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.

Working on an upgrade soon.

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

User login


RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes services and offers



Established 1995 serves and documents relentless the festivals community, offering 92.000 articles of news, free blog profiles and functions to enable festival matchmaking with filmmakers.


Share your news with us at to be featured.  SUBSCRIBE to the e-newsletter.  

MEET YOUR EDITOR Bruno Chatelin - Check some of his interviews. Board Member of many filmfestivals and regular partner of a few key film events such as Cannes Market, AFM, Venice Production Bridge, Tallinn Industry and Festival...Check our recent partners.  

The news in French I English This content and related intellectual property cannot be reproduced without prior consent.


FILM MEANS BUSINESS - International Co-Production; the upcoming networking and panel event

Film Means Business is delighted to welcome a fantastic panel line-up, featuring some of the UK's leading Film industry Professionals. They will be discussing International Co-Production from a UK Producer's perspective. What is an official co-production? Which territories have signed official co-production treaties with the UK and what are the benefits to co-producing your film with them? What is the British Film Industry's role? We will hear from 2 of the UK's prominent, experienced Production companies, about their experiences of working with international partners: the good, the bad and the ugly.





Panel & networking event
Monday 27th February 2012, 7pm till 10pm - including networking before & after event
Venue: Deloitte Auditorium, 1st Floor, 2 New Street Square, London EC4A 3TR 


Reno is a partner and head of the firm’s Film Group.
Reno trained at the City firm Herbert Smith and spent the first two years of his career in their corporate department. Reno then joined Olswang where he began his career in the film and television industries acting principally for independent production companies, sales companies and distributors.
In 1994 Reno joined Lee & Thompson to work with Jeremy Gawade in building up the firm’s Film and Television practice and is now head of the firm’s Film Group.
Reno has for many years been acknowledged by the industry as one of the leading film and television production lawyers in the UK and represents an extensive list of film and television production companies.
Reno is a regular speaker at industry events and seminars both in the UK and Internationally.
The new UK edition of Chambers and Partners ranks Reno as a Band 1 leader in his field.


Isabel is a senior executive in the BFI’s Film Fund, specialising in international. She manages the UK’s co-production relationships from a practical and strategic perspective, providing expert structural and financial advice to producers working with the UK and internationally. She represents the UK in the international production arena and provides advice to government on co-production and related matters.


Chris Curling is a respected independent producer based in London with excellent connections throughout Europe and North America. In 1990 he founded his own company, Zephyr Films, which he runs alongside Phil Robertson and specialises in the financing and production of feature films for the international market. In the last ten years, the Zephyr team has acted as producer, executive producer and co-producer on over twenty films with combined budgets of over $275,000,000.
Chris completed Michael Hoffman’s The Last Station, which Zephyr produced with Jens Meurer’s Egoli Tossell, nominated for 2 Oscars in 2010. The film stars Helen Mirren, Christopher Plummer, Paul Giamatti and James McAvoy. He worked as executive producer on Gurinder Chadha’s It’s A Wonderful Afterlife, shot in London, and on Black Death from director Chris Smith, shot in Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.
2008 saw the release of Gillian Armstrong’s Houdini film Death Defying Acts, starring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Guy Pearce, and Penelope, with Christina Ricci, James McAvoy and Reese Witherspoon.
Other recent releases include a trio of films that Chris and Phil co-produced with The Dino De Laurentiis Company and Tarak Ben Ammar’s Quinta Communications. Hannibal Rising, The Last Legion and Virgin Territory had combined budgets in excess of $150,000,000 and were shot in the Czech Republic, Slovakia/Tunisia and Italy respectively.
Chris was also executive producer on David Mackenzie’s Asylum for Paramount, and associate producer on Mike Binder’s film The Upside of Anger for Media 8 and Fine Line. In addition, Chris was a co-producer on Richard E. Grant’s directorial debut Wah-Wah.
Chris is a member of the British and European Film Academies, the European Producer’s Club and ACE. He also serves on PACT’s film committee and BSAC’s Co-Production working group.
Phil has raised finance for and successfully delivered a host of British and European qualifying International co-productions working with the likes of Film Four, BBC Films, the UK Film Council, Miramax, the Weinstein Company, Canal+, RAI, RTL, Filmax, Arte Cinema, and France 2 and 3


James Wilson began his career as a production executive at Fox Searchlight Pictures in Los Angeles, and subsequently at FilmFour in London. Over eight years he worked on the development, production and acquisition of a range of films including Sexy Beast, Dancer in the Dark, The Filth and The Fury, The Low Down, The Last King of Scotland, The Full Monty, Nil By Mouth and The Ice Storm.
Since becoming a producer he has served as an Executive Producer on Edgar Wright's Shaun of The Dead, and produced James Marsh's The King with Milo Addica. Along with Nira Park, he recently produced Joe Cornish's Attack The Block, and with Nick Wechsler is currently producing Jonathan Glazer's Under the Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson, and Sophie Fiennes' The Pervert's Guide to Ideology. Jim is also a director of Big Talk Pictures and is on the advisory committee of the British Independent Film Awards.

Hosted by:

Gina Fegan

CEO, South East Media Network & D-Media, former CEO, Screen South.Gina started as a cinema manager, going on to become a producer in her own right (Devil's Playground, The Tournament). Appointed MD at Screen South, she headed up the allocation of UKFC funding for productions in the South East. Now CEO at SEMN and D-Media, Gina is at the forefront of UK international media marketing and promotions and will kindly facilitate our panel.DO NOT MISS IT!


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 with EFM (Berlin) Director



Interview with IFTA Chairman (AFM)



Interview with Cannes Marche du Film Director
 dailies live coverage from

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

> Tallinn Black Nights 
> Red Sea International Film Festival

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

User images

About Editor

Chatelin Bruno

The Editor's blog

Bruno Chatelin Interviewed

Be sure to update your festival listing and feed your profile to enjoy the promotion to our network and audience of 350.000.     




View my profile
Send me a message