The 15 best Hungarian short movie posters

The 15 best Hungarian short movie posters

The fifth edition of Friss Hús is coming, there will be a lot of great Hungarian shorts just like in the previous times, so we looked back and collected our favourite Hungarian short movie posters from the past few years. 
Generation 2017: Celebrating 40 Years of Film Programming for Young Audiences at the Berlinale

Generation 2017: Celebrating 40 Years of Film Programming for Young Audiences at the Berlinale

Forty years ago, the Berlinale launched the festival programme for the young cineastes. From the beginning the concept was embraced and celebrated by its target audiences and consequently expanded through the establishment of a further competition programme catering to adolescents. Since 2007, the Generation section has united the Kplus and...
Calling for submissions to the 19th MuVi Award

Calling for submissions to the 19th MuVi Award

On 13 May 2017, the winners of the 19th MuVi Award for the best German Music Video will be chosen at the 63rd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen. Submissions will be accepted until 15 February 2017. The MuVi Award goes to the directors for the best visualisation of a piece...
Jelentkezz a Friss Hús rövidfilmes pitch fórumára

Jelentkezz a Friss Hús rövidfilmes pitch fórumára

A Daazo által szervezett FRISS HÚS Nemzetközi Rövidfilm Fesztivál programjában idén is megrendezzük a rövidfilm pitch fórumot. A rendezvény célja, hogy lehetőséget teremtsen fiatal filmes alkotóknak előkészületben levő projektjeik prezentálására és azok megvitatására.
Oberhausen Seminar for Curators, Filmmakers, Researchers

Oberhausen Seminar for Curators, Filmmakers, Researchers

We received the great news that the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is now calling for applications to the Oberhausen Seminar. The London-based researcher and writer Michele Pierson will lead the workshop along with Canadian curator, critic and researcher Mike Zryd. The Oberhausen Seminar will take place during the 63rd Festival (11-16 May...
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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...
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...