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ÉCU 2010 Announces Partnership With Cineuropa

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    Who is Cineuropa? A website dedicated entirely to the European filmmaking community and a newly re-established partner of ÉCU 2010! The Cineuropa team provides film and television professionals from all over the world an invaluable resource created “to provide up-to-date information and other services essential to know one another better.” www.cineuropa.org Best feature of the website? It comes in four languages: Italian, French, Spanish and English. ...

Prize Announced For ÉCU 2010 Experimental Film Award Winner!

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  ÉCU is proud to announce its partnership with Modul8 for ÉCU 2010! Brought to you by GarageCUBE based out of Geneva, the winner of the ÉCU 2010 Experimental Film category will be awarded a Modul8 editing package, “a revolutionary MacOS X application designed for real time video mixing.” From veejaying to contemporary art to video production, Modul8 is a flexible, responsive and easy-to-use editing software. Read more below or click here to visit the website. ...

Take a first look at ECU film submissions

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Things You Should Know About A Woman Things You Should Know About A Woman, directed by Charles Haine, is a recent submission to ÉCU 2010's Non-European Dramatic Short category!   Check out this teaser!!    Turbanology: After 7/7 ...

Don't Be Late

Don’t Be Late, directed by Jakob Thomsen, is a recent submission to ÉCU 2010’s European Short category. Check out this teaser!!

Spunk Bubble

Spunk Bubble, directed by Tom Browne, is a recent submission to ÉCU 2010's European Dramatic Short category!  Check out this trailer!!

The Last Cigarette

Check out this teaser! The Last Cigarette, directed by Gabrielle Demeestere, is a recent submission in ÉCU 2010 Non-European Dramatic Short category.

First Kiss

Check out this teaser! First Kiss, directed by Matthew Huston, is a recent submission in ÉCU 2010 European Dramatic Short category. 

ECU Fest Director update

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The tape machine is chewing on the digibeta cassette like a cudding cow. An exploding projector bulb screams like an incoming artillery shell. The fire alarm is triggered and water cascades into the cinema. 350 soaked people stream out into the cold.The bedside alarm goes off and I open an eye. Hmm. 3.10am. Nice. How I hate these reoccurring dreams only days before the festival ;) Apart from the vertigo-inducing nightmares that play out in my head during a couple of hours sleep I’m ridiculousl...

ECU Program announced: check the online community

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The European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU), Europe’s premiere event for independent filmmakersand their audiences, announces its Official Selection for the fourth edition ofthe festival. ÉCU will showcase 94 films from 25 countries ranging in genrefrom feature films, short films,documentaries, animation and experimental films and for the first time a category for filmsdealing with environmental issues. Competing at ÉCU 2009 will be ‘Voyage d’Affaires’ starring Guillaume Canet, ‘...

THE EUROPEAN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (ÉCU) ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL 2009 SELECTION

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Festival to showcase 94 films from 25 countries 13-15 March PARIS,FRANCE (18 February, 2009) – The European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU), Europe’s premiere event for independent filmmakersand their audiences, announces its Official Selection for the fourth edition ofthe festival. ÉCU will showcase 94 films from 25 countries ranging in genrefrom feature films, short films,documentaries, animation and experimental films and for the first time a category for filmsdealing with environmenta...

Last Call for Submissions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The European Independent Film Festival 2009 submission deadline is January 15. (PARIS, FRANCE) January 12, 2009. The European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU) discovers, promotes and projects the best independent films from around the world every year at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris. This year’s festival will take place on March the 13th, 14th & 15th, 2009. Approximately one hundred films will be selected to compete in thirteen categories incl...

The European Independent Film Channel

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For the longest while I have been struck by the fact that with so many great indie films being made all over the World but they seem to be nearly impossible to see when I WANT! Coupled with the never-ending requests ‘where can I see this film again?’ that happen after films screen at ÉCU, it seems to be only logical to have a place where audiences and independent filmmakers connect. Now there are a lot of avenues for this to happen, and we have all been bombarded with reque...

School Bookings for ÉCU 2009

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We have already had several film schools / universities and art colleges from around Europe contact us to say that they are on their way over to Paris for ÉCU 2009 in March. If you are planning the same PLEASE let us know so that we can help sort out the trip and to pre-book places in workshops (which always seem very popular and fill up quickly!) ...

- CALL FOR ENTRIES - The European Independent Film Festival 2009 -

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 The European Independent Film Festival  13th – 15th March, 2009Paris, France Filmmakers are invited to submit their projects to ÉCU 2009! The European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU) discovers, promotes and projects the BEST independent films from around the world every year in Paris, France. The festival is fast becoming known as Europe’s version of the Sundance Film Festival. Approximately one hundred films will be selected to compete in thirteen categories in...

The European Independent Film Festival 2008 is ready for you

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The European Independent Film Festival 2008 (ÉCU 2008) will take place from March 14 to 16 at the Bibliothèque Nationale de Paris, site François Mitterrand. The European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU) is at the forefront of the discovery and promotion of the very best independent filmmaking talent from around the world. The third edition of this ground breaking event will announce its official selection on 15 February 2008. Approximately 100 films will be screened at the festival as filmmak...

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