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

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

Scott HillierGiedre BumbulyteSophie GardinerValeriya Chumachenko
Gijs WeeninkRosaria di FioreLudovica TisiSanjana Komali
Gioia CellettiGiada SiragusaSara Giselassis

Leonardo MirandaDesislava PetrovaElena PompilioMatylda Makowska

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 sixteen 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
  • Website development

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 five 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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