Pandemia Film Festival: selected films

Finally, after all the twists and turns of 2020, we announce the selected films for the Pandemia online film festival. The past year has shown that pandemic and lockdown have affected the style, approach and editing of short films. Filmmakers found themselves constrained in their choice of means and opportunities to organise filming. However, new forms[…]

Domestic Violence Cinema

Domestic Violence in Cinema

The United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The premise of the day is to raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject to rape, domestic violence and other forms of violence; furthermore, one of the aims of the[…]

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Artificial Intelligence Film Section

Artificial Intelligence in the Film Festival The Film Festival “Nefiltravanae Kino” announces a unique film program composed by artificial intelligence. The selection of films and the winners in the new section will be carried out by a two-layer convolution neural network. The model has been trained to mark films, using more than fifty information parameters[…]

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Best reviewed festival

The Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals Our team was notified that the Short Movie Club film festival Nefiltravanae Kino has ranked as one of the Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals on FilmFreeway for the month of June! According to reviews from real FilmFreeway users, our festival ranks in the top 1.5% of more than 9,000[…]

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Genius Loci Weimar

Genius Loci Weimar: Video Mapping – Immersive & Barrier-free It can be said that a person lives in an artificial environment. Since some time, the physical environment has been supplemented by the digital environment, if no substitution has taken place. In other words, the virtual world has become a reality. And we are dealing with[…]

Crowdfunding for filmmakers

Crowdfunding for filmmakers with the Short Movie Club An accelerator of crowdfunding for filmmakers. The film crowdfunding campaign can be more effective with the Short Movie Club. Hello, we’ve upgraded our accelerating crowdfunding page. So now you can add your film crowdfunding campaign to the Short Movie Club list. Then we will make a mass mailing[…]

Gender & Film

The rubric is dedicated to research in film theory. Every month we will publish the most interesting scholarly articles, which were presented at the film studies conference in Minsk on March 13, 2020, with the support of the Short Movie Club. This time you will find a paper devoted to gender issues in movies. This time it’s[…]

Dekel Berenson

Interview with Dekel Berenson

Now our guest, director of the short film ANNA, the winner of the Short Movie Club Film Festival, Dekel Berenson. According to the IMDb page, Dekel Berenson is a writer, director, and graphic designer. Drawing inspiration from traveling to more than sixty countries, Dekel explores real-world social and humanitarian issues. His 2nd film Ashmina won[…]

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April COVID-cinema news

Updated lists of film grants, free courses, streams, and major festivals … April COVID news Well, they say it’s a tough time for the film industry. We have updated the list of film grants for 2020. We also want to present you a mini-guide to the most prestigious film festivals. Look details here Did you know that Toronto[…]

Nefiltravanae Kino

SMCFF 2020. How it was…

Going back to past events again. I wonder how we managed to get the festival through the last days before quarantine! This festival of 2020 can be rightly called a COVID film festival. Many of our guests, if they were able to come to the festival, have returned to quite different countries than those from[…]

Filmmakers stories

Filmmakers & Filmmaking Stories: James Dilg

We filmed the outside scenes downtown Great Falls around 12-1 pm. A lot of workers have their lunch at that time which was funny, us being outside w/ a gimbal operator on a wheelchair going backwards to film our talent walking w/ a big boom mic and great falls being on their lunch to watch[…]

psychology in movies

PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES IN MOVIES

We start a new rubric dedicated to research in film theory. Every month we will publish the most interesting scholarly articles, which were presented at the film studies conference in Minsk on March 13, 2020, with the support of the Short Movie Club. This time you will find a paper devoted to psychological issues in movies. This[…]

Winners film festival 2020

WINNERS OF THE 6th SHORT MOVIE CLUB FILM FESTIVAL

WINNERS OF THE 6th SHORT MOVIE CLUB FILM FESTIVAL “NEFILTRAVANAE KINO” Winners of the 6th edition of the Short Movie Club Film Festival “NEFILTRAVANAE KINO”. The festival was held on March 13-15, 2020 in Minsk, Belarus. GRAND-PRIX + The Best Belarussian Film ALL ACTIVITIES ACCORDING TO THE PLAN Ales Lapo (Belarus, 13 min) The young[…]

UPCOMING DEADLINES OF QUALIFIED FESTIVALS WITH SHORT FILM COMPETITION

UPCOMING DEADLINES OF QUALIFIED FESTIVALS WITH SHORT FILM COMPETITION We selected FIAPF, Academy Qualified Film Festivals deadline with short film competitions that are not on the Filmfreeway. A list of the rest qualified festivals on the Filmfreeway is here. ALL QUALIFIED FESTIVALS RELATED ARTICLES: ALL ARTICLES: PROJECTS:  

Making A Case for the Short

Making A Case for the Short The article “Making A Case for the Short” was submitted on behalf of the Lake Travis Film Festival. The Lake Travis Film Festival (LTFF) is a new festival with an eye to showcasing filmmakers and screenwriters from around the globe with authenticity, vision, and purpose. The festival aims to connect[…]

HOW I GOT INTO MAKING FILMS

HOW I GOT INTO MAKING FILMS by Moira Rowan The Short Movie Club launches a column that dedicates filmmaking contexts. We will share the filmmaker’s stories about how they got into making films or about the challenges they were faced with. We hope that this article would be interesting not for filmmakers only but for all[…]