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„When the Woodlark Sings“ – Official Selection at the Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes

We are very excited about the OFFICIAL SELECTION at the Mediterranean Film Festival in Cannes, FRANCE! The festival describes itself, " The festival aims to promote independent filmmakers and innovative work, to take risks and move the frontiers from the boring and most of the times empty conventional to the artistic initiating strong emotions and out of the box exceptional." Thank you to all cast and crew members and supporters! ☞ Watch the trailer:

„When the Woodlark Sings“ – Honorable Mention & Official Selection at the Florence Film Awards

We are delighted that our film received the HONORABLE MENTION for BEST ORIGINAL SCORE and at the same time the OFFICIAL SELECTION for BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY at the Florence Film Awards in Italy! We are honored that our film was very well received in the beautiful city of Florence! We thank all our film team members and all supporters! Watch the trailer: Watch the music video: More information: https://heidelerche-fil...

„When the Woodlark Sings“ – Official Selection on the 4theatre Film Festival

Very nice news! Official Selection in the category BEST DIRECTOR at the 4THEATRE SELECTION Film Festival in the USA. The film festival selects the best films among thousands of projects from all over the world. We are honored and very happy to be selected! ☞ Watch the trailer: ☞ Watch the music-clip: ☞ More information:   ...

„When the Woodlark Sings“ – Official Selection on the Sydney Australian Film Festival

Our film "When the Woodlark Sings" was selected on the Sydney Australian Film Festival in Australia in the category Best Soundtrack! We are happy, delighted and grateful! Watch the trailer: More information: ...

„When the Woodlark Sings“ – Official Selection on the Bogocine 39

Our film “When the Woodlark Sings” / “Cuando la alondra canta” was selected on the Bogocine 39 – Festival de cine de Bogotá in Columbia! From the pre-selection of 30 films, we made it to the OFFICIAL SELECTION among 9 films in the INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION! Bogocine - Bogotá, Colombia - is a world-renowned film festival and celebrates its 39th year this year. We are very proud and grateful that this festival has selected our film among 2000 films tha...

Audience Award - Be Part of the Jury!

All selected short films will participate in the competition for the Audience Award after they are uploaded on the Cittador International Film Festival´s website. The award is determined by Internet viewers using a voting tool. The film in each category with the highest number of voting will receive the Audience Award. Be part of the public voting jury - visit our website, watch films and vote on: You can submit your short film!   ...

and the Nominees are... BKK DOC has unveiled its Official Selection

 BKK DOC 2020 has just unveiled its Official Selection.   Watch the 21 minutes video introducing the 40 documentary films nominated to BKK DOC 2020 official selection or   Here is the list of Documentaries nominated to Bkk Doc 2020 Official Selection:   Best Feature Documentary • The perfect...

Just Announced: the 2018 Official Selections of the 9th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival!

Congratulations to all the filmmakers participating this year - tickets are NOW available! NEW YORK, NY – March 6, 2018 – The 9th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival will take place this year from May 7th to May 13th in the heart of New York City. The Festival will screen over 250 films from over 30 countries, as well as hosting networking events and educational panels. For more information, please visit: Watch Festival ...

Chichester International Film Festival

We are very happy to announce that Women for Justice has been officially selected for Chichester International Film Festival.   Roger Gibson (artistic director) with Ralph Fiennes at the festival.   ...

Cannes 2016: Official Selection

It is finally here! The official selection of the 69th Festival De Cannes was announced at a press conference this morning and the expectations are set high for this year's Competition with names like Xavier Dolan, Jim Jarmusch, Alain Guiraudie, the Dardenne bros, Pedro Almodovar, Andrea Arnold and Ken Loach among the directors who will compete next month for the Palm D' Or.  Here is the full list of films in Competition, Un Certain Regard, Midnight and Special Screenings.  ...

Review: In Jackson Heights

By Maria Esteves – November 8, 2015 Jackson Heights, Queens, the multicultural capital of the world is truly the heart of New York City depicted by director Frederick Wiseman in his latest documentary IN JACKSON HEIGHTS. Set in present day and filmed Vérité, this compelling over 3 hour documentary explores the authentic multicultural and religious communities where people from all over the world come to visit and live because of its unique neighborhoods, businesses and b...

Dublin - DISFMF Official Selection 2014

KIKO’S PARADISE , directed by Paco Gisbert, 9min, Spain 2014(Animation) RECOIL , directed by Richard Keaney, 20min, Ireland 2014(Drama) NAIVE , directed by Marie Enthoven , 11min, Belgium 2013 ,(Drama) EVERY DAY IS A SMALL LIFE , directed by Albane Fioretti &Lou-Brice Léonard , 27min, France 2014(Drama) LIFE IN THE TIME OF ADVERTISING , directed by David Bokser&Matt Berenty, 8min, USA 2013,(Animation) TORN , directed by Karen McGrath , 6min, Ireland 2014,(Comedy)...

Grossmann Festival 2014 Official Selection

Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival, taking place from the 15th to the 19th of July in Ljutomer, Slovenia, revealed its official selection. The festival features four film competition programs: Vicious Cat (Best Feature Film), Noisy Cat (Best Music Documentary), Slak's Vicious Cat (Best Short Film) and Melies d'Argent (Nomination for Best European Fantastic Short Film award, given out by the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation). The President of the Vicious Cat ...


The 2012 Cannes Film Festival has been well on its way, already being five days since the excitement and buzz of the opening day have passed. This leaves the contest wide open for anyone to bring home the big prize, and at ÉCU, we know it’s going to be one hell of a competition! Stay tuned for the rest of the Festival, there are still many incredible films yet presented, filled with much cinematic talent from all over the world! The official line-up of the main category, ‘In Competi...

Interview with with ÉCU Official Selection film “Minute 200″ director, Frank Benitez

Frank Benitez is young and talented filmmaker, who made it to ÉCU 2012 Official Selection with his film “Minute 200″. This interview was finished couple of weeks before the festival. By Alexander Acosta Osorio Q: Where does the inspiration for your short come from? A: Usually my inspiration comes from places I visit or just an image that sticks in my memory. In this case it was that of a house in my hometown, a dilapidated house that had a sign on the facade whic...

The Official Selection of ÉCU 2012 in OUT

ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival is delighted to announce the Official Selection. ÉCU 2012 will showcase 100 films from 33 countries on the 30th and 31st of March and 1st of April in Paris, France. European Dramatic Feature (5) Iron Doors 3D - Germany On the Inside -  Germany Labirent - Turkey Women and Children -  United Kingdom Everywhere and Nowhere -  United Kingdom European Dramatic Short (25)  Useful - Belgium ...

Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival Short Film and Music Documentary Selections

Here is the official selection of short films and music documentaries for this year's Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival, which will take place from July 25 to July 30 in Ljutomer, Slovenia. More information about other film program sections, music program and other features of this year's Grossmann can be found on the official site. SLAK'S VICIOUS CATS (Best Short Film Competition) 108.1 FM RADIO Italy; 2011; 15 min; Angelo & Giuseppe Capasso ATTACK OF THE GIANT B...

Animated Films at ÉCU 2011

We are happy to bring you 5 animated films, that made it to the official selection of ÉCU 2011. From Germany “Adveniat Regnum Meum” (dir Stefanie Katja Ernst) Screening: Saturday,2nd of April, Session 3 (PSG3) We are living in a world of victims and offenders. Male sexual desire and aggressive abuse contrast with beatitudes, delivered by a woman who appears in a red fog between several violent episodes. Eventually stepping out of the fog, the woman is included ...

Making Fuck Off by Fred Poulet joins the Official Selection

Making Fuck Off by Fred Poulet is joining the Official Selection. It will be presented in Special Screening on May, 21th at 21pm in the Buñuel theatre. Macking Fuck off is a super 8 mm documentary about the shooting of Mammuth. Directed by Benoit Delépine and Gustave Kervern, Mammuth which released in France last April 21st stars Gérard Depardieu, Isabelle Adjani, Anna Mouglalis and Yolande Moreau. Fred Poulet, whose first  work was Subsitute in 2006, says about his last film: “On...

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The European Independent Film Festival 2010 Official Selection

The European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU), in partnership with G-technology by Hitachi, is delighted to announce the Official Selection. ÉCU 2010 will showcase 67 films from 26 countries on the 12th, 13th and 14th March in Paris, France. EuropeanDramatic Short (24) Blocked (Norway) Boiler (UK)  Ca Roule (France)  Champagne Supernova (Spain) City Game (France) Committed (Iceland) Curtains (UK) Das Packet (Germany) Deux Minutes(France)...

Cannes 2009: The Official Selection

THE COMPETITION : Opening Film :  Peter DOCTER - UP - Out of Comp.- 1h44 *** Pedro ALMODÓVAR - LOS ABRAZOS ROTOS (Broken Embraces) - 2h09 Andrea ARNOLD - FISH TANK - 2h02 Jacques AUDIARD - UN PROPHÈTE - 2h35 Marco BELLOCCHIO - VINCERE - 2h08 Jane CAMPION  -  BRIGHT STAR - 2h00 Isabel COIXET - MAP OF THE SOUNDS OF TOKYO -1h44 Xavier GIANNOLI - A L’ORIGINE - 2h30 Michael HANEKE  - DAS WEISSE BAND (The White Ribbon) - 2h24 Ang...