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Black Nights Film Festival’s Programmer Igor Gouskov Passes Away
Short Film News (SFN) -The Black Nights Film Festival announced that the Russian film critic and festival’s programmer Igor Gouskov has passed away. [more...]

11/18/2017 3:42:13 PM
Latest News

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

Cinema du réel Announces Films in Competition

Berlinale 2017 Announces Short Film Selections

Oscars: 15 Documentary Features Make Shortlist

Four Iranian shorts to go to Czech FilmFest

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

Iran News

Iranian “AniMal” wins prize at Cannes Cinefondation

Short Film News (SFN) - Iranian short film “Heyvan” (AniMal) written and directed by Bahram and Bahman Ark, students at the Iranian National School of Cinema snagged the Second Jury Prize at Cannes Cinefondation. [more...]

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

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

Four Iranian shorts to go to Czech FilmFest

Documentary

Oscars: 15 Documentary Features Make Shortlist

Short Film News (SFN) -The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences on Tuesday announced its shortlist of 15 documentary features. The documentary branch determined the shortlist from a pool of 145 submissions and will select the five nominees to be announced on January 24. [more...]

Documentary Filmmaker Albert Maysles Dies At 88

Sheffield Doc/Fest director Heather Croall to step down

Winterbottom’s New Doc at AFM

World News

2017 Cannes Film Festival Announces Short Films Lineup

Short Film News (SFN) -The announcement of the 2017 Official Selection will begin with the short films Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection, in the run-up to the press conference for the 70th Festival de Cannes, to be held on Thursday April14th. [more...]

Black Nights Film Festival’s Programmer Igor Gouskov Passes Away

16th Third Eye Festival Calls for Entries

Cinema du réel Announces Films in Competition

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

Tampere Film Festival
Entry Deadline: December 1st 2017

Other Sites

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.

FrightFest, Movie Mogul, Horror Channel launch short film competition
666 Short Cuts to Hell will see one filmmaker win £6,666 and the opportunity to develop a horror short or feature idea under mentorship from Movie Mogul.


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