Filmmakers Interviews 2017

Year upon year ÉCU has the privilege of showcasing a magnitude of talent in filmmaking and our 12th edition proved to be no exception. We were thrilled that so many directors and representatives from our Official Selection were able to join us, and during the course of the festival weekend we were able to delve […]

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SAM KADI – The lost truth of the Syrian uprising

LITTLE GANDHI by SAM KADI (Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, USA), Arab Special Section Sunday morning / April 10th / 7 Parnassiens, 14:08 There is a large chance that we will hear or read the word ‘Syria’, at least once a day. Whether we are reading it in the newspapers, or hearing it on the news, we cannot […]

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Rick Limentani – Engineer Turned Filmmaker

RICK LIMENTANI is a former Cambridge engineering student turned award-winning filmmaker turned playwright. His latest short film Put Down is screening at ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival 2016. Brief intro!  I’m 37, I live in London, and I’m primarily a writer. I originally studied Engineering at Cambridge University, then went on to study film-making in […]

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ÉCU 2014 Filmmaker Interviews

ÉCU 2014 came and went in an exciting and chaotic blur of filmmakers and audiences swapping appreciation for, and advice regarding, the world of independent cinema. Did you miss a chance to chat with one of your favorite filmmakers who showed their work in our Official Selection? That’s where ÉCU 2014 Filmmaker Interviews are here to help. […]

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Interview with Eric Dinkian – Director of “Kore”

To continue our interview series with ÉCU 2013 winners, please check out this one with Eric Dinkian, director of “Kore”, winner of Best Experimental Film at ÉCU 2013. What was his experience at ÉCU, what happened with his film after winning the award…have a look!

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ÉCU & EuroIFC

When was the last time you watched a film online? Prano Bailey-Bond, winner of the Best Music Video at ÉCU 2012, tells you why you should be on our channel.

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ÉCU Interviews Director Elias Koskimies

Last year, Elias Koskimies’s “I’ve Only Just Begun” won the award for Best Independent Music Video. With the help of over 60 volunteers, Koskimies created a powerful and poetic statement about LGBT discrimination in Russia. We caught up with him recently to see how his success at ÉCU has helped him influence LGBT activism around […]

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ÉCU is taking a walk down memory lane and interviewing winners from the 8th European Independent Film Festival. Each month we will post a new interview giving you an inside scoop into independent filmmaking. Check them out – maybe they will inspire you on your own way in the world of indie cinema! Eric Dinkian […]

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ÉCU Interviews Director Simon Powell

What inspired his winning film? What are the thoughts behind the memorable lines of “Girl Shaped Love Drug” and how was his experience at ÉCU 2013? Simon Powell, director of the Best European Independent Dramatic Feature at ÉCU 2013 answers all these questions and introduces us to the-behind-the-scenes of his winning film. Check out the […]

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ÉCU Interviews Director Ben Mallaby

ÉCU is taking a walk down memory lane with past winners from the 7th European Independent Film Festival. We hope you enjoy this exclusive insight on the Best European Independent Comedy Film “Island Queen” from ÉCU 2013 with director Ben Mallaby. Learn what’s next for Mallaby and his future projects, why he chose to submit […]

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