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Goes to Cannes...comes to Cannes

  Explore the projects selected by our partner festivals Friday 20 - Monday 23 May | Palais K  The next generation of global talents will be on full display as the Marché du Film joins forces with five renowned international film festivals and markets to celebrate Goes to Cannes 10th edition! Discover a selection of feature films in various stages of post production seeking a sales agent, distributor or a fes...

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Back on the Croisette to celebrate its 75th edition, the Festival de Cannes is happy to welcome new partner arrangements this year: exceptional media coverage, with the creation by France Télévisions and Brut. of a TV studio just a short walk from the Palais, artist interviews carried out by TikTokers, a Campari-coloured lounge at the heart of the Palais des Festivals, and a fleet of 100% electric BMWs to ferry festival-goers to the red carpet stairs.   Not only that: we wil...

Filmfestivals.com looks forward to a busy Cannes with strong partnerships

    FILMFESTIVALS.COM ANNUAL WINE TASTING RECEPTION HONORING CANNES AND AFM MARKET DIRECTORS: JEROME PAILLARD AND JONATHAN WOLF FOR THEIR CAREER AND CONTRIBUTION TO THE INDUSTRY     Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival Reception in Cannes       ...

Global Short Film Awards Gala returns to Cannes

The seventh annual Global Short Film Awards Gala will be held at the JW Marriott in Cannes, France on 20 May 2022. Held concurrently with the Cannes Film Festival, the festive black-tie evening features awards presentations, fashion shows, films in 3-D, red carpet, champagne reception, dinner and entertainment. The event includes participation by beautiful fashion models from around the world as well as attendance by VIP guests, film industry professionals and international press. T...

Doc time in Cannes

Hooray for festivals! Cannes Docs welcomes a number of dear-to-our-hearts festivals as loyal and central partners. We strive to underline the extraordinary and very necessary role they all passionately play in bringing beautiful docs to their film-loving audiences in all parts of the world.  Meet them in person at Cannes Docs!  H4 | Riviera     CPH:DOX ...

The screening schedule of the 61st Semaine de la Critique.

  In order to plan your stay in Cannes, please find below the link to download the screening schedule of the 61st Semaine de la Critique.   Access the screening programme   Accessing the Miramar Theater ...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! N°1000 and 11

THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 DO NOT MISS A BIT from  CANNES, Marché du Film, Worldfest Houston, Locarno, Sonoma and many more   Weekly newsletter N°1009 // 1010 Documenting the festivals experience since 1995, reaching over 166 000 subscribers:   Email us to be featured Let us meet in Cannes 17-25 ...

RIFF 08, 2022, 16: Awards presented at the closing ceremony

RIFF 08, 2022, 16: Awards presented at the closing ceremony Special Awards – [7] [01] RIFF 2022 --- LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTION IN INDIAN CINEMA: N CHANDRA (INDIAN FILM WRITER, DIRECTOR & PRODUCER) [02] RIFF 2022 --- LEGENDARY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE AND CONTRIBUTION IN INDIAN CINEMA: RANDHIR KAPOOR (INDIAN FILM DIRECTOR, ACTOR & PRODUCER) [03] RIFF 2022 ---- INTERNATIONAL HONORARY AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTION IN INDIAN CINEMA & TELEVISION: CHARLES THOMSON (I...

South African Film Festival Opens This Week!

    The South African Film Festival (Australia and New Zealand) opens this week with 21 vibrant, diverse films on show for Australian and New Zealand audiences. Tickets are now on sale for The South African Film Festival (SAFF) which opens on Saturday 7 May with in-cinema screenings in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Brisbane. The Festival launches with the documentary Nobody’s Died Laughing, a revealing and intimate look at the legendary South African...

French Riviera Film Festival Announces 2022 Finalist Shorts and Unveils Official Festival Trailer

  Festival to Feature Two Days of Screenings on May 20 and 21 at Eden Hotel & Spa in Cannes, Online Screenings on SPARQ, Fifth Annual Global Entertainment Showcase and VIP Awards Receptions       Scheduled from May 20-21, 2022, the fourth annual French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF), celebrating short film and short-form content from around the globe, is pleased to announce the finalist shorts of the 2022 competition, the ...

The 2022 Epic ACG Fest offical poster

The 2022 Epic ACG Fest just published its offical poster

The 2022 San Diego International Kids' Film Festival Returned with Honor!

Since 2020, the COVID-19 epidemic has completely changed the way the public lives their social life. After all the challenges of the past two years, the world is finally expected to fully return to normal social and life order in 2022. With a glorious history of 18 years, the San Diego International Kids' Film Festival will usher in a new chapter of opportunity, and hope to write the glory once again. Founded in 2003, the San Diego International Kids' Film Festival is the premier high-...

amfAR Returns to Cannes with Performances by Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin, Charli XCX

Robert De Niro Confirmed as Honored Guest Carine Roitfeld To Curate Annual Fashion Show amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, will return to the Cannes International Film Festival on Thursday, May 26, 2022, for the 28th edition of amfAR Gala Cannes. The event, which will take place at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc, will feature live performances by Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin and Charli XCX,with legendary actor, director and producer Robert De Niro ...

Navigate the 2022 Marché du Film and Palais: with a map, just in case!

The Market area and the Palais, and your how to guide ...

Applications from Five Countries Open for the Seventh Alliance 4 Development

Once again, Locarno will be the place where the corners of five European countries meet and where fledgling film projects find their early footing in the festival world. This is the Alliance 4 Development (A4D), Locarno Pro’s co-development initiative for film projects from France, Germany, Italy, Austria, and Switzerland, which now welcomes new submissions for its seventh edition. This vital industry program, taking place at the Festival during the Locarno Pro days (August 5-7...

Swatch joins the Locarno Film Festival as main partner

© Locarno Film Festival/Ti-Press Tuesday 12 April 2022 saw the signing at the PalaCinema in Locarno of a letter of intent whose terms will strengthen the partnership between Swatch and the Locarno Film Festival: from 2023 the Swiss watchmaker will become one of the event’s four Main partners.   The ties between Swatch and the Locarno Film Festival are set to become firmer than ever. The new partnership will build on years of close cooperation that have already brought impor...

Elba Film Festival sets 2022 dates!

Here at the Elba Film Festival, we are excited to finally announce the dates of our next edition!   We will be celebrating some of the world’s best short films on one of Italy’s most beautiful islands from the 12th until the 18th of September and we can’t wait to welcome you amongst our guests. Another exciting news that we are delighted to share with you is that from this year onwards we will screen the films in more than just one location and venue. Our...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! N°1000 and 10

THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 DO NOT MISS A BIT from  CANNES, Marché du Film, AMDOCS, Worldfest Houston, Sonoma and many more  including industry comments on the war in UKRAINE! Weekly newsletter N°1009 // 1008 Documenting the festivals experience since 1995, reaching over 196 000 subscribers:   Email us to be featured...

Cannes Festival & Marché du Film pre roll Newsletter 1

  Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and invites Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and screening invites, let us shoot and promote for you...   We produce The Cannes Dailies delivering News, Glamour, Biz and Buzz. The Cannes Market Dailies and 8 Cannes Newsletters  Coverage from our team in Cannes May 17 - 28: Vanessa McMahon, Moira Sullivan, Quendrith Johnson, Nesta Morgan and the blog patrol led by Bruno Chatelin y...

Cannes Festival & Marché du Film pre roll Newsletter 1

  Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and invites Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and screening invites, let us shoot and promote for you...   We produce The Cannes Dailies delivering News, Glamour, Biz and Buzz. The Cannes Market Dailies and 8 Cannes Newsletters  Coverage from our team in Cannes May 17 - 28: Vanessa McMahon, Moira Sullivan, Quendrith Johnson, Nesta Morgan and the blog patrol led by Bruno Chatelin your e...

Better World Forum returns to Cannes May 22 and 23 with the prestigious annual gala diner reception

Filmfestivals.com proudly returns as a media partner in support to Manuel Collas de La Roche's new Better World Forum Gala in Cannes. Benefits will go to a school in Poland which welcomes refugees from Ukraine.   ...

AFM Announces return to Santa Monica for in person market November 1-6, 2022

AFM SET TO MAKE IN-PERSON RETURN TO SANTA MONICA NOVEMBER 1-6, 2022  Registration for Exhibitors Launches Monday, May 9    The American Film Market® (AFM®) will welcome the global industry back to Santa Monica for its 43rd edition set to take place in-person Tuesday, November 1 through Sunday, November 6, the Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®) announced today.  The market, which planned its shift to a six-day run in 2020, will take place at...

Submit to Diversity in Cannes Short Film Showcase ...during the Cannes Festival

  SUBMIT FOR YOUR 2023 PARTICIPATION Created to encourage content creators from unique backgrounds to share their stories during the Cannes Film Festival, the independent Diversity in Cannes Short Film & Web Series Showcase will promote the work of diverse (thought, race, gender, age, religion, physical ability and sexual orientation) filmmakers and recognize them globally for their achievements in film. The top 10 to 18 films & web series from ALL eligible entries, as d...

Queer East Film Festival announces full 2022 edition programme

The third edition of Queer East Film Festival will take place in venues across London from 18th to 29th May Some Highlights of th eupcoming edition: Showcasing rarely seen queer cinema from East and Southeast Asia and amplifying the voices of Asian communities in the UK 17 features, 16 shorts, 2 programmes of artists’ moving image, one VR experience, one TV Series 7 UK premieres Films from 17 countries across East and Southeast Asia and beyond, with a focus on Thailand this ye...

WorldFest 55 Closing Day 

    Dear Familia de Film,   Five fantastic days of film featuring friends flying in from all over! We are honored to present these up and coming indie filmmakers to our great city - YEE HAW! Today we load our attending filmmakers on a bus and take them to NASA to get a taste of what makes Houston so special. For our audiences, there's still lo...

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