Kabamir

“Kabamir” is a new submission to ÉCU 2011. “Kabamir” is by student filmmaker Stefan Najib. …check out this trailer!

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Cherkess

“Cherkess” is a new submission to ÉCU 2011. “Cherkess”, by Jordanian filmmaker Mohydeen Quandour, is the story of an encounter of two differing cultures on Arab lands. Check out this trailer!

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Sofia

“Sofia” is a new submission to ÉCU 2011. “Sofia”, by filmmaler Shervin Kermani, is an exploration of the unconscious memories and images that can mark a life. In his final moments, Joseph, and old reclusive painter, has a dream where he wanders through many memories. Over the course of his nostalgic odyssey, Jospeh encounters many […]

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Lychee Thieves

“Lychee Thieves” is a new submission to ÉCU 2011. “Lychee Thieves”, by award-winning filmmaker Kathleen Kwai Ching Man, is a serious yet funny tale about four Hawaiian locals who clash over an abundant lychee tree. Check out this Trailer!

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Olympus iSpeed 3

by Claire Leonard It’s not surprising that since the release of Paul Bryan’s music video, sales of the Olympus iSpeed 3 camera have doubled, as it has proved the camera’s capabilities for so much more than its original design. The Olympus iSpeed 3, used by Paul Bryan in his music video for Knuckles/Sovnger, is a […]

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Making The Girl Dance: Guerilla Videos at Their Best

by Marc Rickenbach Baby, Baby, Baby Kill me French duo Make the Girl Dance pretty much make it clear that they deserve the award for best use of a marketing budget. In the age of the flip-cam, iMovie and all the other cheap filmmaking paraphernalia that is too easy to get your hands on and […]

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Meet Ana Clara Soares – An ECU 2011 Intern

Olá, my name is Ana Clara Soares, I’m Brazilian and for the past two months I’ve been a happy ÉCU intern. To me, Paris is magical, and I absolutely love it. There’s just so much art in every single corner, so much life that in the 2 years that I’ve been living here I can […]

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The Arts and Crafts of Music Videos

by Marc Rickenbach Continuing our celebration of music videos leading up to ÉCU’s inaugural Best European Music Video 2011 award, we take a look at some of our favorite animated and craft-savvy clips currently out there. The stylized live performance has been the go-to concept since music videos hit the scene some thirty years ago. […]

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Going Underground. Filming on the Paris Metro with Paul Bryan.

By Claire Leonard, ÉCU Writer Underground systems throughout the world have long held a magnetic attraction for filmmakers.  Be it the perpetual bustle of commuters, the transient nature of encounters, the stark strip-lighting or the endless labyrinthine, white-tiled corridors –there is a quality which brings filmmakers time and time again underground into these man-made environments […]

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The Strangeness of Poo

by Ana Clara Soares, ÉCU writer All of us can create certain ideas of what to expect of film festivals simply from thinking about their names. If it’s named Silhouette one can somehow expect “silhouettes” of ideas, expressed in a short film format. If it’s named The European Independent Film Festival, you can expect from […]

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Outlining Silhouette

by Ana Clara Soares, ÉCU writer September in Paris has been a month with endless opportunities for independent filmmakers to expose their work, and film-goers to enjoy them. With the end of our summer, it’s a time to enjoy the last moments of warm afternoons at parks or begin to find refuge in the movie […]

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Tips of the trade

Check out this new video interview of Director of Photography & cameraman, Carl Burke, revealing how he manages his digital workflow, which includes innovative RED cameras and G-Technology drives. Carl’s work spans documentaries, corporate films, commercials, music videos, virals and features. His clients have included MTV, Sky Sports, CNN and Universal Music. Read more about […]

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