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Generation 2017: Celebrating 40 Years of Film Programming for Young Audiences at the Berlinale

Generation 2017: Celebrating 40 Years of Film Programming for Young Audiences at the Berlinale

Forty years ago, the Berlinale launched the festival programme for the young cineastes. From the beginning the concept was embraced and celebrated by its target audiences and consequently expanded through the establishment of a further competition programme catering to adolescents. Since 2007, the Generation section has united the Kplus and 14plus competitions together under one...
Oberhausen Seminar for Curators, Filmmakers, Researchers

Oberhausen Seminar for Curators, Filmmakers, Researchers

We received the great news that the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is now calling for applications to the Oberhausen Seminar. The London-based researcher and writer Michele Pierson will lead the workshop along with Canadian curator, critic and researcher Mike Zryd. The Oberhausen Seminar will take place during the 63rd Festival (11-16 May 2017). Applications are now open,...
The winners of Locarno Film Festival!

The winners of Locarno Film Festival!

The 68th Festival del film Locarno has always been one of the most unique spot amongst the European film festivals, with its precisely selected programme and stunning screening spot of the main square of Locarno, in Switzerland. They announced the winners on the 15th of August, here are the short films that took home the main...
Guide to Short Film Festivals in India

Guide to Short Film Festivals in India

  The Goa & Pune Short Film Festival invites young filmmakers to submit their short film, documentary, experimental or animation. 4th Pune Short Film Festival Entries Open: September-October Entry Fee: Rs 300 or US 10 1st Goa Short Film Festival Entries Open: July-September Entry Fee: Rs 300 or US 10 Maximum 30 Minutes The Best...
Berlinale Shorts 2013 – Cinema’s Avant-Gardists or on Meandering through Time and Space

Berlinale Shorts 2013 – Cinema’s Avant-Gardists or on Meandering through Time and Space

27 films from 20 countries will be competing for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear Jury Prize, the DAAD Short Film Award, and a short film nomination for the European Film Prize. The programme includes 22 world premieres, five international premieres, and one film out of competition: Ossama Mohammed’s Khutwa Khutwa (Step by Step) from...

IFFR Trainee Project for Young Film Critics

The International Film Festival Rotterdam welcomes applications for the 15th IFFR Trainee Project for Young Film Critics taking place during its 42nd edition (January 23 – February 3, 2013). Deadline for applications: November 2, 2012. Information / applications: IFFR Press Office, press@filmfestivalrotterdam.com. Introduction The International Film Festival Rotterdam supports film making, film producing and journalistic...
S-3D CINEMA GOES EUROPEAN

S-3D CINEMA GOES EUROPEAN

In order to promote S-3D films in Europe, the MEDIA programme of the European Commission opted to support, in 2011, the first edition of the 3D Film Mart, the first stereoscopic S-3D film co-production market in Europe. This event was begun by TWIST, the Walloon (Belgium) cluster for film and digital media, the University of...
How to Upload Your Film?

How to Upload Your Film?

We’re here for you! Daazo has put together a little tutorial, to make sure everything go as planned when you want to upload and share your short films! If you have further questions, don’t hesitate to ask!
World of Shorts - Sarajevo 2012: One day at a film market

World of Shorts – Sarajevo 2012: One day at a film market

Film festivals and film markets are those events when your every-day office job as a sales agent turns into a lively and exciting fusion of business meetings, film screenings and all-day-long networking. How does a sales agent’s day look like in Clermont-Ferrand, Annecy, Berlin or Cannes? In the morning, before leaving the hotel and heading...
Berlinale Talent Campus #11 call for entries now open

Berlinale Talent Campus #11 call for entries now open

“Some Like It Hot” The eleventh Berlinale Talent Campus will invite 300 emerging filmmakers from all over the world (directors, screenwriters, producers, distributors, actors, cinematographers, editors, production designers, sound designers/score composers, and film critics) during the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. The Campus will take place at the Hebbel am Ufer Theatre (HAU 1-3) in...
Five Short Films Nominated for the Cartoon d'Or 2012

Five Short Films Nominated for the Cartoon d’Or 2012

Animated shorts from France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Czech Republic are among the finalists. The winner will be announced at Cartoon Forum 2012, to be held in Toulouse next September CARTOON – the European Association of Animation Film – has announced the five finalists for the Cartoon d’Or 2012, the pan-European award for the best...
World of Shorts - Sarajevo 2012: Race you to it. Awekening the interest of your counterpart.

World of Shorts – Sarajevo 2012: Race you to it. Awekening the interest of your counterpart.

Awakening the interest of your counterpart – an interview with Karin Angela Schyle from the Robert Bosch Stiftung. The Robert Bosch Stiftung encourages young and emerging filmmakers: let’s see what the competition programme, called Co-Production Prize, and the Project Market held in Sarajevo can offer. The Co-Production Prize encourages young filmmakers to cross borders film production-wise...