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.

A brand new website will soon be available. Covid-19 is not helping, stay safe meanwhile.

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

User login

|FRENCH VERSION|

RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes

 

Filmfestivals.com services and offers

 

“IRON CHEF: QUEST FOR AN IRON LEGEND” Cast Is On The Menu For Special Napa Valley Film Festival Event

  WHAT: The Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) celebrates the launch of the new series on Netflix “Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend” with a screening of the finale episode of the eight-part series chronicling the heroic quest of a challenger chef taking on five legendary chefs in their quest to be named “Iron Legend.” A Q&A will follow with chefs and hosts. A special VIP sit-down dinner by the Culinary Institute of Americ...

Phil Rosenthal ("Somebody Feed Phil”) Honored with Screening, Q&A, VIP Culinary Reception at CIA at Copia.

            “FOOD, FUN, +PHIL”   Phil Rosenthal ("Somebody Feed Phil”) Honored with Screening, Q&A, VIP Culinary Reception at CIA at Copia.   Paul Reiser (“Mad About You") and Monica Horan (“Everybody Loves Raymond") in attendance. The Napa Valley Film Festival presented “Food, Fun, + Phil– an Evening with Phil Rosenthal,” a screening of “Oaxaca,” a new e...

“IRON CHEF: QUEST FOR AN IRON LEGEND” Cast Is On The Menu For Special Napa Valley Film Festival Event

  WHAT: The Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) celebrates the launch of the new series on Netflix “Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend” with a screening of the finale episode of the eight-part series chronicling the heroic quest of a challenger chef taking on five legendary chefs in their quest to be named “Iron Legend.” A Q&A will follow with chefs and hosts. A special VIP sit-down dinner by the Culinary Institute of Americ...

Interview with Film Mode Entertainment President Clay Epstein at 75th Cannes Film Festival

Clay Epstein started his career at Kushner-Locke, after which he worked as sales executive at First Look Studios where he was solely responsible for all distribution of the company's 300-plus title library to Asia, ancillary and new media markets. He then went on to work with the late Robbie Little at “The Little Film Company” where he served as Vice President of Sales and Acquisitions. He joined the company in 2002 where his responsibilities included film development, acquisit...

Interview with Film Mode Entertainment President Clay Epstein at 75th Cannes Film Festival

Clay Epstein started his career at Kushner-Locke, after which he worked as sales executive at First Look Studios where he was solely responsible for all distribution of the company's 300-plus title library to Asia, ancillary and new media markets. He then went on to work with the late Robbie Little at “The Little Film Company” where he served as Vice President of Sales and Acquisitions. He joined the company in 2002 where his responsibilities included film development, acquisit...

Interview with Actress Wendy Morgan on her Directorial Debut "Mercy" (2022) at 75th Cannes Film Festival

  Award-winning actress Wendy Morgan’s international career spans 43 years, working alongside some of the most renowned names in the industry. She recently made her directorial debut with the powerful docudrama titled “Mercy”. In the film, she unveils the truth behind the devastation caused by animal agriculture, told though the eyes of a pig named Mercy and those involved with and trapped in the factory farming industry. Wendy’s film work includes the role of Moll...

Interview with Actress Wendy Morgan on her Directorial Debut "Mercy" (2022) at 75th Cannes Film Festival

  Award-winning actress Wendy Morgan’s international career spans 43 years, working alongside some of the most renowned names in the industry. She recently made her directorial debut with the powerful docudrama titled “Mercy”. In the film, she unveils the truth behind the devastation caused by animal agriculture, told though the eyes of a pig named Mercy and those involved with and trapped in the factory farming industry. Wendy’s film work includes the role of Moll...

Trailer launch of Om, The Battle Within: One man, three wars

Trailer launch of Om, The Battle Within: One man, three wars Choreographer-director Ahmed Khan, who is adept at directing action as well, takes on the twin roles of co-producer and action designer, in the upcoming movie Om: The Battle Within, the trailer of which was released yesterday at the Juhu PVR multiplex. Present on the occasion were Khan himself, his better half Shaira Khan (co-producer), Shariq Patel (of Zee Studios, which is a co-producer as well as the worldwide distributor of the ...

Interview with Producers Without Borders (PWB) Founder Kayvan Mashayekh at 75th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Attorney turned filmmaker, Kayvan Mashayekh, began his career by writing, producing and directing an epic, independent feature film called, "The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam," which Premiered at the Moscow Film Festival in 2005 and had a successful theatrical run in the US for 53 weeks in 14 separate cities. Mashayekh was the winner of the Relativity Media Special Prize of $25,000 at the 2007 Middle East International Film Festival in Abu Dhabi for his script "Batting...

Interview with Producers Without Borders (PWB) Founder Kayvan Mashayekh at 75th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Attorney turned filmmaker, Kayvan Mashayekh, began his career by writing, producing and directing an epic, independent feature film called, "The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam," which Premiered at the Moscow Film Festival in 2005 and had a successful theatrical run in the US for 53 weeks in 14 separate cities. Mashayekh was the winner of the Relativity Media Special Prize of $25,000 at the 2007 Middle East International Film Festival in Abu Dhabi for his script "Batting...

VIDEO : Fourth Annual French Riviera Film Festival Unveils 2022 Award Winners

Held from May 20 – 21, 2022 at Eden Hotel & Spa in Cannes, France, the fourth annual French Riviera FilmFestival, celebrating short film and short-form content from around the globe, has unveiled the award-winning shorts of the 2022 competition. The announcement was made  by festival co-founders Gotham Chandna and Nicole Goesseringer Muj. Nicole Goesseringer Muj, Juan Garrafa, Eduardo Cuervo Mora (N.O.R.A.) The 2022 Wi...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! N°1000 and 14

THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 DO NOT MISS A BIT from  CANNES, Marché du Film, Locarno, Venice, Toronto, Palm Springs and many more   Weekly newsletter N°1012 // 1013 Documenting the festivals experience since 1995, reaching over 166 000 subscribers:   Email us to be featured   FOLLOW US :  &nbs...

Pardo alla carriera Ascona-Locarno achievement award goes to Costa-Gavras

  During its 75th edition (3-13 August 2022), the Locarno Film Festival will pay tribute to Costa-Gavras, master of the cinema of civic engagement. The Greek-French director will receive the Pardo alla carriera Ascona-Locarno achievement award on the evening of Thursday 11 August, in Piazza Grande. On Friday 12 August Costa-Gavras will appear at the Forum @Spazio Cinema in a panel conversation with the audience, while spectators at Locarno75 will also have a chance to see two ...

TIFF celebrates Steve Gravestock's outstanding contribution on his retirement

user
TIFF celebrates Steve Gravestock's outstanding contribution to Cinematheque and Festival programming as he announces his retirement from the organization   TIFF is proud to celebrate and acknowledge the extraordinary career and contribution of TIFF Senior Programmer Steve Gravestock, who has decided to retire from TIFF at the end of 2022. For 25 years, Steve revolutionized curation for TIFF Cinematheque audiences, developed generations of Nordic film lovers, and championed Canadian fi...

Final Cut in Venice - Upcoming application deadline

  We like to remind you that the deadline to submit a film to the 10th edition of Final Cut in Venice will be Monday, June 20th. Don't miss out on the opportunity to present your film  at this prestigious workshop, which will take place from 3rd to 5th September, 2022, as part of the Venice Production Bridge, during the 79. Venice International Film Festival. The Venice Production Bridge launched Final Cut in...

Kubrick's First Film at the 1952 Venice Film Festival

From the Archives of La Biennale: “A young man 23 years old by the name of Stanley Kubrick” /   Stanley Kubrick’s first film, Fear and Desire, was previewed at the 1952 Venice Film Festival under the title Shape of Fear / The entire story reconstructed for the first time in the letters  and documents of the Historical Archives of the Contemporary Arts (ASAC) of La Biennale   Fear and Desire, the first feature-length film directed by Stanley Kubrick, ...

Catherine Deneuve Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 79th Venice International Film Festival

Iconic French actress Catherine Deneuve has been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 79th Venice International Film Festival (August 31 – September 10, 2022).   The decision was made by the board of the Biennale di Venezia, which embraced the proposal of the Festival's Director, Alberto Barbera.   Catherine Deneuve, in accepting, said, “It is a joy to receive this prestigious award at the Venice Festival, which I love and have known for a long ...

Countdown begins to the programme launch of Edinburgh International Film Festival 2022

Dive into the programme with the new Screen Saver Festival Pass which brings film fans more value to the festival experience     The countdown has begun to the launch of the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2022 programme on Wednesday 20th July and with it, the festival has announced a new Screen Saver Pass bringing film fans more value from their film festival experience.   The Screen Saver Pass gives film lovers first access to the hottest tickets at the fe...

We're One Week Away From PIFF 2022!

We are so excited to see you for the 24th Provincetown International Film Festival starting June 15th!   To help you get ready for an unforgettable five days of unflinching cinema, here are some helpful tips and reminders:PIFF PASSES AND TICKETS:     All festival screenings and conversations REQUIRE A TICKET, reserved in advance online or at the box office. PIFF PASSES are av...

The 28th annual Palm Springs International ShortFest today announced programs and participants in its annual Forum

    The 28th annual Palm Springs International ShortFest today announced programs and participants in its annual Forum, as well as jury members who will bestow Oscar-Qualifying Awards, Student Short Awards and Special Jury Awards. ShortFest 2022 will hold all of its screenings in-theatre at the Camelot Theatres from June 21-27. The festival will screen 51 curated programs showcasing 300 films including 38 World Premieres, 17 International Premieres, 35 North American Premieres and 18...

Film USA Cannes Pavilion wraps the first edition       

2022 was the launch of the Film USA Cannes Pavilion and what a time...what an amazing Cannes Film Festival.      ...

VIDEO: Darius Khondji Masterclass by Angénieux

Journalist and author Jordan Mintzer, who wrote Conversations with Darius Khondji, moderated the free cinematography class attended and praised by international cinema industry professionals and students. Now on replay, you too can enjoy the insights of the revered 'Master of Light' and 2022 Pierre Angénieux Tribute laureate Darius Khondji. How does this director of photography nurture his talent and creativity? How does he approach a script visually? How does he choose the best...

QUO VADIS, AIDA? Wins LUX Audience Award 2022

Munira Subašić, surviving mother of the Srebrenica genocide and founder of “The Mothers of Srebrenica”, director Jasmila Žbanić and Roberta Metsola, President of the European Parliament. (Picture: Federica Scarpa)   The European public and the members of the European Parliament have voted QUO VADIS, AIDA? by Jasmila Žbanić the winner of the second LUX Audience Award. During a European tour, including virtual screenings and a live Q&A with the filmma...

Mohammed Al Turki has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Red Sea Film Festival Foundation

THE SAUDI PRODUCER MOHAMMED AL TURKI APPOINTED AS CEO OF THE RED SEA FILM FESTIVAL FOUNDATION Mohammed Al Turki in Cannes Celebration of Women in Cinema’ gala Photo Getty Images The Red Sea Film Foundation, an independent, non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting film culture in Saudi Arabia has today announced that Chairman of the Committee Mohammed Al Turki has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Red Sea Film Festival Foundation.   Al Tu...

Links

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 for Roger Corman documentary The Pope of Pop Cinema

With Roger Corman, Myriam Brough and Bertrand Tessier

Interview with AFM Director

 

Interview with Cannes Marche du Film Director

 

Interview Red Carpet King Richard Will SMITH

 

Filmfestivals.com dailies live coverage from

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

> AFM
> Tallinn Black Nights 
> Red Sea International Film Festival

> Palm Springs Film Festival
> Kustendorf
> Rotterdam
> Sundance
Santa Barbara Film Festival SBIFF
> Berlin / EFM 
> Fantasporto
Amdocs
Houston WorldFest 
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
 

gersbach.net