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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

14th February

LET’S CEE Film Festival grappling with a loss of financial support - Festivals – Austria

The Vienna-based gathering, which focuses on films from Central and Eastern Europe, is facing new difficulties surrounding its financing in the run-up to its sixth edition

14th February

The Berlinale Africa Hub offers a glimpse of the cinema of the future - Berlin 2018 – Market

The second edition of the EFM’s successful initiative expands and introduces key players from or related to Sub-Saharan Africa to an international audience

14th February

Review: Amor Amor - Films – Portugal

Portuguese director Jorge Cramez returns with a loose adaptation of a Corneille play set in modern-day Lisbon

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How to become a member of the Film Festival Academy

To become a member, please read the descriptions of the two levels of membership to select which one better fits your needs, and then select one of the them. You will be redirected to a registration page where you will create your Film Festival Academy account, and will soon begin to benefit from the many advantages afforded by membership.

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