Known for its intriguing curatorial choices, Locarno Film Festival does not make an exception at the time of preparing the selection of its Pardi di Domani short film section… Read More
Not only has the film festival world turned around itself several times since the spring and still hasn’t come to a standstill. The Corona pandemic has created new festival models and variations in a very short time. At shortfilm.de, Reinhard Wolf has already looked at the development of international film festivals in regular intervals in the four-part article series “Waiting for the Wave”.
Now we would like to give the filmmakers who are directly affected by the situation a chance to have their say. All in all, we examine the topic from various individual perspectives: Read More
updated on 14 July 2020
Festivals have been cancelled or moved to the Internet, film starts have been postponed, and some cinemas are now opening under strict hygiene conditions. Public and also cultural life seemed to stand almost still for a long time. Many initiatives tried to creatively overcome the crisis and also offer short film compilations.
Here we would like to present a small collection of short film offers, which will be continuously updated. We would be happy to take up your suggestions, just send us a short message to firstname.lastname@example.org. Read More
For some weeks now, the French organisation 99.media, based in Lyon (F), has been recommending itself as a provider and distributor of short documentaries. The online platform has been in existence since 2015. The organisation is also the initiator of a one-day film festival of the same name, held in a café in Lyon. According to co-founder Jérôme Plan, however, it was only now, after there had been requests from film clubs for film copies, that the idea of offering films that had previously only been streamed online for screening in cinemas was born. Read More
For the ninth time in a row, the French Centre national du cinéma et de l’image (CNC) has published a study on the situation of short film in France. The key questions were: What kind of short films are produced, how are they financed and what distribution channels do they benefit from? Read More
While queues of people were waiting at the cinema box offices in Leipzig to get tickets to the Dok International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, one of the most renowned film festivals globally, on 4 November 2016, about 80 staff members and representatives of film festivals and film-related initiatives, as well as freelancers and journalists, came together for an urgently needed stocktaking and review. Read More