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 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. Covid-19 is not helping, stay safe meanwhile.

For collaboration, editorial contributions, or publicity, please send us an email here

Sorry for the server problems we are currently testing :)

User login

|FRENCH VERSION|

RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes

Best Trailers for June 2020

Mill Valley Film Festival

Bruno Chatelin will attend The Film Festival Summit in Austin (Dec 4/6) with a busy agenda

user
2011 Conference Agenda in Austin, Sunday December 4th, 2011 2:00 pm Registration and Exhibit Floor Opens 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm First-time IFFS Attendee Orientation 3:20 pm - 3:30 pm Welcoming Remarks & Introductions ...

New executive positions at Los Angeles Film Festival

user
Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced today that esteemed Newsweek film critic David Ansen is joining the organization as Artistic Director of the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival.   Senior Programmer Doug Jones has been promoted to Associate Director of Programming for the Los Angeles Film Festival. "As a consummate movie lover, David is one of the finest critics thinking, watching, and writin...

What is God? Peter Rodger Asks the World

user
 Peter Rodger introduced his film Oh My God at the Mill Valley Film Festival.   "I was challenged to make this film because I was frustrated by the childish schoolyard mentality that permeates our world...People blowing up buildings while saying ‘God is Good.'" Rodger's film consists of him travelling around the world with a camera asking people the question: "What is God?" The film gives us many, many different answers from all kinds of people.    "God is ever...

Advice for Activist Filmmakers

user
Many documentaries today address activist issues. Often after seeing such movies,audiences will ask, "What can we do?" Sunday October 18, closing day of the Mill Valley Film Festival, a panel called: Active Cinema: Strategies for Change addressed how to best inspire audiences to action. How do we help audiences connect the dots between the experience of watching the film and doing something? How can we inspire activism? The panelists discussed. "You can't just show them the film and leave," s...

Advice for Activist Filmmakers

user
  Many documentaries today address activist issues.  Often after seeing such movies, audiences will ask, "What can we do?" Sunday October 18, closing day of the Mill Valley Film Festival, a panel called: Active Cinema: Strategies for Change addressed how to best inspire audiences to action.  How do we help audiences connect the dots between the experience of watching the film and doing something? How can we inspire activism?  The panelists discussed. "You can't just show...

50th Anniversary of San Francisco Mime Troupe at Mill Valley Fest

user
Since I call myself "interested in theatre" and I lived in San Francisco for four years,it's probably some sort of sin that I had never heard of the San Francisco Mime Troupe before Friday.  When I sawthe Mill Valley Film Festival was having an event: Troupers: 50 Years of the San Francisco Mime Troupe I was intrigued, but also sincerely thought I was infor a night of miming- in my mind silent acting.   The illustrious Peter Coyote introduced the event by reading a section from his ...

NEWSLETTER N° 437: October 21, 2009

user
..............WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 437: October 21, 2009 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. You can find us at twitter.com/fest21 and find Bruno Chatelin on facebook Add your fest21.com RSS to your blogs! How to use FestivalExpress our new online submis...

50th Anniversary of San Francisco Mime Troupe at Mill Valley Fest

user
Since I call myself "interested in theatre" and I lived in San Francisco for four years,it's probably some sort of sin that I had never heard of the San Francisco Mime Troupe before Friday. When I sawthe Mill Valley Film Festival was having an event: Troupers: 50 Years of the San Francisco Mime Troupe I was intrigued, but also sincerely thought I was infor a night of miming- in my mind silent acting. The illustrious Peter Coyote introduced the event by reading a section from his book, Sleeping...

Zoe Elton, Mill Valley Head of Programming Tells All

user
I got to sit down with Zoe Elton, Director of Programming at The Mill Valley Film Festival 3 days before the close of this year's fest. She's been with the Festival since it's inception 32 years ago, when she sort of fell into the position at random. Previously she worked in England as a theatre director and writer. Check out our conversation below to see what she has to say about the video art community in the 80s, how documentary has changed, it feeling like a "vintage year" for film, and o...

Zoe Elton, Mill Valley Head of Programming Tells All

user
I got to sit down with Zoe Elton, Director of Programming at The Mill Valley Film Festival 3 days before the close of this year's fest.  She's been with the Festival since it's inception 32 years ago, when she sort of fell into the position at random.  Previously she worked in England as a theatre director and writer.  Check out our conversation below to see what she has to say about the video art community in the 80s, how documentary has changed, it feeling like a "vintage year" fo...

Can Shamans Cure Autistic Boy? 'The Horse Boy' Asks and Answers

user
I am opened to a new world after seeing Michel Orion Scott's The Horse Boy- currently playing at the Mill Valley Film Festival. Thus far in my life I have not been closely touched by autism, and I didn't know much about it previous to watching. Doctors' interviews sprinkled throughout the movie help give an insight into understanding the cryptic disease. The Horse Boy tells the true story of the Isaacson family. The film begins four years after Mother Kristin and father Rupert have given bi...

Can Shamans Cure Autistic Boy? 'The Horse Boy' Asks and Answers

user
 I am opened to a new world after seeing Michel Orion Scott's The Horse Boy- currently playing at the Mill Valley Film Festival.  Thus far in my life I have not been closely touched by autism, and I didn't know much about it previous to watching.  Doctors' interviews sprinkled throughout the movie help give an insight into understanding the cryptic disease.   The Horse Boy tells the true story of the Isaacson family.  The film begins four years after ...

The Worlds Top 100 Festivals For Shorts

user
  Short filmmaking is in the midst of a rennaissance becasue of the revenue potential offered by IPTV and initiatives likewww.raindance.tv.  Screening at a festival is a sure-fire way to start creating a buzz around your film and your career. You are also likely to bump into short-film buyers eager for content for the dozens of fledgling websites desparate for movies. Short films are much easier to see on the web or on a mobile telep...

Mill Valley Film Festival

Known as a filmmakers festival, the annual Mill Valley Film Festival offers a high-profile, prestigious, non-competitive environment perfect for celebrating the best independent and international cinema. Additional info: www.mvff.com or 415.383.5256.
gersbach.net