Stars of Dresden: Veljko Popovic

One of our top festivals open for submissions on FFL, Filmfest Dresden, recently just wrapped with its prize-giving ceremony. To celebrate, we’ll be taking a look at some of the filmmakers that won accolades as part of our new “Stars of Dresden” series. Veljko Popovic uses animated film as a method for exploring the modern world and all […]

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Don’t miss the 64th annual Sydney Film Festival open for submissions till Feb 24th!

The 64th annual Sydney Film Festival welcomes the world’s best new films to Australia for 12 days and nights of inspiring and entertaining premieres, talks and parties. Each year, the festival takes over cinemas across Sydney to screen more than 200 brand new features, documentaries, Australian films, restored classics and short films you won’t usually […]

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Hollyshorts announced as an Academy Award Qualifying Film Festival

Your submission on FFL might just launch your short into La La Land, as our fantastic partner festivals Hollyshorts has been announced as an Academy Award-accredited festival. The awards season is in full swing. Did you also know we have many Academy accredited festivals on FFL? Alongside festivals such as Sydney and the soon-to-open Cork and Encounters, […]

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Meet Ruxandra Zenide: “when your film begins its own life it moves away from your own”

A key element of Ruxandra Zenide’s films are strong emotions and the mysterious complexity of human life. With seven films in her filmography to date, she’s now putting together ideas for her third feature film. Find out how the filmmaker behind “The Miracle of Tekir” beat the financial odds to build her very own filmmaking “miracle”. “Watching John Cassavetes […]

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It’s BLACK FRIDAY!

Black Friday means Madness! Only today subscribing to a Monthly Film Plan is cheaper than a single submission. Sign up to a Monthly film plan* today and save 50% on the first month! Pick your film and proceed with the plan activation – on payout the discount will apply for the first month. Film Plans […]

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Meet Rinio Dragasaki

The ancient land has been the inspiration for filmmakers for centuries, but it’s the current Greek political situation that’s firing up FFL filmmaker Rinio Dragasaki. She’s working on her first feature film after a great short film festival career. Here’s her story.   As a Greek short filmmaker, she had a great festival run with her film “Proavlio […]

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Submit to Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2017

Explore the documentary submission guidelines for the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2017, one of the world’s newest Australian documentary film festivals. FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival represents a great opportunity to showcase your international documentary here in Melbourne, Australia at Melbourne’s dedicated documentary film festival. MDFF is one of Australia’s largest showcases of local Australian documentaries, having […]

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