Splitscreen: A Love Story

‎”Splitscreen: A Love Story” is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. The screen is split down the middle. On the left we witness the world through the eyes of a woman. On the right we see the world through the eyes of a man. Although they live thousands of miles apart, their lives seem to […]

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ÉCU’s Partner The Teen International Shorts Festival

Festival internacional de cortos de jóvenes. El festival internacional de cortos de jóvenes ha sido más un proyecto hacia una idea en común que un concurso, El equipo se está preparando para su octava edición que tendrá lugar en Istanbul en un par de días (del 7 de febrero al 10 de febrero). Nos enteramos […]

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Afternoon Coffee with ÉCU Alumni – Vicky Mather

One afternoon ÉCU had a coffee with Vicky Mather, winner of Best Student Film at ÉCU 2011 for her amazing stop motion film “Stanley Pickle”. Have a look at the video taken from the meeting. Une après-midi, ÉCU prit un café avec Vicky Mather, gagnante du Meilleur Film Etudiant à l’édition 2011 de l’ÉCU pour […]

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ÉCU 2012 main venue – Les 7 Parnassiens

Les 7 Parnassiens (www.parnassiens.com) is one of many cinemas in Montparnasse, yet it is one of the most authentic and distinctive cinemas of them all. It offers the advantage of completely original programming, offering rare films not to be found anywhere else in the area. Les 7 Parnassiens can proudly boast a tradition of offering […]

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ÉCU Office – Episode 3 – All the Misses in the office

All the Misses in the office/ Miss who?/ Who is Miss Denmark? The ÉCU office is a cultural mix of people who run in and out every day. That is why names of ÉCU interns can be difficult to remember sometimes. Here is Marie’s aka Miss Denmark story. Toutes les miss du bureau/ miss qui?/qui […]

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Hadley TK-421

“Hadley TK-421” is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. A black comedy set in 1960s London, it plays like an English episode of Mad Men written by Billy Wilder and directed by David Fincher. Check out the trailer! “Hadley TK-421” est une nouvelle entrée à l’ÉCU de 2012. Hadley TK-421 est une comédie noire britannique […]

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Dry Valley – Trailer

“Dry Valley” is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. This story takes place in Dry Valley, a village owned by the noble family of Khrushevs. We see it with the eyes of Natalia, young and naive girl who serves in their country house. We share her love, dedication to her masters, mystical experience, exile, betrayal […]

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Festival Internacional de Cortos Kuala Lumpur

Festival Internacional de Cortos Kuala Lumpur 1 de febrero 2012. El festival internacional de cortos de Kuala Lumpur (KLIS) es el primer y único festival de cortos en Malasia con base en la ciudad metropolitana de Kuala Lumpur. KLIS es un escaparate para cortos realizados por directores alrededor del mundo y para una audiencia de […]

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ViewAwards

VIEW AWARD 2012/ Concurso internacional de cortos de animación El VIEW AWARD 2012 ya está listo para salir a la luz plenamente! Liberándose de sus tradiciones internacionales, el VIEW AWARD 2012 está abriendo sus puertas a nuevos temas y a un público más amplio de participantes! El VIEW AWARD está promocionado por VIEW Conference, el […]

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Mary and Bill- Trailer

“Mary and Bill” is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. A documentary following two elderly athletes, Mary Stroebe, a 90-year-old triathlete, and Bill Wambach, an 83-year-old high jumper. Mary has just broken her leg while down hill skiing and Bill, who smoked for 45 years, is recovering from a heart attack. Despite doctors orders, both […]

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Interview with Jordan Bayne – ÉCU Alumni

Jordan Bayne’s film, “Argo” was an official selection of ÉCU 2007. Check out what she has done since then and her latest film, “The Sea Is All I Know,” which was shortlisted for the 2012 Oscars. Le film de Jordan Bayne, “Argo” faisait parti de la officielle sélection de l’ÉCU en 2007. Découvrez ce qu’elle […]

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ÉCU Alumni – Jordan Bayne

1. Hola Jordan! Nunca nos hemos conocido, pero su película “Argo” era un funcionario aquí en la selección de ÉCU en 2007. Cuéntenos un poco acerca de su nueva película, “The Sea is All I Know “… Bueno, es una película sobre el amor. La película está protagonizada por la ganadora del la Academia Award […]

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Wacked..!

“Wacked..!” is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. It tells a story of Michael and his friends Mani and Dani. All three of them are patients in a psychiatric institution with the same goal: they want out! The lively interplay between the characters sets the scene and provides insight into the manic-depressive protagonist’s inner world. […]

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The Telegram Man

“The Telegram Man” is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. During the long years of World War II, Australia’s small farming communities paid a terrible price. In the rural towns of New South Wales, one family each week discovered that their son or husband or brother or father would not be coming home. In the […]

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Useful – Trailer

“Useful” by Belgian filmmaker Inti Calfat is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. “Useful” by Belgian filmmaker Inti Calfat is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. A short film featuring the struggles of a doomed couple. What happens when a woman can no longer prove intimately useful to herself or her husband? Does this make […]

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VRT- Trailer

‎”VRT” is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. In a not too distant future an unusual game is going on, in which every participant has to show how much he is willing to risk in order to achieve the final prize…. Reality? Fiction? VRT? Check out the teaser! “VRT” est une nouvelle interface où soumettre […]

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January 2012 Newsletter Update

ÉCU wishes everyone a Happy New Year and we hope that everyone is energized, re-vitalized and ready to attack everything that 2012 is going to throw at us! Our FINAL, FINAL submission date is January 15th so, if there is anyone still out there with a great story and not already sent it to us […]

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MTV Video Music Awards: The Beginning

by Robert Barry The competition was stiff. Amongst the other nominees were Herbie Hancock’s ‘Rockit’, Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’, the Tobe Hooper-directed clip for Billy Idol’s ‘Dancing With Myself’, and the epic $500,000 mini-movie of Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’. But the first ever MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year went […]

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