ÉCU’s Partner IN THE PALACE Film Festival: A Short Film Festival with Royal Status

IN THE PALACE Film Festival is the first and only festival of its kind in Bulgaria. Located in the quaint and romantic town of Balchik, the festival was first established in 2003.  The title of the festival originated from its venue, an architechural park, called “The Palace.” “The Palace” was summer residence of the British […]

Read more Like this post0

Hip Hop Hassidic – Trailer

Have a look at “Hip Hop Hassid”, a new submission to ÉCU 2013. Hip Hop Hassid is the story of Shneur Hasofer, a 28-year-old Hassidic Jew and hip-hop producer from Crown Heights, a neighborhood normally populated with African-American rappers. Born and raised in a Chabad Hassidic family in Austraila, Shneur moved to Israel at the […]

Read more Like this post0

Crowdfunding: A new, viable resource for independent filmmakers

Over the last decade, the internet has heralded the arrival of a new way to allow independent filmmakers across the globe to obtain funding for their latest projects. With the rise of websites like KickStarter and IndieGoGo, online crowdfunding has become a much more viable resource, not only for budding inventors and entrepreneurs, but for […]

Read more Like this post0

A Doctor’s job – TRAILER

“A Doctor’s Job” is a new submission to ÉCU 2013. The films touches a common social issue found in urban Latin American streets, where professionals drive taxicabs in order to make ends meet. Check it out!

Read more Like this post0

ÉCU’s Partner Fieri International Film Fest is open for submissions

Fieri International  Film  Festival, a partner of ÉCU – the European International Film Festival, is a significant and important cultural event- part of a small group of the biggest and most important festivals of that type in Albania. Every year the event features more prominent pictures and hosts authors from Albania and abroad. The development […]

Read more Like this post0

ÉCU Team Middle East Tour

After spending 10 days touring the Middle East, we are finally back in the ÉCU office. It’s nice to be back at home and we are ready to work harder than ever. PLUS, submissions to ÉCU 2013 are rolling in every day!              

Read more Like this post0

Il Fait Beau! What Are You Doing in Paris for the Month of June?

  Yes, that’s right! Be excited! It’s finally sunny and hot after what seemed like never ending amounts of rain, gloom and freezing temperatures. So what does that mean? It means that it’s time to get outside, explore and have some good times. Lost at what to do? Let’s help you out… Seasonal Events: The […]

Read more Like this post0

ÉCU’s Partner ISFFC is open for submissions

Announcement for the new International Short Film Festival of Cyprus – Call for Entries ÉCU’s festival partner, International Short Film Festival of Cyprus, is now open for submissions. Interested parties are invited to submit their entries no later than July 10th, 2012. The festival will take place at the Rialto Theatre in Limassol, October 13th through […]

Read more Like this post0

INTERN BUZZ MAY 2012

Daria and Lucia are the ÉCU intern buzz for the month of May. Check out this crazy double interview to our beautiful italian interns!

Read more Like this post0

ÉCU 2013 OPENING UP SUBMISSIONS IN CANNES

To all filmmakers, of every language and origin: The European Independent Film Festival 2013 is open for submission!

Read more Like this post0

ÉCU 2013 Opening Up Submissions in Cannes

To all filmmakers, of every language and origin: The European Independent Film Festival 2013 is open for submission!

Read more Like this post0

ÉCU Is NOW Open for Submissions!!!

Whether imagined or real, stories are created everyday, and the world is always in need of a good story. Character-driven, plot-driven, or just plain driven, ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival continually searches for the most talented storytellers and cinematic visionaries that make their stories a reality. Through this dedicated quest and passion for independent […]

Read more Like this post0

Special ÉCU Films Screening at Cafe Coutume

ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival presents a Special Screening on the 30th of May 2012 at Cafe Coutume, Paris 20:00 – 22:00. https://www.facebook.com/Coutume ÉCU will showcase 4 films from its 2012 festival: A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BjrlmG82jw&feature=related House : http://www.filmannex.com/movie/house/29078 Zoltan: The Hungarian Gangster of Love : http://www.filmannex.com/movie/zoltan-the-hungarian-gangster-of-love/29906 Berlinoises We look forward […]

Read more Like this post0

ÉCU at Cannes Film Festival

The countdown has started, only five days to go until an event with one of the biggest media coverage in the world begins. The 2012 Cannes International Film Festival will commence May 16th, and conclude on May 27t. Our team from ÉCU will be there bringing our independent flavour, so be sure not to miss […]

Read more Like this post0

See ÉCU in the May’s Edition of Etihad Airways Inflight Magazine!

Check out this great cover story in the May’s edition of Etihad Airways Inflight Magazine! The article interviews ÉCU’s president, Scott Hillier and Best European Independent Film 2012 winner, Rocco Labbé.

Read more Like this post0

ÉCU 2012 afterparty at Les Voûtes

Check out our awesome afterparty video from this year’s festival at Les Voûtes, Saint Paul in Paris.

Read more Like this post0

ÉCU on the Road 2011 tour

For ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival three days in Paris is just not enough. Every year our festival travels around the world making sure our “Official Selection” directors and films are made known. This follows our commitment to cultivate the new and inspiring talent that we come across. Last year was quite a […]

Read more Like this post0

Photo of the Festival WINNER

Congratulations to Dominique Hilliard, winner of ÉCU 2012 photo contest “Photo of the Festival”. Dominique will receive two VIP passes to ÉCU 2013 and membership in the ÉCU Club. There were some great photos and the ÉCU staff would like to thank everyone who participated in the contest. Le grand gagnant est …(le roulement de […]

Read more Like this post0
Close
Go top UA-100342494-1