World of Young Cinema - the Cannes 2016 issue is out now!

World of Young Cinema – the Cannes 2016 issue is out now!

The Cannes 2016 issue of the first feature and short film magazine World of Young Cinema is out now! The English-language first feature and short film magazine writes about young cinema professionals and their activities. Emerging producers from the Producers on the Move programme share their thoughts on their works...
Winners of the 62nd Oberhausen!

Winners of the 62nd Oberhausen!

The 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen was finished yesterday, where they gave out the awards in many different categories. Here are the winners: Prizes awarded by the International Jury – Members: Andrés Denegri (Argentina), Stella Händler (Switzerland), Marta Kuzma (Sweden), Joanna Raczyńska (USA), Mika Taanila (Finland) Grand Prize of the...
Vienna Independent Shorts programme!

Vienna Independent Shorts programme!

The 13th Vienna Indenependent Shorts international short film festival has announced its complete programme a few days ago. The festival will be held between 25th – 31st of May. Here are the selections and titles from the 13th edition: THE SELECTION FOR FICTION & DOCUMENTARY 2016 / FICTION & DOCUMENTARY I...
The winners of Daazo's 4th Friss Hús International Short Film Festival!

The winners of Daazo’s 4th Friss Hús International Short Film Festival!

The winners of the 4th Friss Hús  International Short Film Festival were announced last Sunday in Budapest, at the. We are extremely happy with the turnout, almost all the screenings were sold out – both international and Hungarian ones. The festival was held from the 30th March until the 3rd of April, here...
Official programme of the 4th Friss Hús!

Official programme of the 4th Friss Hús!

The 4th edition of Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival is starting in less than two weeks, but the official selection has arrived today! Hungarian and international short films have been selected in 9 different sections. Amongst the international selection, you can find the winner of the Academy Award...
The official programme of the Berlinale Shorts!

The official programme of the Berlinale Shorts!

The 66th Berlinale International Film Festival is just around the corner (11-21st of February), and it’s getting more and more exciting every day, since they started dropping the names and titles of the privileged programme. And today was one of these amazing moments – they announced the official shortfilms! And one...
Daazo takes you everywhere

Daazo takes you everywhere

Daazo’s team has recently started its new service: the Festival Strategy Service. Since we have been part of the short film industry for a while, we have been asked by many filmmakers how and where to send their films. Which festivals and markets are relevant, how is it possible to...
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Euro Connection 2016 is calling for applicants!

Euro Connection 2016 is calling for applicants!

Euro Connection is the marketplace for short film co-production in Europe. The next edition will take place on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 February 2016 in Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, with the aim of fostering partnerships between European production companies, financial backers and broadcasters for short film projects. Producers from the 23 associated countries...
The winners of the 12th Jameson Cinefest!

The winners of the 12th Jameson Cinefest!

On Saturday evening they gave out the awards of the Jameson Cinefest International Film Festival, which was held at Miskolc, Hungary for the 12th time. The festival had to pleasure to welcome its biggest audience so far, and the crowds did not only came for the International Competition screenings, but to the Out of Competition,...
Competing short films at Warsaw Film Festival!

Competing short films at Warsaw Film Festival!

The 31st Warsaw Film Festival has announced it’s short film programme yesterday, at the official website. Thefestival will be held between the 9th and 18th of October, in the main capital of Poland. Out of the received 4000 submissions, they choose 23 films from 18 countries, including live action, animation, and documentary short films. The winners...
Aki Kaurismäki and Jørgen Leth at Curtocircuito Film Festival!

Aki Kaurismäki and Jørgen Leth at Curtocircuito Film Festival!

The 12th edition of Curcocircuito – International Short Film Festival will be held from the 6th until the 11th of October, at Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The officially competing short films at the festival are divided into two selections: Radar and Explora. Radar: International selection of titles that set trends both in fiction and non-fiction films....
Orizzonti winners of Venice Film Festival!

Orizzonti winners of Venice Film Festival!

The 72nd edition of ‘Mostra Internazionale D’Arte Cinematografica la Biennale di Venezia – also known as the Venice Film Festival has ended this weekend. We wrote about the short films of the festival, which are always introduced in the Orizzonti selection, the section of “the new trends in the cinema”. Here are the winners: The...
Communicating the essence and the vision of your story - Interview with Matthew Murdoch

Communicating the essence and the vision of your story – Interview with Matthew Murdoch

The 31st Short film Festival interfilm Berlin will once again be the host of interForum short pitch forum, in December, where Daazo is handing out every year the Daazo FSS (Festival Strategy Service) award for one of the great pitchers. The forum was created to build up a conversation between professionals and talented young filmmakers. We reached...
Oberhausen short films in Africa!

Oberhausen short films in Africa!

Films from International Short Film Festival Oberhausen will be presented at the biggest African art fair, at the FNB JoburgArtFair. Founded in 2008, the FNB JoburgArtFair is the leading and oldest art fair on the African continent. From 11 to 13 September, galleries, artists, collectors, journalists and lovers of African art from Africa, but also from...
Submit to ŻUBROFFKA Short Film Festival!

Submit to ŻUBROFFKA Short Film Festival!

One of the coolest (literally) short film event of the year is International Short Film Festival ŻUBROFFKA, which is taking place in the great city of Białystok, by the border of Poland and Belrussia. The 10th edition of the festival will be held from the 2nd-6th of December. We wrote about our experiences with the...
Submit to London Short Film Festival!

Submit to London Short Film Festival!

The 13th London Short Film Festival will be held between the 8-17th of January, 2016. The submission is still open for a week for the BAFTA qualifying festival, for international and UK short films. The deadline is coming earlier this year, until the 1st of September, because of the great amount of short films they have...
Winning short films of Sarajevo Film Festival!

Winning short films of Sarajevo Film Festival!

The 21st Sarajevo Film Festival ended on Sunday, giving out awards in three main categories: features, documentaries and short films. Here are the official jury of the short film competition, and the films they voted on: COMPETITION PROGRAMME – SHORT FILM Jury: Marion Döring, European Film Academy Director (Germany) Una Gunjak, Director and film editor (UK)...
Submit to Mobile Film Festival: Act on Climate Change!

Submit to Mobile Film Festival: Act on Climate Change!

This 11th edition of Mobile Film Festival becomes international and coincides with the Climate Change Conference (COP21) organized by the United Nations in France in December 2015. They are inviting filmmakers from all around the world to create and share their vision regarding climate change and sustainable development. The rule remains the same : “1 Mobile,...
Submission to Friss Hús with an early bird!

Submission to Friss Hús with an early bird!

Daazo – the European Shortfilm Centre proudly presents the fourth edition of the Friss Hús Budapest International Shortfilm Festival, which will take place at the end of March 2016 in Budapest, Hungary. Our long term plan is to make sure that the event becomes an internationally acclaimed festival where the audience can watch entertaining and...