Sweet Focus trailer

NEW SUBMISSION TO ÉCU 2012 “Eva has lived in the mountains her whole life taking care of her grandmother. While she grieves over her grandmother’s death, she gets a visit from her sister. The two are opposites but over time their personalities merge. Ultimately, Anna stays in the mountains, while Eva leaves to pursue her […]

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Camera Obscura Trailer

NEW SUBMISSION TO ÉCU 2012 Maria lives inside her Camera Obscura, until the day she feels that things outside are changing and no one seems to notice those changes. And Maria realizes that sometimes you need to create projections in order to make the others see.

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Senza Sponde TRAILER

NEW SUBMISSION TO ÉCU 2012 Rome, 15 august. A man is lost in his thoughts. Thoughts which go beyond those of a normal day, thoughts on that which can be defined as ‘great themes’, thoughts which usually belongs more to the philosopher than to a professional like him. His contacts with the personnel or his […]

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G-Technology Driven Creativity Competition – The Results

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the second annual G-Technology Driven Creativity Competition 2011, and a prize of €5,000 and a G-SPEED Q drive, is Amateur Film Entry, ‘We Miss You’ by student filmmakers Steffen Wilhelm (Producer), Sebastian Bandel (Producer), and Hanna Maria Heidrich (Director). The judges favourite, their short film embodies […]

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Mary and Bill- new ÉCU submission!

A documentary following two elderly athletes, Mary Stroebe, a 90-year-old triathlete, and Bill Wambach, an 83-year-old high jumper. Mary has just broken her leg while down hill skiing and Bill, who smoked for 45 years, is recovering from a heart attack. Despite doctors orders, both decide to train and compete in their respective events. Mary […]

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October Newsletter Update

By Ed Millar Suddenly, Paris has become a lot colder and it’s fair to say that autumn is definitely here to stay. Luckily though ÉCU hasn’t been spending much time in Paris at all this month! The first adventure abroad was when ÉCU went to Raindance in London in October to check out what is […]

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October Intern Buzz

Check out our October Intern Buzz, by Iwan Onur, our graphic design intern. He has created a one-panel internship guide, and his own hommage to Stanley Pickle…

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Der Besuch Trailer

New Submission to ÉCU 2012 – Der Besuch is a great animation mixing tragedy, comedy, fantasy and reality to tell the story of an old woman cooking a meal for her dead friends… Intrigued? Watch the trailer to find out more! /// Nouvelle soumission à l’ÉCU 2012 – Der Besuch est une animation qui mélangea […]

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The Punishment – NEW SUBMISSION TO ÉCU 2011 YOUTH

NEW SUBMISSION TO ÉCU 2012 YOUTH CATEGORY Synopsis: Alessio, caught by the headmaster painting a mural at school, tries to justify himself by saying he didn’t realise he was actually inside the school as he was listening to rock music “… it gives him such a rush”. As a punishment he has to clean the […]

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Interview with Vicky Mather, Director of “Stanley Pickle”

Hi Vicky! ÉCU here. We’ve never met, but your film ‘Stanley Pickle’ won the prize for ‘Best Student Film’ and we all absolutely loved it. How did you find out about ÉCU in the first place? I found out about ÉCU by searching for festivals in Paris- from the website it looked really active, and […]

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Reading Together Trailer

New submission to Youth Category of ÉCU 2012 – “Reading Together” tells the story of a girl She ignores her surroundings, until the moment she meets a stranger on her everyday drive to school. Could this be the first ever Youth Category winner? /// Nouvelle soumission à “Film des Jeunes Réalisateurs Européens » d’ÉCU 2012 […]

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ÉCU goes to Silhouette Short Film Festival

Silhouette Film Festival – Parc de Buttes Chaumont, Paris. By Ed Millar and Jen Wallace An intrepid gang of ÉCUers made their way to the beautiful Parc de Buttes Chaumont to watch one night of the Silhouette Film Festival. The film festival is in its 10th year and is an outdoor event with films from […]

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ElectroMagnetic Dreams Trailer

“Electromagnetic Dreams” directed by Tara Mahapatra is competing in the European Experimental Film category for ÉCU 2012. Combining drawings, film and writing, Electromagnetic Dreams charts the nocturnal events of one distant sultry summer night. A body levitates, objects dissolve and the invisible becomes magnified into a teeming vista of electromagnetic pulsations. Filmed in various Palaeolithic […]

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ÉCU at the Accademia Nazionale del Cinema in Bologna

ÉCU Film Festival in Italy. A short presentation and special screening at the Accademia Nazionale del Cinema. On Saturday, October 22th, 2011 from 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm at the Accademia Nazionale del Cinema in Bologna there will be a presentation and a short screening by the ÈCU – The European Independent Film Festival will […]

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OUR NEW VIDEO: “Life Happens, But Don’t Let It Stop You From Submitting to ÉCU!”

Life Happens, But Don’t Let It Stop You From Submitting to ÉCU!

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Life Happens, But Don’t Let It Stop You From Submitting to ÉCU!

Life Happens, But Don’t Let It Stop You Submitting to ÉCU 2012! Submissions to ÉCU 2012 are well underway, and if you don’t want to miss out on a fantastic opportunity to screen your film to an international audience, don’t let ANYTHING stop you submitting to ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival 2012! www.ecufilmfestival.com

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Kadi jets off to Cyprus…

By Ed Millar Only just back from Georgia, our Festival Manager Kadi Lokk is jetting off again! This time she is off to Cyrus to check out the International Short Film Festival there. The festival The International Short Film Festival of Cyprus aims to increase and accentuate the prominence of the short film genre. The […]

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David Vashadze talks to ÉCU about the Georgian National Film Center

David Vashadze of the Georgian National Film Center tells us why his organisation has teamed up with ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival. // David Vashadze de la center nationale du film géorgienne explique pourquoi son organisation est devenue un partenaire d’ÉCU le festival européen du film independant.

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