Pro Tools
•Register a festival or a film
Submit film to festivals Promote for free or with Promo Packages

FILMFESTIVALS | 24/7 world wide coverage

Welcome !

Enjoy the best of both worlds: Film & Festival News, exploring the best of the film festivals community.  

Launched in 1995, relentlessly connecting films to festivals, documenting and promoting festivals worldwide.

Working on an upgrade soon.

For collaboration, editorial contributions, or publicity, please send us an email here

User login


RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes services and offers



sehsüchte 2012 Special Call for Entry - Focus "Sustainability"

SUBMIT YOUR FILM!     Clothing, diet, equal rights, recycling, demographic change, fair trade, migration, education, environmentalism, consumption, development aid, ...all these issues are hold together by the term sustainability. You didn't know that? So we decided to devote 2012's focus of Europe's largest international student film festival sehsüchte to sustainability. The term is on everybodyfs lips right ...

ECU arrives in GEORGIA!

ECU has arrived in GEORGIA! We are all very happy to be here (in the sun!). Check out how excited we were to see out massive logo in the centre of Tbilisi! ECU est arrivé en Géorgie! Nous sommes tous très heureux d'être ici (au soleil!). Regardez notre excitation quand nous avons vu notre logo massive dans le centre de Tbilissi!

The winners of the G-Technology Driven Creativity Competition 2011 have now been announced

After a lot of deliberation (and strong coffee), the judges have now decided on their winners and runners-up in the filmmaking categories. This was no easy matter, with great entries in both the amateur and professional categories. You can see who they chose here – With galleries in Berlin, London and Paris you will get the chance to view all the shortlisted film entries, see selected photography entries and hear some of the best music entries. Th...

"A Life of Death" in Tremendous Company at DOCartoon in Italy!

"A Life of Death" (2003/USA/8 mins) will play in DOCartoon in Pietrasanta, Italy from September 24-30, 2011. Other titles selected for this prestigious festival are Chris Landreth's Oscar-winning "Ryan", "Yellow Sticky Notes" by 2009 Clermont-Ferrand winner Jeff Chiba Stearns, and the multiple award-winner "Giallo Milano" by Sergio Basso. For more information on the festival, please download this program:

babu kishan, babukishan,, scary, horror, movie, english, film, media, business, online, tv, radio, china,

'PLEASURE' An English Scary super natural Horror Movie by Babu Kishan     An anguished college girl Christina, deals with the recent loss of her mother whilst being slowly possessed by her craving spirit, causing Christina to give into her most carnal desires.   The recent death of her mother has put Christina into a bad state, even the consolation of her best friend Alli

Bollywood Musical Comedy Movie

"Miya Anari Ba Biwi Khilari Ba" is a upcoming Bhojpuri Bollywood-style Canadian-Indian musical comedy film written, directed and produced by Babukishan Das (interview) starring Birbal, Yogini, Varsha, Chhatu Master, Yunus Parvez and many more. The film featurs songs performed by renowned Bollywood singers Sapna Awasti, Vinod Rathod, Chandana Dixit, Anuradha Paudwal and Anwar. Filmed in India with great

Cinema and Paris: A Love Story

Cinema and Paris: A Love Story From Paris Blues to Midnight in Paris, not forgetting Last Tango in Paris… So many cinematic masterpieces were born on the streets of the capital! In the background or as a central subject, Paris has always attracted and fascinated filmmakers from all over the world. Putting its movement, its sparkle, its darkness and its beauty at the disposal of artists who come to immortalise it on a reel. The city of light shows its fidelity to th...


"27m2" is the winner of ÉCU's 2011 "Film of the Festival" award. World Premiere - Robert Marron is the receptionist of the Eldorado Hotel, lost in his language theory. He want to become a translator for couples, convinced that everyone is a language and that he has the faculty to understand everyone. This film is an essay on lack of communication for people who think they need to be understood.

The Bivouac - A Legendary Street Show

Bivouac is a legendary street show which has lit up cities across Europe, but makes it's English debut here in Great Yarmouth.Filmed and edited by Manuel Seixas.© 2010 Manuel Seixas

Seeing the Third World Through Fresh Eyes

In the world of entertainment today, mainly speaking of film, it's a tough place to find originality. Hollywood films are losing that touch of creativity. It may not seem so when it comes to applying the technological advances in the art. When it comes to story, plot, characters, it seems as if we've heard it all before. So what do we turn to? Mainstream Hollywood is losing its touch, it's time to look into independent film festivals where we could find the filmmakers of today, living ...

My message to the Festival in Cannes

My greetings to You! I am Anna Polibina, a screen writer and an art house film director from Moscow. My name as of a movie maker was opened in November, 2010, in the Meyerhold Center of Moscow; ten of my films were demonstrated there. My profile here is the following: I have screened over 80 (!) of shortcut films, in Russian and English. By my profession, I am a screen writer and a translator of poetry from five European languages. I gradu...

Nouveaux Cinémas International Digital Film Festival Paris


Since 2004, the Festival des Nouveaux Cinémas has made people discover the quality of digital creation and promote a demanding and innovating conception of this cinema opened to all.

All these new ways of capturing the world resulte in new types of movies so different from one another and yet united in this digital cinema revolution.

We bring you the diversity, the blooming and the energy of all the new cinemas.

babu kishan"s "CANADIAN DREAM" Based on true story of new immigrants

Director: BABU KISHAN. KISHAN'S CROSSOVER 35 mm DIGITAL MOVIE "CANADIAN DREAM" TRAILER.based on true story 'Dil Punjabi' of new immigrants in canada."CANADIAN DREAM" A movie by BABU KISHANAn optimistic Indian family arrives in Canada with hopes, and dreams of a new life full of opportunity . They soon discover it is not easy to find work, or adjust to life in Canada. The teenage son is bullied, and disturbed watching his father struggle in a job that is below his level. This is a story of one young mans struggle between working hard, and innocently enough he falls into the wrong company, the world of gangsters and drug dealing. He wants to make fast money, to help his family, and be accepted by a community that has rejected him. This family came with a vision of how life should be in Canada. The Vision of the Canadian dream is now falling apart. The land of opportunity, has turned upside down when they realize their son is involved with a white girl, which is not acceptable in their own community. They start to wonder how he is making fast cash. Feeling isolated and estranged in this new land, they become aware there is a right way to go, there are resources to help them through this transition of realizing their Canadian Dream.http://dilpunjabimovie.comhttp://babukishandas.comcomposer/filmmaker

Insight Film Festival Opens Call for Entries for 2011 Festival

INSIGHT FILM FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES NOW OPEN!   Insight is an international film festival with a focus on Faith, calling upon filmmakers to use faith as a topic. Films about any faith are welcome, made by people of all faiths and none. The next Insight Festival will take place in November 2011 in Manchester and London, UK and will be streamed live across the web.    By entering the festival your film may be viewed by some high profile industry professionals an...

Entwicklungspolitische Filmtage Linz

Die ENTWICKLUNGSPOLITISCHEN FILMTAGE LINZ sind ein jährlich stattfindendes Festival. Das (ober)österreichische Filmfestival widmet sich einem jährlich wechselnden Schwerpunktland und macht dieses "mit allen Sinnen" bekannt. Neben Filmbeiträgen (Dokumentationen, Spielfilmen. Kurzfilmen) nähert sich die Veranstaltung mit kulinarischen Köstlichkeiten, einem kulturellen Rahmenprogramm, Vorträgen und Podiumsdiskussionen dem Schwerpunktland an.


Das Festival ist öffentlich zugänglich.


ENTWICKLUNGSPOLITISCHE FILMTAGE LINZ is a yearly organised festival. The (Upper)Austrian festival concentrates on a yearly changing country of interest and tries to introduce them "with all senses". Beside movies (documentary, featrures, shorts) the festival offers special cuisine, cultural framework program, lectures and discussions. All focusing on the country of interest.


The festival is open to the public.

VOICES Festival


VOICES Festival (VOlogda Independent Cinema from European Screens)


The first edition of VOICES Festival will take place from July 4th to 9th, 2010 in Vologda, Russia. This event aims at taking an interested and investigative look at current European cinema, and will be an opportunity to discover new talents.

The particularity of this festival is its concept: it is a Workshop-Festival combining both competition and workshops.


The Competition:

The competition features first and second full-length films by European directors.

Moreover, each year VOICES Festival highlights a European country; the first edition will celebrate French cinema which goes hand in hand with the ‘Year of France' program in Russia.


The Workshop:

The festival campus will be a platform for knowledge and exchange on diverse subjects thanks to the organisation of master-classes held by film professionals. Such round-table discussions will be opened to the public.


VOICES Festival is an official event of the ‘Year of France' program in Russia, and is supported by the Governor of the Region of Vologda, the city of Vologda, the French Embassy in Russia and the Russian Ministry of Culture.

Butterflies at festivals and crazy schedule for me

September is here and Butterflies is ready:) Sept 5th in the Czech Republic, Sept 11th and 13th and Temecula, California, Sept 16th in New York City and Sept 26th-27th in Montana. Now, anyone can see that it is absolutely impossible for me to make to all these fests. Plus, I have to be in Virginia on the 23rd. So, now what? However, there is some good news! The Butterflies fanpage just reached its 600th fan!!!! That is a great number! That is more than half on the way to the magical 100...

Video Slide Show IFFS International Film Festival Summit Europe 2009

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

'Our World' photo exhibit 

'Our World' Photo Exhibit.

  'Our World' Photo exhibit brings awareness and enlightenment to viewers around the world.We appreciate the abundance and wealth in our world, united with the realities of war, poverty, abuse and disregard towards our fellow human.Ideally you will discover new actions that make a difference in the lives of our human family. May everyone enjoy the same privileges and quality of life experience in our life time. Designed by Bobbi Miller MoroWomen Without Borders US  Women Without Borders US ...

sehsüchte International Student Film Festival

sehsuechte is the biggest international student film festival and is presenting films by students and amateur-filmmakers in the categories feature, documentary, animation and experimental as well as music videos and films for children.

Brussels European Film Festival

The Brussels European Film Festival Trailer for 2007 edition

AFIA 2008: Call for entries

AFIA Film Festival to be held March 12-17th 2008 in Aarhus, Denmark is now accepting submissions for its third edition!AFIA is an annual International Film Festival, held across second Danish biggest city – Aarhus. The festival focuses on auteur films (Debut features and shorts) by directors, who are at the beginning of their career, and internationally unknown (yet).Short films that have been completed after Jan. 1, 2007 and debut feature films (both fiction and documentaries) that have been ...

Mediasalles in Cannes released it annual study on European cinema attendance (+3.5%)

Updated information on cinema-going in Europe in 2006 in the MEDIA Salles Newsletter “European Cinema Journal” no. 2/2007 (attached), presented during the Cannes Film Festival on 21 May. At the MEDIA Salles “happy hour”, the traditional gathering for cinema professionals and journalists. The President of the Association, Jens Rykær, commented: “We are happy that 2006 has seen an increase in audiences in European cinemas and that in several countries Europe’s films have obtained sign...


The Bulletin Board

> The Bulletin Board Blog
> Partner festivals calling now
> Call for Entry Channel
> Film Showcase
 The Best for Fests

Meet our Fest Partners 

Following News

Interview with EFM (Berlin) Director



Interview with IFTA Chairman (AFM)



Interview with Cannes Marche du Film Director
 dailies live coverage from

> Live from India 
> Live from LA
Beyond Borders
> Locarno
> Toronto
> Venice
> San Sebastian

> Tallinn Black Nights 
> Red Sea International Film Festival

> Palm Springs Film Festival
> Kustendorf
> Rotterdam
> Sundance
Santa Barbara Film Festival SBIFF
> Berlin / EFM 
> Fantasporto
Houston WorldFest 
> Julien Dubuque International Film Festival
Cannes / Marche du Film 



Useful links for the indies:

Big files transfer
> Celebrities / Headlines / News / Gossip
> Clients References
> Crowd Funding
> Deals

> Festivals Trailers Park
> Film Commissions 
> Film Schools
> Financing
> Independent Filmmaking
> Motion Picture Companies and Studios
> Movie Sites
> Movie Theatre Programs
> Music/Soundtracks 
> Posters and Collectibles
> Professional Resources
> Screenwriting
> Search Engines
> Self Distribution
> Search sites – Entertainment
> Short film
> Streaming Solutions
> Submit to festivals
> Videos, DVDs
> Web Magazines and TV


> Other resources

+ SUBSCRIBE to the weekly Newsletter
+ Connecting film to fest: Marketing & Promotion
Special offers and discounts
Festival Waiver service