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


The New Czech Cinema 2010/ 14th Czech Film Festival Press Release


Now celebrating its 14th year, the annual Czech festival presents this year a selection of award-winning new Czech features, and demonstrates an increased interest in exploring subjects dealing with the years of Nazi occupation, the different decades of domination by Soviet communism and more traditionally dreams and fantasy as seen in the latest Svankmajer’s movie fresh from Venice and London Film Festival.


The season kicks off with Marek Najbrt’s Protector (2009) in the Gala screening introduced by screenwriter Robert Geisler and organized jointly with the UK Jewish Film Festival. Protector and Tomas Masin’s Three Seasons in Hell (2010) rightly shared this year’s Czech Lion awards. While Protector examines the lives of a radio journalist and his part-Jewish film star wife during the Nazi occupation, Tomáš Mašin’s large budget debut feature is inspired by the relationship between an avant-garde poet and a ‘liberated’ young woman in the year immediately prior to the Communist takeover. Both ‘retro’ films play careful attention to the visual recreation of their periods.

Jan ‘Divided We Fall’ Hřebejk contributes two films with political themes. Tomorrow Will Be…(2010) is an impressive film record of an opera recounting the trial (and subsequent execution) of the democratic politician Milada Horákováin 1950 while Kawasaki’s Rose (2009) unravels the story of a famous dissident and his earlier links with the secret police.


Mira Fornay’s striking debut film Foxes (2009) is a superbly acted and observed portrait of the lives of two Slovak sisters who emigrate to Ireland in search of a better life. Twosome (2009) another impressive debut by Jaroslav Fuit examines the relationship fatigue of young couple at the crossroad of their life. Exploring feelings of dislocation and displacement is a newly shot documentary Czechin’ London (2010) and subsequent open discussion/forum Lost in Translation?Your Story looking into personal experiences of East European immigrants in London which develops themes expressed in the Lost in Translation? Exhibition in the Riverside Studios Gallery (1– 19 November 2010)

Maria Procházková’s Who’sAfraid of the Wolf?(2008) deftly weaves reality and fantasy with animation when young Terezka comes to the conclusion that her mother may be from another world. Not a children’s films, notes its director, but one for adults to watch with children. For many, the highpoint of the season will be Jan Švankmajer’s strikingly inventive and witty Surviving Life (2010), where he uses cut out animation to tell the story of a man who seeks to perpetuate his dream life (and dream woman).

To mark the bicentenary of great Czech poet Karel Hynek Macha the season is completed with a unique screening of Karel Anton’s silent film Gypsies (1921), with live music accompaniment by Irena and Vojtěch Havel as a part of Barbican silent film series. The festival concludes with the DVD premiere of Juraj Herz’s stunning gothic melodrama Morgiana(1972) in a double bill with his chilling classic The Cremator (1968).

Organized in collaboration with the Riverside Studios, Prince Charles Cinema, Barbican Cinema, the UK Jewish Film Festival and Second Run DVD.


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 Tania Martins

Tania Martins

Filmmaker. Student. Blogger. Film Critic. Festival Organiser. Freelance Cameraperson. Explorer. Longboarder. WELCOME!


United Kingdom

View my profile
Send me a message