International Festivals and Markets Profiles

  • Cannes International Film Festival - Cannes, France| May    
    The Cannes International Film Festival is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from around the world. Founded in 1946, it is one of the most prestigious and publicised film festivals in the world. Visit website.

  • HotDocs - Toronto, Canada| April – May 
    Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is North America's largest documentary film festival, conference and market. Visit website.
  • Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market - Annecy, France| September   
    The festival is a competition between cartoon films of various techniques (animated drawings, cut out papers, modelling clay, etc.) classified in the following categories: Feature films, Short films, Films produced for television and advertising, Student films & Films made for the internet. Visit website.
  • AFCI Location Expo - Los Angeles, USA| June        
    AFCI Locations Expo is the premiere market place for film commissioners who assist film, television and video productions throughout the world. As an official professional organisation, AFCI Locations Expo has expanded into a worldwide network of more than 300 commissions from 30 countries. Visit website

  • Toronto International Film Festival - Toronto, Canada| September    
    TIFF is a publicly attended film festival that has become the launching pad for the best international cinema and it is recognised as the most influential film festival after Cannes. Visit website.
  • IFP- NO Borders - New York, USA| September - October    
    The premiere co-production market in the U.S. for narrative projects. Focusing on the discovery of 45 new projects in development represented by established producers, the program is open to established American and International Producers who have scripts with 20% financing in place. Participants are selected on artistic merit and marketplace exposure. Visit website.
  • Pan African Film Festival - Los Angeles, USA| February    
    The festival presents and showcases a broad spectrum of creative works by black filmmakers, particularly those that reinforce positive images and help destroy negative stereotypes. Visit website.

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