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A Hungarian short film has been nominated for the 89th Academy Awards

A Hungarian short film has been nominated for the 89th Academy Awards

Sing (Mindenki) by Kristóf Deák has been nominated for the 89th Academy Awards’ Best Short Film! 
Here are the Student Academy Award finalists!

Here are the Student Academy Award finalists!

The Academy established the Student Academy Awards in 1972, to support and encourage excellence in filmmaking at the collegiate level. Past Student Academy Award winners have gone on to receive 46 Oscar nominations and have won or shared eight awards. They include John Lasseter, Pete Docter, Robert Zemeckis, Trey Parker and Spike Lee. Here are...
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...
Oscar nominated short films!

Oscar nominated short films!

Last week they announced the nominees of the 88th Academy Awards, along with the 3 short categories. The ceremony will be held on the 28th of February. Here are the nominated shorts: *Short film (Animated) BEAR STORY by Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala PROLOGUE by Richard Williams and Imogen Sutton SANJAY’S SUPER TEAM by Sanjay Patel and Nicole...
Competing short films at Warsaw Film Festival!

Competing short films at Warsaw Film Festival!

The 31st Warsaw Film Festival has announced it’s short film programme yesterday, at the official website. Thefestival will be held between the 9th and 18th of October, in the main capital of Poland. Out of the received 4000 submissions, they choose 23 films from 18 countries, including live action, animation, and documentary short films. The winners...
Academy Award nominated short films of 2015!

Academy Award nominated short films of 2015!

The official nominations of the Academy Awards came out this afternoon, along with the animated short, documentary short and short fiction nominations. Let’s take a look at the best short films, according to the judges of the Academy: Best Animated Shortfilms: The Bigger Picture, directed by Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Hees The Dam Keeper, by...
Daazo takes you everywhere

Daazo takes you everywhere

Daazo’s team has recently started its new service: the Festival Strategy Service. Since we have been part of the short film industry for a while, we have been asked by many filmmakers how and where to send their films. Which festivals and markets are relevant, how is it possible to get the most out of...
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...
Oscar nominations 2013: documentary shorts, animated short films and live action shorts

Oscar nominations 2013: documentary shorts, animated short films and live action shorts

Here are the nominations in the short genre: documentary shorts, animated short films and live action shorts. What do you think? DOCUMENTARY SHORT – Inocente Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine – Kings Point Sari Gilman and Jedd Wider – Mondays at Racine Cynthia Wade and Robin Honan – Open Heart Kief Davidson and Cori...
Check out Fliegauf Shorts Channel on Daazo!

Check out Fliegauf Shorts Channel on Daazo!

Bence Fliegauf is a Hungarian writer and director who is proud of the fact that he never attended any film schools. As an assistant director for television he continued on the path towards directing, screenwriting, set design and sound engineering. His first feature, Forest, was a nearly no-budget film and was selected to the Berlinale...

WOSH – The Sweet Road to the Oscars: The Success Story of Zaid Abu Hamdan

First of all, please introduce yourself to our readers: we would like to know who you are – what are you interested in, how old are you, where do you live, and what are you up to? My name is Zaid Abu Hamdan, born in Amman, Jordan and raised by warm and supportive parents. After...

10 Live Action Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards. One hundred seven pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production company: – Je Pourrais...