Official Selection – “Post Scriptum”

Nobody understood the Prophets when talked about them. They are intangible, and nevertheless they look so real.”Post Scriptum” is an European Experimental Film by Santiago Parres and part of ÉCU 2014 Official Selection. Look at its trailer!

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Chains of Love – Submission

Hannah who wants to surprise the love of her life.. But instead it is her the one to be surprised. “Chains of Love” is a Student Film by Martina Plura and part of the Official Selection at ÉCU 2014.

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Spotlight – Spike Jonze

Français As indicated by the awards ceremonies so far, Spike Jonze will be leaving with an Academy Award for Best Screenplay at this year’s Oscars for his newest film “Her”. ”Her” is about a man falling in love with his OS (intelligent computer operating system). This bizarre concept follows suit with the rest of the […]

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ÉCU-in-Athens, GREECE

This year ÉCU screened some of its films in Athens, Greece, on February 17th-19th. An incredible location in which we showcased some of the films that participated to previous editions of The European Independent Film Festival. 43 different films were screened during the event, from 17 different nationalities and among them 8 films were greek! […]

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New submission – “Twitcher”

A bird-watcher makes an unusual discovery. “Twitcher” is a Dramatic Short Film by Jane Gull and a new submission to ÉCU 2014. Watch the trailer!

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Q&A with directors

I would have completely missed the Q&A’s with directors if not for our boss, the President of the festival, Scott Hillier: “Hey, guys, you need to go there and listen. These creative people are saying amazing stuff about their films!” “Wow, sounds promising,” I thought. My first Q&A was with the directors Don Thacker (US […]

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A priceless ÉCU moment!

The first film I saw of ÉCU 2013’s official selection was the American and French short documentary, Moving Gracefully Towards the Exit, made by Patrice M. Regnier and Jean-Bernard Andro. The story of a couple’s last years together as one suffered a terminal illness, Moving Gracefully intersperses painfully intimate musings on the knowing approach of […]

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Festival Day 2 – Perfect Start!

After hours of dancing, live music and wonderful company last night, Festival Day 2 is now off to a perfect start! This morning the entire ÉCU staff rose with the sun and shining faces to kick off the day with Adam Leipzig´s workshop on “The Inside Track for Independent Filmmakers.” The theater was a packed […]

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This was just the beginning…

Yo, Here’s another for Ye Olde blog. I”m just going to type it directly into this e-mail if that’s fine. Well, there’s the first day of ECU’s wonderful Film Festival done. What have we learned? The films look amazing on the big screen, the VIP tent outside is bizarrely warmer than the Cinema inside, and […]

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NEW EMPIRE – OFFICIAL TRAILER

“New Empire” is a new submission to ÉCU 2013. Soviet iconography, the cyclicity of history and extreme free-market capitalism tell the story of a civilization that rises amidst melting snow in the ruins of a magnificent fallen empire. A sci-fi documentary on Modern day Russia and the failure of the communistic Utopian dream, told through imagery […]

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What To Do In Paris in October

What To Do In Paris in October Ah, yes… the leaves are changing, the morning air is crisp and fresh, and the sun is so ridiculously bright at times you may fear blindness! Plus, with the summer ease disappearing and the year’s school schedules and work routines just starting setting in, everyone is in need […]

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