Pro Tools
•Register a festival or a film
Submit film to festivals Promote for free or with Promo Packages

FILMFESTIVALS | 24/7 world wide coverage

Welcome !

Enjoy the best of both worlds: Film & Festival News, exploring the best of the film festivals community.  

Launched in 1995, relentlessly connecting films to festivals, documenting and promoting festivals worldwide.

A brand new website will soon be available. Covid-19 is not helping, stay safe meanwhile.

For collaboration, editorial contributions, or publicity, please send us an email here

User login

|FRENCH VERSION|

RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes

 

Filmfestivals.com services and offers

 

Fest directors

VIDEO: the Screen party during AFM 2022

Great crowd gathered at the Annenberg Community Beach House ...

VIDEO: in conversation with Doval Bacall

While focused on working with Super Stars of today, Doval Bacall told Bruno Chatelin (filmfestivals.com) how he plans to discover, manage, develop, and guide the stars of tomorrow! Discover what he had to say about the development of his new production and studio services House and the success of his Your Script Produced Competition currently wrapping year three. https://dovalbacallentertainment.com/ https://yourscriptproduced.com/   ...

„When the Woodlark Sings“ – Double Award Winner on the Crown Point International Film Festival in Chicago

Our film "When the Woodlark Sings" was selected on the Crown Point International Film Festival in Chicago USA and it is Award Winner in categories BEST 1st TIME DIRECTOR and BEST SCORE!  We are overjoyed and grateful for the double Award! We thank the whole cast and crew as well as our supporters who believed in us! Watch the trailer with english subtitles: https://youtu.be/oXuEJiN3rD0 More information: https://heidelerche-film.cittador.com ...

Audience Award - Be Part of the Jury!

user
All selected short films will participate in the competition for the Audience Award after they are uploaded on the Cittador International Film Festival´s website. The award is determined by Internet viewers using a voting tool. The film in each category with the highest number of voting will receive the Audience Award. Be part of the public voting jury - visit our website, watch films and vote on: https://iff.cittador.com You can submit your short film!   ...

MISMFF 2022, 06: Sweat, anxiety, sleepless nights and dedicated hard work

  MISMFF 2022, 06: Sweat, anxiety, sleepless nights and dedicated hard work A film festival cannot be held without a team of dedicated organisers and workers. Many of them spend sleepless nights, are at a high level of anxiety months before the event and spend sleepless nights, once the inauguration date approaches. This is true of the Mestia International Short & Mountain Film Festival (MISMFF) too. And if the team is relatively small, as is the case at MISMFF, the responsibilities a...

Film Festival Veteran Carl Spence Named Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF) Artistic Director

  Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF) has tapped Carl Spence as its new Artistic Director, assuming the role from Kevin W. McNeely, who will transition to Director Emeritus.   “The enthusiasm and passion of Kevin McNeely and Co-Director Ginny Krieger, along with the entire festival team, was infectious and reminded me of the early days of my festival film career,” said Spence. “I look forward to joining the team and continuing the traditi...

Lynda Belkhiria is appointed Manager of the 9th Cairo Film Connection

  The 44th edition of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) that will be held from 13 - 22 November opens now for submissions for the 9th Cairo Film Connection, the Festival’s co-production market. Cairo International Film Festival announces also the appointment of Lynda Belkhiria as the Manager of the 9th edition of Cairo Film Connection. Hussein Fahmy, President of CIFF, expresses his delight to receive new film projects to participate within the Cairo Film Connection, w...

Jonathan Wolf to Exit American Film Market as Managing Director After 24 Years

  The Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®) announced today that Jonathan Wolf, Managing Director of its American Film Market® (AFM®) and EVP of the trade association, will step down when his current term ends on June 30, 2022.  Wolf, who has led the AFM for 24 years, will continue on as an advisor through the 2022 AFM, which is set to make its in-person return to Santa Monica for the 43rd edition, November 1-6.   Under Wolf’s leadership, t...

Five new film curators are joining TIFF programming team

TIFF revealed today that five new film curators are joining its programming team. The new programmers are some of the most sought-after and vital voices in the industry, and women continue to comprise 50% of the programming team.TIFF also announced details of the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival, taking place September 8–18. TIFF’s 47th edition will feature 11 days of the best that the international film community has to offer, while spotlighting and championing the Canadia...

Meet the directors of Beyond Borders and their plans for the future and the 7th edition

A few hours before the closing ceremony of the 6th edition we met with Irini Sarogliou and Michel Noll and discussed casually by the port the plans for the future and the 7th edition of Beyond Borders Discussing the Documentary Film Festival in Castelorizzo BEYOND BORDERS with the festival directors: Irini Sarogliou and Michel Noll! Thanks to RGB Studios who filmed the interview by Bruno Chatelin. CAMERA OPERATORS; DIMITRIS MAVROFORAKIS, GRIGORIS VOUKALIS CREW ASSISTANT; GIORGOS LA...

Martine Thérouanne, director of the Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinemas, promoted to Officier des Arts & Lettres

Mr. Alain Chrétien, mayor of Vesoul, Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite presented this Thursday, December 23, 2021, the Medal promoting the rank of Officier des Arts et Letters Mrs. Martine Thérouanne, director and co-founder of the Vesoul International Film Festival of Cinemas d'Asie, on behalf of the Minister of Culture, and by virtue of the powers conferred on her, for her lifelong commitment to serving culture, particularly cinematography, contributing t...

2021 Award Winners - Bangkok International Documentary Awards and Festival - press release

      It was with great honor that BKK DOC founder and festival director Stephane Lambert revealed the 2021 Bangkok International Documentary Award winners. full list here: http://www.bkkdoc.com/bkkdoc-awardwinners2021.html In the 2021 festival, BKK DOC has continued to offer participating filmmakers enhanced exposure and distribution opportunities under the theme of “Visions on Asia.&rd...

Aissa Maïga's Marcher sur l'eau (Above Water) featured in Cannes Special Features

  Aissa Maïga's Marcher sur l'eau (Above Water) was a special treat at the Cannes special screening section of the 74th Cannes Film Festival. Set in the Azawak of West Africa in Niger Aissa follows a nomadic family in an area deprived of water. Beautifully told and made by the filmmaker and filmed by Rousslan Dion.   Maïga shows the close bonds of a family within a community in search of water. She follows the journey from walking for miles in sea...

RIP Dimitri Eipides : Festival du Nouveau Cinéma plans a tribute to his memory

    "As our 50th anniversary approaches, we learned with great sadness that Dimitri Eipides has passed away following a lengthy illness. Dimitri played a very important role in discovering new talents and emerging filmmakers who later shot to international renown. He took an active part in developing the Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF), the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and the Reykjavik International Film Festival (RIFF) after founding the Montr...

IFFI 51, Goa, January 16-24, 2021, 08: The kaleidoscope dozen

user
  IFFI 51, Goa, January 16-24, 2021, 08: The kaleidoscope dozen International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has today announced the line-up of films for its Festival Kaleidoscope. The section will feature 12 films from across the world. The line-up consists of the following movies: We Still Have the Deep Black Night by Gustavo Galvão (Brazil, Germany)     Window Boy Would also Like to Have a Submarine by Alex Piperno (Uruguay)       ...

BKK DOC Original Award print signed by the artist

                                            The BKK DOC 2020 STEPHFF AWARDS The nominated and the awarded documentaries will have the opportunity to access a dedicated audience online (vod), and offline during the Festival to be held in Bangkok at the prestigious Goethe Institut Bangkok in December. Awarded projects will be entitled to receive the Prest...

Good bye letter from Julia Sinkevych leaving Odesa International Film Festival

Time to say goodbye! Dear friends and colleagues!   From December 2020 I am leaving Odesa International Film Festival! It's been great and complex 10 years, when together with the team I was doing what I love and what I belive in! This is the only way to create a masterpiece and the only way to create a miracle! In times of war, in times of pandemic crisis - OIFF survived and became even more important and strong! But everything has it's own life cycle and for me this l...

VIDEO ScreenDaily Talks: Black Nights, Berlin, Rotterdam heads talk winter festival plans

  Speaking on a panel of European winter festival directors during the latest ScreenDaily Talks, Berlin International Film Festival executive director Mariette Rissenbeek revealed submissions of features for were up 5% on last year but that Covid-19 safety rules would impact the number of titles they would select. Rissenbeek was joined by Tiina Lokk, director of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival; Vanja Kaludjercic, director of International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR); and Marg...

Transitions at Cine Las Americas: meet Gabriel Ornelas the new executive director

My name is Gabriel Ornelas and I'd like to introduce myself. In early October, the Cine Board of Directors met and I was named the new Executive Director of Cine Las Americas. As you may have heard, Jean Lauer, our former Executive Director, transitioned from the ED role with Cine to focus on her full time work as professor at Austin Community College. I, the entire Cine Las Americas Board and staff, are very grateful for Jean's tireless dedication and passion she has invested wit...

Call for Entry - IISFF - CINEMASCOPE AWARDS 2020

Indian International Short Film Festival - CINEMASCOPE AWARDS Coming Soon . Date - 16th to 24th Dec 2020 Time - 10-7pm Online Screening Submit Your Film Now for EXCLUSIVELY DISCOUNT ON FilmFreeway - Now Special 50% discount on entry fees of any category Use Waiver code - IISFF2020 Standard Fees - $29.00 Student Fees - $24.00 Gold Member Fees - $20.00 Last Date of Submission 30 Nov,2020 We welcome all the dedicated people to join us in our festival and make this festiva...

SUBMISSION START NOW IISFF - CINEMASCOPE AWARDS 2020

user
!! SUBMISSION START NOW !! 2nd Indian International Short Film Festival CINEMASCOPE AWARDS 2020 The competition will be held on the online premiere screening, from 10 am to 7 pm. Date - 16th to 24th December. Mail Id – cinemascopeawards@gmail.com  Ph No – +91 9748275141 / +91 7044298663 /+91 9875615399   Please send your film details AND share your film link by Google Drive/We Transfer/YouTube Link for online submission.   Entry F...

French Riviera Film Festival Partners With PlayPlay.TV To Take 2020 Festival Online

  French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) and PlayPlay.tv, premier digital video streaming service for the performing arts,  have partnered to present the second annual installment of the festival online. Official Poster "We're delighted to partner with PlayPlay.tv as we take our festival online this year, due to the pandemic,” comments FRFF co-founder Nicole Goesseringer Muj. “Film lovers from around the world will now be able to enjoy th...

BKK DOC - Bangkok International Documentary Awards

user
Bkk Doc is thrilled to announce that the festival will take place at the prestigious Goethe Institute in Bangkok 17-20 December 2020 Visit www.bkkdoc.com to keep yourself updated with the program as it unfolds.   ...

The 58th New York Film Festival Programming Team adds new (familiar) faces

Film at Lincoln Center Unveils New Structure and Programming Team for New York Film Festival Film at Lincoln Center announced that the 58th New York Film Festival (NYFF), taking place from September 25th through October 11th, will feature changes to the festival’s programming structure and new selection committee and advisory roles. The festival is also exploring a combination of both in-person and digital experiences, as circumstances allow. Since 1963, the New York Fi...

MBff: Organisers

user
MBff: Mobile Blockbuster film festival's Team Director Dmitriy Bainazarov Several times participant of international festivals of mobile movies, screenwriter, film director Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mitya.bainazarov   Producer, PR Olessya Kolesnichenko Specialist in integrated marketing communications of international level, business trainer, МВА Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/olessya.kolesnichenko     ...
gersbach.net