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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The head of the short film jury at the 69th Cannes Film Festival: Naomi Kawase

The head of the short film jury at the 69th Cannes Film Festival: Naomi Kawase

The 69th Festival de Cannes has named is the Japanese director Naomi Kawase to join as the head of Jury for the Cinéfondation and Short Films selections. The festival will be held between the 11-22nd of May, 2016.  There are some directors whose careers are constantly intertwined with the Festival, much to its delight. Naomi Kawase at the age of...
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 are the list of winners:...
Visegrad Film Forum starts in less than a week!

Visegrad Film Forum starts in less than a week!

The 5th Visegrad Film Forum (VFF) will be held between 5-9th of April, in Bratislava, Slovakia. Five days full of master classes with renowned experts as one of the most awarded young Polish filmmaker Bartosz Konopka, a cult film director and producer from Iceland Fridrik Thór Fridriksson, whose second feature film Children of Nature became the first...
Competition at Oberhausen: Diverse, political, independent

Competition at Oberhausen: Diverse, political, independent

The 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen has selected a total of 151 films for its five competitions, from around 5,500 submissions coming from more than 100 countries. 39 countries are represented in the competitions, all of which show a striking number of independent productions: affordable means of production and online distribution have contributed to...
Fear is not an option at the 8th edition of Go Short!

Fear is not an option at the 8th edition of Go Short!

The complete program of Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen is online now. The eight edition of the Dutch festival for short film takes place from 6-10 April. Go Short selected the best 300 recent European films. This edition Go Short reflects on what’s going on in the world right through the medium...
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 for the Best Short Film,...
62nd Oberhausen is presenting 5 artists and filmmakers

62nd Oberhausen is presenting 5 artists and filmmakers

The 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is presenting five artists and filmmakers from China, Germany, Israel, Norway and Austria in its Profile programmes. These include the first European retrospective of Chinese artist Sun Xun’s films, an extensive retrospective of the films of Austrian artist Josef Dabernig, the first retrospective of films by the Israeli...
15 projects selected for the Cinéfondation Atelier

15 projects selected for the Cinéfondation Atelier

15 feature film project have been selected from 14 countries, for the Cinéfondation Atelier, that will celebreate its 12th edition, at the 69th Cannes Film Festival. The festival will be held between the 11-22nd of May, 2016. Here are the projects: Sow the Wind by Danilo Caputo / Italy Animas by José Ortuño /Spain Ni dieux ni maîtres...
Visegrad Film Forum will host Agnieszka Holland and Katriel Schory

Visegrad Film Forum will host Agnieszka Holland and Katriel Schory

For 5 years Visegrad Film Forum brings to Slovakia personalities from European and world cinematography and spreads knowledge to the next generation of Slovak and foreign filmmakers. To renowned Oscar filmmakers like as Christopher Newman or Allan Starski, this year will be added Polish film and television director and screenwriter Agnieszka Holland. Agnieszka Holland after her studies at...
Oscar-winner short films!

Oscar-winner short films!

On Sunday they held the 88th Academy Awards, where three short film were awarded with the golden statue, in three categories: the best documentary subject, animated short and live short film. Here are the winners: Best Documentary Short Subject A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness / directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Every year, more...
Son of Saul – Hungary’s world-class export

Son of Saul – Hungary’s world-class export

Young and emerging artists often strive to renew their genre with innovative ways of working. It’s less common to see these efforts succeed, and succeed so resoundingly they produce almost immediate and global recognition. With Son of Saul we have witnessed a remarkable exception, where talent, hard work, and luck have combined to produce something...
Expanding the film festival dosage in Warsaw - festival report

Expanding the film festival dosage in Warsaw – festival report

In the middle of October I had the great pleasure to travel to the capital of Poland and attend at the 31st Warsaw Film Festival. For 10 days everything was about Cinema, with a capital C – shorts and features day and night, in the wide range of genres like experimental, thrilling dramas, documentaries and...