NISI MASA is happy to invite you to celebrate Christmas at Café A (148, rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin 75010, Paris), next 15th December from 18 h to 21h!
On the agenda: Mulled wine vapors, reindeer ears, joy, screenings, surprises, a little speech, Italian, Finnish and Spanish accents…all in the Christmas spirit! For more info click here!
To attend to the party, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and don’t forget to include your full name and phone number!
MEET THE PARTICIPANTS!
NISI MASA is proud to announce the name of the participants taking part of the Experimental Film Workshop that will be held in Bucharest (Romania), from the 18th to the 22nd of November during the Bucharest Experimental Film Festival.
Filmmakers from Austria, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg and Romania gather to Bucharest for five days to get their hands on experimental filmmaking 18-22 November. NISI MASA’s workshop is a collaboration with Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival.
Participants will we tackling and experimenting different methods in practise from 8mm to remixing Youtube archives, from stop motion to documentary.
Selected filmmakers for the NISI MASA Experimental 5-day film workshop in Bucharest:
- Angelo Del Prete
- Bela Lukac
- Daria Blazevic
- Filippo Spreafico
- Gaspar Szabolcs
- Georgia Aliferi
- Judit Anna Bánházi
- Luigi Vitiello
- Manuela Borza
- Nikol Cibulya
- Olivier Gonner
- Paula Onet
- Péter Lichter
- Philip Krieps
- Simona Susnea
- Synes Elischka
- Vulpe Grig
In addition to the selected filmmakers 9 performers from Bucharest are invited to join the workhop for two days of collaborative cinematic exercises:
- Eszter Tompa
- Elena Tudorache
- Iulia Verdes
- Diana Buluga
- Irina Ghenu
- Olivia Baltatescu
- Monica Olivia Grecea
- Munteanu Cezara
- Deaconescu Simona
- Hannaleena Hauru (Head of Film Lab)
- Sorina Diaconu (coordinator)
CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS
Are you looking for a brand new Canon EOS 650D to boost your film's quality?
SIGN UP before Oct 19th and join the fabulous film competition taking place between Oct 26 and Nov 2!! On Oct 26th each team will be drawn 2 topics, based on which they have to make a short film in 7 days! Gain recognition and get your film screened at many locations!
The winning film will also have the opportunity to be colour graded by the leading Post-Production company in Scandinavia – Nordisk Film Shortcut! All submitted films are evaluated by a jury of film professionals, and a Top 10 of best films is selected to be screened at cinemas in Aarhus and at various film festivals in Denmark and abroad.
The Call for participants is open to anyone regardless of the country or their prior film-making experience! The challenge is free of charge and everyone can join it What are you waiting for?
SIGN UP HERE: http://www.shortfilmchallenge.dk/signup.php
Deadline: 19th October
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!
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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 )
From 1st to 8th July, NISI MASA–European Network for Young Cinema hosted Bright Young Screens, a workshop seminar where participants developed an intercultural dialogue and non-formal education through young film festivals.
The 6 day long seminar, which took place during FEST – Training Ground in Espinho (Portugal), was a total blast and among its guests, we had Marion Klotz (Memento Films), Paz Lázaro (Panorama, Berlinale), Scandar Copti (director and producer of “Ajami”), Liz Harkman (director manager of Encounters, Bristol) and NISI MASA friends Tomas Prasek (Eventival) and Wim Vanacker (NISI MASA’s Head of Script Department).
Now, we are proud yo show you the book of Bright Young Screens, where you will find a complete summary of all that we discussed in Espinho!
You can read it here!
NOTE: If you want the .pdf version, don’t hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org, she’ll be very pleased to send you a copy
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 Vaidė Legotaitė, Ugnė Česnavičiūtė, Ugnė Gudzinskaitė, Donata Juškelytė, Saulius Kovalskas from Lithuania and Zowi Vermeire (The Netherlands) and Sami Pöyry (Finland), 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 email@example.com
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 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