Posts tagged "interview"
"There is power in verity"- an interview with Teodor Kuhn

“There is power in verity”- an interview with Teodor Kuhn

It is well known that Slovakia is a strong base of documentarists. Fiction films kind of limp behind. Young talents, coming from short films, could bring a long needed recovery. One of them is  a promising director Teodor Kuhn. His last film Momo has been selected for several festivals and his directorial style shows signs...
“Drawing is like a conversation”

“Drawing is like a conversation”

An interview with Veronika Obertová and Michaela Čopíková, founders of the production company OvéPictures. Michaela Čopíková and Veronika “Berta” Obertová started collaborating at school and established their production company OvéPictures (click here to check out more on Daazo) upon graduating. Together they make short animated films, music videos, commercials and other stuff. Both of them have authored...
Interview with Miro Remo

Interview with Miro Remo

Deciding a date for an interview with Miro Remo didn’t go completely smoothly, not because he was reluctant – just very busy. Eventually, we settled for a late evening online chat, a novel arrangement for me that made me expect that both of us would be tired and the conversation cumbersome. Instead, Miro accepted and...
“Building bridges from short to long and long to short” - an interview with the programming managers at ZDF/ARTE

“Building bridges from short to long and long to short” – an interview with the programming managers at ZDF/ARTE

An interview with Sabine Brantus and Catherine Colas, programming managers at ZDF/ARTE. Short Film – as a format – has been modified in the last few years thanks to the new platforms. Can you share with us what short film means to a traditional television channel like ARTE? ARTE is a channel open to new...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page - Alabaster Smith

Daazo presents: Pitch Page – Alabaster Smith

My personal favourite (Hi, I’m Daazo guy Attila) Pitch Page is featured today on the World of Shorts Blog. I mean, if you ever smoked at least one pack of cigarettes in your life, this poster sure gets you the urge to go and buy one. But don’t do it, cigarettes are bad, besides they...
„A good short film stands out immediately.” - an interview with Laurence Reymond

„A good short film stands out immediately.” – an interview with Laurence Reymond

The truly Cannes part of our World of Shorts Cannes 2013 issue is going on our blog with an interview by Zsuzsanna Deák and Cristina Grosan who where talking with somebody who does something very relevant and interesting. So, you know, here it is: We met Laurence Reymond, the short film selector for Quinzaine des...
Plan under 15 minutes! - an interview with Maryna Vroda

Plan under 15 minutes! – an interview with Maryna Vroda

Read an interview by Anita Libor which is featured in the Cannes section of our World of Shorts magazine. Maryna Vroda is the director of Cross County, a short film about running, which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010. Regarding storytelling, Cross Country is a very peculiar film. Was it...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page Cannes - Snails

Daazo presents: Pitch Page Cannes – Snails

Through 7 days starting from May 15th, we are presenting the best 7 Pitch Pages which made the print version of our World of Shorts Magazine. We’ll have interviews with the filmmakers as well! Straight from Ukraine, Maria Stepanska is aiming to get her short “Snails” produced. We hope that her great-looking Pitch Page gets her...
Daazo presents: Pitch Page Cannes - Nina&Ondro

Daazo presents: Pitch Page Cannes – Nina&Ondro

Through 7 days starting from May 15th, we are presenting the best 7 Pitch Pages which made the print version of our World of Shorts Magazine. We’ll have interviews with the filmmakers as well! Stay tuned, and now, read about Nina&Ondro from Slovakia. Nina&Ondro has a €70,000 budget and a big chunk of that (€50,000)...
„A playground for creativity” – how shorts challenge the minds of filmmakers

„A playground for creativity” – how shorts challenge the minds of filmmakers

This is the whole and unabridged version of the interview published in World of Shorts – the Cannes issue. Bobby Marko is not your average filmmaker. A career-musician who re-invented himself as a visual „composer”, approaching the challenge of shooting films without the traditional reservations of old Hollywood and with cutting-edge tools that re-shape the...
Application for the Berlinale Residency 2013 Is Now Open

Application for the Berlinale Residency 2013 Is Now Open

Remember Matias Bize, a director from Chile who talked about his experencies at the Berlinale Residency for filmmakers in our latest edition of World of Shorts?  Now you have the chance to apply for a 3 month stay in Berlin to get your new film made, just like he did. Open publication – Free publishing...
„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...