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WIDC

Women in Director’s Chair. Creative Women Workshops Association strives towards gender equity by supporting, celebrating, promoting, and developing the talents and skills of women storytellers for screen in particular directors, along with actors, crafts people and technicians. Overall the society encourages excellence, creativity and collaboration in storytelling for screen.

Reel Women

Reel Women is a non-profit organization in Austin, Texas that provides a local support system for women at all levels of experience in the film and video industries.

Women in Film and Television

Women in Film and Television – Toronto (WIFT-T) is a non-profit professional organization. WIFT-T supports women in screen-based media (film, television and digital media) to build, advance and sustain their careers nationally and internationally. WIFT-T does this through hands-on high quality programming, mentoring, networking, and industry events that recognize the talents and potential of women. Our mission is to enhance the skills of our members so they can become significant decision-makers at all levels of the industry.

 

Women Make Movies

Women Make Movies is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women. The organization provides services to both users and makers of film and video programs, with a special emphasis on supporting work by women of color. Women Make Movies facilitates the development of feminist media through an internationally recognized Distribution Service and a Production Assistance Program.

WIFT Auckland

The organization aims to provide an opportunity for women to share common concerns and extend their professional interest through information and career support for members and educational development forums, promote and safeguard the interests of women in the industry, champion women’s achievements in television and film and support the industry as a whole.

WIFT Wellington

WIFT is an organisation, which supports women in the film and television industries, and provides an informal network for helping each other in our careers. WIFT is part of WIFT International. We have a strong local focus, which represents all corners of the industry.

Women in Film.Dallas

Women In Film.Dallas (WIF.D) is part of a global community committed to empower, promote and mentor its membership in film, television and new media.

WIF.D, a non-profit organization of women and men, provides educational forums, opportunities for advancement, and networking for entry-level positions and established professionals within the entertainment industry.

 

List of Press, Trade and Network Websites for Filmmakers.

Alternative Film Guide

The Los Angeles-based Alternative Film Guide offers an “alternative,” offbeat look into the world of film through thought-provoking reviews, in-depth interviews with filmmakers and authors, and extensive coverage of film awards, gay/gay-related cinema, political/socially conscious films, and assorted film events (mostly in the Los Angeles area).

Bright Lights Film Journal

Bright Lights Film Journal is a popular-academic hybrid of movie analysis, history, and commentary, looking at classic and commercial, independent, exploitation, and international film from a wide range of vantage points from the aesthetic to the political. A prime area of focus is on the connection between capitalist society and the images that reflect, support, or subvert it — movies as propaganda.

Broadcast Freelancer

Broadcast Freelancer is the best source of freelance radio and TV jobs and talent in UK TV and radio – it also provides vital job leads, news, information, careers and training information all dedicated to UK TV and radio freelancers and their employers.

BroadcastNow

Broadcast is the only weekly magazine for the TV and radio industry, delivering the latest news including commissioning, production, facilities and technology. A mostly paid-for publication, Broadcast has a circulation of 12,269 (ABC audited) and readership of over 72,000 industry professionals, providing essential, relevant and accurate information for all sectors of the readership.
Broadcastnow.co.uk is the premier online information service for the television and radio industry.

Cinema Minima News for Movie Makers Worldwide

Cinema Minima News for Movie Makers Worldwide is a news service. Its readership is international. Its distribution is worldwide. Its stories are syndicated. It has been online since 1999.

Combustible Celluloid

Combustible Celluloid is my own attempt to continue to learn about movies. For two years, I wrote about new movies on a regular basis. I continue to write about them, but without a regular column and deadline except for my own humble page.

Dark Horizons

Dark Horizons is dedicated to news, interviews, rumours, and reviews of upcoming and currently playing films and television projects. The focus initially was almost exclusively related to science fiction but expanded to include most genres. Major focus remains on major studio blockbusters rather than independent or art house films.

Documentary Films

This site provides documentary film information and resources to both viewers and filmmakers. Documentary Films .Net is 100% volunteer driven and is lucky to have a devoted base of filmmakers, reviewers, IT people and students to keep the dream alive. The content here is created by people with a passion for documentary films. In that vein, we’ve tried to keep the site as open as possible by allowing readers to add documentary films, festivals, events and resources to relevant sections of the site. In so doing, we hope to provide a valuable resource to those with an interest in documentary films while simultaneously helping independent documentary filmmakers and festival coordinators promote their films and events. As a community oriented resource, Documentary Films .Net is in a state of perpetual motion — constantly evolving with the community on which it depends.

Film Music Society

The Film Music Society is a nonprofit, public benefit corporation that aims and endeavors
– to increase awareness of the artistic, historical and commercial value of film and television music;
– to preserve and restore film and television music scores, manuscripts, orchestrations, recordings and all related materials;
– to research, document and disseminate the histories of film and television music, whether by oral means or by aural, written and/or digital media;
– to publish scholarly and other journalistic works on subjects relating to film and television music;
– to foster, encourage and cultivate new musical and journalistic works; and
– to present and promote the film and television music contributions of past, present and future composers, arrangers and musicians.

Filmsite

Filmsite – also known as Greatest Films (greatestfilms.org) is a unique website containing interpretive, descriptive review commentary and historical background, and hundreds of colorful, vintage film posters for some of the best Hollywood and American classic films in the last century.

Footage – stock, archival and news footage network

Footage.net is the premiere stock footage resource to reach the trade’s best stock footage sources – news, creative, archival, and RF. Now find content faster and easier than ever before.

Ginger Media Group

Ginger productions specialise in innovative and edgy factual entertainment and entertainment programming. We’ve made some of the most talked about shows of recent years including ‘Jack Osbourne Adrenaline Junkie’, ‘Extreme Celebrity Detox’ and ‘Kelly Osbourne Turning Japanese’.

GreenCine Daily

GreenCine’s philosophy is simple: Movies Matter. GreenCine is the #1 online shop and source for film addicts. Boasting one of the largest libraries of independent, international and documentary films in the world, GreenCine offers more than 30,000 titles over 250 genres for rent. With a diverse and ever-expanding community of members, GreenCine is the #1 destination for film discovery, debate and information.

Hollywood Reporter

One of the biggest film magazines’ online edition.

IFC – The Independent Film Channel

IFC is the first and only network dedicated to independent film and related programming, 24 hours a day, uncut and uncensored. Operating under the mantra ‘always, uncut,’ IFC presents feature-length films, thought-provoking original documentaries such as At the Death House Door and Heavy Load, shorts, animated series, original series such as the sketch comedy The Whitest Kids U’ Know and the new comedy series Z Rock as well as television’s most comprehensive independent film library. The network also offers some of the most innovative original series exclusively for the web, including the 2008 Webby nominee Getting Away with Murder and a new comedy web series Wilfred, launching in May 2008.
The Independent Film Channel (IFC) is the first channel entirely dedicated to presenting independent film, unedited and commercially uninterrupted 24 hours a day.

Indiepix

IndiePix was founded in 2004 to bring film fans the very best of independent cinema. Today, IndiePix is proud to be home to the broadest online selection of indie films from around the world, including the latest award-winning titles from the festival circuit, popular indie classics, foreign, documentaries and more. Buy a DVD online or use our patented Download-to-Own technology for a professional quality DVD, without the wait.
Fiercely committed to the spirit of indie film, we provide our filmmakers the opportunity to distribute their projects while maintaining the rights to their work. We work closely with our filmmakers to individualize packaging and marketing plans, and offer the most generous revenue share in the industry. Learn more about how to submit your project.
At IndiePix, we bring the world of independent cinema to your fingertips with our website, weekly email updates, the IndiePix blog and at ground events. Sign up for our weekly email for new releases, special offers and promotions, and let IndiePix keep you connected to the world of independent film.

ioncinema.com

IONCINEMA.COM aims at providing a critical, analytic approach to film journalism, and we are dedicated to providing a site that is rich in information, sharp in its dissection of the works discussed on the site and we hope to give “electoral charges” to the films and filmmakers that we feel you should include in your appreciation of the 7th art.

iSugoi

With a staff that consists of individuals from around the globe, iSugoi is dedicated to bringing you the best in anime, manga, and asian film reviews. Our reviews consist of the highest-caliber in video reviewing and we promote an approach that gives the visitor the most extensive, formal, and unbiased reviews possible. This, coupled with our podcast aimed at topics within the anime and video game industry, rounds out our purpose driven philosophy of providing excellent content in which visitors can depend on and enjoy. We are “for the thinking otaku”.

Movie City News

All news about Hollywood cinema.

Movie Review Query Engine (MRQE)

The Movie Review Query Engine (www.MRQE.com), the largest online database for movie reviews, has been re-launched to expand its content reach and user experience.
The re-launched MRQE aggregates reviews, news, interviews and other material associated to specific movies. MRQE also partners with leading movie blogs so that their content is collected in the MRQE database and searchable by any user.

Moviees.com

Irish website about cinema.

MovieMaker Magazine & Portal

MovieMaker is the nation’s leading magazine on the art and business of making movies.
MovieMaker is a special interest consumer publication with content directed at the audience as well as the artist. Its lively mix of in-depth criticism, festival coverage, do-it-yourself moviemaking techniques and profiles of both rising and legendary Hollywood actors, directors, cinematographers, producers, screenwriters and editors make it a perennial favorite with readers the world over. Although the magazine’s core audience is both independent filmmakers and Hollywood’s leading players, one needn’t be a moviemaker to love MovieMaker, one simply needs to love movies.

MovieScope Magazine

MovieScope provides a fresh perspective on the collaborative nature of filmmaking (from writing to producing, directing and acting) by offering informative content, sourced from an insider’s point of view.
MovieScope’s uniqueness and what sets it apart from others, lies in its aim to explore the various aspects of filmmaking from the perspective of the filmmakers themselves.

Moving Image Source

Moving Image Source is a website devoted to the history of film, television, and digital media. It features original articles by leading critics, authors, and scholars; a calendar that highlights major retrospectives, festivals, and gallery exhibitions at venues around the world; and a regularly updated guide to online research resources.
The site is updated regularly with additions to the Articles and Calendar sections. The articles relate to recent and ongoing retrospectives and gallery exhibitions as well as to significant new DVDs and books on film, media, and moving-image culture.

Nikki Finke’s Deadline Hollywood Daily

Deadline Hollywood Daily is the 24/7 Internet version of well-known showbiz journalist Nikki Finke’s uniquely candid and informed LA Weekly column from the winner of the 2007 Southern California Journalism Awards’ Entertainment Journalist Of The Year. She daily uses DHD as a forum to break news about the infotainment industry, which is why The Drudge Report, The Huffington Post, Gawker, Defamer, Hollywood Wiretap, MediaBistro, Jim Romenesko’s Media News, TV Tattle, USA Today’s Pop Candy, IMDB and other blogs and websites regularly link to her many scoops. She never pulls her punches. So come for her cynicism. And stay for the subversion.

Offscreen

Offscreen has been online since 1997, along with its French language sister journal Hors Champ. Based in Montréal, Offscreen is a wide-ranging film journal that covers film festivals, retrospectives, film forums, and both popular and more academic events. Part of our mandate is to cover the Montreal film scene, but within an international context. The scope of its content, and the type of material featured and promoted in Offscreen can be summarized as follows:
– personal and independent film above big budget, formulaic film
– the under-represented (young, up and coming filmmakers)
– films with creative design and broad social commitment
– local and Canadian films/filmmakers
– Asian and alternative cinemas (horror, exploitation, esoteric, experimental, documentary, etc.)

Persons of Taste

This site is dedicated to movie reviews, but as a twist we like to divide the members in two groups: Persons of Taste (POT) and Persons of Little or No Taste (PLONT). Reviews are compared between the two groups to see which has better taste in movies. To get started, click on the Movie List link in the menu at left. Select a movie and then add a review. If the movie you want to review is not there, click Add Movie to create it. It’s quite simple.

Screen Daily / Screen International

Screen International is the leading weekly magazine covering the international film markets. We provide a whole-industry perspective from some of the most knowledgeable writers and data analysts in the business. Every issue delivers analysis, opinion and commentary on the issues, people and products shaping the worldwide film industry.

Senses of Cinema

Senses of Cinema is an online journal devoted to the serious and eclectic discussion of cinema. We believe cinema is an art that can take many forms, from the industrially-produced blockbuster to the hand-crafted experimental work; we also aim to encourage awareness of the histories of such diverse forms. As an Australian-based journal, we have a special commitment to the regular, wide-ranging analysis and critique of Australian cinema, past and present.
Senses of Cinema is primarily concerned with ideas about particular films or bodies of work, but also with the regimes (ideological, economic and so forth) under which films are produced and viewed, and with the more abstract theoretical and philosophical issues raised by film study. As well, we believe that a cinephilic understanding of the moving image provides the necessary basis for a radical critique of other media and of the global “image culture”.

Silents Are Golden

“All about the greatest era in cinema history” – great website about the silent films

Stellar Network

Stellar offers members a unique programme of social, development and interactive opportunities designed to:
– Help guarantee the future of our film, theatre and television industries by bringing the next generation of creative individuals together to motivate, support and learn from one another
– Share resources, contacts and knowledge to create a stronger cross-industry community in the UK
– Highlight and support UK talent within the international community

Televisual

Televisual is the monthly magazine for the busy producer and all those who commission, create or deliver moving image content for television, film, commercials and corporate communication.

The Bioscope

The Bioscope is dedicated to the subject of early and silent cinema. It is designed to be a news and information resource on all aspects of the motion picture before sound. It covers news, publications, events, discoveries, documents, critical theory, filmmakers, performers, audiences and technology, and aims to encompass film production, distribution and exhibition in the silent era, as well as ‘pre-cinema’, chronophotography, optical toys, and related media, across the world. There is an emphasis on scholarly discovery, but there should be as much here for the general enthusiast as for the specialist.

The Movie – Fanatic

The Movie-Fanatic – also known as tMF – is an independent website maintained by a group of movie fans from around the world. We focus mainly on up-and-coming young actors in our Spotlight and Emerging Talents sections; we publish film reviews, mainly of independent films (often known as ‘indie films’) but occasionally of mainstream titles as well, and we promote foreign films – we’ve never been afraid of subtitles!

The online film critics society (OFCS)

Founded in 1997, the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) is the professional association for film journalists, scholars and historians who publish their reviews, interviews and essays exclusively or primarily in the online media. The mission of the society is to further the growth of an informed film audience through the online media and to promote awareness of the Internet as a viable media alternative.
Admission is open to writers who are affiliated with an online magazine, news service or information resource. Members are required to vote for the year-end OFCS Awards and to post their reviews to the OFCS web site. There is no fee for membership, which is open to writers working in any language and publishing from any country around the world.

The Stage

The Stage is the trade title for the entertainment world, an indispensable and informative source for everyone in the business.

TV Freelancers

TV Freelancers is a unique independent internet community, catering exclusively and specifically to the needs of freelancers in the TV industry. Unique because it is the only site run by, and for, TV freelancers – and independent, because we do not advertise jobs, and can therefore say what we like – good and bad – about production companies and broadcasters.

Watchmovies

In the absence of a well-documented and comprehensive source on the development of cinema that can accommodate many viewers’ needs and wishes in providing information (on all countries of the world) Watchmovies tries to fill the gap.
Watchmovies plans to be the most comprehensive online source on cinematic industrial history without any membership requirement to access the data. We believe Internet source like Watchmovies are a free source of information and must not be influenced by any commercial concerns. Therefore we will not accept, display, or publish any advertisement in order to enable us to focus on the content and the quality of information provided and to play an educational role.

CTEQ Annotations on Film

Senses of Cinema is an online journal devoted to the serious and eclectic discussion of cinema. We believe cinema is an art that can take many forms, from the industrially-produced blockbuster to the hand-crafted experimental work; we also aim to encourage awareness of the histories of such diverse forms. As an Australian-based journal, we have a special commitment to the regular, wide-ranging analysis and critique of Australian cinema, past and present.

http://www.sensesofcinema.com/contents/cteq/index.html

http://archive.sensesofcinema.com/about_us/index.html

film.org.au

film.org.au is a website to inspire people about Australian film. It celebrates the very best Australian films, finest directors, accomplished actors.

Focal Press

Focal Press has been a leading publisher of Media Technology books for 70 years. We provide essential resources for professionals and students in many areas including: film and digital video production, photography, digital imaging, graphics, animation and new media, broadcast and media distribution technologies, music recording and production, mass communications, and theatre technology.

Inside Film – Australia’s Filmmaker Magazine

Inside Film delivers a ‘who, what, where and how’ guide to success in screen content creation. It’s the bible for Australia’s filmmakers – essential reading for anyone working in the film and TV industry. Inside Film features exclusive interviews with the creative personalities behind today’s most entertaining and stimulating screen content, as well as detailed info about new productions and technologies.

Metro Magazine

Metro specializes in essays and articles, reviews, interviews and analysis of Australian, New Zealand and Asian features, shorts and documentaries. It also covers television, radio, multimedia, animation, the internet, and new media.

 

List of European Film Institutions

“i2i Audiovisual”

“i2i Audiovisual” is designed to facilitate access to financing from banks and other financial institutions by subsidising part of the cost of the guarantees required by these institutions and/or part of the financing itself.

Cineuropa – The best of European Cinema

Site dedicated to European cinema, films, actors, filmmakers, professionals, producers, distributors, sales agents, scriptwriters, film finance and the film industry as a whole…

CORDIS: Servizio comunitario d’informazione in materia di Ricerca e Sviluppo

An information space for European Research and Development (R&D) and exploitation of European R&D results

Department of Culture, Media and Sport

We aim to improve the quality of life for all through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries

East European Network of Associations of Private Broadcasters

The network was established in 2000 with the support of Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As of today it brings together 8 broadcasters’ associations from the SEE region, representing almost 800 broadcasters. Members of SEENAPB are national broadcasters’ associations in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

ECFF: European Coordination of Film Festivals

The ECFF is a grouping of more than 180 European Film Festivals, who are committed to respecting the organisation conditions and the projection of works defined by the Code of Ethics adopted in 1996, when the grouping was founded as an official “European Economic Interest Grouping” (EEIG). The ECFF is a resource for its members and for organisations with an interest in audio-visual festivals.

EFA – European Film Academy

The European Film Academy (EFA) currently unites 1,900 European film professionals with the common aim of promoting European film culture. Throughout the year, the EFA initiates and participates in a series of activities dealing with film politics as well as economic, artistic, and training aspects.

EFFF: European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation

With over 20 festivals represented, on the European continent as well as in Asia and North-America, and a joint audience of approximately 600.000 spectators, the European Federation of Fantastic Film Festivals has become one of the most powerful tools to promote the originality and creativity of the European fantasy film industry.

EFP – European Film Promotion

European Film Promotion (EFP) is the only existing international network of organisations active in the field of promotion and marketing of European cinema. The EFP network is comprised of professional organisations from 30 countries of Europe, each with extensive experience in marketing and promoting its own national cinema.

EPRA – European Platform of Regulatory Authorities

Against the backdrop of globalisation and convergence, the need for increased co-operation between European regulatory authorities has been highlighted repeatedly.
Rather than pursuing national directives or acting as a tribune of common declarations, EPRA provides an open platform for discussions on a wide variety of relevant topics to regulators.

EU – European Commission – Cultural Contact Points

The unit ‘Culture policy and intercultural dialogue’ sets out new approaches for cultural involvement with a view to giving culture a more prominent role in the European Union. As part of this, the unit is charged with implementing the European agenda for culture, as approved by the Council in November 2007, which has three main objectives:
– The promotion of cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue;
– The promotion of culture as a catalyst for creativity, within the framework of the Lisbon strategy; and,
– The promotion of culture as a vital part of the EU’s external relations.

Eureka Audiovisuel / European Audiovisual Observatory

The European Audiovisual Observatory is the only centre of its kind to gather and circulate information on the audiovisual industry in Europe. The Observatory is a European public service body with 36 member States and the European Community, represented by the European Commission. It owes its origins to Audiovisual Eureka and operates within the legal framework of the Council of Europe. It works alongside a number of partner organisations, professional organisations from within the industry and a wide network of correspondents.

Eurimages

Eurimages is the Council of Europe fund for the co-production, distribution and exhibition of European cinematographic works.
Eurimages aims to promote the European film industry by encouraging the production and distribution of films and fostering co-operation between professionals.

Euromax

Euromax is an European association with about 30 members, mainly in the fields of giant screen theatre operation, film production and film distribution, as well as marketing.
Being a small group of commited people allows informal yet momentous discussions on various topics in the giant screen industry.

Europa Cinemas

Europa Cinemas – Association of European cinemas showing European films.
Founded in 1992 with funding from the MEDIA programme and from the Centre National de la Cinématographie, Europa Cinemas is the first film theatre network focusing on European films.
Its objective is to provide operational and financial support to cinemas that commit themselves to screen a significant number of European non-national films, to offer events and initiatives as well as promotional activities targeted at Young Audiences and to screen digital European films.
Europa Cinemas is present in more than half of all European towns of more than 150,000 inhabitants.

Europa Nostra

Europa Nostra is dedicated to putting heritage and its benefits in the mainstream of public consciousness and to making heritage a priority for public policies both at European and national levels. Its specific objectives are to promote, at a European level, high standards of quality in the fields of heritage conservation, architecture, urban and rural planning and to advocate a balanced and sustainable development of urban and rural, built and natural environment.

Europe on the Move

On-the-move is a web site dedicated to information about professional mobility in the areas of theatre, dance, music and other performing arts disciplines.
Many sources of information and grant programs exist – and they constantly change.
on-the-move helps performing arts, music professionals and arts operators to search for information and funding for their international activities.

European Association of Regional Television (CIRCOM Regional)

A Unique International Audiovisual Network in Europe: 376 Public Regional Television Stations from 38 countries. Main objectives:
– promoting and developing cooperation between members;
– co-producing and exchanging programmes;
– strengthening vocational training for journalists and technicians across Europe

European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs

EAVE is one of the leading training, development and networking programmes for audiovisual producers in Europe. Since 1988 we have delivered a variety of training programmes at international, pan European, national and regional level.

European Audiovisual Policy

The audiovisual sector directly employs over one million people in the EU. It also plays a key social and cultural role – TV remains the foremost source of information and entertainment in Europe, with most homes having a television and the average European watching up to 4 hours a day. Audiovisual content is also increasingly accessed through on demand services.

European Broadcasting Union

The European Broadcasting Union is the largest association of national broadcasters in the world. We promote cooperation between broadcasters and facilitate the exchange of audiovisual content. The EBU works to ensure that the crucial role of public service broadcasters is recognised and taken into consideration by decision-makers.

European Cultural Foundation

We are an independent organisation which helps the arts contribute to a strong, united and diverse Europe built on shared cultural values.
We support high-quality artistic activities and cultural cooperation across different countries, borders and boundaries. We advocate for culture, helping to create better conditions for the arts and campaigning to change political attitudes to culture at EU level. And we also help provide better access to cultural information.

European Documentary Network

European Documentary Network, EDN, is a member-based organisation for professionals working with documentary film and television. EDN supports, stimulates and creates networks within the documentary sector in Europe.

European Federation of Cinematographers

The main purpose of the Federation is to champion and uphold the high standards achieved by the Cinematography Profession, and via a constant exchange of experience to promote the spread of that highly-specialised culture on which the long-standing technical and artistic quality of the European Cinema industry is firmly based.

Fédération internationale des Archives du Film (FIAF)

FIAF, the International Federation of Film Archives, brings together the world’s leading institutions in the field of moving picture heritage.
Its affiliates are the defenders of the Twentieth Century’s own art form. They are dedicated to the rescue, collection, preservation and screening of moving images, which are valued both as works of art and culture and as historical documents. When it was founded in 1938, FIAF had 4 members. Today it comprises more than 120 institutions in over 65 countries – a reflection of the extent to which preservation of moving image heritage has become a world-wide concern.

FERA, Fédération européenne des réalisateurs de l’audiovisuel

FERA is the European Federation for national associations of television and cinema directors.
FERA’s missions are primarily focused on:
– fostering exchanges and common actions within an active network of national associations of directors ;
– relaying onto the European political scene the concerns, expectations and proposals of directors, and on a wider scale those of creators and the field of cinema and culture in general, in order to promote a European environment fostering creation and circulation of European works.

FIAD: Federazione Internazionale delle Associazioni di Distributori Film

VISUALNET is the leading international online directory for the Film, TV and Advertising production industry and aims to establish the most efficient professional information service and sales channel by providing a comprehensive B2B platform.

Film Makers for Conservation

Filmmakers For Conservation is a global community of passionate people who work in, or have an association with, the global film and television industry. The organisation was born almost a decade ago out of a growing sense of frustration among many producers and directors that there was very little funding and airtime being made available for films that dealt with conservation and the environment.

Fortissimo Films

Fortissimo Film Sales is an international film, television and video sales organization specializing in the production, presentation, promotion and distribution of unique, award winning and innovative feature films from independent film makers from all over he world.

IETM – International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts

IETM is a membership organisation which exists to stimulate the quality, development and contexts of contemporary performing arts in a global environment, by initiating and facilitating professional networking and communication, the dynamic exchange of information, know-how transfer and presentations of examples of good practice.

Independent Feature Project

A non profit organization created to support the courageous work of artists and technicians working in independent film.

INFSO: Portale tematico della Societa dell’Informazione in Europa

DG Information Society & Media pursues an integrated approach to achieving the Information Society, encompassing an evolving regulatory environment which emphasises competition and lets the market decide on technology; a world-class research programme which pools Europe’s resources for world leadership; and a range of programmes designed to promote wider use , demonstrate innovative technologies and ensure that the benefits are felt by all.

International Federation of Film Producers Associations

FIAPF’s members are 25 producers’ organization from 22 countries on four continents, FIAPF is the only organisation of film and television producers with a global reach. FIAPF’s mandate is to represent the economic, legal and regulatory interests which film and TV production industries in four continents have in common.

IREX

IREX is an international nonprofit organization providing leadership and innovative programs to improve the quality of education, strengthen independent media, and foster pluralistic civil society development.

Irish Film Board

The Irish Film Board (IFB) is Ireland’s national film agency. The agency supports and promotes the Irish film industry and the use of Ireland as a location for international production.

IVCA – International Visual Communications Association

The International Visual Communication Association exists to represent its members to Government and other stakeholding bodies and to promote effective business and public service communications of the highest ethical and professional standards.
The Association aims to be a centre of excellence for best communication practice and works with production companies, freelancers, support service providers and clients of the industry to represent their interests and help maximize their competitiveness and professionalism.

Korda

Database on public funding for the film and audiovisual sector in Europe.

Location Guide

The Location Guide is the definitive resource for global location filming
We provide the international film community with three essential preproduction resources that help with planning overseas location shoots.
All three resources are used by production professionals working in Feature Films, Television Dramas, Documentaries, TV Commercials, Music Videos, Promos, Corporate Films and Stills production.

LUMIERE: Database box-office film Europei

The data base LUMIERE provides a systematic compilation of available data on admissions of the films released in European cinemas since 1996. The data base is the result of the collaboration between the European Audiovisual Observatory and the various specialised national sources as well as the MEDIA Programme of the European Union.

MakingOf

Making of features on European films promotion from the early stages of production.

MEDIA Programme – Film database

MEDIA is the EU support programme for the European audiovisual industry. MEDIA co-finances training initiatives for audiovisual industry professionals, the development of production projects (feature films, television drama, documentaries, animation and new media), as well as the promotion of European audiovisual works.

NomadsLand

NomadsLand is a media company and social network devoted to online journalism, video journalism, documentaries and all social issue media.

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media observes media developments in all 56 OSCE participating States. He provides early warning on violations of freedom of expression and promotes full compliance with OSCE press freedom commitments.

Powercorp International

POWER is Europe’s number one independent producer and distributor of high quality, award-winning series, mini-series and movies for television. We have collaborated with the world’s most respected broadcasters in the creation of a powerful new generation of dynamic, big event drama.

Press Now

Press Now aims to promote the development of open and democratic societies, by supporting independent media in regions of conflict and countries in transition.

Prix Europa

PRIX EUROPA is open to broadcasting and producing organisations alike and is therefore accessible to media professionals from all parts of Europe. It has grown into the continent’s largest competition for television, radio and the emerging media, but has no commercial interest. The pan-European event is attended by well over 1,000 delegates from more than 40 countries.

Roberto Cimetta Fund

The Roberto Cimetta Fund is an international association promoting artistic exchange and the mobility of professionals in the field of contemporary performing arts and visual arts within the Mediterranean area.

shootingonlocation.com

shootingonlocation.com is a website specifically designed to help film-makers who are planning to shoot on location anywhere in the world.
shootingonlocation.com contains the most comprehensive global information specifically designed for pre-production location research – enabling you to complete your research in a matter of hours rather than days.

South East Europe Media Organisation

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), a network of editors, media executives and leading journalists in South East Europe (SEE) and an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI).

South East European Network for the Professionalisation of the Media

The South East European Network for Professionalization of Media (SEENPM) promotes excellence in journalism through policy initiatives, research and training.
SEENPM unites fifteen non-for-profit media centres from eleven South East European and neighbouring countries. Its activities are based on the belief that joint commitment and cooperation are pivotal to the development of independent media, the strengthening of relations among journalists, and overall progress in the region.

Swiss Medienhilfe

Medienhilfe is a Swiss based non-government and non-profit (tax exempted) organization supporting independent media and professional journalism.

The International Federation of Film Critics

The organisations of professional film critics and film journalists, established in different countries for the promotion and development of film culture and for the safeguarding of professional interests, constitute the International Federation of the Cinematographic Press (Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique – FIPRESCI)

The Marketplace

The Marketplace’s goals are to create better conditions for European Independents to access to the international audio-visual market. It is contracted by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union to create & manage MEDIA Umbrella Stands at numerous major A.V. markets & festivals, such as MIPTV [Spring], Cannes Film Market & Festival [May], MIPCOM [Autumn] and European Film Market Berlin [February]. The MEDIA Umbrella stands host up to 200 selected European producers and distributors, who can benefit from preferential participation fees & the use of a vast, fully equipped and decorated stand with a host of services and facilities.

WCA – Writers’ Copyright Association

The world leader for the protection of creative material such as: books, scripts, idea.

World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, stimulates innovation and contributes to economic development while safeguarding the public interest.

ZDF Enterprises

On behalf of ZDF, ZDF Enterprises is responsible for worldwide program sales, the implementation of international coproductions, license purchasing for quality programs, marketing online rights and the merchandising of strong ZDF program brands.

 

List of Useful Websites for Filmmakers.

Film Specific – Distribution Tools & Solutions for Independent Filmmakers

The premier online resource for independent filmmakers serious about getting their projects made, seen and distributed worldwide.
Leverage our expertise in the international marketplace, tap into our interactive, multi-media training bank and suite of professional tools, propel your projects forward at any stage of production, and expand the possibilities for your film.

IoFilm

Iofilm is probably the longest continuously running film ezine in the UK.
Distribution consultant Peter Broderick says filmmakers should consider new strategies for distributing their films to avoid future disappointment.

Lux Distribution Guide

This is a beginner’s guide to distributing and promoting artists’ film and video work. It will take you through marketing and materials that you will need, organisations that may be able to assist, to possible exhibition channels.

UK Film Distributors

This list provides contacts for key film distributors in the UK.

Filmmakers.com

Database of films and artists.

IndieClub

If you have a passion for making movies and you are looking for others who have similar interests, you have come to the right place. Whether your talents and interests are behind or in front of the camera, IndieClub.com is the premier site for networking.

IndieWIRE

The leading news, information, and networking site for independent-minded filmmakers, the industry and moviegoers alike.

ABC Content Sales

Welcome to the online home of ABC Content Sales, a distributor of television, radio and online content and programming to the worldwide media marketplace. ABC Content Sales sells programs, footage and information feeds produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and leading independent content producers.

ACTF Australian Children Television Foundation

The ACTF is a national non-profit organisation. It is committed to providing Australian children with entertaining media made especially for them, which makes an enduring contribution to their cultural and educational experience.

BBC Worldwide

Beyond International

Since the business commenced activities in 1985, Beyond International (Beyond) has become a major entertainment company, involved in the creation and international exploitation of television, feature films and ancillary products. Beyond was established as CIC Productions to produce the television series Beyond 2000 for the Seven Network in Australia. This created a strong base for the company to develop an extensive international distribution network and to branch into drama program production and the international sale/distribution of feature films.

IFM World Releasing

Welcome to the website for IFM World Releasing, one of the best established and most respected international film sales companies in the entertainment industry.

Content Film

ContentFilm plc is a London-based film and television sales company. It also owns or controls a significant library of film and television rights and assets, including over 3,000 hours of television and over 100 feature films.

 

 

List of International Sales Agencies and Companies for Film and TV.

ADRIANA CHIESA ENTERPRISES (IT)

ADRIANA CHIESA ENTERPRISES SRL (A.C.E.), was founded in 1990 by Adriana Chiesa Di Palma. Though at creation, A.C.E.’s principal activity was international film distribution, today it also acquires films, concludes co-productions and actively participates in the development of film projects.

ARCLIGHT FILMS PTY (AU, US)

Arclight Films is a full service international sales, production and distribution company. Founded in Australia in 2002 by Gary Hamilton and Victor Syrmis, the company currently has offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Sydney, Melbourne, Toronto and Tokyo, and works with many of the most creative and successful professionals in the entertainment industry.

Arclight Films encompasses two subsidiary releasing labels, Darclight Films and Easternlight Films. The labels catering respectively to genre films and Asian films are the product of Arclight’s unique understanding of the global marketplace, and its experience and expertise at effectively positioning films within it.

BETA CINEMA (DE)

Beta Cinema is the theatrical division of Beta Film. Launched in 2001, Beta Cinema has established itself as a “boutique-operation” for independent feature films with strong theatrical potential. Beta Cinema’s philosophy is to keep its selective acquisition policy of 10 to 15 titles per year in order to fully develop the theatrical potential of each title according to its individual character

BLUE STAR MOVIES (IT, UK)

Blue Star Movies has established itself as a successful European and international film production, finance business with offices in London and Rome. Blue Star Movies has also successfully acted as international and Italian sales agent for a number of selected productions.

BRISTOL MEDIA INTERNATIONAL (US, UK)

New York and London based International Sales company.

BUSKIN FILM (IT)

Buskin film aims to promote Italian art house films of quality and distribute them worldwide through international sales.
Our objective is to make the film-marketplace aware of works by both well-known and emerging directors and talents from Italy, through a comprehensive marketing and promotional campaign before the films are distributed and sold.
Buskin film will follow each of its films step by step through Festivals and various other promotional activities worldwide, so that the buyers will already have a product, which has been given an attentive and personal advertising campaign at an international level.

C-FILMS AG (CH)

C-FILMS AG is nationally and internationally involved in the following activities:
– Development and production of TV Movies and TV Series
– Development and production of Theatrical Movies
– Development and production of Documentaries and Documentary Series

CAPITOL FILMS (US, UK)

Capitol Films is at the hub of a large international entertainment group with interests in production, post-production, library management and foreign sales.
Over the years Capitol has enjoyed a wide range of commercial and critical success, including Robert Altman’s Academy Award winning GOSFORD PARK, horror hit JEEPERS CREEPERS and slick gangster thriller, LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN. As a result of its focused balance of product, Capitol has developed an extensive network of contacts among independent distributors in every market in the world as well as at the major Hollywood studios.

CDI – COMPAGNIA DISTRIBUZIONE INTERNAZIONALE (IT)

Italian distributor based in Rome.

CINEMAVAULT RELEASING (CA)

Cinemavault Releasing is a motion picture sales company specializing in diverse and distinctive independent feature films. Based in Toronto, Canada, we have built a library of over 300 titles as well as relationships with producers, directors, studios and distributors around the world. Our goal is to seek out eclectic films with style and substance that have a worldwide appeal.

COACH 14 (FR)

At coach14, we bring together all the experience that our young management team gained as executives in a number of European film businesses in the areas of production, distribution and international sales. we are well versed in the specificities of the sector, with regard to both creative and economic aspects. our individual careers have enabled us familiarise ourselves with the special characteristics of the filmmaking industry in the different countries in which we work.

COPRODUCTION OFFICE (DK, DE, FR)

Coproduction Office is a sales and production label for daring and engaging award-winning films by directors with strong personal visions.

DECKERT DISTRIBUTION GMBH (DE)

Deckert Distribution stands for director-led, high-quality, award-winning documentary films.

DIAPHANA (FR)

French distributor and international sales.

DOCUMENTARY EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES (US)

We produce, distribute and promote quality ethnographic, documentary and non-fiction films from around the world. We were founded in 1968 by independent filmmakers whose collaborations reflect a lifetime of engagement and respect for their subjects. Documentary Educational Resources’ films foster cross-cultural understanding through educational video and film.

EAGLE PICTURES (IT)

Italian Film Distributor based in Milan.

EPIC PICTURES (US)

Epic Distribution’s primarily focus is on the worldwide sales of theatrical motion pictures, television and direct-to-DVD/VOD. Epic’s foreign sales seeks out relationships with creative and exceptional producers and talent in order to secure A-level, quality projects.
Epic Distribution actively develops a full range of new relationships and strategic alliances with financiers, independent production companies, producers and studios.

EUROPACORP (FR)

EuropaCorp is a french movie company created by Luc Besson. He created it alongside Leeloo (which he uses for the production and distribution of his own films) with the intention of it being a French alternative to Hollywood. Some of the films produced by the company are aimed at the mainstream international market, such as Wasabi and Kiss of the Dragon. For the French domestic market, the films that the company produces are more culturally oriented, being directed by arthouse directors such as Mimmo Calopresti.[1]

FANTASTIC FILMS INTERNATIONAL (US)

FANTASTIC FILMS INTERNATIONAL, LLC is a self-styled, efficient operation with a commitment to finding and distributing quality, independent films internationally. Our goal is to make FFI a brand that ensures independent excellence and maximum return to our international buyers. We accomplish this by acquiring only a few new films each year that are worthy of the “Fantastic” label. This standard also gives each new “fantastic” film the attention they deserve.

FEELMAX (IT)

The aim of the partners was to make a name for themselves in the field of film production, TV series, publicity spots and documentaries of international interest.
The company also aimed at giving international production companies service in Europe and the rest of the world, considering the know-how they have acquired in this sector.
The knowledge the Feelmax members have in international production comes from years of experience in productions made all over the world.
Their strength comes from the union of different experiences in the vast field of communications:

FILMEXPORT GROUP (IT)

Filmexport Group is Italy’s oldest world sales company for feature films. Founded in 1970, our company have known a constant growth reaching a catalogue of more than 600 features, series and documentaries of all different genres, available for worldwide licensing in all rights and media. We currently represent the best Italian producers and swe have more recently diversified our activity with the production of feature films and the acquisition of international theatrical pictures for domestic distribution.

FILMFOUR LTD (UK)

Branch of Channel 4 producing and distributing feature and documentary films.

FILMS DISTRIBUTION (FR)

Films Distribution is an international sales agency set up in 1997 by Nicolas Brigaud-Robert and François Yon.
Since then, the company has made a name for itself in the marketplace as a highly-specialised outfit, working exclusively with feature films and selling to international distributors and broadcasters.
Films Distribution now handles a library of approximately 800 features, 200 of which are available worldwide. Each year, we add 15 to 20 new titles to our international sales slate.

FIRST HAND FILMS (CH)

First Hand Films wants:
– To be fast in both perception and empathy, and to be precise in decision and deed.
– To believe in stories told, well told, differently told, and to believe in captivating audiences, as small as they might be.
– To render impeccable service, polite professionalism, and have a sense of humor.
– To remain curious about the world and ambitious in improving it.

FOCUS FEATURES (US)

Focus Features is a motion picture production, financing, and worldwide distribution company committed to bringing moviegoers the most original stories from the world’s most innovative filmmakers.

FTD (FR)

Our objectives are:
– to market programmes made by the France Télévisions group or any television programme and feature film for which a producer has authorised FTD to act as agent all over the world.
– to publish these programmes in various media and develop a merchandising strategy for publishing and licensing rights”.
– FTD is unique in its market in that it handles all types of commercial exploitation of a given programme within a single structure.

FUNNY BALLOONS (FR)

Funny Balloons is an all media sales company specializing in director driven independent films and focusing on long term relationships.

GEMINI FILMS (FR)

With the catalog of approximately 100 full-length feature film, GEMINI FILMS is considered one of the biggest independent French production company.

HANWAY (UK)

HanWay Films has established itself as a successful and respected international sales, distribution and marketing company specializing in high-profile quality films.
HanWay Films arranges financing, sales and distribution for all films from Jeremy Thomas’ Recorded Picture Company (RPC) and third party producers and directors.

HBO FILMS (US)

Tackling controversial topics, partnering with high profile talent on entertaining, thought provoking and emotionally charged movies are the cornerstones that mark HBO Films productions.

INTANDEM FILMS (UK)

Intandem is a London based international film group, formed in November 2003.
The Intandem team has over fifteen years experience in film finance and worldwide sales.
International Sales Division:
– prepare sales estimates based on expected minimum guarantees for distributors.
– sell films to international distributors.
– exhibit at all the major film markets in the world including Cannes, Los Angeles and Berlin.
– maintain close relationships with major distributors throughout the world through regular territory visits.
– Intandem earns commission on all sales generated.

INTRAMOVIES (IT)

Production and distributing company with international experience.

LAKESHORE ENTERTAINMENT (US)

Lakeshore Entertainment is one of the leading independent production, finance and international sales and distribution companies.
Lakeshore has produced more than 60 films including the Academy Award® winning MILLION DOLLAR BABY as well as RUNAWAY BRIDE, THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES, the UNDERWORLD franchise, EXORCISM OF EMILY ROSE, CRANK, THE GIFT, AUTUMN IN NEW YORK and ARLINGTON ROAD.

LES FILMS DU LOSANGE (FR)

Les Films du Losange is one of France’s most prestigious independent production and distribution companies.
With a catalogue of over 80 movies, featuring directors such as Éric Rohmer, Barbet Schroeder, and Roger Planchon, alongside new movies by Michael Haneke, Jacques Rivette, Otar Ioseliani and others, Les Films du Losange continues to defend a particular conception of quality filmmaking – stimulating, relevant and audacious.

LIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT (US)

Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (sometimes stylized as Lionsgate) is a North American entertainment company. As of 2007, it is the most commercially successful independent film and television distribution company in North America.

LOLAFILMS (UK)

Lolafilms is a spanish motion pictures production and distribution company,oscar winner for best foreign film. It has produced the most renowned Spanish films and has participated in major productions of the past 30 years Spanish film scene.

MEDIAFILM (IT)

Italian film distributor.

MINERVA PICTURES GROUP (IT)

In line with the corporate remit – which has always been to promote and enhance film products in all their forms – the aim of the RAROVIDEO brand is to offer the greatest works in the history of Italian and international film in DVD format
All the films published by Minerva/RaroVideo are distinguished by the quality of both the digital format in which they are proposed and the critical contributions by which they are accompanied (which range from introductions by the most highly respected scholars of Italian film to real and proper booklets relative to the work in question).

MIRAMAX INTERNATIONAL (US)

Miramax Films is a motion picture production, financing and worldwide distribution company committed to its mission of providing audiences with high quality, innovative and risk-taking films from the world’s best filmmakers, established and emerging.

MK2 (FR)

MK2 Group is the first independent group in France to include all the branches of the cinema industry from production, distribution & sales departments to DVD edition, TV production, Music production and Theatrical exhibition.
MK2 catalogue includes Arthouse, Classics and Animated feature films : a library of over 300 titles with, for instance, movies by Chaplin, Truffaut, Lynch, Altman, Wenders, Kieslowski, Resnais, Carné, Haneke, Chabrol, Chatiliez, Bresson, Kiarostami, Taviani, etc.

MOONSTONE ENTERTAINMENT (US)

Moonstone Entertainment has become one of the world’s leading independent film producers and distributors, known for films of high quality and commercial success. A cornerstone to Moonstone’s achievements has been the close relationships chairman Ernst “Etchie” Stroh enjoys with distributors worldwide, as well as his connections to respected filmmakers.

NEW LINE CINEMA (US)

Over the past 40 years, New Line has expanded to become a multi-media company with various profitable divisions, having created some of the most successful film franchises in history.
The studio’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy grossed nearly $3 billion at the worldwide box office, and over $3 billion in consumer spending in home entertainment and merchandising.

ODYSSEY ENTERTAINMENT (UK, US)

Creative Partnership makes award-winning domestic and international campaigns for the entertainment industry. Our clients range from the largest of majors to the most leftfield of independents.

ONOMA (FR)

ONOMA is a co-production and international sales company, for both feature films and documentaries.
ONOMA is actively involved in international co-productions, providing international financing to independent producers, in worldwide sales of high quality French and foreign films and documentaries and in acquisition for both international and domestic sales. Our main strategy is to develop a close and long term relationship with producers and directors from all over the world which shall allow a regular and constant flow of films with a real international potential. We are thus co-producing between 3 to 5 feature films and between 3 to 7 documentaries per year.

PARKLAND PICTURES (GB)

London based film distributor.

PATHE PICTURES INTERNATIONAL (GB)

Pathe has a major presence within the UK film industry, operating as a fully integrated studio. It is involved in all aspects of film-making, from production and development through to international sales and distribution.

PEACE ARCH FILMS (US, CAN)

Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc. is a leading independent distributor of high quality feature films and tv programming. Peace Arch has three primary operating divisions: television, home entertainment and motion pictures.

PYRAMIDE INTERNATIONAL (FR)

Pyramide International is part of Pyramide group which is also a domestic distribution company in France (Pyramide Distribution) and a French production company (Pyramide Productions).
As a world sales agent, Pyramide International (former FPI) has deliberately focussed on the “film d’auteur”, willing to promote abroad films by young directors like Sandrine Veysset (WILL IT SNOW FOR XMAS ?), Diego Lerman (TAN DE REPENTE), Wang Xiao-Shuai (BEIJING BICYCLE), Eleonore Faucher (BRODEUSES) and more recently Etgar Keret & Shira Geffen (JELLYFISH – Camera d’Or Cannes 2007) and Lucia Puenzo (XXY – Grand Prize of Critics’ Week Cannes 2007) and to follow up with those directors and their producers who have trusted the company.

RAI TRADE (IT)

From archives to soundtracks, from major sports events to documentaries, from mini-series to news, from films to entertainment: Rai Trade is the exclusive distributor in Italy and abroad of all rights to Rai’s productions.

REVOLVER (IT)

From early stage, Revolver has been involved in international co-productions and domestic projects, both art house features or even TV movies. We are always scouting scripts and directors’ proposals with coherent, recognizable style. We also organize production services for foreign companies in Italy and other countries. We collaborate and link with twin production companies abroad, in Spain (Barcelona), Albania (Tirana) and Malta.
Revolver is also active in Italian distribution. We have already acquired several titles in main European festivals for the theatrical release and for all TV and Homevideo/DVD and Internet rights. We are mainly interested on arthouse features produced in any continent.
Revolver always looks for contents for the Italian broadcasters. We work worldwide searching for theatrical, TV, and Home video productions and we can offer a wide range of films and TV series, mainly family but also genre, moreover classics and art house movies.
Our company is structured in such a way that we can guarantee a line production for any project, including budgeting, casting, locations, permits, crew, equipment, rentals, all digital post-prod even CGI and special effects. Furthermore local sponsoring, development, printing and any kind of needs for shootings in every regions of Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Malta, Albany, Spain. We worked in production services for companies from Germany, UK, Spain and Russia.

REZO FILM INTERNATIONAL (FR)

REZO is the world sales arm of Rezo Films, one of France’s leading independent theatrical distributor.
REZO handles the sales of a dozen films every year, both foreign and French.
Our editorial line is split between a strong attachment to world famous filmmakers (Alexander Sokurov, Eric Rohmer, Volker Schlöndorff, John Sayles) and the promotion of new directors ( Julie Delpy’s 2 days in Paris, Courtney Hunt’s Frozen River…).

ROISSY FILMS (FR)

Roissy Films is one of the leading French International Distribution companies specialized in high profile feature films and made-for-TV programs.

ROMEFILMMARKET (IT)

Rome Film Market is an agency and a website, held in conjunction with the Rome Independent Film Festival, that provides sales, distribution, and promotion for independent feature films, shorts and documentaries in domestic and international markets.

SHOWCASE ENTERTAINMENT (US)

Showcase is a member of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (formerly known as AFMA) and attends all of the major film and television markets each year (i.e., AFM, Cannes, Berlin, NATPE, MIP TV and MIPCOM). Showcase has an excellent line up of product and maintains exceptionally strong, ongoing relationships with the leading distributors worldwide. Showcase was recently listed as having one of the best reputations in the industry by one of the major international trade publications.

SND-GROUP M6 (FR)

French film distribution company.

SPERANZA FILM A.S. (NO)

Speranza produce feature films, documentaries, music videos, short films, and TV-series.
The films have won a number of International and Norwegian awards.

STUDIOCANAL (FR)

STUDIOCANAL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Canal+ Group, is a major player in France and Europe in the financing, acquisition and distribution of cinema films.
Supported by a very comprehensive catalogue which now comprises more than 5000 French, English, American and German films, STUDIOCANAL has acquired a unique position in all lines of business: cinema distribution, video, TV sales and international sales, generating an annual turnover of 400 million euros.
STUDIOCANAL operates directly, or via wholly-owned subsidiaries, in the three major European markets: France, Germany (Kinowelt) and Great Britain (Optimum Releasing), representing over 200 million people.

SURF FILM (IT)

Surf Film produces and distributes films all over the world.
Surf Film, as distributor, year by year, collected a wide library of titles including large part of the most important productions of Italian post-war masterpieces.
Surf Film, as producer, alone or together esteemed partners, making use of famous or new emerging directors, always does its best to make hi quality motion picture even pursuing the target to create a new style for Italian classic movie.

TF1 INTERNATIONAL (FR)

TF1 is an integrated communications group developing activities in growth markets around its core business.
Today, the TF1 Group’s activities cover the whole audiovisual industry: upstream in production, acquisitions and sales of audiovisual rights and also in the distribution of feature films.

THE WORKS (GB)

The Works International is one of Europe’s leading sales agents. The company is owned by The Works Media Group PLC. Over the last few years, The Works International has cemented its position in the marketplace with a string of commercial and artistic successes.
The Works UK Distribution is a new business, which started trading in the autumn of 2005. It acquires a licence to distribute feature films in all media in the UK. The company has an output deal for home entertainment with Universal Pictures.

TRUSTNORDISK (DK)

TrustNordisk is the result of the 2008 merger between two powerful sales companies Trust Film Sales and Nordisk Film International Sales.
TrustNordisk has over 35 combined years of expertise and know how in film sales on the international film festivals and markets. TrustNordisk represent a feature film catalogue of more than 500 films including Oscar and Cannes winners. Directors in the stable include Lars von Trier, Susanne Bier, Thomas Vinterberg, Ole Bornedal, Anders Thomas Jensen, Lukas Moodysohn, Jan Troell & Niels Arden.
TrustNordisk is based in Copenhagen and is the premiere sales agent in the Nordic region.

UMEDIAL (FR)

UMEDIA was created in 2004 and has developed a twofold mission:
– International sales: dedicated to international art house cinema, UMedia represents a catalogue of more than 80 features, 30 documentaries and many shorts. Our aim is to promote our Filmmakers in major Film Festivals and Markets and work with distributors and theatrical networks worldwide.
We also represent catalogues for French speaking territories and sell them to the TV channels.
– Production and co-production: from film projects to post-production facilities with its structure GOMEDIA, UMEDIA can bring ideas and solutions to producers and filmmakers by looking for pre-sales, international co-productions and establish marketing strategies.

UNIEXPORT FILM INTERNATIONAL (IT)

Uniexport Film International distributes Italian programs all over the world and represents several foreign companies for the purchase of Italian pictures.
Furthermore, seen its relationships with serious foreign production companies, organizes co-productions, particularly between European Countries.
Moreover, Uniexport Film International occupies itself in the sale of foreign programs in Italy.

VARIETY COMMUNICATIONS (IT)

Variety Communications is a Rome based company having decades of experience in world wide film distribution.
The catalogue offers a vast array of film genres available in different languages: action and adventure, historical, mythological and peplum, war, thriller and horror, sexy, and great classics of drama, western and comedy, Italian style.
Variety Communications also distributes internationally a series of classic family animation movies of Italian production, some TV series and recently released Italian film productions.

VERDECCHIFILM (IT)

Italian based international film production company.

VILLAGE (IT)

Village srl is an international distribution company specialized in fiction and animation short films and documentaries.
Village srl aims to discover new talented filmmakers in order to support their growth, showing their films and allowing them to go on in producing new ones or stepping in to feature films.
Village srl tries to bring the shorts in theatres and sell them to some 70 tv-networks, airlines, home video, DVD and the new internet sites.
We also pay attention to few independent quality feature films for the European market.

VISUAL FACTORY (UK)

International film sales company based in London.

VITAGRAPH (IT)

Vitagraph is a distribution company based in Italy that deals with the sale of international short, feature and documentary films to Italian television channels, as well as with the world wide sale of Italian short, feature and documentary films. Vitagraph is also concerned with the theatrical distribution on the Italian territory, such as for The Addiction by Abel Ferrara, My Best Friend – Klaus Kinski by Werner Herzog and Time of Love by Mohsen Makhmalbaf.
Particularly, Vitagraph is involved in independent cinema, trying out to discover and choose images born from creative approaches. Vitagraph aims at professionally presenting original works mainly emerged from the recent Renaissance of independent documentaries in Italy. In the last two years, documentaries are being increasingly produced in Italy and this Renaissance is the new instance of Italian panorama. Vitagraph has become an instrumental landmark for creative documentary filmmakers and producers in Italy, providing them with international market and festival opportunities.

WIDE MANAGEMENT (FR)

WIDE Management is a leading independent sales company, currently representing more than 10 new features films every year, and a library of more than 400 fiction titles and 300 documentaries. Our catalogue contains an impressive variety of movies from internationally acclaimed directors and actors.

WILD BUNCH (FR, UK)

Dedicated to the nurture, development and creative exploitation of the radical, the innovative, the visionary, the truly extraordinary, in cinema world wide. Our only criteria are excellence, singularity of vision and that each new project offers a new challenge, a new development. Often controversial, always provocative, our line-up stands as our statement of intent.