Strawberry Shake travels to South Africa
Strawberry Shake KEM6 graduation short film got selected for Joburg Underground Film Festival in South Africa. This is a special occasion as it is premiering in South Africa, the home country of the film's Screenwriter Kelton Smith. Congratulations team, to many more.
FilmEU European University Alliance Receives €12.8 Million Funding from the European Commission
FilmEU, the European University dedicated to the cultural and creative industries, is thrilled to announce the allocation of €12.8 million in funding from the European Commission. This significant investment solidifies the European Union's dedicated support for the FilmEU Alliance, marking a pivotal moment in the advancement of arts and culture education across Europe.
Responding to the call by the European Commission to deepen, expand, and intensify existing cooperation, the FilmEU Alliance is delighted to welcome four new partners, thereby expanding from its original consortium of four institutions to a formidable group of eight leading Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) across Europe. The Alliance, led by Lusófona University from Portugal, includes original consortium members Luca School of Arts in Belgium, IADT - Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology in Ireland and TLU - Tallinn University, in Estonia and welcomes new members VŠMU - Academy of Performing Arts in Slovakia, LMTA - The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, VIA University College in Denmark, and NATFA (National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts) - “Krustyo Sarafov” in Bulgaria. This enhanced partnership will consolidate the diverse expertise and disciplines represented within the cultural and creative industries, further strengthening Europe's position as a global leader in education, research, and innovation in cultural and creative industries domains.
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Kino Eyes alumna nominated for La Biennale di Venezia
Congratulations to Dulmaa Ochir, a talented filmmaker who has recently been nominated in the Orizzonti category of the prestigious La Biennale di Venezia film festival! Dulmaa is not only an alumna of Kino Eyes, but also a PhD student and a teacher at Lusófona University.
City of Wind is a Mongolian-French-Portuguese-German-Dutch co-production. It is a film about a 17-year-old shaman who falls in love with a girl who comes to his spirit for help. It is set in contemporary Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Her highly anticipated first feature film, titled "Ser Ser Salhi/ Cittá Del Vento" has been nominated in the Orizzonti category is a well-deserved recognition of her artistic vision and commitment to storytelling.