CAN WE MEASURE HAPPINESS* OF FILMMAKING?

*In this article I express happiness in terms of satisfaction with achieving one’s aims in filmmaking. Two months ago I sent a survey out to filmmakers, asking them to clearly state the reasons they are still part of the filmmaking community. Also, I asked them for such details as years of experience, gender, country, aims,[…]

Shorts Art Hubble has updated

Hey friends! We have updated our «Shorts AtrHubble» that is a tool to make studies. So our first subject is devoted to such unclear issue as «DO NON-ARTISTIC FACTORS AFFECT FILM SELECTING»? Really, are inspiration and virtuosity enough for a filmmaker to be heard in the field of contemporary art? We’ve selected such «non-artistic factors» as CATEGORY, GENRE, LENGTH, and[…]

IV SMCFF: How it was…

The festival was held on February, 23-25. Snow, ice, blue winter sky, hot venues, vine, blasted films, communication circle, night parties and music are details that contents Short Movie Club Film Festival or Unfiltered Cinema (as known for the local audience mostly). In fact, the fest started on one day before. Dranik-party turned to an[…]

Winners of the IV SMCFF

GRAND-PRIX TUNDRA Karim Ouelhaj (Belgium, 29 min.) Tundra is the chaotic odyssey of « the greek », a man who faces the irrational violence of the modern society and loses control. Destitued of everything except his critical sense, he lets himself drift along with the current. With humor, and sometimes with ferocity, he will continue[…]

The schedule and programmes of the IV SMCFF

 February, 23 19.00 — Unfiltered Cinema Museum of Belarussian Cinema 21.30 — Opening. Unfiltered Cinema Art-Space «MIOD»  February, 24  — Virtual Reality Section  (rescheduled to Sunday, 16.30)  15.00 — Unfiltered Cinema National Centre for Contemporary Arts 17.00 — Animation Section National Centre for Contemporary Arts 18.00 — Experimental Section National Centre for Contemporary Arts 21.00 — Fiction Section CinemaTheatre Velcome Cinema    February, 25[…]

Meet … Julien Eon

…The problem is that today a lot of festivals only care about a certain type of films … here in France it’s getting very boring when you’re a festival goer … still care for a free style & innovative cinema … so let’s shoot again ! We start a new column dedicated to directors, to our participants.[…]

WINNERS

GRAND-PRIX AURORA, dir. DIEGO FANDOS (Czech, Spain; 11 min)  THE BEST FICTION FILM ENTRE DEUX EAUX, dir. PATRICE CORDONNIER (France , Morocco; 28 min)  THE BEST DOCUMENTARY THE LAST SIGNAL, dir. OMAR SHAMI (Lebanon; 23 min) THE BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM STAFF AS DREAMS, dir. GULI SILBERSTEIN (United Kindom; 5 min) THE BEST ANIMATION THE THREE TALES FROM[…]

Call for entries is open!

Dear friends, Our team opens the call for entries to the 4d edition of Short Movie Club (2018 February, 23-25). We are awaiting your films, fresh ideas, amazing works where you want to say something new or try hand at the festival circuit. No one film stays without due consideration and feedback. Fill free to start discussion[…]

Winners Award Announce

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2d edition of the International Film Festival «Short Movie Club». The awarding ceremony was occured at the Azgur Muzeum in Minsk on February, 26.   GRAND-PRIX  «I Love M.U.M» dir. Tuck Fai Leong (Malaysia and Taiwan) GRAND-PRIX «I Love M.U.M» dir. Tuck Fai Leong Malaysia and Taiwan  […]