Film festival is an organized screening of cinema in a particular region for a specific period of time. The main purpose of film festival is to promote, appreciate and honor the art in cinema. This kind of festival is a place of meet for passionate filmmakers and cinema admirers. Independent filmmakers consider film festivals as a showcase to byers and distributors for the purpose of being sold. Not all film festivals are same, every festival has its own unique way of presentation depends on movies, genres and art. People come across various part of world to attend these festivals and experience the films which they could never see anywhere before. Many festivals offer people to involve in making organizing and celebrating in grand manner, they decorate the fest area with lights, designs, mural paintings, crackers online and many more. Here we see some of prestigious film festivals of this year,
Festival de Cannes
The Festival de Cannes in English as the Cannes Film Festival is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from all around the world. This is considered to be most prestigious International film festival. Many cinema stars all over the world especially Hollywood celebrities are attending the festival to promote their films. This festival has premiere shows, awards, ramp walk, interviews and many more events. This year the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival happened in the month of May with many memorable events.
SCAD Savannah Film Festival
The SCAD Savannah Film Festival has unveiled its 20th anniversary edition. The fest will run October 28-November 4 at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia. The festival is host to a wide variety of competition film screenings, special screenings, workshops, panels and lectures. The officials unveiled the lineup which includes a total of 131 films, including 33 narrative films, 16 documentary films and 82 short films with awards category.
Tribeca Film Festival
Tribeca Film Festival is another prestigious festival founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff in 2001, following the attacks on the World Trade Center. The festival is run as a business by Tribeca Enterprises and supports emerging and established artists, discovers award-winning filmmakers and introduces new technology and ideas through panels discussions, premieres, exhibitions, and live performances. This fest brings hundred thousand of people in and out of America.
Pune International Film Festival is held every year in the city of Pune, in the state of Maharashtra in India. PIFF is jointly organized by the Maharashtra State Government and Pune Film Foundation. This fest screens best of Indian cinema and world cinema in different languages and genres. Restored classical movies are also screened here every year. The main purpose of this fest is to focus on talented filmmakers and bring them to limelight. Film school students and independent filmmakers in India showing their interest to screen their movies and attend this festival.