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Jul 10 2015

LARS presents European Short Pitch

Published by under LARS,NISI MASA

In 2016 LARS will be for the 2nd time partner of the European Short Pitch (ESP), organised by Nisi Masa, a network of young cinema organisations. European Short Pitch is an initiative aimed at promoting the European coproduction of short-films. It combines a scriptwriting workshop in residency and a coproduction forum bringing together scriptwriters, directors […]

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Mar 21 2015


Published by under LuxFilmFest,NISI MASA

SOURCE: In the Luxembourg morning sun we sit together with the radiant Ayshea Halliwell and Miha Manea who are here to enlighten us about their short The Family Who Hid in the Cellar. – Tell us something more about your story. You are not really hopeful about the future, right? Halliwell: Our story is […]

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Mar 14 2015

Ayshea Halliwell wins ESP

Published by under NISI MASA

SOURCE: This weekend the 9th annual European Short Pitch competition came to an end. In the presence of Norbert Laporte (Film Fund Luxembourg) and Marie-Anne Theriez (Espera Prod) the awards for Best Pitch and Post-production were handed out at the closing ceremony. Attended by 50 producers from all over Europe, we honoured the cherished […]

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Apr 26 2014

ESP 2012 Participant selected for the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes

SOURCE: THE CHICKEN BY UNA GUNJAK – CRITICS’ WEEK SELECTION Cannes Critics’ Week has uncovered this year’s selections. We are proud to announce that former ESP participant Una Gunjak is part of it. The Cannes International Film Festival has displayed all of its selections in the previous weeks and it looks luscious. Among the […]

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Mar 28 2014

Nisi Masa European Short Pitch 2014

SOURCE: Nisi Masa in a few words Nisi Masa is a network of associations comprising 31 members based in 28 countries all over Europe. Nisi Masa’s main goal is to organise workshops and share know-how, bring people together, and bridge the gap between film students and film professionals. Nisi Masa is composed of four […]

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Mar 05 2014

Short film “Beast of burden” wins European Short Pitch award

Published by under Discovery Zone,NISI MASA

SOURCE: The short film “Beast of Burden” by young Croatian director Daina O. Pusic has won the European Short Pitch award in Luxembourg, the film’s production company, Slavica Film, said on Tuesday. The European Short Pitch is an initiative for the development of co-production of short films in Europe and its programme consists of […]

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Feb 25 2014

European Short Pitch 2014

The European Short Pitch is coming to Luxembourg once again! In January the writers of 23 carefully selected short film projects (among them two from Luxembourg) met in Bratislava for an intensive workshop with five distinguished tutors. After three more months spent honing their scripts, they are now ready to present their projects at a […]

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Jan 02 2014

DAZOO European Short Pitch Interviews: Pedro Flores

SOURCE: The Portuguese writer-director on his connection with short films, Godard and his latest project “Nausea” Why was it important for you to apply to the European Short Pitch? I look at the European Short Pitch as an opportunity to discuss my script with experienced screenwriters, to be able to pitch it to European […]

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Dec 29 2013

DAZOO European Short Pitch Interviews: Cristina Grosan

SOURCE: Why was it important for you to apply to the European Short Pitch? I applied to several workshops because there are very few opportunities for short film development/funding in Eastern Europe, and we need to use all the available opportunities. One of our biggest satisfactions was being chosen for the European Short Pitch […]

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Dec 26 2013

DAZOO European Short Pitch Interviews: Claire Fowler

SOURCE: Why was it important for you to apply to the European Short Pitch? I’ve wanted to make my short film NOODLES for a couple of years now but no suitable funding opportunities have arisen in my home country in that time. The European short pitch seemed like a perfect opportunity to bring it […]

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