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67th Pula Film Festival postponed to September at last minute

  The Pula Film Festival  has been called off a few days before it was due to start on 18 July. On 10 July Croatian authorities ordered both the Pula Film Festival and the Motovun Film Festival to call off their summer events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “In this extraordinary social moment, the health of the audiences, guests, filmmakers, and media representatives is our joint and only priority; and the Festival needs to adjust the progra...

Cannes Classics 2020 program announced

For the 17th consecutive year, here is the program of the classic cinema section of the Cannes Festival. Restored prints, celebrations and documentaries will be programmed. In the Mood for Love © DR   Since the beginning of the 2000s, when we were still unaware that the relation of contemporary cinema to its own memory would be shaken up by the emerging appe...

Line-up for Open Doors films screening online and in theaters is announced

Open Doors, the Locarno Film Festival section that each year explores the cinemas of countries in the Global South and East, fostering the development of a collaborative, independent local film scene, is pleased to announce its program of screenings for audiences at Locarno 2020 – For the Future of Films. Even in this exceptional year, Open Doors will hold true to its core mission with Open Doors Screenings which will take place online, plus a new, ad hoc ...

Final line-up of 43 short films for Pardi di domani is announced

The final selection of titles that from 5 to 15 August will compete in the short films section Pardi di domani has been announced. During the special edition Locarno 2020 – For the Future of Films, the shorts will be available for viewing online throughout Switzerland and the rest of the world, with theatrical screenings in Locarno and Muralto. Twelve titles will be in the national competition, while the other thirty-one will compete for the international ...

American Film Market 2020 Resets as Online Event

 AMERICAN FILM MARKET® RESETS 2020 EDITION AS ONLINE EVENT   The American Film Market (AFM®) will bring its 2020 edition online, the Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®) announced today. AFM 2020 Online will run over five days, Monday, November 9 – Friday, November 13, shifting one week later than originally scheduled, so as not to overlap with Election Day in the United States. This year will be the 41st marke...

Cine Las Americas 2020 Virtual Showcase Begins Today

  Ready for Weekend One? Cine Las Americas International Film Festival and the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center are excited to offer the CLA 2020 Virtual Showcase (July 16-19 & 23-26) straight to our communities' homes! All programs are available for free and registration is still open. See you on the internet! REGISTER FOR THE FILMS 1) Visit cinelasamericas.org to browse titles with their dates, and times. 2) Select the films you would like to watch and...

French Riviera Film Festival Announces 2020 Finalist Shorts

Festival to Feature Online Screenings on September 18 and 19, Women Filmmakers Panel and Virtual Gala Awards Ceremony, Live from the Beverly Hills Hotel The second annual French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) is pleased to announce the finalist shorts of the 2020 competition, the announcement was made today by festival co-founders Gotham Chandna and Nicole Goesseringer Muj.   The festival that celebrates short film and short-form content from around the globe wil...

Gipuzkoa Coopera promotes cinema workshops to give a voice to students at risk of social exclusion

Almost 250 students from Argentina have participated since 2017 in this project promoted by the San Sebastian Festival and Gipuzkoa Provincial Council Some 250 young people have participated in the Gipuzkoa Coopera cinema workshops, a cooperation project promoted by the San Sebastian Festival and Gipuzkoa Provincial Council, the aim of which is to foster audiovisual creation in schools with girl and boy students at risk of social exclusion.  For years now, different Development NGOs hav...

Telluride Film Festival cancels September 2020 edition

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47TH TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL CANCELLED  DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC   After months of intense due diligence around physically holding an event, we’ve come to the heartbreaking but unanimous conclusion to cancel this year’s Labor Day celebration of film in Telluride.    While there will be those who might say they’re not surprised by it, that this was inevitable, we beg to differ. It didn’t have to be this way. Until the past week or so, we had...

MBff Jury

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We are happy to announce the Jury of our Mobile Blockbuster film festival - the only in Kazakhstan festival of movies capture on smartphone. They are:   President of the Jury: Askar Uzabayev, Kazakhstan  Film director, screenwriter, producer (movies 'Cocktail for the Star', 'Ninety one', 'Daugther-in-law is also a human 1-2' and others) Bakhydzhan Mussatayev, director of 'Chaplin Cinemas' cinemas network, Kazakhstan (or Dmitriy Kiriyen...

Early Bird Deadline ends July20: happy submitting to Your Script Produced! International Script Competition

Hollywood's Unparalleled Premier Script Competition! Founded / Sponsored & Financed by Doval Bacall under his Production Banner Doval Bacall Films LLC. Sponsor will fund, develop, package and produce the Ultimate Grand Prize Winners! GUARANTEED! Over $350,000.00 in Production / Cash / Awards & Prizes * Feature Grand Prize winner Produced for $250,000.00! *Tv pilot Grand Prize winner Produced for $10,000.00! *Short Script Grand Prize winner Produced for $10,000.00! *Ul...

SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York Calling, with early bird July 15th

  Submissions are now open for the eight edition of SR Socially Relevant™Film Festival New York scheduled March 15-21, 2021. Close to 400 films from 35 countries have screened to date. The festival's seventh edition took place online from June 18-28 with LIVE "Meet the Filmmakers" sessions that you can see here. An international jury of 25 professionals picked the winners of SRFF 2020. Spokespersons of SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY include Amy Goodman of ...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Proud to support our community - Volume 923

THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER SINCE 1995! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION Welcome to the N°923 release of our weekly newsletter View in your browser Featuring news from Cannes, TIFF, San Sebastian, New York, Venice, Rome, SR Socially Relevant Fest, KVIFF, New Horizons, Doc Lisboa, Sebastopol, Istanbul, Rotterdam, SLO, Zurich, Bentonville, Odessa, Santa Barbara and many more great events which could become your next festival destination.   Our Newsletters document...

Partner Festivals Calling mid july 2020

Dear filmmakers friends do not miss these Festivals in Focus.     Bruno Chatelin and the Filmfestivals.com Team wish you much success on the festival circuit  Read this online         FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:                      __________________________________________________...

Early Bird Submissions to Big Sky Documentary Festival ends today through July 10th

  The first submission deadline is approaching for the 18th annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, accepting early bird entries through Frida...

Submit to The NYC Independent Film Festival (June 6 – 13, 2021)

June 6 – 13, 2021 Event Date August 31, 2020  Earlybird Deadline  I November 30, 2020 Regular Deadline I January 15, 2021 Late Deadline I February 15, 2021 Extended Deadline Website I Profile on filmfestivals.com I Facebook I Twitter I Email  contact I     Submit a Film to the 2021 New Y...

The European Genre Forum announces projects for 2020!

The European Genre Forum EGF, taking place for 6th time this year, has selected eight projects to attend two talent labs in 2020.   The eight projects are invited to attend two talent labs in 2020, the first one, The Producing Lab takes place at Fantastic Zagreb, July 16 -19, 2020. The mentors in Zagreb coaching the teams include the CEO of  P1 Kemppinen Petri Kemppinen (former CEO of Nordisk Film & TV Fond) and international scri...

Zurich Film Festival partners with the Montreux Jazz Festival with the promise of a great mix

The Zurich Film Festival and the Montreux Jazz Festival enter into a strategic alliance. Europe’s most prestigious music festival is on board to present concerts in Zurich as partner of the SoundTrack_Zurich industry event, which takes place during the Zurich Film Festival.     In a bid to further expand its engagement in the field of music, the Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) announced the launch of a new congress on music and film this year entitled SoundTrack_Zurich. It ...

Rose d’Or 2020 opens for entries

Following the huge success of Rose d’Or 2019, which celebrated over 500 entries from 30 countries, Europe’s premier TV entertainment awards has opened for entries for the 59th annual Rose d’Or Awards from today, July 9. Click here for more information and to enter your shows. The Rose d’Or categories are: • Drama • Comedy • Comedy Drama and Sitcom • Reality and Factual Entertainment • Documentary • Soap and Telenovela &...

Bentonville Film Foundation Confirms Revised Dates for Sixth Annual Film Festival in its hybrid form

BENTONVILLE FILM FOUNDATION CONFIRMS REVISED DATES FOR SIXTH ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL Hybrid event will take place August 10-16 We wanted to take a moment to thank all of our BFF followers for their patience as we work hard to provide the best solution for the 2020 festival amid the Coronavirus pandemic. As of today, we are announcing that the festival will move to a hybrid format starting August 10th and run through August 16th. Below is the media alert that was sent locally at 11am CST th...

Call For Entries For MWFIFF - Deadline ENDS ON - 2nd August 2020!!!

Anup Jalota Presents 3rd- MWFIFF 2020 Late Deadline ENDING 02nd AUGUST 2020 Event Date 7th & 8th of Nov 2020 Submit your Films & Music Videos NOW Submissions Link: http://mwfiff.com http://filmfreeway.com/MWFIFF http://festhome.com/f/4015 https://www.wfcn.co/festival/mwfiff  

Plan B for The Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival 2020 which will finish out the year online

    The night in March when we postponed SDFF 2020 is now far behind us.  It was just days before Opening Night.  A set of circumstances none of us could have foreseen as Sonoma County introduced measures to severely restrict public gatherings.  Nor could we have imagined the ensuing pandemic that has torn through nearly every habitable place on earth.  Postponed was a statement of hope.  It is no longer possible to hold a festival gathering in person for the...

There is a light...! New York, Telluride, Toronto & Venice Film Festivals unite in support of film culture

  "This year, we saw the COVID-19 pandemic devastate communities all over the world, and bring life as we knew it to a halt. As supporters of global cinema, we watched as the work of film artists stopped in its tracks, and the culture of film itself was challenged. Films come alive with audiences, who could no longer gather in the ways we had for over a century. The art form we love is in crisis. Our own organizations have seen unprecedented challenges to our work and our financial...

Venice Film Festival _Venice Telluride Toronto New York Festival Joint Statement

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This year, we saw the COVID-19 pandemic devastate communities all over the world, and bring life as we knew it to a halt. As supporters of global cinema, we watched as the work of film artists stopped in its tracks, and the culture of film itself was challenged. Films come alive with audiences, who could no longer gather in the ways we had for over a century. The art form we love is in crisis. Our own organizations have seen unprecedented challenges to our work and our financial security. The p...

The films from Venezia 77, Orizzonti and Out of Competition will screen on the Lido of the 77th Venice Film Festival

Venezia 77, Orizzonti and Out of Competition  are the sections presented on the Lido of the 77th Venice Film Festival / The Virtual Reality Competition will be entirely online / Venice Classics will be hosted at the Cinema Ritrovato festival in Bologna   This edition of the Venice Film Festival will present certain changes, which have become necessary as a result of the sanitary protocols imposed by the Covid-19 emergency. So as to comply with the mandatory measures required to ...
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