“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…’
“Intrinsic Moral Evil” by Harm Weistra is a new submission to ÉCU in the category European Dramatic Short. Intrinsic Moral Evil seems to be a tale of identity and coming of age. But above all, the three dancers play a game with the viewer’s perception and expectations: is it a memory, a dream, a search […]
Your LAST CHANCE to submit to ÉCU 2014. The final deadline is just around the corner – you only have until January 12th to submit and become part of Europe’s Premier Independent Film Festival. C’est le dernier, dernier moment pour souscrire votre film au Festival Européen du Film Indépendant 2014. Allons y VITE…
Let the films speak – some of the “Official Selection” films from past editions of ÉCU will tell you why you should submit your work to the 9th edition of the festival. The final deadline is on January 12th, so not much time left… Laissons les images parler. Quelques uns des films de la sélection […]
Submissions for ÉCU 2014 ARE CLOSING SOON! **2014 Festival Dates – 4th, 5th, 6th April** Submitting to ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival is easy, just follow these 3 simple steps: STEP 1. CHOOSE YOUR CATEGORY For detailed description of each film category please click below: EUROPEAN CATEGORIES * Dramatic Feature * Dramatic Short […]
ÉCU’s late deadline is approaching, you only have until January 5th to submit your films to the festival. Still not sure why you should do that? Well, we will give you 7 simple reasons. Be prepared! Reason #1: GET SEEN by industry professionals, cinema lovers, other filmmakers, members of the press, distributors… Reason #2 : […]
Whether imagined or real, stories are created every day, and the world is always in need of a good story. Character-driven, plot-driven, or just plain driven, ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival continually searches for the most talented storytellers and cinematic visionaries that make their stories a reality. Through this dedicated quest and passion […]
Cannes, 24th May – Short films corner ÉCU had the opportunity to meet and interview José Salazar, the director of the film “Passage” screened at the Cannes Film Festival Short films corner, a film co-directed with Tom Smith. José Salazar, is a Venezuelan filmmaker who has been living in Paris for the last 10 years. […]
New submission to ÉCU 2013: Die Rechnung!! Developed in the context of a screenplay competition of the independent development and environmental organization Germanwatch e.V. regarding the topics of climate change and climate justice. Main issue of the The Bill is the relationship between the perpetrator of climate change (the industrial countries) and the main affected […]
Blackstory is a new submission to ÉCU Film Festival 2013. Max loves Lucille while Lucille toys with Gabriel.Gabriel gets in the way of Fred in the meantime Fred has a grudge against Sylvester.Sylvester is sleeping with Lucille.Lucille needs Max and Max meets Fred. Different lives crossing on a pitch-black night to remember.
The largest forum of short films in Russia, the OPEN CINEMA Film Festival kicks off its annual event from July 27th through August 3rd. Held on a beautiful beach on the Neva river at the Peter and Paul fortress, its the only open-air film festival in Russia. This year’s festival program includes 83 films from […]
Scott Hillier, President of ÉCU — The European Independent Film Festival, interviewed Victoria Mather, recipient of the Best Student Film at ÉCU 2011 for “Stanley Pickle”, at the “All Senses” event at the Tokyo Art Club. She shared her upcoming plans, creative direction, and thoughts on developing technology.