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THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Welcome to the N°963 release of our weekly newsletter

  THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 ANOTHER BUSY WEEK ON THE CIRCUIT: FEEL THE BEAT? ... DO NOT MISS A BIT from Cannes, Locarno, Rotterdam, Venice, Santa Barbara, Fantasporto, Lumière, Marché du Film, Seattle, Bentonville and many more  ! Weekly newsletter N° 963 documenting the festivals experience, reaching over 196 000 subscribers:   ...

Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam 2021 Last Call for Entries with final deadline tomorrow

  The 7th Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam (WFFR) will take place from 26 – 31 October 2021. The festival focuses on the screening of wildlife, environment, sustainability, climate change and conservation documentaries. The competition is free of fees. Entries must be submitted before 1 May 2021. Last call for entries for the seventh editon of The Netherlands' main wildlife film festival!   The 2021 festival takes place in beautiful Rotterdam, The...

SUNCINE (Spain - Mexico) 2021 Calling for entries

  CALL FOR ENTRIES SUNCINE  announces its open-call and welcomes submissions for the International Environmental Film Festival  SPAIN / MEXICO The festival will take place on November  3- 11, 2021. Registration for the 28th SUNCINE Festival is FREE and is open until July 31, 2021 on the following platforms: FILMFREEWAY: FESTHOME: ACCIONS 3E  is a Non-Profit Cultural Association organizes the 28th SUNCINE International En...

Sheffield Doc/Fest announces the line-up for the Rhyme & Rhythm strand 4 - 13 June

Sheffield Doc/Fest proudly announces all the films that will premiere as part of the popular Rhyme & Rhythm strand at the 2021 festival; which will run 4 - 13 June, in Sheffield and online.   Rhyme & Rhythm is where cinema and other artforms meet. Through music and performance, visual art and sport, each film offers encounters and inspirations to a different beat.   Taking audiences from the Midlands in England to Australia, from Austria, Ukraine a...

DocsMX will celebrate its 16th edition this 2021, from October 14th to 24th.

  DocsMX call for entries is open. We search documentaries from any corner of the planet, of any topic, genre, format or duration. You can check our regulations here, and you can register your film here. We're waiting for your movie. Share your story with us. Call for entries closes on May 30th. Let's celebrate non-fiction together! ...

DOK.fest München, the time has come: Film programme and presale start, look behind the scenes

Dear friends of DOK.fest München, the time has come: we are thrilled to present the film programme of DOK.fest München 2021 @home to you today. At the same time, we are opening our advance ticket sales. From now on you can buy tickets for the festival. To get you in the mood for the upcoming festival, today we take a look behind the scenes and introduce you to our festival studio at the Deutsches Theater as well as our technical partner. Only a few more days until the open...

Ex Oriente Film 2021: fINAL Deadline today

Creative feature-length documentary projects and docuseries from the region of Central and Eastern Europe in all stages of development and early production are welcome to apply for free to the Ex Oriente Film workshop 2021. The extended deadline is on Friday, April 30. Submit your projects online via our APPLICATION FORM Before applying, please read the Guidelines and also see the List of eligible countries. Do you have a profile at Pitch the Doc...

'Suicide Forest Village' wins the Fantasporto Fantasy Competition

    JAPANESE AND HUNGARIAN CINEMA DOMINATE FANTASPORTO’2021 SUICIDE FOREST VILLAGE (Jap) and PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME (Hun) WIN THE TOP AWARDS The in person 41st edition of the Oporto International Film Festival – Fantasporto was touched again by the cinema made in Japan, following the winner of 2020, GHOSTMASTER, with Takashi Shimizu’s SUICIDE FOREST VILLAGE was awarded with the BEST FILM in the Fantasy Competition. ...

15th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival program announced

One more year of virtual programming when LAGFF comes to your screen, with love! The program team worked hard to select one of our largest yet lineups with 64 features, documentaries, short and animation works by Greek filmmakers worldwide. They are grouped in 7 thematic “collections”. Upon getting your $60 all-access pass, all films will immediately become available to you, individually or by category, however you’d like to watch them - streaming from May 10 through May 30. ...

The 52nd edition of Visions du Réel draws to a close with 46,600 admissions and viewings ; Flee wins the Audience Award

Image: Closing ceremony in Nyon, April 25 The 52nd edition of Visions du Réel drew to a close on Tuesday evening with 46’600 admissions and viewings and the end of voting for the Grand Angle Competition. The public have chosen to award the 2021 Audience Award to Flee by Jonas Poher Rasmussen (Denmark, France, Sweden, Norway, 2020).   Flee wins the Audience Award  ...


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