This week’s Spotlight is about the world famous director Pedro Almodóvar! Pedro Almodóvar can easily be stated as the most successful Spanish filmmaker of his time. Nevertheless, Almodóvar is not only known throughout Spain, his melodramatic films are famous all over the world and many filmmakers see him as an inspirational and creative figure who has strongly influenced the production and meaning of film itself.
Submissions for ÉCU 2014 are now, don’t miss the chance to nominated as one of the best indie film in the world!
Read this week’s Spotlight about the successful and talented actress Marion Cotillard who is without a doubt one of the most memorable actresses of our time. Obviously occupying a dominant position in the French film scene, she also managed to make herself a name in the international film world!
Check out the interview with José Salazar, the director of the film “Passage”, who we were able to catch at the Cannes Film Festival!
See what exciting things you can discover thorughout June in Paris and spend an amazing weekend in this beautiful capital with these insider tips from our écu interns!
The 66th Cannes Film Festival is over and it’s time to celebrate its winners. Bruce Dern is the winner of the Best Actor Award for his performance in Nebraska. Check out more about his awesome career
The ÉCU team is as usual looking for new indie talents around the world, what a better occasion than the Cannes Film Festival? Stay tuned to get updates from the cote azure, exclusive interviews and photos are coming soon!
Cannes Opening Night May 15th! The French Riviera is about to become even more marvelous as the international film industry’s best and beautiful descend on the Palais des Festivals et des Congres for the 66th Annual Cannes International Film Festival!
We thought we would treat you with another handsome actor! So check out this weeks spotlight to get more information about hottie Ryan Gosling who has played in several Independent films!
After screening, 108 films from 35 countries over the 3 days, in 3 fabulous independent cinemas, it all comes down to one moment: the Award Ceremony. If you still don’t know who the winners of ÉCU 2013 were, then check out this video.
May is finally arrived, are you ready to enjoy Parisian sunny days? Check the article to enjoy this marvelous city!
If you missed the screenings during the festival you still have the chance to watch a selection of them on The European Independent Film Channel
Read this article with a producer of ‘American Courtesans’, an Official Selection film from ÉCU 2013. This film discusses one of the most taboo subjects in the world: prostitution.
The 2013 ÉCU festival was an intense three day event check out the pictures!
ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival is proud to announce its 2013 award winners! Congratulations to all of our amazing filmmakers! We love you all–no matter what! View the full list of winners here!
Check out the behind-the-scenes footage of the festival!
Q&A with the directors, the exclusive VIP lounge and the fabulous Award Ceremony!
Unfortunately the filmmakers of the Oscar-nominated film “Buzkashi Boys” are unable to come to ÉCU 2013, but yesterday ÉCU was able to interview the producer of the film, Ariel Nasr. He told us about the making of “Buzkashi Boys,” the team’s experience at the Oscars, and his NGO, The Afghan Film Project.
at the Gibus Club was a fantastic event full of fun, live music, and previews of films from the ÉCU 2013 Official Selection. The venue was full of people who came out to enjoy the great indie spirit of the ÉCU film festival!
It’s quite stressful in the ÉCU office right now, but the team of ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival knows how to deal with it: for 15 seconds turn even more crazy! Let’s do The Harlem Shake!
Every year, our festival travels around the world making sure our “Official Selection” directors and films are made known. Want to know more about which countries and festivals we visited? Click and find out more!
Motivational Growth is the winner of Best Non-European Independent Dramatic Feature ÉCU 2013. Director: Don …
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I Am Tom Moody is the winner of Best Independent Animation ÉCU 2013. Director: Ainslie Henderson …