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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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...
“Pushing filmmakers to get their hands dirty” - interview with the executive director of Eurimages

“Pushing filmmakers to get their hands dirty” – interview with the executive director of Eurimages

We have seen its logo a few thousand times during the end credits of our favourite European films, among thesupporters of film festivals and cinemas, but there are just a few occasions when we have the chance to get to know what exactly Eurimages is. Eurimages is the cultural support fund of the Council of...
Encounters early bird deadline is coming!

Encounters early bird deadline is coming!

The early submissions deadline for Encounters Short Film Festival is one week away! The festival will be held between the 20-25th of September, 2016, in Bristol, UK. Encounters Festival is the UK’s leading short film and animation festival. The festival discovers, supports and develops new talent in filmmaking, providing a platform and meeting place for emerging and...
Documentary Feature Debuts – Following the Instincts

Documentary Feature Debuts – Following the Instincts

Making one’s first feature film is a challenging project, especially if the production is likely to take a number of years – as is the case for most documentaries. Despite all difficulties, however, some can achieve the highest standards. This article takes a look at three inspiring stories about successful feature-length documentary debuts. We try...
Winners at the Berlinale!

Winners at the Berlinale!

The 66th Berlinale Film Festival awarded yesterday the officially competing short films, here are the winners again: Audi Short Film Award: JIN ZHI XIA MAO (Anchorage Prohibited) by Chiang Wei Liang Silver Bear Jury Prize (Short Film): A MAN RETURNED by Mahdi Fleifel Golden Bear for Best Short Film: BALADA DE UM BATRAQUIO by Leonor...
Attract, reject and provoke thy friend - interview with Joanna Arnow

Attract, reject and provoke thy friend – interview with Joanna Arnow

Last year at the 65th Berlinale Film Festival, the Brooklyn-based director and cinematographer Joanna Arnow’s explicit and funny sort-of-coming-of-age short film Bad at Dancing won the Silver Bear Jury Prize. Joanna’s fresh and honest point of view on female sexuality and self-impression has been travelling around the world ever since. We were curious about the...