Merry Christmas from the OFFicyna Association!
The OFFicyna Association, the organizer of Szczecin European Film Festival, is wishing you All a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2018 filled with lots of cinematic emotions.
Thank you All for your participation in the festival and significant contribution in its final shape.
Let us meet again for another film events in 2018.
SEFF on the Road - Elbląg
SEFF on the Road - Świnoujście
SEFF on the Road - Greifswald
SEFF on the Road - Stargard
Awards for the best films SEFF '17
We know the list of best films at Szczecin European Film Festival '17!
The list of the awarded films and their explanations you can find in SEFF '17 Awards. Congratulations to all the winners :)
Festival warm-up ;)
Festival warm-up ;) that is West Pomerania Shorts again!
Selection of the best short films from our region in Kooperatywa Łaźnia (Koński Kierat 14-15) on 18th October at 18:00. Those who were at the competition in June already know that is worth to join us, and those who couldn't be there we really welcome to participate in this pre-festival warm-up of mind, emotions, eyes, eyelids and ears ;)
Taka a look!
SEFF in Towarzyska
Are you hungry for some music experiences?
This Wednesday (11.10.2017) at 6 pm in Towarzyska pub you will have a unique opportunity to see the music videos presented at Szczecin European Film Festival in June. Join us for the screening and spend a nice evening with friends.
"Lenny Henry - The Cops Don't Know" reż. Sam Chegini, Iran 2016
"Joon Moon – Tiger" reż. Jethro Massey, Francja 2017
"Fires - Life is Better Blonde" reż. Natalie Erika James, Benjamin Morgan, Australia 2017
"The Arch" reż. Iryna Nikolaienko, Anton Shatohin, Ukraina 2017
"Martina Trchoá & Trio - Strach"…
SEFF on Bistro Na Językach
SEFF ON Łódź Design Festival
SEFF in Łódź! Take a look at design; a screening of films dealing with the subject of service design, industrial design, craft, and the emergence of brands worldwide. The presentation will be taking place during the Łódź edition of Polish Design Island as part of Łódź Design Festival (October 4th until October 6th 2017), with the screenings complementing the international PDI exhibition presenting the products of 30 designers from all over Poland. The selection encompasses European films chosen by the Szczecin European Film Festival programme committee.
Mobilny Instytut Kultury
Submissions to the 2018 East Doc Platform are now open!
Our partner - The East Doc Platform - is the largest co-production, funding and distribution platform tailor-made for Central and East European documentaries. Every year, connect 120 East European filmmakers to more than 100 key decision makers - producers, broadcasters, distributors and festival programmers from around the world.
Dates: March 3 - 9, 2018
Where: Prague, Czech Republic
Deadline for application: November 10, 2017
More information find at: www.dokweb.net
FEATURE-LENGTH PROJECTS in the development / early production stage are invited to the 16th edition of the East Doc Forum - the oldest and largest…
Nomadic Garden prezentuje Szczecin European Film Festival
Stowarzyszenie OFFicyna i Slubfurt e.V. zapraszają do odwiedzenia Nomadic Garden już 23 września w godzinach 11:00 - 18:00 na skwerze Kapitanów obok Starej Rzeźni.
Ogród Nomadyczny jest metaforą pogranicza polsko-niemieckiego rozumianego jako ogród, o który wspólnie się troszczymy. Zwykłe ogrody są na stałe związane tylko z jednym miejscem – tam się rodzą, rozkwitają i w końcu zamierają. W przeciwieństwie do nich, Ogród Nomadyczny pojawia się tylko na jeden dzień w najmniej oczekiwanych miejscach, którym niewątpliwie jest szczecińska Łasztownia. W ramach spotkania Szczecin European Film Festival zaprezentuje najciekawsze i inspirujące produkcje dokumentalne z zeszłorocznej edycji festiwalu, a mianowicie „Goran the…
SEFF MINI - Filmowy Plac Zabaw
Październikowy Szczecin European Film Festival odbędzie się w dniach 19-23.10.2017 r. W oczekiwaniu na kolejne niesamowite wydarzenia, zapraszamy do nostalgicznego powrotu do czerwcowej części festiwalu wraz z załączonym filmem.
SEFF MINI - Filmowy Plac Zabaw jest punktem programu dla najmłodszych kinomanów. To połączenie planu zdjęciowego, pracowni animacji z warsztatami filmowymi dla dzieci i najmłodszych. Miłego oglądania!
Partnerzy: Las Sztuki, Dom Kultury 13 muz, Stowarzyszenie Kamera, Galeria Przepraszam Tworzę się.
European Competition - we know the finalists!
The most recent and luscious documentary cinema once again in Szczecin!
We know the selection winner to the European Competition at SEFF'17.The Programme Committee consisting of Damian Romaniak, PhD, Jörg Foth, Bartosz Wójcik, PhD (in the picture) after two weeks of hard work has selected for You 26 productions from 15 countries, which you will be able to see between 19th and 23rd October in Szczecin.
The list of films selected to the European Competition for documentary films:
"2 Ragazze" Marco Speroni, IT 2016
"Thea" Halvor Nitteberg, NO 2016
"Ur Artean" Iñigo Jiménez, Jesus Maria Palacios, ES…
The begining of SEFF'17 Selection Team works
Today in the morning (June 17th 2017) Polish-German Selection Team at SEFF'17 has started their tedious work over the selection of the best films submitted for the European Competition. The selection results you will see between 19th and 23rd October at SEFF'17. The selection team this year includes: Jörg Foth, Bartosz Wójcik, PhD and Damian Romaniak, PhD. To find our more information about our selection team visit the section Polish-German Selection Team.
Many extraordinary films ahead of our Selection Team. They will spend 12 days on choosing the best films. Many thanks to Centrum Przemysłów Kreatywnych for possibility to use their space…
Rügen International Film Festival seeks for film productions!
Up to June 21st 2017 our partner from Germany accepts film submissions to "Local Heroes" competition, dedicated to filmmakers from Euroregion Pomerania (Poland and Germany). They seek for feature and documentary films. More details by the link below:
We recommend and encourage to take part in the competition!
The end of June release of SEFF'17
It is the end of June release of Szczecin European Film Festival '17. We are pleased that we could spend this wonderful time with you! Our yellow SEFF flags will appear again in October, along with the presentation of the best films submitted to the European Competition.
See you soon!
We know the winners of Zachodniopomorskie Shorty - SEFF'17!
We Have the winners of Zachodniopomorskie Shorty - SEFF'17!
By the votes of the audience and jury consisting of Damian Romaniak, PhD, Grzegorz Kowalski and Marek Fiałek, PhD, the winners of Zachodniopomorskie Shorty - SEFF’17 are Alicja Jasina for the film "Once Upon a Line" and Mateusz Żegliński for the film "Pan Charon". They receive:
The award in a form of professional software for the most intriguing film, funded by the company AVID Poland.
The award in a form of premiere sceenings in Castle Cinema for the competition winner, funded by the Director of the…
We know the results of POP SEFF!
Who chose the winner of pop seff 2017
Congratulations to Adrian Szczepaniak, director of clip "Madness" for the music of duo SOXSO, for winning POP SEFF 2017 and receiving the biggest number of votes of our beloved audience. And our kind sponsors give into director's hands:
The awards in the amount of 2000 PLN for the best videoclip, funded by the President of the City of Szczecin.
The award in a form of professional software for the best videoclip, funded by the company AVID Poland.
"MADNESS" dir. Adrian Szczepaniak
Many thanks to all…
We know the winner of TELEFON ART - SEFF'17!
TELEFON ART - SEFF'17 RESULTS!
By the votes of the audience and our Jury, Tomasz Lazar, the winner of TELEFON ART - SEFF'17 is Jamie Naqvi for the film "PASSENGER". He receives:
The award for the best film, in the amount of 2000 PLN, funded by the President of the City of Szczecin.
The award for the best film, in a form of professional software, funded by the company AVID Poland.
"The film interestingly created, presenting the way we can experiment with form. It relates to everyday life we can observe ourselves and druring…
Take a look at our SEFF'17 trailer
Trailer SEFF'17 has been released!
Would you take a look at it? ;)
From over a hundred productions we have chosen 19 films from 15 countries, which will enchant even the fussiest of cinema-goers.
The list of films selected to the competition:
“Ain't Nothing Wrong With Being Beautiful” dir. Naama Attias, Israel 2017
“Sea Wash” dir. Dina Naser, Moen Atef, Jordan 2016
“Parallel Carriage” dir. Eleanor Suess, United Kingdom 2017
“PASSENGER” dir. Jamie Naqvi, USA 2016
“split time” dir. Annika Glass, Miguel Wysocki, Germany 2016
“The Commute” dir. Sagar Shiriskar, India 2013
“Heart of Nature” dir. Giorgi Tkemaladze, Georgia 2016
“Salar” dir. Pablo Radice, Argentina 2017
“HORSEMAN” dir. Igor Trifimov, Russia 2016…
The finalists of Zachodniopomorskie Shorty 2017!
It was a really difficult choice but we made it! We know the finalists of Zachodniopomorskie Shorty 2017.
The list of selected productions:
“Życie cmentarza” dir. Dagmara Pochyła, Poland 2017
“AGGREGATUM” dir. Kuba Ptaszyński, Michał Rasiewicz, Łukasz Kłosowski, Poland 2017
“HELLESS – Wysysacze” dir. Marek „Banditto” Krupa, Poland 2017
“Nut Ferment od kuchni” dir. Michał Parchimowicz, Poland 2016
“Niemiecki Cmentarz Wojenny” dir. Mieczysław Marków, Poland 2017
“Fragmenty” dir. Wiktoria Walendzik, Maria Barcikowska i Karol Prysak, Poland 2017
“Bajka o powstaniu czarnej dziury” dir. Karolina Gołębiowska, Poland 2017
“Bez Strachu” dir. Michał Marks, Poland 2017
“Pan Charon” dir. Mateusz…
The end of call for TELEFON ART, POP SEFF and West Pomerania Shorts
Thank you for all the submitted films!
We have just closed the call for TELEFON ART, POP SEFF and West Pomerania Shorts competitions. We are happy that we have received such a great number of works and that level of your productions is high. The selection results will be soon available on our website and on our FB profile :)
We invite you to Rostock for the Festival im StadHafen Rostock
We invite all of you who would like to fish for youthful, creative cinema!
FiSH - a festival of young German film circle, which is taking place between May 11th and 14th 2017 in Rostock. It is aimed at young generations of filmmakers as all the films are created by the people between the ages of 6 and 26. The centre of the festival is Junger Deutscher Film competition, but there are another events in the program as well: SehSterne, PopFiSH and MeKo-Preis.
We will be there too :) We invite you for the special film screenings of SEFF'16 at LiWu cinema, May 13th, 4…
The Award of the Marshal of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship at SEFF'17
Another award for the winner of this year's edition of Szczecin European Film Festival in the amount of 10 000 PLN has been given by the Marshal of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Mr Olgierd Geblewicz. Thank you very much Western Pomerania. Who is going to receive it? We will find it out in October during the autumn screenings of SEFF'17.
Ex Oriente 2017 – calls now open
Ex Oriente Film is an international workshop focused on the in depth development and funding of creative documentary films from the CEE region. During three week-long workshops and online sessions held over the next nine months, producers and directors gain assistance and advice from leading filmmakers and experts in the development of ideas, production, and distribution strategy for their upcoming documentaries.
The Ex Oriente Film program leads into the co-production session East European Forum, where workshop participants pitch their projects to European and North American documentary professionals. In addition to automatic inclusion in the East European Forum workshop, participants…
Honorary Patronage of the Marshal of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship
We are happy to inform that Szczecin European Film Festival '17 has received the Honorary Patronage of the Marshal of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship Olgierd Geblewicz
West Pomeranian Voivodeship donate
SEFF supported again by the Marshal's Office of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship
OFFicyna Association has received a grant in the amount of 30,000 PLN from the Marshal's Office of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship for the Szczecin European Film Festival '17.
Thank you very much
Calls now open at SEFF '17
We are now open for submissions to Szczecin European Film Festival '17. Filmmakers can submit their works to four competition categories:
The European Competition for documentary films, the main goal of which is seeking out productions that broaden the concept of documentary cinema and break its stereotypical image. Deadline: 16.06.2017.
TELEFON ART, an international competition for films made with mobile phones or other handheld devices capable of recording video and audio. The topics and techniques are unlimited, the films can be documentaries, features, reportages, animations, video art. Deadline: 08.05.2017.
POP SEFF, a worldwide competition for short musical film forms – music videos. We are…
Honorary patronage President of the Szczecin city (Piotra Krzystka) on Szczecin European Film Festival '17.