Film Festivals


BAFTA The British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) is the UK's leading organisation promoting and rewarding the best in film, television and interactive media.


Cannes More widely known as the "Festival de Cannes", the Association Française du Festival International du Film, created in 1946, is a French association under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, state-approved in 1972. You can see more on

Venice Film Festival

Venice Film Festival The Venice International Film Festival (Italy) takes place every year in late August/early September in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi, in Venice, Italy. The festival was first held seventy years ago in 1932, as part of the Venice Biennale. Its main award is the "Leone d'Oro"(Golden Lion).


Berlinale Berlin International Film Festival, also called the "Berlinale" is held annually in February and is one of the most important European film festivals, placing special emphasis on representing films from all over the World, from the former Eastern Bloc countries to Western countries. Dating back to 1951, The Festival was initiated by the United States, who occupied part of the city after World War II.


Oscar US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscars) has held the annual Oscar presentation since 1929. The Awards are granted by The Academy, a professional honorary organization which has a voting membership of approximately 6000. The official name of the gold-plated Oscar statuette is the "Academy Award of Merit".

Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival is a film festival that takes place annually in the state of Utah, in the United States. It is the largest independent cinema festival in the United States.[1] Held in January in Park City, Salt Lake City, and Ogden, as well as at the Sundance Resort, the festival is the premier showcase for new work from American and international independent filmmakers. The festival comprises competitive sections for American and international dramatic and documentary films, both feature-length films and short films, and a group of non-competitive showcase sections.

Winners from 2017

Waldo Salt Screenwriting award: Ingrid Goes West
World Cinema Directing Award Dramatic: God's Own Country
World Cinema Jury Prize Documentary: Last Men in Aleppo
World Cinema Cinematography Award Documentary: Machines
NEXT Audience Award: Gook
Special Jury Award for Storytelling: Strong Island
Special Jury Award Inspirational Filmmaking: Step
Grand Jury Prize Dramatic: I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore
Audience Award Dramatic: Crown Heights
Directing Award Dramatic: Beach Rats
Special Jury Award Breakthrough Performance: Roxanne Roxanne
Grand Jury Prize Documentary: Dina
Directing Award Documentary: The Force
Special Jury Prize Editing Documentary: Unrest
World Cinema Grand Jury Prize Dramatic: The Nile Hilton Incident
World Cinema Screenwriting Award Dramatic: Pop Aye
World Cinema Cinematography Award Dramatic: Axolotl Overkill
World Cinema Directing Award Documentary: Winnie
Audience Award Documentary: Chasing Coral
World Cinema Audience Award Dramatic: I Dream in Another Language
World Cinema Audience Award Documentary: Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower
Alfred P. Sloan Award: Marjorie Prime
Special Jury Award Breakthrough Director: Novitiate
Special Jury Award Cinematography: The Yellow Birds
Orwell Award: Icarus
World Cinema Special Jury Award Cinematic Visions: Free and Easy
World Cinema Special Jury Award Masterful Storytelling: Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
World Cinema Editing Award Documentary: Motherland

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