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Fajr International Film Festival Postponed Until 2021

Amid ongoing coronavirus concerns worldwide, Iran’s Fajr International Film Festival is the latest event to reschedule its dates to next year. The annual festival has been deferred in consideration of the safety and health of all the guests, participants and the public, as well as to coordinate with the overall epidemic prevention work in the country. According to the press headquarters of the annual cinematic event, Festival Director Mohammad Mehdi Asgarpour said on Thursd...

914 ! THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Proud to support our community - Volume 914

Stay safe patient and creative: watch films at home! THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Welcome to the N°914 release of our weekly newsletter View in your browser Our Newsletters reach 199 000 subscribers  email us for a quote FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:              > FESTIVALS IN FOCUS      A Call to Action for the Mediterra...

Venice Film Festival­_Biennale College Cinema 9th edition_Call Opens Friday May 8th

La Biennale di Venezia / Biennale College – Cinema International for the production of micro-budget feature films / The Call for the 9th edition is open  on the website www.labiennale.org   The feature-length film The Fits (2015) by Anna Rose Holmer (3rd edition) to be shown on the Criterion Channel / Since 2012 Biennale College Cinema has produced 26 feature-length films The new Call of the Biennale College – Cinema International for the production of micro-...

Visions du Réel 2020: a generous and accomplished online edition

The 51st edition of Visions du Réel came to an end last Sunday, followed online with enthusiasm by a large audience. The 134 films of the programme, including 89 world premieres, have been watched 60,500 times on the platform tailor-made for this one-of-a-kind edition. We would like to thank the public, our institutional, private and technical partners, the filmmakers, producers and film professionals for supporting us in this exceptional adventure! It is thanks to the precious ...

Eurimages launches today a new call for proposals for the presentation of its Co-Production Development Awards.

Festivals and co-production markets interested in hosting an award are invited to submit a proposal covering a three-year period from 1 January 2021. The call for proposals is available on the Eurimages website as of today - potential applicants should read the terms and conditions carefully before submitting a proposal.  Proposals should be sent to the Eurimages team at eurimages.tender@coe.int by 15 June 2020 at the latest. Since it was set up in 1988, EURIMAGES has supported 2 063...

Maryland International Film Festival Hagerstown rescheduled to August 28-30

MARYLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL-HAGERSTOWN  RESCHEDULE DATES  AUGUST 28-30TH, 2020      ...

This year, Sydney Film Festival will be virtual and national for the first time!

  67TH SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: VIRTUAL EDITION AND AWARDS 10-21 JUNE PROGRAM LAUNCHES AND SALES OPEN 27 MAY   The special 67th Sydney Film Festival: Virtual Edition and Awards is all about bringing audiences across the nation together at a particularly challenging time in celebration of filmmakers and the Australian film industry.   From 10 to 21 June, SFF will present important elements of its 2020 lineup: world premieres of compelling true stories from...

Partner Festivals Calling May 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:             &nbs...

35th Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival : FLIFF calling

June 1, 2020 Earlybird Deadline / July 1, 2020 Regular Deadline / August 1, 2020 Late Deadline SUBMIT I Website I Profile on filmfestivals.com I  Email contact   Celebrating its 35th annual festival in 2020, the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) presents American indies and studio films, international films, student films, special tributes, seminars and introduces filmmakers to South Florida audiences. The festival runs Nov...

Tribeca and YouTube joined by 20 festivals launch We Are One: A Global online Film Festival benefiting World Health Org this may

The 10-day digital festival, produced and organized by Tribeca Enterprises, will feature programming from 20 festivals including Berlin International Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Venice Film Festival and many more, enabling audiences to experience films from around the world Festival to benefit World Health Organization Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube jointly announced today We Are One: A Global Film Festival, an unprecedented 10-day digital film fes...

New Vision International Short Film Festival

Innovative international festival of short-length cinema. Imagination, genre variety, shocking plots, unexpected upshots, brevity, brilliant actor game, visual sophistication, authorial style – all these are the distinguishing features of the New Vision International Film Festival program. Festival presents a competition. The audience chooses the winners of different nominations by means of an independent voting. New Vision International Film Festival is a festival of films that r...

The 23rd UNAFF is calling for entries

Early Deadline – May 2, 2020* Regular Deadline – May 12, 2020* Late deadline – May 20, 2020 CONTACTS: Email I 650 724-5544 I CAW/UNAFF Stanford Arts Littlefield Center, room 241 365 Lasuen Street Stanford, CA 94305-2250 United States I Website I Facebook I Twitter I filmfestivals.com I SUBMIT We are delighted to announce the 23rd UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival),...

Mountainfilm Unveils the 2020 Lineup

  As for most organizations — and most people — the pandemic has put Mountainfilm in uncharted waters. But as you’d expect from a film festival with a penchant for adventure, Mountainfilm rose to the challenge, pivoting to a virtual festival in a matter of weeks. The result is an extended, 10-day festival with over 100 on-demand films and presentations that viewers can watch at their leisure from the comfort of home.  The virtual fo...

YOU CANNOT KILL DAVID ARQUETTE is First Doc Snagged at 2020 SXSW During Pandemic

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Somehow, even though SXSW 2020 was canceled, David Arquette managed to score a win for his documentary YOU CANNOT KILL DAVID ARQUETTE. It's about? Wrestling... And not with his conscience, lol. Executive Producer and star David Arquette said, "I set out to make this film to stand up for myself, to rewrite the ending to my story, and find a place where I could be proud of my time in the ring. We couldn't wish for a better company ...

913 ! THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Proud to support our community - Volume 913

Stay safe patient and creative: watch films at home! THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Welcome to the N°913 release of our weekly newsletter View in your browser Our thoughts go to the families of the victims of the COVID-19 in their flesh or their business; and we express our loud gratitude and solidarity with all of those who are fighting that disease. Our consideration and sympathy go to all the teams behind the festivals which had to cancel or postpone their edit...

BKK DOC - Bangkok International Documentary Awards

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BKK DOC, the Bangkok based International documentary festival is on th right path. Launch online with the support of FIlmFreeWay, DocFilmDepot and FilmFestivals, BKK DOC aims at bringing documentaries from all over the world to Thailand, and South East Asian documentaries to the attention of professionals from other part of the world. Stephane Lambert, BKK DOC founder and festival director explains: "All submitted films will be screened by a selection committee welcoming actors, director...

17th Annual Vail Film Festival will kick off online: May 15-17, 2020

Vail Film Festival Online : May 15-17, 2020   Join us for the 17th annual Vail Film Festival, showcasing over 50 films, including narrative features, documentaries, shorts, and student films. The online festival will also include panel discussions and filmmaker Q&A sessions.       ...

Trail Running Film Festival Goes Virtual, If That’s Even Possible

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent With everyone inside worldwide, you wonder how a Trail Running Film Festival can cope? Wonder no more, Abram Dickerson tells you how in his co-director statement below. May 1, you can join them. Read on... From Abram Dickerson, Course Director Last year, I partnered up with James Varner to Co-Direct the Trail Running Film Festival. For those unfamiliar, the festival is traditionally a 3-day event in Seattle, WA followed by a highlight reel of th...

New Zealand Film Festival scheduled to Shift Online end July

Bringing the Arthouse to your House  Under the Silver Lake, NZIFF19   Here at NZIFF, we’ve watched – and felt – the extraordinary blow to the cultural sector over the past two months due to the COVID-19 situation. Both the cascade of event cancellations and the wellbeing of artists and the industry has dominated our thoughts, alongside the health and safety of all New Zealanders. We’ve also been thinking seriously about what the Film Festival m...

A special digital issue while we wait for the 20th edition, postponed to 2021

     The Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) is sad to announce that its 20th edition must be postponed. It will take place from July 2nd to July 10th, 2021. Maintaining the original format of the festival has become impossible given the current health crisis and its impact on the film industry. The festival’s organizers cannot, however, give up on promoting fantastic films and the future of audiovisual productions. Therefore, a one-of-a-kin...

Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival Announces Full Programme

  The 15th edition of the Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival, that will be taking place 100% online, is screening 22 feature films and 16 short films. The festival launches a new programme – the Estonian Genre Competition.  The organisers of HÕFF are glad that they have managed to keep the screenings of a large majority of the films that were planned before the COVID-19 pandemic that forced most film ...

Locarno73 cancelled, the Festival is launching Locarno 2020 – For the Future of Films

  The Locarno Leopard and the shape of cinema to come With Locarno73 cancelled, the Festival is temporarily reinventing itself by launching Locarno 2020 – For the Future of Films Having acknowledged that it is impossible to hold the physical event in its usual form, because of the ongoing health crisis and today’s decisions by federal authorities regarding major events in Switzerland, the Executive Board and Board of Governors of the Locarno Film Festival, unde...

KARLOVY VARY IFF cancels the 2020 edition... see you in 2021

KARLOVY VARY IFF cancels this year’s edition - but will still offer a taste of the festival at selected movie theaters nationwide and the online KVIFF Eastern Promises Industry Days. In view of the Czech government’s ongoing coronavirus measures and the complicated worldwide situation today, the KVIFF organizers have come to the extremely difficult decision not to hold the 55thannual Karlovy Vary International Film Festival this year. Instead, the 55th Karlovy Vary International Fil...

Special Events During the First-Ever Virtual GIFF

May 1 - May 3, 2020 Spotlight On Matt Heineman Enjoy this exclusive interview event anytime during the Virtual Festival with filmmaker Matt Heineman and moderator, Sandy Kenyon from WABC-TV.       A Tribute to the Heroes of Greenwich Hospital     ...
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