Winners of Annecy Animation Festival!

Winners of Annecy Animation Festival!

The Annecy International Animation Festival was held between the 13th and 18th of June, 2016. They awarded several features, shorts, graduation films, and television films this weekend, here are the winners: Feature films: Audience Award  & Cristal for a Feature Film : My Life As a Courgette (Ma vie de Courgette) by Claude Barras...
Winners of VIS - Vienna Independent Shorts!

Winners of VIS – Vienna Independent Shorts!

The 13th VIS – Vienna Independent Shorts Film Festival was held from the 25-31st of May, in Vienna, Austria. The Oscar-qualifying festival had its award ceremony on Tuesday, here are the winners: FICTION & DOCUMENTARY Best International Fiction & Documentary Film: A Man Returned by Mahdi Fleifel (Denmark/UK/Netherlands Special Mention...
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...
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...
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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Programme for International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur!

Programme for International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur!

International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur is one of the most important short film events in Switzerland and in the complete collection of European short film festivals. The 19th edition will be held between 3-8th of November. Since last year, the festival has been privileged with the title of an ‘Academy qualifying festival’, so the winner of the...
Winners of the Baltic Pitching Forum

Winners of the Baltic Pitching Forum

With the end of the 10th Vilnius International Short Film Festival, they also announced the winning short film pitches, at the annual Baltic Pitching Forum, which was held on the 9-10th of October. The forum is a unique platform of networking and bringing the newest short film projects from the Baltics into the spotlight. The winning...
Winners of the Vilnius Short Film Festival!

Winners of the Vilnius Short Film Festival!

The 10th Vilnius International Short Film Festival was held from 7-11th of October, the awards were given out yesterday evening at the main capital of Lithuania. Here are the winning short films: BEST FICTION: Aïssa by Clement Trehin-Lalanne SPECIAL MENTION: Picnic by Jure Pavlović (Read our interview with the director) BEST ANIMATION: Symphony no.42 by Réka Bucsi (We wrote about Symphony no....
Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival is coming back!

Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival is coming back!

The 6th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival will take place soon in Thessaloniki, Greece on from the 30th of October until the 1st of November. With title Living in… City-mmetry they engage young film makers to get inspired by the city and create! Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival travels every year in a different...
Submit to the 2016th BFI Future Film Festival!

Submit to the 2016th BFI Future Film Festival!

The 9th edition of the BFI Future Film Festival is coming from the 17 – 21 February 2016. The deadline for the submission is coming soon, so don’t waste any more time if you’re an aspiring filmmaker between the ages of 16 and 25, send your short film! They’ve ve expanded their 2 day festival to a full 5...
Official short film programme of Curtocircuíto Film Festival!

Official short film programme of Curtocircuíto Film Festival!

The 12th Curtocircuíto International Film Festival started yesterday, at Santiago the Campostela, in Spain. We shared the special retrospective programme (focused on directors Aki Kaurismäki and Jørgen Leth) a few weeks ago, and now here’s the official competition selection of short films, called the Radar selection. *Radar 1.* HOTEL STRAUSSBERG by Jan Soldat | 2014 | Germany...
EFA Short nominees were announced!

EFA Short nominees were announced!

The European Film Academy announced it’s 15 nominated short film, which was selected from short film programme of the most acclaimed film festivals around Europe. The winners will be selected and announced by the 3000 members of the EFA. The award ceremony will be held on the 12th of December, in Berlin, Germany. Here are...
Berlinale's Residency supports first and second feature directors

Berlinale’s Residency supports first and second feature directors

The Berlin International Film Festival will be presenting three films by this year’s participants of the Berlinale Residency at the Arsenal Cinema from October 6 to 8. As Berlinale Residency fellowship holders, the three directors Fernando Eimbcke (Mexico), Daniel Borgman (New Zealand) and Ella Manzheeva (Russian Federation) have been in the capital since September 1....
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....