Throughout the year, various film events take place. Many young people are now showing their
interest in filmmaking. These events motivate them to learn and produce great films. Following
are some of the upcoming events.
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Date: 2 -16 January, 2017
Venue: California, USA.
The organisers of this festival believe that film is an art that has the power to bridge cultures and
enhance the human experience. This festival is held to educate, enrich, entertain, and initiate
cultrural dialogue. It celebrates cinematic excellence in any language. It promotes the film to
audiences to inspire creativity. It acts as an extensive forum for multicultural exchange.
Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Date: February 1-11, 2017
Venue: California, USA
It is a non-profit and the educational rumour that is dedicated to finding and showcasing the best
in independent and international cinema. It will showcase more than 200 films in 11 days. It
attracts thousands of attendees each year. After showing the films, Q&A sessions are conducted.
International Film Festival Berlin
Date: February 9-19, 2017
Venue: Berlin, Germany
This festival shows more than 400 films every year. You will be able to see films of every genre,
format and length. There are special presentations that give new perspectives and gives insight
into key themes.
The 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
Date: April 6-9, 2017
Venue: North Carolina, USA
It exhibits about 100 documentary films. If you are a documentary filmmaker, you can submit
your film to this festival. Applications are accepted in two categories. Awards are given to the
These festivals motivate filmmakers from around the world to make great films. The festivals
also offer the opportunity to showcase new talents and reach a great number of audiences