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The Fall Festival Season

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Nigeria Family & Faith International Film Festival

NOV 15 - DEC 1 2022

This 1st Annual edition is "dedicated to EMPOWERING the creative spirit, SERVING all with heart, and CELEBRATING family and faith!” On November 15-30, 2022, InterGrace Productions will present a celebration of Hollywood and Nollywood at the "Nigeria Family & Faith International Film Festival." We will also celebrate people of color in front and behind the camera as well as leverage the power of cinema and storytelling to celebrate our shared humanity.

In addition, the "Nigeria Family & Faith International Film Festival" is also the sister festival to the "Waco Family & Faith International Film Festival" in Waco, Texas, the "Florida Family & Faith International Film Festival," and the HBCU Family & Faith International Film Festival!"

For more information on the "Nigeria Family & Faith International Film Festival" and its sister festivals, visit www.wacofilmfest.org.

Open call FLM 45 5-11 Sep 2022

Drama International Short Film Festival is Greece’s leading short film festival, and the annual meeting place for filmmakers and industry professionals. Based in the picturesque city of Drama, the festival is the leading Greek and South-Eastern European gateway to the world’s most prestigious short film awards, and nominated filmmakers qualify for the European Film Awards (EFA).

DISFF presents an annual International Competition showcasing the best new films from Greece and around the world, as well as parallel events including pitching lab, film market, interviews, masterclasses, concerts, book presentations, panels and networking opportunites for filmmakers and professionals.

Filmmakers, storytellers and creatives get ready! Cine Youth Fest is back! 9-16 oct 2022

Calling all Latino/Latina filmmakers! Grab your camera and get ready for this year's ¡Tú Cuentas! Cine Youth Film Festival. Latinos in film are still grossly underrepresented and we at CYF want to help you set the record straight by supporting the new generation of filmmakers. We want your perspective, we want to know how you participate in your community, how you advocate for Latino representation in the film industry, both in front of and behind the camera. This year's grand prize is $4,000, with more prizes available. Submit your short films starting July 10th. Share your vision. Tell your story. Make your voice heard.

Immigrant Stories: from Screen to Real Life

Join our voices wherever you are and support the Stories, watch movie clips from two filmmakers, share their experience from screen to real life. Let's keep the discussion going! Our theme is focused on how community voices can be used for impact; demonstrating the power when bringing together film communities, journalists, influencers and advocates.

Submit Your Film to CIFF2022 Now 10-20 nov 2022

The 67th edition of CIFF will take place 10th - 20th November and submissions are now open. We look for interesting new voices and work that pushes boundaries and takes risks, and we champion and celebrate excellence in filmmaking throughout our programme. We also recognise filmmakers’ achievements through our 10 Awards, three of which are Academy Award® qualifying. Read more...

Eau Claire International Film Festival 5-6 nov 2022

This year's event will be held in the Woodland Theater - A beautiful state of the art auditorium on the 3rd floor of Davies Center (Student Union) on the beautiful campus of the University of Wisconsin at EauClaire.


If you are looking to share your films to an international audience then do not forget to send your submissions for All Asian Independent Film Festival 2022! It is going to be held for the first time in person in Manila, Philippines between the 16th-20th of November. It is a great opportunity for filmmakers to reveal their movies to their peers and critics!

However, do not forget to send your submissions before last day of the late registry until 11th of September!


"I've been honored to participate as a member of the Selection Committee in the last 10 editions of GrandOff. We would like to recognize GrandOff in a special section in CINEFIESTA and honor the Polish people for their courageous and humanitarian solidarity with the Ukrainian refugees."- Luis J. Cruz

GrandOff: The most important initiative promoting independent Cinema in Poland 28 nov - 5 dic 2022

It’s the most important initiative promoting independent Cinema in Poland and one of the most important initiatives in the world.

Brought to life in 2006 World’s Independent Cinema Awards GRAND OFF is a cultural event that draws attention on the phenomen of independent cinema and gives it a proper rank, seriousness and prestige. Most interesting independent productions from all over the world are subjected to preselection and typed by the professional Nomination Committee for awards in eleven categories: screenplay, director, picture, editing, scenography, actress, actor, best plot, documentary, animation and best polish movie. Nominated films are evaluated by an international jury formed by more than 80 film experts, theorists, directors, operators, editors, and actors from more than 30 countries. Awards in the form of statuettes are given during the festivals Gala that is taking place on the 3th December 2022 this year. Earlier, during the festival, in one of the Warsaw’s cinemas there’s a dedicated to viewers variated, interesting program.

In 2021 4183 films were submitted from 120 countries.

On every festival we welcome and reward special guests. Until today honorary statuettes were given to: Marcel Łoziński, Krzysztof Zanussi, Cezary Harasimowicz, Allan Starski, Jiri Menzel, Agnieszka Holland, Janusz Gajos, Lech Majewski, Jerzy Hoffman, Daniel Olbrychski, Wojciech Pszoniak, Janusz Majewski, Emilia Krakowska, Wojciech Wójcik, Piotr Fronczewski, Andrzej Seweryn, Andriej Zwiagincew, Ewa Wiśniewska and Witold Kon.

Festival de Cine de La Habana 1-11 dic 2022

El 43. Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano tendrá lugar en La Habana, del 1 al 11 de diciembre de 2022. Bajo este propósito, la cita abre las inscripciones para las obras cinematográficas interesadas en participar en dicha edición, así como para optar por los premios que se otorgan. Lea más...


El Festival Internacional de Santo Domingo Mujeres en Corto – FEMUJER, nace en el año 2010, bajo el nombre: Las Mujeres en Cortos, como una muestra de cortometrajes dirigidos por mujeres, iniciativa de su Director, el cineasta y catedrático universitario Abel M. Rodríguez, con el interés de apoyar el talento femenino en formación, por ello se celebra en el mes de marzo en honor al Día Internacional de la Mujer. Lea más...

ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival 14-16 Apr 2023

ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival is dedicated to the discovery and advancement of the very best independent filmmakers from around the world. We proudly provide a unique platform for risk-taking storytellers to reach the broadest audiences possible.

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ÉCU is glad to announce our partnership with Alexandria Short Film Festival

The festival, based in Egypt, was founded in 2015 by Alexandria Art Circle Association with the main reason of giving a chance for filmmakers to present their work to the public. The festival aims to create an atmosphere of exchange of experiences between filmmakers from all over the world and to give short filmmakers the opportunity to present their films, whether narrative, documentary, or animation, to the public, with the aim of fostering fruitful discussions between filmmaker and audience and providing a safe platform to present their work.

The deadline is on October 15th, and you can miss that opportunity!