Short Film News (SFN) - The 7th International Film School Meeting will take place on September 25 - 26, 2008 at the 56th San Sebastian International Film Festival. During the meeting, which accepts short films till July 10, young filmmakers show their works, attend meetings with professionals and discover some of the latest aspects offered by audiovisual technology.
Short Film News (SFN) - DepicT! Ultra-Short Film Competition invites filmmakers to submit their 90-seconds films for 10th anniversary of the event. Winning films will be screened at the Encounters International Short Film Festival, which takes place from 18 to 23 November 2008 in Bristol, UK.
Short Film News (SFN) - Spanish director, Eduardo Chapero-Jackson's Lightborne won Golden Dragon award for best film in the International Competition of 48th Krakow Film Festival. The festival which closed June 5, give 3 Silver Dragon for best animated, fiction, and documentary films to polish directors.
Short Film News (SFN) - 4th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival opening night will takes place on Thursday August 7 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood in conjunction with the American Cinematheque. The evening will feature the Hollywood premiere of No Country For Old Men actor, Josh Brolin's short film, X along with several additional acclaimed and award winning short films.
Short Film News (SFN) -Two Iranian films are going to be participated in the 23rd edition of Denmark Odense Documentary and Short Film Festival. The festival is going to take place from 19 till 24 August and over 1200 films have been applied to participate in this festival.
Short Film News (SFN) - FIKE 2008 - 7th Evora International Short Film Festival will take place from November 21st -29th, 2008. Festival organizers announced that applicant filmmakers must send their submissions till June 30th. Animation, documentary and fiction short films with total running time up to 40 minutes, which produced after January 1st, 2006 are eligible for International Competition.
Short Film News (SFN) - 80 short films from 25 countries will compete in the 10th Short Shorts International Film Festival (SSFF & ASIA 2008). The festival's Organizing Committee has selected these films among nearly 3,000 entries, and the official selections are going to be shown in 4 competition categories.
Short Film News (SFN) - iThentic and the Canadian Worldwide Short Film Festival announced the renewal of the ShortsNonstop Mobile Movie Festival, which is accepting short films until July 15th. Submissions must be under three minutes running time in English or no dialog, and may be from any country of origin.
Short Film News (SFN) - Romanian film, Megatron by Marian Crisan won the Palme d'Or for the best short film at the 61st Cannes Film Festival. Hou Hsiao Hsien, President of the Cinefondation and Short Film Jury, presented the prize to Romanian director in Cannes awards ceremony, tonight.
Short Film News (SFN) - Cinefondation awards announced yesterday, 23 June as the first official selection prizes of 61st Cannes film festival. Himnon (Anthem) by Elad Keidan from Sam Spiegel Film and TV School won Cinefondation's 1st prize from the Jury presided by Taiwanese director, Hou Hsiao Hsien.
Short Film News (SFN) - The 6th SILVERDOCS documentary festival will present 108 films representing 63 countries selected from 1,861 submissions with six World, eight North American, six US and seven East Coast Premieres and two retrospective programs. Films are going to screen in six sections: US Feature Competition, World Feature Competition (added this year), Best Music Documentary, Silver Spectrum (formerly World View), Short Films, and "1968 and Beyond", a special thematic side-bar for 2008.
Short Film News (SFN) - Webster University professor and film director, Mike Steinberg will assume the job of Big Sky Documentary Film Festival Director. "We are extremely fortunate to be bringing Mike on as Director," said Big Sky Programming Director and Founder, Doug Hawes-Davis. "He clearly has the knowledge and skills to move our event forward as a destination for filmmakers, distributors, and film fans alike."