Berlinale Talents 2017: Courageous Encounters

Berlinale Talents 2017: Courageous Encounters

On its 15th anniversary, Berlinale Talents once again offers the public and its 250 Talents a diverse programme of events, and proves that it’s still young enough to keep reinventing itself.
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...
Jelentkezz a Friss Hús rövidfilmes pitch fórumára

Jelentkezz a Friss Hús rövidfilmes pitch fórumára

A Daazo által szervezett FRISS HÚS Nemzetközi Rövidfilm Fesztivál programjában idén is megrendezzük a rövidfilm pitch fórumot. A rendezvény célja, hogy lehetőséget teremtsen fiatal filmes alkotóknak előkészületben levő projektjeik prezentálására és azok megvitatására.
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Fear is not an option at the 8th edition of Go Short!

Fear is not an option at the 8th edition of Go Short!

The complete program of Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen is online now. The eight edition of the Dutch festival for short film takes place from 6-10 April. Go Short selected the best 300 recent European films. This edition Go Short reflects on what’s going on in the world right through the medium...
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 for the Best Short Film,...
62nd Oberhausen is presenting 5 artists and filmmakers

62nd Oberhausen is presenting 5 artists and filmmakers

The 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is presenting five artists and filmmakers from China, Germany, Israel, Norway and Austria in its Profile programmes. These include the first European retrospective of Chinese artist Sun Xun’s films, an extensive retrospective of the films of Austrian artist Josef Dabernig, the first retrospective of films by the Israeli...
15 projects selected for the Cinéfondation Atelier

15 projects selected for the Cinéfondation Atelier

15 feature film project have been selected from 14 countries, for the Cinéfondation Atelier, that will celebreate its 12th edition, at the 69th Cannes Film Festival. The festival will be held between the 11-22nd of May, 2016. Here are the projects: Sow the Wind by Danilo Caputo / Italy Animas by José Ortuño /Spain Ni dieux ni maîtres...
Visegrad Film Forum will host Agnieszka Holland and Katriel Schory

Visegrad Film Forum will host Agnieszka Holland and Katriel Schory

For 5 years Visegrad Film Forum brings to Slovakia personalities from European and world cinematography and spreads knowledge to the next generation of Slovak and foreign filmmakers. To renowned Oscar filmmakers like as Christopher Newman or Allan Starski, this year will be added Polish film and television director and screenwriter Agnieszka Holland. Agnieszka Holland after her studies at...
Oscar-winner short films!

Oscar-winner short films!

On Sunday they held the 88th Academy Awards, where three short film were awarded with the golden statue, in three categories: the best documentary subject, animated short and live short film. Here are the winners: Best Documentary Short Subject A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness / directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Every year, more...
Son of Saul – Hungary’s world-class export

Son of Saul – Hungary’s world-class export

Young and emerging artists often strive to renew their genre with innovative ways of working. It’s less common to see these efforts succeed, and succeed so resoundingly they produce almost immediate and global recognition. With Son of Saul we have witnessed a remarkable exception, where talent, hard work, and luck have combined to produce something...
Expanding the film festival dosage in Warsaw - festival report

Expanding the film festival dosage in Warsaw – festival report

In the middle of October I had the great pleasure to travel to the capital of Poland and attend at the 31st Warsaw Film Festival. For 10 days everything was about Cinema, with a capital C – shorts and features day and night, in the wide range of genres like experimental, thrilling dramas, documentaries and...
“Pushing filmmakers to get their hands dirty” - interview with the executive director of Eurimages

“Pushing filmmakers to get their hands dirty” – interview with the executive director of Eurimages

We have seen its logo a few thousand times during the end credits of our favourite European films, among thesupporters of film festivals and cinemas, but there are just a few occasions when we have the chance to get to know what exactly Eurimages is. Eurimages is the cultural support fund of the Council of...
Encounters early bird deadline is coming!

Encounters early bird deadline is coming!

The early submissions deadline for Encounters Short Film Festival is one week away! The festival will be held between the 20-25th of September, 2016, in Bristol, UK. Encounters Festival is the UK’s leading short film and animation festival. The festival discovers, supports and develops new talent in filmmaking, providing a platform and meeting place for emerging and...
Documentary Feature Debuts – Following the Instincts

Documentary Feature Debuts – Following the Instincts

Making one’s first feature film is a challenging project, especially if the production is likely to take a number of years – as is the case for most documentaries. Despite all difficulties, however, some can achieve the highest standards. This article takes a look at three inspiring stories about successful feature-length documentary debuts. We try...
Winners at the Berlinale!

Winners at the Berlinale!

The 66th Berlinale Film Festival awarded yesterday the officially competing short films, here are the winners again: Audi Short Film Award: JIN ZHI XIA MAO (Anchorage Prohibited) by Chiang Wei Liang Silver Bear Jury Prize (Short Film): A MAN RETURNED by Mahdi Fleifel Golden Bear for Best Short Film: BALADA DE UM BATRAQUIO by Leonor...