Posts tagged "Cannes"
'Mastoura' – Interview with Mohanad Diab

‘Mastoura’ – Interview with Mohanad Diab

‘Mastoura‘ by Mohanad Diab tells a story of two Egyptian women who narrate their life stories after they joined the Takaful & Karama Program.
'A Job Interview' – Interview with Antonis Glaros

‘A Job Interview’ – Interview with Antonis Glaros

Antonis Glaros’ short, ‘A Job Interview‘, takes place in Greece, during the hardship years of the economic crisis and the unemployment boost.
'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.
Competing short films of Cannes!

Competing short films of Cannes!

The short film and Cinéfondation programme of the 69th Cannes Film Festival was announced today. The festival will be held between the 11st – 22nd of May. The selection committee received 5,008 short films – 458 more than in 2015. The films in the 2016 Short Films Competition are all in the running for the...
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...
Official short film programme of Curtocircuíto Film Festival!

Official short film programme of Curtocircuíto Film Festival!

The 12th Curtocircuíto International Film Festival started yesterday, at Santiago the Campostela, in Spain. We shared the special retrospective programme (focused on directors Aki Kaurismäki and Jørgen Leth) a few weeks ago, and now here’s the official competition selection of short films, called the Radar selection. *Radar 1.* HOTEL STRAUSSBERG by Jan Soldat | 2014 | Germany...
Script Pitch is calling for entries!

Script Pitch is calling for entries!

Interforum, the fringe program for professional visitors and film enthusiasts at the International Short Film Festival interfilm Berlin is now accepting entries for our international Script Pitch competition. The event will be held between 9-13th of November, at the Instituto Cervantes and the Grünen Salon der Volksbühne, in Berlin, Germany. They are offering three awards: ...
Short films from the official selection of Cannes - review

Short films from the official selection of Cannes – review

Cannes appreciates short films. That’s just the way it is. Besides the shorts, that are getting selected into the Official Competition, with the chance to win a Palme d’Or, and the Cinéfondation selection for film students all around the world, the festival also organises, probably the biggest and most important short film market in the...
The shorts that really tie the room together

The shorts that really tie the room together

words by Janka Pozsonyi This year, the director of the Cannes festival decided to double the seats of the Jury for the first time in history, to let the incredible Joel and Ethan Coen be in complete control and work their magic down here at the south coast of France. If there’s anyone at this...
Cannes announces the head of Short Film Jury!

Cannes announces the head of Short Film Jury!

In 2014, the internationally acclaimed Timbuktu caused the greatest emotion among the films in Competition at the Festival de Cannes. This year Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako returns for the 68th Festival (13-24 May), where he will serve as President of the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury. This great poet of contemporary Africa will follow in...
A Pitch Page success: The Queen of England Stole my Parents

A Pitch Page success: The Queen of England Stole my Parents

In the 2013 Cannes issue of World of Shorts, we represented a great  project in the Pitch Page section, called The Queen of England Stole my Parents, by Ernestas Jankauskas. A year later we were extremely happy to see the film in the Short Film Corner of Cannes, and we asked the producer of the...
World of Shorts - Cannes 2014 Issue is out!

World of Shorts – Cannes 2014 Issue is out!

Daazo’s World of Shorts magazine is finally out, for the wonderful and glamorous Cannes Film Festival! In this issue we introduce three filmmakers who are at very different stages of their Cannes career (a first timer, a fourth timer, and one of the most established Cannes directors), we focus on the alternative ways of financing...