giving talented filmmakers the chance to have their film screened as part of  European Short Films Amarante, May 17 and 18, 2014. Creative Task The main objectives are the promotion of European values and the citizens role in...
From love to hatred, from anger to playfulness - Berlinale Shorts never disappoint

From love to hatred, from anger to playfulness – Berlinale Shorts never disappoint

illustration by Ewa Borysewicz Waiting for the Berlinale Shorts screening is always an unbelievably exciting time. It is inspiring to see so many people queuing up for a selection that always turns out to be a breath-taking experience. It was no different in the case of the first Berlinale Shorts screening where five exceptional films...
A Wall is a Screen

A Wall is a Screen

Hilarious letter, useful informations and list from a cinematic team: After a brilliant start with three events in India, we did not even unpack our luggage and will travel straight on to Clermont- Ferrand, the Berlinale and the Glasgow Short Film Festival. Thane, a small suburb of Mumbai with 1.8 million inhabitants held the Upvan...
London Short Film Festival 2014 Winners

London Short Film Festival 2014 Winners

The winners of the LSFF11 were announced on Sunday. The winners were: British Council Award for Best UK Short  GETTING ON, Dir. Ewan Stewart, 9 mins (see a teaser of the film above). ICA Award Best Experimental Short END OF THE ROAD, Dir. London Fieldworks (Bruce Gilchrist and Jo Joelson), 11 mins Special Mentions: Swallow, Dir....
Agnés Godard, Christopher Doyle to give master classes at Berlinale Talents

Agnés Godard, Christopher Doyle to give master classes at Berlinale Talents

Berlinale Talents 2014: 300 Talents from 79 Countries / Cinematographers Agnès Godard, Franz Lustig and Christopher Doyle to Mentor Talents / New Initiative “Berlinale TalentsMarket Hub” Powered by Canon From a pool of 4167 applicants, an international jury selected 300 Talents from 79 countries and across the board of filmmaking disciplines. The Talents are invited to the HAU...
Friss Hús 2.0 - Budapest Short Film Festival by Daazo is calling for films

Friss Hús 2.0 – Budapest Short Film Festival by Daazo is calling for films

The second edition of Friss Hús – Budapest Short Film Festival, organised by Daazo.com – World of Shorts is launching its 2014 call for films. Friss Hús will take place in Budapest between 27-30 March 2014. Besides providing many professional opportunities for the selected filmmakers, Friss Hús is a highly popular festival too, with a...
Praying for Snow - Recap of the Zubroffka International Short Film Festival

Praying for Snow – Recap of the Zubroffka International Short Film Festival

Being at Zubroffka in Bialystok, Poland is exciting, fun with a big doze of party buzz. Oh, and it’s also extremely cold. So were the films, but in a good way. Zubroffka programs consists mainly of arthouse dramas with that unique Eastern tone we all now from Eastern/Central European territories and that is of course...
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...