Posts tagged "director"
DEVELOP A FILM SCRIPT WORTHY OF AN OSCAR!

DEVELOP A FILM SCRIPT WORTHY OF AN OSCAR!

EKRAN 2014’s DEADLINE FOR VISEGRAD COUNTRIES EXTENDED   Organizers of the EKRAN 2014 Programme have extended the deadline for submission to January 20th for projects from Visegrad countries. EKRAN is a  hands-on training programme focusing on the crea  tive pre-production process, based  in Warsaw, Poland. Participation in this programme is FREE. What is EKRAN? EKRAN (polish world...
An interview with Claire Fowler, selected participant of the ESP

An interview with Claire Fowler, selected participant of the ESP

The writer-director talks about her bright and dark project, NOODLES. Why was it important for you to apply to the European Short Pitch? I’ve wanted to make my short film NOODLES for a couple of years now but no suitable funding opportunities have arisen in my home country in that time. The European short pitch...
Lásd, amit hallasz - a Budapesti Fesztiválzenekar filmversenye a Daazo.com-on

Lásd, amit hallasz – a Budapesti Fesztiválzenekar filmversenye a Daazo.com-on

Lásd, amit hallasz!   A Budapesti Fesztiválzenekar idén is meghirdeti a két éve hagyományteremtő szándékkal életre hívott filmes pályázatát a középiskolák tanulói számára. A pályázaton egyénileg vagy csoportosan (maximum 5 fős csapatokat alkotva) lehet indulni. Az idei feladat:   Filmesítsétek meg Franz Schubert VIII. (’Befejezetlen’) szimfóniájának egyik szabadon választott tételét!   A film bármilyen műfajú...
Adam Strange, Crystal Bear winning short film director, dies at 46

Adam Strange, Crystal Bear winning short film director, dies at 46

The Daazo staff was saddened by tonight’s news about Adam Strange, winner of the Generation 14 Plus Competition at the 59. Berlinale, who was killed by a shark while swimming in the sea in New Zealand. Rescue teams were fighting the sharks with high powers, but apparently there was nothing to do about it, 46-year...
„A good short film makes me react” – an interview with Zaida Bergroth

„A good short film makes me react” – an interview with Zaida Bergroth

Zaida Bergroth’s retrospective at Tampere Film Festival features three short films from the years 2004 and 2006. Glass Jaw and Heavy Metal deal with teenage angst, whereas The Town Manager is a part of a series of films inspired by different political parties. Bergroth’s Carte Blanche is a compilation of her favorite short fiction and...

László Csuja – “You start watching yourself obsessively”

László Csuja was the Hungarian finalist at Daazo’s Visegrád Shorts on Tour contest with his film Phosphorus. His new short film premiered in Budapest last month. Dugulás (Clogging) is the story of an ill-fated love triangle. One of the main characters, just like in the director’s previous film Phosphorus, is a mentally disabled man. This...
World of Shorts - Sarajevo 2012: The Unknown Faces of Kornél Mundruczó

World of Shorts – Sarajevo 2012: The Unknown Faces of Kornél Mundruczó

You can watch all of Kornél Mundruczó’s shortfilms on Daazo.com. Click away! 1. Started his career as an actor: he was even cast for a Hungarian soap opera. 2. In the beginning of his acting studies, his teachers suggested he changed his name to Kornél Málnási. 3. Father of two beautiful children. 4. Owns a...

World of Shorts – The Visegrad issue: The Beauty of the Long Distance Runner

Ivana Laučíková (1977) is a Slovak animated film director, producer, university lecturer and editor in chief of the animated film journal Homo Felix. June 2011 saw the release of Posledný autobus (The Last Bus), a short film she produced and co-directed with Martin Snopek. Today, the film is enjoying a successful run on the international...

Engange 2012: seeking dynamic new European filmmakers

Opening doors to international collaboration for producers, screenwriters & writers/directors. Engage 2012 is a training programme for new and emerging writers, writer/directors and producers, producers, designed to foster international creative collaborations. Engage 2011 brought together 24 participants from several European countries to develop new fiction, documentary and animation feature projects. Engage 2011, with support from...

Growing up in Cannes: The Collected Shorts of Mundruczó on the Web

Kornél Mundruczó’s short films on Daazo.com Daazo.com, the short film sharing site supported by the Media Programme of the EU presents a collection of Kornél Mundruczó’s short films. The collection showcases Mundruczó’s early work, from his first school opus to his graduation film plus two special sketch episodes, introducing the audience to the foundation of...

Mapping your mind – A sketch by Blaž R. Kutin

Directors from the Sarajevo Short Film Selection draw a sketch of their films To better illustrate the relationship between directors and their films, we put their creativity to the test. Using pencil and a piece of paper, they were asked to spontaneously draw something about thier film, a symbol, a landscape, the main caracter’s dreams...

Mapping your mind – A sketch by Hüseyin Karabey

Directors from the Sarajevo Short Film Selection draw a sketch of their films To better illustrate the relationship between directors and their films, we put their creativity to the test. Using pencil and a piece of paper, they were asked to spontaneously draw something about thier film, a symbol, a landscape, the main caracter’s dreams...