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Partnering these next months with the hottest festivals and markets so you can get full coverage.

    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...

New festival of Southwest Asian and North African cinema screening in Sydney- 28 - 30 April

  The first-ever SWANA Film Festival, presented by Arts & Cultural Exchange (ACE) Parramatta, is a 3-day festival of Southwest Asian and North African cinema screening at Riverside Theatre, Parramatta across the weekend -  28 - 30 April 2023!   ACE Executive Director Anne Loxley said, “ACE is thrilled to bring the first-ever SWANA Film Festival to Western Sydney.  The Festival is an important community-led project that showcases the diverse and important ...

First titles and opening film announced for Visions du Réel

        Visions de Réel unveils its Grand Angle and Highlights selection: 23 feature films – including 3 world premieres, 1 internation...

Seattle International Film Festival reveals the first sicx titles for the 2023 edition

Take a peek into the movieverse  with the first six 49th Seattle International Film Festival titles just announced including the Cannes Grand Jury Prize winner, the sensation that swept the Goya Awards, and a tribute to longtime SIFF Programmer Ruth Hayler. Passes are on sale now and individual tickets go on sale to SIFF Members on April 26 and to the general public on April 27. The Festival takes place in person May 11–21 at venues across Seattle,...

Film Festival Flips Paradigm Upside Down for Filmmakers with refundable submission fees

SYS’s Six-Figure Film Festival offers filmmakers risk-free submissions by refunding 100% of the entry fee to all the filmmakers who’s films are not screened at the festival.   With film festival entry fees on the rise and many festivals opting to screen films online, SellingYourScreenplay (SYS) is championing new initiatives to give filmmakers more value at festivals. SYS’s Six-Figure Film Festival and Screenplay Contest is an annual in-person event held in Los Angeles...

The Stars Will Shine at the Garden State Film Festival

New Jersey's Premier Independent Film Festival®, the Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) is celebrating its 21st Anniversary of paying tribute to New Jersey’s legacy as the birthplace of the American filmmaking industry. The artistic philosophy of the Garden State Film Festival is rooted in the celebration of the independent film genre and celebrates this spirit through dramatic screenings and unparalleled film collaborations attracting a diverse audience from around the...

Female Voices Rock Film Festival To Take Place May 5th – May 7th At The Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, NY

The One-Of-A-Kind Film Festival Returns for 3 Days of Live Screenings, Panels, Workshops, & More Female Voices Rock is excited to announce the return of Female Voices Rock Film Festival, taking place from May 5th-7th. Festival goers will once again return to theaters to discover this year’s most inspiring independent stories by women creators. In addition, in-person attendees will experience networking opportunities, workshops, industry talks, and parties during the festival, w...

The American French Film Festival to take place October 18-22 in Los Angeles

America’s First and Largest French Film Festival will Return to the DGA Theater Complex to Showcase Premieres of French Film and Television Series for US and International Distributors and the Public The Franco-American Cultural Fund (FACF) announced today that The American French Film Festival (formerly known as COLCOA) will hold its 27th annual edition and awards competition October 18-22 at the Directors Guild of America Theater on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood. “Created by th...

IBC2023 returns to Amsterdam 15-18 September

IBC is the world’s most inspiring content and technology event bringing together the global media, entertainment and technology industry. Planning is now well underway for this year’s event which will once again offer a world-class exhibition, a jam-packed content agenda plus the return of the Accelerator Media Innovation Programme and IBC Awards. Register your interest today and we’ll keep you updated with all the latest news from IBC and let you know when registration goes...

Unifrance confirms delegation, over 150 buyers already registered

UNIFRANCE DELEGATION BOUND FOR NATPE BUDAPEST Momentum is gathering for the 2023 edition of NATPE Budapest, returning to the banks of the Danube 19-22 June 2023, and over 150 buyers from linear TV channels, streaming platforms and distribution companies have been vetted and registered. Unifrance has also signed on as an event partner, and will be curating a French Pavilion, bringing together French companies looking to grow their reach in the CEE and beyon...

Submit your film to Newport Beach Film Fest SoCal’s largest cinema event!

SUBMIT YOUR FILM HERE Join us in celebrating our 24th Anniversary!   The Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) is now open for submissions in all categories. NBFF will celebrate its 24th anniversary with an action-packed line up of independent and studio films from around the globe. Scheduled to take place October 12 – October 19, 2023 throughout Newport Beach and Orange County, the Festival will screen an international slate of over 300 films, including feature-length narrative, do...

Oxford Film Festival 2023 announces filmmaker awards for 20th Anniversary edition

THE 2023 OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS   Mike Cheslik’s HUNDREDS OF BEAVERS wins Best Narrative Feature, and G.B. Shannon’s SHOW BUSINESS IS MY LIFE (BUT I CAN’T PROVE IT) wins Best Documentary Feature   Michael Stevantoni and Strack Azar’s THE BANALITY, and Kelly Duane de la Vega and Zandashé Brown’s IN THE BONES tied for Best Mississippi Feature     THE BANALITY, IN THE BONES Oxford, MS (March 11, ...

The biggest MIPTV in years returns to Cannes in a month to celebrate the 60th

  Get your Spring content and co-production deals done. Register today!   ...

50th Film Fest Gent honours game music with concert 'PRESS PLAY: Music in Games' and new music prize

19 - 21 October 2023, WSA Film Music Days 50th Film Fest Gent honours game music with concert 'PRESS PLAY: Music in Games' and new music prize Film Fest Gent presents the PRESS PLAY: Music in Games concert on Thursday 19 October 2023, which will bring music composed for video games to life. The music by, among others, composer Austin Wintory - known for award-winning games such as Journey, Abzû and Assassin's Creed Syndicate and who will also be hosting the concert- will be...

38th Annual Artios Awards

  Casting Society (CSA) honored excellence in casting across feature films, television and theatre at the 38th Annual Artios Awards held on Thursday, March 9, with ceremonies in Los Angeles, New York and London. Yvette Nicole Brown hosted in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton,  the New York ceremony was hosted by Amber Ruffin at the Edison Ballroom, and the London ceremony was hosted by Gordon Griffin M.B.E at the Union Club. The star-studded award ceremonies are Casting Society's ...

'Unruly' wins Dragon Award Best Nordic Film

    Unruly, directed by Malou Reymann, wins Dragon Award Best Nordic Film. The award of SEK 400 000 makes it one of the world's largest film prizes. Presenting partner for the competition is Region Västra Götaland and the City of Gothenburg. The Jury's motivation:  With a great wish to honour a film that tells its story with both great sensitivity and power, the jury is grateful to lighten a universal story about human spirit against the oppressive system. ...

Filmfest Dresden (18 to 23 April 2023) is screening a total of 64 short films from 29 countries in three competition sections

 35 Filmfest Dresden (18.–23. April 2023) Competition Films from 29 Countries // Works by Radu Jude & Matthew Rankin // New Jury Award & Increased Prizemoney Filmfest Dresden (18 to 23 April 2023) is screening a total of 64 short films from 29 countries in the three competition sections of its 35th edition. Of the 2,800 films submitted, the Selection Committees chose 30 (co-)productions for the International Competition, 26 entries for the National Competition and eight wo...

Manchester Film Festival 2023 programme kicked off

Manchester Film Festival   10th – 19th March   ODEON, GREAT NORTHERN FULL LINE-UP AND TICKETS HERE Manchester Film Festival is excited to announce SIX more feature films and one short film to this year’s line-up. This includes BREAKING starring John Boyega; NOVEMBER starring Academy Award winning actor Jean Dujardin and the Oscar-nominated short film THE RED SUITCASE. The six feature films announced today: BREAKING: John Boyega stars as a war veteran desp...

"Of Medicine and Miracles" and "Farewell, Mr. Haffman" Named Best of Fest at Sedona International Film Festival

Of Medicine and Miracles, a feature-length documentary following oncologist Dr. Carl June on his quest to find a cure for cancer, and Farewell, Mr. Haffman, a narrative feature set in Occupied Paris in 1941 about a thwarted attempt to escape the conflict, captured top honors at the 29thannual Sedona International Film Festival.             The eight-day festival featured more than 150 films from around the world and appearanc...

Honor Awards to three prolific individuals on Opening Night of SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival on March 16

Gale Anne Hurd SRFF2023 the 10th-anniversary edition of SR Socially Relevant™Film Festival NY, SRFF 2023, red carpet opens March 16, at the Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater at 5:30 PM. The Opening Ceremony, and Honor Awards at 6:00 PM. The honorees are Gale Anne Hurd (Award-winning Film and TV Producer), Tonya Lewis Lee (producer, film director, writer, entrepreneur, and women's health advocate), and Robert Schenkkan (Pulitzer and Emmy Award-winning author). The Van...

Golden Prague Festival 2023 is OPEN for entries for its 60th edition

Celebrate with us the 60th anniversary of the Golden Prague! It's one of the oldest and most prestigious festivals dedicated to the television industry, with a history dating back to 1964. Over the years, it has established as a platform for showcasing the best in TV production, attracting filmmakers, broadcasters, producers, and other industry professionals from around the world. This year jubilee edition takes place September 20-23, 2023 at the New Stage of the National Theatre...

Göteborg Film Fund 2023 opens new call for development grants for Ukrainian filmmakers working within Ukraine

  On March 15 Göteborg Film Fund is opening a call for submissions for development grants for filmmakers working within Ukraine. The support scheme is part of a bigger programme for Ukraine, which was initiated in June 2022 with residency filmmakers working in Sweden, continuing with supports for dissemination and promotion of Ukrainian films, and development grants during the autumn. The programme is supported by The Swedish Postcode Foundation, within the frame of their focus on art...

Celebrate International Women's Day & Women's History Month!

  Join us for a virtual film festival! March 8 - 31, 2023 Join us for a virtual film festival in celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month! Don't miss your chance to watch p...

All New Stockfish Film and Industry Festival 2023

  INDUSTRY PROGRAM Stockfish 2023 industry days continue to unfold as an emerging space that creates powerful dialogues and nurtures a professional, open-source platform. A platform to network, co-create, and provide better opportunities with a diverse approach to innovation. Through the Stockfish Industry program, we promote cultural diversity in film and facilitate the exchange of know-how among industry professionals, film festivals, art house distributors, artistic directors and film ...

Cairo International Film Festival announces the date of its next edition

Cairo International Film Festival announces the date of its 45th edition, which will be held from November 15 to 24, 2023, at the Cairo Opera House. The festival had previously announced the date of the new session headed by Hussein Fahmy, the festival's president, the festival director, director Amir Ramses, and the director of the programming office, critic Andrew Mohsen, during the participation of the artistic administration within activities of current session of Berlin International...

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