Posts tagged "WOSH"
World of Shorts Berlinale 2015 issue is out!

World of Shorts Berlinale 2015 issue is out!

The English-language short film-centred magazine, World of Shorts (WOSH) evolved in 2012 from the blog of Budapest-based short film platform Daazo.com. 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 February 2015, focusing on the short film programmes of...
A Pitch Page success: The Queen of England Stole my Parents

A Pitch Page success: The Queen of England Stole my Parents

In the 2013 Cannes issue of World of Shorts, we represented a great  project in the Pitch Page section, called The Queen of England Stole my Parents, by Ernestas Jankauskas. A year later we were extremely happy to see the film in the Short Film Corner of Cannes, and we asked the producer of the...
Organising festival life is a full time job

Organising festival life is a full time job

Réka Bucsi is one of the most successful short film makers in Hungary. Her animation Symphony No. 42 has had numerous festival appearances. She works together with Daazo to manage the festival life of her film and here she shares her experiences with the readers of World of Shorts. The festival life of Symphony Nr....
The Good, the Bad, and the Selected

The Good, the Bad, and the Selected

In the Venice 2014 issue of World of Shorts, the director of Tampere Film Festival, Jukka-Pekka Laakso unveiled some of the mysteries behind the selection process and shed light on the reasons for some things that often puzzle filmmakers. The selection process of film festivals is always a mystery to filmmakers. Surely the selected films...
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...
Venice 2014 - Shorts of the Orizzonti section

Venice 2014 – Shorts of the Orizzonti section

The Venice Film Festival (La Biennale di Venezia) is well known for its high-quality program, bringing great talents, completed with new and interesting voices into their selections year by year. The 71th festival is continuing this ambitious program this year as well, from the world premier features in the Venezia 71 and the Out of...
Abbas Kiarostami and the Jury announced the winners of the 17th Cinéfondation Selection

Abbas Kiarostami and the Jury announced the winners of the 17th Cinéfondation Selection

The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury headed by Abbas Kiarostami and including Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Noémie Lvovsky, Daniela Thomas and Joachim Trier, has awarded the 2014 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of the winning films. The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 16 student films, chosen out of 1...
World of Shorts - Cannes 2014 Issue is out!

World of Shorts – Cannes 2014 Issue is out!

Daazo’s World of Shorts magazine is finally out, for the wonderful and glamorous Cannes Film Festival! In this issue we introduce three filmmakers who are at very different stages of their Cannes career (a first timer, a fourth timer, and one of the most established Cannes directors), we focus on the alternative ways of financing...
Baltic Shorts ready to take on Europe - Winner announced

Baltic Shorts ready to take on Europe – Winner announced

The Baltic Pitching Forum aims to increase the visibility of Baltic filmmakers amongst their European colleagues. The pitch successfully selected to go to Clermont-Ferrand was Edina Csüllögi´s film ‘The Butterfly-Man’, a project from Estonia. Based on a short-story by Estonian author Mehis Heinsaar, the film promises to be a fantastic yet poignant tale of a...
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...
10 Film Startups You Mustn’t Miss

10 Film Startups You Mustn’t Miss

Whether you are a filmmaker or just a fan of film, Daazo has collected together the 10 best film startups.                                Tugg has the potential to get indie films distributed to places they wouldn’t usually make it to, and even to...
“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...