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

 

 

Presenting the website

 

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   (december 2020) .

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

Sand And Celluloid At Bermuda Film Festival

When you host a well-organized film event on a beautiful island in the Atlantic Ocean, the appeal is instantaneous. For the Bermuda International Film Festival, which kicked off its eleventh season this past Friday, the mix of top flight films and a genial atmosphere make for a winning combination.

The Festival opened on Friday night with the audience pleaser ST. TRINIAN'S, a comedic farce by director Oliver Parker, best known for his film adaptations of the Oscar Wilde plays THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and AN IDEAL HUSBAND. This current romp stars Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Stephen Fry and Mischa Barton. The film tells the hysterical tale of the efforts of a motley crew of ungovernable teenage girls who use their wit and ingenuity to save St Trinian's School from bankruptcy. The film has been a major box office hit in its native UK since its release last Christmas.

In all, this year’s Festival welcomes almost 80 films from 32 countries. Closing the Festival on April 5 will be the highly acclaimed THE BAND’S VISIT, which was the major winner at this year’s Israeli Oscars, as well as picking up prizes at the Cannes, Montreal, Munich, Palm Springs and Tokyo film festivals.

The core of the Festival are the two competition categories, one for Narrative Features, the other for Documentary Features. Among the high profile films competing in the Narrative Feature Competition are the Santa Barbara Film Festival winner AMAL, the Cannes Film Fsetival sleeper hit CARAMEL, the Rotterdam Film Festival winner WONDERFUL TOWN, the Goya Award prize winner XXY from Argentina, as well as other film festival circuit hits, such as BUDDHA COLLAPSED OUT OF SHAME, ISKA’S JOURNEY, THE BIG SHOT-CALLER and YOUNG PEOPLE FUCKING. All will compete for the Mary Jean Mitchell-Green Award, which carries a $5000 first prize.

The Documentary Feature Competition also boast a high caliber roster of non-fiction works from around the world, including DEMOCRACY IN DKAR, GAHAN WILSON: BORN DEAD, STILL WEIRD, IRON LADIES OF LIBERIA, JERUSALEM IS PROUD TO PRESENT, SAVING LUNA, SILHOUETTE CITY, SOUVENIRS and VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE: TALES FROM KOSOVO.

All features in the Festival are eligible for the Bacardi Limited Audience Choice Award, which includes a cash prize of $3000. New this year at the festival is a Reel Music Sidebar, with four films including LOU REED’S BERLIN (directed by Julian Schnabel), the classical music documentary FIVE DAYS IN SEPTEMBER, the UK hip-hop film SOUTH COAST and the chronicle of the Marley Family concert in Ethiopia to celebrate the life of Bob Marley in AFRICA UNITE.

This year’s Festival features a focus on Modern South African Cinema and a group of Bermuda-shot films, including the feature BEHIND THE MASK: BERMUDA GOMBEYS PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE, chronicling the many gombey dance troupes on the island. The gombeys combine African roots with a nod to St. Kitts’ Masquerade dancers, and originated at a time when slaves wore masks in order to present their complaints to slave masters without fear of retribution.

Saluting local talent and bringing in international auteur films from all over the globe, this year’s Bermuda International Film Festival takes its place as among the most sophisticated and enjoyable film events on the festival circuit.

Sandy Mandelberger, Festival Circuit Editor

Links

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 AFM Director

 

Interview with Cannes Marche du Film Director 

 

Interview with the Parasite director

Brad Pitt and Leonard Maltin Interviewed

Filmfestivals.com dailies live coverage from


> Live from India
> Live from LA
> IFFI Goa
> Lost World Film Festival
> Locarno
> Toronto
> Venice
> San Sebastian
> BFI London

> Film Festival Days
> AFM
> Tallinn Black Nights

> Palm Springs Film Festival
> Kustendorf
> Rotterdam
> Sundance
Santa Barbara Film Festival SBIFF
> Berlin 
> Fantasporto
Amdocs
Houston WorldFest
 
Cannes / Marche du film online

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

A question for Jennifer Aniston from Richard Hobert winner at SBIFF 2020 :

Top 3 Tech Innovations in Film History

> 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
(Filmfestivals.com)

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.     

Follow me on Facebook
Follow me on Twitter
Follow me on Instagram
Follow me on Youtube

  


paris

France



View my profile
Send me a message
gersbach.net