This week’s spotlight focuses on the ever-tireless filmmaker Woody Allen and his latest film “Blue Jasmine”. The director once again proves that even after 60 years, you can still produce a very contemporary social satire. Woody Allen achieves this with his film being an intense analysis of the modern man’s psyche with a few laughs […]
Check out this interesting trailer for our new submission to the European Dramatic Short Category directed by Allessandro Falco. It takes you to the suburbs of Naples, where a 13 year old boy, Raffael, is surrounded by chaotic demonstrations and is waiting for his mother to return. //Regardez la bande-annoce de la nouvelle entrée dans […]
Cold and cloudy October is the perfect month for watching films. That is what we’re doing at the ÉCU office with all the new submissions rolling in and we want to watch your film as well! Submit it now as there’s only four weeks left for the first submission deadline. But do we just lay […]
This week’s Spotlight focuses on American, independent screenwriter and director, Dee Rees. Recognized by Filmmaker Magazine as one of “25 New Faces of Independent Film” in 2008, she has written and directed many short films. Her latest, “Pariah,” having played at over 40 film festivals including Sundance, won the Audience Award at the L.A. Film […]
“Les derniers hommes”, directed by Brière Bordier Quentin, is a new submission to ÉCU 2014 in the category European Experimental Film. «The storm quiets itself. A slow lethargy takes over everyday life: some people are eating, singing, playing ,some are walking in the sculpted out spaces. These lives are silenced by slowly sinking into the […]
FUCKING TØS (DAMN GIRL) is a Danish movie by Kira Richard Hansen, submitted to ÉCU Film Festival 2014 in the European Dramatic Short category. ‘Damn Girl’ is a coming of age story about, Alex, a 12-year old tomboy. She hangs out with a group of only boys, drinks and paints graffiti at night etc. Confronted […]
“A Tiny Drop of Change” from French filmmakers Laura Taubman and Henri Quenette is a new submission for ÉCU 2014 in the European Documentary category. The movie presents a road trip across Canada, from Yukon to Quebec, to meet nine places and around twelve different people. They are farmers, ranchers, scientists, passioned by permaculture, self-sufficients […]
“Otto Floss: Freelance Watcher” from UK filmmaker Gevi Dimitrakopoulou is a new submission for ÉCU 2014 in the Student Film category. In this film, Otto Floss guides us on a journey through a world where people are invisible unless they are being seen by someone else. In this reality, the Watcher Union is an established […]
“The Search for Inspiration Gone”, directed by Ashley Michael Briggs, is a new submission to ÉCU 2014 in the category European Experimental Film. « A poet awakens within a strange garden in need of his notebook, pencil & inspiration. A divine couple, breakfasting, observe. A debate unfolds; would inspiration arise from help, or hinder? Will […]
New ÉCU 2014 submission coming from Austria. Directed by Peter Rautek, “Only Fair” is a new entry in the European Experimental Category. The short film Only Fair travels through the history of mankind. During this journey man has increasingly distanced from nature and lost the sense for what really matters in the end. But fatal […]
“A Tibetan Marriage” directed by Lu Liu is a new submission to ÉCU 2014 in the Student Film Category. The film presents a story about a Tibetan Polyandrous Marriage. Gongbu spent a couple of years in the city and changed his mind about the idea of a Tibetan marriage. He doesn’t want to share the […]
“Se fa Saber” directed by Zoraida Roselló Espuny is a new submission for ÉCU 2014 in the European Documentary category. A village, a scenario seemingly inert, Santa Barbara, Catalonia region. The suspicious silence of the streets early in the morning keeps us alert. Something unexpected can emerge from a corner, when suddenly appears the voice […]
A new submission to ÉCU 2014 in the European Experimental Film Category comes from France. “Le livre des morts” directed by Alain Escalle is set in the rubble of a neighborhood slated for demolition, somewhere in Eastern Europe, Mikhail is grappling with his own personal demons, in the course of an ultimate journey among the […]
“Une lettre ne s’écrit pas” (You can’t write a letter) directed by Guillaume Levil is competeing in European Dramatic Feature category at ÉCU 2014. Julien and Nina sign a pact with the universe: they must enjoy life, whatever the cost. Will that decision lead them to happiness, or to their disappearance?
New submission for ÉCU 2014 coming this time from United Kingdom. Art is… directed by Barry Bliss is a new entry in the European Dramatic Feature Category at ÉCU 2014. Emily Beecham stars as Lulu, an up and coming painter standing on the brink of fame. As she journeys towards her first solo exhibition, she […]
The media information causes a father to avenge the rape of the daughter of two young foreigners. His gesture seems to bring their lives back to normal, but when it becomes aware of his confusion, all the certainties crumble, leading to madness and the truth will remain in the memories of his daughter.