Let The Films Speak

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 […]

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Running From Crazy – Trailer

“Running from Crazy”, a new submission to ÉCU 2014 is a documentary examining the personal journey of model and actress Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, as she strives for a greater understanding of her family history of suicide and mental illness. “Running from Crazy”, qui vient d’être soumis à ÉCU 2014, est un […]

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Live -Compete-Submit

Only couple of days to submit to ÉCU 2014. You can make beautiful films but if you do not share them with the world then what is the point? The final deadline is January 12th, hurry up! Il ne vous reste que deux jours pour inscrire votre film a ÉCU. Quel est le but de […]

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Zapping – Submit to ÉCU

Indie films, workshops, parties, networking opportunities, ceremonies…You can be part of all that and so much more – the only thing you need to do is to submit your work to ÉCU 2014…Only couple of days left until the final deadline January 12th. Indie Films, séminaires, soirées, opportunités de réseau, cérémonies…tu peux participer à tout […]

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The 9th – Trailer

“The 9th” is a submission to ÉCU 2014. A provocative penthouse party, soaked with the sound of classic Jazz. Champagne and conversation awkwardly flows with convention, as horrific torture takes place over a painfully broken piano in a secret room on the 9th floor. Check out the trailer! “The 9th” vient d’être présenté à ÉCU […]

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ÉCU 2014 teaser DEADLINE

Submit your film to ÉCU 2014 and get the chance to screen your film in Paris – city of lights. Don’t miss the final deadline January 12th!! Présentez votre film à ÉCU 2014 et saisissez l’opportunité de voir votre film projeté à Paris, Ville-Lumière. Attention, la dernière date limite est fixée au 12 janvier !

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Submissions to ÉCU 2014 are closing

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 […]

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Spotlight – Top in Indie in 2013

Français A good way to start 2014 would be to catch up with the indie films of last year that you have yet to see ! Here are some suggestions ! First on the list would be the most talked about indie film of the year. The film comes from France and its name is […]

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New Submission – Beyond

“Beyond” is a new submission to ÉCU 2014, an abstract narrative that asks the viewer to look into a mirror as it addresses the psychological struggles, frustrations and depressions that complicate human thoughts. Check it out! “Beyond” est un nouveau film soumis à ÉCU 2014. Ce récit abstrait demande au spectateur de regarder à travers […]

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New Submission – Unplugged

“Unplugged” is a submission to ÉCU 2014. An existential allegory about music played on tree leaves, humorously rattling between the most primitive of instruments and the most universal escapism of music. Check out the trailer! “Unplugged a été soumis à ÉCU 2014. Une allégorie existentielle à propos de musique, jouée humouristiquement sur des feuilles d’arbres, […]

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Spotlight – Top 5 Holiday Films

Français Making lists during the Christmas Holidays is something common, so in order to follow suit this is a list of the 5 holiday movies that should be seen in every household before New Year. And the upside of this list is that it doesn’t matter if you are naughty or nice you will still […]

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New Submission – Cas & Dylan

“Cas & Dylan” is a new submission to ÉCU 2014. It is a comedic drama that follows a dying Doctor (Dreyfuss) whose plan to check out on his own terms takes a reluctant detour when he inadvertently winds up on the lam with an ‘anything-but-normal’ 22-year-old girl (Maslany). “Cas & Dylan” est un des nouveaux […]

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New Submission – Parts of Disease

“Parts of Disease” is a new submission to ÉCU 2014. On a cross-country trip to visit sites of US terrorism, four friends confront true stereotypes. Check out the trailer! “Parts of disease” est un des nouveaux films soumis à ÉCU 2014. Lors d’un voyage à travers le pays pour découvrir les sites américains du terrorisme, […]

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Spotlight – Coen Brothers

Français It seems there is a common thread that binds great filmmakers, their fascination of storytelling through a lens starts at a very early age. The Coen Brothers are no exception, Joel as a child chose to spend his money from lawn mowing to a Vivitar Super 8 camera. And from then on the Coen […]

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New Submission – I Don’t Care

“I Don’t Care” is a new submission to ÉCU 2014. Ollie, young ‘mum to be’ faces the possibility of having a child with Down’s Syndrome. Take a look at the trailer! “I Don’t Care” est une nouvelle soumission à ÉCU 2014. Ollie, est enceinte et découvre qu’elle risque de donner naissance à un bébé atteint […]

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New Submission – Crossing

This Student Film by French-American director Michael Pontvert, tells the story of a French soldier during WWI who suffers from amnesia. With the help of a fisherman he encounters on the riverside, this lost and confused soldier learns the faceted truths about his life. //Ce film du réalisateur français-américain Michael Pontvert, raconte l’histoire d’un soldat […]

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Spotlight – Neill Blomkamp

Since South Africa is being on the spotlight lately, ÉCU’s Spotlight this week is dedicated to a South African artist of international acclaim. And the artist in question is director Neill Blomkamp. Maybe his name doesn’t sound familiar but his work might, Blomkamp is the artist responsible behind the hit film District 9 and the 2013 Elysium amongst other projects. […]

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December Newsletter Update

Despite these winter winds, things are heating up at the ÉCU office this month as we get ready for next year’s festival season. But we’re not the only ones anticipating the festival next spring. One of the greatest joys of being a part of the ÉCU team is receiving indie flicks from filmmakers worldwide. These […]

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