SFN INTERVIEW / ZINEBI Festival Director, Vanessa Fernandez Guerra

SFN INTERVIEW / ZINEBI Festival Director, Vanessa Fernandez Guerra

Marziyeh Riahi (SFN)- Based on a firm desire to support the visibility of film produced by women around the world and also the growing presence and work of women in all walks of the audio- visual industry, while also bearing witness to the situation of women in countries where equality is far from being a reality, ZINEBI 60 has included "Focus Iranian Women Filmmakers: The Present is Female!" I discussed with the festival director Vanesa Fernandez Guerra, about this section and her comments on women's cinema.
Focus on Iranian Women Filmmakers at ZINEBI

Focus on Iranian Women Filmmakers at ZINEBI

Short Film News (SFN)- The 60th edition of Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Film (ZINEBI) has dedicated a section on the works of Iranian female filmmakers curated by Ghasideh Golmakani.
Iranian movies to compete in 36th Milano Intl. FICTS Festival

Iranian movies to compete in 36th Milano Intl. FICTS Festival

Short Film News (SFN)- A lineup of Iranian movies will be competing in the 36th Milano International FICTS Festival, which is dedicated to sports movies. The films will go on screen in different sections of the festival running in the Italian city of Milan from November 14 to 19, the organizers have announced.
Iranian shorts win 3 awards at Italy's Religion Today Film Festival

Iranian shorts win 3 awards at Italy's Religion Today Film Festival

Short Film News (SFN)- Iranian short films Return by Shahriar Pourseyedian and It Rains Slowly by Saeid Nejati have won awards at the 21st Religion Today Film Festival in Italy.
Shorts from Iran to compete in Uppsala festival

Shorts from Iran to compete in Uppsala festival

Short Film News (SFN)- The Iranian short films “Umbra” and “Maned & Macho” will be competing in the 37th Uppsala International Short Film Festival, which will be held in the Swedish city from October 22 to 28, the organizers have announced.
17th Third Eye Festival Calls for Entries

17th Third Eye Festival Calls for Entries

Short Film News (SFN)- The 17th Third Eye Asian Film Festival to be held between 13-20 Dec 2018 in Mumbai is calling for entries. The festival has competition sections: Best Short Film Competition and Competition for women film Maker's in Asia.
Marjan Riahi to be member of Philippines Cinemalaya jury

Marjan Riahi to be member of Philippines Cinemalaya jury

Short Film News (SFN)- Iran documentarist and screenwriter Marjan Riahi is set to serve as juror at the 14th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival. Marjan Riahi has been selected as NETPAC jury in the 14th Cinemalaya film event.
“Foruzan” picked as best short at Armenia Fresco festival

“Foruzan” picked as best short at Armenia Fresco festival

Short Film New (SFN)- Iranian short film Forouzan, directed by Mirabbas Khosravinejad, received Best Short award at the 5th FRESCO International Festival held in Armenia.
Palm Springs Shortfest to screen films from Iran

Palm Springs Shortfest to screen films from Iran

Short Film News (SFN)- Three movies from Iranian filmmakers will be competing in the Palm Springs International Shortfest in the city in the U.S. state of California. The festival runs from June 19-25 and will showcase 333 films including 42 world premieres, 32 international premieres, 42 North American premieres, and 13 US premieres.
12th MOTELX Festival Calls for Entries

12th MOTELX Festival Calls for Entries

Short Film News (SFN)– MOTELX - Lisbon International Horror Film Festival invited filmmakers to submit their films for its 12th edition which will run 4 to 9 September at Portugal. MOTELX - Lisbon International Horror Film Festival aims to screen horror films produced in the last couple of years all around the globe.
21st Cinéfondation Selection Winner Announced

21st Cinéfondation Selection Winner Announced

Short Film News (SFN)- The winners of the 21st Cinéfondation Selection at the Cannes Film Festival have been announced. The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 17 student films, chosen out of 2 426 entries coming from 512 film schools around the world.
Two Iran Films Win in Tripoli

Two Iran Films Win in Tripoli

Short Film News (SFN) -Two Iranian films won awards in the competitive section of the 5th Tripoli Film Festival in Lebanon. 26 shorts, 8 animations, 6 documentaries and 8 features were chosen this year for the official sellection and 7 movies were awarded.
Two Iran films to compete at 2018 Cannes shorts

Two Iran films to compete at 2018 Cannes shorts

Short Film News (SFN) -Two Iranian short films have been chosen for Short Films Competition and Cinefondation Selection categories at the 71st Festival de Cannes in France.
Hot Docs Festival to Host “The Broker”

Hot Docs Festival to Host “The Broker”

Short Film News (SFN) -The Iranian documentary “The Broker” will compete in Hot Docs, a prestigious Canadian international documentary festival. Hot Docs, the Canadian international documentary festival has picked “The Broker” by Azadeh Moqaddam.
Two Iranian Animations to Compete in Annecy Festival

Two Iranian Animations to Compete in Annecy Festival

Short Film News (SFN) -Two Iranian animated pieces have made it into the competition program of the 42nd edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France.
‘It Rains Slowly’ wins Best Film at Nepal’s Human Rights Filmfest

‘It Rains Slowly’ wins Best Film at Nepal’s Human Rights Filmfest

Short Film News (SFN) -Iranian short film ‘It Rains Slowly’ directed by Saeed Nejati has won the Best Feature Film Award at the 6th edition of Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival (NHRIFF).
Two Iranian Shorts to Compete in Busan Festival

Two Iranian Shorts to Compete in Busan Festival

Short Film News (SFN) -The Iranian movies “Maned & Macho” by Shiva Sadeq-Asadi and “The Distance” by Yusef Kargar will compete in the 35th Busan International Short Film Festival, which will run in the South Korean city from April 24 to 29.
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