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Filmmakers / Donnie Yen and Mike Tyson filming Ip Man 3
« Last post by Blade~ on May 10, 2017, 08:37:14 am »
A short behind the scene video showing Donnie Yen and Mike Tyson during filming one of the fight scenes for the movie Ip Man 3 in 2015.

Watch the video: here
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News & Events / 13th Zurich Film Festival is open for submissions!
« Last post by ZurichFilmFestival on April 11, 2017, 05:55:21 am »
Dear filmmakers,

The 13th Zurich Film Festival is now open for submissions!


The festival season officially starts with the Call for Entries, which began February 15th. Films can be submitted via the platform Withoutabox.

Competition categories


The competition comprises of the following three categories:

  • International Feature Film Competition
  • International Documentary Film Competition
  • Focus Switzerland, Germany, Austria (Feature Films and Documentary Films)
The Golden Eye endowed with a CHF 25,000 cash prize will be awarded in each of the two categories International Feature Film Competition and International Documentary Film Competition by two separate juries. The Golden Eye endowed with a CHF 20,000 cash prize will be awarded in the competition category Focus Switzerland, Germany, Austria by a separate jury. Winning films with Swiss distribution further profit from P&A contribution for a theatrical release in Switzerland.

Competition entry requirements
Submissions to the competition must fulfill the following criteria:

-Director's 1st, 2nd or 3rd feature-length film (> 60 min)
-Projects completed after October 1, 2016
-Minimum status requirement: Swiss Premiere at ZFF




Out of Competition sections

(Documentary Films, Feature Films, Series)

  • Gala Premieres   
  • Special Screenings
  • New World View
  • Border Lines
  • Window to the World
  • TVision
  • ZFF for Kids
   
Submissions to the Non Competition sections must fulfill the following criteria:


-Films must be at least 60 minutes long (except TV pilots)
-Projects completed after October 1, 2016
-Minimum status requirement: Swiss Premiere at ZFF



Submission fee: 75 Euro

Please submit your film here: https://www.withoutabox.com/01festival/01t_acc/01t_acc_edit.php?festival_id=5030

For questions regarding submissions, please contact Christine Albrecht (christine.albrecht@zff.com).

We're looking forward to receiving your submission!
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Special Effects / Short CGI study
« Last post by Blade~ on February 05, 2017, 04:05:55 pm »
A short CGI example
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Equipment & Technology / Review: Canon EOS C700 camera
« Last post by Blade~ on February 05, 2017, 03:47:16 pm »
Review the new Canon Cinema EOS C700 camera
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Filmmakers / Behind the scene: Sword Master 三少爺的劍
« Last post by Blade~ on December 19, 2016, 03:26:38 pm »
This short video shows some of the highlights from the making of the 'Sword Master'. The video is in Chinese language but gives insights to how modern martial arts movies are made.

Sword Master 三少爺的劍: The making of
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Advertising / International Screenwriters Association
« Last post by Blade~ on June 11, 2016, 06:56:11 pm »
The ISA is an International Community that supports you with the resources and prospects that can propel your career as a professional screenwriter. Join our community of more than 84 000 members with more than 5 000 directors.

Visit the website: ISA
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News & Events / Manhattan Short
« Last post by Blade~ on June 11, 2016, 05:26:57 pm »
Filmmakers have until the end of July to get their films in if they wish to be part of the 19th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival set to take place in over 250 cinemas spanning 6 continents between Sept 23-Oct 2, 2016. Over 100,000 film lovers will not only view the finalists but will judge them as well with votes being sent through to NYC where the winner will be announced on Oct 2, 2016.  Films should be no longer then 18 minutes in length. The festival will allow for 1 to 2 minutes leeway to suit the filmmaker’s vision.

Click here to enter: http://www.manhattanshort.com/film-entry.html
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Advertising / Delight Rent (Europe)
« Last post by Blade~ on December 23, 2015, 04:37:31 pm »
Rent equipment for film making world wide:

http://delight-rent.com/
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News & Events / Hong Kong Actor Tony Leung Receives French Arts Honor
« Last post by Blade~ on November 22, 2015, 04:14:08 pm »
France's consul general made the 52-year-old Hong Kong actor, Tony Leung, an "Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters" at a ceremony attended by Leung's wife Carina Lau and his friends including director Wong Kar-wai.

Watch here.
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Music & Sound / CNN Talk Asia - Ar Rahman
« Last post by Blade~ on November 22, 2015, 04:08:24 pm »
CNN Talk Asia follows Ar Rahman to his composing studio where he demonstrates composing music scores in his studio.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zswss-iNfMA
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