News about distribution and promotion of short films, documentary films, and independent full-length films at film festivals. Also news about [ The House of Films ] as well as more informations about filming.
The Fundación Caja de Burgos (Burgos, Castile and León, Spain) has organized a series of screenings of Spanish and Castile and León short films under the title ¡Larga vida al corto...! (roughly, Long Life to Shorts...!). The organizer's intentions are so clear that the short film Don't Leave Me (No me quites) by Laura Jou has joined the programme.
Lima, the capital of Peru, and other cities of the country are about to host the Mi Primer Festival, a film competition intended mainly for children. The short films Ashen (Cenizo) by Jon Mikel Caballero and Rupestre by Enrique Diego have been selected for taking part in the current third edition.
Turin (Piedmont, Italy) will host a new edition, the second one, of the Fish&Chips International Erotic Film Festival from today and until Sunday. Don't Leave Me (No me quites), the short directed by Laura Jou and co-produced by Corte y Confección de Películas & Películas La Trini, is going to this Italian city and will participate in this event.
The short film Voyage Spatial (Viaje espacial intergaláctico), directed by Guillermo A. Chaia, continues its film festival running and is going to the Festival La Vieja Encina of San Nicolás del Puerto (Andalusia, Spain) from today.
The 300. Stuttgarter Filmwinter (Stuttgart, Baden-Würtemberg, Germany) has selected the short film Ashen (Cenizo), directed by Jon Mikel Caballero, which is going to be screened by this German film competition in the next days.
The Festival Sanse Cortos en Abierto is about to show the short film The Cake (La tarta), directed by Fernando Sánchez and distributed at festivals by the promotion programme Cantabria en Corto 2015 / Short Films From Cantabria 2015, just today. Thus The Cake is entering into the competition of this festival held annually in San Sebastián de los Reyes (Madrid, Spain).
A new screening of the documentary The Last Russian Master (El último maestro ruso), directed by Anaís Berdié and focused on the figure of the Spanish-Russian theatre director Ángel Gutiérrez. The Last Russian Master is going to be screened today, Thursday 12th January, from 20:30 hours in Madrid.
The Festival Pacas 4.0, which was held in the village of Pedro Muñoz (Castilla-La Mancha, Spain) in the recent weeks, has announced its awards: the short Ashen (Cenizo) by Jon Mikel Caballero has become one of the winners while Bus Story by Jorge Yúdice has earned a place in the final.
The XII Festival de Cine y Vino Ciudad de La Solana 2016 (La Solana, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain) finished some weeks ago and the short film Duty (Deber), directed by Ángel Manzano, has been one of the winners of the current year.
The successful short film Ashen (Cenizo), directed by filmmaker Jon Mikel Caballero, has won one more film festival. It has been proclaimed the best short of the Festival Lizarra X-Treme of Navarre (Spain).