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Partnering these next months with the hottest festivals and markets so you can get full coverage.

    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...

Make Believe: Year Two Award Winners announced

Make Believe: Year Two was one for the books, and we want to thank all of the volunteers, filmmakers, and audiences who helped make it so special. This year we are unveiling our SPIRITUS AWARD, which is our version of a Golden Lion or Palme d’Or, which best represents the spirit of the fest. Including our Fangoria, Mindbreaker & Spiritus Awards!͏ MAKE BELIEVE: YEAR TWO AWARD WINNERS     SHORTS     ...

50th Seattle International Film Festival to open with Magnolia Pictures’ Thelma from Josh Margolin

  Lead actress June Squibb to be honored with the 2024 Golden Space Needle Award  for Outstanding Contribution to Cinema   The 50th Seattle International Film Festival will open with Josh Margolin’s action comedy Thelma from Magnolia Pictures and honor lead June Squibb with the 2024 Golden Space Needle Award for Outstanding Contribution to Cinema. The Festival’s Opening Night Film & Party will take place Thursday, May 9 at The Paramount Theatre followed by a ...

Winners Movies that Matter Festival 2024

Radical by Christopher Zalla,  Asmae El Moudir’s The Mother of All Lies win Grand Jury Awards at  Movies that Matter Festival 2024 Other winners include Mediha by Hasan Oswald and Mediha Ibrahim Alhamad; Kix by Bálint Révész and Dávid Mikulán; Eddyʼs oorlog by Joost van der Valk; and Mast-del by Maryam Tafakory On Wednesday, 27 March the Movies that Matter Festival announced the winners of its 16th edition during the award ceremony at The...

21st Calgary Underground Film Festival Lineup Announcement

The 2024 program includes 50+ Films & Special Events, including John Waters in attendance!   The Calgary Underground Film Festival has announced the full lineup of films playing the 21st Festival, from April 18-28, 2024 at Globe Cinema. On-scale with the expanded programming of last year’s 20th Anniversary Festival, the largest in the organization’s history, CUFF 2024 will show 41 feature films, 37 shorts, and host 8 special events over 11 days.    ...

38th BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival wrapped

  BFI Flare 2024 in numbers 28,125 audience attendances across BFI Southbank screenings, events and short films on BFI Player   54% of all ticket bookers new to the Festival   87% occupancy at BFI Southbank screenings and events   58 features and 81 shorts from 41 countries   5 world premieres, 2 international premieres, 6 European premieres and 23 UK premieres across the feature films   285 filmmakers and their ...

Full Frame Recognizes 43 Regional and National Festival Sponsors

  Full Frame recognizes the generous contributions of the 43 regional and national sponsors of the 26th annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, which takes place April 4–7, 2024. “I am humbled by the tremendous amount of support from so many incredible sponsors and partners. Their generosity enables us to produce a world class event that gathers together thousands of people to celebrate documentary film and artists, and also puts a spotlight on our wonderful city of ...

Edinburgh International Film Festival announces collaboration with Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh International Film Festival announces collaboration with Edinburgh Festival Fringe, unveiling new venues and programming strands Out of Competition, Midnight Madness and Repertory strands will showcase the best in UK and World cinema   The newly relaunched Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has today announced a landmark collaboration with the renowned Edinburgh Festival Fringe which will open up the Film Festival programme in new venues across the city i...

Call for Applications: Arthouse Cinema Training 2024

  The Arthouse Cinema Training returns to Berlin this summer for its 21st edition.  19-25 AUGUST 2024 BERLIN, GERMANY     Don't miss it. Applications are open!   What is the Arthouse Cinema Training?   The Arthouse Cinema Training is an intensive one-week program that brings together arthouse exhibition professionals from across the world. The only program of its kind, the Training gives participants a unique chance to learn from top e...

Awards of Cinélatino 2024 Professional Platform

PROFESSIONAL PLATFORM  CINÉLATINO 2024 FILM IN PROGRESS 43  & FILM IN DEVELOPMENT 19 AWARDS   Film in progress proposes to contribute, with pragmatism and efficiency, to the completion of the selected films, and exposes these films to international visibility in the professional environment in order to facilitate their circulation and distribution.     ...

370 short films from 62 countries for the 36th edition of Filmfest Dresden -16 to 21 April 2024

For the 36th edition of Filmfest Dresden (16 to 21 April 2024), more than 370 short films from 62 countries compiled in the three Competitions and various special programmes are awaiting the audiences. In today’s press conference in the Filmtheater Schauburg festival cinema, Festival Directors Sylke Gottlebe and Anne Gaschütz together with further members of their team are providing insights into the highly diverse programme, including the already announced thematic focus on “...

Technicolor Group unveils its strategic framework

TECHNICOLOR GROUP: A FRAMEWORK FOR TRANSFORMATION World class businesses MPC, Mikros Animation, The Mill, Technicolor Games – to be housed under a new holding company: Technicolor Group A company in a sound financial position, with new money injection and moderate indebtedness Ambitious transformation underway to become a leading provider of visual experiences and cutting-edge technology in the dynamic world of visual storytelling Technicolor Group, the new holding company for Technico...

MIP confirmed its move to London after 61st Cannes edition of MIPTV

MIPCOM CANNES ORGANISER RX FRANCE CONFIRMS THE LAUNCH OF MIP LONDON IN FEBRUARY 2025   MIPTV TO END RUN AFTER 61ST EDITION IN APRIL 2024 RX FRANCE today announced the launch of MIP LONDON, a new industry market and networking event set to take place 24-27 February 2025, with a pre-opening on Sunday 23 February. The inaugural MIP LONDON will take place the same week as the 2025 London TV Screenings and is conceived as complementary to the existing annual gather...

41st IFFF Dortmund+Köln, 16 to 21 April 2024

The Focus programmes: Rage & Horror, desired! – film lust & queer, Panorama and more Festival specials   From 16 to 21 April 2024, IFFF Dortmund+Köln presents an eclectic array of films and we look forward to welcoming numerous German and international film-makers to Cologne. Alongside the Competitions, the Festival sections with their different profiles will showcase provocative and poignant works by directors from all over the globe. This year’s Focus: Rage &a...

Film Fest Gent will present a musical tribute to James Horner October 17th

17 October, James Horner Tribute Concert 15 - 17 October 2024, WSA Film Music Days   On 17 October 2024, Film Fest Gent will pay tribute to the legendary American composer James Horner with a unique night filled with his iconic scores. A selection of his work will be curated with the assistance of Simon Franglen. The World Soundtrack Award for Discovery of the Year 2023 recipient was an integral part of Horner's team on the scores for among others Titani...

Porto Femme - International Film Festival returns to Porto from 16 to 21 April

In this 7th edition, Porto Femme will continue to focus on sharing the work of women and non-binary people in the seventh art, promoting equality and empowerment in the cinematographic universe. It will once again be a space for creative freedom, sharing and debate for everyone. More than just a festival, Porto Femme is a festival that, by its nature, has multiple dimensions and aims to celebrate the diversity of genres, themes and languages, promoting values of equality, justice and human...

The Brainwash Movie Festival’s 30th Anniversary Annual Shows!

OK, Look Out Now, here comes our 30th! Annual Brainwash Movie Festival! But first, here are our winners form our 2023 Festival, shown at SF’s New Farm, 10/27-29/2023:   1st Prize: Loop Garou – a French Canadian Werewolf Fable – Erin Greenwell 2nd Grand! Prize!: The Unseen – John Akre 3rd Prize: Shitfaced – Jack E. K. Collier 4th Prize: Once I Passed – Martin Gerigk 5th Prize: # SPONSORED – Yurie Collins   So get in on the show and en...

Fourth Edition of TV Kids Summer Festival Set for June

  The fourth edition of the TV Kids Summer Festival is scheduled for June 4 to 7, 2024, featuring keynotes and panels with leading executives and creatives discussing the major trends in the children’s programming business. You can register for the TV Kids Summer Festival here, free of charge. It will be streamed live and available on-demand on Unlike other events requiring hefty registration fees, attendance to the TV Kids Summer Festival is ...

Meetings on the Bridge’s ‘Series on the Bridge’ selection has been announced, part of the 43rd Istanbul Film Festival,

  SERIES ON THE BRIDGE SELECTION HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED   To be held from 24 to 26 April as part of the 43rd Istanbul Film Festival, Meetings on the Bridge’s ‘Series on the Bridge’ selection has been announced.   Meetings on the Bridge, with Anadolu Efes as the main supporter, continues to bring together producers, directors and screenwriters from Turkey with international professionals.   Series on the Bridge, sponsored by OGM Pictures, will present 6 s...

CASCADIA International Women’s Film Festival Celebrates Exceptional Films by Women Directors

  BELLINGHAM, WA – The CASCADIA International Women’s Film Festival is thrilled to announce its seventh annual event, celebrating exceptional films directed by women from around the world. The festival will take place in Bellingham, WA, from April 25-28, 2024, with an online festival following from May 2-11, 2024. Since its inception in 2017, CASCADIA has presented the films of over 220 women directors, one of the few festivals in the U.S. dedicated to the goal of championi...

We love the 2024 ILLUMINATE Film Festival Poster!

  Illuminate Festival had an incredibly rich and joyful experience collaborating with this year's poster artist, local Santa Barbara creatrix, Tricia Evenson, who shares: In the creation of art for the Illuminate Film Festival, I am drawn to the intricate dance between the arts, the mind, science, spirituality, nature, and human connection. This festival’s key art transforms into a multi-media canvas, beckoning viewers to embark on a journey of explora...

Dublin International Film Festival Awards announced

That’s a Wrap! Thank you to all of our guests, partners, funders, venues and to you, the fabulous audiences. That’s a wrap for this year!   The 2024 festival welcomed 19,200 people across 10 days, screening 138 films from 50 countries, shown across 14 venues. It featured an expanded programme with 16 public events, 15 industry events, and 40 post-screening Q&As.     Submissions for DIFF 2025 open in May 2024!     See ...

Visions du Réel unveils the programme for its 55th edition (12 – 21 April 2024).

The eye of the storm: a resolutely current selection for 2024, in tune with the present   Visions du Réel unveils the programme for its 55th edition (12 – 21 April 2024). A bold and well-rounded official selection of 165 films from 50 different countries, with gender parity for the second year running. With 88 world premieres and 14 international premieres amongst the 128 new films being shown, Visions du Réel reaffirms its position as Switzerland’s second most...

The Overlook Film Fest returns this early April

THE SCHEDULE IS HERE! SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE NOW   In just over 2 weeks, the Overlook Film Fest emerges from its long, dark slumber to bring you spine-tingling thrills guaranteed to give you nightmares!  Check out the official schedule, 6 new films added to the lineup, 2 more immersive shows, 6 Special Events, more guests and the festival premiere of a mysterious new on, if you dare!     ...

Debut Feature Film Competition 2024 at the 41th festival edition of the IFFF Dortmund+Köln

  41st IFFF Dortmund+Köln, 16 to 21 April 2024 International Debut Feature Film Competition Eight directors compete for the 10,000 euro award Jury: Thelma Buabeng, Cristina Andreu Cuevas, Jennifer Reeder German feature ELLBOGEN opens the festival on 16 April   The Cologne edition of the Festival pays particular attention to showcasing the work of young film-makers. The International Debut Feature Film Competition is considered a useful barometer not just of directorial ta...


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