The film festival where everything new is fundamental!
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The film festival where everything new is fundamental! On November 16 and 17, 2018, CineSud is organizing the fourth edition of the SHIFT Film Festival for filmmakers and audiences. Watch, listen, learn and inspire at many workshops, masterclasses, screenings and more.
SHIFT Film Festival is focused on a new perspective in the film world: shift in perspectives. Have there been any changes for women in the film world post #metoo? Can mobile phone films be regarded as art? The program is full of workshops, masterclasses, evaluation possibilities, in-depth discussions and short films at the Official Competition.
The Official Competition will be announced in September. Below you will find the program of the FilmCampus and the various workshop which you need to register for. Here are some highlights of SHIFT 2018: one-on-one scriptsession and Directing Actors Masterclass by no other than Joost van Ginkel, a panel discussion about the representation of women in film, the avant-premiere of CineSud Talent film and a two-day FilmCampus with workshops by a director and screenwriter Edwar Stelder (Heaven on Earth), a filmmaker and producer Paul Ruven (The Bombing), an editor Annelies van Woerden (A’dam – EVA), a producer Harro van Staverden (Phanta Basta!) and many others! And as always – the Official Competition where short films will compete for the Best Newcomer Award.
You can purchase tickets and passe-partouts for the festival via the links in the programm-desciptions below. For workshops and masterclasses that require registration and/or selection, you can leave your data via RVSP. We will contact you regarding participation. Earlybird tickets are available until 31 October, after that the regular rate applies. CineSud members and friends benefit from discounts of up to 35%. If you buy tickets via our platform, you will benefit from benefits and discounts. Daily sales at the cinema are only at regular rates.
As a member* of CineSud you will receive a separate invitation with which you can go to the opening night including the CineSud Talent and networking drinks. Do you have questions about the tickets or a membership? Mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. (*minimum basic member)
Come to the kick-off of the 88 Hour Mobile Film Project and make an unforgettable short film with one or more mobile devices within 88 hours. Your film will have its world premiere during the SHIFT Film Festival and you can win an Award. You also get free access to the opening night of the Dutch Mountain Film Festival on Friday November 2 and you get a passe-partout for the SHIFT Film Festival free of charge.
More info and registration via this link.
Joost van Ginkel discusses participants’ film plans and a script (a maximum of 12 pages). If you want to participate, please send the following to email@example.com before October 16th, 17:00.
Costs: € 69 (excluding VAT). 50 minutes are reserved per participant. Up to 6 participants. You will receive a message a week after submitting your project whether your project has been selected for participation.
In the Festival Distribution workshop you will learn all about how to set up a strategy for the distribution of your latest (short) film. What are dos and don’ts? What should you pay attention to? How do you determine your strategy? What does a distribution kit look like? These and many more questions are addressed in the one-hour workshop.
Costs: € 12.50 (excl. VAT). Up to 20 participants.
Join the networking lunch and expand your network while enjoying some good foods.
Industry guests who join the lunch are – amongst others – sales agent Sydney Neter, producer Harro van Staverden, director and producer Paul Ruven, script-writers Edward Stelder and Anna Pauwels and CineCrowd.
10 tickets in pre-sale, other available seats on invitation only.
In the SH*T or SHIFT workshop, filmmakers who have completed a short film in 2018 are given the opportunity to receive honest and valuable feedback from experienced, internationally successful and frequently prize-winning producers. Paul Ruven from Talent United and Harro van Staverden from Phanta Basta! engage in a 20-minute session with a filmmaker to discuss the opportunities and possibilities in the film business based on filmmaker’s film. What should you pay attention to next time? What would be a logical next step?
Participants must submit a link to their film and a motivation/ambition letter of max. 1 A4 till October 26th, stating their ambitions in the film profession and which challenges they would like to overcome (e.g. network, contacts, financing, etc.). Send this to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will hear as soon as possible after submitting whether you have been selected.
Costs: € 35 (excl. VAT). You only pay when you are selected. Maximum of 14 participants.
Shift in Affection
Every year CineSud Talent selects three promising short film projects and filmmakers get a year-long coaching and a budget to make their project. This evening there is a exclusive (closed) premiere of three short films:
The Salmon and You – Raynor Arkenbout
Sovereign – Remy Kooi
Wild – Jan Verdijk
Selected filmmakers will also pitch a new film idea for which they can win money from CineSud.
Afterwards we celebrate the premiere at networking party.
Access only by invitation.
Together with Joost van Ginkel and professional actors you will work on your own script while two or three scenes will be worked on and analyzed. You will be directing actors who will be performing the scenes from your script under supervision of Joost van Ginkel. Through this approach you will understand your script and vision and you can adjust key elements in your script. You will also get more grip on dialogues, characters and drama.
Costs: € 249 (excl. VAT). Up to 3 participants.
Interested to join the masterclass? E-mail to email@example.com.
Did you send in your film for the SHIFT Film Festival 2018 or Euregion Film Festival 2018 and are you curious about how a programmer works? Or do you just want to talk to a festival programmer? Then sign up via firstname.lastname@example.org and have a conversation with the programmer of our festivals this year: Oleksandr Husiev. Oleksandr has judged and curated various festivals. He was FIPRESCI jury member at the International Film Festival in Locarno (2013) and FIPRESCI jury member at the Odessa International Film Festival (2015).
Entrance is free. Register via email@example.com. 15 minutes are reserved per participant.
Have you always wanted to get an honest and straightforward feedback on the edit of your short film? (maximum 25 minutes) The editor Annelies van Woerden is here for you to give all the feedback! She tells you the good, but also not good points of your editing, so that you can enhance the edit or make your next film even better.
Costs: € 25 (excl. VAT). Send your film in a vimeo/youtube link to firstname.lastname@example.org. 20 minutes are reserved per participant.
People who dare to question important themes today, are often silenced or labeled as suspicious and dangerous. Where once democracies valued and encouraged debate society is dividing itself with stark lines between the left, the right, the good or the bad. This is what Dutch documentary maker Marijn Poels experiencing in Paradogma.
What is strangling debate? How liberal is the West? Should we ignore or embrace other perspectives? A critical, thought-provoking journey through ancient tribal conflicts, in a new era wherein world views clash and free speech crumbles under pressure to conform.
Paradogma is the second part in the planned trilogy by Award-winning documentary filmmaker Marijn Poels.
After the screening Marijn Poels will debate with Leo Hauben (L1) and the audience on this topic and is available for Q&A.
One of the most striking discussions in the film world in recent years has been the one about #metoo. In a panel discussion with Jennifer O’Conell (artistic director of the Women’s Film Festival, Assen), the department of Cultural Sciences at Maastricht University, film director Kim Hotterbeekx and Maria Vatista from Meet Maastricht we will discuss current developments concerning the representation of women in the film world and culture and ask whether, thanks to this attention, a shift has actually taken place in the film climate.
Costs: € 5 (excluding VAT). Discuss and watch.
Shift in Tolerance – 16:00 – 17:30
7:30 pm Hour Mobile Film Contest
88 Hour Mobile contest will kick off during Dutch Mountain Film Festival on November 2nd. In just 88 hours, filmmakers have to make a film made with their phone with the specific topic and an object. On November 17 we will screen the final result of this experiment!.
20:00 Made in Limburg premières
Tonight SHIFT Film Festival will screen avant-premières of different Limburg films: Voor Galg en Rad (Paul Haans & Jeroen Wielheesen), Tot Inkeer (Vincent Konings) and Belofte (Guido Coppis). Also we will screen Bronsttijd by Thomas Paschenegger, with in the leading roles two Limburgian actors (Maarten Brorens and Jacqueline Trip).
21:00 Award show
A jury consisting of Edward Stelder, Anna Pauwels and Annelies van Woerden and a youth jury will announce the Best Newcomer and Best Euregion filmmaker!
21:30 Networking Drinks
Awards have to be celebrated, that’s why we close the festival with a drink!
Throughout the festival you can go to our ongoing program for FREE:
16.11 (18:00-21:00), 17.11 (14:00-19:00)
Nominees for Best VR Film
Tickets can be found here. If you have any questions contact us at email@example.com.