Principal photography on Ron de Cana Productions' 14th short film wrapped last week in Los Angeles. The new piece is called "Found Objects". It was shot with the generous support of Canon USA, Inc. on their C300 with a rig designed by cinematographer Shane Hurlbut ("Act of Valor").
"Found Objects" is written/produced/directed by Dawn Westlake. Cinematography is by Brandon Bondehagen. Location sound is provided by Amanda Beggs and Saif Parkar.
90to5’s call for entries goes out to all movie and tv editors, film students and enthusiasts worldwide. The challenge: cut a full length feature down to 5 minutes. The catch: keep true to the original story... or create a new one.
Public voting will determine the winners of awesome material and cash prizes.
Go to www.challenge.90to5.org for movie download links, infos, tutorials and to upload your edit. Entry is free! Submission deadline is August 15th 2012. Vote and win at www.90to5.org.90to5 Awards
Get your plastic swords, razor blades and computer mouses ready – 90to5 Editing Challenge (http://challenge.90to5.org/) calls for entries: We challenge you to cut a full length public domain feature down to 5 minutes. The catch: keep true to the original story… or create a new one. Here is how it’s done:
1. Pick your favorite public domain movie
2. Start up the editing software of your choice and cut away…
3. Upload your masterpiece until August 15th 2012!
ÉCU's media partner, The New Current is a website that offers a fresh
stream of student media and is currently running a series of interviews
with the student filmmakers who have been shortlisted in the student
category of the ÉCU 2012 Film Festival! This interview features the
director of 'Goldfish Love', Elin Gronblom, so check it out and stay
tuned for more interviews! // Le partenaire média d'ÉCU, The New Current est un site qui propose de divertissement multimédia de nouve...
Director: Andrew Skinner Jr .
Drew acts as a defense attorney for men with the help of his, "I know why you're single checklist" proving that single women are to blame for their single status. Not men
Recently ÉCU has started a partnership with the Festival del Cinema Indipendente di Foggia, an annual event – organized by the Province of Foggia, with support from the Regione Puglia and European Union, through co-financing from the European regional development- that this year has decided to open its contest to Europe.
The festival shares the same goals of the European Independent Film Festival: to discover and to promote the best independent cinematography that defends the creativen...
ÉCU Film Festival 2012 presents together with social innovation partner Holken Consultants its newest award “ÉCU E-Inclusion Film Award”.
What is E-Inclusion ?
E-Inclusion is a method in filmmaking that utilizes innovation to
achieve a wider audience viewership, whether by use of ICT (Information
and Communication Technologies) or by pure individual imagination. We
are looking for films that use creative ways to make it possible for any
one with any social, cultural, ...
Check out ÉCU's NEW LOOK for 2012!
Another year, another amazing festival, another great new look!
Enjoy our new look and get ready for the best ÉCU festival yet, taking place in Paris on March 30th, 31st and April 1st.
NEW SUBMISSION TO ÉCU 2012
The story of a soldier of the International Brigades fighting in Spain against Fascism (1936).
A soldier is injured in battle and lies unconscious in an olive grove.
innovative time lapse photography, a night-time and daytime film
sequence of the stricken soldiers follows until finally he awakens to
find himself totally isolated and his comrades have disappeared.
His journey begins ...
- GET INVOLVED HERE -
On Monday 28th November ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival, Paris's premier showcase for independently financed shorts and features, will attempt to write - and produce - a short film entirely made up of contributions crowd sourced via the Twitter social network.
With an opening scene setter provided by the festival, it is then up to their followers to provide all successive dialogue and actions, creating new scenes, introducing other characters, building up...
NEW SUBMISSION TO ÉCU
Une vieille femme qui vit seule se résigne à
attendre la mort, persuadé que ça va venir frapper à sa porte dès
qu'elle a vendu la dernière minute du temps d'antenne une téléphone
An old woman who lives alone resigns herself to waiting
for death, convinced that it will come knocking on her door as soon as
she has sold the last minute of a cellphone airtime.
all Dads - Trailer time! "Leap before you look" is a new submission to
ÉCU which looks at what makes people want to be a father...Make sure you
take a look!
Pour l'attention de tous les peres - c'est
l'heure pour les bandes annonces! "Leap before you look" est une
nouvelle soumission à l'ÉCU qui examine les raison qui motivent les
hommes à devinir un papa... Regardez!
Leap Before You ...
NEW SUBMISSION TO ÉCU
A pair of young women run for their lives amongst the decay of a fallen
civilization. However, the question beckons, exactly what are you
willing to do to survive?
Une paire de jeunes femmes courir pour leur vie au milieu de la désintégration d'une
civilisation déchue. Cependant, la question fait signe, exactement ce
que vous êtes prêts à faire pour survivre?
ÉCU Alumni Sebastian Mantilla presents Atik Media, and a unique webinar opportunity…
Atik Media's main focus is to build a bridge between Andean countries (Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela, Colombia) and Europe through production and network services from Spain. We are looking for producers, programmers and sales agents who are interested in listening to the sessions, called webinars, where filmmakers from latinamerica present their projects. The producers have direct access, without ...
NEW SUBMISSION TO ÉCU 2012 MUSIC VIDEO CATEGORY
Music video for band
Cool Fun... From the crevices of a decrepit house the disjointed bodies
of elegant dolls come to life, watched over by a strange and sinister
Les poupées élégante devenue à la vie dans les
crevasses d'une maison décrépite, surveillé par une jeune fille étrange
et sinistre jeunes.
New Revised trailer for Hardly Bear to Look at You
Watersprite: The Cambridge International Student Film Festival - *Call for Entries*
For the third year running, Cambridge is hosting a vibrant student film festival, showcasing works from around the world alongside a diverse programme of free events. Already growing in leaps and bounds, Watersprite aims to recognise and reward emerging talent, inspire and educate young filmmakers and provide a meeting ground for students and industry professionals. In February 2012...
to the first of firsts…the launch of ÉCU’s new category, ‘ÉCU Firsts’.
This exciting new edition offers first-time filmmakers the opportunity
to screen their films at the ÉCU Film Festival in our special “ÉCU
Firsts” screening area in Paris, for free, from March 30th to April 1st
2012. Check our website’s Homepage for details on submission criteria.
For the first time ever, Kadi is off to Sofia, Bulgaria to judge the
7th edition of the International S...
ÉCU- The European Independent Film Festival is giving first-time filmmakers an even greater chance getting their work seen at the ÉCU Film Festival in Paris on the March 30th to April 1st 2012.
If you enter your FIRST EVER short film (made after Jan 2010) into the ÉCU FIRSTS category, ÉCU will waive the submission fee and will guarantee a screening of your film in Paris in our special ÉCU FIRSTS screening area. All you have to do is to be at the festival to reserve your screening time an...
NEW SUBMISSION TO ÉCU 2012
A film adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's 'The
Colour Out of Space'. An unnamed narrator pieces together the story of
an area known by the locals as the "blasted heath" in the wild hills
west of Arkham, Massachusetts. Listening to the experiences of an old
man by the name of Ammi Pierce, the narrator discovers that many years
ago a meteorite crashed into lands then-owned by a farmer ...
ÉCU and Canal 180: a new television channel on the Portuguese cable TV
scene and totally dedicated to culture.
ÉCU is pleased to present its new media partner: OSTV and its channel Canal 180. Canal 180 is an award-winning independent television project designed to cover a wide spectrum of cultural activity in Portugal. It is committed to promoting and developing national talent, as well as creating new content formats.
It will be the first collaborative and interactive cultural cha...
NEW SUBMISSION TO ÉCU 2012
The in-depth story and thirteen year journey of one extraordinary pilot who lost her career and health to what many say is aviation's biggest cover up. This film relives the story of Melbourne born Susan Michealis through extensive footage and interviews.
La profondeur et l'histoire de treizeans de voyage d'unepilote extraordinaire, qui a perdusacarrière et sa santé d'après beaucoup de ...