Now that you finally finished off making your film, now what are you thinking about its promotion? If you are one of those big budget film makers then go ahead and do your film promotion in avant-garde style, but if you're an independent filmmaker, then film festivals are the best way to get recognized and publicize your work.
Almost 10,000 film festivals are being held every year. To prevent you from overwhelming with the numbers, here are 15 Top Film Festivals around the globe that have appropriate rewards and a nice amount of recognition.
To all our fellow Indie Filmmakers, at WFCN we have more than 400 handpicked film festivals where you can submit your precious work of art. You can also showcase your film by making a portfolio in WFCN.
VENICE FILM FESTIVAL
Talking about list of film festivals, we can never forget Venice film festival. Organized by La Biennale di Venezia and directed by Alberto Barbera, this FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Association) recognized film festival aims to recognize the true artists and filmmakers in multiple categories.
TRIBECCA FILM FESTIVAL
This Upcoming Film Festival is an ideal platform for independent filmmakers. Here they discover new filmmakers, acknowledge their work, and you can also connect with other filmmakers from around the globe.
WONDERLAND INTERNATINAL FILM FESTIVAL
This is a meeting point for all the amazing writers, directors, producers, young and new artists. In various spheres of cinema, the independent filmmakers get laurel and digital certificate, right away. This fest is best for developing tools and engaging with global audience.
SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
The Slamdance Film Festival is a showcase for raw and innovative filmmaking that lives and bleeds by its mantra: By Filmmakers, For Filmmakers. They accept all films from every genre. Since 28 years they are validating and providing the due credit to every indie film maker.
NEW ORLEANS FILM FESTIVAL
New stories, bold moves are all welcome in this festival. This festival is all about food, music, dance, Cinema and of course Mardi-Gras.
MUMBAI ENTERTAINMENT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Any Language Short Films, Documentaries, Web Series, Music Video- Open Subject Short Films All Categories Short Film-- al are welcome in this film festival. They also offer exciting cash prizes to winner.
STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Founded in 1990 by a group of film enthusiasts, Stockholm International Film Festival has evolved to become one of the major annual cultural events in Sweden, making it in the top list of film festivals.
OTHER FILM FESTIVALS
- Bollywood International Film Festival
- Chicago International Film Festival
- "SOCHI FILM FESTIVAL" RU
- Script Mind Film Festival
- Spring Film Festival Of Kerala (SFFK)
- New York EURASIAN Film Festival
- American Filmatic Arts Awards
- MILKYWAY INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS