“Electromagnetic Dreams” directed by Tara Mahapatra is competing in the European Experimental Film category for ÉCU 2012. Combining drawings, film and writing, Electromagnetic Dreams charts the nocturnal events of one distant sultry summer night. A body levitates, objects dissolve and the invisible becomes magnified into a teeming vista of electromagnetic pulsations. Filmed in various Palaeolithic […]
ÉCU Film Festival in Italy. A short presentation and special screening at the Accademia Nazionale del Cinema. On Saturday, October 22th, 2011 from 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm at the Accademia Nazionale del Cinema in Bologna there will be a presentation and a short screening by the ÈCU – The European Independent Film Festival will […]
Life Happens, But Don’t Let It Stop You Submitting to ÉCU 2012! Submissions to ÉCU 2012 are well underway, and if you don’t want to miss out on a fantastic opportunity to screen your film to an international audience, don’t let ANYTHING stop you submitting to ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival 2012! www.ecufilmfestival.com
By Ed Millar Only just back from Georgia, our Festival Manager Kadi Lokk is jetting off again! This time she is off to Cyrus to check out the International Short Film Festival there. The festival The International Short Film Festival of Cyprus aims to increase and accentuate the prominence of the short film genre. The […]
David Vashadze of the Georgian National Film Center tells us why his organisation has teamed up with ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival. // David Vashadze de la center nationale du film géorgienne explique pourquoi son organisation est devenue un partenaire d’ÉCU le festival européen du film independant.
ÉCU was delighted to meet the lovely Georgian actress Ia Parulava when the European Independent Film Festival hit Tbilisi on the weekend! // ÉCU était ravi de rencontrer la charmante actrice géorgienne, Ia Paraluva, quand le festival européen du film indépendant était en Géorgie ce week-end!
ÉCU presents Tamara Tatishvili, the director of the Georgian National Film Centre as she tell us the importance of the Film Center and film festivals for filmmakers. //ÉCU presente Tamara Tatishvili, la directrice de la Centre Géorgien du Film comme elle raconte-nous de l’importance de la centre et les festivals du film pour les cineastes.
By Ed Millar As the month of October starts in Paris and the hot heat of our long Indian summer continues, it’s strange to think that winter must be on its way. To make the most of this last flash of hot weather, ÉCU has found some of the best things to do in Paris […]
Mark Berger, winner of four Academy Awards for best sound with Apocalypse Now, The English Patient, The Right Stuff and Amadeus chats to ÉCU in Georgia. Mark holds the record for the most Oscar nominations that resulted in wins! // Mark Berger, le gagnant de 4 Academy Awards pour le meilleure son des films Apocalypse […]
Kadi Lokk, ÉCU Festival Manager tells us her excitement about being in Georgia and why it is important to take ÉCU on the road. // Kadi Lokk, le responsable du festival ÉCU explique sa grande joie d’être en Georgie and pourquoi c’est important de prendre ÉCU autour le monde.
Over the weekend of 7th-9th October, ÉCU was honored to present “ÉCU in Georgia” From the moment we arrived, we were very pleased to be there. Check out how excited we were to see out massive logo in the centre of Tbilisi! ÉCU The European Independent Film festival is now in it’s 7th year, and […]
Need a good laugh? “Rat Stories”, a new submission to ÉCU 2012, is a humorous documentary which follows the ‘rats’ along their production ‘Rattenmonologe’ with stories of alcohol, drugs, and prison. Has it got winning potential? Have a look! Vous avez besoin d’un bon rire? « Rat Stories », une nouvelle soumission d’ÉCU 2012, est […]
Remember how it felt to be a teenager caught between childhood and being an adult? A new submission to ÉCU 2012 “Borderland” captures this feeling perfectly, and the cinematography is beautiful. Should this be crowded one of ÉCU 2012’s winners? Watch the trailer and decide for yourself… Rappelez-vous le sentiment d’être un adolescent, entre l’enfance […]