Festivals
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...
Tribeca: Indiegogo releases FREE crowdfunding handbook for filmmakers

Tribeca: Indiegogo releases FREE crowdfunding handbook for filmmakers

Indiegogo has released the first ever step by step handbook for filmmakers on how to crowdfund their next project. The amazing new tool will walk any perspective or current Indiegogo filmmaker through everything they need to know about crowdfunding; from technical set up to how to how best to utilize social media to creating original...
Cannes 2014: Shorts competition and Cinéfondation titles are out!

Cannes 2014: Shorts competition and Cinéfondation titles are out!

This year’s selection includes a Hungarian-Romanian co-production, “The Execution” by Petra Szőcs, which had its National Premiere at the first edition of Daazo’s Friss Hús Budapest ISFF while “Provincia” which is in the Cinéfondation line-up, also had its National premiere at Friss Hús Budapest ISFF this March during the second edition. This year, the Selection...
Go Short Awards

Go Short Awards

After five days of festival, the sixth edition of Go Short was a great success. Just like last year, the festival has grown. On Saturday 12 April Go Short announced the award winners of the European Competition, the Dutch and the Breaking Short Student Competition, and the Youth Award. These prizes are handed out by...
Submit your short film to Miskolc Cinefest 2014!

Submit your short film to Miskolc Cinefest 2014!

Submissions are open for Jameson Cinefest 2014! The 11th International Film Festival of Miskolc is eagerly waiting for the submitted films, until the 31th of May! The main goal of Cinefest is giving an opportunity for the young directors (under 35) to introduce themselves in feature films, short films, documentary and animation. They accept the...
It's Almost Festival Time

It’s Almost Festival Time

We are exactly one day away from the Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival and super excited for the event. It looks like it’s going to be a great 4-day event filled with good films and cultural activities. Check out the Friss Hús Classics here, the best from last year’s festival, available online until...