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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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IFFS International Film Summit returns to Paris April 2 and 3, 2013

Last year was great fun at IFFS Paris, with exciting panels and prestigious panelists. Laurie Kirby, Bruno Chatelin co chair with Cannes Market Jérôme Paillard and Lionel Chouchann the man with 150 film festivals editions. We are gearing to a new edition in Paris next april 2 and 3.     Start planning now and ask for our partner prefered rate with a 50€ discount. See you all in Paris. Bruno Chatelin The IFFS  is the only annual conference & trade ...

Bruno Chatelin handed out the Award for Best Film from the festival circuit to Michel Hazanavicius

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@ The International Film Festival Summit Europe IFFS and filmfestivals.com  - fest21.com,  close observers of the festival circuit, have honored Michel Hazanavicius, director of The Artist with the “Festival Film of the Year Award”  which recognizes the outstanding artistic dimensions of the whole project and the extraordinary successful fare on the circuit from Cannes (best actor) to 5 Oscars (6 Cesar, 3 Golden Globes, 7 BAFTAS)...  The award was handed by B...

The sketches of the IFFS Summit Europe panelists by Nesta Morgan

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http://www.fest21.com/en/blog/nesta_morgan Nesta's.fest21.com, the Signature Sketch collection of caricature filmic moments in the festival community... "I storyboard, and design film and tv sets. My sketchbooks are full of the character and environment settings of both cinema and literary worlds, they are my own original storyboard collection of festival travel sketches, with pen and paper. Nesta's Sketch Collection covers The Berlinale Talent Campus, Edinburgh Film & ...

IFFS Europe The Fest Summit Agenda april 3 & 4

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2012 IFFS EUROPE - PARIS - CONFERENCE AGENDA Tuesday April 3, 2012 Co-chairs:  Bruno Chatelin Chief Operating Officer FEST21.COM FILMFESTIVALS.COM Scott Hillier Festival Director European Independent Film Festival 8:30 am - Registration Opens ...

Michel Hazanavicius will be awarded with the "Festival Film of the year Award" at IFFS Fest Summit in Paris april 3

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The International Film Festival Summit Europe -IFFS and filmfestivals.com  - fest21.com,  close observers of the festival circuit announced today that they will honor Michel Hazanavicius the  director of The Artist with the "Festival Film of the year Award"  which recognizes the outstanding artistic dimensions of the whole project and the extraordinary successful fare on the circuit from Cannes (best actor) to 5 Oscars (6 Cesar, 3 Golden Globes, 7 BAFTAS)... 2011 saw...

What Do Your Colleagues Have to Say About the IFFS?

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  “Dear IFFS,  I’m writing to thank you you and all your team for putting together such a great conference. As a full-time event producer who is interested in film festival planning and organization I felt that IFFS offered really solid insights and food for thought....and terrific connections.”  ~ Christina Fotinelli, Events Producer, NYC  “What a well run conference you had.  Completely organized and perfect socializing!  I loved the music venue ...

What is the International Film Festival Summit (IFFS)

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The IFFS  is the only annual conference & trade show for film festival professionals and entertainment executives to network, learn from one another, establish partnerships, and understand the latest trends in festivals and the entertainment industry. Film festivals represent one of the most unique and high-level intersections of all stakeholders in the entertainment industry connecting with millions of audiences from all over North America. Attendees are seeking new produc...

IFFS Advisory Committee

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The 2012 IFFS Advisory Committee brings together some of the most accomplished and experienced professionals from across the film and music festival industry. We are excited about the diversity and knowledge that each member will contribute in 2010. With their support and feedback we’re bringing together visionary keynotes, panel discussions, in-depth work shops focusing on the most pressing and relevant topics facing the film and music festival industry today.  Peter Belsi...

The International Film Festival Summit Europe will return to Paris April 3 and 4

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The 6th Annual International Film Festival Summit Europe will be the most informative and fun filled summit to date. Bruno Chatelin will co chair the event with Scott Hillier (ECU festival founder) and Laurie Kirby (IFFS Executive Director). Bruno Chatelin is the co founder of filmfestivals.com fest21.com, producer (Emotion Film Factory) and former distributor: head of Sony Pictures and UGC FOX  France, he is a newly elected Board Member at the European Film Academy. Scott Hillier...

The Berlin edition of the IFFS Festival Summit 2011

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Bruno Chatelin, your editor, will be co chair of the Berlin edition 2011. Herewith the full detailed program. Tuesday February 8, 2011 8:30 am Registration Opens 9:15 - 9:30 am Opening Remarks by Conference Chair 9:30 - 10:45 am Panel "The 21st Century Festival: Diversity in genre, culture & media" As we push on into the 21st century, festivals must continue to adapt to the types of films ...

International Film Festival Summit Europe: The Agenda from the Amsterdam conference April 8-9, 2010

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Thursday, April 8, 2010 8:30 am - Registration Opens 9:15 am - 9:30 am Opening Remarks by Conference Chair 9:30 am - 10:30 am Panel "What's Really Going on?"          There has been a great deal of scrutiny on what some say are problems with the current festival model.  Take a step back to look at the big picture.  You spend all year with your nose to the grind and making your festival the best it can be, this is a great opportunity to hear from industry...

International Film Festival Summit Europe: The Amsterdam edition's speakers

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The 4th Annual International Film Festival Summit Europe (April 8 -9, 2010) 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, ...

The International Film Festival Summit presented the IFFS Excellence Awards

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The International Film Festival presented their 3rd Annual IFFS Excellence Awards on Monday at the 6th Annual International Film Festival Summit. For the third consecutive year, the IFFS Excellence Awards honored and paid tribute to the dedicated professionals and executives managing film festivals. "As film festivals continue to evolve and play a larger and more pivotal role in the entertainment industry we were absolutely thrilled to honor such accomplished and dedicated...

Film Festival Professional (CFFP) Program graduating class

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The International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) announced their 2009 Certified Film Festival Professional (CFFP) Program graduating class earlier this month at a special ceremony which preceded the 6th annual International Film Festival Summit. The International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) announced their 2009 Certified Film Festival Professional (CFFP) Program graduating class earlier this month at a special ceremony which preceded the 6th annual International Film Festival Summit. ...

International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) Europe Call for speakers

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International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) Europe will take place April 8-9, 2010 in Amsterdam   The International Film Festival Summit is inviting the most accomplished film festival executives and directors to share their expertise with a high-level audience of executives eager to launch or expand their own film festival initiatives. Speaker titles include: Executive Director, Festival Director, Managing Director, Artistic Director, Program Director, VP of Programming, President a...

Speakers line up in Vegas International Film Festival Summit 2009

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Rajendra Roy The Celeste Bartos Chief Curator of Film The Museum of Modern Art Jonathan Sehring President IFC Colin Stanfield Executive Director Nantucket Film Festival Sarah Pearce Operat...

International Film Festival Summit Announces the Certified Film Festival Professional Program

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The International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) announces the Certified Film Festival Professional (CFFP) Program, a two-day course that provides a comprehensive training curriculum for film festival professionals, will take place this December 4-5, 2009 in Las Vegas.     The CFFP Program is a two-day course that provides a comprehensive training curriculum covering the most important elements involved in film festival work.  The course content for each section is developed by a ...

Video Slide Show IFFS International Film Festival Summit Europe 2009

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                                  Chrystèle Bazin Silhouette, with fest21.com Bruno Chatelin Watch the diaporama of the event.   Slide Show IFFS International Film Festival Summit Europe 2009 fest21.com party Slide Show IFFS International Film Festival Summit Europe 2009 fest21.com party ...

Video Panel: Marco Muller Venice Film Festival Director

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2009 IFFS Europe Opening Keynote Presentation Marco Müller Director Venice International Film Festival Since 1980, he has worked as a film critic and historian, creating and directing several series of books on the cinema for a number of publishers, has personally curated some monographic publications and has regularly written essays and articles on cinema. Since 1978, his new role as "festival maker" has progressively established itself. From 1989 to 1991, he was dir...

Video Panel Ginnie Atkinson Edinburgh film festival

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The Workshop of Workshops Developing unique programs to set your festival apart and educate the filmmaker can be a key component to any festival. What can and should you do to properly enhance the filmmaker experience? Hear from established fests how year after year they continue to create an exceptional filmmaker experience. Moderator: Phyllis Mollet, Consultant, International Film Industry Ginnie Atkinson, Managing Director, Edinburgh Int'l Film Festival Presentation at...

Cinekid Fest Monique Ruinen speaks about Cinekid Studio

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                                  Cinekid Project Manager Monique Ruinen speaks about Cinekid Studio    ...

Francesco di Cesare Marketing and Sponsoring Director Biennale

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Biennale Marketing Sponsoring Manager Francesco di Cesare speaking at the summit   April 7th panel 11:15 am - 12:15 pm Creating Value for Festival Sponsors & Supporters Wondering how you can ink more sponsorships, sign multi-year deals or just trying to solidify your selling strategy? If you answered yes to any of these questions your festival can't afford to miss this panel. Hear proven strategies to target, pitch, contact and retain sponsors year after year. Mo...

IFFS Panel: Measuring Success; where to Set the Bar?

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There are so many different definitions of success and “bigness.” There are film festivals that attract hundreds of thousands of people, and yet are not on the mainstream radar, and festivals which show only a few dozen films that are world famous. This session will address considerations and metrics for success including: number of films, number of acquisitions, celebrities, size of audience, longevity, number of impressions and reach? Most notably, these different metrics have differing ...

IFFS Europe its a wrap! We loved it

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Final conclusion of the two day event at the luxurious but loud Saint James & Albany Hotel in Paris Program of the afternoon sessions: The Workshop of Workshops   Developing unique programs to set your festival apart and educate the filmmaker can be a key component to any festival. What can and should you do to properly enhance the filmmaker experience? Hear from established fests how year after year they continue to create an exceptional filmmaker experience. ...

Filmfestivals.com et fest21.com party

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Thank you all for attending our drinks party and wine tasting on April 7th                                     Delegates shared with us some very good and tasty moments. These were followed by a diner with "strangers" that were no longer strangers  at a typical Basque restaurant next ...

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About IFFS The International Film Festival Summit Europe

Chatelin Bruno
(IFFS)

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

Please email us for details

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:
find his current and past coverage  about the latest trends in:
- FUNDING & SPONSORSHIP
- PROGRAMMING
- OPERATIONS & MANAGEMENT
- PUBLICITY & PUBLIC RELATIONS
- ACQUISITION & DISTRIBUTION
- TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS
- LONG TERM PLANNING & SUSTAINABLE GROWTH
- EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT


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