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: Portal for Film & Festival News, exploring the best of the festivals community.  

An adventure exploring, from dreams to reality, the emerging talents in our community.

Launched in 1995, relentlessly connecting films to festivals, reporting and promoting festivals worldwide.

A brand new website will soon be available. Covid-19 is not helping, stay safe meanwhile.

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

User login

|FRENCH VERSION|

RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes

 

 

Best Trailers for August 2020

 

 

Editor


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

THE NEWSLETTER REACHES 199 000 FILM PROFESSIONALS EACH WEEK   (may 2019) .

Share your news with us at press@filmfestivals.com to be featured.  SUBSCRIBE to the e-newsletter.  
FOLLOW ME ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:              

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.


feed

Over 2000 Guests at 2010 IDFA

Over 2000 national and international guests are descending on the historic city of Amsterdam as the 23rd edition of IDFA: the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam begins its 11-day marathon of film premieres, professional activities and special events. Showcasing more than 300 films and with evening “talk shows” and a full series of conferences and market social networking, this year’s event is a must for makers and lovers of non-fiction film. The unique challenges of producing, distributing and marketing documentaries in an austere economic climate where many audiences prefer escapism will be a central theme of this year’s event. Around 2000 national and international guests will be attending IDFA over the coming week and a half. As well as being the place where documentary directors come together, IDFA’s FORUM and Docs for Sale marketplaces also make the festival a meeting place for film buyers, festival programmers, producers, commissioning editors and other documentary professionals from home and abroad.



Starting this evening, the Festival hosts the daily IDFA Talk Show, which will take place nightly in the Escape club. Daphne Bunskoek will lead the discussions for a wide variety of festival guests, including directors Leonard Retel Helmrich (POSITION OF THE STARS), Janus Metz (ARMADILLO), Pirjo Honkasalo (TOP 10), George Sluizer (HOMELAND), Jeff Prosserman (FOXHOUNDS: THE PURSUIT OF BERNIE MADOFF), Jan Tenhaven (AUTUMN GOLD), Barry Stevens (PROSECUTOR) and Luc Cote and Patricio Hernandez (YOU DON’T LIKE THE TRUTH: FOUR DAYS INSIDE GUANTANAMO). Several of the subjects of the films above will also join the directors for lively evening chats. The Festival is hosting three debates in which documentary makers, scientists, politicians and the audience will discuss subjects raised by documentaries screened at IDFA.



On Monday 22 November, Bjorn Lomborg, the Danish political scientist, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist and key figure in the environmental film COOL IT will join the Green Screen climate debate. He will discuss approaches to climate problems and the role of filmmakers in that context with climate scientists, directors and the audience. The ‘What do we still believe in?’ debate on Wednesday 24 November takes several films showing at IDFA as inspiration for a discussion about trust in the media and abuse of power. On Thursday 25 November, the closing debate ‘Combating suffering in the 21st century’ tackles the issue of what role documentary makers might play in effecting social change in the 21st century. Much to do, see and hear as IDFA gets into gear.
Sandy Mandelberger, IDFA Dailies Editor

User images

About Editor

Chatelin Bruno
(Filmfestivals.com)

The Editor's blog


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

Ask us for lost password.
facebook0.thumbnail.png   twitter_logo.thumbnail.png    

Follow me on Facebook

Follow me on Twitter


paris

France



View my profile
Send me a message
gersbach.net