ECU 2011

The European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU)

The European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU) continues its commitment of being at the centre of discovery, promotion and projection of the very best independent filmmaking talent from around the world.

ÉCU will showcase filmmakers whose films demonstrate quality, innovation and independence in both form and content. There are thirteen categories of films in this highly esteemed competitive festival.


  • Dramatic Feature
  • Dramatic Short
  • Documentary
  • Animation
  • Music Video
  • Experimental


  • Dramatic Feature
  • Dramatic Short
  • Documentary


  • Student Film
  • Made on Mobile Telephones

ÉCU 2011 will also host its Much More Than A Script Competition!

While ÉCU’s goal is to bring worldwide attention to European independent filmmakers, there are also four foreign categories open to independent filmmakers from the Americas, Africa and Asia.

Submitting your films to The European Independent Film Festival is easy. We have two submission methods: the first with our partner Withoutabox, and the second direct to the Festival with payment via PayPal or cheque.

Film Submission Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline: November 21, 2010
  • Regular Deadline: December 19, 2010
  • Late Deadline: January 9, 2011
  • WAB Extended Deadline: January 16, 2011


The European Independent Film Festival
108 rue Damremont
75018 Paris

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