ÉCU Exclusive Interview With American Courtesans’ Kristen DiAngelo

It has been three weeks since the 2013 European Independent Film Festival and I still cannot get this documentary out of my head.  The trailer was one of the Official Selection’s most viewed, but really, that doesn’t even do it justice.  It would be impossible to even begin to convey all that’s depicted in this […]

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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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Interview with Matthias Rosenberger, Director of “Spaghetti for Two”

ÉCU had the pleasure of interviewing Matthias Rosenberger, director of “Spaghetti for Two”, Official Selection 2013 nominee for best European Dramatic Short. “Spaghetti for Two” is an impressive short that praises humanity in just 18 charming minutes. Adapted from the same named short story by Federica de Cesca, director Matthias Rosenberger lets his contrasting characters, […]

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Exclusive Interview with Abu Bakr Shawky, director of “Things I Heard On Wednesdays”

ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival is highlighting six independent Arab filmmakers during this year’s festival who will be competing for The Ahmed Khedr Award for Excellence in Arab Filmmaking. Also featured in the Official Selection of New York Film Festival “Things I heard on Wednesdays”, directed by Abu Bakr Shawky is one of the six […]

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AUBG Short Film Fest – ‘Be brave to create’

AUBG Short Film Fest is back. The second edition “Be brave to create” will be held at the American University in Bulgaria on November 23th with screenings from The European Independent Film Festival (ECU), South Western University (SWU), SWAN Art Academy, the University Of Wales Newport , and short films produced by AUBG students, recently […]

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“Amour” Conquers All

The ultra-glamorous 65th Cannes Film Festival came to end Sunday evening. The chic red carpet awards ceremony was held amidst rain, thunder and lightening – an added dramatic effect maybe for some of the night’s surprise winners. After 12 days of screening over 100 films, both in competition and out, attendees and the world were […]

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A Sneak Peek of What’s Hot at this Year’s 2012 Cannes Film Festival

Five days into The 2012 Cannes Film Festival the excitement and buzz of the opening day has now focused on business. This leaves the contest wide open for anyone to bring home the big prize, and at ÉCU, we know it’s going to be one hell of a competition! Stay tuned for the rest of […]

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Interview with ÉCU Official Selection Film “Minute 200” Director, Frank Benitez

Frank Benitez is young and talented filmmaker, who made it to ÉCU 2012 Official Selection with his film “Minute 200”. This interview was finished couple of weeks before the festival. By Alexander Acosta Osorio Q: Where does the inspiration for your short come from? A: Usually my inspiration comes from places I visit or just […]

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The passage – interview with the director

‘The Passage” is an Official Selection film for the ÉCU 2012 Film Festival and we were lucky enough to have Fabien Montagnier, the director chat with us about his film! He dishes on how he feels being selected for ÉCU and what he wanted to tell to his audience with his movie. Check it out! […]

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Interview with ÉCU Official Selection filmmaker Franck Onouviet

‘The Rhythm of My Life’ is an Official Selection film for the ÉCU 2012 Film Festival and we were lucky enough to have Franck, the director chat with us about his film! He dishes on how he feels being selected for ÉCU, how making the film came about and the hardest part of film making. […]

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Interview with Jean-Yves & Mathilde Arnaud – Official Selection filmmakers of ÉCU 2012

Jean-Yves and Mathilde Arnaud, directors of “No Face” an Official Selection of ÉCU 2012 stopped by at ÉCU 2012 Launch Party at Scopitone and gave us a quick interview. Check it out! Jean-Yves et Mathilde Arnaud, les réalisateurs de “No Face” de la sélection officielle d’ÉCU 2012, sont passés à la Soirée de Lancement d’ÉCU […]

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Interview with ÉCU 2012 Official Selection filmmakers – Jean-Yves and Mathilde Arnaud

Jean-Yves and Mathilde Arnaud, directors of “No Face” an Official Selection of ÉCU 2012 stopped by at ÉCU 2012 Launch Party at Scopitone and gave us a quick interview. Check it out! Jean-Yves et Mathilde Arnaud, les réalisateurs de “No Face” de la sélection officielle d’ÉCU 2012, sont passés à la Soirée de Lancement d’ÉCU […]

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ÉCU 2012 “My Favourite Film…” Estonian Edition

Kadi, ÉCU’s Festival Manager talks about her favorite Estonian film, “Facebox”, part of the ÉCU 2012 official selection. Check out this video for a snapshot of the film and stay tuned for more trailers! Kadi, résponsable du ÉCU Film Festival parle du film Estonien “Facebox” qui fait partie de la Sélection Officielle 2012. Regardez cette […]

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Withering Love – Trailer

“Withering Love” is an official selection of ÉCU 2012. Maria is attracted to Vincent and fascinated by the woman from the book and the love between them. Maria wants to experience the same kind of love with Vincent, and slowly changes her life, identity and destiny. Check it out! “Les Amours Perdues” fait partie de […]

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Click here to see the Official Selection of ÉCU 2012

ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival is delighted to announce the Official Selection. ÉCU 2012 will showcase 101 films from 33 countries on the 30th and 31st of March and 1st of April in Paris, France. European Dramatic Feature (5) Iron Doors 3D Germany On the Inside Germany Labirent Turkey Women and Children United […]

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Animated Films at ÉCU 2011

We are happy to bring you 5 animated films, that made it to the official selection of ÉCU 2011. From Germany “Adveniat Regnum Meum” (dir Stefanie Katja Ernst) Screening: Saturday,2nd of April, Session 3 (PSG3) We are living in a world of victims and offenders. Male sexual desire and aggressive abuse contrast with beatitudes, delivered […]

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Adelanto

“Adelanto”is an official selection to ÉCU 2011. Ildefonso, an old recluse in his seventies, dwells in the old bed in his cottage. Suddenly, a window pane vibrates within its frame, which brings Ildefonso out of his motionless state and alters his inner passivity…Check out the trailer! “Adelanto” est une selection officielle à ÉCU 20…11. Ildefonso […]

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The ÉCU Much More Than A Script Competition Selection!

With only 4 days to go until the Festival kick-off, The European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU) 2010 is proud to announce the finalists of our Much More Than A Script Writing Competition! We received many great entries, and would like to thank everyone for taking part. However, we have managed to choose the final six […]

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