Posts tagged "first feature"
Develop Your First Feature at First Films First

Develop Your First Feature at First Films First

FIRST FILMS FIRST is an intensive professional training program aimed at supporting young Southeast European film directors to develop their first feature-length fiction film.
World of Young Cinema - the Cannes 2016 issue is out now!

World of Young Cinema – the Cannes 2016 issue is out now!

The Cannes 2016 issue of the first feature and short film magazine World of Young Cinema is out now! The English-language first feature and short film magazine writes about young cinema professionals and their activities. Emerging producers from the Producers on the Move programme share their thoughts on their works and hopes for the future,...
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...
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...
First features at the Berlinale!

First features at the Berlinale!

Since 2006, when it introduced the Best First Feature Award, the Berlinale has been even more committed to supporting the next generation of film makers. The award is endowed with 50,000 Euros, donated by the GWFF (Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrecht), a society dedicated to safeguarding film and television rights. The prize money...
Berlinale's Residency supports first and second feature directors

Berlinale’s Residency supports first and second feature directors

The Berlin International Film Festival will be presenting three films by this year’s participants of the Berlinale Residency at the Arsenal Cinema from October 6 to 8. As Berlinale Residency fellowship holders, the three directors Fernando Eimbcke (Mexico), Daniel Borgman (New Zealand) and Ella Manzheeva (Russian Federation) have been in the capital since September 1....
Premier Plans Festival d'Angers is calling for entries!

Premier Plans Festival d’Angers is calling for entries!

The 28th edition of the Premiers Plans Film Festival will take place in Angers from the 22nd to the 31st of January 2016. The selection is open to first and second feature films, first short films and student films produced in Europe in 2014 or 2015. OFFICIAL SELECTION You can submit your film in one...
From Short to Feature: creating your first feature film

From Short to Feature: creating your first feature film

World of Shorts has asked three internationally successful film directors about their first feature experiences – read their random thoughts below about the difficulties and the joys of their first big project, and the challenges faced along the way. Maya Vitkova, whose first feature Viktoria has been selected for a great number of film festivals,...
Angers, the French city of debut feature films

Angers, the French city of debut feature films

Thibaut Bracq is the programmateur of the Angers Premiers Plans, a film festival in France which has the reputation for discovering promising and emerging filmmakers. Thibaut was one of our international guests at the Friss Hús International Short Film Festival in Budapest. During his visit he explained to us in detail how the Angers Premiers Plans Film...