October update

Cold and cloudy October is the perfect month for watching films. That is what we’re doing at the ÉCU office with all the new submissions rolling in and we want to watch your film as well! Submit it now as there’s only four weeks left for the first submission deadline. But do we just lay […]

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New Submission – A Tibetan Marriage

“A Tibetan Marriage” directed by Lu Liu is a new submission to ÉCU 2014 in the Student Film Category. The film presents a story about a Tibetan Polyandrous Marriage. Gongbu spent a couple of years in the city and changed his mind about the idea of a Tibetan marriage. He doesn’t want to share the […]

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New Submission – Into the Shadows

Have you ever heard about the desperate underworld of Johannesburg? ”Into the Shadows”, the new submission to The European Documentary category, directed by Pep Bonet is a film about the many immigrants that come to South Africa in pursuit of a better life and end up in the terrible slum buildings of Johannesburg. Check out […]

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Submit to ÉCU 2014

Whether imagined or real, stories are created every day, 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 […]

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ÉCU Intern Buzz n.16 – The Italian Way

Check out our new call for submission ÉCU 2014. This time in Italian style.Interviews and Videos

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ASFF 2013 Now Open for Entries

ÉCU’s partner festival; The Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2013 allows for both budding and established filmmakers to connect with new, worldwide audiences and interact with some of the biggest personalities in the film industry today. Over 200 short films will be screened at this unique event, in 15 iconic locations across the historic city of […]

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ÉCU’s Partner VIEW Conference 2013 is open for submissions!

ÉCU’s Partner VIEW Conference 2013 is open for submissions! Last year, the VIEW AWARD brought forth some astonishingly talented animators into the public and industry spotlight. VIEW Conference is the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, Gaming and VFX. After the international success of past edition of our VIEW AWARD, […]

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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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ÉCU’s Partner Open Saint Petersburg Student Film Festival Beginning – A Young Springboard

Founded by Saint Petersburg Filmmaker’s Union festival, The Open St. Petersburg Student Film Festival “Beginning” is held annually with the assistance of the Committee of Culture of Saint Petersburg Government. The Film Festival “Beginning” represents a very important opportunity for independent and new cinema in Saint Petersburg. Every year the city at the Neva River […]

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ÉCU’S PARTNER “EARLY BIRD” EUROPEAN STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL IS OPEN FOR SUBMISSION (OCTOBER 2012, SOFIA, BULGARIA)

American Foundation for Bulgaria has the pleasure to invite you to participate in the selection for the program of the 8-th Students’ Film Festival EARLY BIRD! “Early Bird” is open for national and European participation. All students from European universities/schools, who have not still completed their education in film/tv are invited to enter for competition […]

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The Intern

ÉCU is open for submissions! Have a look at a day in the life of our submissions intern Paulina and send your submissions in as soon as possible. Save Paulina! ÉCU 2013 will take place in Paris, France through March 29th to the 31st 2013. Submit to ÉCU 2013 today!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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ÉCU’s next deadline is on this Sunday. Submit NOW!

ÉCU is just couple of days away from its next deadline, so we thought it is right to show everyone once again a great behind the scenes footage from ÉCU 2011. Want to be part of the next year event? Well, then send in your film NOW! ÉCU est seulement a quelques jours de sa […]

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Kadi Lokk, our festival manager’s Call for Submissions to ÉCU 2012!

Our esteemed festival manager, Kadi Lokk, wants YOU to submit to ÉCU 2012! Once your done laughing, make sure you don’t miss the EARLYBIRD dealine on November 20th!

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The Early Bird Deadline is in just 2 days!

Don’t miss the ÉCU European Independent Film Festival EarlyBird deadline on November 20th – submit your film today!

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ÉCU’s CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ANIMATION

ÉCU’s CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! A quirky animation showing you the road to ÉCU! Don’t miss our EarlyBird Deadline – November 20th 2011

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