“Legalize” is an official selection of ÉCU 2012. 'Legalize' presents the hard-hitting facts of the costs to the U.S. of its current marijuana laws and the huge benefits that can be reaped by ending this era's disastrous prohibition policy. It compares the current failed drug policies with the failed 1920's-era alcohol prohibition, and weaves facts and quotes from political leaders, medical experts and law enforc ...
ÉCU is proud to announce our latest festival partner CinemadaMare,
based out of Rome, Italy. Below are some facts and figures about the
The “CinemadaMare” film festival was started in 2003, but eight years of exciting work have earned it a number of distinctions.
1. “CinemadaMare” is the biggest gathering of young filmmakers coming
from all over the world. Last year the festival hosted 100 attendees
hailing from 47 countries.
2. 162 films h...
“To Honor Asphodels” is an official selection of ÉCU 2012, directed by Yana Alliata. Arnaud, the thief, wanders inadvertently onto an estate that curiously echoes the Greek underworld. Before he recognizes the precariousness of his circumstance, the gate closes behind him, imprisoning him with characters whose suffering will force him to unearth his forgotten humanity. Is Arnaud's soul trapped for eternity? Or ...
ÉCU recently attended the 9th annual IN THE PALACE Film Festival which ran from June 18 to June 25 and took place in Balchik, Bulgaria to network, meet new talent and enjoy the black sea! Winners of the event can be found at this link: http://www.inthepalace.com/en/2011/news
ÉCU vient d’assister au 9è Film Festival “In The Palace” qui se passait à Baltchik en Bulgarie du 18 juin jusqu’au 25 juin pour tisser un réseau de relations, découvrir de nouveau tal...
Who are we here at ÉCU? Here's the team for this summer 2011!
Qui compose l'équipe d'ÉCU ? Voilà nos membres pour cet été 2011 !
“METACHAOS”, competing in the experimental film category, is an official selection of ÉCU 2012. When two dichotomous and diametrically opposed realities meet and mix, we enter into the Metachaos...
“METACHAOS,” en compétition dans la catégorie des films expérimentaux, est une sélection officielle d’ÉCU 2012. Lorsque deux mondes dichotomiques et diamétralement opposés se rencontrent et se mêlent, o ...
New G-Tech Europe Facebook Page
Check out the new G-Technology by Hitachi Europe
Facebook Page (click the screen shot below), and get the details on
their 2011 Driven Creativity Competition ! Don’t forget to ‘Like’ it !
Jetez un œil à la nouvelle Page Facebook de G-Tech Europe (cliquez la
capture d’écran au-dessous) et découvrez tout les détails à propos de
leur compétition ‘Driven Creativity’ 2011. N’oubliez pas de cliquer sur
ÉCU would like to inform all our festival fans that starting today,
June 23rd, a Hitachi team of eight will be taking on the Three Peaks
Challenge, a mountain endurance test where participants attempt to climb
the highest peaks of England, Wales and Scotland. The team will attempt
to summit all three mountains in less than 48 hours!
The event is organized by the charity “The Railway Children,” which
helps vulnerable children, particularly those living on the streets and
Here is a short preview to New And For Sale's music video "Candid" by filmmaker Andreas Janzen is a new ÉCU 2012 submission. Deep down in his lonely mansion, Cody Runner feels haunted by the beast in himself. In a city, where planes fly deep and lightning strikes in dangerous heights, he seeks help in his employer's room of super-secret double danger - activating the underground mills of the shady Gravity ...
Director: Emmanuel ITIER.
Looking for God...Finding Peace. Let's become Peace in Action.
“Terms of Employment” by filmmaker Glynn Turner is a new ÉCU 2012 submission. A young woman gets stuck in an elevator with a man who's lost his mind because of how his boss has mistreated him. The man has decided to go in and take care of his boss 'his own way' today and then end his own life. The woman goes from being terrified to talking him out of what he's about to do, and finally saving his life.
Hello fans, members, and those addicted to ÉCU! Don’t worry,
the June Newsletter has arrived, so take a seat and enjoy this monthly
As you know, ÉCU organized a special screening at Café Coutume in
Paris and it was successful. ÉCU screened two films that won awards at
the 2011 festival – Paths of Hate and Salam Rugby. Guests really
enjoyed the films and there were some great discussions over drinks
after the screening. Missed the ...
“The Rhythm of My Life” by filmmakers Franck Onouviet and Marc A. Tchicot is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. “The Rhythm of My Life” follows in an unconventional way the journey of 'ISH', a former Miami based rapper, who traveled to Africa to visit his family. Little did he know that Libreville, Gabon would be the place where the project of his dreams would fall in his lap. Check out the trailer!
The Fantastic Film Festival of the University of Málaga has opened the period for film registration for its XXI edition and also has extended the submission deadline for On-line Shortfilms. We look fordward to hearing from your films soon. No entry fee is required.
July 31st, 2011 for feature films.
July 15th, 2011 for Shortfilms and On-line Shortfilms.
INSCRIPTION AND GEN...
“Dirty Old Town,” a gonzo hit showing the darker side of Manhattan, will be released theatrically in Germany and Switzerland!
On Thursday June 16th, “Dirty Old Town” will premiere at the Kult Kino in Basel, Switzerland. On Monday June 20th, it will then premiere at the legendary Kino Babylon in Berlin with other engagements to follow.
More details below:
—————– German Premiere —————————
DIRTY OLD TOWN Germa...
Cinema and Paris: A Love Story
From Paris Blues to Midnight in Paris, not forgetting Last Tango in
Paris… So many cinematic masterpieces were born on the streets of the
In the background or as a central subject, Paris has always attracted
and fascinated filmmakers from all over the world. Putting its
movement, its sparkle, its darkness and its beauty at the disposal of
artists who come to immortalise it on a reel. The city of light shows
its fidelity to th...
UnderDogs Film Fest is an organization dedicated to providing exposure
and screening opportunities for independent and micro-budget film.
UnderDogs Film Fest is an event designed to provide a platform for micro-budget
independent feature films, short films, documentaries, music videos,
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ÉCU Film Festival is now presenting an exclusive offer to all film schools to encourage students to participate in our festival!
I would like to extend an invitation for your school to participate
in the 7th edition of the European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU),
Europe’s premier event for independent filmmakers an...
Underdogs Film Fest now accepting entries for Features, Shorts, Documentaries, Music Videos, & Trailers! Held in EaDo Houston - The Art & Soul of the City. Hosts: Fourth Floor Artists Collective at Francisco Studios, UnderDogs.com, & Gothic Films. Join Stan Harrington's film on the roster!
Submit today at www.underdogsfilmfest.com!
7TH ANNUAL HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL TO HONOR ACCLAIMED PRODUCERS KEVIN CHINOY AND FRANCESCA SILVESTRI WITH INAUGURAL MAVERICK PRODUCERS AWARD
Freestyle Production Team Set To Open Fest with Showcase of Top Projects and Industry Super Panel at Arclight Hollywood Cinerama Dome Thursday, August 11, 2011
Showcase to Include: Kristen Kiwi Smith’s “The Spleendectomy,” starring Anna Faris, Jennifer Aniston and Andrea Bu...
The interest of Hollywood towards third world countries is this: culture teeming with untold stories and cheaper venues and labor.
You’ve heard of films shot in Canada and less expensive states like Michigan, but with the US economy on a tailspin what does it mean for filmmakers here?
Many Hollywood executives have looked overseas to keep the profits rolling in and the cash inside their o...
Take a look at the
FESTIVAL FILM PROGRAMME
and learn more about the competing films,
schedule & place of the festival screenings!
EVERYONE'S INVITED! DO NОT MISS EVEN A SINGLE TITLE!
Online, on-air and in person, this is BUFF. And so said the voice of BUFF which greeted the masses of online followers with the May 31 announcement of this year’s opening feature. And though the dulcet tones of Ewan Allinson and DJ Elayne Smith will continue to form a cornerstone of the BUFF movement, things are going to be a little bit different round here. From September, the 2011 British Urban Film Festival will be coming at ya with a whole new look which means, finally, that the buffest fi...
"A.L.I.C.E." will have its Italian premiere at CinemAvvenire Film
Festival in Rome from June 24-July 2, 2011. This is the 17th festival
acceptance for "A.L.I.C.E.".
For more infomation on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/alice/index.html
World sales of "A.L.I.C.E." are handled by Ouat Media of Toronto. Please contact Fred Joubaud: email@example.com