In unserer neuen Rubrik Spotlight werden wir ab jetzt in loser Folge über aktuelle Entwicklungen, Festivals und die Kurzfilmszene in Ländern berichten, die sich stets etwas außerhalb der westlichen Wahrnehmung befinden, es sich gerade deshalb aber lohnt, einmal genau hinzuschauen. Read More
In some communities, there is still an assumption that the short film scene is mainly dominated by up-and-coming filmmakers. The short film section of the Locarno Film Festival, Pardi di domani, is taking the opposite step with a newly announced competition. In the new section “Corti d’autore”, short films by directors who are already internationally known will be invited in the future. Read More
November has always been a busy festival month. Due to the Corona pandemic, several spring festivals had also postponed their editions until autumn.
The recent lockdown in Germany and other (European) countries, with the closing of cinemas and the cancellation of all events, now confronts these festivals with the decision to cancel completely, to switch to online versions or to postpone. Read More
In 2021 NO SHORT FILMS will be shown in the GENERATION section of the Berlin International Film Festival. The cancellation of an entire platform for the short form at the Berlinale signifies the failure to address both the audience and industry.
Together with more than 30 international organizations, AG Kurzfilm – German Short Film Association drafted an OPEN LETTER addressed to the festival directors. Read More