3 Days of Filmer Forge Workshops

3 Days of Filmer Forge Workshops On the second day of our workshops, we received a lecture by Rastko Ciric from Serbia about graphic and visual codes of comic strips. For anyone into graphics, design and illustration this was a useful summary of how to code meaning into a comic strip. In a simple yet…

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IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival – Day Three

Can you believe it, we are already on the fourth day of the 14th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival! So let’s see what happened yesterday, on the third day of the festival. We started the day at 10 o’clock with a lecture by Rastko Ciric, who is a Serbian multimedia artist and educator.…

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Short Film screenings on 26.06.17.

The Day Three international film block screenings presented films exploring a number of different themes and styles. There was a pleasant mixture of animation, fiction and documentary. First was an animation, Deep Waters, directed by Sarah Van Den Boom, that dipped into the lives of three different characters, each with a common secret and an…

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On Focus Program on 26.06.17.

A sky full of stars lit up the second night of “On Focus”, but the stars shining even more brightly were those of the guests attending the big screening in the Gardens. After a music set offered by DJ Funkusion, the second screening dedicated to the “European Film Awards” started at midnight. The first two…

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Short Film screenings on 25.06.17.

The first part of Day Two started with films about love. Six films were shown, each presenting love in a different way. Love of yourself, love of animals, love of sports and love of someone else. The film that received the biggest applause was Beautiful. It told the story of Veronica, a young girl. She…

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IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival – Day Two

First Filmer Forge, a couple of fiction movies and documentaries, discussions and a party on top of it: that was the second day of the IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival. The programme started at 10am with a traditional Filmer Forge workshop led by industry professionals. The first one of them was focused on…

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IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival – Day One

The waiting is over – the 14th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival has finally started. We survived the long, hot and busy day, but the night was even longer. The day started at 11 o’clock with a short press conference at the beautiful gardens by the Stone Hall. The program continued at 3…

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Filmer Forge – Workshop 1

Pitching and How To Do It Day 2 of the IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival and this morning we had the first of our Filmer Forge workshops led by industry professionals. Today’s topic was how to successfully pitch the idea for your film; led by Faisal-Azam Qureshi from the UK. Qureshi, writer and…

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Second International Film Competition block.

In the Second Block there were also a number of different topics that were explored by the filmmakers. There was a mix between animation, documentary and fiction, and so each was equally powerful in their own way. For example, Faith told the story of a rape survivor from her perspective and the sheer terror she…

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