Posts tagged "world of shorts"
“You can’t share the responsibility” - An interview with the programmer of Sarajevo New Currents Shorts

“You can’t share the responsibility” – An interview with the programmer of Sarajevo New Currents Shorts

An interview with Vanja Kaluđerčić  — programmer of the Sarajevo Film Festival’s New Currents Shorts section A modern and minimal white tent with plush oriental rugs: a perfect symbol for the duality of the city of Sarajevo where East meets West, and tradition merges with the newest trends. This is where we sat down for...
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,...
Aim  your arrow at the heart of the story

Aim your arrow at the heart of the story

Antonio Piazza and Fabio Grassadonia have a very nice story to tell; Torino Film Lab was very relevant for the making of their first feature Salvo, winner of the two main awards at last Cannes Critics Week, as they developed the project within two programmes and also got production funding from the scheme. Plus, there...
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...
Orizzonti - where “shorts are a full-fledged element of the section’s programming”

Orizzonti – where “shorts are a full-fledged element of the section’s programming”

Short film is an important element at the Biennale’s Orizzonti section, an international competition dedicated to films that represent the latest aesthetic and expressive trends in international cinema. Daazo has asked Alberto Barbera, director of the Venice Film Festival, about the short film programme and the selection process. Film festivals often get a reputation for...
The Sarajevo/Venice issue of the World of Shorts magazine is out today!

The Sarajevo/Venice issue of the World of Shorts magazine is out today!

The English-language short film-centered magazine, World of Shorts (WOSH) evolved in 2011 from the blog of Budapest-based short film-hosting platform, Daazo.com. (That’s us!) The copies of WOSH are available at the short film events and screenings of A-list film festivals. The new issue of the magazine appears in August 2013, focusing on the short film...
Screenings at the Web Theatre of the Venice Film Festival

Screenings at the Web Theatre of the Venice Film Festival

12 feature-length films from the Orizzonti section and 3 feature-length films of the Biennale College – Cinema screening at Web Theatre of the Venice Film Festival/ Sale of digital tickets on www.labiennale.org   12 feature-length films from the Orizzonti section and 3 feature-length films from the brand-new Biennale College – Cinema constitute the abundant programme of the Web Theatre at the 70th Venice International Film Festival. The films will be available for viewing around the world...
The Impossible Film Contest: Winners Announced

The Impossible Film Contest: Winners Announced

First of all, let us thank your for all your submissions to The Impossible Film Contest which was meant to give exposure to short films in the limelight of the Cannes Short Film Corner. One of the winners, Behind the Bush by Yoann Luis was present at the SFC this year. But the ultimate winner...
New Slovak Films: The Reviews, Part I. (The Star, Arsy-Versy)

New Slovak Films: The Reviews, Part I. (The Star, Arsy-Versy)

The Star They are coming. They are here. They live among us. Aliens, ETs, strangers in masks and dark coats, hidden in the shadows of the subway, randomly flashing their lustful eyes and white fangs. They’re waiting. They can wait.  The moment when the veil of the temple is torn in two, one of the...
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...
Slovak Short Cinema issue: Editorial

Slovak Short Cinema issue: Editorial

Editorial piece by our slovak friends and editors of the Slovak Short Cinema special issue of the World of Shorts magazine,  Michal Klembara & Juraj Kovalčík: The seventh issue of the magazine World of Shorts is, unlike previous issues, dedicated to films from just one country, Slovakia. Our film production, in general, doesn’t have a...
The first special issue of World of Shorts magazine is out now

The first special issue of World of Shorts magazine is out now

PLUS: a selection of Slovak cinema is available on Daazo.com! Košice – European Capital of Culture 2013 commissioned Daazo.com – the European Shortfilm Centre to create a magazine to cover the shortfilm related news of Slovakia. In the Slovak Short Cinema issue of World of Shorts, film enthusiasts can find out all about the current...