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

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020 !

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

An adventure to explore from imagination to reality,  the arts & talents to be discovered.

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

A brand new website will soon be available. Totally restructured for a better user experience.

For any collaboration, editorial contributions,  please send us an email here. Same for publicity. Please include your complete information (email and phone number).

User login

|FRENCH VERSION|

RSS Feeds 

A thousand generations live in you now. See Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in theaters December 20.

James Bond 007 No time to die 2020 Daniel Craig, Rami Malek

Trailers in 2020

Newsletter


THE NEWSLETTER REACHES 200 000 FILM PROFESSIONALS EACH WEEK.

Email us to be featured at special rates. SUBSCRIBE             


feed

NEWSLETTER N° 344: December 21, 2007

NEWS FROM OUR PARTNER


The ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY EXPO (“EIE”), a partner of Filmfestivals.com, is a FREE five-star event on January 27, 2008 at the Westin Hotel in Times Square that brings everyone in the Entertainment Industry together under one roof (Anticipated attendance of over 5,000 entertainment professionals). It is the only business to consumer event that targets this industry.
This event is FREE to attend.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO ATTEND FOR FREE for the ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY EXPO on January 27, 2008.

ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY EXPO January 27, 2008 10 AM - 6 PM @ The Westin Hotel, Times Square
THIS YEAR AT EIE:
- 3 rooms filled with great workshops/seminars all day
- 3 floors of Exhibitors providing products/services for the Entertainment Industry
- "Designer's Showcase" - designers may showcase their portfolios all day
- Be a part of the first-ever Entertainment Industry Directory
- Job Interviews with top entertainment production companies
- Auditions for blockbuster productions
- VIP Networking Cocktail Reception with top shelf open bar
- And more ! www.YOUSHOULDBETHERE.com

 

___________________________________________________________________________________
AWARDS
THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM
Oscar and more

PEOPLE and Entertainment Industry Foundation to cohost SAG Awards™ Gala
SIGNIS-WACC Award 2007 to a Film on Human Rights
AFI Awards 2007 official selection announced
Nominations for the 65th Golden Globe Awards
New Award Honors Five of the Year’s Best Performers

______________________________________________________________________________________
MESSAGE FROM OUR PARTNER


BABELGUM ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL Submit by February 15, 2008
Join the competition now to enter your film for the Babelgum Online Film Festival competition awards.
Spike Lee chairs a jury of industry experts drawn from around the world.
Winners in each of the 7 categories will be awarded $20 000, plus advertising revenue share and gain exposure to a global audience
APPLY ONLNE


______________________________________________________________________________________
FESTIVAL NEWS

French Film Priceless to Close Palm Springs Festival
SIGNIS Romania Completes 3rd Facing Children Festival
City of Angels Film Festival 2007 wrap up story
The seventh edition of River to River wrapped in Florence
Short film competition, part of the Berlinale Talent Campus
DocPoint - Helsinki Documentary Film Festival selection
Animated Films AniFest has announced the competition' s format
fmx program – putting the pieces together
Slamdance announces shorts line-up of 67 out of 2000 submissions
SXSW launches The Greenlight Awards competition for digital series

___________________________________________________________________________________
NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS FOCAL PRESS BOOKS

Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics : The book by Michael Rabiger is a comprehensive manual that has inspired tens of thousands of readers worldwide to realize their artistic vision and produce well-constructed films. Filled with practical advice on every stage of production, this is the book you will return to throughout your career.
"...the gold standard.... Jared Rappaport, Chair of the Department of Cinema and Television Arts, California State University - Northridge

Check the blog and buy online on fest21.com
/blog/directing
_______________________________________________________________________________________
FEST PLAYERS FOCUS

Nancy Buirski Steps Down as Head of Full Frame
Terry Gilliam starts shooting in London
Maia Morgenstern presides the 39th Hungarian Film Week’s Jury

FESTIVALS AGENDA SUBMISSION CALENDARS
Festivals calling for your films...
This week, this month..

_______________________________________________________________________________________
THE NEWS " IN FRENCH " l'actu des festivals francophones
LA COUVERTURE DE CANNES SUR
http://croisette.fest21.com

ET...
Gerardmer déclinera le Fantastique et les métamorphoses de la réalité
Créteil à 30 ans: un festival toujours pétillant
Le Short Film Corner à l'honneur aux Bahamas
Bilan des Rencontres Cinématographiques de Cannes
Studios de tournage au Mobile Film Festival 3ème édition
3 films français nominés aux Golden Globes
La Polémique autour de "La boussole d’or" selon Signis
Palmarès des Rencontres internationales de cinéma à Paris
Digimage Cinéma utilise Autodesk Lustre


ASPIRING FEST REPORTERS & BLOGGERS WANTED,
GET YOUR FEST ACCRED THROUGH US
Share your Festival experiences with us: OPEN YOUR BLOG AND PUBLISH ON OUR FREE PLATFORM.
Become a filmfestival reporter and ambassador and open your own blog on www.fest21.com

FILM FROM FEST FOCUS

Atonement : a film that stands out from the pack
Two part Wenders retrospective at London BFI
The Kite Runner to Close The Dubai International Film Festival

D-CINEMA NEWS

Polar Express 3D goes IMAX 3D for Christmas
CGR Cinémas go fully digital, team with AAM
HD EXPO unveils 3D Day
The world’s digital screens reach 4000 mark
NEC Digital Cinema Division Wins the 2007 American Business Award
French 3D cinema is awakening…


_______________________________________________________________________________________
Film Festival Tourism: a research on its rapid expansion
The previous articles provided the context for the growing film festival tourism phenomenon. In this last installment, more specific information is provided about the participants in festival tourism, the services provided by the few agencies in this new niche market, and the characteristics of the film festivals that would most likely benefit from film festival tourism.
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

WRAP UP FROM CANNES
Check out the Cannes Blog Photo Gallery, Video Gallery

http://futureofcinema.fest21.com and on
Second Life "La Croisette": http://www.fest21.com/blog/secondlife
TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR TO CANNES ON SECOND LIFE: you are invited TELEPORT HERE

_______________________________________________________________________________________
FESTIVALS IN ACTION - THE VIDEO DAILIES
Recent coverage and dailies from Goa London Rome Funchal Fort Lauderdale Bahamas AFI

CALL FOR ENTRIES ONLINE SUBMISSIONS
Filmmakers don't miss these ones!

BUSHO FILM FESTIVAL September 3 - 7, 2008
Short Film, Long Bang!
The 4th BuSho International Short Film Festival accepts entries in the categories of fiction, animation and experimental film.
Entry deadline: 3. May 2008.
APPLY ONLNE


BABELGUM ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL Submit by February 15, 2008
Join the competition now to enter your film for the Babelgum Online Film Festival competition awards.
Spike Lee chairs a jury of industry experts drawn from around the world.
Winners in each of the 7 categories will be awarded $20 000, plus advertising revenue share and gain exposure to a global audience
APPLY ONLINE

TAIWAN INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S TV & FILM FESTIVAL April 4 - 8, 2008
Taiwan International Children’s TV & Film Festival Final Calls.Entry deadline: October 31, 2007. Don’t miss your opportunity to win cash prize USD 4,000 each category. Please visit our website: www.tictff.org.tw or the bulletin board page to get moresubmission information
SUBMIT INFORMATION ONLINE

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL April 24 - May 8, 2008
The Golden Gate Awards competition is accepting submissions in 11 categories. Entries must have been completed on or after January 1, 2007. Works that have played a multiday commercial theatrical run in the Bay Area or had any kind of media broadcast are not eligible to apply to non-television categories
SUBMIT ONLINE NOW

SHORT SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA June 13 - 21, 2008
Now entering our 10th year, Short Shorts Film Festival (SSFF) has become one of Asia’s largest festival for international short films and is one of the few Academy Award(R) accredited short film festivals SSFF reaches audiences of 30,000 in Tokyo and major cities in Japan. Our main festival is held for over a week in the heart of Harajuku TOKYO!
Please note that our festival dates are tentative.
SUBMIT ONLINE NOW

INDEPENDENT FEATURES FILM FESTIVAL July 25 - 27, 2008
The Independent Features Film Festival is the world's first film festival in which films will be chosen by a global audience via a web-based competition. The competition will run May 1st, 2008 through June 30th, 2008. The top twenty-one films will go on to be screened at the Independent Features Film Festival which will be hosted July 25-27, 2008 at the acclaimed Tribeca Cinemas in Lower Manhattan.
SUBMIT ONLINE NOW

ECU THE EUROPEAN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL March 14 - 16, 2007
The European Independent Film Festival 2007 submission deadline of February 1st 2007 is fast approaching. Held in Paris on the 16th, 17th and 18th of March at the prestigious Biblioteque Nationale de Francois Mitterand the very best independent films from around the World will be screened to large audiences competing for 16 awards in 11 categories.
For more information go to www.ecufilmfestival.com
SUBMIT ONLINE NOW

Punto de Vista International Documentary Film Festival of Navarra Feb 15 - 23, 2008
PUNTO DE VISTA, the Documentary Film Festival of Navarra calls for a competition, open to participation by documentaries of any nationality made in after 1 August 2006. The deadline for sending films is next 30 September.
Fiction, institutional or publicity films will not be admitted, nor reports or works of a journalistic nature.

FANTASPORTO' 2008 CALL FOR ENTRIES
28th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Feb 29 - March 8,
Entries Close Dec 15 Running on 5 theatres screening 200 feature films each year with Massive press coverage 5000 clippings every year - Over 110,000 entries in past editions.contact: Mário Dorminsky (Director)
SUBMIT ONLINE

ANNUAL PROGRAM WITHOUT FRONTIERS
Calls SHORT FILMS producers worldwide to participate with their works.
Also see the news on the Festival for Documentaries and Narrative Movies.
Awards information and call for entries

THE BULLETIN BOARD: CALL FOR ENTRIES BOOSTER
See your Banner blinking on Filmfestivals.com HOMEPAGE linked to your online Call for Entries on our Bulletin Board.
Maximize film entries. Email our COO Bruno Chatelin for a detailed proposition ________________________________________________________________________________________

MOST RECENT POSTS FROM FEST21.COM: YOUR COMMUNITY POSTS
"Charlie Wilson's War"
NEW YORK PREMIERE FILM “THE MIST” RED CARPET PHOTOS OPENS IN THEATERS NOVEMBER 21, 2007
FIFTH ANNUAL NEW YORK AIDS FILM FESTIVAL RED BALL PHOTOS
IN LOVING MEMORY OF MEL CHEREN (January 21, 1933 - December 7, 2007)
FIFTH ANNUAL NEW YORK AIDS FILM FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT GALA & AWARDS CEREMONY PHOTOS
A Woody Allen Dysfunctional Family Classics For The Holidays
Catching Up With Films You May Have Missed
"There Will Be Blood"
HOLLYWOOD CHINESE Wins Best Documentary Prize At Golden Horse Awards
Sci-Fi Producer of The Man From Earth Thanks Internet Pirates For Sharing His Film

....
A FEW SEARCHING TIPS FOR OUR WEBSITE

LOOKING FOR FESTIVALS DETAILS DATES EMAILS...
Use the pro site for advanced search, reserved for precise, exhaustive festival details

Search for film
Add your festival in our database (3,600 listed worldwide and growing)
Update Festival details, add press release...
Enter your film for consideration (9,000 and growing)

MORE festival news at
http://www.filmfestivals.com
Film pros: http://www.filmfestivalspro.com
French focus: http://www.filmfestivals.fr
Film & Festival DATA BASE management
http://www.filmfestivalsPRO.com
______________________________________________________________
To subscribe to our newsletter:
click here

To forward this Message to Someone [FORWARD]

If you do not want to receive any more newsletters,  [UNSUBSCRIBE]

To update your preferences and to unsubscribe visit [PREFERENCES]
______________________________________________________________
This weekly e-newsletter is intended for subscribers only.
Please feel free to forward it to other colleagues;
Subscription is free of charge. For re-publication or copying requests, please contact us:

Copyright (c) 2007 M21 Editions - Filmfestivals.com & Fest21.com All Rights Reserved. 

User images

About Newsletter

Team Laurent
(AB01)

The blog publishes the past collection of our newsletters covering the film festival circuit.
It distributes the latest news for free to 200 000 film & festival professionals subscribers from around the world.

Advertise inside the newsletter?
Promote your festival call for entry, promote your film.

Subscribers breakdown details


Paris

France



View my profile
Send me a message
gersbach.net