MOVIE REVIEW: A GHOST STORY

  How do you switch from producing Disney movie Pete Dragon to directing Casey Affleck  under a blanket for ‘A Ghost Story’? We are not too sure, but talented filmmaker David Lowery accomplished both tasks. IndieWire gave it the first spot on their list of the best independent films of 2017, even though the movie […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: LOVING VINCENT

  “Loving Vincent” is a film written and directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman and is a story exploring the circumstances of Vincent Van Gogh’s death. The story picks up a year after his death in Arles, where a local Postman named Roulin (played by Chris O’Dowd) asks his son Armand (played by Douglas […]

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ATTENDING FILMMAKERS

A SHORT GUIDE TO RE-ENTRY (United Kingdom) European Dramatic Short Saturday morning / April 9th / 7 Parnassiens, 11:51 Anwar Boulifa is a filmmaker who began documentaries having worked for the BBC, C4. ‘A Short Guide To Re-entry’ is his first short film and was shot with a mainly non-professional cast using improvisation to heighten the sense of […]

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“Un Tour de Cheville” (THE ANKLET) – ÉCU 2015’s ‘Official Selection’!

“Un Tour de Cheville” by Guillaume Levil is a part of ÉCU 2015’s ‘Official Selection’ into European Dramatic Short. At the top of a mountain, a man clumsily recites his declaration of love: ‘I did hesitate, but I chose you…’

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The British Independent Film Scene and its Identity

A week ago, the annual British Independent Film Awards took place in London, celebrating the achievements in British independent filmmaking and promoting new talents. The British indie scene seems to be mostly functioning on its own, and somehow isolated from the rest of the indie world. But why? If we take a look at the […]

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December Newsletter Update

Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukah! Joyous Kwanzaa! And auf Wiedersehen 2012! December is a time of excitement. A time to be with loved ones.  A stressful time, filled with shopping and dinners, but most importantly, ÉCU’s second submission deadline. That’s right the time is upon us once again!  Get your films in by Sunday December 16 […]

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ÉCU’s Partners Four River Film Festival and Youth Film Festival – The Yellow carpet

From 12th to 15th September 2012, the 17th Youth Film Festival and the 5th Four River Festival will become the most important place for Croatian as well as international high school film. Thanks to the organization of the Croatian Film Association and the Cinema Club Karlovac, the city of Karlovac will again “become yellow” and […]

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Intern interviews: Ana asks Ellen about her ÉCU experience

Ellen Dumbadze is the newest addition to the ÉCU staff. In an interview with Ana (our “creative content” intern) she tells us about her origins, her expectations, and her hands. Ana: Hey Ellen, funny that we should meet at ÉCU! Tell me, where are you from? Ellen: Hi, I am from Georgia – the country […]

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