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FESTIVAL STATUS UPDATES

Latest News: 
 
4 April 
-Toronto planning "united platform" to support industry....The organisers of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF|) are working with festivals and organisations around the world to support the industry through a "united platform" as it continues with plans for the festival in September. The development comes after it emerged that San Sebastian and Zurich film festivals will launch industry markets for the first time to accommodate films that had been scheduled to screen at the cancelled SXSW and postponed Tribeca festivals....Read More 

31 March 
-San Sebastián and Zurich Film Festival to introduce new film market.....In a sign of solidarity for the independent film industry and in response of their request, José Luis Rebordinos, Director of the San Sebastián Film Festival (SSIFF), and Christian Jungen, Artistic Director of the Zurich Film Festival (ZFF), today announced plans to introduce a film market at their respective festivals. Marking a first for both events, SSIFF and ZFF will include buyers from across the globe, with programming that includes films originally selected to be showcased at SXSW and the Tribeca Film Festival and will introduce new sales projects....Read More

26 March
-Festival de Cannes - Official Selection extends submission deadline until at least the end of May....."The Films Department has decided to extend the registration deadline by one month. The new cut-off date will be specified in due course. it will certainly be extended until the end of May. At the moment everything is open." Your Questions concerning Cannes ANSWERED

25 March
-Festival de Cannes la Quinzaine des Réalisateurs / Director's Fortnight extends submission deadline.....the festival is as of now carrying on with the selection process. Feature films can now register till April 15th, and screening materials can reach the festival to the end of April. Please read the Director's Fortnight Statement and Submit Your Film

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FESTIVAL STATUS UPDATE

Latest update 31 March 2020: 

Source: a.o Cineuropa

Austria
17th Vienna Shorts (original dates 28 May-2 June, moved online)
17th Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz (original dates 21-16 April, cancelled)
23rd Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Film (original dates 24-29 March, cancelled)

Belgium
23rd Brussels Short Film Festival (original dates 22 April-3 May, postponed)
38th Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (original dates 7-19 April, cancelled)
19th Courtisane Film Festival (original dates 1-5 April, cancelled)
11th Millenium Documentary Film Festival (original dates 27 March-4 April, postponed September-October)
35th Mons International Film Festival (original dates 5-13 March, stopped before end)

Belarus
6th Northern Lights Nordic-Baltic Film Festival in Belarus (original dates 23-30 April, postponed)

Bulgaria
24th Sofia International Film Festival (original dates 12-31 March, postponed)

Croatia
16th ZagrebDox (original dates 15-22 March, postponed) 
ZagrebDox Pro still taking place online

Czech Republic
22nd Cinema on Border/Kino na Hranici/Kino na Granicy (original dates 1-5 May, postponed to 21-26 August)
33th Finále Plzeň (original dates 16-22 April, postponed to 24-29 September)
27th Prague International Film Festival - Febiofest (original dates 19-27 March, cancelled)
22nd One World Prague International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (original dates 5-14 March, cancelled)

Cyprus
18th Cyprus Film Days International Festival (original dates 3-11 April, postponed)


Denmark
17th CPH:DOX (original dates 18-29 March, moved online)

Estonia
15th Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival (HÕFF) (original dates 30 April-2 May, set to be postponed or moved online)

Finland
31st Espoo Cine (original dates 4-10 May, postponed)
8th Season Film Festival (original dates 26-29 March, postponed to autumn)

France
67th Cannes Lions festival (22-26 June, postponed for 26-30 October)
73rd Cannes Film Festival (12-23 May, possibly postponed)
12th Festival international du film policier de Beaune (original dates 1-5 April, cancelled)
57th MipTv (original dates 30 March-2 April) (cancelled)
3rd Canneséries Festival (original dates 27 March-1 April, postponed to 9-14 October)
5th Festival du Film Subversif de Metz (original dates 25-29 March, cancelled)
21st Music & Cinema - Aubagne International Film Festival (30 March - 4 April, moved online)
32nd Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse (original dates 20-29 March, cancelled)
11e SériesMania (original dates 20-28 March, cancelled)
42nd Festival International de Films de Femmes de Créteil (original dates 13-22 March, cancelled)
42nd Cinéma du Réel Festival (original dates 13-22 March, moved online)
10th Festival 2 Cinéma de Valenciennes (original dates 10-15 March, cancelled)

Germany
66th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (original dates 13-18 May, postponed, alternative edition to be held online)
4th Visionär Film Festival Berlin (original dates: 1-5 April, postponed)

Georgia
8th CineDOC Tbilisi (original dates 23-27 April, postponed)

Greece
22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (original dates 5-15 March, possible new dates end of May/beginning of June)
Agora Doc Market still taking place online

Hungary
3rd Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival (original dates 23-29 March, postponed)
Budapest Debut Film Forum (original dates 24-26 March, postponed)

Italy
22th Udine Far East Film Festival (original dates 24 April-2 May, postponed 26 June-4 July)
68th Trento Film Festival (original dates 25 April-3 May, postponed)
34th Bolzano Film Festival Bozen (original dates 21-26 April, postponed to 9-14 June)
13th Pordenone Docs Fest - Le voci dell'inchiesta (original dates 15-19 April, postponed)
42nd Incontri Internazionali del Cinema di Sorrento (original dates 15-19 April, postponed)
10th Rendez-vous, le Festival du Nouveau Cinéma Français - Rome, Bologna, Florence, Milan, Naples, Palermo and Turin (original dates 1-6 April, postponed)
21st Sottodiciotto Film Festival & Campus (original dates 28 March-3 April, postponed to 5-11 December)
18th BAFF - Busto Arsizio Film Festival (original dates 28 March-4 April, postponed)
30th Festival Cinema Africano, Asia e America Latina - Milano (original dates 21-29 March, postponed to 2-10 May)
11th Bif&st - Bari International Film Festival (original dates 21-28 March, postponed)
14th Reggio Calabria Film Fest (original dates 16-21 March, postponed)
27th Sguardi Altrove Film Festival (original dates 13-21 March, postponed to 7-15 May)
38th Bergamo Film Meeting (original dates 7-15 March, postponed to 23-31 May)

Lithuania
25th Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris (original dates 19 March-2 April, moved online)
Meeting Point - Vilnius (original dates 30 March-1 April, cancelled)

Luxembourg
10th Luxembourg City Film Festival (original dates 5-15 April, stopped before end)Netherlands
12th Go Short - International Short Film Festival Nijmegen (original dates 1-5 April, cancelled)
36th Imagine Film Festival (original dates 16-25 April, cancelled)
12th Go Short - International Short Film Festival Nijmegen (original dates 1-5 April, cancelled)
11th MoviesThatMatter (original dates 20-28 March, cancelled, partly moved online)
2nd Maghreb Film Festival (original dates 26-29 March, postponed)
20th Arab Film Festival (original dates 25-29 March, cancelled)

The Netherlands
36th Imagine Film Festival (original dates 16-25 April, cancelled)
12th Go Short - International Short Film Festival Nijmegen (original dates 1-5 April, cancelled)
11th MoviesThatMatter (original dates 20-28 March, cancelled, partly moved online)
2nd Maghreb Film Festival (original dates 26-29 March, postponed)
20th Arab Film Festival (original dates 25-29 March, cancelled)

Poland
13rd Animator Festival (original dates, 10-16 July, postponed to 3-9 October)
17th Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival (original dates 8-22 May, postponed to 4-13 September)
22nd Cinema on Border/Kino na Hranici/Kino na Granicy (original dates 1-5 May, postponed to 21-26 August)
18th Polish Film Festival Kinoteka (original dates 19 March-15 April, postponed)
12th Short Waves Festival (original dates 17-22 March, postponed to August)

Portugal
17th IndieLisboa - International Film Festival (original dates 30 April-10 May, postponed)
13th Festa do Cinema Italiano (original dates 1-9 April, postponed)
2nd FICLO (March 28-April 5, postponed)
20th Monstra - Lisbon Animated Film Festival (original dates 18-28 March, postponed)
28th Curtas Vila do Conde (original dates 11-19 July, postponed to 3-11 October)

Romania
13th One World Romania International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (original dates 20-29 March, postponed)

Slovakia
27th Bratislava International Film Festival - Febiofest (original dates 11-17 March, cancelled)
8th Visegrad Film Forum (original dates 10-14 March, cancelled)
28th Art Film Fest Kosice (original dates 19-27 June, postponed)

Spain
29th CineEurope (UNIC - International Union of Cinemas annual convention) (original dates 22-25 June, postponed to 3-6 August)
6th Filmadrid (original dates 5-13 June, cancelled, only online initiative The Video Essay is being celebrated)
1st Iberseries, Fetival internacional de series en español (original dates 25-30 May)
16th DocumentaMadrid (original dates 4-10 May, postponed)
19th Play-Doc International Film Festival (original dates 29 April-3 May, postponed)
20th Festival Internacional de Cine de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (original dates 17-26 April, cancelled)
4th BCN Film Festival (original dates 17-24 April, postponed to 19-26 June)
3rd Festival Cine hecho por Mujeres de Madrid (original dates 15-26 April, postponed to 17-28 June)
6th SACO. Semana del Audiovisual Contemporáneo de Oviedo (original dates 10-19 April, postponed)
3rd MajorDocs Creative Documentary Film Festival (original dates 31 March-4 April, postponed)
6th Muestra de Cine Francófono de Madrid (original dates 19-22 March, postponed)
23rd Málaga Film Festival (original dates 13-22 March, postponed)
3rd Oh La Là Festival de Cinema Francòfon de Barcelona (original dates 12-21 March, postponed 1-10 October)

Sweden
1st M:brane Forum (original dates 10-12 March, cancelled)

Switzerland
Swiss Film Award ceremony (original date 27 March, postponed to Locarno Film Festival, 5-15 August)
(The awards will be announced on 23 March, and handed physically at the Locarno Film Festival)
51st Visions du Réel (original dates 24 April-25 May, set to be moved online)
8th Locarno L'immagine e la parola (original dates 28 to 29 March, cancelled)
18th FIFDH Genève (original dates 6-15 March, cancelled with online events)

Ukraine
17th Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (original dates 20-29 March, postponed)
49th Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival (original dates 30 May-7 June, postponed to 22-30 August)

UK
74th Edinburgh International Film Festival (original dates 17-28 June, postponed)
2nd Docs Ireland in Belfast (original dates 10-14 June, postponed)
10th Hawick Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival (original dates 30 April-4 May, moved online during 1-3 May)
20th Belfast Film Festival (original dates 1-9 April, postponed to be merged with Foyle Film Festival, November)
16th Manchester International Short Film Festival (original dates 21-29 March, postponed)
34th BFI Flare (original dates 18-29 March, cancelled)
13th Glasgow Short Film Festival (original dates 18-22 March, postponed)
24th Human Rights Watch Film Festival in London (original dates 12-20 March, cancelled)

Out of Europe
(Australia) Sydney Film Festival (original dates 3 - 14 June, cancelled)
(Israel) 22nd Tel Aviv's International Documentary Film Festival Docaviv (original dates 21-30 May, postponed to 3-12 September) (read news)
(Mexico) Premios Platino (original dates 1-3 May, cancelled)
(Mexico) 35th FICG Guadalajara International Film Festival (original dates 20-27 March, postponed)
(Qatar) 6th Qumra (original dates 20-25 March, cancelled)
(Turkey) 39th Istanbul Film Festival (original dates 10-21 April, postponed)
15th Meetings on the Bridge (moved online)
(US) 19th Tribeca Film Festival (original dates 15-26 April, postponed)
(US) 33rd SXSW Festival (original dates 13-22 March, cancelled)
(US) San Francisco International Film Festival (original dates 8 - 21 April, cancelled)
(US) 46th Seattle International Film Festival (original dates May 14 to June 7, 2020, cancelled)

 

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