Contributors József Fülöp Best film festival? Berlinale - we are in competition, no question! If you were not an animator, what would you be? A musician. Your secret crush? I am still waiting for that... What do you look forward to most at a film festival? To watch, to meet! Favourite short film on Daazo? Swarming. Hitchcock or Kubrick? Kubrick!
Domenico La Porta Best film festival? e Sitges Film Festival. e location by the sea, the perfect timing, events like the Zombie walk or the Fantastic night combined with a cutting edge programmation help wrapping a surreal universe around genre film lovers. If you were not a film journalist, what would you be? Probably someone being paid to watch films… oh, wait... Your secret crush? It used to be Vera Farmiga but since I’ve told her, I can’t think of a new secret one...
What do you look forward to most at a film festival? Meeting people around the same centre of interests. Since the death of video clubs, festivals are where you meet those... Favourite short film on Daazo? at would be unfair to most of the best films on Daazo. Hitchcock or Kubrick? *K*U*B*R*I*C*K*
Michał Oleszczyk Best film festival? Toronto International Film Festival. e programming, the setting, the people - everything is just about perfect. If you were not a film journalist/critic, what would you be? A high school teacher in the United States, which is still my biggest dream. Your secret crush? Joan Cusack. And Paul Rudd. Not so secret now, I guess. What do you look forward to most at a film festival? Lack of pushiness and physical struggle. I like places that are laid back. Favourite short film on Daazo? Oh Willy... Hitchcock or Kubrick? Hitchcock.
Cristina Grosan Best film festival? e Berlinale. Awesome and varied films, both short and long, one type of queue (if you’ve ever queued in Cannes, you know what I mean) and a culturally damn interesting city. What would you be if you were not a filmmaker/ art designer? I tried acting, but I sucked. Your secret crush? Crush - not much of a secret as it is guilty: Miranda July. I'm a groupie. I'd rather cut a limb than lend you one of her books. (I'm still waiting for you to return that last one I lent you - yes, you! I hope you are reading this!) What do you look forward to most at a film festival? Sure, good films and parties are a must. But it's that festivity and enthusiasm in the air that makes even the most antisocial of us open and curious. Favourite short film on Daazo? Judit Kael, e Faint Possibility of Drowning Hitchcock or Kubrick? Kubrick. Nice guy. We share a birthday. I think we would have got along really well.
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World of Shorts (WOSH), the magazine published by Daazo.