Submission to Friss Hús with an early bird!

Submission to Friss Hús with an early bird!

Daazo – the European Shortfilm Centre proudly presents the fourth edition of the Friss Hús Budapest International Shortfilm Festival, which will take place at the end of March 2016 in Budapest, Hungary. Our long term plan is to make sure that the event becomes an internationally acclaimed festival where the...
40th Toronto ShortCuts are revealed!

40th Toronto ShortCuts are revealed!

One of the most anticipated film festivals on the world, the 40th Toronto Film Festival has finally revealed its official selection, and that includes the competing Short Cuts programme too. Fanni Szilágyi’s short film End of Puberty – which won the Best Short film Award at Friss Hús 3.0 Budapest...
Submit your short film to Friss Hús 4.0 Short Film Festival!

Submit your short film to Friss Hús 4.0 Short Film Festival!

Daazo.com – the European Shortfilm Centre proudly presents the fourth edition of the Friss Hús Budapest International Shortfilm Festival, which will take place at the end of March 2016 in Budapest, Hungary. The success of the last three years made it possible for Friss Hús to become one of the...
World of Shorts - Cannes 2015 issue is out!

World of Shorts – Cannes 2015 issue is out!

The English-language short film-centred magazine, World of Shorts (WOSH) evolved in 2012 from the blog of Budapest-based short film platform Daazo.com. The copies of WOSH are available at the short film events and screenings of A-list film festivals. The new issue of the magazine appears in May 2015, focusing on...
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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90 minutes of Cat Shorts at Go Short!

90 minutes of Cat Shorts at Go Short!

Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen is the Dutch festival for short film. For five days, over 300 short films are screened in and around LUX in Nijmegen. Besides screenings there are exhibitions, workshops, performances, parties and more. The festival takes place from 8 – 12 April 2015. More information on the festival at www.goshort.nl.  The seventh edition of the Dutch festival for short film takes place from 8-12 April. Go Short selected the best 300 recent European films. Besides the competition, there’s a special focus on filmmaker Gunhild...
Student Shortfilms at VFF 2015!

Student Shortfilms at VFF 2015!

Visegrad Film Forum is a wonderful place to watch some of the greatest student shortfilms, from all around Europe. The audience had a chance to watch shortfilm from FAMU Prague, UNATC Buchurest, SZFE Budapest, ADU Zagreb, LMTA Vilnius, Lodz Film School, AGRFT Ljulbljana and VSMU Bratislava. Here’s the programme! FAMU Prague Apollo, Daphne and Darkness...
Oberhausen Short Film Festival presents: Profile Ito Takashi

Oberhausen Short Film Festival presents: Profile Ito Takashi

The 61st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is happy to announce a new Profile programme dedicated to Ito Takashi, one of the most important Japanese experimental filmmakers. Since his debut film Noh (1977), Ito has created an œuvre of almost 30 films and a singular visual language. He often works with photo sequences, most famously...
Winners of the European Short Pitch 2015!

Winners of the European Short Pitch 2015!

The winners of the European Short Pitch 2015 were announced this weekend, which is held every year by Nisi Masa, and lists Daazo as one of the media partners. This year women ruled the award ceremony, here they are: The Best Pitch Award by FILM FUND LUXEMBOURG The Family Who Hid in the Cellar by...
International Women’s Day Weekend on the website of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre.

International Women’s Day Weekend on the website of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre.

Follow International Women’s Day Weekend on the website of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre: we have prepared four award-winning short films, whose plots take place on the slippery slope of romantic relationships: So Not You by Ivan Sikavica, You, Bitch! by Sonja Tarokić, By Chance by Tanja Golić, and Chill by Hana Jušić.   All the visitors of HAVC’s official website on 7 and 8...
Deadline for Open City Documentary Festival is coming soon!

Deadline for Open City Documentary Festival is coming soon!

There’s less than a week left for filmmakers to submit their documentaries to London’s Open City Documentary Festival. They are expecting many short and feature length documentaries as possible on any subject, from both established and emerging filmmakers before the deadline on Monday, 2nd March 2015. More than 4,000 people attended London’s leading documentary festival...
Deadline extended for Visegrad in Shorts forum!

Deadline extended for Visegrad in Shorts forum!

As part of FILMFEST DRESDEN’s industry section “etc. – events, trainings, connections”, “Visegrád in Short(s)”gives talents from the Visegrád countries (Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary) as well as Germany the opportunity to present their short film works to the public, connect with other industry professionals and take part in lectures, panel discussions and masterclasses held by FILMFEST...
Kurzfilmtage Winterthur is open for submission!

Kurzfilmtage Winterthur is open for submission!

The call for entries for the International and Swiss Competition of the 19th edition of the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur is now open! With over 17’000 visitors, the Kurzfilmtage is the most important short film festival in Switzerland. 650 accredited guests make it a popular meeting point for short film professionals from all over the world....
And the Oscar goes to..

And the Oscar goes to..

The 85th Academy Awards were held yesterday in Los Angeles, and as a part of this grand ceremony, they gave out of course the awards for Best Short film and Best Documentary Short as well. Here are the winners: Best Short Film: The Phone Call (directed by Matt Kirkby and James Lucas) A woman working...
The lineup is growing at Visegrad Film Forum!

The lineup is growing at Visegrad Film Forum!

The 4th Visegrad Film Forum has announced a new name on the lineup, the Danish documentary filmmaker Mads Brügger! The forum will be held between 11th-14th of March, in Bratislava, Slovakia. The Danish documentary director Mads Brügger will come to Visegrad Film Forum Bratislava to talk about his trademark documentary filmmaking. In his films Mads...
The winner shorts of the 65th Berlinale!

The winner shorts of the 65th Berlinale!

The 65th Berlinale Film Festival announced the winners of all three short film prizes yesterday. The Daazo team had the chance to watch each one of them live, at the grand festival, so here they are, the three winners. The winner of the Golden Bear Award for Best Short Film: Hosanna, directed by Na Young-kil...
Berlinale Talents 2015 - Space for Inspiration and Expertise

Berlinale Talents 2015 – Space for Inspiration and Expertise

Yesterday, the 13th edition of Berlinale Talents came to a successful close. During the six-day programme, 300 emerging film professionals from 75 countries and a variety of fields met with some 100 renowned experts. In addition, the participants had a wide range of opportunities to continue developing their film projects. The general success of Berlinale...