Must-sees at DOK Leipzig 2020

Film festival season is here: this week is all about DOK Leipzig, the German documentary and animated film festival – running from October 26th to November 1st. This 63rd edition of DOK Leipzig will take place partly in cinemas throughout Leipzig and partly online - “Watch DOK wherever you want”. So, even if you’re not [...]

Remain a business meeting place: facilitate online appointments for your film market

Most festivals are currently forced to adopt a hybrid form. Besides their regular and online program, they have turned the complete professional (industry and film market) program into a virtual event. After all, a film festival also remains a place where contacts are made, and business bonds forged. But, when your festival is online or [...]

Our top 3 picks for the 2020 Netherlands Film Festival

From September 25th until October 3rd, the Netherlands, and in particular, Utrecht will be all about Dutch cinema. Because The Netherlands Film Festival is having a very special edition this year. They are celebrating their 40th anniversary, and they are hosting their first hybrid festival: going online, going to cinemas, and going throughout the whole [...]

How do you remain valuable as a (partly) online film festival?

The outbreak of coronavirus has a huge impact on creative industries all over the world. Many events go online, using live streams and other virtual tools. Film festivals, as well, are now looking for digital solutions for their event. In this quest, film festivals face technical, legal and financial challenges as they are shifting from [...]

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