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Third Eye Film Festival to screen 12 Iranian Films
Short Film News (SFN) - 12 Iranian feature & short films are participating in the 16th edition of Third Eye Asian Film Festival in Mumbai. [more...]

12/18/2017 6:31:27 AM
Latest News

10 Live Action Shorts Advance In 2018 Oscar Race

‘Birthday Night’ to vie at Clermont-Ferrand Filmfest

Iran’s Cinema Verite Announces International Jury

10 Documentary Shorts On 2018 Oscars Shortlist

Black Nights Film Festival’s Programmer Igor Gouskov Passes Away

16th Third Eye Festival Calls for Entries

SFN INTERVIEW / Italian Director and Producer, Uberto Pasolini

Iranian “AniMal” wins prize at Cannes Cinefondation

Iran's “Noruz in Tajikistan” wins award at U.S. Festival

2017 Cannes Film Festival Announces Short Films Lineup

Iran News

‘Birthday Night’ to vie at Clermont-Ferrand Filmfest

Short Film News (SFN) -Iranian short ‘Birthday Night’ directed by Omid Shams has won a ticket to the 40th Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival. ‘Birthday Night’ which is written and directed by Omid Shams tells the story of two friends and business partners, Ahmad and Ali, who face unexpected challenges on their birthday night. [more...]

Iran’s Cinema Verite Announces International Jury

Iranian “AniMal” wins prize at Cannes Cinefondation

'Shadows in Town' wins Best Short Film Award in Australia

Documentary

10 Documentary Shorts On 2018 Oscars Shortlist

Short Film News (SFN) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 90th Academy Awards has been narrowed to 10 films, of which 5 will earn Oscar nominations. [more...]

Oscars: 15 Documentary Features Make Shortlist

Documentary Filmmaker Albert Maysles Dies At 88

Sheffield Doc/Fest director Heather Croall to step down

World News

10 Live Action Shorts Advance In 2018 Oscar Race

Short Film News (SFN) -The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards. A record 165 pictures had originally qualified in the category. [more...]

Black Nights Film Festival’s Programmer Igor Gouskov Passes Away

2017 Cannes Film Festival Announces Short Films Lineup

16th Third Eye Festival Calls for Entries

Interviews

SFN INTERVIEW / Italian Director and Producer, Uberto Pasolini

Marziyeh Riahi (SFN)- Uberto Pasolini, Italian director and producer was one of the seven members of the jury who judged fifteen short films in the International competition of 35th Fajr International Film Festival. Pasolini has BAFTA and Venice award among a long list of other awards he has so far won. As he was very busy with the festival during his stay in Tehran, we had to do the interview on short films of the festival by e-mail. [more...]

SFN INTERVIEW / Osian's Cinefan Film Festival Director, Indu Shrikent

SFN INTERVIEW / Ciak Junior Festival Director, Sergio Manfio

SFN INTERVIEW / ZOOM-ZBLIZENIA Festival Director, Sylwia Motyl-Cinkowska

Festivals


International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
Entry deadline: 1 February 2018 

Other Sites

‘Dina’ Wins Best Feature Award from International Documentary Association
Antonio Santini and Dan Sickles’ documentary “Dina” has won the International Documentary Association’s award for top feature of 2017.

Marlon Brando Documentary 'Listen to Me Marlon' Coming Soon
A revealing new documentary about the mysterious and eccentric actor Marlon Brando, titled Listen to Me Marlon, premieres later this month.

Cancer Documentary Project Draws Widespread Support
The oncology "community" is apparently jumping at the chance to show support for documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' latest PBS project -- a 6-hour film examining the history of cancer.

Sundance Selects takes Chomsky doc
Sundance Selects has picked up North American rights to Michel Gondry’s Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy? ahead of the world premiere screening as closing night at the 2013 DOC NYC Festival on November 21.

Ridley Scott and Machinima developing sci-fi short films
Ridley Scott is to executive produce twelve short sci-fi films to be distributed on a platform launched by Machinima.

Documentary Filmmaker Les Blank Dies at 77
Documentary filmmaker Les Blank died Sunday at his Berkeley, Calif., home, The New York Times reports. He was 77.

Full Frame honours trio
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will honour Jessica Yu, Molly Thompson and Amir Bar-Lev.


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