Pro Tools
•Register a festival or a film
Submit film to festivals Promote for free or with Promo Packages

FILMFESTIVALS | 24/7 world wide coverage

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020 !

Enjoy the best of both worlds: Portal for Film & Festival News, exploring the best of the festivals community.  

An adventure to explore from imagination to reality,  the arts & talents to be discovered.

Started in 1995 connecting films to festivals, reporting and promoting festivals worldwide.

A brand new website will soon be available. Totally restructured for a better user experience.

For any collaboration, editorial contributions,  please send us an email here. Same for publicity. Please include your complete information (email and phone number).

User login

|FRENCH VERSION|

RSS Feeds 

A thousand generations live in you now. See Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in theaters December 20.

James Bond 007 No time to die 2020 Daniel Craig, Rami Malek

Trailers in 2020

paris

Special ÉCU Screening in Paris

user
Time 15 November · 19:30 - 22:00 Location Cafe Coutume, 47 rue de Babylone, 75007, Paris. Created by: The European Independent Film Festival More info ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival presents a Special Screening on the 15th of November 2011 at Cafe Cout...

Interview with ÉCU alumni Yonathan Levy (director of "Das Kind" ÉCU's 2010 Film of the festival)

user
  Yonathan Levy is a rising Israeli/French filmmaker who won ÉCU 2010′s Film of the Festival (Europe’s Best Independent Film 2010) with his touching film, Das Kind. ÉCU caught up with him at a recent screening of his film at La Mémorial de la Shoah here in Paris. 1. How did it feel to win ÉCU 2010’s Best Film award in Paris? I felt very honored to get the award, and at the same time very surprised as it was the World Premiere of “Das Kind”. ...

ÉCU's top 5 things to do in Paris in November

user
ÉCU's top 5 things to do in Paris in November Although the beginning of November is another milestone on the way to the deep midwinter, don’t despair! ÉCU has come up with a calendar of great things to do in and around Paris in the world of cinema. Even though the arrival of autumn spells the end of our Indian summer, thanks to the Festival d’Automne there will be lots to keep everyone’s mind off the gloom outside. Since 1972, the festival has offered challenging contemporary cul...

Best 5 cinemas in Paris

user
By Ed Millar   In the city where cinema was invented, it’s hardly surprising that there is a huge host of independent cinemas in Paris. For a truly unique cinematic experience, here are ÉCU’s top 5 best cinemas in Paris. If you’re looking for a typically French cinema experience, look no further than the club-ciné at Le Lieu Dit. Situated in one of Paris’ most artistic neighbourhoods, this venue not only offers a first-rate club-ciné, but also regularly ...

The Forest is Red

"The Forrest is Red" is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. This surreal, magical and philosophically charged tale examines the life of an outcast as he struggles to blend into a world where everyone searches for their own uniqueness. Check out the teaser! "The Forrest is Red" est une nouvelle soumission à l’ÉCU 2012.Ce surréaliste, conte magique et philosophiquement chargées examine la vie de pa ...

ÉCU'S September Calendar

user
By Ed Millar September – the month of the rentrée, the end of the congés annuelles and the end of sheer self indulgence, right? Not necessarily. If you have a little bit of free time to spare, why not prolong your summer by enjoying yourself with ÉCU’s recommendations for September? Even if you haven’t read the quirky, best-selling book of the same name, you’re bound to love Freakonomics’, one of this month’s most remarkable documentaries. Released on September 14th, the f...

PLEASURE the scary horror english movie by Babu Kishan

user
'PLEASURE' AEnglish Scary Horror Movie by Babu Kishan An anguished college girl Christina, deals with the recent loss of her mother whilst being slowly possessed by her craving spirit, causing Christina to give into her most carnal desires. The recent death of her mother has put Christina into a bad state, even the consolation of her best friend Allison doesn’t seem to help. To make matters worse, since her mother died Christina finds she...

ÉCU August Newsletter Update

user
It is hot, hot, hot in Paris this month! As Parisians begin to shuffle their way back from their summer vacations, the empty streets of Paris are beginning to clutter up once again. With the month of August swiftly coming to a close, it heralds the bittersweet end of summer and the start of busy spring days ahead. After a nice relaxing summer it’s time for the ÉCU team to get back to work! Although the summer has been a bit more laid back than usual, submissions are still rolling ...

Covariance

"Covariance" is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. Russell and Genevieve fall in with each other at the racetrack, but their circuitous journey leads them further and further from home. Check out the teaser! "Covariance" est une nouvelle soumission à l’ ÉCU 2012. Russel et Geneviève se rencontrent au champ de courses, mais leurs tours de pistes les écartent de plus en plus de la maison. Regardez ...

Dilli

"Dilli" is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. 'Dilli" is a moving collection of interviews with Delhi slum dwellers.  Its lens focuses on a group of dwellers, bringing to life the untold story of mass exodus of thousands who were bulldozed from their homes and transferred to a makeshift facade - Bawana without water, shelter or drainage, while the city was being beautified for Commonwealth Games 2010. Che ...

Beats of Love

"Beats of Love" is a new submission to ÉCU 2012. True love has no limits. Driven by his obsession for sound, a man goes into the city to find the perfect beat to conquer the heart of the woman of his dreams. Check out the trailer! "Beats of Love"  est une nouvelle soumission à l’ ÉCU 2012. Le véritable amour n'a pas de limites. Poussé par son obsession pour le son, un homme pénètre dans ...

Moore joins 'Jewtopia' cast

Film News: 'Avatar' thesp joins Hewitt, Sergei in play adaptation -- "Avatar" thesp Joel David Moore has landed the other male lead in Bryan Fogel's feature adaptation of the Off-Broadway hit "Jewtopia," which stars Ivan Sergei and Jennifer Love Hewitt, as Variety first reported.

Courts d’École EMC à la Péniche Cinéma

user
By Marie Thiery, intern at ÉCUHow much have you heard about homosexuality in soccer? Know anything about German expressionism? Do you really know what multiple sclerosis is? And how does the idea of a robot confessional strike you?On Wednesday, July 20th, Tiphaine Vidal and I attended the short films screening at La Péniche Cinéma and hosted by the audiovisual BTS class of 2011 photo journalist students attending the « École des métiers de la communication » (EMC).In the heart of the Parc...

ÉCU visits the 2011 Paris Cinéma Festival

user
Français From restored grand classic movies, to Pixar’s latest animated film, and not to mention a ‘Special Honor to Mexico’ showcase, there was something for everyone. The ÉCU team went to the festival to gather audience reactions. “So much action! Stimulation overload!”, “A high quality festival affordable for most people” and “10 days of REAL cinema” … were some of the reactions towards the Tuesday evening at the end of the MK2 Bibliothèque festiva...

The Living Theatre: A Day in the Life of Paris

user
The Living Theatre: A Day in the Life of Paris Français German By Jen Wallace and Marc Rickenbach   On May 25, at Le Pavé d’Orsay, a narrow empty space tucked away in Paris’ 7th, we attended the Introductory Cocktail and Press hour celebrating the return of The Living Theatre to Paris after a twenty year absence. The following weekend, in collaboration with the Bilingual Acting Workshop, The Living Theatre would hold a workshop and two perfor...

Cinema and Paris: A Love Story

user
Cinema and Paris: A Love Story From Paris Blues to Midnight in Paris, not forgetting Last Tango in Paris… So many cinematic masterpieces were born on the streets of the capital! In the background or as a central subject, Paris has always attracted and fascinated filmmakers from all over the world. Putting its movement, its sparkle, its darkness and its beauty at the disposal of artists who come to immortalise it on a reel. The city of light shows its fidelity to th...

ÉCU Launch Party 2011

If you think our festivals are all work and no play, you're wrong! Our launch party this year was awesome! Here's a short clip that proves it. Si vous pensez que nos festivals se résume à beaucoup de travail et peu de loisirs, vous avez tort ! Notre réception cette année était extra ! Voici un extrait qui le prouve.

ÉCU Launch Party 2011

user
If you think our festivals are all work and no play, you’re wrong! Our launch party this year was awesome! Here’s a short clip that proves it. http://bit.ly/iUZztq Si vous pensez que nos festivals se résume à beaucoup de travail et peu de loisirs, vous avez tort ! Notre réception cette année était extra ! Voici un extrait qui le prouve.    http://bit.ly/iUZztq ...

May 31st Special Screenings Event

Tuesday night, May 31st, ÉCU hosted its first of our year-round Special Screenings Event in Paris for two films that won awards at the 2011 festival; Paths of Hate, winner of Best Animation, featuring two combat fighters at war with each other; and Salam Rugby, winner of Best Non European Independent Documentary, following the first women rugby class ever organized in Tehran. The evening event which ran from 20h to 23h was held in the eclectic "Café Coutume," ...

Festival international de films d'animation Croq'Anime

Croq’Anime organise sa 4ème édition du festival de films d’animation de Paris les 7,8 et 9 septembre 2012.

Évènement gratuit et ouvert à tous, le festival met en lumière les nouveaux talents de cet art.

Vous êtes autodidactes ou étudiants, professionnels ou amateurs, envoyez-nous vos courts-métrages, toutes techniques et sans thème imposé.

Date limite d'envoi de vos films le 30 juin 2012

 

Hello everyone!

 

Croq'Anime is organizing its 5th international short animated festival.

 

Open to students, amateurs, independent or professional directors, our goal is to show the public talents of animated short films from all over the world, based on scenario and image quality and originality.

 

All techniques of animation allowed (2D, 3D, puppets…)

 

Deadline submission on June 30th 2012

Inscription/submission : 

http://www.croqanime.org/festival.php

ÉCU Special Screening at Café COUTUME

user
ÉCU is excited to host our first post-2011 festival screening, where we will be featuring two “Europe’s Best Independent” awarded films at Café COUTUME, located in central Paris. This showing will be one of many special screenings ÉCU will be hosting in Paris in the next few months. Make sure you sign up with our ÉCU Members Club to get premier access to all of our screenings! To obtain your passes now, click here: ...

End of Cannes Film Festival 2011

user
Now that the Cannes Film Festival has come to the end of its 12 day run, we can say that 2011 was full of change and excitement! Lots of fun, but definitely lots of work and preparation as well! The Closing Ceremony dished out all the glamour that we have come to expect from the Cannes Film festival, and DeNiro was more than willing to play the part as this year’s Jury President, distributing the coveted trophies to the winning directors and stars of the evening. Despit...

ÉCU in Cannes- Interview with filmmaker David Jakubovic

Meet young and talented filmmaker David Jakubovic. In the interview he is talking about his latest film "The Forrest is Red", a story of awkward, socially dysfunctional Nathan. Check it out! Rencontrez cineaste indépendant David Jakubovic.

Submit to ECU 2012

We’re excited to open up submissions here in Cannes for the seventh edition of ÉCU, taking place from March 30th to April 1st 2012 in Paris, France. We can’t wait to see what you all have to show us this year! Pour tous nos fans ÉCU prêts et impatients – nous sommes désormais prêts d’accepter toutes vos soumissions 2012! Nous attendons avec grande impatience pour vos submissions!
gersbach.net