Short films at the 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival!

Short films at the 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival!

The 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival has announced its programme yesterday on the official website, and we picked out the short films. The festival will be held between the 12th and 20th of August. Here are the competing shorts, the world- international and regional premieres. *Competition Programme – Short Film 2016 WORLD...
Short Waves Festival is calling for short films!

Short Waves Festival is calling for short films!

Short Waves Festival calls for submissions to International, Polish, Dances with Camera and unxpctd.mov competitions! Submissions are open from 6th June 2016 until 11th November 2016. Short Waves Festival 2017 will take place from 21st March to 26th March 2016 in Poznań, Poland. INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION is the most prestigious competition at the Festival for...
Shorts and first features in Karlovy Vary IFF!

Shorts and first features in Karlovy Vary IFF!

The 51st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will be held between 1-9th of July, in the Czech Republic. In our World of Young Cinema Magazine, besides the short films, we also represent first- and second feature films. The Future Frames programme is selecting short film various film schools around the...
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...
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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"Our best was around -25" - an interview with Marcin Luczaj, programmer of Zubroffka, one of the coldest fests in Europe

“Our best was around -25″ – an interview with Marcin Luczaj, programmer of Zubroffka, one of the coldest fests in Europe

Polish short film expert Marcin Luczaj who is still in his early twenties, is the programmer of the Zubroffka International Short Film Festival in Bialstok, which takes place from December 4 to 8th and is one of the coldest film festivals in Europe. Marcin tells us about what kind of influences he gets when programming...
Europe has significant part on the Oscars "short-list"

Europe has significant part on the Oscars “short-list”

From Cineuropa: Danish director Anders Walters’ Helium and Finnish director Selma Vilhunen’s Do I Have to Take Care of Everything? are among the 10 live action shorts considered for a nomination. Do I Have to Take Care of Everything? by Selma Vilhunen “It is overwhelming – I have made three films, and two of them have been shortlisted for an...
CALL FOR 10TH EUROPEAN TRAINING PROGRAMME EKRAN 2014 IS NOW OPEN

CALL FOR 10TH EUROPEAN TRAINING PROGRAMME EKRAN 2014 IS NOW OPEN

EKRAN, organized by Wajda Studio and Wajda School,  is a training program focusing on the creative pre-production process based on shooting practice. Deadline for applications is December 2nd, 2013. Participation in this program is free. Making of EKRAN 2013 watch here. What is EKRAN?   EKRAN (polish world for “screen”) is a unique hands-on training...
CALL FOR ENTRY: GO SHORT STUDENT CAMPUS

CALL FOR ENTRY: GO SHORT STUDENT CAMPUS

You’re a student or graduate from a film academy in Europe and you’re about to make the big leap from the academy to the professional field. You could surely use a toolbox full of tips and tricks of what to do next, couldn’t you? That’s where we come in with the Go Short Student Campus....
Sleepwalkers Student&Short Film Festival releases full programme

Sleepwalkers Student&Short Film Festival releases full programme

The full programme for Sleepwalkers Student and Short Film Festival has been announced! The sub-festival of the Black Nights Film Festival will showcase some of the very best shorts in the world to give exposure for those filmmakers who are right on the cinema’s cutting edge. Sleepwalkers Student and Short Film Festival is centred around...
Pitch Page - Cannes: Call for entries!

Pitch Page – Cannes: Call for entries!

Over the years we have received lots of amazing applications from talented filmmakers around the world. They applied because they wanted to expose their projects in a visual form, not just to a couple of industry people, but to thousands. Now it’s your turn to submit the artwork of your upcoming short film so the...
17th International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur: A recap of our experiences

17th International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur: A recap of our experiences

Winterthur. Or as they call it sometimes: “Winti”. A relatively small town of 100,000 people, 20 minutes from Zürich, is apparently the 6th biggest town in Switzerland. Every November, now for the 17th time, the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur is held in this clean, well organized (maybe even too well) city. This short film festival is...
17th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur wraps: China and Lucerne are the big winners

17th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur wraps: China and Lucerne are the big winners

Hu Wei wins the Grand Prize and the Audience Award of the 17th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur with his film “La lampe au beurre de yak”. The Promotional Award goes to “Quelqu’un d’extraordinaire” by Monia Chokri. The jury awards the Prize for the Best Swiss Film to “Kod Ćoška” by Corina Schwingruber Ilić and Nikola Ilić from Lucerne. Deserved...
Apply to Writer's Room by Torino Film Lab until Nov 11th

Apply to Writer’s Room by Torino Film Lab until Nov 11th

Writer’s Room is brought to you by the support of the MEDIA Programme of the European Union in collaboration with Power to the Pixel QUICK FACTS   TARGET PARTICIPANTS: professionals working across or wanting to explore different platforms and media. Applicants with backgrounds such as: writer/directors, story architects, games writers, audience engagement designers, crossmedia developers,...
The long days of short films are here: Kurzfilmtage Winterthur kicks off today

The long days of short films are here: Kurzfilmtage Winterthur kicks off today

The festival is about to begin: starting Tuesday, everything in and around the Casino Theatre will be about short films. The visitors of Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, the short film festival of Switzerland, can expect exciting competition programmes, carefully curated special programmes and a supporting programme for the industry and general public. At the 17th edition,...
Lásd, amit hallasz - a Budapesti Fesztiválzenekar filmversenye a Daazo.com-on

Lásd, amit hallasz – a Budapesti Fesztiválzenekar filmversenye a Daazo.com-on

Lásd, amit hallasz!   A Budapesti Fesztiválzenekar idén is meghirdeti a két éve hagyományteremtő szándékkal életre hívott filmes pályázatát a középiskolák tanulói számára. A pályázaton egyénileg vagy csoportosan (maximum 5 fős csapatokat alkotva) lehet indulni. Az idei feladat:   Filmesítsétek meg Franz Schubert VIII. (’Befejezetlen’) szimfóniájának egyik szabadon választott tételét!   A film bármilyen műfajú...
ZUBROFFKA to screen Oscar-nominated shorts in December

ZUBROFFKA to screen Oscar-nominated shorts in December

Submit your short film to ZUBROFFKA and win a chance to have your film distributed internationally by the world’s leading short film distributor, ShortsTV! Watch this year’s Oscar® Nominated Short Films   at ZUBROFFKA Festival. This year’s festival will be a real treat for fans of short films! The program will feature more than 200 films...