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The Bulletin Board ANNOUNCEMENTS / CALL FOR ENTRIES recommended by filmfestivals.com: BE ON IT!     French Riviera Film Festival  May 21 – 22, 2022   PARTNER FESTIVAL WITH FILMFESTIVALS.COM April 13, 2022 final deadline The fourth annual French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) will recognize and celebrate short-form content cr...

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    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...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! N°1000 and 17

THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 Weekly newsletter N°1016 // 1015 Documenting the festivals experience since 1995, reaching over 166 000 subscribers:   Email us to be featured   FOLLOW US :           With other 11 000 festivals worldwide which we cover: no wonder we have reached the 1000 mark for our newsletters count. We ...

Liev Schreiber to attend KVIFF

  This year’s Karlovy Vary festival will welcome American actor, screenwriter, and director Liev Schreiber eighteen years after his last appearance. In 2004, Schreiber was in town along with actor Elijah Wood to introduce the Czech-filmed Everything is Illuminated (2005). This adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer’s story of a young American looking for his roots in Ukraine was Schreiber’s directorial debut. In 2005, the film won the Laterna Magica Prize and a Bio...

Save the date for the 26th Ji.hlava IDFF

    Summer’s here and you know what that means… A new autumn season of documentary films is just around the corner! We can’t wait to see your bright and smiling faces fill up the rooms once again at Ji.hlava’s screening events, industry program, and Inspiration Forum discussion boards.  The 26th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival will take place from October 25th to October 30th, 2022. The in-person segment of the festival will be follo...

Call for submissions: IDFA Bertha Fund Classic

  The Fund is now accepting submissions for IBF Classic, the flagship grant program that supports projects in development or (post-)production. As announced last fall, increased amounts will go to selected filmmakers from now on, with contributions up to €7,500 for development support and €25,000 for production support. Submit by June 10.   Call for submissions: IDFA Bertha Fund Europe – Minority Co-p...

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 ...

26th Ji.hlava unveiled its visual & Jan Švankmajer's last film

The visual identity of the 26th Ji.hlava IDFF has been revealed. The author of the visuals, Juraj Horváth, is an award-winning book graphic designer and illustrator who has been the creator of the festival’s visual identity for over two decades.  The festival announced also the first programme highlight of this year’s edition: the latest film by legendary surrealist filmmaker Jan Švankmajer entitled Kunstkamera. The two-hour director’s cut will be pres...

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...

Filmfestivals.com Farewell to Jérôme and Jonathan "Au Revoir" from your festival peers

Jérôme Paillard and Jonathan Wolf attended the annual filmfestivals.com wine tasting reception for festival directors held at FilmHedge Terrace - 57 la Croisette in partnership with FILMHEDGE: the film fund which is currently the talk of the town, after they announced their 100M$ new line of credit during Winston Baker Film Finance Forum. For both heads of Cannes and AFM Markets this was the last "official" Cannes in office. Both had announced a new stage in their...

The Best Indie Films came to NYC in June 2022

The 14th Annual New York City Independent Film Festival was a great success !  We all had a great time and saw a lot of great films and made new connections!  Here are some of the great photos from the Opening and Closing Party. Here are some photos form the Opeing Party! Here are some photos from the Closing Party! Now is a great time to submit to the 2023 New York City Independent Film Festival! ...

Annecy 2022 – Overview and Highlights

An overview and some figures­ ­ ­ ­ You were 13,248 attendees, partners, professionals, and institutions to come, and thanks to you all this edition was rich in emotions, meetings, and discoveries! Thank you for making the heart of Annecy, the world capital of animation film, beat so intensively!­ ­ In addition: 300 screenings 50,000 spectators for the Open-air Screenings on Le Pâquier 165 events and professional meetings ­­ XR@An...

Annecy 2022 – The Official Selection of Graduation Films and TV & Commissioned Films

Following the announcement of the Short films in competition, here is the 2nd part of the Annecy Festival’s Official Selection!  ­ ­   ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ Discover the Graduation films, and...

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...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! N°1000 and 16

THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 DO NOT MISS A BIT from  CANNES, Marché du Film, Locarno, Venice, Toronto, Palm Springs and many more   Weekly newsletter N°1014 // 1015 Documenting the festivals experience since 1995, reaching over 166 000 subscribers:   Email us to be featured   FOLLOW US ...

Zero Gravity selected to Woods Hole, Guam and Discover Film Festival

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Woods Hole Film Festival July 30 - Aug 6, 2022 Woods Hole, MA Guam International Film Festival Oct 7 - 9, 2022 Hagåtña, Guam Discover Film Festival (Scotland) Oct 22 - Nov 6, 2022 Dundee, Scotland, UK   ...

The Korean Film Festival (KOFFIA) returns to Australia this summer

KOREAN FILM FESTIVAL IN AUSTRALIA RETURNS THIS AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER Witness some of the most extraordinary story-telling, breathtaking cinematography and powerful performances as the Korean Film Festival (KOFFIA) returns to Sydney (18-23 Aug), Melbourne (1-5 Sep), Canberra (1-3 Sept) and Brisbane (8-11 Sept) for another year, showcasing the best films from Korea’s world-class film industry. From the biggest blockbusters, noir films, rom-coms, gripping thrillers and more, the Festi...

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 ...

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...

Call for Entries - 19th accordi @ DISACCORDI - International Short Film Festival in Naples - Italy

accordi @ DISACCORDI - International Short Film Festival celebrates its 19th anniversary on November 7 - 13, 2022 and welcomes filmmakers, professionals, enthusiasts from across the world, to share the art of independent short films with the local audience, to entertain and enlighten the festival attendees, to provide filmmakers the opportunity for professional networking and development, and to encourage cultural tourism and film industry development in Naples and the surrounding area in Camp...

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   ...

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