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Enjoy the best of both worlds: Portal with Film & Fest News and Social network for the festival community.  

We started in 1995 connecting films to festivals, documenting the world of festivals worldwide.
We offer the most comprehensive festival directory of 7 000 festivals, browse festival blogs, film blogs...and promote yourself.

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This blog will help you find out more about our site. Learn about its community features, get
help and mucch more coming soon.



The site was established by Malo Girod de l'Ain in 1995, with a partnership with Cannes (we built Cannes' first website).

We launched before Google existed and became THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORY OF FESTIVALS.

We developped in the early 2000's as the leading online resource for festivals and filmmakers on the circuit with content, knowledege and experience of the circuit. We host a community platform with other 60 000 blog profiles where filmmakers or festivals can publish and promote freely. The site has a very unique and important editorial activity. over 85 000 articles give the beat of the circuit, news, homages, line up, tributes, nominations, awards, interviews and reviews.

With close to a million unique visitors per year and 192 000 subscribers to our weekly newsletter we maintain one of the larges pro database of filmmakers, buyers, sales agents and film media. During the key filmmarkets and festivals provides online dailies and newsletters. we recently became the leading online resource for Cannes and AFM, prividing thousands of industry news, a trusted and essential tool for filmmakers, buyers and sales agencies.

We have promoted thousands of films, festivals, platforms (including the launch of Netflix), resources for filmmakers and large international brands and studios with an interest for film (Piper Heidsieck, Kodak, Sony...) 

Bruno Chatelin who has been running the company since 2000 is an experienced film marketing professional who formerly managed 20th Century Fox, UGC and Sony Pictures theatrical divisions in France; he is always looking forward to involving his creativity and network for his clients. Prior to that he worked with large international advertising agencies.

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Promote your Festival (Bulletin Board), your Film(Showcase) , your Online Platform (Exposure) and more.

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About FEST21

(M21 Entertainment) is the social network for film and festival professionals.

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- Use FestivalExpress the online free submission tool for festival organizers and submit film to a festival.

- Register a festival or a film in the Directory,  update your Festival Directory listing or blog, your film library details or blog. welcomes festival organizers, filmmakers and producers, movie pros and all festival-goers from around the world, and invites them to share information and experiences.
Use the pro tools and data bases, and enjoy.

This blog profile will give you 

- information on how to create dedicated accounts for  films and festivals on the site
- contacts
- help
- announcements
- bug reports
- planned features
- advertising and partnership
- and much more

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