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.


WorldFest Wraps its Big 40th with Davi's Dukes!

Final Jury Decisions on all ten major Competition Categories.

WorldFest-Houston, the 3rd longest-running International Film Festival in North America, celebrated the conclusion of its 40th annual independent film showcase with a Grand Awards Gala on April 28th and Closing Day Festivities on April 29th with a VIP NASA and Space Center Houston tour and Texas BBQ sponsored by The Houston Yacht Club and wrapped it up with Robert Davi's award winning directorial debut, The Dukes. (Chazz Palminteri, Peter Bogdanovich). All WorldFest events are always open to the public.
Other Major Remi Winners were: BEST NEW MEDIA, "Prenatal Development and Pregnancy Education" by EHD of Manchester, NH, USA; BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM & VIDEO to Mitchell Rose for "The Event" - Red Red Rose Pictures, USA; BEST TV COMMERCIAL to Deno Seder for "Unscrupulous" - Carvin Seder, USA; BEST STUDENT FILM to Cheol-Woo Park for "Disconnected" - KOREA; BEST MUSIC VIDEO to Khannu Samrat & Mehrunnisa Hassan for "The Dance of Courtship" - PAKISTAN and BEST SCRIPT to Lyle Hatcher & Don Caron, for "Different Drummers" - USA.

All other award results from this year's WorldFest competition are posted on our website at - There were more than 4,500 category entries in all film and video competitions, and only around 15% of the entries won awards.

WorldFest Closing Day Festivities included a special VIP tour of NASA & Space Center Houston with a Regatta & Texas BBQ & Marimba Band party hosted by The Houston Yacht Club. Final event was back at the AMC cinema for Joe Leydon's Critic's Choice and Closing Night film, The Dukes, which won both the Special Jury Award in First Feature and also Best Feature Director for Robert Davi who attended the final weekend of the festival.

During the 10-day festival, over 500 filmmakers from more than 32 nations around the world were in attendance to personally accept their various awards from this year's WorldFest's competition of thousands of submitted category entries. Dates for WorldFest-Houston #41 are April 18-April 27, 2008.

Please check our website at - - for the full winners' list or call 713-965-9955 for more information. "Call for Entries" for next year's event will be mailed out in late September. Entries officially open August 1st, 2007. Main deadline is December 15, 2007. You may download official entry forms from our Internet website starting August 1st. We are now streaming particular Remi Award winners on our website!


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