T-Port Blog

30-year-old screenwriter and director Romi Menachem went through a lot with the cast and crew of her short film “Out of Play”. The film follows Bar (12), a longtime member of the boys’ clique and the class’s soccer team, who is forced to re-earn her place in the team’s lineup. The production faced serious challenges […]
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Henryk Dyb Swart’s film “Everything at Once” premieres at the Venice Film Festival on September 9 (courtesy of our partners at Festival Formula.) We caught up with the 34-year-old director to find out about his sources of inspiration from poetry to punk rock, and what it took to ´develop his multi-frame short film. Tell us […]
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Audrey Karras shot her short film “One Last Breath” in just 4 and a half days. We spoke to the French director about the challenges she encountered through the creative process, and how it was for her to work with actors. Audrey created her film as part of her studies with our partners ESEC Paris. […]
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Ahead of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival this week we caught up with director Alica Bednáriková whose film “Liquid Bread / Chlieb Náš Každodenný” will be screened at the festival, presented by European Film Promotion’s Future Frames programme. The programme puts a spotlight on outstanding young directors from Europe. Ten film students and graduates will […]
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  Jacob Perlmutter made his film “A Wall” during lockdown. The narrative sees a repressed woman falling passionately in love with a wall in her house. We spoke to the filmmaker about the minimalist shoot and why he finds reality more fulfilling than dreams. Tell us about yourself I’m a London-based filmmaker with… my debut […]
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    Director Pedro M. Afonso’s short film “To Examine One’s Self” is currently available on T-Port via our partners Festival Formula. The film, which was inspired by practices described by his partner who was studying medicine, proved to be a “transformational process” for Afonso, changing how he saw his own mortality. We caught up […]
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26-year-old Orin Kadoori is a third-year student at the Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University. Her film “Sheherut (Kinship)” made the selection for La Cinef at Cannes 2022. We found out more about how it feels to be chosen for such a prestigious honour and what comes next. Tell us […]
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It’s going to be a busy fortnight for director Olga Klyszewicz – whose short film “We Are Not There Tomorrow” premieres as part of the Selection La Cinef at Cannes 2022. We caught up with her to find out how it felt to find out and what this means for her filmmaking future.  Tell us […]
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We caught up with the animators, and students of hFMA,to talk about their film “Jeijay,” a short about everyday life, dating apps, and weird dates. “Jeijay” is available to watch to subscribers on T-Port as part of the hFMA catalogue.  Tell us about yourselves: We are – Petra Stipetić (*03/01/1992 in Zagreb, Croatia) and Maren […]
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The Cannes film festival will be happening from May 17 – 28 2022 and we are proud to announce that several short films from our partners have made the final selection. Two films in the competition are from our partners at “Lights On” – previewed below. Members can view the rest of the T-Port catalogue […]
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Director Caren Wuhrer headshot with the quote "I've never had any real role models. I don't know if that's a good or a bad thing."
    For this edition of the T-Port Filmmaker Spotlight – we spoke to German director Caren Wuhrer, whose short thriller “It Wasn’t Me” is available, presented in our partner Hessische Film und Medienakademie (hFMA)’s catalogue.  Wuhrer is director, producer, and writer of “It Wasn’t Me” which she shot during her studies at the University […]
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    This is a special edition of T-Port Filmmaker Spotlight – this time we got a chance to talk to three emerging filmmakers who collaborated to create one of T-Port’s most enchanting titles, the German hybrid short, “Oliver’s Pixie Hunt” (“Oliver auf Kammerjagd”), which is presented in our partner’s Bauhaus University Weimar catalogue.  The […]
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Luis Schuber’s latest short film may be the most “Meta” project on T-Port. Titled “Blind Spots”, the film’s orginal use of the “film within a film” trope, makes it a deeply gut-punching viewing experience – with a compact runtime of just 9 min. The festival darling was screened at Palm Springs ShortFest, Slamdance and Filmfest […]
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I was born in Kharkiv. For half of my life, I had lived there before I left. I remember the streets I walked and people because it was my childhood. My family left. We left because we had enough and the glimpse of freedom allowed us to part with the world we hated every day.  […]
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For the 2021 edition of T-Port Lighthouse Selections – our curated program of short films by emerging talent, we discussed with the filmmakers about their artistic journey, their challenges in the filmmaking process as well as their sources of inspiration.  Here we present the first part of the interviews, of the shorts selected by guest […]
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For the 2021 edition of T-Port Lighthouse Selections – our curated program of short films by emerging talent, we discussed with the filmmakers about their artistic journey, their challenges in the filmmaking process as well as their sources of inspiration.  Here we present the second part in the series of interviews from the shorts selected […]
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Serhat Karaaslan is a Turkey-born emerging filmmaker, working on both short and feature-length projects.  His latest short film, “The Criminals”, is a Turkish-language crime-drama which follows a young couple trying to find a hotel room to spend the night in together, but they are rejected from all hotels for not having a marriage certificate. Once […]
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   Andrey Natotsinskii is a Moscow-based filmmaker, actor and photographer. His latest short film, “Katia”, is a fictional drama following Galina, who after her daughter’s death, remains completely alone and loses the meaning of life. Suddenly, she finds the incarnation of her daughter in a prostitute she meets in an elevator. The film is available […]
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Maria Semenova is a Moscow-born filmmaker. She recently graduated from the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (also known as VGIK), where she directed several short films, experimenting with both fiction and documentary storytelling.  Maria’s most recent short, the documentary The City of The Sun, is available on T-Port in the catalogue of Eastwood Agency, an emerging […]
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Rona Segal is an Israeli filmmaker with work spanning genres, themes and mediums. Her latest short film – Mission: Hebron, is a documentary examining the ways Israeli soldiers exercise control over aspects of Palestinian civil life. The film brings six ex-soldiers to face the camera and recall their recent service, offering a view into one […]
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We are very happy to introduce the curators of this year’s edition of T-Port Lighthouse Selections. Lighthouse Selections is T-Port’s in-house curated section that receives increased exposure to our network of industry professionals, selected by leading industry programmers. Céline Roustan has been a curator and champion of short films for half a decade working for […]
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Ngwatilo Mawiyoo’s short film, “Joy’s Garden”, was just recently released, and is already gaining festival success, including an award at the Zanzibar International Film Festival, and 5 nominations in Kenya’s film awards. The film is a personal drama following Edwin, who abruptly goes from being an absent father to becoming the sole caregiver of Joy, his […]
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced yesterday (Tuesday) the shortlists in nine categories for the 93rd Academy Awards. 4 of the films in the short film category are presented on T-Port. We are extremely proud of T-Port talents and congratulate the filmmakers and our partners for the achievement. The final nominations will […]
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As a new year slowly unfolds, we are extremely excited to share with you the works and stories of three of the promising upcoming filmmakers from Salaud Morisset’s international catalogue of short films. All three films are available for professional viewing on the Salaud Morisset page on T-Port, alongside many more films from their expanding […]
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16 short film projects will be chosen for this exciting program - one of those spots is reserved for applicants from T-Port!
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T-Port Selection Filmmaker, Dana Lerer is the winner of the T-Port Talent Village Award at Les Arcs Film Festival with her first feature project, ‘Double Happiness’. 
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Little Hands, The short film by Rémi Allier, represented by our partners, Salaud Morisset, has been announced for the Oscars shortlist.
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The Home Front, a short film presented on T-Port Selection by director Tal Inbar was selected for Flickerfest - The Australian International Short Film Festival in Sydney
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The Maaleh School of Film and television have received two awards at the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival (19-26 December 2019) at the Israeli Short Competition. Pop 30 (Shira Billig) – Won for Best Film Simple Things (Liel Sharon Sharon Gur) – received an honorary Mention. The Juries comments –  Pop 30 “The viewer of Pop […]
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The acclaimed French-German distribution company is now showcasing some of their new and leading titles on T-Port, including Student Academy winners Bonobo, November 1st and Dog Eat Dog
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The market was held between November 21-23 in Italy and presented 25 of T-Port films in the market’s video library.
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The film "Almost Liam" by Sapir Rokach won the Camera of David Award for the Best Documentary Short at the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival
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Our partners - Salaud Morisset, University of Southern California and The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School, Lodz received students academy awards for their films. Click to read and see winning films!
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T-Port Films have been showcased at festivals worldwide during the summer festivals. click for all the updates!
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Three of our films were selected this year for the Jerusalem Film Festival. Image of Victory by Adi Mishnayot (The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University) won the Van Leer Award for Best Short Documentary.
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Last March, T-Port has expanded its activities to independent filmmakers with T-Port Selection. T-Port Selection is a curated collection of the finest and latest independent films from Israel. This is a first step T-Port is taking to broaden its circle of influence for emerging filmmakers, soon expanding to more territories
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