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DepicT! wants your super-short films

DepicT! is challenging creatives across the globe to show their creative stuff in just a minute and a half. Enter for free online to be in with a chance of winning £1500, priceless industry exposure at the 18th Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival (18 – 23 Sep 2012) and beyond as well other exclusive...

Call for applications: Borderline

NISI MASA and FEST (Portuguese member of the network) are glad to announce the call for applications for Borderline, an itinerant film production project for 2012, which will take place in November on the route, beginning in Paris and finishing in Guimarães, 2012 European Capital of Culture. Borderline aims to investigate the immigration issue in...

First Berlinale Residency Participants Confirmed

Berlinale Residency, the Festival’s new international fellowship programme, is inviting six filmmakers with their latest projects to Berlin for four months, beginning in September 2012, so they can finalize their scripts, and develop production and distribution strategies. An international jury – consisting of Bruno Bettati, producer at Jirafa Films and director of the Valdivia International...

MPHILMS SUMMER WORKSHOP 2012 – 5th Edition

30th July – 12th August 2012, Banská Štiavnica Project Authors and Producers: Marek Leščák and Mátyás Prikler Workshop Coordinator: Katarína Krnáčová The 5th MPhilms Summer Workshop is designed for young people in the age of 15 to 25 interested in film, photography, performance and visual arts. Workshop participants would consist of 20 chosen aspirants from...

Encounters Call for Entries – 1 week to go!

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is moving in 2012! They now take place earlier, from 18-23 September. They don’t want anyone to get caught out by missing the submission deadline this year, which is on Wednesday 6th June. As a dedicated short film festival, Encounters is one of the best-known showcases and networking events...

First Cut Camp 2012 is open to apply!

European Motion Picture Workshop would like to invite filmmakers to apply for First Cut Camp 2012, a hands-on workshop for filmmakers at Lake Balaton, Hungary. During the course participants (directors, screenwriters, directors of photography, actors, editors, sound designers, producers, animators, creative and graphic ad designers and copy writers) will form groups under the supervision of...

World of Shorts – Cannes 2012: Celebrating Short Film with a Big Bang

Based in the vibrant city of Bristol, UK, Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is back in 2012 and coming of age for its 18th edition. Growing up but not growing old, six fast, furious and fun days of screenings, gala events, workshops and industry debates will celebrate the best in international short film and...

World of shorts – Cannes 2012: Dealing with authors’ rights

Rights are a key element of the value chain in the film industry. Economic rights are based on two fundamental rights: the right to reproduce a work and the right to communicate the work to the public. Shooting a film is a reproduction of the work. So are DVDs. Showing a film in a theatre...

World of Shorts – Cannes 2012: Ready to share with the world

Today is THE day when we welcome you on board of a fascinating and full of variety world of Lithuanian short films. A newly established Lithuanian Shorts agency asks for two minutes of your attention in order to reveal the secret of a country that was missing on the map of short films until today....

World of Shorts – Cannes 2012: Make a shortfilm – sell it!

A while ago you had a brilliant idea that triggered you to write a script. You developed an amazing story and started working on a short film. You invested a lot of time and energy to raise funds, find partners, assemble the team, go into production and complete the film in post-production. After many months...

World of Shorts – Cannes 2012: From PC to TV – The year of Smart TV

An interview with Dan Saunders, Director of Content Services at Samsung Electronics’s European Headquarters in England. 2012 is undoubtedly the year of smart TV: for us, this is a particularly happy fact, since Daazo’s shorts are now available on Samsung’s Smart TV. Dan Saunders, Director of Content Services at Samsung Electronics’s European Headquarters in London...

World of Shorts – Cannes 2012: Denying the classic ways

Michal Hogenauer’s new film Tambylles will be presented at the Cannes Film Festival by the Cinéfondation. However, this is not the very first time we heard about him. He just completed the Visegrad Shorts on Tour with his previous film, Children Watching Night Trains, so we are very glad to see him again and ask...