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 2018

Grand Jury Prize Dramatic: The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Audience Award Dramatic: Burden
Directing Award Dramatic: The Kindergarten Teacher
Waldo Salt Screenwriting award: Nancy
Grand Jury Prize Documentary: Kailash
World Cinema Grand Jury Prize Dramatic: Butterflies
World Cinema Jury Prize Documentary: Of Fathers and Sons
Audience Award Documentary: The Sentence
World Cinema Audience Award Dramatic: The Guilty
World Cinema Audience Award Documentary: This Is Home: A Refugee Story
NEXT Audience Award: Search
Directing Award Documentary: On Her Shoulders
World Cinema Directing Award Dramatic: And Breathe Normally
World Cinema Directing Award Documentary: Shirkers
Special Jury Prize Documentary: Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Special Jury Award Social Impact: Crime + Punishment
Special Jury Award for Storytelling: Three Identical Strangers
Special Jury Prize Documentary #2: Minding the Gap
Special Jury Award Breakout First Feature: Monsters and Men
Special Jury Award Achievement in Filmmaking: I Think We're Alone Now
Special Jury Prize for Acting: Blaze
World Cinema Special Jury Prize Documentary: Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.
World Cinema Editing Award Documentary: Our New President
World Cinema Cinematography Award Documentary: Genesis 2.0
World Cinema Screenwriting Award Dramatic: Time Share
World Cinema Special Jury Prize for Acting: The Queen of Fear
World Cinema Special Jury Prize Dramatic: Dead Pigs
Alfred P. Sloan Award: Search

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