Posts tagged "filmmaker"
An interview with Anamaria Kapulica, selected participant of the ESP

An interview with Anamaria Kapulica, selected participant of the ESP

As the poet Muriel Rukyser said “The Universe is made of stories, not atoms.”  We genuinely believe that stories are important, and we have a few of our own that we would like to tell.   Why was it important for you to apply to the European Short Pitch? Taking part in a scriptwriting workshop with such...

Berlinale Shorts line-up announced

  Berlinale Shorts 2014: The line-up has been  announced! In 2014, 25 films from 21 countries will be competing for the Golden Bear for Best Short Film and the Silver Bear Jury Prize: fictional, documentary, experimental, essayistic and animated films all have an equal chance. Almost a third of these productions is not digital but was shot...
15 short films nominated for the European Film Awards announced today

15 short films nominated for the European Film Awards announced today

      The European Film Academy and EFA Productions have announced this year’s short film nominations today. At each of the 15 participating film festivals, an independent jury presented one European short film in competition with a nomination in the short film category of the European Film Awards.            ...
A New Name for Talent Forged at the Berlinale: The Talent Campus is Now Berlinale Talents

A New Name for Talent Forged at the Berlinale: The Talent Campus is Now Berlinale Talents

The label is new, the event is not: since 2003, the Talent Campus at the Berlinale serves to create a network of emerging creatives from all over the world, helping them connect with one another as well as with established filmmakers. Over the past eleven years, 4472 filmmakers have visited the Campus. Starting October 1, the initiative will continue under the name Berlinale...
Encounters 2013 announces winners

Encounters 2013 announces winners

Encounters 2013 has announced its winning short films after five days of competitive screenings, with British filmmakers Jamie Stone and Felix Massie taking the Grand Prix Awards, making 2013 the first year with a double British win.   Festival audiences have the chance to see a selection of the winning films screening today (Sunday 22nd...
A short history of shorts at the Oscars

A short history of shorts at the Oscars

  Daazo takes a look at some of the notable milestones regarding live action short films at the Oscars. The Academy always did it’s best to award those great directors, producers who made those legendary “One-reelers’.  We take a short look on the history of shorts for today’s big night.    So let’s see in...

Call to young film makers (18-30): Participate to the creation of a documentary during the “Festival des Libertés”

Don’t let your dreams go to waste! The BIJ was created by the Commissariat General aux Relations Internationales and Direction Generale de la Culture of the French speaking Community of Belgium to implement and manage youth exchange programmes. Offers the opportunities in more than 70 countries for young people from Wallonia and Brussels. Within the...

Call for Participants: Produce your own Festival TV!

Kino5 is looking for young video journalists and filmmakers from Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia and Slovenia to create a TV show covering the CROSSING EUROPE Film Festival Linz / Austria, which takes place from 24th – 29th of April 2012. The Austrian participants will be students of the University of Art and Industrial...

Starting signal for the new Berlinale initiative Berlinale Residency

The Berlinale is expanding its portfolio with an additional initiative and extending a four-month invitation to six filmmakers and their new projects to the creative metropolis of Berlin in autumn 2012. The new international fellowship programme, Berlinale Residency, will help filmmakers to complete their scripts successfully, as well as to develop the audience potential of...

Raindance’s gurus on beliefs, myths and misconceptions

Filmmakers and Screenwriters Career Strategy 2012 If your career strategy doesn’t change, if it doesn’t grow and develop then it is merely surviving. Who wants to survive. Don’t you want to live? When hearing about a success in another, most screenwriters and filmmakers start whining: “That may work for their project, but not ours.” Don’t...

“Impossible is a Mission for a Filmmaker!”

Vote for the best – The Impossible Film Contest by Daazo.com! Daazo.com – The European Short Film Centre announced a film contest for all the participants of the Festival de Cannes’ Short Film Corner 2011. Organized by the Festival de Cannes, the Short Film Corner is the essential rendez-vous for filmmakers. Many careers have started...

Websites to Keep You Informed

The Independent Filmmaker’s Guides to the Film Galaxy indieWIRE If you are an aspiring filmmaker in the need for a starting point to begin your daily search on the Internet, indieWIRE is the website for you. Don’t sip your coffee before you checked out the daily news site of the independent film community! It covers...