The programme of Berlinale Talents!

The programme of Berlinale Talents!

Under the theme ‘The Nature of Relations’, the 300 Talents and over 100 international experts will explore the inner connections of the film world and discover new ways of collaborative and interdisciplinary working. For Berlin’s cinema-loving public, the summit becomes a six-day meeting point of cultures, a place to see...
First features at the Berlinale!

First features at the Berlinale!

Since 2006, when it introduced the Best First Feature Award, the Berlinale has been even more committed to supporting the next generation of film makers. The award is endowed with 50,000 Euros, donated by the GWFF (Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrecht), a society dedicated to safeguarding film and...
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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The winners of the 61st Kurzfilmtage!

The winners of the 61st Kurzfilmtage!

On 5 May 2015 the 61st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen ended with the award ceremony. The Festival organisers look back on a successful event: 36 of the 76 screenings were sold out. With almost 18,000 entries, Oberhausen had as many visitors as in 2013 – after the exceptional 60th anniversary year 2014. The most...
The 12th Kecskemét Animation Festival is coming!

The 12th Kecskemét Animation Festival is coming!

Here’s some great news for the animaton-loving audience: the 12th KAFF – Kecskemét Animation Festival is coming in a month! From the 24th until the 28th of June, the festival is presenting the most outstanding international and hungarian animated shorts and feature films from the last two years. Besides the competing films and professional programs,...
Poetry Clips, Questions of Faith, and Emerging Artists at the 61st ISFF Oberhausen!

Poetry Clips, Questions of Faith, and Emerging Artists at the 61st ISFF Oberhausen!

The next edition of the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen will be held between the 30th of April and the 5th of May. We previously shared on the blog the detailed programme of the Official Competition, but the listing doesn’t stop here. The festival offers a great number of smaller programmes, from 3D films for...
The winners of Filmfest Dresden!

The winners of Filmfest Dresden!

The 27th edition of Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival has ended yesterday. Daazo travelled out there to make a presentation about World of Shorts, Hungarian short film distribution and short films in Hungary in general. The festival was very well organised and offered a diverse and colourful short film programme and interesting panels throughout...
The official short film selection of Cannes Film Festival!

The official short film selection of Cannes Film Festival!

The In Competition and the Cinefondation selection was announced today on the official website of the festival. This year, the selection committee received 4,550 short films – 1,000 more than in 2014 – from over 100 countries. SHORT FILMS IN COMPETITION: Following their deliberations, the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, presided by Abderrahmane Sissako, will decide on the...
Crowdfunding: Yes We Can!

Crowdfunding: Yes We Can!

Last year in the Cannes 2014 issue of World of Shorts, we asked our good friend Domenico La Porta – the editor-in-chief of Cineuropa – to share his thoughts on the benefits of crowdfunding.  With the appearance and organisation of online crowdfunding, creators from all walks of life now have a better chance to see...
Show your short film project in Cannes!

Show your short film project in Cannes!

Pitch your project (shorts and first features) at Cannes Film Festival in World of Shorts Magazine, which will be distributed at the most important venues of the Cannes International Film Festival! World of Shorts is the only print magazine which focuses on short and first feature films, and young cinema talents. It is published at...
Off-Courts Trouville is calling for entries!

Off-Courts Trouville is calling for entries!

The submission for the 16th edition of Off-Courts Trouville now open. It is time to send your short films for the different sections: • Competitive sections : France, Quebec, Europe and French-speaking countries • Non competitive section : international You must register your films via Shortfilmdepot: http://www.shortfilmdepot.com/ They expect shortfilms with within these criteria: Maximum length:...
Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival is open for submission!

Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival is open for submission!

The submission period for the 6th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival is now on!  The festival will take place in Thessaloniki in October 2015. This year BBB gets inspired by the city, the urban life and the geometrical representations identified in it. With title: Living in… City-mmetry they invite filmmakers to create and send them...
The official programme for ISFF Oberhausen!

The official programme for ISFF Oberhausen!

The 61st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is going to be held between the 30th of April and the 5th of May! They announced the official programme of the festival, which is available on the official website of Oberhausen Film Festival. There’s a great number of categories, in which the selected films will compete and...
Talents Sarajevo is calling for applicants!

Talents Sarajevo is calling for applicants!

Sarajevo Film Festival’s networking and training platform for emerging film professionals from Southeast Europe and Southern Caucasus was founded in 2007 in collaboration with Berlin International Film Festival and Berlinale Talents. Over the past eight years, Talents Sarajevo has become the regional hub for meeting and training of aspiring film professionals. Talents Sarajevo 2015 will...
The winners of Friss Hús 3.0 Shortfilm Festival!

The winners of Friss Hús 3.0 Shortfilm Festival!

We gave out the awards of Friss Hús 3.0 on Sunday evening, which was held from the 25th until the 29th of March. This 5 days went away extremely quickly, and we really proud with the turnout! We screened 33 Hungarian and 15 international shortfilms in 9 different sections, in Toldi cinema, Budapest. The awards were...