Posts tagged "documentary"
Meet the Future Frames - Interview with Julia Furer

Meet the Future Frames – Interview with Julia Furer

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...
Freedom or the The Five Obstructions? – short genres from a director’s point of view

Freedom or the The Five Obstructions? – short genres from a director’s point of view

The short film format is an elusive one – when one thinks one has caught and understood it, it has already evaporated. From time to time, short films turn up on the internet, sometimes on the big screen before feature films, or on television – or even curated in blocks at film festivals. Shorts sometimes...
Winners of VIS - Vienna Independent Shorts!

Winners of VIS – Vienna Independent Shorts!

The 13th VIS – Vienna Independent Shorts Film Festival was held from the 25-31st of May, in Vienna, Austria. The Oscar-qualifying festival had its award ceremony on Tuesday, here are the winners: FICTION & DOCUMENTARY Best International Fiction & Documentary Film: A Man Returned by Mahdi Fleifel (Denmark/UK/Netherlands Special Mention for the best actress: Sokhna...
Vienna Independent Shorts programme!

Vienna Independent Shorts programme!

The 13th Vienna Indenependent Shorts international short film festival has announced its complete programme a few days ago. The festival will be held between 25th – 31st of May. Here are the selections and titles from the 13th edition: THE SELECTION FOR FICTION & DOCUMENTARY 2016 / FICTION & DOCUMENTARY I Figura, Katarzyna Gondek, BE/PL 2015,...
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...
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...
The London Short Film Festival is coming soon!

The London Short Film Festival is coming soon!

The London Short Film Festival (LSFF) returns to London for its 13th year to be as confrontational as ever, and to prove that the UK is truly a hotbed of film creativity. This year, LSFF received an unprecedented number of submissions – nearly 2,000 in total. For the 2016 festival, taking place from 8-17th January, LSFF is working...
Programme of interfilm Berlin!

Programme of interfilm Berlin!

The 31st International Short Film Festival Berlin is coming soon from the 10-15th of November, as part of the interfilm Berlin festival and event series. The festival is offering a great selection of 500 films in 50 programmes, 6 competitions, in 7 cinemas of 3 districts of Berlin. As part of every year’s festival programme, short film...
Winners of the Vilnius Short Film Festival!

Winners of the Vilnius Short Film Festival!

The 10th Vilnius International Short Film Festival was held from 7-11th of October, the awards were given out yesterday evening at the main capital of Lithuania. Here are the winning short films: BEST FICTION: Aïssa by Clement Trehin-Lalanne SPECIAL MENTION: Picnic by Jure Pavlović (Read our interview with the director) BEST ANIMATION: Symphony no.42 by Réka Bucsi (We wrote about Symphony no....
Submission is open for ŻubrOFFka Short Film Festival!

Submission is open for ŻubrOFFka Short Film Festival!

The great city of Białystok is giving home again for International Short Film Festival ŻUBROFFKA this year, celebrating the 10th edition of the festival, from 2nd – 6th of December, in Poland. The submission is open for international short films, which will be rewarded by the jury and the audience as well. Besides the competing short films, the...
The 21st Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for entries!

The 21st Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for entries!

The Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival the UK’s leading short film festival and gateway to the world’s most prestigious short film and animation awards: the Oscars®, European Film Awards and Cartoon d’Or. The festival presents a unique opportunity for industry and creatives to discover new talent, network and develop new collaborations. Now is your...
Vienna Shorts Winners!

Vienna Shorts Winners!

The 12th VIS Vienna Independent Shorts ended yesterday, and they awarded the outstanding short films, with the total of 20.000 Euro. Here are the winners: VIENNA SHORT FILM AWARD 2015 – Best Austrian Film „Of Stains, Scrap & Tires“ – Sebastian Brameshuber – € 5.000 VIENNA SHORT FILM AWARD 2015 – Best International Fiction/Documentary Film...