New submission – “Parallel”

Two mobsters, one old and one young, get to know each other as they wait in a car park to meet a rival gang… The Dramatic Short film “Parallel” by Oliver Briginshaw is a new submission to ÉCU 2014. Have a look at its trailer!

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Running From Crazy – Trailer

“Running from Crazy”, a new submission to ÉCU 2014 is a documentary examining the personal journey of model and actress Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, as she strives for a greater understanding of her family history of suicide and mental illness. “Running from Crazy”, qui vient d’être soumis à ÉCU 2014, est un […]

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The 9th – Trailer

“The 9th” is a submission to ÉCU 2014. A provocative penthouse party, soaked with the sound of classic Jazz. Champagne and conversation awkwardly flows with convention, as horrific torture takes place over a painfully broken piano in a secret room on the 9th floor. Check out the trailer! “The 9th” vient d’être présenté à ÉCU […]

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The 3 Suicides of Paul Hamilton – Trailer

“The 3 Suicides of Paul Hamilton” is a new submission to ÉCU 2014 by Egyptian filmmaker Daniel Gerges. After losing his identity overnight, Paul Hamilton has to decide whether to live as Paul in a world that rejects him, or as Elmore in a world he despises. Check out the trailer. “Les trois suicides de […]

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Reasons to Submit to ÉCU 2014

ÉCU’s late deadline is approaching, you only have until January 5th to submit your films to the festival. Still not sure why you should do that? Well, we will give you 7 simple reasons. Be prepared! Reason #1: GET SEEN by industry professionals, cinema lovers, other filmmakers, members of the press, distributors… Reason #2 : […]

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New Submission – Beyond

“Beyond” is a new submission to ÉCU 2014, an abstract narrative that asks the viewer to look into a mirror as it addresses the psychological struggles, frustrations and depressions that complicate human thoughts. Check it out! “Beyond” est un nouveau film soumis à ÉCU 2014. Ce récit abstrait demande au spectateur de regarder à travers […]

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New Submission – Unplugged

“Unplugged” is a submission to ÉCU 2014. An existential allegory about music played on tree leaves, humorously rattling between the most primitive of instruments and the most universal escapism of music. Check out the trailer! “Unplugged a été soumis à ÉCU 2014. Une allégorie existentielle à propos de musique, jouée humouristiquement sur des feuilles d’arbres, […]

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New Submission – Cas & Dylan

“Cas & Dylan” is a new submission to ÉCU 2014. It is a comedic drama that follows a dying Doctor (Dreyfuss) whose plan to check out on his own terms takes a reluctant detour when he inadvertently winds up on the lam with an ‘anything-but-normal’ 22-year-old girl (Maslany). “Cas & Dylan” est un des nouveaux […]

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New Submission – Parts of Disease

“Parts of Disease” is a new submission to ÉCU 2014. On a cross-country trip to visit sites of US terrorism, four friends confront true stereotypes. Check out the trailer! “Parts of disease” est un des nouveaux films soumis à ÉCU 2014. Lors d’un voyage à travers le pays pour découvrir les sites américains du terrorisme, […]

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New Submission – I Don’t Care

“I Don’t Care” is a new submission to ÉCU 2014. Ollie, young ‘mum to be’ faces the possibility of having a child with Down’s Syndrome. Take a look at the trailer! “I Don’t Care” est une nouvelle soumission à ÉCU 2014. Ollie, est enceinte et découvre qu’elle risque de donner naissance à un bébé atteint […]

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New Submission – Crossing

This Student Film by French-American director Michael Pontvert, tells the story of a French soldier during WWI who suffers from amnesia. With the help of a fisherman he encounters on the riverside, this lost and confused soldier learns the faceted truths about his life. //Ce film du réalisateur français-américain Michael Pontvert, raconte l’histoire d’un soldat […]

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New Submission – Derniers Recours

What lengths would you go to get what you want? Experience this undying battle between morale and temptation during this Dramatic Short about one man’s desperate search for citizenship in the submission trailer for ÉCU 2014 by Algerian director Mahi Bena. //Que feriez-vous pour obtenir ce que vous voulez? Suivre cette lutte entre le moral […]

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New Submission – Brueder

Dealing with family issues always ends with trouble. “Brueder” by German film director Daniel Rübesam is submitted into ÉCU 2014 Student Film Category and shows us how helping your own brother might lead you back into a criminal path. Enjoy the trailer! //Drame familial peut parfois conduire à des problèmes. “Brueder” par le réalisateur allemand […]

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New Submission – The Typewriter

The Typewriter The intimidating blank page troubles the writer who struggles to release both his fears and desires in this poetic short. Enjoy the mesmerizing story by French director Gabriel Richard in this submission trailer for ÉCU 2014. //La page blanche intimidant inquiète l’écrivain qui se bat pour libérer ses craintes et ses désirs dans […]

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New Submission – Otto Floss: Freelance Watcher

Do you ever fear you’ll disappear if no one is watching? This pensive student film by UK director Gevi Dimitrakopoulou delves deep into the insecurities of personal identity while exposing intimate details of humanity. //Avez-vous jamais l’impression que vous allez disparaître si personne ne vous observe? Ce film pensif par le réalisateur britannique Gevi Dimitrakopoulou analyse […]

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New submission – And Then Something Happened

Follow Israeli director Avigdor Weil as he breaks free from his introverted life when he acquires the company of the young Dita and her neurotic mother, Zelda. This trailer submission for ÉCU 2014 invites the audience to join Avigdor in his new experiences with romance and friendship in this experimental film. //Suivez le réalisateur israélien […]

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Spotlight – Javier Badem

Maybe now you know Bardem as the go-to-guy in Hollywood for playing villains with crazy hair, however as most European actors he got his start in the independent cinema. His first big break came with Jamon Jamon by Bigas Luna in 1992. The art house Spanish director has given Bardem his first small role in […]

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New Submission – Thirteen Blue

Ellie is a lonely only-child, who spends her lazy summertime walking in the family’s building, eating ice-creams and facing her first existential questions. She’s the main character in “Thirteen Blue” – our new submission to the Student Film Category, which is situated in Greece and directed by Zaklin Lentzou. Watch the trailer here and step […]

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