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

    We, at filmfestivals.com, 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...

The 2023 Budapest Debut Film Forum is now live in action

  The event will be organized between 27 and 31 March at Kristály Színtér on Margaret Island and welcomes those interested in a pitching forum for series and film plans, professional presentations, and case studies of successful debut works.   The 2023 edition of the Budapest Debut Film Forum (BDFF) will start on March 27. At the event - between March 27 and 31 - first-time film directors and producers present their projects and exchange experie...

Visions of Peace initiative shines during the UN 67th commission on status of women COMMISSION ON STATUS OF WOMEN

VISIONS OF PEACE INITIATIVE SHINES DURING THE 67TH COMMISSION ON STATUS OF WOMEN WITH FILM SCREENING AND RECOGNITIONS WITH SPECIAL INVITATION TO PRESENT FROM UNITED NATIONS APPROVED NGO NEW GENERATION IN ACTION'S AFI WORLD PEACE INITIATIVE   Pictured: Princess Cheryl Halpern (VOPI) presenting the Art for Peace Book in celebration of Visions of Peace 5 Year Anniversary during the 67th Commission on Status of Women at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City   ...

A day with Nicole Kidman at La Rochelle Festival

  Photo : Eyes Wide Shut Stanley Kubrick © Warner For this 51st  edition, FEMA gives the place of honor to an Australian actress who, under the porcelain surface of a Hollywood stunner with the air of an ice queen — To Die For directed by Gus Van Sant, unforgettable in Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut and Jane Campion’s The Portrait of a Lady — never ceases to amaze with her choice...

SFFILM Announces Full Lineup for 66th San Francisco International Film Festival

Program Features Selections from 37 Countries, and Spotlights New Work from Bay Area Filmmakers  11 Days of Film and Events Exclusively in San Francisco, Berkeley, and Oakland Theaters  Today, SFFILM announced the full lineup for the 66th San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM Festival), the longest-running film festival in the Americas. This year’s program, curated from over 5,000 submissions and invitations, will screen exclusively in theaters across San Francisc...

The 2023 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival announces film lineup for 29th edition (April 25-May 7)

      Matt Johnson’s BLACKBERRY is the Opening Night  selection and Marvin Samel’s IMORDECAI  is the Closing Night selection   SLO Film Fest’s’s special screenings, events, and programs include  Hunter S. Thompson Tribute, Surf Nite at the Fremont,  MicroHorrors, Cal Poly Shortcuts, E.T., Roman Holiday, and  Oliver Stone’s Nuclear Now        BlackBerry,&n...

Buried Alive Film Fest 2023 returns September 29th through October 1st.

  It's that time again, the 16th annual Buried Alive Film Festival is taking submissions!  Last year was our biggest and best year yet, with great media coverage and record attendance.  This year looks to be even better with a return to the historic Plaza Theatre.  We will be screening your movies at the oldest independent theatre in Atlanta, recently renovated and more beautiful than ever. Join us for what's sure to be one hell of a year.   We wan...

New Europe Market will run 5-8 June 2023 in beautiful Dubrovnik

The 10th edition of the TV market with a view will welcome major and world-renowned companies!  Don't miss the perfect opportunity to meet, engage and connect with key TV industry players from innovative companies at Hotel Dubrovnik Palace 5-8 June 2023. Check out below the companies that confirmed their attendance so far. SEE ALL COMPANIES The tenth edition of NEM Dubrovnik is coming back to the Hotel Dubrovnik Pal...

UNIFRANCE looks back at Berlinale boasting with 18 prizes awarded to French films

The 73rd edition of the Berlinale ended on February 26 with a prize list that honored French cinema in its plurality. The Year of the Documentary in France opens wonderfully with the Golden Bear awarded to the remarkable film by Nicolas Philibert, On the Adamant (to be released in France on April 19). And it was another, singular documentary, Orlando, My Political Biography by Paul B. Preciado, which received four awards, including the Special Jury Prize – Encoun...

New festival of Southwest Asian and North African cinema screening in Sydney- 28 - 30 April

  The first-ever SWANA Film Festival, presented by Arts & Cultural Exchange (ACE) Parramatta, is a 3-day festival of Southwest Asian and North African cinema screening at Riverside Theatre, Parramatta across the weekend -  28 - 30 April 2023!   ACE Executive Director Anne Loxley said, “ACE is thrilled to bring the first-ever SWANA Film Festival to Western Sydney.  The Festival is an important community-led project that showcases the diverse and important ...

First titles and opening film announced for Visions du Réel

        Visions de Réel unveils its Grand Angle and Highlights selection: 23 feature films – including 3 world premieres, 1 internation...

Seattle International Film Festival reveals the first sicx titles for the 2023 edition

Take a peek into the movieverse  with the first six 49th Seattle International Film Festival titles just announced including the Cannes Grand Jury Prize winner, the sensation that swept the Goya Awards, and a tribute to longtime SIFF Programmer Ruth Hayler. Passes are on sale now and individual tickets go on sale to SIFF Members on April 26 and to the general public on April 27. The Festival takes place in person May 11–21 at venues across Seattle,...

Film Festival Flips Paradigm Upside Down for Filmmakers with refundable submission fees

SYS’s Six-Figure Film Festival offers filmmakers risk-free submissions by refunding 100% of the entry fee to all the filmmakers who’s films are not screened at the festival.   With film festival entry fees on the rise and many festivals opting to screen films online, SellingYourScreenplay (SYS) is championing new initiatives to give filmmakers more value at festivals. SYS’s Six-Figure Film Festival and Screenplay Contest is an annual in-person event held in Los Angeles...

The Stars Will Shine at the Garden State Film Festival

New Jersey's Premier Independent Film Festival®, the Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) is celebrating its 21st Anniversary of paying tribute to New Jersey’s legacy as the birthplace of the American filmmaking industry. The artistic philosophy of the Garden State Film Festival is rooted in the celebration of the independent film genre and celebrates this spirit through dramatic screenings and unparalleled film collaborations attracting a diverse audience from around the...

Female Voices Rock Film Festival To Take Place May 5th – May 7th At The Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, NY

The One-Of-A-Kind Film Festival Returns for 3 Days of Live Screenings, Panels, Workshops, & More Female Voices Rock is excited to announce the return of Female Voices Rock Film Festival, taking place from May 5th-7th. Festival goers will once again return to theaters to discover this year’s most inspiring independent stories by women creators. In addition, in-person attendees will experience networking opportunities, workshops, industry talks, and parties during the festival, w...

The American French Film Festival to take place October 18-22 in Los Angeles

America’s First and Largest French Film Festival will Return to the DGA Theater Complex to Showcase Premieres of French Film and Television Series for US and International Distributors and the Public The Franco-American Cultural Fund (FACF) announced today that The American French Film Festival (formerly known as COLCOA) will hold its 27th annual edition and awards competition October 18-22 at the Directors Guild of America Theater on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood. “Created by th...

IBC2023 returns to Amsterdam 15-18 September

IBC is the world’s most inspiring content and technology event bringing together the global media, entertainment and technology industry. Planning is now well underway for this year’s event which will once again offer a world-class exhibition, a jam-packed content agenda plus the return of the Accelerator Media Innovation Programme and IBC Awards. Register your interest today and we’ll keep you updated with all the latest news from IBC and let you know when registration goes...

Unifrance confirms delegation, over 150 buyers already registered

UNIFRANCE DELEGATION BOUND FOR NATPE BUDAPEST Momentum is gathering for the 2023 edition of NATPE Budapest, returning to the banks of the Danube 19-22 June 2023, and over 150 buyers from linear TV channels, streaming platforms and distribution companies have been vetted and registered. Unifrance has also signed on as an event partner, and will be curating a French Pavilion, bringing together French companies looking to grow their reach in the CEE and beyon...

Submit your film to Newport Beach Film Fest SoCal’s largest cinema event!

SUBMIT YOUR FILM HERE Join us in celebrating our 24th Anniversary!   The Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) is now open for submissions in all categories. NBFF will celebrate its 24th anniversary with an action-packed line up of independent and studio films from around the globe. Scheduled to take place October 12 – October 19, 2023 throughout Newport Beach and Orange County, the Festival will screen an international slate of over 300 films, including feature-length narrative, do...

Oxford Film Festival 2023 announces filmmaker awards for 20th Anniversary edition

THE 2023 OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS   Mike Cheslik’s HUNDREDS OF BEAVERS wins Best Narrative Feature, and G.B. Shannon’s SHOW BUSINESS IS MY LIFE (BUT I CAN’T PROVE IT) wins Best Documentary Feature   Michael Stevantoni and Strack Azar’s THE BANALITY, and Kelly Duane de la Vega and Zandashé Brown’s IN THE BONES tied for Best Mississippi Feature     THE BANALITY, IN THE BONES Oxford, MS (March 11, ...

The biggest MIPTV in years returns to Cannes in a month to celebrate the 60th

  Get your Spring content and co-production deals done. Register today!   ...

50th Film Fest Gent honours game music with concert 'PRESS PLAY: Music in Games' and new music prize

19 - 21 October 2023, WSA Film Music Days 50th Film Fest Gent honours game music with concert 'PRESS PLAY: Music in Games' and new music prize Film Fest Gent presents the PRESS PLAY: Music in Games concert on Thursday 19 October 2023, which will bring music composed for video games to life. The music by, among others, composer Austin Wintory - known for award-winning games such as Journey, Abzû and Assassin's Creed Syndicate and who will also be hosting the concert- will be...

38th Annual Artios Awards

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  Casting Society (CSA) honored excellence in casting across feature films, television and theatre at the 38th Annual Artios Awards held on Thursday, March 9, with ceremonies in Los Angeles, New York and London. Yvette Nicole Brown hosted in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton,  the New York ceremony was hosted by Amber Ruffin at the Edison Ballroom, and the London ceremony was hosted by Gordon Griffin M.B.E at the Union Club. The star-studded award ceremonies are Casting Society's ...

'Unruly' wins Dragon Award Best Nordic Film

    Unruly, directed by Malou Reymann, wins Dragon Award Best Nordic Film. The award of SEK 400 000 makes it one of the world's largest film prizes. Presenting partner for the competition is Region Västra Götaland and the City of Gothenburg. The Jury's motivation:  With a great wish to honour a film that tells its story with both great sensitivity and power, the jury is grateful to lighten a universal story about human spirit against the oppressive system. ...

Filmfest Dresden (18 to 23 April 2023) is screening a total of 64 short films from 29 countries in three competition sections

 35 Filmfest Dresden (18.–23. April 2023) Competition Films from 29 Countries // Works by Radu Jude & Matthew Rankin // New Jury Award & Increased Prizemoney Filmfest Dresden (18 to 23 April 2023) is screening a total of 64 short films from 29 countries in the three competition sections of its 35th edition. Of the 2,800 films submitted, the Selection Committees chose 30 (co-)productions for the International Competition, 26 entries for the National Competition and eight wo...

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