New Submission – Lynching

Observe a fresh perspective on the artificiality of human existence in this Experimental Short by Romanian director Lorand Janos. This submission trailer for ÉCU 2014 takes after the visual narrative coined by David Lynch and pays tribute to cinema, women, and life. //Observez une nouvelle perspective sur l’artificialité de l’existence humaine dans ce court expérimental […]

Read more Like this post0

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 […]

Read more Like this post0

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 […]

Read more Like this post0

ÉCU’s Partner Ro-IFF FILM FESTIVAL

The Romanian Festival, founded in 2005 by the “Artis Foundation” film production, is the only international film festival that, from the very beginning, dared to be different by looking towards  the Black Sea region’s film industry. The festival has grown every year and become noticed abroad due to the quality of the submitted movies as well […]

Read more Like this post0

SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK: Marcel Carné

Esta semana el foco cae está sobre Marcel Carné, un cineasta innovador que lideró la corriente del realismo poético y podría decirse que en su área fue el cineasta más admirado. Su magnífica obra fue producida justo antes de la mitad del siglo veinte, la cual incluye “Quai des Brumes” (1938); “Les Portes de la […]

Read more Like this post0

ÉCU’s Guide to Italian Gestures

ÉCU OFFICE EPISODES Episode 6 – The Italians Over the years ÉCU has had interns from all over the World. We’ve had Poles, Danes, Brazilians and Roastbeefs; We’ve shared our laughs, wine, beers and tears with Aussies, Hungarians, Chinese and even the Irish. But for some reason for the last two years we have had […]

Read more Like this post0

What to do in Paris in September

Sigh…. It is the time of the la rentrée, or the return from vacation for most Parisians and we all know what that means… summer is almost finish. But that’s no reason to cry! With everyone back in town again, and the hustle and bustle about, there are plenty of  things to do and see! […]

Read more Like this post0

SPOTLIGHT: Isabella Ferrari – an actress per chance, an artist by vocation

  This week ÉCU is spotlighting Isabella Ferrari, an Italian actress and Jury member of the International Jury Prize “Luigi De Laurentiis” at the 69 edition of the Venice Film Festival, the oldest film festivals in the world. Isabella is also one of the most beloved actresses of “auteur Italian independent cinema”, highly esteemed by […]

Read more Like this post0

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 […]

Read more Like this post0

“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 […]

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

3 Master Classes – Learn From the Best at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Believe it or not, the Cannes Film Festival offers plenty more than just awards. In fact, attendees of the Festival are welcome to participate in an incredible hands-on experience, and beside some of the film business’s very best. How spectacular would it be, getting the chance to work and learn from the some of the […]

Read more Like this post0

Armani Official Reception “Carnival in Cannes”

Sean Penn, an Academy Award winning actor and active humanitarian decided to combine his two interests at the Cannes Film Festival with a fundraising dinner held in aid and awareness for the recent natural disasters in Haiti. Mr. Penn’s attention to Haiti expressed by this event and other’s, brought him to receive homage for his […]

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

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 […]

Read more Like this post0

Cannes – Off the Red Carpet

So you’re attending the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, but what else is interesting off the red carpet? While Cannes is mainly appraised for its highly esteemed film festival, there is much more to be discovered in this trendy and posh French town. As an attendee of the Festival, it is very likely you will take […]

Read more Like this post0

CANNES €CO 2012

Take a virtual seat for the 65th Cannes Film Festival a live stream event from the Majestic Hotel! Join us from any remote location or even your very own living room – as we film live via online live streaming – for an exclusive Screen International insider’s perspective and behind-the-scenes, full-access pass to interviews, roundtables and […]

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