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The 11th Annual Film Festival Summit will be the most informative and fun filled conference to date. We are excited to announce new topics and speakers at the annual conference, 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 mu...

IFFS 2013 Special Events Schedule

  Sunday Brunch  11:00-12:00 pm Start your conference experience with a bang and enjoy a complimentary brunch buffet. Network with your peers and fill your ears with live music at this reception fully stocked with beer, wine, Bloody Marys and mimosas to get you ready for the day!  Courtesy of Eventbrite and ETM Beverages compliments of Lagunitas, Dulce Vida, Deep Eddy, Naked G...

The Intenational Film Festival Summit returns this December 8-10, 2013 in Austin, TX

About The International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) is the largest international organization representing the film festival industry providing the only annual conference to discover and discuss trends and issues surrounding the industry.   Mission The mission of the International Film Festival Summit is to promote and strengthen the global film festival industry through education, networking, dissemination of information, and the cultivation of...

IFFS Where ideas take shape

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The International Film Festival Summit IFFS 2013 // December 8-10 // Austin, TX Founded in 2002, IFFS provides the only annual conference & symposium for film festival professionals and entertainment executives to network, learn from one another, establish partnerships, and understand the latest trends in festival operations.IMFCON & IFFS provide the only annual conference & symposium for film and music festival professionals and entertainment executives to network,...

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 ...

The International Film Festival Summit - IFFS returns to Austin December 2- 4, 2012

The 9th Annual International Film Festival Summit 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...

Scott at IFFS Paris

ÉCU's Festival President, Scott Hillier, talking at the annual industry conference for film festival professionals and entertainment executives- IFFS Paris.

The Film Festival Summit Europe, agenda of the Berlin Summit Day 2

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Wednesday, February 9, 2011 8:30 am Registration Opens 9:30 am - 9:45 am Opening Remarks by Conference Chair Bruno Chatelin 9:45 am - 11:00 am Panel "Crossing the Divide: The role of festivals in worldwide film distribution" As the festival world shifts with the constant improvements in digital technology, changing economic conditions and other factors so does the distribution of Indie Film.  Technol...

The Film Festival Summit Europe, agenda of the Berlin summit Day 1

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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&qu...

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, ...

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. ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Chrystèle Bazin speeks about community outreach

Chrystèle Bazin Silhouette outdoor festival in Paris (Buttes Chaumont) Director speaks about her work with associations to bring local crowd of 20 000 at the oudoor screenings of short films

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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