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The Bulletin Board ANNOUNCEMENTS / CALL FOR ENTRIES recommended by BE ON IT!     Julien Dubuque Film Festival April 18 – 25, 2021   January 25, 2021 Late Deadline       Known for it's quaint location, friendly staff/volunteers, inquisitive audience, consistent communication, multiple screening o...

The 54th WorldFest-Houston Intl Film Festival Call for Entries...

The 54th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival officially opened for entries August 15th!   November 15, 2020  Earlybird Entry Deadline I  December 15, 2020 Main Festival Entry Deadline I January 16, 2021 Late Entry Deadline I   January 31, 2021  I Final Brick Wall Deadline I April 16, 2021 Notification Date WorldFest Houston's blog I Website: I&nbs...

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    We, at, 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...

It’s A Wrap for the 2020 French Riviera Film Festival – Submissions Now Open for 2021 Fest on Film Freeway

The second annual French Riviera Film Festival culminated with a star-studded, COVID-conscious, virtual awards ceremony, held live from The Beverly Hills Hotel on September 19.   Highlight video from the event:   (Video Credit: Juan Gonzalez) Each year, FRFF celebrates short film and short-form content from around the globe, featuring the works of filmmakers from more than 20 countries.This year, FRFF and, a premier digital vid...


SUBMISSIONS FOR 2021 ARE NOW OPEN! The submissions for the fourth edition of Porto Femme - International Film Festival are open!   The Porto Femme team starts preparing the 2021 edition and launches the open-call for film submissions. The Festival is composed by 5 competitions, counting with the usual International, National, Student and XX Element competitions, and establishing the new Thematic Competition, which in its first edition explores the theme of 'Crises'. The fest...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Welcome to the N°949 release of our weekly newslette

THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER SINCE 1995! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION ANOTHER BUSY WEEK ON THE CIRCUIT ! ... FEEL THE BEAT? ... DO NOT MISS A BIT ! Weekly newsletter N° 949 Featuring news from: Sundance, San Sebastian, Venice,  Oscars, Rotterdam, Cesar, ATF,  Chandler, Garden State, Tallinn Black Nights,  Göteborg, IFFI GOA, French Riviera, Lost World Paleochora, San Francisco, BANFF,  Créteil, Ojai, Kustendor...

The Créteil International Women's Film Festival is coming to your home!

The Covid-19 epidemic has deprived us of the 2020 edition, so it's essential for us to invent new ways of doing. That is why we are very pleased to announce the 43rd edition of the Festival, wich will take place from April 2 to 11, 2021.     ...

The fourteenth Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival starts today

  The fourteenth Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival starts tomorrow and will last until January 25, 2021. This year, the festival is held online and can be followed via a digital platform, at the web address "". REGISTER   The festival starts tomorrow, 22.01. from 6 pm and it will be officially opened by the founder of the festival Emir Kusturica. Young filmmakers and greats of world auteur film will be the focus of this year's Kusten...

16th Annual Children's Film Festival Seattle Goes Virtual to Celebrate “Love & Light”

The pay-what-you-can festivals takes place February 18-28, 2021.   Online Film Screenings & Interactive Workshops Presented by Northwest Film Forum     For the 16th Annual Children’s Film Festival Seattle (CFFS), Northwest Film Forum goes completely virtual to honor the theme of "Love & Light" amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. With sliding-scale, pay-...

Live from the Conference In 19th Dhaka International Film festival

Day 2 At The Conference In 19th Dhaka International Film festival (16th Jan to 24th Jan). By Bijaya Jena The 19th Dhaka International Film Festival has a section dedicated to Women in the competition category. This year many filmmakers from abroad participated virtually on sessions for Women in Cinema. One of the topics for the 2nd day, 18th January was how social media is helping women to participate in filmmaking and film viewing. Watch the video Nisha Shrestha, an actor, filmmaker an...

A Preview of the 2021 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival -AJFF hybrid Experience

The 21st hybrid edition of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, coming soon to the comfort and convenience of home! You're invited to the Insider Preview. Everything you need to know about Virtual Cinema.    Get a taste of what's in store for you when AJFF returns February 17-28! All You Need to Know About Virtual Cinema The Virtual Cinema is where you'll tune in to watch AJFF movies during the upcoming festival. We've made it easy to stream to...

The Jewish International Film Festival returns to Australia

The Jewish International Film Festival (February 17 – March 24) returns for another year of spectacular Jewish cinema from around the world including: ·         51 films from 19 countries ·         29 features  ·         19 documentaries ·         episodes from&...

New York: New Directors New Films 2020 at MoMA

In its  2020  hybrid format, New York Film Festival reached a national online audience  of 70,000  in addition to local  drive in viewers and retained its status as a show case for the most important contemporary films. The 49th edition of 3the New Directors / New Films (ND/NF) festival staged from   December 9-20  by the Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center (FLC) presented the perspective of how filmmakers from all over the world ...

Registration opened for the 78th Venice International Film Festival (1 – 11 September 2021)

Opening today, 18 January 2021, registration for films / Now online the regulations for the 78th Venice Film Festival and the regulations for accreditation   The Sconfini section to be replaced by Orizzonti – Extra     Starting today, Monday January 18th, registration is open for the films to be selected for the 78th Venice International Film Festival (1 – 11 September 2021) directed by Alberto Barbera and organized by La Biennale di Vene...

The 17th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival: Call for Entries

Submissions for the 17th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival (BFMAF) are now open. The festival is looking for moving image works that disregard boundaries set by genre, form, convention and expectation. Feature, medium and short-length films are all welcome. For full details and to enter your work click here About the Festival The 17th edition of Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival will take place from the 9-12 of September 2021. Presenting an artistically ambitious prog...

63 films from 19 countries to vie in int'l section of Tehran Short Film Festival

The 37th edition of the Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF) will be inaugurated in Tehran on Jan 20, 2021.   Presided by Sadeq Mousavi, some 63 short films will vie in international section of event for winning the festival trophy and its 3,000-dollar-pize from 19 countries including France, India, US, Spain, Germany, Ghana, China, Czech Republic, Poland, Italy, Turkey, Australia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Russia, South Africa, Belgium, Kazakhstan as well as Iran.   In the ...

Göteborg Film Festival Works in projects and Discovery lineup announced

13 Nordic works in progress will be presented at this year's online edition of Nordic Film Market, taking place February 4 – February 7, 2021. As the leading marketplace in the region, the Nordic Film Market comprises a curated programme of new and upcoming Nordic films and talents. The Nordic Film Market programme will be presented at the festival’s digital industry platform available to the market delegates. The Works in progress and Discovery projects will be ...

Mirror Mountain Film Festival now open for 2021 submissions

Are you an independent filmmaker with an original and unique creative voice? Mirror Mountain Film Festival is officially open for submissions for our 2021 online festival, and we want to see your work! Shorts, medium-length films and features in all genres are being accepted now through FilmFreeway. More info: ...

Partner festivals calling this month: january 2021

Dear filmmakers friends do not miss these Festivals in Focus.     Bruno Chatelin and the Team wish you much success on the festival circuit  Read this online         FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:                      ____________________________________________________ >   FILMFEST...

French Riviera calling on shorts for the third edition in CANNES

  The third annual French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) to be held (Cannes covid 19 permitting May 14 – 15, 2021 or later in the summer) will recognize and celebrate short-form content created for film, television, Web and all digital platforms. In the glamorous South of France setting, FRFF invites filmmakers from around the globe to participate in the two-day festival that includes screenings, awards ceremony, and closing gala party. FRFF will place the spotlight on the bes...

Beyond Borders Doc Fest : our vision

The Hellenic History Foundation ((ΙD.IS.ME.) the organizer and the instigator of the International Documentary Festival «Beyond Borders» was founded in 2008 by a team of young historians and researchers (former collaborators of Hellenic Literary and Historical Archive) with the aim of preserving, documenting and disseminating contemporary history. With more than 45,000 members across the country, the Hellenic History Foundation is trying hard to increase awareness on...

International Documentary Festival «Beyond Borders» calling

International Documentary Festival «Beyond Borders» 6th International Documentary Festival Castellorizo Island, Greece August 22- 29, 2021 Call for submission 11 January - May 11, 2021 «Castellorizo-The Aegean Island where Documentaries meet History & Culture» The 6th International Documentary Festival «Beyond Borders», Castellorizo island, has the pleasure to invite documentary film-makers to submit their films unt...

The American Pavilion 2020 Emerging Filmmaker Virtual Showcase opened

Please join us for The American Pavilion 2020 Emerging Filmmaker Virtual Showcase!  The Showcase will be viewable ONLY from Friday, January 15 to Sunday, January 17. There will be a live Q&A with the filmmakers via Zoom on Sunday, January 17 at 2:00 PM (PT). You will receive the EFS site password along with Zoom login info after you register. REGISTER HERE!   We look forward to sho...


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