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...
Winners of the 62nd Oberhausen!

Winners of the 62nd Oberhausen!

The 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen was finished yesterday, where they gave out the awards in many different categories. Here are the winners: Prizes awarded by the International Jury – Members: Andrés Denegri (Argentina), Stella Händler (Switzerland), Marta Kuzma (Sweden), Joanna Raczyńska (USA), Mika Taanila (Finland) Grand Prize of the...
Vienna Independent Shorts programme!

Vienna Independent Shorts programme!

The 13th Vienna Indenependent Shorts international short film festival has announced its complete programme a few days ago. The festival will be held between 25th – 31st of May. Here are the selections and titles from the 13th edition: THE SELECTION FOR FICTION & DOCUMENTARY 2016 / FICTION & DOCUMENTARY I...
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...
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...
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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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...
Submit your script to the ESP: Only 4 days to go!

Submit your script to the ESP: Only 4 days to go!

This is the moment you’ve all been waiting for. NISI MASA – European Network For Young Cinema is proud to announce the Call for Projects for its 8th edition of EUROPEAN SHORT PITCH. EUROPEAN SHORT PITCH is an initiative aimed at promoting European coproduction of short films which combines a scriptwriting workshop in residency, an on-line session and a Coproduction...
Rövidfilm pályázatot hirdet a ZSIFI

Rövidfilm pályázatot hirdet a ZSIFI

„KELL EGY CSAPAT!” Pályázati felhívás kisfilmek megvalósítására a ZSIFI – Budapesti Zsidó Filmfesztivál keretében A második alkalommal megrendezésre kerülő ZSIFI – Budapesti Zsidó Filmfesztivál (2013. november 7-11.) együttműködve a Daazo.com-mal nyílt pályázatot  hirdet „Kell egy csapat!” elnevezéssel kisfilmek megvalósítására. A csapat, amihez tartozom. Ami meghatároz engem. A csapat, amitől függök. A csapat, ami segít nekem....
Balkans Beyon Borders launches in October

Balkans Beyon Borders launches in October

The 4th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival “Reinventing Bridges”, supported yet again by the European Fund for the Balkans, comes to Bucharest on 11-13 October 2013, at Museum & Club Țăranului Român. Film makers from all Balkan countries as well as Germany, Belgium, Italy, France and Sweden reinvented their bridges and will share their...
“You can’t share the responsibility” - An interview with the programmer of Sarajevo New Currents Shorts

“You can’t share the responsibility” – An interview with the programmer of Sarajevo New Currents Shorts

An interview with Vanja Kaluđerčić  — programmer of the Sarajevo Film Festival’s New Currents Shorts section A modern and minimal white tent with plush oriental rugs: a perfect symbol for the duality of the city of Sarajevo where East meets West, and tradition merges with the newest trends. This is where we sat down for...
Perspektive Deutsches Kino: Looking for a Young Jury!

Perspektive Deutsches Kino: Looking for a Young Jury!

The French-German Youth Office (FGYO), official partner of the Berlinale, is calling for applications for the “FGYO-Award Dialogue en perspective” jury in the Perspektive Deutsches Kino section. Starting now, young film lovers can apply to become jury members for the independent Berlinale award “FGYO-Award Dialogue en perspective”. The prize is donated and endowed with 5,000.00 € by...

Gyakornokot keres a Daazo – The European Short Film Centre

A Daazo – The European Short Film Centre ambiciózus, a filmek és az internet iránt érdeklődő egyetemi, főiskolai és egyéb tanulói jogviszonyban lévő hallgatókat, valamint szakirányú végzettséggel rendelkező pályakezdőket keres, akik a filmforgalmazás PR-, marketing területén szeretnének tapasztalatokat szerezni. A gyakornok emellett betekintést nyerhet a cég mindennapos működésébe, megismerheti a háttérmunkát és a folyamatokat. A...
Idol for Filmmakers – The Scouting Report

Idol for Filmmakers – The Scouting Report

How would one define a good pitch from the point of view of a producer? In other words, what moves a producer? It would be easy to talk about potential and promise here, but in the end, everybody knows we’re all constantly on the lookout for the next best thing, be it suspense, laughter, violence,...
Winterthur Preview 2013: Special Programmes Beyond Stereotypes

Winterthur Preview 2013: Special Programmes Beyond Stereotypes

Less than 70 days are left before the 17th edition of Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur kicks off six days of short films, including the highly coveted competition programmes. The title of the special programme series focus is «Independent Cinema USA». The number of films submitted for the national and international competition has been rising continuously over the past...
The Jewish Film Festival of Budapest - Open Short Film Contest

The Jewish Film Festival of Budapest – Open Short Film Contest

The second „ZsiFi” – the Jewish Film Festival of Budapest (November 7-10, 2013) in cooperation with Daazo.com organizes a short film contest, with the motto „Everybody needs a team!”. The team what I belong to. I identify myself with it. The team what I depend on. The team what helps me. We can adjust to...
Aim  your arrow at the heart of the story

Aim your arrow at the heart of the story

Antonio Piazza and Fabio Grassadonia have a very nice story to tell; Torino Film Lab was very relevant for the making of their first feature Salvo, winner of the two main awards at last Cannes Critics Week, as they developed the project within two programmes and also got production funding from the scheme. Plus, there...