October 2017

BERLIN WORLD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Coming: 4th BERLIN WORLD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ®, UCI Theatre.
Mietsache: UCI KINOWELT Friedrichshain, 175 Sitzplätze
About: This state-of-the-art megacomplex, part of a national chain, is the primary venue of the Berlinale international film festival. There are festival movies on the programme at any given time here, and the big releases are often shown in their original language.

LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

LOS ANGELES WORLD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ®

The LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is a part of World International Film Festival - a global industry event held around the year in the world’s biggest cities. This around-the-world film festival tour showcases some of the very best independent films on the scene today. It will bring new films and audiences together in locales that are international centers of the arts, creating a meeting place for auteurs and cineastes, filmmakers and movie fans. Welcome to the World International Film Festival.

SECTIONS

Hong Kong National Film Festival

We will accept feature-length dramas, shorts, documentaries, and animated films and videos.
Hong Kong National Film Festival, one of the world's most vibrant film festivals is looking for the best films from around the world.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
Hong Kong National Film Festival is one of the most prestigious film festivals held in the world, annually taking place in Hong Kong at:

UA Cine Moko, Hall 3, L4, Moko, 193 Prince Edward Road West, Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Amsterdam Film Festival Awards

Welcome to the Amsterdam Film Festival Awards!

The Amsterdam Film Festival Awards is held in the capital of Netherlands.
The location of the event is a beautiful Pathé Tuschinski movie theater.

Providing a young, fresh and exciting perspective to today’s world of cinema, we seek to showcase and honor innovative and exciting voices in the international film communities. Our goal is to recognize a large and diverse selection of films from all genres and from all over the world.

Malta Film Festival

3nd Malta Film Festival, Event Date: August 25, 2018 to August 26, 2018

Eden Cinema Malta

Buyer Sector

The Buyer Sector facilitates interactions, introductions, negotiations and transactions between Buyers and Filmmakers/Production Companies. Buyers will be making decisions on which films they want to purchase the rights for to be able to screen them in selected locations.

Red Carpet and Awards Sector

Red Carpet and Awards Ceremony would be hold on October 27, 2018.

Distribution Sector

The main goal of the World Film Fair Distribution Sector is the distribution and screening of the films at the theaters and on TV channels. 150+ of the top Distribution companies will be taking part in this sector where thousands of films will be promoted and the filmmakers will be able to meet with the distributors. The best films will be selected to be screened in theaters and distributed worldwide.

Special Events

Details of the World Film Fair special events are coming soon. The events include:

  • Opening Ceremony
  • World Film Festival Party
  • Red Carpet and Award Ceremony
  • Closing Ceremony
Roundtables

The World Film Fair is organising several roundtables during the Fair where filmmakers and scriptwriters will be able to engage in discussions with the companies and speakers present in a more informal setting.

Details of the Roundtables are coming soon.

London Classic Film Festival

London Classic Film Festival showcases features, shorts, documentaries, animation, music videos and experimental works by filmmakers all around the world.

LCFF Mission takes inspiration from the Film Festival Mission Statement, which believes in providing equal opportunities for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and foreign participants “in a spirit of openness that embraces all cultures, regardless of race, gender, color, religion, or sect".

Workshops

World Film Fair offers Workshops aimed at filmmakers, scriptwriters and students. 

Conferences
  • How to write a great script.
  • What the Hollywood Production companies are looking for.
  • Film Festivals and Aggregator systems.
  • How to get your film screened.

More updates about the conferences are coming soon.

Start-up Sector

The World Film Fair connects some of the best film projects from all over the world with companies that work in the film and media industries. World Film Fair Start-up Sector gives industry professionals the ability to meet and network with the creators of these top works.

The Start-Up Sector is solely for new projects with a focus on films and scripts that are in the production stage.

New Zealand Southern Cross Film Festival

4th New Zealand Southern Cross Film Festival Event Date: September 07, 2017
5th New Zealand Southern Cross Film Festival Event Date: September 07, 2018

The New Zealand Southern Cross Film Festival takes place on 7th September. You can enter the festival at New Rialto Cinemas Newmarket, 167 – 169 Broadway, Newmarket, Auckland 1023 New Zealand 1023 between 17:00PM and 22:00AM.

Sponsor Sector

The Sponsor Sector has been created to help Sponsors to promote their company's facilities at the World Film Fair.

Schools and Universities Films Production Center

Our School and Universities Films Production Center WFF aims to showcase emerging talent by presenting top student films and works from all over the world. Over 50 schools and universities are taking part in this competition, where winners will have an opportunity to screen their work at some of the best festivals in the world. World Film Fair invites universities, schools, students and children to submit their films, concepts and projects.

Film Investment Sector

The main objective of the Film Investment Sector is to introduce the Investors to the Film Production Sector. The sector offers Filmmakers and Producers a platform to present their projects to a targeted set of interested investors.

Independent Film Sector

The Independent Film Sector is open to filmmakers and scriptwriters looking to showcase their work to a captive audience of film industry professionals.

Film Competition Sector

The Film Competition Sector is the World Film Fair’s own film festival that is held during the Fair and is not associated with any of the other film festivals. To participate in this sector, filmmakers and scriptwriters must submit projects directly to the World Film Fair through our website. A link to submit to this sector can be found on the “Submit” page.

Film Festival Sector

The top films and works submitted to the WORLD FILM FAIR are screened within this sector. 

 

Workshops

Thank you for your support to the World Film Fair 2018. Information on the next edition will be coming soon, please stay tuned!

Workshops

Thank you for your support to the World Film Fair 2018. Information on the next edition will be coming soon, please stay tuned!

SAN FRANCISCO FILM FESTIVAL

The festival itself is a collection of razor edge independent films and bands. Included in the festival are nights of live music concerts, short films, animation, global features, long and short documentaries, skate films, music documentaries, and music videos.

All films screened and accepted into the festival inspire the artistic with work that is leading film, music, and cinematography's evolution and will ensure the Bay Area's reputation for innovation in the arts.

ATLANTA AWARD-QUALIFYING FILM FESTIVAL (USA)

ATLANTA AWARD-QUALIFYING FILM FESTIVAL (USA) annually is hosted in Atlanta over At: Plaza Theatre, Briarcliff Plaza, 1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

The main goal of ATLANTA AWARD-QUALIFYING FILM FESTIVAL is to present the most exciting and inspiring new works on film being made today.

And equally, to promote an understanding and appreciation of the world through moving pictures.

We welcome you improve troupes, repertoire theatre companies, film makers, workshops, casting directors, performers, and artists of all kinds to call us home.

THE NEXT ANTI-CHRIST ACCORDING TO NOSTRADAMUS

You may have heard about Nostradamus' Anti-Christ prophecies. But were you ever given the chance to exam the evidence? Now, not only I will show you who the Anti-Christ maybe, I will show you what Nostradamus said and how I interpret them.

Festival International du Film de Cannes

Welcome to the Festival International du Film de Cannes! Film Festival is very popular among film, makes a significant contribution to the preservation of traditions and culture. Young talented performers have a unique opportunity to show their art.

Toronto International Independent Film Festival

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

The LANDMARK CINEMAS is an historic movie house. It has modern upgrades and has been renovated in order to host live concerts, film screenings, film festivals, and multimedia exhibition.

The main goal of Toronto International Independent Film Festival is to present the most exciting and inspiring new works on film being made today.
And equally, to promote an understanding and appreciation of the world through moving pictures.

Sage International Film Festival (Hong Kong)

The Sage International Film Festival (Hong Kong) accepts all forms and genres: short films, medium length films, feature films, drama, experimental, comedy, horror, slow cinema, sci fi, fantasy, animation and documentary.The appropriate entry fee must accompany each entry. This nonrefundable fee covers screening and handling costs, and will not be returned

AUSTRIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The Austria International Film Festival is an event that will let the audience experience vivid emotions and will make an unforgettable impression. Cinematographers from all over the world will be invited to the contest. The winners will be the ones who, according to the jury, have the most unique artistic views of the world in cinema.

Vancouver Filmdance Festival

The main goal of Vancouver Filmdance Festival is to present the most exciting and inspiring new works on film being made today.
And equally, to promote an understanding and appreciation of the world through moving pictures.

Vancouver Filmdance Festival is one of Vancouver's biggest film events.

Vancouver Filmdance Festival is a portal for audiences to discover the real world of film that exists beyond regular film exhibition.

THE EMBRACE

Mother daughter conflict after death of husband/father on the Baltic island staring Renate kroessner, Marie Ernestine Worch and Gerd Silberbauer

Beijing Film Festival

Beijing Film Festival is annualy held at In Beijing (China) with French Institute.
Festival Address: Guangcai International Mansion, 18 Gongti Xilu, 100020 Beijing
地址:北京市朝阳区工体西路18号,光彩国际公寓,邮编:100020
文化中心入口位于工体南路

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The event name for the 1st Beijing Film Festival: LES SEMAINES DU JEUNE CINEMA INDEPENDANT
Website: http://www.institutfrancais-pekin.com/fr/category/les-semaines-du-jeune-...

Hong Kong Star International Film Festival

The highest quality sound system Dolby Atmos is the first multi-theater theater in the world, and all theaters are equipped with the sound system, with the most complete sound, bringing world-class movie experience. In addition, all theaters are 4K projector as a playback system, so that the overall quality improvement, but also with Hollywood live shooting mode, so no matter in the sound, shadow, picture quality is definitely better than other cinema, allows the audience to Experience the enjoyment of watching your film, a ticket can buy 100% distinguished viewing experience!

ISLEÑOS, A ROOT OF AMERICA

Islenos, A Root Of America deals with the story of a North American community whose origins come from the Canary Islands. They have maintained their identity and traditions for two hundred years, preserving the culture existing in the Canary Islands of the XVIIIth C.

WASHINGTON FILM FESTIVAL

The main goal of Washington Film Festival is to present the most exciting and inspiring new works on film being made today.
And equally, to promote an understanding and appreciation of the world through moving pictures.
We welcome you improve troupes, repertoire theatre companies, film makers, workshops, casting directors, performers, and artists of all kinds to call us home.
At Washington Film Festival, you'll have a supportive community with an expansive industry network, experienced, knowledgeable film festival professionals.

AGNUS DEI

A young man Peter, lives a desperate life with his Mother Mary and her husband Stojan in one village of Serbia. Peter is born in Kosovo from a forbidden love between his Mother Mary and the young Albanian man, but for this he is not aware. Is the period of time when relations between Serbs and Albanians are inimical, exactly is the time of the beginning of war. Peter is forced by his mother and the others to go to war. He intend to escape the war and goes to the West. He is mobilized forcefully in one paramilitary unit in Kosovo's war.

Eurovision Palermo Film Festival

Main mission of Annual Eurovision Palermo Film Festival is to create a bridge between East and West part of the world bring more diversity in to the Mediterranean countries and promote Mediterranean cinema to international audience.

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Kyiv Film Festival

The goal of Kyiv Film Festival is to encourage emerging movie makers to submit their films to a festival where their work will be appreciated. We accept all genres of films from all over the world.

Our mission is to support filmmakers, recognize their hard work, and award them so that they are inspired to keep telling amazing stories.
Comprised of approximately 100 films (features, shorts, documentaries etc), our film program highlights the very best in this year's narrative and documentary storytelling.
Kyiv Multiplex Cinema

Cinema London

Our main mission is to bring more diversity into European countries and promote cinema to an international audience.
Cinema London is a film festival open to self financed filmmakers and the authentically independent films they create.

Cinema London focuses on a niche in the independent film community which has been under appreciated and ignored.
Cinema London is screening self financed films from filmmakers from all over the world.

Standard Price
$350

(Register after 5 December 2017)

Price: $350
Early Bird Price
$150

(Register on or before 5 December 2017)

Price: $150
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ANEXPERIMENTALVIRALVLOG - THE MOVIE

This video art project started approximately one year ago in my YouTube channel and was based on the concept of producing a vlog on a weekly basis as a video-performance with an experimental post-production work. This video is a unique editing remix made with that material, aimed to be screened outside social media. It has an hybrid pace, between an installation and a single channel video.

New York State Film Festival

New York State Film Festival will be presented at the Cinepolis Chelsea Cinema in the heart of Manhattan in New York City.

The Cinepolis Chelsea Cinema, formerly known as The Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas, also hosts the Chelsea Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival, the latter founded in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, and Craig Hatkoff.

MAY I DANCE?

may I dance ? is a short video-dance piece based on the recording of ordinary movements that were not previously rehearsed nor based on an existing music. The impossible choreography was constructed by a multi-track chroma editing process, fragmenting the performer's identity. It is influenced by noise, punk, hip-hop, glam disco and a desire to experiment an aesthetics of failure. It is intended to be shown both as an installation and a single channel experimental film.

KEY WORD

In a world where freedom is forbidden and no one has the right to speak, a man will try to defeat the gendarme and the vigil to restore freedom in his world. All this will not happen without wounds.

FRESH START, INC.

A man who grew up wrongly thinking one day he would be “king”, unrealistically thinks he will be promoted on his 50th birthday, and is instead fired, and then uses a convert organization to fake his death so he can come back to take a wrong-headed approach at being his boss's boss and to even more wrong headedly try to get that same unimpressed company to plan a memorial for his former self so as to impress his now widowed but still bitter former wife

SANGRE DE CRISTO - THE SOCIAL MEDIA SLAUGHTERHOUSE

The Social Media Slaughterhouse follows the story of a modern day
vampire who uses social media to single out his his victims.
Following the premise that he can eat anyone he has learned to single
out the most attractive and healthy of teenage girls to quench his
thirsts.

Cinema Los Angeles

The main goal of Cinema Los Angeles is to present the most exciting and inspiring new works on film being made today.

And equally, to promote an understanding and appreciation of the world through moving pictures.

OUR PROGRAMS

SUPPORT FOR INDEPENDENT STORYTELLERS

Cinema New York City

3rd Cinema New York City Film Festival is hold on September 7-9, 2018

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

Cinema New York City is a Film Festival which annually takes place in central New York.

All screenings will take place at Theater Spaces in The Heart of The Theater District of New York City: The Producers Club, 358 W 44th St in New York City.

German United Film Festival

GUFF showcases both emerging and established artists’ works.
GUFF presents local and international works selected from over 1500 submissions representing 35 countries.
GUFF actively seeks inclusive films that reflect or feature people of color, female, and/or experimental subjects and themes.
Our experimental thread champions films created with conscious, referential use of the medium, rejection of traditional narrative arcs, and opposition to mass media or conventional story-telling practices.

Russian Film Festival (Moscow Film Festival)

The Moscow International Film Festival was established to showcase some of the best award-winning independent feature-length and short films from Russia and all over the world.

One of our main missions is to create a platform for filmmakers to be seen, but more importantly, to help them gain industry exposure and help sustain their film entry in to the Russian film market.

The Festival also annually welcomes a large number of guests, with many filmmakers, actors, distributors and industry professionals attending and experiencing the Moscow International Film Festival.

IN THE WIND

Desperate grassroots director Lan Hai and a friend of his named Ouyang, they decided to film a mockumentary. Jiang Xiao, a graduating senior student influenced by the Chinese mainstream education, he decided to film the entire process of Lan's mockumentary production as his final project before graduation.

BGONE

A man walks away in a daze from the fallen towers on 9-11-200, and soon finds himself living a complicatd new existence.

THE EXPEDITER - AN INDEPENDENT NEW YORK FILM

Shortly after graduation from high school in the late 1970s, eighteen-year-old Michael Romano engages in some teenage hijinks that gets him arrested in the New York City suburbs. With his plans to attend college put on hold, his father, the executive in charge of production at a large manufacturing company in Queens, takes him to work and puts him under the wing of Jake Cutter, the company's grizzled purchasing manager whose job is to ensure the factory line never goes down. The war-weary Cutter alleviates the horrors he experienced as a young U.S.

BLACKFUNK: EPISODE I

Blackfunk is an explosive urban drama set on the campus of Harvard Law School and in the exciting cosmopolitan world of New York City. It is an exploration of black love as never seen before. It is based on the bestselling Blackfunk Series by Michael Presley. Blackfunk is about developing strong positive black characters while turning up the drama to explore our beauty yet
deal with our moles and warts. Blackfunk is anger and pain yet sensuous and daring with colorful characters and realistic issues.

RUSH CALL CLOWN

"Rush Call Clown is the story about why we choose to do the things we do and how those reasons can be very personal and dear"

A social media post turns a man’s life upside down.

This is a story about a man's life turning upside down when a celebrity’s social media post portrays the man's clown self as scary and violent,

which sparks a negative spiral for his career as a children's clown entertainer.

INNOCENCE LOST: STORIES FROM CHILDREN OF THE HOLOCAUST

At least eleven million people were murdered in the Holocaust carried out by Nazi Germany. Six million of the victims were Jewish. About 1.5 million were children. These are the stories of four children who survived. This originally started from the Eagle Scout Project of Alex Roberts to honor the Survivors and to combat Holocaust denial.

THE CHAIR

An ageing, forgotten chair remembers its more important, and glorious, past.

SUMMER PARK

After the death of her parents, 17-year-old Summer takes to stealing as an outlet for her harsh life. She finds solace in the company of Park, a good-hearted teenager who obsessively records conversations on a tape-recorder, and the pair go on a wild adventure through the outskirts of Beijing.

CRIME CONFIDENTIAL

Detective Vincent is appointed by the Department to undergo a secret mission to discover a mole residing within their corrupted agency. Sergeant and Officer Alvin express their deepest condolences for the loss of Vincent’s loyal companion on the field by the hands of the traitor. He angrily rushes out to seek justice, starting by the investigation of the crime scene near the harbour where Ken McBride’s body was found. He discovers a key hidden beneath the harbour boundaries that reminds him of his time together with Ken at the Gymnasium.

SUSAN & THOMAS

SUSAN & THOMAS (production completed December, 2016, final cut, November, 2017) is a stream of consciousness narrative based on Susan Sontag's first encounter with her then literary idol Thomas Mann as a 14 year old high schooler with literary ambitions living in 1947 LA, and it is based on Sontag's 1987 New Yorker magazine essay "Pilgrimage." It is a personal take on a true story.

Melissa Chalsma as "the writer" retraces Sontag's steps.

SHINDLER'S WAR

This self contained 9.5 minute film may also be regarded as part of a broader scope project in progress.

STRUCTURES OF NATURE

'Structures of Nature' is an audiovisual journey through the inner worlds of experiences in the form of a three-part interaction between four narrators, twelve violoncellos, emergent sound events and rhythmicized synaesthetic video sequences. A symbiosis of visual processes as well as natural and artificial sounds created from human speech and string instruments.

#BABYNYMPH

Cibele (Dandara Adrien), codename #babynymph, is the portrait of a generation that lives to enjoy and have likes. Like so many, she believes that happiness only exists if it is shared. Inspired by Greek mythology, this nymph is guarded by monsters and worshiped by gods, all very human. Along with her friend Daiana (Giovanna Almeida), Cibele wanted to live an unforgettable weekend and share every minute. She just did not imagine that this could become a matter of life or death. #babynimph, a low-budget film that is surprising audiences and has snatched 3 awards in BEST FILM AWARDS.

Buyers

Film and Project Buyers attend the World Film Fair from about 50 countries.

Filmmakers and Production companies

More than 10,000 works from 80 countries are presented from Filmmakers and Production companies.

ELEPHANT ESCABEAUX - ESCABEAUX DE ELEFANTE

Four friends, all prominent artists in the province of Mendoza, Argentina, embark on the making of the sculpture “Reverence”, a sonorous and kinetic work of art, three meters in height, to be done in a minimal amount of time. Armed with just a few detached pieces obtained in a junkyard in Bermejo, they must go through different levels of resolution as they talk about their
friendship, the experiences and roads travelled while evolving into artists, and the implications of gathering now to work together again.

FANTASTIC FRIENDS

A hard partying group of life time nerds in their late teens gain
super powers by eating radioactive Texas chili that was imported from China. When cooked in their old and broken microwave the right conditions occur to create very unique abilities.

TABLES OF ISTANBUL

Tables of Istanbul captures the personal story of Zeynep Kılıç – a sociologist, immigrant, and passionate cook exploring food cultures in Istanbul (a.k.a. eating her way through the bustling city). The documentary investigates Turkish cuisine, Istanbul’s place within it, and food movements through conversations with chefs, restaurateurs, researchers, food writers, activists and families.

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