Didem Pekün receives a Human Rights Award at Sarajevo Film Festival

September 21, 2018

Congratulations to Didem Pekün, core team member of the Visual Studies Platform, on receiving a Human Rights Award at the 2018 Sarajevo Film Festival for her amazing film 'Araf'!

EU Young Filmmakers Competition

September 12, 2018

The EU is offering young filmmakers the chance to make their very own #EUandME short film. Five winners will each receive a grant of €7,500, as well as mentoring from a top European director, to help them to bring their idea to life. Read more here:

Call for Student Jury at the Verzio Film Festival

September 7, 2018

Verzio invites you to be a student jury member and award this year’s best human rights documentary 

(application deadline: September 19, 2018)

To become a jury member you should:

Call for Participation in the Verzio Doclab Filmmaking Workshop

June 21, 2018

Impact Through Film - Human Rights in Focus

Dates of the workshop: November 5-10, 2018
Application period: May 1st - September 10th, 2018

Documentary films have power. They can inspire and be a call to action. They can be potent tools in the fight for dignity, and against censorship and oppression. In these challenging times, when human rights are under threat around the globe in unprecedented ways, documentaries that can tell these stories on film are of vital importance.

Former VSP Students' Film to be Screened at the International Migrant Film Festival

May 29, 2018

"Anyák" (Mothers) a film made by former CEU students Mayya Kelova (Turkmenistan), Andrea Kobor (Hungary) and Adina Tulegenova (Kazakhstan) in the 2017 Visual Studies course “Historical Narratives and the Moving Image” taught by Jeremy Braverman and Oksana Sarkisova has been invited to this year's international Migrant Film festival in Ljubljana.