Interviews
Meet the Future Frames - Moïra Pitteloud

Meet the Future Frames – Moïra Pitteloud

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival successfully ended on Saturday, but we still have a few people to introduce from the Future Frames programme, which was focusing on 10 European film students and graduates from 10 different schools around the continent. We met six of them already, so here’s the lucky seventh, Moïra Pitteloud from Switzerland,...
Meet the Future Frames - Jerry Carlsson

Meet the Future Frames – Jerry Carlsson

The 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival ends today, but we still have a few directors to introduce from the Future Frames programme, so let’s get going. Here’s Jerry Carlsson from Sweden, and his short film All We Share. How does it feel to be choosen into the Future Frames programme? It feels great! I...
Meet the Future Frames - James Fitzgerald

Meet the Future Frames – James Fitzgerald

The 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival might be ending tomorrow, but we still have talents to introduce from the Future Frames programme. Let’s meet James Fitzgerald from Ireland, director of the short film Skunky Dog. How does it feel to be choosen into the Future Frames programme? Its a huge honour to be chosen...
Meet the Future Frames - Patrick Vollrath

Meet the Future Frames – Patrick Vollrath

We introduced three graduating directors already from the Future Frames programme, which is being held as part of the 50th Karlovy Vary Film Festival. All of them are invited from different European film schools to meet the press, the audience, and important members of the industry and to share their fresh artistic style. Here’s Patrick...
Meet the Future Frames - Halfdan Tøndel

Meet the Future Frames – Halfdan Tøndel

The Future Frames programme is introducing the future of European filmmaking part of the 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. We created a series of interviews with the 10 choosen talents, here’s Halfdan Tøndel from Norway, the director of the short film  Bird Hearts. How does it feel to be choosen into the Future Frames programme?...
Meet the Future Frames - Raphaël Crombez

Meet the Future Frames – Raphaël Crombez

Yesterday we started to share the first of the series of interviews with the chosen directors of the Future Frames programme, at the 50th Karlovy Vary Film Festival. From 10 different European film schools, 10 young film students and graduates are being introduced to the press, to producers, agents, and other important members of the film industry....
Meet the Future Frames - Martina Buchelová

Meet the Future Frames – Martina Buchelová

The 50th Karlovy Vary Film Festival has opened its gate on saturday, in the heart of the Czech Republic. In the name of this great anniversary, they created once again a wonderful selection of European features and also introduced a new programme called Future Frames, that’s focusing on 10 young talented film students from 10...
“Leaving aside the dreamlike universe”

“Leaving aside the dreamlike universe”

Simon Mesa Soto won the Palme d’or last year with his slow-paced and sensitive film Leidi. We asked him about the shooting, his Cannes experience and short film in his native Colombia. interview by Zsuzsanna Deák Tell us about the shooting! It took place in a neighbourhood called Picacho located up in the mountains in...
Angers, the French city of debut feature films

Angers, the French city of debut feature films

Thibaut Bracq is the programmateur of the Angers Premiers Plans, a film festival in France which has the reputation for discovering promising and emerging filmmakers. Thibaut was one of our international guests at the Friss Hús International Short Film Festival in Budapest. During his visit he explained to us in detail how the Angers Premiers Plans Film...
Clash of the generations - Interview with Jure Pavlović

Clash of the generations – Interview with Jure Pavlović

Jure Pavlović is representing Croatia in the Generation Section of the 65th Berlinale Film Festival this year. His short film Piknik tells the natural but powerful story of a boy and his father, whose life and fate got defined by the war. We asked Jure during the Berlinale, about his story, his country’s filmmaking system and...
Organising festival life is a full time job

Organising festival life is a full time job

Réka Bucsi is one of the most successful short film makers in Hungary. Her animation Symphony No. 42 has had numerous festival appearances. She works together with Daazo to manage the festival life of her film and here she shares her experiences with the readers of World of Shorts. The festival life of Symphony Nr....
Award-winning director Mihály Schwechtje on his film "Cold Grove"

Award-winning director Mihály Schwechtje on his film “Cold Grove”

The dynamic filmmaker Mihály Schwechtje shares his award-winning film on Daazo. The critically acclaimed work, entitled Cold Grove tells the story of two young boys are struggling every day to earn enough. For living they collect garbage from the country road what they try to resell. But there is someone, the Pilot Hat man who...