Film festivals

Film festivals around the world, a comprehensive list of websites


Film festival directories *

Film Festivals. Film festivals around the world, with news, listings, articles, reviews.

Calendar of film festivals, by month. Inside Film Magazine

Film Festival Life
Film Festival Life is a search engine for over 600 highly recognized film festivals around the world. (Log in first.) Film festivals directory. Filmfestivallife

Film festivals international directory from Inside Film Magazine.

Film Festival
Film festivals around the world. An international film festival news portal.

Short film festivals, a directory.

Wikipedia list of film festivals.

Film festival directories by country and area *

Asian film festivals.

Australian and New Zealand film festivals.

British film festivals.

European film festivals.

German and European film festivals.

Italian film festivals.

Middle Eastern film festivals.

Russian film festivals. Wikipedia

South American film festivals.

U.S. film festivals. 

Film festivals website index *


(African) Pan-African Film and Arts Festival

Africa International Film Festival

Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey

Anchorage International Film Festival, Alaska

Anne Arbor Film Festival
The Ann Arbor Film Festival is internationally recognized as a premiere showcase for creative, inspiring, and influential films of all types: avant-garde and experimental, story-based narratives, documentaries, and animation.

Antartica Film Festival

Art Film Festival, Slovakia

Australia and New Zealand Film Festivals 


Bif&st Bari International Film Festival, Italy
Bif&st is organized by Apulia Film Commission, chaired by Antonella Gaeta and directed by Silvio Maselli, with the collaboration of The University of Bari.

BAFICI: Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival, Argentina.

Belfast Film Festival, Ireland

Berlin Film Festival. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin

Bethel Film Festival
The Bethel Film Festival welcomes film students, film enthusiasts, filmmakers, film distributors, film reviewers and film lovers of every kind, from everywhere. Bethel Film Festival prefers paperless entries submitted via The International Film Festival Submission System (BrigitFest) ? on the Web at

Big Bang Film Festival
BBFF is a celebration of exciting and inventive films in the Action, Adventure, Suspense and Asian Action Cinema genres.

Big Digit
The world’s smallest film festival. An event situated precisely at the intersection of wireless technology and film to showcase the most interesting and exciting digital media produced for small-format mobile phones and communications-enabled mobile devices. 


Cairo international Film Festival

Cambridge Film Festival

Caminhos do Cinema Portugues
The “Caminhos do Cinema Português” festival is the only festival dedicated to All Portuguese Cinema. It is held annually.

Canadian Film Festival

Canadian film festivals. Wikipedia

Cannes. Festival de Cannes Official Site

Chicago International Children’s Festival

Chicago International Film Festival

Chicago Underground Film Festival

Copenhagen International Film Festival, Denmark

Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal

Czech Film Festival. Karlovy Vary International Film Festival


Deauville American Film Festival, France

DocAviv Documentary Film Festival, Israel

Doha Tribeca Film Festival

Dubai International Film Festival

Dublin International Film Festival

Durban International Film Festival 


Eilat International Film Festival, Israel. Held in March in the city of Eilat, Israel.

L’Europe autour de l’Europe
The festival L’Europe autour de l’Europe is held every spring in Paris. It is conceived around art films from Greater Europe (47 European countries). During its month of screenings and other film-related events, 65 feature films and a selection of documentaries, shorts, animation and experimental films are presented all over Paris.


Festival Caminhos do Cinema Português

Festival International du Film sur l’Art

Festival International du Film de Marrakech

Florence Indian Film Festival. River to River

Foyle International Film Festival
Northern Ireland’s annual premiere film festival comprising Irish, British, European and international premiere screenings.

The Frugal Environmentalist
Yearly environmental film festivals in the Northwest and New England areas of the U.S.

Fountainhead Tanz Theatre
An international, intercultural diplomacy undertaking in Berlin, Germany & elsewhere from Fountainhead Tanz Theatre, Black International Cinema Berlin, THE COLLEGIUM Forum & Television Program Berlin & Cultural Zephyr e.V.



French festivals *

French arts festivals. Wikipedia

Cannes Film Festival

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

Nice Jazz Festival

Festival Mondial des Theatres de Marionnettes

Festival of Contemporary Sacred Art
Festival Art Sacré Contemporain, la Cathédrale de Saint-Ome

German festivals *

Art Cologne

Documenta, Kassel

German arts events and festivals, a guide.


Goteborg Film Festival, Sweden


Heartland Film Festival, Indianapolis (US).

Haifa International Film Festival

Helsinki Film Festival, Finland

Hollywood Film Festival. Hollywood Discovery Awards

Indian festivals *

India Art Festival, Mumbai

St + Art Mumbai

The Kala Ghoda Association official site

Mumbai Film Festival



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International Film Festival of India

Irish Film Festival. The Boston Irish Film Festival

Israel Film Festival


Jerusalem Film Festival

Jewish International Film Festival, Australia and New Zealand


Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Carlsbad, Czech Republic.


Locarno International Film Festival

London Film Festival

Los Angeles International Independent Film Festival.


Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia

Middle Eastern Film Festivals. Insidefilm

Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media (FCMM).

Montreal International Festival of Films on Art

Montreal World Film Festival

Moscow International Film Festival

Munich Film Festival. Filmfest München, Munich, Germany


Nederlands Film Festival, Nederlands Internet Film Festival

New York Film Festival. Film Society of Lincoln Center

New York International Children’s Film Festival

New York Underground Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival


Odense International Film Festival, Denmark

Out Takes Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, New Zealand


Pan-African Film and Arts Festival

Paris Film Festival. Festival du Film de Paris

Pocket Films Festival, Paris.
Created by the Forum des images in 2005, the Pocket Films Festival supports audio-visual creation with mobile technologies.

Polish Film Festival in Los Angeles

The Poppy Jasper Film Festival, Northern California’s premiere showcase of short films.
PJFF promotes independent and emerging voices in the international filmmaking community.



Raindance Film Festival, London. Independent films.

Richmond International Film Festival
The Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF), Virginia, U.S., is a competitive festival that screens more than 120 international cutting edge films, making it one of the Mid-Atlantic’s largest international competitive festivals.

River to River. The Florence Indian Film Festival
The festival in Europe entirely devoted to films from and about India.

Roma Independent Film Festival

Rome International Film Festival.
Festa Internazionale di Roma

Rotterdam Film Festival (Tiger Awards).


Sahara International Film Festival

San Diego Asian Film Festival

San Diego Film Festival
Showcasing American and international independent films.

San Diego Latino Film Festival

Sarajevo Film Festival

Seattle International Film Festival

Shanghai International Film Festival

South by Southwest Conference and Film Festival

Stockholm Film Festival

Sundance Film Festival

Sydney Film Festival


Taiwan Taipei Golden House Film Festival

Tampere International Short Film Festival, Finland

Taormina Film Festival

Texas Film Festival. The largest student-run film festival in the U.S.A.

Thessaloniki Film Festival, Greece

Tokyo International Film Festival

Toronto International Film Festival


Uganda Film Festival

USA Film Festivals. A web directory. Insidefilm 


Vancouver International Film Festival

Venice Film Festival
Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica di Venezia

Vienna International Film Festival, Viennale

Viennale, Vienna


Warsaw International Film Festival, Poland


Zurich Film Festival