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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Cross media and shorts: The time is now

Cross media and shorts: The time is now

For the first time this year, Cannes’ Film Market adopts a Cross Media Corner in addition to the traditional Doc Corner and Short Film Corner, when the first could actually very well be the corridor between the two others. In 2013, distribution is still the main issue for most short film makers. Making a film...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page - Happy Birthday

Daazo presents: Pitch Page – Happy Birthday

Through 7 days starting from May 15th, we are presenting the best 7 Pitch Pages which made the print version of our World of Shorts Magazine. We’ll have interviews with the filmmakers as well! Happy Birthday is a film based on a true and very harsh story. The Polish project looks all set, the €36,000 budget...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page – The Queen of England Stole My Parents

Daazo presents: Pitch Page – The Queen of England Stole My Parents

Through 7 days starting from May 15th, we are presenting the best 7 Pitch Pages which made the print version of our World of Shorts Magazine. We’ll have interviews with the filmmakers as well! Ernestas Jankauskas from Lithuania is the director of the project which has a title that will sure attract much of attention. Let’s...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page - Alabaster Smith

Daazo presents: Pitch Page – Alabaster Smith

My personal favourite (Hi, I’m Daazo guy Attila) Pitch Page is featured today on the World of Shorts Blog. I mean, if you ever smoked at least one pack of cigarettes in your life, this poster sure gets you the urge to go and buy one. But don’t do it, cigarettes are bad, besides they...
„A good short film stands out immediately.” - an interview with Laurence Reymond

„A good short film stands out immediately.” – an interview with Laurence Reymond

The truly Cannes part of our World of Shorts Cannes 2013 issue is going on our blog with an interview by Zsuzsanna Deák and Cristina Grosan who where talking with somebody who does something very relevant and interesting. So, you know, here it is: We met Laurence Reymond, the short film selector for Quinzaine des...
Plan under 15 minutes! - an interview with Maryna Vroda

Plan under 15 minutes! – an interview with Maryna Vroda

Read an interview by Anita Libor which is featured in the Cannes section of our World of Shorts magazine. Maryna Vroda is the director of Cross County, a short film about running, which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010. Regarding storytelling, Cross Country is a very peculiar film. Was it...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page Cannes - Snails

Daazo presents: Pitch Page Cannes – Snails

Through 7 days starting from May 15th, we are presenting the best 7 Pitch Pages which made the print version of our World of Shorts Magazine. We’ll have interviews with the filmmakers as well! Straight from Ukraine, Maria Stepanska is aiming to get her short “Snails” produced. We hope that her great-looking Pitch Page gets her...
9 things you did not know about Cannes - so far!

9 things you did not know about Cannes – so far!

Finally, we have some fun-to-read “Things you didn’t know”-type of material on the World of Shorts blog. 9 things you never knew by Anita Libor, editor of the magazine.  The prestigious Cannes Film Festival organises several short film competitions, but we know very little about the whole process behind the Official Short Film Selection: This...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page Cannes - Nina&Ondro

Daazo presents: Pitch Page Cannes – Nina&Ondro

Through 7 days starting from May 15th, we are presenting the best 7 Pitch Pages which made the print version of our World of Shorts Magazine. We’ll have interviews with the filmmakers as well! Stay tuned, and now, read about Nina&Ondro from Slovakia. Nina&Ondro has a €70,000 budget and a big chunk of that (€50,000)...
A Film Is More Than The Sum of Its Parts

A Film Is More Than The Sum of Its Parts

The editorial piece from our brand new WOSH. If you say Cannes, I know what you mean. Cannes is a kind of magic word in the world of filmmaking. If you are in Cannes it means that you are in the business. Everybody knows that something really glossy and significant is going on there every...
The Cannes issue of the World of Shorts is out now!

The Cannes issue of the World of Shorts is out now!

Did you know that before this awesome magazine of ours, there was this awesome blog you’re reading right now? The World of Shorts is being released on the event of the Cannes Film Festival. This is the second year we’re releasing a mag for Cannes and the 6th issue in print of them all. Read...
The 8th Cyprus International Film Festival is calling for entries!

The 8th Cyprus International Film Festival is calling for entries!

Films produced the last 36 months can participate in CYIFF 2013. These films must be premieres in Cyprus.  Only First Feature Films are eligible to participate for the “Golden Aphrodite Award”. All other feature films are eligible for “Veteran’s Award”. Cypriot films of recent production that have screened in other local festivals are eligible to participate...