Films Archive

Katushka-party at Uppsala International Short Film Festival – at Pub Cousteau!

Uppsala International Short Film Festival hosts Katushka for an unforgettable party in balkan-gypsy-punk stylee!

We invite all our members (holders of the Festival card, Weekend Card, and Single ticket-buyers, volunteers, and guests with accreditation!) to Cousteau on Saturday 27/10 to sweat on the dancefloor with the short film festival crowd!

This is a closed event for our members, so don’t forget to sign up https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfEXg3JsziNKTYI0QR9gcnPw_Yo-5YE1WCBHZzUO8fCU9kbZw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Sputnik Kollektiv DJs (Klubb Katushka!) brings you the most crazy beats from the east.

Op-op-op!

Where? Cousteau, Drottninggatan 12
9pm-3am
Entry free of charge with accreditation badge, volunteer badge, Festival Card or Weekend Card.

Hosts:
Uppsala International Short Film Festival (www.shortfilmfestival.com)
Katushka & Sputnik Kollektiv

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A Wall is a Screen

A Wall is a Screen is back! Two screenings, two nights:

26/10 at 19:00 – WALK/SCREENING FOR GROWN UPS (Meeting place: Uppsala Central Station – central passage)
27/10 at 17:30 – WALK/SCREENING FOR FAMILIES (Meeting place: Svartbäcksgatan 7, Guldsmedshuset (outside of St Pers-mall)

These site-specific screenings of short films transform public spaces into pop-up open-air cinemas. The artist group from Hamburg will shine a different light on the facades and buildings and transform the nightly city into a special one-time venue. Experience the city in a new way! Just show up and get into the flow! FREE OF CHARGE!

Arranged by Uppsala City (http://www.uppsalacity.se) and Uppsala International Short Film Festival (http://www.shortfilmfestival.com)

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UPPSALA TALENT DAYS: MEET THE PRODUCERS

Ding! A traditional speed-dating session between the participants of Uppsala Talent Days and a special selection of Swedish film producers where the participants get a chance to introduce themselves and extend their professional networks.

(In Swedish. Participants of Uppsala Talent Days only.)

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WIFT: FILMS THAT BREAK WITH NORMS

Women in Film and Television (WIFT) is an international network that strives for equality in the film and television industries. WIFT presents a conversation with directors Sosi Chamoun and Julia Thelin on their norm-breaking short films. Chamoun’s Princess Boy and Thelin’s Push It were screened at last year’s festival, and Thelin’s Tweener is a part of this year’s national competition. They will discuss how they work with child actors, norms, gender roles and casting, as well as non-stereotypical images. Participants: Julia Thelin (director) and Sosi Chamoun (director). Moderator: Valentina Chamorro Westergårdh (filmmaker and WIFT chairperson).

(In Swedish)

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THE REVOLUTION WILL BE SLOWER THAN YOU THINK

What does revolution look like in film? Artist Petra Bauer and curator Maike Mia Höhne discuss this question through examples from the festival’s R*evolution programme. Bauer is a filmmaker who works with activist and feminist histories, as well as questions of film as a political and collective practice. Referring also to a selection of her own films, Bauer will discuss how she creates images of women’s labour that is a part of every struggle and that often supports more overt struggles. Participants: Petra Bauer (The Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm) and Maike Mia Höhne (curator Berlinale Shorts and R*evolution).

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OFF – OBEROENDE FILMARES FÖRBUND: GREEN CARDS

OFF is a network created by and for filmmakers who want to make films on their own terms. In this seminar, OFF will discuss their thoughts about the “Green Card” education initiative. Following the seminar, OFF will host a reception. Join us and make contacts in the business!

(In Swedish.)

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A METHOD TO THEIR MASH-UP MADNESS

In response to the programme Mash-Up Mayhem, we gather together artists who work with sample-based film to get a better look into the fascinating process of remixing film history. Experimental filmmaker Norbert Pfaffenbichler and the artistic duo Soda_Jerk will discuss how they sift through thousands of images in order to build up new onscreen worlds, as well as strategies of found-footage filmmaking as a method for disrupting official versions of the past, both filmic and otherwise. Norbert Pfaffenbichler’s A Masque of Madness and Soda_Jerk’s TERROR NULLIUS and The Was are all screened in the festival’s Mash-Up Mayhem programme. Participants: Norbert Pfaffenbichler (director) and Soda_Jerk (directors). Moderator: Nadi Tofighian (Stockholm University).

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UPPSALA SHORT FILM PITCH

As part of Uppsala International Short Film Festival, the Uppsala Short Film Pitch has selected seven projects to be presented to a national jury. The winner receives 25 000 SEK, awarded in collaboration with the Swedish Film Institute.

Pitchers: Sosi Chamoun, Anna Erlandsson, Gorki Glaser-Müller, Ali Memarchi, Hanna Nygren, Amna Maksumic, and Brynhildur Thorarinsdottir.

Jury: Helena Ingelsten (SVT kortfilm), Ivica Zubak (regissör), and Anna Byvald (producent).

Moderators: Anne-Marie Söhrman Fermelin (Filmbasen) and Hanna Sohlberg (Film i Skåne).

(In Swedish.)

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SHOOTING UNDER PRESSURE: ON-SET CHALLENGES FOR CINEMATOGRAPHY

Where do we find inspiration? And what role does chance play in the way we shoot a film? In this master class, Ita Zbroniec-Zajt will discuss the process of problem solving on the spot when the best-laid plans go awry. Through examples from some of her most recent films, she will show how she and the crew found creative solutions to on-set challenges.

Zbroniec-Zajt is a director of photography who has worked on short and featurelength films in both Sweden and Poland. She studied cinematography at the Polish National Film School in Łódź. In 2017, she was the first woman to be awarded a Guldbagge for cinematography for the film The Yard. She was also nominated the same year for her work on My Aunt in Sarajevo.

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