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The Bulletin Board ANNOUNCEMENTS / CALL FOR ENTRIES recommended by filmfestivals.com: BE ON IT!     Julien Dubuque Film Festival April 18 – 25, 2021    October 10, 2020 Earlybird Deadline       Known for it's quaint location, friendly staff/volunteers, inquisitive audience, consistent communication, multiple ...

Fantasporto 2021 calling

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE DECEMBER 1st (feature films) and NOVEMBER 1st (fantasy short films)   Fantasporto 2021 | 41st Porto International Film Festival reminds you that the entries for the next edition of this festival will close December 1st, for Feature films for all sections, and November 1st for Fantasy Shorts in competition.  The 41st edition of the event will be from Feb 26th - 6th March 2021 To submit a film (mandatory): Go to www...

The 54th WorldFest-Houston Intl Film Festival Call for Entries...

The 54th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival officially opened for entries August 15th!   November 15, 2020  Earlybird Entry Deadline I  December 15, 2020 Main Festival Entry Deadline I January 16, 2021 Late Entry Deadline I   January 31, 2021  I Final Brick Wall Deadline I April 16, 2021 Notification Date WorldFest Houston's blog I Website: http://www.worldfest.org I&nbs...

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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...

Lost World celebrates success of inaugural edition and extends the call for entry of its second edition to august 20

Paleochora Lost World Short Film Festival   October 3 - 8, 2020 August 20th, 2020 Extended Deadline The 2nd Paleochora Lost World Short Film Festival returns in October 2020  in association with the Municipality of Kandanos-Selinou. The 'Lost World' of Paleochora nestles between the Mountains and Sea in South West Crete and is the perfect location for Filmmakers to convene to show their work, network with colleagues and enjoy our fabulous C...

16th Myrtle Beach International Film Festival (April 20-24, 2021) calling for entry

  Call for entry MBIFF 16 now open     October 2, 2020 Earlybird Deadline I November 20, 2020 Regular Deadline I December 11, 2020 Late Deadline  I December 31, 2020 Extended Deadline I  SUBMIT I Website I Profile on filmfestivals.com I  Email contact I Facebook I Twitter     Submission Deadlines for MBIFF 16   October 2, 2020&nb...

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival is Now Accepting Submissions

The festival will run April 18 – 25, 2021 We are now accepting submissions for the 2021 Julien Dubuque Film Festival and awarding over $25,000! You can submit your film via filmfreeway, or contact us for more information.     October 10, 2020 Earlybird Deadline   January 4, 2021 Regular Deadline January 25, 2021 Late Deadline February 3, 2021 Extended Deadline Email I  4...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Proud to support our community - Volume 938

THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER SINCE 1995! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION WHAT A BUSY WEEK IT WAS ON THE CIRCUIT! ... FEEL THE BEAT? ... DO NOT MISS A BIT ! Welcome to the N°938 release of our weekly newsletter View in your browser Featuring news from: San Francisco, Cannes, Nature Track Festival, Matsalu Nature Film Festival, Ojay, Denver, Arpa, Chelsea, Tribeca,  AFM Online, Cannes,Austin Film Festival , exground filmfest,BFI London Film Festiv...

London Film Fest It's a wrap

On Sunday night we closed the physical and virtual curtains on the 64th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express. This year, the LFF expanded beyond London with premieres online and in cinemas all across the UK. Famous faces were beamed in for introductions, Q&As and events, and we launched a virtual exhibition of XR and immersive art and the first-ever audience awards. Photo courtesy of Paul Hayes.     LFF 2020 by the numbers Over 315,000 attend...

Hybrid exground filmfest 33 I 13–22 November 2020 I Wiesbaden

  exground filmfest 33: Hybrid Programme Revealed 121 Films from 45 Countries // Themes: Strong Female Figures and Family Bonds // Klaus Lemke Special Feature // DAS BRETT Adapted as Audience Award for 2020 // Cash and Non-Cash Prizes Valued at 17,500 Euros The programme for the 33rd edition of exground filmfest is now available online. For this hybrid Covid-19 edition, the festival, which runs from 13 to 22 November, will present a total of 121 independently...

The Blue Water International Film Festival calling

The Blue Water International Film Festival celebrates World Oceans Day, June 8th, on the prestigious Martha’s Vineyard at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. The festival will run from June 4th - 8th, 2021. The theme of the Blue Water Int'l Film Festival is about our “Big Blue Planet"; the festival's purpose is to encourage attendees to think broadly about how climate change affects planet Earth and deeply about the universal concerns and actions needed to bring ...

Announcing the complete program for the 23rd annual RIDM Montreal Festival

The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) 3 stimulating weeks of documentaries and discussions     The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) is proud to announce the program for its 23rd edition. This year, the festival will run for three weeks, from November 12 to December 2. 109 films, including 48 features, and numerous remote discussions and workshops will, more than ever, make November a grand celebration of documentary film.   This year, the...

Virtual PIFF Pasadena International Film Festival 2020 rolls online

A Special Thank You to the season of giving thanks, we here at PIFF have to say "thank you"... Our sponsors, vendors, venues, honorees, volunteers, press, filmmakers, guests... you have all been so supportive as we have come across unprecedented challenges due to Covid 19. The show must go on! as they say, so we are thrilled to present to you "Virtual PIFF 2020". This is new to us, but a silver lining is now anyone, anywhere in the world, can take part in PIFF.  ...

2020 Asia Pacific Screen Forum Programme Announced

 - Open for Registration - The 2nd Asia Pacific Screen Forum celebrates cultural diversity and cinematic excellence by linking screen creatives across the vast Asia Pacific as never before.   The 6-day conference will deliver a hit of optimism on what the future of the industry has in store as it regenerates after a tumultuous year globally. This will be the first screen industry conference in Australia and one of the first in the world since COVID-19 created global shutdow...

36th International Short Film Festival Berlin 2020 ready to rock...

10 - 15 November 2020 Over 300 short films in 38 programs: Welcome to colourful, entertaining and challenging films and an exciting showcase of international short film production. Advance sales have begun! Since the new social-distancing regulations will result in considerably lower cinema capacities, we recommend booking ONLINE early. Browse our website and book through the respective cinemas!   The program: Central to the program are the competitions, from the International a...

Vive le cinéma! French Film Festival UK reveals 28th line-up in cinemas and online

    Despite challenging circumstances, the 28th edition of the French Film Festival UK anticipates opening on 4 November 2020 with the UK premiere in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen of the comedy thriller Mama Weed / La Daronne. It stars one of le cinéma français’s best known names, Isabelle Huppert, who is expected to introduce the film virtually from Paris. The screenings will be followed by a recorded Q and A with director Jean-Paul Salomé...

The 9th edition of the Italian Contemporary Film Festival in Canada will be online end november

CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN CINEMA NOW AVAILABLE CANADA-WIDE The 9th edition of the Italian Contemporary Film Festival finally opens its doors this upcoming November 29th thanks to a brand-new online event that will offer a unique film selection to all film lovers across Canada. Get ready to access the newest released Italian feature films, shorts and documentaries, accompanied by live Q&As, filmmakers’ messages and free virtual events all from the comfort of your home! You&...

50 shorts line up for the online version of FilmSchoolFest Munich

FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH 39 ½ - FILMS AND FESTIVAL-JURY   At FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH 39 ½, students at film schools in 22 countries will present their work in international competition. From November 12 to 22, 2020, the website www.filmschoolfest-munich.de will be a digital showcase for 50 varied and outstanding short films from around the world. The jury will be chaired by German film director Julia von Heinz.   FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH will be held entirely online thi...

The Russian Film Festival travels the globe online

A series of Russian Film festivals will be conducted from 9 November to 30 December in Australia, Mexico, Spain and Brazil. Popular feature films and animations, adapted for screening abroad, will be available for free on local streaming platforms. For the Russian film industry, this is the first online      project of its kind, aimed at such a wide international audience. The main goal of the Russian Film Festival, initiated by ROSKINO, the organization charged with ...

Byron Bay International Film Festival launches today a full 10 days program

Actor Jack Thompson (The Sum of Us, Breaker Morant, Australia, Merry Xmas Mr lawrence) joins Actor/Director Wayne Blair (Firestarter - The Story of Bangarra, The Sapphires, Mystery Road) for an intimate conversation exploring their careers, inspirations and the evolution of Indigenous culture on Australian screens.  The conversation will led by Associate Professor and Producer Pauline Clague and is a hightlight of the festival. TICKETS ARE LIMITED TO THIS VERY SPECIAL EVE...

Your Script Produced: Over $350,000.00 Cash/awards/prizes - Get your Feature / Pilot / Short Script Produced! Guaranteed!

Over $350,000.00 Cash/awards/prizes: Get your Feature / Pilot / Short Script Produced! Guaranteed!   Introducing Season 2 / 2020 of "Your Script Produced!" International Film / Pilot / Short Film Screenwriting Competition Founded / Financed / Sponsored by Doval Bacall under his Banner Doval Bacall Films LLC. Over $350,000.00 in Cash/Awards/Prizes! Winners will be promoted in The Hollywood Reporter & Variety Trades! ALSO: Winners will be announ...

2020 New York Asian Film Festival

The widespread embrace of streaming, the growth of established platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime, the establishment of new streamers such as Disney+ and HBO Max, and numerous smaller platforms set up by distributors and independent interest groups fundamentally shifted the film and television market. This shift has been accelerated by the rapidly rising sales of large smart television sets with superb image resolution and sound. The pandemic, now in its seventh month, has fastened our fa...

13th Annual Bushwick Film Festival Opening Oct 21st

Please join us this Wednesday, Oct 21 @ 8 PM - 9 PM for the opening night show of the 13th Annual Bushwick Film Festival! The show features local NYC celebrities, Recording Artists Adeline, and elected officials including Senator Chuck Schumer and Congresswoman Nydia Valazquez.   RSVP HERE The 13th Annual Bushwick Film Festival takes place from Oct 21- Oct 25 and includes: Over 100 independent films from 30 different countries that you can watch online, A weekend movie industry conferen...

Reduced line-up announced for Karlovy Vary IFF 54½

Apples Mila Directed by: Christos Nikou Greece / Poland / Slovenia, 2020, 90min. The Big Hit Un triomphe Directed by: Emmanuel Courcol France, 2020, 106min. Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets Directed by: Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross USA, 2020, 98min. Coach to Vienna Kočár do Vídně Directed by...

"the Competition starts today" BKK DOC 2020

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"the Competition starts today" BKK DOC 2020 Call for Submission has ended on October 18th, 2020 23h59 Bangkok time. We are thrilled to announce that we have received several hundreds submissions from all over the world: Africa and Middle East - 5% North and South America - 20% Asia - 25% Europe - 50% This year edition is blessed with works from Award winn...
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