Posts tagged "Venice"
Short films in Venice!

Short films in Venice!

The line-up for the 73rd Venice International Film Festival was announced last week, including the Orizzonti section. Orizzonti is “an international competition dedicated to films that represent the latest aesthetic and expressive trends in international cinema” – shorts and features as well. The 73rd Venice Film Festival will be held from the 31st of August until the...
Orizzonti winners of Venice Film Festival!

Orizzonti winners of Venice Film Festival!

The 72nd edition of ‘Mostra Internazionale D’Arte Cinematografica la Biennale di Venezia – also known as the Venice Film Festival has ended this weekend. We wrote about the short films of the festival, which are always introduced in the Orizzonti selection, the section of “the new trends in the cinema”. Here are the winners: The...
Last call for applying to Nisimasa!

Last call for applying to Nisimasa!

In September alone 24 young film critics, photographers, videobloggers and film enthusiasts will have the chance to attend two of the most influential and vital film festivals in the circuit: Venice Film Festival (Italy) and San Sebastian Film Festival (Spain). This is an unique chance to test and develop your film analisys skills at the...
The short film programme at Venice Film Festival!

The short film programme at Venice Film Festival!

The prestigious Venice Film Festival will be helding its 72nd edition in the beginning of September, as part of La Biennale di Venezia, one of the most famous and prestigious cultural organizations in the world. La Biennale di Venezia celebrates all forms of art: fine arts, architecture, dance, theater and film of course. From the 2-12th of...
World of Shorts Venice 2014 Issue is out now!

World of Shorts Venice 2014 Issue is out now!

Give a warm welcome for the newest Venice 2014 Issue of World Of Shorts magazine!  The magazine is available in print at the festival’s venues and it covers the short sections of the festival as well as introduces the alternative ways of a successful festival strategy. The magazine also offers an extensive festival panorama. The...
Video art, experimental animation film and the museum. East vs West. High vs low.

Video art, experimental animation film and the museum. East vs West. High vs low.

Not so long ago, Eastern European video artists or experimental animation filmmakers had no chance to show their work in museums, while their western fellow artists were on the forefront of new art movements finding their way quickly to museums. Ever since the iron curtain fell this difference has been less and less present. Whatever...
Idol for Filmmakers – The Scouting Report

Idol for Filmmakers – The Scouting Report

How would one define a good pitch from the point of view of a producer? In other words, what moves a producer? It would be easy to talk about potential and promise here, but in the end, everybody knows we’re all constantly on the lookout for the next best thing, be it suspense, laughter, violence,...
Micro-budget filmmaking gets boosted!

Micro-budget filmmaking gets boosted!

As a new initiative that started in 2012, the Biennale College – Cinema has the ambitious goal of developing and producing three micro-budget feature films every year, providing lectures and workshops to selected emerging filmmakers and offering them a debut at one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world. It sounds like the...
Biennale College - Cinema - The International Horizon

Biennale College – Cinema – The International Horizon

The Daazo team participated in a fascinating panel talk today: Biennale College – Cinema – The International Horizon took place at the Palazzo del Casinò, at the Venice Film Festival. It was chaired by Peter Cowie , film historian and founder of the International Film Guide, and the participants were Savina Neirotti (Biennale College –...

FNE at Venice IFF 2010: Venice Festival Prize Winners

Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski’s Essential Killing picked up the Special Jury Prize  of the main competition at the 67th Venice International Film Festival while the Turkish film Majority directed by Seren Yuce which screened in the Venice Days section won the Young Lion of Tomorrow award. FNE will publish an exclusive interview with Skolimowski in...