Venice 2014
Living the festival life, shaken but not stirred

Living the festival life, shaken but not stirred

Back in  the heyday of videotape, I used to make VHS copies of my short films patiently, one by one, with two VCRs oddly connected one to the other. These were the prehistoric days of the Internet, when we couldn’t find any decent information about film festivals on the Web. Thanks to a film festival...
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....
The Good, the Bad, and the Selected

The Good, the Bad, and the Selected

In the Venice 2014 issue of World of Shorts, the director of Tampere Film Festival, Jukka-Pekka Laakso unveiled some of the mysteries behind the selection process and shed light on the reasons for some things that often puzzle filmmakers. The selection process of film festivals is always a mystery to filmmakers. Surely the selected films...
World of Shorts Venice 2014 Issue is out now!

World of Shorts Venice 2014 Issue is out now!

Give a warm welcome for the newest Venice 2014 Issue of World Of Shorts magazine!  The magazine is available in print at the festival’s venues and it covers the short sections of the festival as well as introduces the alternative ways of a successful festival strategy. The magazine also offers an extensive festival panorama. The...
Venice 2014 - Shorts of the Orizzonti section

Venice 2014 – Shorts of the Orizzonti section

The Venice Film Festival (La Biennale di Venezia) is well known for its high-quality program, bringing great talents, completed with new and interesting voices into their selections year by year. The 71th festival is continuing this ambitious program this year as well, from the world premier features in the Venezia 71 and the Out of...