CALL FOR INTERNS/ VOLUNTEERS
NISI MASA – European Network of Young Cinema is looking for 3 interns / volunteers to work on next and big projects of the Network. We are looking for dynamic and creative people, with a passion for cinema, and with NISI MASA spirit!
Take a look on the three calls for interns:
- Graphic Designer:
NISI MASA is looking for a very creative intern Graphic Designer.
The intern will take care of the design of website, as well as the graphic design of all the NISI MASA publications.
He/ She must have graphic design tools knowledge and lots of creativity!
- Mas y Mas Manager:
Mas y Mas is NISI MASA monthly newsletter, focused on a different theme each month and read by a thousand of people each month.
NISI MASA is looking for an intern who can take care of its edition every month. The intern would be in charge of choosing the monthly theme, proposing topics for articles and compelling them to edit the magazine.
Communication / Journalism studies and passion for cinema are required!
- Assistant Project Manger of the event GENERATOR: Youth Audiovisual Forum
NISI MASA is working in a big project: “GENERATOR: Youth Audiovisual forum” in Strasbourg in January, and we have a lot to do!
NISI MASA is looking for a French intern, with a good knowledge of English and in some way related with Strasbourg (do you live there? do you know the city? do you have friends there?), to assist the project managers.
The intern would help the project managers finding funding for the project, looking for partners and co-organizing the event.
If you’re interested, send us your CV, together with a motivation letter before the 29th of October!
And to cheer you up, click here!
You can send your application to email@example.com
From the 15th of November you will be part of NISI MASA.
NISI MASA Estonia is pleased to announce that they are organizing for the second time, Nisimazine Tallinn. The workshop take place from 17th to 25th of November in Tallinn, Estonia, during the biggest film festival in Estonia: Black Night’s Film Festival
This project involves a film journalism workshop for international young film critics and their mentors. The team of 9 writers, 1 video blogger, 1 web designer and 3 photographers from European countries aged 18-30 will be covering the film festival’s programme through unique newsletters that will be sent out to Nisimazine readers around the globe.
At Nisimazine Tallinn, the participants cover the festival in the traditional Nisimazine frames of review, in focus articles, portraits, interviews and of course many photos depicting the best moments of the festival. In addition to daily newsletters, all the texts will be published online in the official Nisimazine website.
As usual in Nisimazine, editing and publishing processes will be led by experienced mentors Mirona Nicola (Romania) for writers and Johanna Kinnari (Finland) for photographers. Nisimazine is a great opportunity to develop professional skills in film journalism, meet new people with the same interest, and, of course, explore and enjoy the variety of the festival’s programme.
Below, you can enjoy the daily newsletters result of the film journalism workshop in Tallinn! Enjoy the reading!
- Review of Loving
- Review of Oh Boy
- Interview with Cory McAbee
- Review of Almost 18
- Review of For Ellen
- Interview with Jan Ole Gerster
- Review of The Daughter
- Review of The Punk Syndrome
- Interview withMarek Rudnicki
- Review of The Sessions
- Review of A Caretaker's Tale
- Interview with the director and the executive producer of Mona
- Review of The Conspiracy
- Review of Eastalgia
- Review of Demons
- Review of Compliance- Interview with Mik Granström
- Review of Everybody's Gone
- Review of Smashed
- Interview with Simon Aberger
To get aqcuinted with the previous Nisimazine’s, you can go here
Organizer: NGO Nisi Masa Estonia, part of the NISI MASA network (www.nisimasa.com )
It’s been already 3 months, but Bright Young Screens seminar is still so on!
Now, our book “Bright Young Screens: Developing Intercultural Dialogue and non-formal education through youth film festivals” is hitting the Film Festival Academy Website!
In case you don’t know, The Film Festival Academy is an international community network for film festival professionales, composed by a wide film community of filmmakers, distributors, film critics, students and academics. The Academy provides a credible and ethical space for knowledge exchange, vocational training, and actual collaboration.
Read what they say about us here!
The always interesting Filmfest Hamburg invited two of our Nisimazine bloggers to cover this year's edition. Michaela Pnacekova and Franziska Knupper where in charge to bring you the reviews and articles of the most interesting films shown during the festival.
Here, find the list of articles and interviews that our journalists did during Filmfest Hamburg:
- 170 Hz, by Joost van Ginkel
- Interview Bjarup Riis, Director of This Life
- Interview Marek Rozenbaum, Producer of God’s neighbours
- Inteview Michael Mayer, Director of Out in the Dark
- Never too late, by Ido Fluk
- Turning, by Charles Atlas
- Interview Yolande Zauberman, Director of Would you have sex with an Arab?
For the first time, the Nisimazine team arrives to Kaunas International Film Festival to make a huge coverage on its daring and interesting programme.
The team, composed by Aiste Račaitytė, Vaidė Legotaitė, Ugnė Česnavičiūtė, Ugnė Gudzinskaitė, Donata Juškelytė, Saulius Kovalskas from Lithuania and Zowi Vermeire, Basha de Bruijn, Eva Huijgen, Anne Kervers (The Netherlands), Sami Pöyry, Hannaleena Hauru,Timo Mäkeläinen, Ilja Rautsi (Finland), Ana Rodrigues, Fernando Vasquez, Tiago Dias (Portugal) Tomas Tengmark (Sweden) has worked hard on the e-booK, which includes reviews, interviews and "in focus" articles!
Click on the cover to read it!
If you want a .pdf copy, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also read the newsletter done during the festival:
- Interview with Ursula Meyer
- Review of Gulf stream under the Iceberg
- Review of Tabu
- Interview with Aik Karapetian
- Review of People Out There
- Review of Lonely Island
- Interview with Yevgeny Pashkevich
- Review of At night I fly
- Review of Keyhole
- Interview with Dovilė Gasiūnaitė
- Review of Narcissus
- Review of Alps
- Interview with Marius Holst
- Review of Bestiary
- Review of Donoma
- Interview withKleber Mendoça
- Review of Neighbouring Sounds
- Review of Anton Corbijn: Inside Out
- Interview with Yevgeny Pashkevich
- Review of Spain
- Review of Beast Paradise
CALL FOR PROJECTS
Our friends from Torino Film Lab have just launched two calls for participants for their Script&Pitch and the Writer’s Room. Grab a pen and a paper and get ready to apply!
One more year, TorinoFilmLab, in partnership with NISI MASA and Le Groupe Ouest, organized a new edition of Script&Pitch, an advanced script development course for scriptwriters and directors of feature films all over the world.
TorinoFilmLab is looking for 16 projects, which will be developed in a 9 months-course (from March to November 2013, including 3 residential workshops and 2 on line sessions. The course will follow the entire scriptwriting process and will end with a final pitch in front of film professionals (producers, distributors, etc), which will take place during the Meeting Event in November 2013, during the next Torino Film Festival.
Script&Picth is open to professional scriptwriters, writer-directors, as well as to writer-producers and development executives with a good knowledge of English, as it’s the working language of all Script&Picth workshops and meetings.
Workshop locations & dates
- First residential workshop: 11-17 March 2013 (location to be confirmed)
- Second residential workshop: 16-22 June 2013 (Brignogan, France)
- Third residential workshop and Meeting Event: 21-27 November 2013 (Turin, Italy)
The workshop locations and dates are subject to change.
- SANG MÊLÉ by Paloma Aguilera Valdebenito (Netherlands/Chile)
- CROSSING by Eicke Bettinga (Germany)
- THE CONVERT by Benjamin Cantu (Germany/Hungary)
- PARI by Siamak Etemadi (Greece/Iran)
- TEMPORADA DE CAZA by Natalia Garagiola (Argentina)
- (UNTITLED) by Hannaleena Hauru (Finland)
- QUIT STARING AT MY PLATE by Hana Jusic (Croatia)
- THE GOOD SOLDIER by Balint Kenyeres & Eva Zabezsinszkij (Hungary)
- HOME by Michalis Konstantatos (Greece)
- COUREUR by Kenneth Mercken (Belgium)
- THE WAIT by Piero Messina (Italy)
- DOGS by Bogdan Mirica (Romania)
- PSYCOGRAPHY by Matheus Parizi (Brazil)
- PIGS ON THE WIND by Stergios Paschos (Greece)
- MASAKRA PROFANA by Kristoffer Rus (Sweden/Poland) & Jarosław Stawirej (Poland)
- SALT by William Vega (Colombia)
The story editor trainees participating in the programme are:
- Zsuzsanna Kiràly (Austria)
- Matthieu Taponier (France/USA)
- Gülin Üstün (Turkey)
- Ariadna Vázquez Garcìa (Spain)
This year, and in collaboration with Power to the Pixel, TorinoFilmLab offers the Writer’s Room, focused on the process of developing two transmedia projects within a team framework. There will be two call for applications:
Call for transmedia projects:
Two transmedia projects will be selected to participate in the Writer’s Room 2013. The projects considered eligible must be fiction-based narrative and extend to more than one platform. In addition to the 2 authors with projects, 3 transmedia developers will be selected to join the workshop process, thereby completing the Writer’s Room team.
The team will work together under the guidance of tutor and story editor Gino Ventriglia, plus additional trainers with background in i.e and game development.
The Writer’s Room is aimed at professionals working across different platforms and media, such as story architects, games writers, audience engagement designers, online content developers, writers (script, TV, journalists etc.) and producers, who have experience within cross-media production.
Deadline for applications is closed.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!
Breaking Ground, our member from the Netherlands, is getting ready for the new season and it is yet again time for a new student competition, co-organized by the Go Short International Short Film Festival in Nijmegen and BG, that will take place from 13-17 March 2013.
In the past three years, they have seen some very interesting, motivational and beautiful student short films that were selected for the Breaking Shorts competition. Now, they’re hoping to receive a lot of those recently completed student films again so Breaking Ground and Go Short can set up once more a programme which you cannot miss.
Call For Entries:
Send in your film for the Go Short International Short Film Festival of 2013 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The best student film will win a prize and all of the films will also compete for the Audience Award.
Want to submit your film?
All (geographical) European Student shorts completed after March 1, 2011
(max 40 minutes) are eligible for this competition.
For films made between March 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011: August 17, 2012
For films made in 2012: November 1, 2012
CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS
Come to Prague and discover the city from a different perspective! Register for the second edition of international short film workshop and festival Kino Kabaret Praha 2012 which will take place 24-29 September at Prague’ s NoD club (Dlouhá 33, Prague 1). The experimental space NoD will serve as a production meeting place, base for postproduction and also screening place of the freshly made films in 2 x 60 hours.
Kino Kabaret is opened for all DIRECTORS, DOPs, SOUND ENGINEERS, ACTORS, EDITORS, SCREENWRITERS, MUSIC COMPOSERS & MUSICIANS, MAKE-UP ARTISTS, COSTUME DESIGNERS, ART DIRECTORS, VFX, 2D, 3D ARTISTS, ASSISTANTS and anyone who is interested to take part in fun/low-budget/adrenalin filmmaking!
This year we will have also SILENT SCREENING night, so we welcome all MUSICIANS to take part and compose music for the silent films which will be produced during Kino Kabaret.
Kino Kabaret is a non-competition concept of filmmaking. All the filmmakers make films for pleasure, they cooperate with other international filmmakers and learn from each other under this motto: “Do well with nothing, do better with little and do it right now!“
Deadline for registration is 9 September.
We accept up to 80 applicants from all over the world on first come, first-served basis. The registration fee for the whole event is only 28 EUR and includes free breakfast at the kinolab for the whole week and a free accommodation at local participants’ places. Accommodation in a hostel in case of occupancy of all the local participants’ places can be arranged inexpensively.
More info: www.kinopraha.cz
Would you like to work with an international and pan-European team?
Would you like to get acquainted with the ways European film culture works and get involved with project management?
Would you like to attend interesting film related events (film festivals, workshops, trainings)? If your answer to these questions is positive, then you are the right person to apply!
We are looking for 2 volunteers that would work closely together in the Network Department of NISI MASA. Your tasks would be:
If you would like to gain experience in these fields and help NISI MASA a few hours per week, please, send your CV and a short cover letter to: email@example.com
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
(Picture still from 'The Apartment' by Billy Wilder)
BOOK OF PROJECTS 2013!
The second round of European Short Pitch will start on 1st of March in Luxembourg in collaboration with Discovery Zone, The Luxembourg City Film Festival and you can already have a look at the Book of Projects where you'll find all information about the 25 selected projects of European Short Pitch 2013! Click on the cover to read it!
To kick off this second round, on 1st of March we'll be hosting a Panel Discussion, moderated by Matthieu Darras, to talk about the spread of co-production in the short film world. With the participation of Louise Bellicaud & Ron Dyens (Sacrebleu), Amel Bouzid (Novak Prod) & Marcell Gerő(Campfilm), Kaśka Krośny (East of West Cinema AB) & Joanna Solecka (Wajda Studio), Martin Repka and Daniele Segre (Redibis Film). Read more about the Panel here.
The two following days, 2nd and 3rd of March, will be dedicated to the co-production forum where the selected projects will be pitched in front of producers from all around Europe.
Read it online here.
You can download it too!
Download the Book of Producers
Read online the Book of Producers
SELECTED PROJECTS 2013!
NISI MASA is thrilled to announce the names of the 25 projects selected for the 7th edition of European Short Pitch!
These projects will have the opportunity to be developed through a scriptwriting workshop (8th to 13rd January) in Zagreb, Croatia and to be pitched in front of European film producers during a Coproduction Forum (1st to 3rd March) in Luxembourg City (Luxembourg).
And to round out our final list of participants for European Short Pitch 2013, we’re very glad to announce our Croatian Selection. Dea Jagic with The Story of the Lost Boy and Ana Vilenica with The Fire.
Welcome aboard! Happy to have you residing by our side!
Now, no more waiting, check out the list of selected participants:
- Anesthesia - Sahiti Noar (Kosovo)
- Ballad - Banhazi Judit (Hungary)
- Deadboy - Kotzamani Konstantina (Greece)
- The Memory of the Future - Steiner David (France)
- The Fire - Ana Vilenica (Croatia)
- Free Love - De Kroon Jantiene (Netherland)
- The Gender Reassignment Musical - Istrate Adina (Romania)
- Honey can you take my Human for a Walk - Subic Miha (Slovenia)
- Infinita Tristeza - Galligani Gabriele (Italy)
- The hidden Eldery of Paris - Bogdan Alina (Romania)
- The Key To A Man's Heart - Schlesinger James (United Kingdom)
- Ana - Pipo Carla (Spain)
- Mr. Cat & Sparrow - Patmanidis Vasilis (Greece)
- MR. Nelu - Baltatu Oana (Romania)
- The Noise Maker - Kaupinis Karolis (Lithuania)
- Bright Shadow - Oakley Claire (United Kingdom)
- Purim Shpiel - Alishenas Yashar (Sweden)
- Saturday - Forshaw Mike (United Kingdom)
- The Seventh - Debowski Grzegorz (Poland)
- Behind the door - Iakovleva Olga (Russia)
- Wake me up - Dea Jagic (Croatia)
- Tigers - Toivoniemi Jenni (Finland)
- To leave or not to live - Belenitskaya Nina (Russia)
- The Queen of England stole my parents - Pocius Justinas (Lithuania)
- Witch's Milk - Jehle Martin (Germany)
Five professionals related with the art of scriptwriting will be tutoring and guiding the 25 participants of the 7th edition of European Short Pitch. Here you have their names (if you want to know more about them click here):
- Fabienne Aguado
- Orsolya Benko
- Nadja Dumouchel
- Razvan Radulescu
- Leonardo Staglianò
MEET THE JURY 2013!
From the 15th till the 16th of November, the European Short Pitch jury will gather during the 28th edition of the Interfilm International Short Filmfestival in Berlin, to discuss, dissect and select the 25 projects which will be taking part in the 7th edition of European Short Pitch.
If this sounds exciting, just wait to know the names of the Jury 2013!
- Lucio Besana (Writer/Director – ESP 2012)
- Eni Brandner (Filmmaker/Visual Artist - Head, Heart & Brain of Enimation – ESP 2012)
- Lydia Castellano (Writer/Director - ESP 2007)
- Jerome Nunes (Writer/Director/Producer - ESP Coproduction Forum Manager)
- Fabrizio Parisi (Writer/Director - Wannabe Waiter – ESP 2011)
- Michaela Pňačeková (Festival Organizer/Programmer and Head of Network Department NISI MASA)
- Marija Škrlec (Writer – ESP 2011)
- Júlia Széphelyi (Writer - Creative Consultant at AZT-Media – ESP 2012)
- Wim Vanacker (Writer/Director - Head of - Script Department NISI MASA)
- Jakub Viktorin (Producer - Managing Director of Visegrad Film Forum)
- Avgousta Zourelidi (Director – ESP 2012)
CALL FOR PROJECTS - CLOSED!
This is the moment you've all been waiting for. NISI MASA – European Network For Young Cinema is proud to announce the Call for Projects for its 7th edition of EUROPEAN SHORT PITCH.
EUROPEAN SHORT PITCH is an initiative aimed at promoting European coproduction of short films which combines a scriptwriting workshop in residency, an on-line session and a Coproduction Forum bringing together scriptwriters and industry professionals from all over Europe.
EUROPEAN SHORT PITCH 2013 will consist of two main events:
1. The Scriptwriting Workshop: 8th to 13rd January 2013 in Zagreb (Croatia)
2. The Coproduction Forum: 1st to 3rd March in Luxembourg City (Luxembourg)
NISI MASA is calling for projects from writers, directors and producers (aged between 18-35 years old) with international short film projects in development. Your nationality or country of residence should be one of the member countries of the MEDIA Programme (European Union + Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland). European Short Pitch will also select up to 3 projects from non-member countries of the MEDIA Programme where NISI MASA has a member organisation: Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Russia and Ukraine.
For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
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