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IFFS The International Film Festival Summit Europe

The International Film Festival Summit 

April 3 -4,  2012 - The European summit - Paris  December 4-6, 2011, Austin, TX 

The next Annual IFFS will be the most informative and fun filled summit to date with new topics and speakers, insuring that attendees at all levels can all find the answers and creative new ideas that they are looking for.
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View the highlights of last Paris edition!


5th International Film Festival Summit - December 7-9 2008 - Las Vegas Hilton

The 5th Annual IFFS will be the most informative and fun filled summit to date. We are excited to announce new topics and speakers at the annual summit, insuring that attendees at all levels – first-timers and repeat attendees, new to the industry or seasoned professional – can all find the answers and creative new ideas that they are looking for. With scores of keynote presentations, informative panel discussions, breakout sessions, social activities, and the IFFS Excellence Awards you won't want to miss the IFFS this December!

Confirmed Keynote Speakers Include:
Gary Meyer, Co-Director of the Telluride Film Festival
Trevor Groth, Artistic Director of CineVegas
Rick Allen, CEO of SnagFilms
Dawn Hudson, Executive Director of Film Independent

Registration Special - $595 valid for Film Festival professionals through October 31st - DON'T MISS OUT!!

“SIFF’s presence at the IFFS enabled our organization to reach industry sponsors with materials about our programs. We were able to approach sponsors, like Samsung, with detailed proposals based on their presentations at the IFFS. Samsung came onboard as a Premier Sponsor as of the 2006 IFFS.”
Nancy Kennedy, Development Director, Seattle International Film Festival

“It’s great to see the international film festival community finally have an event of its own. The IFFS is a winner, bringing festivals of every size and genre together for an invaluable exchange of ideas and opportunities.”
Barry Rebo, CEO, Emerging Pictures

Some of this year's exciting topics inlcude:
*Festivals: Distribution Revolution or Evolution?
*Sustainability and Long Term Planning
*The Art and Philosophy of Curating a Film Festival
*Filmmaker Professional Development and the Festival Experience
*Board Development for Your Festival
*Year Round Festival Programs
*Membership & Giving Programs
*Creating Value for Festival Sponsors
*Building a Culture of Community Outreach
*Festival Standards and Formats
*Success Metrics: Where to Set the Bar
*indie 2.0
*Connecting the Dots: Distributors and Festivals
*Budgeting Workshop
*Dynamic Programming Issues
*Unlock Your Festivals Ticketing Potential
*Greening Your Fest

Don't wait any longer, join festivals & executives from across the industry including:
Withoutabox, IMDb,, Babelgum, Toronto International Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, Indie Pix, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Festival Media Corp., Agile Ticketing Solutions,, enta USA, inticketing,, Moviemaker Magazine, IndieFlix, IFQ, AFI Fest Presented by Audi, Atlanta Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, Bside, Starz Denver Film Festival, FilmThreat, Palm Springs International Film Festival, River Run International Film Festival, San Diego Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Gen Art, San Diego Asian Film Festival, DC Shorts Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, AFI Dallas International Film Festival, SXSW and many, many more!

The IFFS is back on the Las Vegas strip this year and better than ever. It will be held at the Las Vegas Hilton, we have a room block reserved for attendees at a special rate of $99/night. Be sure to book early, there is limited availability!

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About IFFS The International Film Festival Summit Europe

Chatelin Bruno

6th Annual International Film Festival Summit Europe in Paris will take place April 3 - 4, 2012, leading to Las Vegas Summit December, 2012

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Do not miss the Certified Film Festival Professional (CFFP) program, which is the only certification for those in the industry

Bruno Chatelin (member of th eAdvisory Board) has been reporting from London, Paris & the Vegas summits:
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