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    We, at, 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...

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The Bulletin Board ANNOUNCEMENTS / CALL FOR ENTRIES recommended by BE ON IT!     New Media Film Festival June 1 – 2, 2022 January 3, 2022 Pre-Fest Deadline New Media Film Festival®, an innovative and award-winning* festival created in 2009, celebrates stories, technology, and platforms. We continually implement new opportunities outside the norm...

Your Script Produced: submit with EARLY BIRD discount for the Season 3

 September 30, 2021 Early Deadline SUBMIT NOW Discovering and Producing Talented Writers and Filmmakers left behind by the entertainment industry, worldwide! The return of Entertainment's unparalleled event! Season 3 SPECIAL EDITION: Accepting the following submissions: Features, Pilots, Shorts AND Documentaries! THERE IS NO AGE LIMIT ON SUCCESS! WE ARE ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FROM ALL AGES, WORLDWIDE! Anyone under the age of 18 MUST submit a parental consent form. ALL GE...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Welcome to the N°969 release of our weekly newsletter

  THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 ANOTHER BUSY WEEK ON THE CIRCUIT: FEEL THE BEAT? ... DO NOT MISS A BIT from Cannes, Locarno, Rotterdam, Venice, Santa Barbara, Fantasporto, Lumière, Marché du Film, Seattle, Bentonville and many more  ! Weekly newsletter N° 969 documenting the festivals experience, reaching over 196 000 subscribers:   Email us to be...

RIFF Film Club invites entries for Student Smartphone Short Film Contest

RIFF Film Club invites entries for Student Smartphone Short Film Contest It's a great opportunity for all school as well as college-going students. Entries are invited to empower the story-teller inside the students, through film-making, with smartphones. There are two categories in the contest, i.e. Category A - Juniors (age up to 18 years) & Category B - Seniors (age 18 and above). The top winner from each category will get a direct entry to the Official Selection in the Student...

The 23rd annual Cine Las Americas International Film Festival has officially begun!

40+ films from Latinxs and Indigenous peoples from the Americas are streaming now.       ...

Partner festivals calling this month: june 2021

  Dear filmmakers friends do not miss these Festivals in Focus.     Bruno Chatelin and the Team wish you much success on the festival circuit  Read this online         FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:                      ____________________________________________________ ...

New Media Film Festival calling

Email I  310-288-1100 I Website I Facebook I Twitter I Instagram I PROFILE ON FILMFESTIVALS.COM  I SUBMIT New Media Film Festival®, an innovative and award-winning* festival created in 2009, celebrates stories, technology, and platforms. We continually implement new opportunities outside the norm to bolster creators in media. Judges from HBO, MARVEL, EMMYS, BBC & more. $45,000.00 In Awards Through our boundary pushin...

Your Script Produced! Studio: Season 3 calling for entry

Early Deadline  September 30, 2021   Email I Website I Facebook I Twitter I Instagram I Profile on FILMFESTIVALS.COM  I SUBMIT Discovering and Producing Talented Writers and Filmmakers left behind by the entertainment industry, worldwide! The return of Entertainment's unparalleled event! Season 3 SPECIAL EDITION: Accepting the following submissions: Features, Pilots, Shorts AND Documentaries! ...

Marché du Film and Cinando launch The Festivals Hub

  The Marché du Film and Cinando are teaming up this year to offer a brand new space exclusively dedicated to welcoming film festival & market organizers from all over the world!  Get together, connect and promote your activites!  The Hub is accessible for free (subject to space availability) to all festival and market teams holding a Marché du Film badge.  Check out our detailed services and find out how to become a Hub partner    ...

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The Directors Fortnight unveils its 2021 poster

The image, by photographer and filmmaker Daniel Mercadante, is part of his series “The Enchanted Forest”, and was created through a process that combines long exposure photography, light projection and juxtapositions. The artist “paints” the trees with the coloured light of handheld flashlights and, using long exposure techniques, explores the temporal dimension that photography shares with cinema. The wide spectrum of colours reflects the richness and diversity of con...

The Directors Fortnight unveils its 2021 selection

  Paolo Moretti and his selection committee have unveiled the selection of Directors’ Fortnight’s 53rd edition. Discover the list of the selected long and short films.  More information will soon be available on our website. FEATURE FILMS A Chiara by Jonas Carpignano 1h38  A Night of Knowing Nothing by Payal Kapadia 1h30 – First feat...

Rooftop Films announces 2021 lineup for 25th Anniversary Summer Series in NYC

New York’s popular Summer Series returns with in-person screenings beginning June 17; lineup features Janicza Bravo’s ‘Zola’, ESPN’s ‘Once Upon a Time In Queens’ about the ‘86 Mets, & more   Festival will collaborate with iconic NY organizations including Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage & Jazz at Lincoln Center, plus If/Then & Field of Vision to create opportunities for filmmakers for 25th Anniversary&nb...

Holly Weird Film Festival Announces Lineup

    The other side of Hollywood is becoming fearless to the entertainment capital of the world.   The third annual Holly Weird Film Festival has announced the lineup for the 2021 season. Celebrating true original underground filmmaking, Holly Weird celebrates and showcases independent films of all genres that feature a distinct vision, a unique voice, or an avant-garde challenge to what is expected or accepted. The festival is making it's mission to showcase the work of ...

8th Annual The Americas Film Festival New York Virtual Cinema Opens Monday, June 21 8th Annual The Americas Film Festival New York Virtual Cinema Opens Monday, June 21 with box-office hit THE WEASELS’ TALE by Oscar-award-winning director Juan José Campanella The Festival closes with award-winning dramatic feature MONKEY BEACH by Loretta S. Todd on Sunday, June 27 Special guests include filmmakers Loretta S. Todd, Grace Dove, Deirdre Fishel, Campbell Dalglish, Henrietta Mann, Marta Hincapié Uribe, Catherine Murphy All screenings are free ...

Telluride Film Festival (September 2- 6, 2021) acquires the historic Nugget Building in Telluride

  Telluride Film Festival (September 2 – 6, 2021) and the National Film Preserve LTD, a Colorado nonprofit corporation, today announced its acquisition of the Nugget Building in the town of Telluride, Colorado. The Festival’s intent is to maintain and further create a cultural center devoted to film, filmmakers and film culture.    The building, an iconic piece of Old West history located in the town’s center near the New Sheridan Hotel, will provide a ...

Secret Treaties - the world's most dangerous film festival - self procalimed !

SECRET TREATIES - the world's most dangerous film festival - will be screening ill-advised short films at Film Noir Cinema in Brooklyn, NYC. Tickets are on sale: Politics is a field of perverse humor, infinite intrigue, and waking terror. SECRET TREATIES: STRANGE POLITICAL BEDFELLOWS is a short film festival that will turn back the blankets to reveal the squishy underbelly of politics. The Secrets Film Festival is an annual...

Far East Film Festival invites 10 aspiring global journalists to become part of the FEFF Family.

FAR EAST FILM FESTIVAL 23: 24 June/2 July 2021 - Udine, Italy, Visionario & Cinema Centrale The Forces of the FEFF Campus Unite! The bonds between the cinemas of East and West continue to strengthen with each passing year and the FEFF Campus will again help further this vital cause by hosting (online) 10 aspiring journalists – five from Asia and five from Europe –at this year’s 23st edition of the Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy from 24 June to 2 J...

The 27th Palm Springs International ShortFest lineup!

  ShortFest Lineup is Live! We're thrilled to announce the 2021 edition of ShortFest! The festival will screen 49 curated programs showcasing 295 films including 32 World Premieres, 13 International Premieres, 46 North American Premieres and 22 U.S. Premieres. More than 5,500 short films from 104 countries were submitted.   Screenings will all take place at the Camelot Theatres (Palm Springs Cultural Center) starting June 22 with a full day of programming and will conclude on J...

The 2021 Etheria Film Festival lineup of shorts revealed

  ETHERIA FILM FESTIVAL BRINGS OFFICIAL 2021 LINEUP TO KANSAS CITY Screenland Armour Theatre to Host 8th Annual Event Etheria Film Night ( is returning to Screenland Armour Theatre ( on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 9:30 PM. The 2021 lineup features nine short films from around the world. “The Screenland Armour Theatre and the Kansas City genre fans have been so welcoming to Etheria and our filmmakers. We can’t not wait to see how they...

Europe Film Festival U.K. has been looking for the best filmmakers.

Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) is a reputable monthly competition and annual online film festival based in one of the elegant cities in the world, London in 2020-2021.   Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) is an IMDb eligible festival.   The festival will be done periodically, every 45 days, it has a loop.   Website: Submission:   AWARDS - FEATU...

French Riviera Film Festival 2021 Unveils Official Poster | To be Auctioned as One of the World’s Film First Festival Poster NFT

Virtual Festival to Feature Online Screenings on, 4th Annual Global Entertainment Showcase, and Gala Awards Reception, Live from the Beverly Hills Hotel The third annual French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) is pleased to unveil the fest’s 2021 official poster, the announcement was made today by festival co-founders Gotham Chandna and Nicole Goesseringer Muj. The original poster is now listed for auction as an official Non-Fungible Token (NFT), making...

LAST DAY to submit your film!

  LAST DAY to submit your film for this summer’s Mirror Mountain Film Festival! We want to see original, unique, independent and alternative expressions from the world’s most creative minds! Use the discount code ENTERTHEMIRRORMOUNTAIN on @filmfreeway and save 25% on submission fees. Submit here: ...


Our regular film submissions deadline might have been closed but if you are between the age of 13- 24 you have the chance to be a part of something special by entering the "Rescript the future" contest. This is a chance for you to imagine a better tomorrow by creating an inspiring documentary script about our world. All you need to do is submit your idea. If you win, you’ll be able to turn your vision into a reality with the help of WaterBear’s production team...


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