Filmfestivals.com, the leading pro media and social network for the film & festivals community worldwide
HollywoodNews.com: Filmfestivals.com was launched in 1995. The number of festivals has grown tremendously since then, doubling almost. We know of at least 4500 (registered in filmfestivals.com directory). This site has grown to become the premier exhaustive directory and professional portal, recognized as a trusted source of information in this changing environment.
The successes in the festival scene like Tribeca and Dubai, among others, are striking examples of festivals that relied on international promotion on dedicated media like filmfestivals.com.
A strong festival brand (based on industry awareness, legitimacy, solid sponsorships, audience and media support and growing box office) provides easier access to more and better films.
International Box-Office accounts for more than half of most film career results. The festival circuit is recognized as the best opportunity for independents to gain national and international distribution, media attention and buzz with qualified audience. Filmfestivals.com websites deliver strong exposure among emerging indie filmmakers and pros.
Some festivals strictly focus on local/national filmmakers, most prefer to show to their audience film from broader horizons, including new international filmmakers, new upcoming talent…Filmfestivals.com audience is 45% US – 55% rest of the world. Filmfestsivals.com websites are the first websites that professionals check when they start focusing on the festival circuit.
filmfestivals.com and fest21.com are published by M21 Entertainment, established 1995 as the leading source of information for the Film Festival Circuit. The Festival Directory is maintained on fest21.com, and featured on filmfestivals.com, it lists over 4.500 festivals, the most comprehensive worldwide by far.
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