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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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...
Hearing the voices of the young protagonists - interview with the head of Generation

Hearing the voices of the young protagonists – interview with the head of Generation

Maryanne Redpath has been involved in the youth programme of the Berlinale since 1993, and in the last 8 years, she has been the head of selection of both of the Generation programmes. The Kplus and 14+ selections represent the unique voice of youth through shorts and feature films, and offer a wide range of films...
World of Shorts magazine got renewed, into the World of Young Cinema!

World of Shorts magazine got renewed, into the World of Young Cinema!

Welcome to our brand new magazine, World of Young Cinema! After five years of concentrating exclusively on short films, we decided that it was time for a little change. Short films are still very dear to us, but since we started writing about them in 2010, many of the filmmakers we interviewed and praised then...
Visegrad Film Forum is calling for applicants!

Visegrad Film Forum is calling for applicants!

The 5th Visegrad Film Forum will take place at the Faculty of Film and Television and in KC Dunaj in Bratislava from April 5-9, 2016. Five days full of screenings of student films, master classes with renowned experts, case studies of interesting film projects, discussions, and workshops – all connected with a very up-to-date main topic of the...
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 films and explore the latest...
Visegrad in short(s) forum is calling!

Visegrad in short(s) forum is calling!

Join to the second edition of the forum “Visegrád in Short(s)” which will take place during FILMFEST DRESDEN – International Short Film Festival from April 12th – April 17th 2016 in Dresden, Germany. The deadline for the application is the 15th of February! “Visegrád in Short(s)” is a forum aimed at film professionals from the Visegrád countries...
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 television rights. The prize money...
More than 100 talents alumni at Berlinale Talents this year!

More than 100 talents alumni at Berlinale Talents this year!

Berlinale Talents takes place February 13 to 18, 2016. This year, among the experts: Michael Ballhaus, Denis Côté, Jonathan Glazer, Alex McDowell, Tomm Moore, Molly M. Stensgaard, Jim Rakete, Meryl Streep and Thomas Vinterberg Under the theme “The Nature of Relations”, the 14th edition focuses on the inner and outer relations in the interconnected cinematic...
Selected scripts of the Berlinale Script Station!

Selected scripts of the Berlinale Script Station!

The 66th Berlinale is once again opening up its annual networking platform, the next edition of Berlinale Talents, with this year’s topic The Nature of Relations. From the 13th until the 18th of February, 300 outstanding creative will work together, learn together and get tutored by the experienced people of the industry. One of the...
Photo animation workshop at Filmfest Dresden!

Photo animation workshop at Filmfest Dresden!

Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival is offering young filmmakers the unique opportunity to attend a professional animation training programme during the festival’s 28th edition. The workshop headed by filmmaker and photo animation artist Maki Satake, who is teaching from the 12th until the 17th of April, during the festival. The programme also includes further...
Shorts of Sundance!

Shorts of Sundance!

Today is the starting day of one of the greatest independent film events, the one and only Sundance Film Festival. And incredible and important scene for the independent cinema, that takes place in the state of Utah, at Park City, in Salt Lake City. From the 21st-31st of January, a wide selection of shorts and features...