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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...

Award winners of the 26th edition the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM)

The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) ends tomorrow, Sunday, November 26. The winners of this 26th edition were revealed during the awards ceremony which took place this evening at the Cinémathèque québécoise.   GRAND PRIZE FOR INTERNATIONAL FEATURE COMPETITION Knit's Island by Guilhem Causse, Ekiem Barbier and Quentin L’helgoualc’h (France)   “Through their ability to immerse us in an unlikely community and bear...

Announcing the Winners of the 2023 WA Screen Culture Awards

Lights, camera, celebration! The curtain has fallen on the 2023 WA Screen Culture Awards (WASCAs), an ode to the creative spirit of screen practitioners in Western Australia. Held at Luna Cinemas Leederville on Sunday 26 November, and hosted by the hilarious YouTuber and comedian Ethan Marrell – AKA Ozzy Man Reviews, the WASCAs are a vibrant tribute to our local industry.   Organised by the Revelation Perth International Film Festival, the WAS...

2023 Wildlife Conservation Film Festival Virtual Festival, Part 2

The WCFF will return to New York, NY in October 2024. This year we moved the film festival to Boston, MA and proudly have a virtual event for a global audience to enjoy. The next in theater with a live audience event takes place in Naples, FL the week of January 16-22, 2024 at the Rookery Bay Environmental Education Center. In the meantime please enjoy over 100 documentary film, many of which are world premieres and ward winning through our partner Ecoflix.

Robert Guédiguian to receive the “Pier Paolo Pasolini' Lifetime Achievement Award at Laceno d’Oro International Film Festival

48. Laceno d’Oro International Film Festival | December 3/10 2023 | Avellino   To Robert Guédiguian the “Pier Paolo Pasolini' Lifetime Achievement Award   The master of French social cinema second international guest announced after Paul Schrader (USA)   The French director Robert Guédiguian, winner of the "Pier Paolo Pasolini" Lifetime Achievement Award, will open the 48th edition of the Laceno d'Oro Internat... will cover Ventana Sur and RSIFF with online dailies: take centre stage

Ventana Sur takes places November 27 - December 1; RSIFF runs November 30 till December 9, 2023. will be covering  these markets in person with dailies and newsletters.  Take center stage...   We would like to contribute to your success in these important markets.  ... Promote your line up to media, buyers and attendees. Boost your screenings' attendance. Shoot interviews or video capture of your events Promote your film to festiv...

72nd IFFMH: Announcing the Award-Winners

In Flames‹ by Zarrar Kahn has received the 30,000-euro International Newcomer Award for the best film in the competition.‌ The Rainer Werner Fassbinder Award for the best screenplay, which was raised to 15,000 euros this year, goes to Nick Pinkerton for ›The Sweet East, directed by Sean Price Williams. The Student Jury has honoured ›Without Air‹ by Katalin Moldovai with the 5,000-euro Student Award.  An Endless Sunday‹ by Alain Parroni has received...

10th Duhok International Film Fest to be Held with French Cinema Focus

Duhok Film Festival President Invites Prominent Global Movie Companies   The 10th edition of Duhok International Film Festival will be held in the city of Duhok, Kurdistan Region, Iraq, focusing on French cinema, with its president inviting prominent global movie companies to attend this event.   According to the report of Mansour Jahani, an independent and international cinema journalist, Presided by Ameer Ali Mohammed Tahir and artistic management by the Kurdish director, Shawk...

PORTO FEMME 2024 calling for submissions

The seventh edition of Porto Femme will be held from April 16th to 21st, 2024. The submissions can be made on the Filmfreeway and Festhome platforms. The regular deadline runs until December 01st and the extended deadline until December 15th, 2023!   PORTO FEMME 2024 -SUBMISSIONS OPEN   ...

VENTURA announces the experts participating in its professional training programme

A group of leading international film experts and professionals will participate in the first stage of VENTURA, consisting of a professional training programme aimed at the producers representing the five Spanish projects, selected from among the more than 200 applications received. This series of training sessions, which will take place from 11th to 15th December, aims to provide and enrich knowledge on financing, co-production, distribution, marketing, sustainability, audience design an...

VIDEO: FilmFest Munich director Christoph Gröner interviewed

Festival director Christoph Gröner with the moderators of the closing ceremony Christina Wolf and Malte Borkmann, in the background the festival team. Watch his video Interview below! "Munich as a city is always worth visiting, and in case you are into films you should not miss the international film festivals taking place in the Bavarian capital, bringing glamour into the city, transforming several spots into red carpet venues. This transformation occures not only once but twice a ...

“Laceno d’Oro” Lifetime Achievement Award to Paul Schrader

The legendary American filmmaker will be in Avellino for the festival founded by Pasolini: 48th Laceno d’Oro International Film Festival | December 3-10 2023 | Avellino   American director (Master Gardener, The Card Counter, First Reformed, Cat People, American Gigolo) and screenwriter (Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, Obsession, The Yakuza) Paul Schrader will receive “Laceno d’Oro” Lifetime Achievement Award at the 48th Laceno d’Oro International Film Fest...

Mallorca Celebrates Record-Breaking Festival and Winners

Special guests Erik Messerschmidt, ASC, Isabel Coixet and Daniel Brühl with Festival Director Sandra Lipski during the Opening Night 2023 in Palma de Mallorca. The 12th Mallorca International Film Festival has concluded with record-breaking success!   We thank everyone for attending and participating. Special thanks to our sponsors and partners for their unwavering support. We're thrilled to announce that this year's festival has broken all records in submissions, f...

Opening gala interviews at SIFFA UK

SIFFA UK 2023, November 20--27, is taking place in London at the Vue Cinema in Piccadilly and also in Castle Cinema in Hackney. This is about connecting filmmakers to their audiences and giving them hope for peace and a platform for a better understanding and exchange of culture. At these difficult times we believe the Great Britain must be truly great to support the culture. As a festival, this is what we can offer and invest in our culture. For more info visit: ...

A first look into TV Drama Vision 2024

As the key market for drama series in the Nordic region, TV Drama Vision 2024 will present a future-facing programme showcasing selected Nordic and European series, creative talents, business trends, and industry insight. With over 50 speakers on stage and 50 showcased series, it's the must-attend event in the region. In 2024, we will put a spotlight on financing trends and European collaborations, investigate how new technology is impacting business models, storytelling&nb...

Darren Dale named Board Chair of Sydney Film Festival

Sydney Film Festival today announced the ground-breaking appointment of acclaimed First Nations Producer Darren Dale as Board Chair of Sydney Film Festival, following the retirement of media entrepreneur, producer and philanthropist Deanne Weir in October 2023 after eight years on the Board.  A director of Blackfella Films since 2000, and an industry veteran, Darren is a leading advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content whose work has achi...

Immerse yourself in film worlds: Film Festival Max Ophüls Prize reveals poster for the 45th edition

  For over 40 years, the Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis has dedicated itself to the presentation and promotion of young German-language film talent. The Max Ophüls Prize film festival presents the new festival motif for the upcoming 45th edition. From January 22nd to 28th, 2024, around 140 films will be shown in cinemas in Saarbrücken and at selected locations in Saarland. Ticket sales start on January 6th, 2024, and festival passes and vouchers can be purchased from Decembe...

Afreximbank announces $1-billion African Film Fund

Mrs. Kanayo Awani, Executive Vice President, Intra-African Trade Bank, Afreximbank delivering her opening statement Mrs. Awani said that the fund would oversee film financing, co-finance with large studios, finance African filmmakers and finance producers and directors of film projects across the continent The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) ( is working on the establishment of a $1-billion African Film Fund to be launched in 2024 to support the continent&rs...

Ojai Film Festival 2023 Awards

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT Bubjan Nicholas Mihm Honorable Mention Carpenter Xelil Sehragerd BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE Space, Hope and Charity Sandy Cummings Honorable Mention Called to the Mountains Josh Goleman & Robert H. Dyar Jr. Honorable Mention Wine, Women and Dementia Kitty Norton BEST NARRATIVE SHORT The Fourth Johnny Kirk Honorable Mention After This Kaitlyn Clare Honorable Mention Bienvenidos a Los Angeles Lisa Cole B...

42nd FIMLSCHOOLFEST MUNICH: The award-winners

This Saturday evening, the Award Ceremony of the 42nd FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH brought the festival to a close. The jury presented the festival’s top award to the moving short film THE VOICE OF OTHERS (France) by Fatima Kaci. The Audience Award went to THE FUSE by Kevin Haefelin (USA).  The festival jury (Aslı Özge, Younès Ben Slimane, Aida Begović, Mathias Barkhausen), the audience, and three other juries chose the award-winners from among 40 films this year. ...

Emerald Fennell’s Saltburn and Cord Jefferson’s American Fiction Win 2023 SCAD Savannah Film Festival Audience Award

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) today announced the inaugural SCAD Savannah Film Festival Audience Award winners, as selected by festival attendees.     Salbturn was the year’s top pick, with Academy Award-winning writer, director, and producer Emerald Fennell on hand to receive the Spotlight Director Award in front of a sold-out audience. American Fiction was the runner-up, continuing its festival run of receiving ...

FOCUS 2023: Full Programme Announced

  We are delighted to announce the full FOCUS 2023 programme, taking place at the Business Design Centre London on 5 & 6th December. Join the gathering of thousands of screen professionals at the only free end-of-year event catering to the entire screen sector. Apply for a Complimentary Delegate Badge and enjoy a packed programme of curated sessions, meetings and networking opportunities.   Whether you're involved in film,...

Key West Film Festival Awards announced

Saturday night Key West Film Festival celebrated our filmmakers and special guests in a joyful Awards Ceremony at The Studios of Key West. Thanks to Tony Armer of the Dallas Film Commission for hosting the evening, and congratulations to the KWFF 2023 Golden Key and Golden Conch Award Winners!  Golden Key Awards Artistic Excellence - Tom McGuane  Excellence in Costume Design - Jacqueline Durran Excellence in Documentary Filmmaking - Sheila Nevins Emerging Talent ...

Companies attending the third edition of NEM Zagreb

The third edition of NEM Zagreb will welcome major companies from 6th to 8th of December at Esplanade Zagreb Hotel!    NEM ZAGREB COMPANIES 2023 All companies in alphabetical order that will contribute by supporting the event that is all about TV series & film creation can be found below    ...

The full programme and composition of the jury for the 45th Festival des 3 Continents

The full programme and composition of the jury for the 45th Festival des 3 Continents was announced. The international Festival dedicated to films from Africa, Latin America, and Asia will be held in Nantes and in partner cinemas throughout the Loire-Atlantique region from November 24 to December 3, 2023. “Beyond the attention given to contemborary cinema through the International Competition, with films by both established filmmakers and new directors, the Festival des ...


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