Short Film News (SFN) - February 4 th saw the announcement of the winners of Inernational Film Festival Rotterdam's two short film competitions for 2007. The three Tiger Awards for Short Film were granted to VIDEO GAME by Vipin Vijay ( From India) , HINTERLAND by Geoffrey Boulange ( From France) and THE FLAG (BAYRAK) by Koken Ergun (From Turkey).
Short Film News (SFN) - Cermont - Ferrand film festival , one of the most important festivals with specialty short films closed on February 3 rd. Grand Prix of International competition jury went to Den Sista hunden i Rwanda directed by Swedish director Jens Assur. This 30 minutes film is about a 10 years old boy who fascinated by war. He builds plastic models of military vehicles and plays wargames with his friends. At the age of 24 he is a war photographer.
Short Film News (SFN) - A 10 year old filmmaker who directed Kevin Bacon on the set of a short film sued a woman who paid money for making film. - She unfairly demanded creative control and distribution rights.He said. Dominic Scot Kay who was the voice of animated character Wilber in "Charlotte's Web" claims in a lawsuit field that he came up with the idea for the short film "Saving Angelo".
Short Film News (SFN) - Yahoo! Inc is joint to ''Film Your Issue'' as the exclusive online sponsor of the Issue Film Competition beginning Jan 17. Young people in US and worldwide are invited to create 30 - 60 seconds short online videos about contemporary issues.