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Promote and Submit your Film to the Festivals

Our submission system is currently in development. Sorry for the inconvenience.

In the meantime we suggest our filmmakers to self promote on their film profile and enjoy the generated interest from our festivals (5000 festivals listed, 22 000 festival staffers registered, 12 000 media 4500 film buyers.

First make sure your Film is listed in the database log in and click: 

Listing comes with a strong promotion and lets  festivals spot you.




Poster :

Your trailer:

Feed your blog with news, promote

·         We want to see your short here, or a trailer at least., excerpts, making of, synopsis, bio, productin notes…     
Publish  audio, video, text links or pictures.

·         As a regular contributor you get more attention from our audience and from the festival programmers, your profile will appear on homepage.

·         Better SEO : our blog technology will offer you a better ranking in all search engines and google ranking.
Use your RSS (under the name of your blog on top of the page) to publish automatically on facebook, twitter,myspace...

·         Look for online help


Our audience of film professionals has grown a lot with the expansion of our community platform.
Visitors can now search the festival listing of 5 000+ using various criteria (theme, genre, date, deadline, fee...)
Select the festivals you need to submit or attend through the search engine.**ALL**&filter3=**ALL**&filter4=**ALL**&filter5=**ALL**&filter6=**ALL** 
Once you are happy with the festival's positionning, to follow and submit on their festival submission page


We can offer Festival consulting and marketing services to fit your ambitions.

-          The 500€ Festival Fast Track 

The Festival Fast Track service offers you a presence in the film showcase page with links and video streaming. The Film promotion Showcase is a combination of online services, (charged 500€ or about $690) that will bring recognition from our international audience who trust us as the only international media totally dedicated to the festival circuit. The Film promotion Showcase includes all those features: 

Film directory Database listing of your film. Ready for a quick initial evaluation.

- Your film and logo featured on the Showcase Section (linked from all pages) to highlight the film blog itself (example here) including a dedicated page.

Newsletter messages:  2 runs to our newsletter audience of 164 000 (4 lines) sample

Editorial on about your film, 1 article guaranteed.

One week long banner campaign on our sites. 728X90 pixels

- And we include your film in our monthly blast to festival programmers and other festival staffers 


-          The 350€ Film Showcase Booster

The package includes the previous packages benefits less the banner campaign.  

-           The 150€ Filmmakers Showcase Eblast to festival Programers 

The package and includes your ad in the eBlast with 4 lines promo : visual, title, link to trailer, synopsis 190$ 150€ 


We can also brainstorm with a range of packages include your film blog promotion with banners and newsletter ads  

We can also discuss a Cannes presence as we are a regular partner of Cannes Market.

We can work with you on a consulting basis around a viral campaign

We help some filmmakers and assist them in the Festival Circuit designing the strategy, handling festival submissions, waiving submission feees, negotiating screening fees...

Just ask me


Rather than pushing to scores of festivals let the film be noticed AND asked for by Fest directors?

let me know if I can be of further assistance.

Look for help here:



For more visibility, use our efficient promotion services as many films do.

Check the 10 good reasons to open a blog on

And good luck for your film...  

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Comments (13)

I am unable to submit my film.

I am unable to understand the procedure to submit my film help me.

You need to be registered on this site

The editor

short film about children

short film about children

Sending files to the festivals

Same problem! I don't get it how the festivals are receiving the data!

i am trying my best

Abhijeet Saha

same probs here...iam trying hard to find the easiest way to upload the film data........i guess its difficult or we are not properly guided........

Want to find out how to

Want to find out how to submit to festivals easier.

How to send my digitally to film festivals with your advice

Please send me a short simple advice how to send my film digital to film festivals.
I could not follow your instructions on
Look forward hearing from you.
Most kindly
Jan-Eje Ferling
Ferling Ord & Bild
Palmbladsvägen 3
SE-11258 Stockholm
+46 86569649


This is my directorial debut so I am still in the process of learning, being taught and finalizing my craft.

my film

i think all you guys would like my film it real and it uplifting even if it has tragic moments

The assembly

In your mind

Need assistance

Hello please. I don't understand how to do this. Where do I send my film online???

Me too (need assistance)

after I make a submission...

How do I send my avi file movie to festival?

"by air mail"  or "by upload"?

Online submission

Coming soon to a theater near you :).

The online submission application is amlost ready. Watch for its launch this week.


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