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Film Festival Academy

The Film Festival Academy launched in New York

The Film Festival Academy launched in New York

Our first event was successfully delivered at the start of the New York Film Festival's 50th edition. This was a dedicated exploration of New York film programming specifically for New York audiences; and a second session that involved a detailed interrogation of film festival form.

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12th October, News

Missed the inaugural event in New York City? View the full report here

The Film Festival Academy held its first event at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, 27th/28th September 2012; sessions focused on the two themes of New York-specific film programming, and film festival form.

10th October, News

Columbia University Press offer 30% discounts off film studies books to Film Festival Academy members

Film Festival Academy members can claim a 30% discount off all Film and Media Studies titles published or distributed by Columbia University Press!

6th October, News

Laurent Crouzeix, festival director, joins the Film Festival Academy Advisory Board

We are delighted to announce that Laurent Crouzeix, one of the organisation and programming team behind the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – the most important short film festival in the world – has...

30th September, Events

The Film Festival Academy launched in New York

The themes of our first event in New York were: New York film programming, looking at the various institutions – festivals, cinemas, museums, galleries – involved in programming specifically for New York audiences; and an...

23rd September, News

Mitch Levine, leading film festival consultant, joins the Film Festival Academy Advisory Board

We are delighted to announce that Mitch Levine, founder of The Film Festival Group – a global consulting firm for festivals, distribution companies and the independent film world, specializing in startup strategies, strategic...

22nd September, News

Film Festival Form: A Manifesto

Filmmaker, festival programmer, film critic, and maverick provocateur Mark Cousins challenges us to think again about the increasingly uniform forms in which film festivals – are organised, arguing that festival organisers...

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Publications

Marijke de Valck

Film Festivals: From European Geopolitics to Global Cinephilia

Focusing on the world's most famous festivals – Cannes, Berlin, Venice and Rotterdam – Film Festivals tells the story of a phenomenon that began in the midst of geopolitical disputes in war-torn Europe...

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Festival news

23rd May

Nordic Genre Invasion conquers Cannes – and the world is next - Cannes 2015 – Market/Nordic countries

CANNES 2015: Now an established organisation, the Helsinki-based promotion outfit is working to become the international one-stop shop for Nordic genre content

23rd May

The national film agencies stand together - Industry – Europe

CANNES 2015: The members of EFADs have adopted a common position on the digital single market and the reform of the European copyright rules

22nd May

Films Distribution is on cloud nine with Son of Saul - Cannes 2015 – Market/France

CANNES 2015: The French company has been doing exceedingly well on the Croisette with László Nemes’ film, which has been sold all around the world, just like Nanni Moretti’s Mia Madre

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How to become a member of the Film Festival Academy

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