'Escaping Stars' – Interview with Laëtitia Herbain

‘Escaping Stars’ – Interview with Laëtitia Herbain

Laëtitia Herbain’s short, ‘Escaping Stars‘, tells a story of a girl, whose world falls apart, sinks into madness and lost into herself into an imaginary world, when her lover left her. 
'Jonah' – Interview with Michael Maschina

‘Jonah’ – Interview with Michael Maschina

Michael Maschina short film, ‘Jonah‘, tells a story of two women in two different timelines – in 2015 and in 1943, evoking the fable of ‘Jonah and the Whale‘: a story which is common to both the Jewish and the Islamic culture.
'JC' – Interview with Matt Boatright-Simon

‘JC’ – Interview with Matt Boatright-Simon

Loyalty, honor and sacrifice are the main themes of Matt Boatright-Simon’s short film ‘JC‘, based on William Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar‘, using documentary footage, narrative photography and cutting-edge organic visual effects.
'Stella Erratica' – Interview with Ben Barton

‘Stella Erratica’ – Interview with Ben Barton

An interview with analogue director Ben Barton, who makes handmade films on super-8 cine film, about his latest project which was funded by the late David Bowie.
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The winners of the 2016 Student Academy Awards!

The winners of the 2016 Student Academy Awards!

The Academy has voted 17 students as winners of the 43rd Student Academy Awards® competition. The Academy received a record number of entries this year – 1,749 films from 286 domestic and 95 international colleges and universities – which were voted by a record number of Academy members. The 2016 winners join the ranks of...
Apply to European Short Pitch!

Apply to European Short Pitch!

European Short Pitch is an initiative aimed at promoting the European coproduction of short films. Organised by Nisi Masa it combines a scriptwriting workshop in residency and a coproduction forum bringing together scriptwriters, directors and industry professionals from all over Europe. The scriptwriting workshop in residency will take place from the 9th-15th of January 2017 in Valletta, Malta, and the coproduction forum will take place from...
Miskolc: the Home of Fine Cinema

Miskolc: the Home of Fine Cinema

  The 13th Jameson CineFest Miskolc International Festival will take place between the 9th and 18th September, 2016, in Miskolc, Hungary. We’re looking forward to meet young people and film experts again in Miskolc. In the past years our festival won renown and prestige not only in the region and in Europe, but all over the world. Every year we have several hundreds of entries,...
Interforum is calling for projects!

Interforum is calling for projects!

interforum, the fringe programme for professional visitors and film enthusiasts at the International Short Film Festival interfilm Berlin is now accepting entries for the international Script Pitch competition. The pitching session will be held between the 14-18th of November, 2016, in Berlin. All script writers and interested filmmakers are welcome to apply with their script. Eight contestants will...
40 projects selected to Venice Gap- Financing Market!

40 projects selected to Venice Gap- Financing Market!

During the 73rd Venice International Film Festival, an important new project entitled Venice Production Bridge has been introduced to ensure continuity, but also to surpass and fine-tune the Venice Film Market first held in 2012. The Venice Production Bridge will take place from September 1 to 5 on the third floor of the Excelsior Hotel of the Lido...
Here are the Student Academy Award finalists!

Here are the Student Academy Award finalists!

The Academy established the Student Academy Awards in 1972, to support and encourage excellence in filmmaking at the collegiate level. Past Student Academy Award winners have gone on to receive 46 Oscar nominations and have won or shared eight awards. They include John Lasseter, Pete Docter, Robert Zemeckis, Trey Parker and Spike Lee. Here are...
Short films in Venice!

Short films in Venice!

The line-up for the 73rd Venice International Film Festival was announced last week, including the Orizzonti section. Orizzonti is “an international competition dedicated to films that represent the latest aesthetic and expressive trends in international cinema” – shorts and features as well. The 73rd Venice Film Festival will be held from the 31st of August until the...
Masterclass at Zurich Film Festival

Masterclass at Zurich Film Festival

Zurich Film Festival will be held from the 22nd of September, until the 3rd of October. During these days a masterclass will be held – a networking platform for aspiring filmmakers within the framework of Zurich Film Festival. It offers the opportunity to connect with prospective collaborators and to discuss work methods and experiences with...
Short films of the 69th Locarno Film Festival!

Short films of the 69th Locarno Film Festival!

One of the most anticipated film festivals around Europe, the 69th Locarno Film Festival will take place from the 3rd – 13th of August, in Locarno, Switzerland. The short films at this festival are in the Pardi di domani section, which is collects international and Swiss short films together. Take a look at this year’s selection...
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 PREMIERES Limp Like That / Csoszogj...
Meet the Future Frames - Klara Kochańska

Meet the Future Frames – Klara Kochańska

Every year, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival collects a great selection of short films, made by film students and graduates from various countries of Europe. With their unique style, vision and brave mix of genres, the 10 newcomer directors of the Future Frames are showing a promising future for the European cinema. We made a...
Meet the Future Frames - Interview with Clemens Pichler

Meet the Future Frames – Interview with Clemens Pichler

Every year, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival collects a great selection of short films, made by film students and graduates from various countries of Europe. With their unique style, vision and brave mix of genres, the 10 newcomer directors of the Future Frames are showing a promising future for the European cinema. We made a...