Scott’s Festival Update

Scott Hillier, Festival President It’s hard to believe that it’s been five years already. Five years of hard work, five years of listening to the disbelievers who said that this event would never happen. My reward is a mind full of the great films that we have screened, the pleasure I’ve seen in our audiences […]

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The European Independent Film Festival is excited to have a new location in the heart of the Latin Quarter! Check out the hippest cinema joint in town, Le Grand Action Cinema (5 rue des Ecoles 75005 Paris) where this year’s festival will take place March 12-14th, 2010.

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Our Paris Series Part I: The Latin Quarter

The bustling Latin Quarter in the 5th arrondissement In our first of a series of exposés, ÉCU will bring you tips and insights into a different quartier of Paris with each newsletter. By the time the festival rolls ’round, you’ll be able to fit in like a true Parisian! (That does not mean buying a […]

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News From Our ÉCU 2009 Award Winners

Director Sam Bozzo accepting the Best Ecology Film award from Scott Hillier at the European Independent Film Festival 2009 in Paris, the European Premier of “Blue Gold: World Water Wars”. If 6 awards, 40 international film festivals, and over 250 public screenings aren’t enough reason to find out about ÉCU’s 2009 Ecology Now winner Sam […]

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The Perfect Pitch is Back

Perfect Pitch participant and ÉCU Official Selection filmmaker Patrick Froehlich, pitching to the panel during Perfect Pitch 2009 Sunday’s session. The Perfect Pitch premiered at The European Independent Film Festival 2009 and will be back at ÉCU 2010. The Perfect Pitch begins with a series of workshops conducted by cinema industry professionals, addressing various aspects […]

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