WHAT TO DO IN PARIS IN MARCH

ECU LAUNCH PARTY – MARCH 16 from 19.30h – Supersonic (FREE ENTRANCE)  The 11th edition of ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival will be taking place this year on April 8th-10th but before the actual festival, we’d like to invite you all to our Launch Party to get a taste of what this year’s […]

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What to do in March in Paris

Français Things are blossoming here at ÉCU and we’ve got some ideas for how you can come out of hibernation and spring forward in style. Music  The teutonic duo of DJs, Digitalism, descend on Paris with their  epic  long sets. Fans have been known to keep dancing until the  security  kick them out. The music must be pretty […]

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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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What to do in Paris in March

Le printemps! The winter thaw is finally over and Paris has yet again found its joie de vivre. Throw off your winter coats and don a pair of sunglasses, because the best way to enjoy springtime in Paris is to spend it outside. With warm weather and one of the largest indie film festivals in […]

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SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK: ÉCU’s 2011 Best Actor winner Emmett Scanlan

Here at ÉCU we wish to celebrate the most adroit talents in indie cinema today and seek out the finest actors who display passion, intensity and ingenuity in their work. This week’s spotlight is on Dublin born actor Emmett Scanlan who starred as Charlie Barnum in the dark Irish film Charlie Casanova (2010), a part […]

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The Boxer – Official Trailer

“The Boxer” is a new submission to ÉCU 2013! Danny King is a British middleweight boxer with the dream of becoming World Champion. Having sustained an eye injury in a lead-up fight to the Championship, Danny must decide whether the professional opinions of his doctor and his trainer are worth holding back his attempts of […]

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March Newsletter Update

With the festival literally just around the corner the frenetic pace in the ÉCU office feels like surfing on a 30 metre, fast-breaking wave. Exhilarating, invigorating, and yep, a little bit scary :) For the last seven years, ÉCU has been screening the very best independent films from not only Europe, but around the world. […]

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ÉCU On the Road: Taos Shortz Film Festival

Taos Shortz Film Festival, USA, 1st – 4th March If you’ve ever seen Rooster Cogburn and the Lady, John Wayne’s thrilling follow up to True Grit, you’re bound to remember the part of Wolf. Well Rick Romancito, the Taos and Zuni Pueblo actor who played that part can today be found on the board of […]

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ÉCU On the Road: Screentest Student Film Festival

Screentest Student Film Festival, UK, 23rd – 25th March Chloe’s Dollhouse, a dark and disturbing short about a heavily medicated girl whose family start mysteriously disappearing by Korean-American first-time director Boyoung Kim, is just one of the films ÉCU will be sending to the Screentest Student Film Festival at the Southbank, London, this March. Providing […]

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Film submissions to ÉCU 2012 are now closed!! But you can still submit your script to the competition until March 11th 2012

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