“This Festival attracts a crazed bunch of misfits, visionaries – and terribly creative people.”

– Scott Hillier, President of ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival.

Scott Hillier Giedre Bumbulyte Sophie Gardiner Laura Murphy
Vittoria Mantoni Maria Zalloum Délia Spenlehauer Taylor Howard
Victoria Murra Līga Požarska Arianna Panareo Sofia Recchi

Valeriya Chumacenko

Anna Zo Nicole Jordan Sarah Lee Zeyrep Aras
Esteban Rueda Sila Demiral Marija Novosiolova Alessandro Lunghi
Pierfrancesco Tripodi Amanda Batista Natasha Palmer Timna Lugstein
Jazmin Freire Cecilia Festa Caterina Ippolito Lorenzo Bonaiuti
Frida Segovia Noemi Lopez Fabrice Archirel Fabio Orso
Martina Peruzza Gianmarco Teruzzi Yue Zhang Lena Otalora
Claudia Ungureanu Silvia Cantarella Nicole Imazio Emily Uttley
Wendy Hoang Théo Plan    


Join our team!

If you are passionate about cinema and learning more about the film world, ÉCU is offering an exciting opportunity that may interest you!
For the last twelve years, we at ÉCU have created an innovative and successful event that has brought together filmmakers from all over the world. We pride ourselves in building a festival that attracts and showcases diverse and unique projects, giving a platform to independent talent. If you are curious about the behind-the-scenes of one of the largest independent film festivals in Europe, then consider joining our team!
Every year ÉCU offers an unpaid internship to creative and talented individuals who are willing to work hard and have fun! It is an exciting way to take a look into the industry and learn directly from people who are working in it.
We offer a flexible program that allows you to develop the skills you already have, but also allows you to be trained in other areas that interest you!
These are just a few of the areas we look to train our interns in-
    • Social Media Management
    • Marketing
    • Video Production and/or Video Editing
    • Photography
    • Graphic Design
    • Creative Writing

And much more!

If you are willing to learn, work hard, and meet new people, all while having fun, consider applying here.
Working hours are flexible, but we ask for solid commitment to build a strong team.


Important part of the European Independent Film Festival is Mr Léon Desclozeaux, who has been an ÉCU’s Godfather for four years!

Léon Desclozeaux was born on March 3, 1951 in Paris, France as Bernard Desclozeaux. He is a producer and director, known for Chittagong: The Last Stopover (2000), Mora (1982) and Tokyo detective (1985).

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