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Partnering these next months with the hottest festivals and markets so you can get full coverage.

    We, at filmfestivals.com, are extremely proud of our relationships and partnerships with these amazing film events: AFM, Venice Production Bridge, Tallinn Black Nights International Film Festival, Industry@Tallinn,  FestForums Santa Barbara, FestForums New York, Montreal International Animation Film Festival - Animaze, WoFF Glasgow, UNAFF, Bridges Festival, Bahamas Int Film Festival, Houston WorldFest, Fa...

12th edition of German-Turkish Co-production Development Fund is calling for your projects

APPLICATIONS TO THE 12TH EDITION OF GERMAN-TURKISH CO-PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT FUND IS NOW OPEN   Facilitating collaborations between filmmakers from Germany and Turkey in the early stages of their film projects, German-Turkish Co-production Development Fund was jointly created in February 2022 by the Medienboard Berlin Brandenburg, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, and the Istanbul Film Festival-Meetings on the Bridge, supported by Anadolu Efes.   From among the 56 fi...

The SXSW 2023 season is officially underway:Calling all dreamers!

Today we open up with a host of opportunities to participate in Austin next March. Calling all dreamers! Want to make the world a better place? Your voice should be heard, now more than ever. From future-focused ideas that take a deep dive into a variety of topics through the lens of tech, entertainment and culture to championing the fight for human rights and democracy, we want you to bring your expertise to the SXSW Stage. Start planning your proposal now for the 2023 SXSW Conference. Or ...

The Awards of the 39th International FILMFEST MÜNCHEN

The 39th International FILMFEST MÜNCHEN came to a close with a festive award ceremony on Saturday, July 2, 2022. “Broker” by Hirokazu Kore-eda received the ARRI Award for best international film in the CineMasters competition. Charlotte Wells received the CineVision Award for best international newcomer film for “Aftersun”. The inaugural CineRebels Award went to “Cook F**k Kill” by Mira Fornay. Closing the festival, “...

Göteborg Film Festival appoints Josef Kullengård to Head of Industry.

Josef Kullengård – new Head of Industry at Göteborg Film Festival Josef Kullengård has a broad background in film festivals and industry forums. He joined Göteborg Film Festival 2017 as the Industry Producer for Nordic Film Market and worked with the development of the industry programmes up until 2021. Since 2019 he is also a part of the editorial team for the festival’s annual Nostradamus report. Most recently, Kullengård has worked with strateg...

Dates set for Ventan Sur: November 28th and December 2nd.

Ventana Sur is the most important market for audiovisual content in Latin America, and it is a must in the schedule of distributors and buyers from the international industry. Organized by the National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) and the Marché du Film – Cannes Film Festival, Ventana Sur brings together all the different players from the audiovisual industry to promote international co-production, financing and distribution of Latin American content...

EIFF 2022 Closing night Gala with SciFi film: AFTER YANG

    We are delighted to announce that Kogonada's critically acclaimed 'After Yang' will close the 75th edition of Edinburgh International Film Festival on Saturday 20 August.   The Closing Gala screening is expected to have the Director Kogonada in attendance to present the film and will take place at the Vue Edinburgh Omni on Leith Street.   'After Yang' tells the story of a family who lose their A.I helper, and the profound feeli...

LWFF22 Deadlines Approaching

  THE FUTURE OF FILM IS IN ITS GRASSROOTS 2 days until our next submissions deadline and only a few short weeks until we're closed for submissions for 2022!   Be a part of our filmmaking community this year as we return to that beautiful big screen and show us what you've been working on.    With...

Why Ukraine from Bernard-Henri Lévy new documentary on War in Ukraine

Paris, the evening of June 22 – a French journalist, writer, and philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy premiered a documentary movie called "Why Ukraine?" In this movie, Lévy depicts the war in Ukraine as it has been unfolding after Russian invasion on February 24. The author stresses: "The war of Ukrainians is also our war. Their defeat will be our defeat. Ukraine can't lose, and for that, it needs help." The movie trailer: Ukrainian produ...

6 original scores commissioned for ciné-concerts for the 50th anniversary of Fema

Original scores commissioned for ciné-concerts; Retour de Flamme's 30 year anniversary; special event at La Sirène ­ ­ 6 ORIGINAL SCORES FOR CINÉ-CONCERTS  ­ For its 50th anniversary, Fema has commissioned 6 original scores for ciné-concerts: ­ ­ — For three city symphonies, visual scores describing human ...

Bleecker Street, Slated Enter Strategic Partnership

Slated announces a new and innovative, multi-picture, multi-year strategic alliance with Bleecker Street to support outstanding filmmakers.  The partnership will leverage Bleecker Street’s distribution channels as well as Slated’s extensive content pipeline and A.I.-driven scoring system. This first-of-its-kind distribution deal will identify high scoring films from Slated’s curated content pipeline to be distributed domestically via Bleecker Street.     &n...

Taste of Anatolia - calling for films from Turkey

  Taste of Anatolia - Films from Turkey Film Submission Deadline 15th July! https://filmfreeway.com/TasteofAnatolia Confirmed festival dates for Taste of Anatolia! Launched in 2018 by Balık Arts, ‘Taste of Anatolia – Films from Turkey’ aims to showcase the rich and varied cultures of Turkey through film. This year, from 5th to 11th November, the festival will present a contemporary mix of short, fiction, documentary and feature-length films. Venue detail...

The Desertscape International Film Festival returns to Southern Utah this June--celebrating its fourth outing

   We hope you're getting ready to have some good, old-fashioned movie-watching fun! The fest opens today at 4 PM with the SIGHTS & Sounds shorts block at the Electric Theater in St. George, Utah. Get your tickets now! http://fmasu.com/desertscape Full schedule https://www.fmasu.com/2022desertscapeschedule ...

The Maine Outdoor Film Festival Announces 2022 Lineup of Outdoor Films

A curated selection of outdoor adventure and conservation short films, shown outdoors, over three weekends throughout Portland from July 28th - August 14th.   The Maine Outdoor Film Festival (MOFF) has released its 2022 film lineup. MOFF’s 3rd annual flagship Portland festival will feature 70 films from local, national and international filmmakers that include a wide breadth of outdoor adventure and conservation work. MOFF will be held from July 28th to August 14th hosting 11 uniq...

Twenty-five years of Local Sightings

  SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 25th ANNUAL LOCAL SIGHTINGS FILM FESTIVAL Sep. 16–25 online and in-person at Northwest Film Forum An annual showcase of PNW moving image artwork, screenings, workshops, and filmmaker gatherings. The 25th Local Sightings Film Festival at Northwest Film Forum is a virtual-and-in-person showcase of Pacific Northwest creative communities. The 2022 program will present a competitive selection of curated short and fe...

Ischia Film Festival, twentieth edition: June 25 to July 2, 2022

  The event, celebrating the bond between cinema and territory, lights up the Mediterranean summer in the wonderful scenario of the Aragonese Castle of Ischia   Toni Servillo will receive the Ischia Film Award 2022   Many Italian excellences among the guests: Silvio Orlando, Leonardo Di Costanzo and Matilda De Angelis to name a few   91 works representing 37 Countries from all over the world, of which 78 will be premiering at IFF, for the celebratory edition   ...

The 2022 Bentonville Film Festival kicks off tomorrow

  The 2022 Bentonville Film Festival We are back and better than ever! We've got a full week ahead of fun with something for everyone. Our in-person festival is jam-packed with activities.  Check out what's happening every day this week!   Visit the WEBSITE for more information on in-person and virtual screenings and events!     ...

Awards of the 17th Geneva International Festival of Oriental Film (FIFOG)

The 17th Geneva International Festival of Oriental Film (FIFOG) took place from June 13 to 19 in Geneva and its municipalities. This year's edition is placed under the sign of Freedom...in the feminine way. It is chaired by the Lebanese writer Joumana Haddad. Even if the heat wave has had an impact on the movement of festival-goers, the attendance of the public has been very honorable. The public has rediscovered the joy and pleasure of watching films and exchanging with filmmaker...

Rutherfurd Hall Foundation Announces Film Festival June 26

  Hackettstown, New Jersey - The Rutherfurd Hall Foundation (RHF) is proud to announce the upcoming “Rutherfurd Hall Film Festival” that will take place on June 26. This festival will consist of three film showcases: High School student films (beginning at 1:00 PM), Documentary and Experimental films (beginning at 3:00 PM) and Narrative films (beginning at 5:00 PM). In an effort to showcase local creativity of young students in the filmmaking arts, this festival...

Residency participants selected and new support scheme for Ukrainian filmmakers ready for launch

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Göteborg Film Fund 2022: Ukraine – residency participants selected and new support scheme for Ukrainian filmmakers ready for launch Four Ukrainian directors and screen writers have now been selected to the residencies that was announced in May. Parallelly Göteborg Film Fund: Ukraine is now sizing up, with additional support for dissemination of Ukrainian films, as well as to filmmakers working in Ukraine. More than 35 applications were submitted for the residency prog...

Female Eye Film Festival (FeFF) celebrated its 20th Anniversary

Returning LIVE, the Female Eye Film Festival (FeFF), founded by Canadian trailblazer Leslie Ann Coles, celebrated its 20th Anniversary June 9 to 12, 2022, at TIFF Bell Lightbox.    FeFF was way ahead of its time at its founding, and the festival's tagline, "Always Honest, Not Always Pretty," says it all. It's an eclectic program of features, documentaries, shorts, and the highly anticipated Late-Night Thrills and Chills – an&nbs...

Lech Majewski received the Trophy of the International Uranium Film Festival of Rio de Janeiro 2022

  Lech Majewski has received Sunday, May 29, the Trophy of the International Uranium Film Festival (IUFF) of Rio de Janeiro 2022 for his latest film „Valley of the Gods" starring Josh Hartnett, John Malkovich, Bérénice Marlohe, Keir Dullea, John Rhys-Davies and Joseph Runningfox.   The audience at the Cinematheque of Rio de Janeiro's prestigious Museum of Modern Art, including many art and film scholars, was deeply impressed by his film and t...

Sydney Film Festival Award Winners announced at the closing night Gala

The 69th Sydney Film Festival tonight awarded Close by Belgian filmmaker Lukas Dhont, a stunningly beautiful examination of boyhood friendship, the prestigious Sydney Film Prize. The winner of the $60,000 cash prize for ‘audacious, cutting-edge and courageous' film was selected by a prestigious international jury headed by David Wenham. The announcement was made at the State Theatre ahead of the Australian Premiere screening of the 2022 Cannes-a...

Telluride Film Festival announces two dissident Russian filmmakers as its 2022 Festival Guest Directors

KANTEMIR BALAGOV AND KIRA KOVALENKO : GUEST DIRECTORS AT 49TH TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL    Telluride Film Festival (TFF), presented by National Film Preserve LTD., is proud to announce dissident Russian filmmakers Kantemir Balagov and Kira Kovalenko as its 2022 Festival Guest Directors. The award-winning filmmakers are set to select a series of films to present at the 49th Telluride Film Festival running September 2 - 5, 2022.    Festival organizers annually sel...

Broker closes the Sydney Festival

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Direct from the Cannes Competition, where Song Kang-ho (Parasite, SFF 2019) won the Best Actor Award, Broker is a tender drama from Kore-eda Hirokazu (Shoplifters, SFF 2018). A film at once delightful, funny and heart-breaking from a master filmmaker at the height of his powers. Sang-hyun (Song Kang-ho) runs a laundry shop but is constantly saddled with debt. Dong-soo (Gang Dong-won) works at a ‘baby b...

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