Stars of Dresden: Veljko Popovic

One of our top festivals open for submissions on FFL, Filmfest Dresden, recently just wrapped with its prize-giving ceremony. To celebrate, we’ll be taking a look at some of the filmmakers that won accolades as part of our new “Stars of Dresden” series. Veljko Popovic uses animated film as a method for exploring the modern world and all […]

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Stars of Dresden: Michael Nathansky

One of our top festivals open for submissions on FFL, Filmfest Dresden, recently just wrapped with its prize-giving ceremony. To celebrate, we’ll be taking a look at some of the filmmakers that won accolades as part of our new “Stars of Dresden” series. That’s what we call a German splash. After premiering his short GABI at the Berlinale, […]

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Don’t miss the 64th annual Sydney Film Festival open for submissions till Feb 24th!

The 64th annual Sydney Film Festival welcomes the world’s best new films to Australia for 12 days and nights of inspiring and entertaining premieres, talks and parties. Each year, the festival takes over cinemas across Sydney to screen more than 200 brand new features, documentaries, Australian films, restored classics and short films you won’t usually […]

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Meet Diogo Costa Amarante: the lawyer turned Berlinale Shorts filmmaker

“Reframing the image” is the name of this year’s Berlinale Shorts program – something FFL filmmaker Diogo Costa Amarante certainly does with his film CIDADE PIQUENA (“Small Town”). We spoke to him about his film and his filmmaking career, including which 2017 Oscar nominee lives up to the classics. Read on to find out. Diogo’s first filmmaking steps  Back […]

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hollyshorts

Hollyshorts announced as an Academy Award Qualifying Film Festival

Your submission on FFL might just launch your short into La La Land, as our fantastic partner festivals Hollyshorts has been announced as an Academy Award-accredited festival. The awards season is in full swing. Did you also know we have many Academy accredited festivals on FFL? Alongside festivals such as Sydney and the soon-to-open Cork and Encounters, […]

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FFL films amongst the winners at Flickerfest ’17

Another great year at Flickerfest has closed, with many FFL winners winning accolades. Congrats to all! The Academy-Award accredited festival gave out 30,000AUD in prize money to a wide-range of films, from Australian to international, to films made by primary school kids! The message? There’s great film everywhere – made by all types of filmmaker. Keep reading to find […]

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