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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Aarhus Short Film Challenge is back!

Aarhus Short Film Challenge is back!

The third edition of the 7 day competition begins on the 25th of October 2013, and if you would like to participate you must sign up before midnight on October the 24th. The rules are simple – after you sign up, you will receive 2 topics on Oct 25th and must then make a short...
Baltic Shorts ready to take on Europe - Winner announced

Baltic Shorts ready to take on Europe – Winner announced

The Baltic Pitching Forum aims to increase the visibility of Baltic filmmakers amongst their European colleagues. The pitch successfully selected to go to Clermont-Ferrand was Edina Csüllögi´s film ‘The Butterfly-Man’, a project from Estonia. Based on a short-story by Estonian author Mehis Heinsaar, the film promises to be a fantastic yet poignant tale of a...
FLICKERFEST 23rd SHORT FILM FEST SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 18TH OCTOBER

FLICKERFEST 23rd SHORT FILM FEST SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 18TH OCTOBER

Celebrating its 23rd year, Flickerfest, Australia’s only Academy® Award accredited and BAFTA recognised Short Film festival, and its largest short film competition, is now accepting entries from Australia and around the world, for our 2014 Festival. Flickerfest will screen for 10 days under the summer stars at Bondi Beach in January 2014 with selected highlights heading off after...
Daazo.com presents: Sarajevo - City of Film

Daazo.com presents: Sarajevo – City of Film

The short films realised in the framework of the Sarajevo – City of Film project are now available to view on Daazo.com One of the most important film events in Europe, the Sarajevo Film Festival organizes the Sarajevo – City of Film project every year. Sarajevo – City of Film is a project that, in...
15 short films nominated for the European Film Awards announced today

15 short films nominated for the European Film Awards announced today

      The European Film Academy and EFA Productions have announced this year’s short film nominations today. At each of the 15 participating film festivals, an independent jury presented one European short film in competition with a nomination in the short film category of the European Film Awards.            ...
Who Sees What - An interview with curator Christopher Eamon

Who Sees What – An interview with curator Christopher Eamon

Christopher Eamon has curated exhibitions in museums and galleries including the Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin; MoMA PS1; the Institute of Contemporary Art, London; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and many others. He is the former curator of the distinguished Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection of Media Art, former executive director of the New Art...
Video art, experimental animation film and the museum. East vs West. High vs low.

Video art, experimental animation film and the museum. East vs West. High vs low.

Not so long ago, Eastern European video artists or experimental animation filmmakers had no chance to show their work in museums, while their western fellow artists were on the forefront of new art movements finding their way quickly to museums. Ever since the iron curtain fell this difference has been less and less present. Whatever...
A New Name for Talent Forged at the Berlinale: The Talent Campus is Now Berlinale Talents

A New Name for Talent Forged at the Berlinale: The Talent Campus is Now Berlinale Talents

The label is new, the event is not: since 2003, the Talent Campus at the Berlinale serves to create a network of emerging creatives from all over the world, helping them connect with one another as well as with established filmmakers. Over the past eleven years, 4472 filmmakers have visited the Campus. Starting October 1, the initiative will continue under the name Berlinale...
10 Film Startups You Mustn’t Miss

10 Film Startups You Mustn’t Miss

Whether you are a filmmaker or just a fan of film, Daazo has collected together the 10 best film startups.                                Tugg has the potential to get indie films distributed to places they wouldn’t usually make it to, and even to...
Zubroffka Short Film Festival is calling for entries!

Zubroffka Short Film Festival is calling for entries!

Zubroffka Short Film Festival in Białystok has now opened the entries for the official competitive section in the festival and … they do not charge an entry fee!    The competitions categories are:  –  Eastward Window – dedicated filmmakers from post-soviet countries (inc. Russia)  – Whole Wide World – for international filmmakers out of Poland and post-soviet area, ...
NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN AND ILO ILO: WINNERS OF THE 10TH JAMESON CINEFEST

NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN AND ILO ILO: WINNERS OF THE 10TH JAMESON CINEFEST

17 features in the competition program, all Hungarian (and 4 of them Central European) premieres, 8 features in the open eye program (3 Central European premieres), 5 film classics in the CineClassics program, a Sundance Channel selection, a full Kechiche retrospective, workshops, American film Showcase, master classes, DunaDock program, conferences, an international film market, several meetings...
Encounters 2013 announces winners

Encounters 2013 announces winners

Encounters 2013 has announced its winning short films after five days of competitive screenings, with British filmmakers Jamie Stone and Felix Massie taking the Grand Prix Awards, making 2013 the first year with a double British win.   Festival audiences have the chance to see a selection of the winning films screening today (Sunday 22nd...