The French illusionist and film pioneer Georges Méliès (1861-1938) was not only the inventor of technical film tricks, but also the founder of later film genres such as fantasy and… Read More
The Palm Springs International ShortFest celebrates its 25th anniversary this year – the festival in California has become the most important short film festival in North America. Palm Springs is also an important industry meeting point with its affiliated sections ShortFest Forum and ShortFest Market.
Traditionally Palm Springs is also a good place for German short films – every year a number of German short films are invited to the competitions. Read More
From 2019, under the direction of the Danish Film Institute, the entire Danish silent film heritage will be researched, restored and made digitally public. One focus of the project is the processing and communication of film history from the beginnings of cinema to the time of sound film as a ‘living film archive’. This includes an online platform with films and documents for educational institutions, film series in cinemas and a new silent film festival in organised by Cinematek of Copenhagen. Read More