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.

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

User login

|FRENCH VERSION|

RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes

 

Filmfestivals.com services and offers

 

Digital media

Crashfest: 2006 Halloween Crash Bash

#
CrashFest is a legal not-for-profit organization dedicated: To educating the public on the art of independent filmmaking and, To bring together audiences & independent filmmakers through specialized public exhibition.

Charlotte Reel Soul Film Festival

#
competetive festival for features, shorts and docs - either written, produced or directed by an african or african-american

Crossroads Film Festival

#
Come challenge Mississippi’s creative class & STILL be showered in Southern hospitality. There’ll be cash prizes, Southern celebrities, workshops, daily receptions and nightly jukin’ to toast you, the filmmaker. It’s all about your story. Share it.

Message To Man` Int`l Documentary,short & Animated Film Fest

#
An annual event, most important film festival in St Petersburhg and only such event in Russia.

Portland International Film Festival

#
A rich snapshot of new world cinema, the Portland International Film Festival presents nearly 100 features, documentaries and shorts from over 30 countries in just over 2 week.

Extra-ordinary Film Festival

#
A free forum for showcasing independent films of all types and genres. Every Sunday night. All year `round.

Brooklyn Indie House

#
The Brooklyn Indie House has given home to many underexposed filmmakers from around the world. Selected films will be awarded 6 screening dates and a percentage of net Box Office sales.

Eva Mendes named the Most Desirable Woman of 2009 by AskMen.com

user
AskMen.com, the largest online men's magazine, today announced its 9th annual list of the "Top 99 Most Desirable Women." AskMen.com readers cast more than ten million votes to rank the women who best represent the qualities of the ideal girlfriend or wife. Eva Mendes, the Cuban-American actress who appeared in two films over the past year,  received the most votes and has been named the 2009 #1 Most Desirable Woman. Mendes ranked #4 on last year's list. Rounding out the top three f...

Eva Mendes online voted the Most Desirable Woman of 2009

user
AskMen.com, the largest online men's magazine, today announced its 9th annual list of the "Top 99 Most Desirable Women." AskMen.com readers cast more than ten million votes to rank the women who best represent the qualities of the ideal girlfriend or wife. Eva Mendes, the Cuban-American actress who appeared in two films over the past year, received the most votes and has been named the 2009 #1 Most Desirable Woman.Mendes ranked #4 on last year's list. Rounding out the top three for 2009 were ac...

Win up to $1000 every month

user
The CommonDistrict.com Film Festival is just days away from accepting submission. We will be accepting submissions from Jan. 1st through Jan. 25th. These entries will be a part of the February Film Festival. If you can't make it for this festival rest easy... We will be accepting submission every month from the 1st through the 25th... The winner of each festival can win up to $1000 every month... For all the details please visit: www.commondistrict.com ...

DigiTraining Plus 2009: New Technologies Programme from Media

user
“DigiTraining Plus 2009: European Cinemas Experiencing New Technologies” In accordance with its popular six-year tradition, MEDIA Salles takes great pleasure in announcing the 2009 edition of the “DigiTraining Plus” course: “European Cinemas Experiencing New Technologies”, now confirmed for a further 4 years, thanks to the new contract signed with the EU MEDIA Programme. DGT, the only initiative in the MEDIA Programme to concentrate on new technologies from the cinemas’ point of v...

Celluloid Meets Pixel at next Berlinale

user
The Berlinale first went digital in 2004. Now, in 2009, it is about to take the next big step: 29 of its total 49 screens are being equipped with digital cinema servers for the upcoming festival. This creates a standardized system for screening the films of the festival and European Film Market that are available in a digital format. The Competition will, however, continue to use d-cinema systems for its digital presentations. In 2008, there were almost 400 films with diverse video formats scree...

Submission process begins Jan. 1st

user
Just to let everyone know... there are only two weeks left before the submission process begins.  Submissions accepted from Jan. 1st - 25th for the February festival... You don't want to miss out. ...

The “Digital Innovation Valley” dynamic continues at Mons

user
The “Digital Innovation Valley” dynamic continues at MonsVirtualis announces the launch in early 2009 of Belgium’s first real-time full IP 3D studio Under the impetus inspired by the arrival of GOOGLE and MICROSOFT, new projects are continuing to spring up at Mons around the Digital Innovation Valley.Founded in May 2008, VIRTUALIS SA brings together a technological chain unique within Europe of 11 companies active in technologies linked to new forms of digital media content and the real-ti...

Two New Categories

user
Our two new categories are going well. Ecology Now! and Made on Mobile Telephones are very topical and exciting. In our crazy world of today it is hard to forget that there is nothing more important to our survival then good old Mother Earth, and if there is any way that we can bring that fact to the attention of even just one person through the projection of films dealing with the environment then let’s do it! Video cameras in mobile phones making films? My purist friends hold their hea...

DocuFest announces Early Bird Call For 2009 Entries

user
DocuFest has opened the 2009 Call For Entries.   Early Bird Entries receive $10 off Entry Fees until February 1, 2009. Documentaries of every subject matter, from every country are considered. We invite you to join us for the next DocuFest Atlanta, August 26 - 30, 2009!  visit: http://festivalleague.com/submissions  ...

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2008 reveals award winners

user
Sheffield Doc/Fest has confirmed its place as the premier documentary festivals in the UK. This year’s festival saw a record number of 1,545 film submissions, of which 154 were selected: the largest amount of films screened in the festival’s 15 year history.A total of 1,300 delegates travelled to the festival from over 23 countries to attend the festival. There was a total of 140 buyers and 250 speakers this year, held together by over 150 staff members and volunteers.The festival’s succes...

La Noire D

Thessaloniki Fest independence days films

La Noire De

Thessaloniki Fest independence days films

Sheffield Doc/Fest opens today with over 140 films

user
The 15th annual Sheffield Doc/Fest opens today with over 140 films and 50 sessions featuring 250 key industry speakers.The films, including many award-winning documentaries from around the world, take the shape of several themed strands highlighting the current trends of documentary filmmaking. The 2008 strands include last year’s popular Green, Bent, Anti Doc, Sports and Music strands, alongside a new strand, Kinky Docs: a celebration of sex and its representation in documentary. Doc/Fest’...

DC Glossary

user
We bring you this DC Glossary for those who are not quite sure of what these words stand for: Automation Cue, CPL , CineDisk, DCP , Dual link, eSATA, Forensic Marking, Ingest, KDM, LE, PKL, SoloSMS, SMS ,TMS… Learn from XCDC who compiled this for you. Our A to Z DC Glossary begins with some classic: and...ACTION Action An Action is a physical signal that is sent by the Digital Cinema server to the external devices to do a specific action such as shutting down the lights, op...

Can you speak the Digital language?

user
We bring you this DC Glossary for those who are not quite sure of what these words stand for: Automation Cue, CPL , CineDisk, DCP , Dual link, eSATA, Forensic Marking, Ingest, KDM, LE, PKL, SoloSMS, SMS ,TMS…Learn from XCDC who compiled this for you.Our A to Z DC Glossary begins with some classic: and...ACTIONActionAn Action is a physical signal that is sent by the Digital Cinema server to the external devices to do a specific action such as shutting down the lights, opening the curtains or...

Digital screenings from Europe's Finest at Ghent

user
XDC, Europe's Finest and Hoverlord have joined efforts to prepare five European classic films to be screened in digital format at the Ghent International Film Festival.The Digital Content Lab of XDC in cooperation with Hoverlord and Europe's Finest - the 'Cinema-on-Demand' service for digital cinemas - has been selected for preparing the digital copies to be screened at the Ghent International Film Festival. With the support of MEDIA, Europe's Finest will present its program in Ghent. The presen...

Video coverage from the Future of Cinema Salon in Locarno

user
Future of cinema, few know, few share, we dare do both! Let us embark for a trip a few decades ahead of us. Our first stop this year was Cannes where the series has been held for the past 3 years. The next stops on the festival circuit was Locarno with a panel held in partnership with the Festival, next stops will be Rome, Stockholm and many more. Video from the Locarno panel: Locarno conference future of cinema envoyé par filmfestivals-com ...

Links

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 for Roger Corman documentary The Pope of Pop Cinema

With Roger Corman, Myriam Brough and Bertrand Tessier

Interview with AFM Director

 

Interview with Cannes Marche du Film Director

 

Interview Red Carpet King Richard Will SMITH

 

Filmfestivals.com dailies live coverage from

> Live from India 
> Live from LA
Beyond Borders
> Locarno
> Toronto
> Venice
> San Sebastian

> AFM
> Tallinn Black Nights 
> Red Sea International Film Festival

> Palm Springs Film Festival
> Kustendorf
> Rotterdam
> Sundance
Santa Barbara Film Festival SBIFF
> Berlin / EFM 
> Fantasporto
Amdocs
Houston WorldFest 
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
 

gersbach.net