Hoda Taheri and Boris Hadžija met a few years ago at the DFFB in Berlin, became friends and later started making films together. In the new episode of Talks’n’Topics, they talk to Borjana Gaković about what makes their collaboration special, the documentary in fiction, bureaucracy and sexuality in film. Read More
FILZ entstand 2012 als selbstorganisiertes und autonomes Filmseminar innerhalb der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (HGB) Leipzig.
Alle Beteiligten verbindet ein starkes Interesse an künstlerischem, dokumentarischem Arbeiten, mit Schwerpunkt auf dem bewegten Bild.
Mit Luc-Carolin Ziemann sprechen Clara Wieck, Juliane Jaschnow, Jonas Matauschek und Nick Teplov – vier von aktuell vierzehn aktiven Mitgliedern von FILZ – über das Kollektiv, aktuelle gemeinsame Projekte und Netzwerke sowie die Wichtigkeit des permanenten Austauschs. Read More
Anna Roller is a director and writer from Munich, she already experimented with the camera as a child and teenager. Since 2014 she studied at the University of Television and Film.
With Borjana Gaković Anna Roller talks about her short films PAN (2017) and GÖR (2021), which successfully screened at festivals worldwide and won awards. Read More
As an artist, Betina Kuntzsch has developed the genre of video drawing, often combining hand-drawn animations with historical film, photo and archive material to create animated, documentary short films. Betina Kuntzsch talks with Borjana Gaković about her short film HALMASPIEL (Chinese Checkers, 2017) – which tells the story of her mother. Read More
The Locarno Film Festival, one of the most important of all the international film festivals, has a tradition of supporting short films. Not only does it host competitions for national and international shorts, but also Shortsweek, which takes place online in February. When Giona Nazzaro took over as artistic director in 2021, he further strengthened this commitment. Together with Eddie Bertozzi, who is responsible for Pardi di Domani, the festival’s short film program, they launched a new competition for films by established directors: Corti d’autore. Shortfilm.de met them both shortly before this year’s edition to discuss their visions regarding short films and their efforts at integrating them into the overall ecosystem of the festival. Read More
Ron Dyens first became known with his short film “La Flamme”. In 1999, he founded his own production company Sacrebleu Productions. Following numerous festival successes over the last 20 years, since 2019 he has been a member of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which awards the much-coveted Oscars each year. Willy Rollé spoke with him about the differences in short film production between France and Germany. Read More