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  • New Directors | New Films
    Long Review | Dementia 13
    25.06.2018
    Filmed in nine days and released in 1963, Francis Ford Coppola's “Dementia 13” leads us to... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Interview | Franziska M. Hoenisch
    24.06.2018
    For us, a very dear director, whose career has always been linked to FEST. Franziska Hoenisch... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Winners FEST 2018
    24.06.2018
    The winners of FEST - New Directors | New Films 2018 have been announced. More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Team Tips | Production Team - 23 JUN
    23.06.2018
    The Mars Generation 10h30 | Cinema Casino "The Mars Generation" relaunches our attention... More

  • Pitching Forum
    Pitching Forum 2018 winners
    23.06.2018
    We have the list of winners for this year's edition of Pitching Forum, the section that allows... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Long Review | I'm Not a Witch
    22.06.2018
    From the quietness of the prairies, somewhere in Zambia, the chants and the cries of women... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Interview | Pedro Lino
    22.06.2018
    A Portuguese by birth, a Londoner of habits, Pedro Lino studied art and design before dedicating... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Check here yesterday's highlights
    21.06.2018
    On its third day out masterclass calendar streched with session occupying Centro Multimeios... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Interview | Fernando Vasquez talks about FEST
    21.06.2018
    A 14 years old festival, still in its teenage years. Getting here wasn’t easy, there were inevitably... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Long Review | Blue My Mind
    20.06.2018
    It is always difficult for a teenager to deal with the feeling of being ‘weird’. Lisa Brühlmann’s... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    North Korea in focus in the section Be Kind Rewind
    19.06.2018
    Considering the theme of FEST - New Directors | New Films Festival 2018,  Borders, North Korea... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Long Review | Winter Brothers
    19.06.2018
    Hlynur Palmason | DEN, ISL | 100'   After the short film “Seven Boats” (2014), Hlynur Palmason,... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Interview | Alexandra Wesolowski
    19.06.2018
    Born in Katowice, Poland, Alexandra Wesolowski studied political science at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität... More

  • Training Ground
    Training Ground program is officially closed
    15.06.2018
    The Training Ground program is officially closed! Just 3 days away from the beginning of FEST... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST 2018 Digital Program
    04.06.2018
    In this ever changing contemporary world the physical borders that separate all nations on... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Features competing for Golden Lynx and Special Screenings
    01.06.2018
    After a year of traveling through several festivals of the international circle and analyzing... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Shorts competing for the Silver Lynx e Portuguese Grand Prix
    30.05.2018
      Today we announce the selected for two major short films competitive sections: Silver Lynx... More

  • Pitching Forum
    Selected projects for FEST - Pitching Forum 2018
    30.05.2018
    We have the pleasure to announce the selected projects for FEST - Pitching Forum 2018. More... More

  • Training Ground
    Preliminary Program for FEST - Training Ground released
    30.05.2018
    As time brings us closer to another edition of FEST - the 14th - we present you the preliminary... More

  • Training Ground
    Larry Smith and João Ribeiro confirmed at FEST - Training Ground
    29.05.2018
    Our two most recent additions to the Training Ground speakers panel share one thing: both have... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    NEXXT brings you the best of academic cinema
    29.05.2018
    A festival that aspires to discover the latest talent in filmmaking could never be kept too... More

  • Training Ground
    Training Ground parallel activities
    22.05.2018
    There are 3 main sections of FEST - New Directors | New Films Festival, the Film Program, Training... More

  • Training Ground
    Two time Oscar winner director Asghar Farhadi confirmed at FEST - Training Ground
    21.05.2018
    We are so honoured to announce that the two time Academy Award winner Asghar Farhadi is coming... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FESTinha bringing new films to young minds
    17.05.2018
    With sessions directed to three different age groups (below 6 yo, between 6 and 12 and below... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Beach Cinema promises a sea of emotions
    14.05.2018
    The beach marks the border between land and sea. Besides being the place where these two different... More

  • Training Ground
    Oscar Winner Christopher Hampton and 4 more guest speakers confirmed for FEST - TG
    11.05.2018
    We start with Christopher Hampton, the highly acclaimed screenwriter who won the Oscar and... More

  • Training Ground
    FEST - Training Ground pass for 57,99€, only for 40 hours
    10.05.2018
    It’s 40 days until FEST kicks off and to show you how committed we are, we’ll give you 40 hours... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Team advice for a great FEST week
    10.05.2018
    We are less than a month away from FEST, so we understand that the concerns with the trip may... More

  • Training Ground
    Composer Stephen Warbeck will be at FEST - Training Ground
    09.05.2018
    Our latest confirmation, besides being the third Oscar winner amongst the Training Ground 2018... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    TOP 10 | Best soundtracks
    07.05.2018
    We all have those musics that help us get through the day, the ones we recognize at the very... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST 2018: Flavours of the World Program Revealed
    27.04.2018
    In an edition dedicated to borders and ways to accept or go through them, a retrospective of... More

  • Training Ground
    Stephan Elliot confirmed masterclass at FEST - Training Ground
    20.04.2018
    With May approaching fast this year’s Training Ground line-up is filling up quickly with good... More

  • Training Ground
    Francesca Jaynes and Dale Mercer, more two confirmations for FEST - Training Ground 2018
    18.04.2018
    Work in dance and movement in film can be extremely challenging. There are a host of details... More

  • Training Ground
    Film Editor Valerio Bonelli confirmed Masterclasse in FEST - Training Ground
    13.04.2018
    We bring you another confirmation:an Italian editor with a very complete and highly achieved... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Aspect Ratios and the Stories They Tell
    10.04.2018
    Although it is never the first thing that comes to mind when you think about a movie, aspect... More

  • Training Ground
    Scandar Copti confirmed for FEST - Training Ground 2018
    09.04.2018
    Scandar Copti is coming to Espinho, bringing once again his workshop on Techniques For Directing... More

  • Training Ground
    David Seidler and Angela Allen confirmed Masterclass in FEST - Training Ground
    06.04.2018
    It's not every day we get to confirm such keynote speakers as these two:an Oscar Winner Scriptwriter... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    TOP 10 | Films about borders
    28.03.2018
    A border is much more than a line where a place ends and the other starts: this is the motto... More

  • Training Ground
    Roman Coppola confirmed for FEST - Training Ground 2018
    23.03.2018
    We are so very excited to bring you these news:Roman Coppola is coming to FEST -  Training... More

  • Pitching Forum
    How to prepare a project for a Pitch
    09.03.2018
    There are times when you need to make the world your oyster and show what you worth: preparing... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Shortcutz and FEST join forces
    28.02.2018
    Shortcutz is an urban and international short films movement with implementation in several... More

  • Training Ground
    First Names announced for FEST - Training Ground
    14.02.2018
    With 18 weeks left until FEST - New Directors | New Films Festival, the Film Program, which... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    RETROSPECTIVE
    12.02.2018
    2017 was an important year for FEST in regards to the film programing, and everything else... More

  • Pitching Forum
    Interview with Ceylan Özgün Özçelik, director of "Inflame"
    12.02.2018
    Since we're packing up our things to go to Berlin we found it appropriate to have a throwback... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST at Berlinale 2018
    10.02.2018
    As it’s traditional around this time, the Berlin International Film Festival brings hundreds... More

  • Pitching Forum
    FEST - Pitching Forum 2017: a retrospective
    07.02.2018
    The 2017 edition of FEST – Pitching Forum was the most sucessful one to date. It counted around... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST 2018: A brief explanation of the theme
    24.01.2018
    The theme for the 2018 edition of FEST - New Directors | New Films Festival is Borders. Whether... More

  • Training Ground
    FESTivities Campaign
    08.12.2017
    Christmas is almost here and as gift aficionados we couldn’t pass the opportunity to offer... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    top 10 most memorable and iconic moustaches in Film
    24.11.2017
    A discussion arose at FEST headquarters, partially because it’s November, partially because... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    PREMIERING THIS WEEK | OCTOBER 26
    26.10.2017
    The refugee crisis, homosexuality and pathological narcissism: this week we highlight the films... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    PREMIERING THIS WEEK | OCTOBER 20
    20.10.2017
    From the story of a serial killer who, with the first snowfall, returns to kill, the connection... More

  • Training Ground
    FEST FILM LAB brings Béla Tarr to Espinho for a 2 week workshop
    13.10.2017
    FEST is delighted to announce the return of one of its most illustrious guest speakers in the... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    PREMIERING THIS WEEK | OCTOBER 12
    12.10.2017
    This week we highlight six films. To “The Queen of Spain” and “Al Berto”, films performed by... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST 2018: Film Submission Period open
    12.09.2017
    We start off FEST 2018 with two good news.   The first one is a calendar note: In 2018, FEST... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST 2017 Winners
    26.06.2017
    With the end of the 13th edition of FEST - Festival New Filmmakers | New Cinema at sight, we... More

  • Report FEST - 25 June
    26.06.2017
    And FEST is finished for this year! Eddy Joseph, Salomé Lamas and Jennifer Parker closed our... More

  • FEST closing ceremony starts at 6 PM
    25.06.2017
    We would like to invite you to the closing ceremony of the 13th edtion of FEST - New Directors... More

  • BE KIND REWIND | Off The Wall
    25.06.2017
      Amidst the features that make FEST so special year after year is Be Kind Rewind, a thematic... More

  • Report FEST - 24 June
    25.06.2017
    The sixth day of FEST couldn’t have done better! It was time for  Ed Lachman: Live commentary:... More

  • Highlights 24 June
    24.06.2017
    What not to miss today! More

  • Report FEST - 23 JUNE
    24.06.2017
    FEST continues! On 23 June, many participants attended the Masterclass by Allan Starski. The... More

  • Highlights 23 June
    23.06.2017
    What not to miss today in FEST! More

  • Report 22 June
    23.06.2017
    FEST continues! Yesterday Ed Lachman's masterclass "Through The Lens: A DOP Perspective" was... More

  • Training Ground
    Interview | Melissa Leo
    23.06.2017
    We talk acting, learning, and playing strong women with the Oscar-winning actress Melissa Leo. More

  • New Directors | New Films
    EXPERIMENTAL AND ANIMATION SHORTS | 23 June
    23.06.2017
    It´s interesting to see how the animation and experimental formats have been constantly explored,... More

  • Highlights 22 June
    22.06.2017
    What not to miss today in FEST! More

  • Report FEST - 21 June
    22.06.2017
    The Highlight for 21th June was the masterclass by the film sculptor Brian Muir - Sculpting... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST Surf
    22.06.2017
    Surfing by day, films at night – if that sounds like your ideal lifestyle, you've come to the... More

  • HIGHLIGHTS 21 JUNE
    21.06.2017
    What to see, hear and participate today at FEST! More

  • Report FEST - 20 June
    21.06.2017
    FEST has already started! The 20th of June featured the screening of Old Stone at Multimeios... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Highlights 20 June
    20.06.2017
    What to see, hear and participate today at FEST! More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Opening Ceremony
    20.06.2017
    The 13th FEST could not have started better, with a sold out Centro Multimeios in Espinho for... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST starts tomorrow with a program full of new voices to discover
    18.06.2017
    The 13th edition of FEST – New Directors, New Films Festival in Espinho is about to start.... More

  • Training Ground
    Training Ground: Full Program
    18.06.2017
    The official programme for this year's edition of Training Ground is already closed. The line-up... More

  • Training Ground
    Nuno Lopes at FEST Training Ground!
    15.06.2017
    As the festival draws near, more and more top experts confirm their presence at FEST Training... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    EFFE distinguishes FEST
    13.06.2017
    FEST recognized by EFFE - Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe. More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Feature Film - Golden Lynx Competition and Closing Session
    06.06.2017
    The endless months of working and intense film watching have resulted in one of the most eclectic... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FESTinha Competition
    31.05.2017
    Our trip through this year's film program is reaching its end, but not without first revealing... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Be Kind Rewind, Flavours of the World and Fest Surf
    29.05.2017
    As it has been mentioned before, this year’s film program is perhaps the most provocative in... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    National Competition and Nexxt
    28.05.2017
    As we continue through this voyage through this year’s selection, the time has come to reveal... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Silver Lynx Competition Part 2 - Fiction Shorts
    27.05.2017
    Today we reveal the remaining part of Silver Lynx Competition: our Short Fiction selection.... More

  • Training Ground
    Oscar Winner Melissa Leo confirmed for FEST - Training Ground
    26.05.2017
    Only a few weeks away from FEST Training Ground, were delighted to announce the return of one... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Silver Lynx Competition Part 1 - Documentary, Animation, Experimental Shorts
    26.05.2017
    Following yesterday's publication, we now proceed with the first take on the Silver Lynx. FEST’s... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Warm up
    25.05.2017
    FEST is as usual happening in Espinho, but not before making a quick stop in Oporto. On the... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    DOME KARUKOSKI'S "TOM OF FINLAND" OPENS FEST 2017
    25.05.2017
    Now that we are only four weeks away from the opening of the 13th edition of FEST – New Directors... More

  • Training Ground
    Oscar Nominated screen composer Gary Yershon is coming to Fest - Training Ground
    18.05.2017
    Garyʼs career composing music for drama spans 40 years and encompasses scores for the leading... More

  • Training Ground
    Iain Smith, Mad Max: Fury Road producer confirmed in FEST - Training Ground
    18.05.2017
    Iain Smith, who recently produced “Mad Max: Fury Road”, was born in Glasgow and graduated from... More

  • Training Ground
    Ed Lachman, notable DOP confirmed at FEST - TRAINING GROUND
    10.05.2017
    Ed Lachman is one of the most notorious DOPs of our generation. With a career that spans over... More

  • Training Ground
    Acclaimed title designer Richard Morrison at FEST Training Ground
    03.05.2017
    Richard Morrison is one of the most prolific designers of TV and film title sequences and channel... More

  • Training Ground
    Allan Starski, legend of Production Design, confirmed for Training Ground!
    02.05.2017
    Allan Starski is one of the top Production Designers working today with more than 45 Production... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering this Week | APRIL 7
    07.04.2017
    From an artist who used her art to defend what she believed in, to someone who unexpectedly... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering this Week | March 16
    14.03.2017
    This week we talk about a story about strength “Aquarius”, another about difficult family relations... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering this Week | March 9
    09.03.2017
    This week, our highlight goes to the expected “Saint Jorge”, directed by Marco Martins and... More

  • Training Ground
    Darth Vader’s mask sculptor is coming to FEST – Training Ground
    07.03.2017
    Fest is thrilled to announce Brian Muir’s presence at this year’s Training Ground. Brian Ian... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Free e-book | Winning Your Audiences. Movie Marketing in the Connected World
    06.03.2017
    FEST 2016 speaker Ben Johnson is the CEO of Gruvi, a technology based media agency that helps... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST winner selected for the Tribeca Film Festival
    03.03.2017
    The newest film of Dome Karukoski “Tom of Finland” was selected for the Tribeca Film Festival,... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering this Week | March 4
    02.03.2017
    Still in the Oscars aftermath, we recommend you three films that are premiering in Portugal.   Mal... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    TOP 10 | Best films nominated for The Oscars 2017
    25.02.2017
    With the award ceremony for this year Oscars' this Sunday, we decided to do a TOP 10 from all... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Filmmaker of the Month | Cristele Alves Meira
    22.02.2017
    At a time when race, immigration and women's issues are hot topics of the day, it is a happy... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST’s awarded filmmakers win at the Berlinale and in Clermont Ferrand
    22.02.2017
    Past participants from FEST have been leaving their imprint among many top festivals – from... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering This Week | February 23
    21.02.2017
    This week we highlight four films, among them the so awaited sequel of Trainspotting who arrives... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering This Week | February 16
    14.02.2017
    This week, we highlight films from Brazil, from Germany and from the United States.   Don’t... More

  • Training Ground
    FIRST TRAINING GROUND SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED
    09.02.2017
    It is with great pleasure that we write to you today, from cold Berlin, on the first day of... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering This Week | February 9
    08.02.2017
    This week "Jackie" will première in Portugal – directed by Pablo Larraín, with Natalie Portman... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST at the Berlinale | Party Like It's Portugal
    07.02.2017
    FEST is going to Berlin, from the 8th to the 15th of February. If you're around, you can meet... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering this Week | February 2
    31.01.2017
    This week we highlighted two feature films and one documentary, which will only premiere at... More

  • Pitching Forum
    Pitching Forum: INFLAME has it's world premiere at the Berlinale
    27.01.2017
    Turkish writer/director Ceylan Özgün Özçelik's debut feature INFLAME, that was at FEST -... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering this Week | January 26
    25.01.2017
    Oscars nominated are announced and now we’re only one month away to know who are the winners.... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    And the nominees are...
    24.01.2017
    We already know who are the nominees for the 88th Oscars' Cerimony, that happens on the 26th... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Filmmaker of the Month: Tobias Nölle
    18.01.2017
    Europe has entered 2017 in what promises to be a particularly cold winter, with much of the... More

  • Pitching Forum
    Submissions to Pitching Forum are opened
    17.01.2017
    The submissions for Pitching Forum are now open. The event occurs at the same time as FEST... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering this Week | January 19
    16.01.2017
    This week we have less Portuguese premieres, contrasting to last week. So our highlight goes... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering this Week | January 12
    11.01.2017
    Right after the Golden Globes, and already with our eyes in the Oscars, we leave you with a... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Berlinale: program announced, Portugal shines again in 2017
    10.01.2017
    The official selection of the Berlinale has been released. The festival happens in less than... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Premiering this Week | December 29th
    26.12.2016
    "Premiering this Week" will choose the best films that are premiering in Portugal, as the title... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    TOP 15 films of 2016
    24.12.2016
      In the last month of the year, the FEST team chose the best feature films that premiered... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Filmmaker of the Month: Dimitris Argyriou
    22.12.2016
    It is hard to think of Greek cinema without immediately being transported to the sick and... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Berlinale: a Portuguese film and Fernando Trueba’s lastest work among first films announced
    15.12.2016
    The first 14 films present in the catalogue of the 67th edition of the Berlinale were announced... More

  • A film from FEST wins 2016 European Short Film
    11.12.2016
    The film “9 Days – From My Window in Aleppo”, which was in FEST | New Directors New Films’... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Filmmaker of the Month: Maximilien van Aertryck
    17.11.2016
    © Isak Bodin Alfredsson     It is astounding to observe how much the documentary format... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST's Top 10 Halloween films to watch this year
    30.10.2016
      It's that time of the year again - vampires are out cruising for blood, black cats hissing... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Filmmaker of the Month: October (Ioana Mischie)
    18.10.2016
     As we reach the middle of October it is time to reveal which young filmmaker we believe deserves... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Filmmaking tips by some of the most influential directors in history
    10.10.2016
    The good folks at Cinephilia and Beyond have had their eyes wide open on the great series of... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Filmmaker of the Month: Pedro Magano
    29.09.2016
    As we kick of the preparations for the 13th edition of FEST it is hard, if not impossible,... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Film submissions for FEST 2017 are finally open
    28.09.2016
    The film submission process for the 13th edition of FEST – New Directors | New Films Festival... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Top 10 Best Debut Features in the last 12 years
    27.09.2016
    As FEST began showing its first signs of life back in 2004 it is hard not to look back at the... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    First teaser of “Tom of Finland” by Dome Karukoski is launched
    20.09.2016
    It is hard not to get excited with the brand new teaser for “Tom of Finland”, the up coming... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    FEST 2017 between the 19th and the 26th of June
    19.09.2016
    Some would be intimidated by such a phenomenon, but we are quickly getting ready for the upcoming... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Kuba Czekaj's new films premieres in Gdynia
    19.09.2016
    It has been recently announced that Kuba Czekaj's new film, “The Erlprince” is premiering in... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    San Sebastian Film Festival kicks off with a scent of FEST
    16.09.2016
    The San Sebastian International Film Festival kicks off today, and there is no need to dig... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    2016 Golden Linx Award Winners
    29.06.2016
    After a flash publication of this year's winners list it is time to get to the details More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Flavours of the World program revealed
    13.06.2016
      A week away from the official launch of the event, we are delighted to let you know our... More

  • Pitching Forum
    Filmarket Hub opens new horizons for the FEST Pitching Forum projects
    09.06.2016
    For a second consecutive year FEST New Directors | New Films is collaborating with Filmarket Hub to offer the projects selected in the Pitching Forum a chance to find producers and co-producers on their... More

  • Training Ground
    "Elizabeth" cinematographer Remi Adefarasin at Training Ground
    07.06.2016
    Cinematographer Remi Adefarasin will be at FEST Training Ground 2016 to share his extensive... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Festinha and Fest Social programs revealed
    07.06.2016
    We are coming close to the end of this avalanche of revelations, but we still have a few chapters... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Anouncement of Be Kind Rewind Section
    06.06.2016
    We return to the public announcement of our film program for this coming edition.  More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Features Competition and Special Screenings
    01.06.2016
    As we enter June, and the event is only weeks away, we are delighted to let our Feature Film... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Short Fiction Film Competition for FEST 2016
    31.05.2016
    A new week calls for new announcements and we begin by revealing our extraordinary Short Fiction... More

  • Training Ground
    Pete Travis, director of "Vantage Point", "Dredd" and "Omagh" confirmed as a speaker in TG
    29.05.2016
    The director of “Endgame” actually had a late start in his filmmaking career - before becoming... More

  • Training Ground
    Skilled Senior Colourist Ross Baker at FEST Training Ground
    27.05.2016
    Halo’s senior Colorist Ross Baker is known as one of the hottest creatives on London’s post... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Short Documentary Competition unleashed
    27.05.2016
    Before the weekend's arrival we unleash the 11 short documentary films that make up our Silver... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Experimental Short Film competition is announced
    26.05.2016
    We continue revealing our film program gradually. This time around it is the chance to find... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Announcement of Short Animation Selection
    25.05.2016
    After months of analyzing the over 2500 film submissions FEST received this year we have finally... More

  • Training Ground
    Editor extraordinaire Mick Audsley flies Sprocket Rocket Soho to Training Ground
    23.05.2016
    It’s the first Sprocket Rocket Soho first event abroad, and it will happen at FEST! On the... More

  • Training Ground
    Legendary director Béla Tarr confirmed as a speaker at Training Ground
    17.05.2016
    Béla Tarr is one of the most appraised directors today and is responsible for films that are... More

  • Training Ground
    Mark Sanger, Oscar winning editor, at Training Ground
    04.05.2016
    Mark Sanger is an Oscar winning film editor ("Gravity") with extensive experience in the industry.... More

  • Training Ground
    Sound Editing Legend Eddy Joseph back to the TG
    30.04.2016
    Eddy Joseph has worked in over 80 films, with all the biggest names in the film business and has... More

  • Training Ground
    Game of Thrones production designer Gemma Jackson at Training Ground
    28.04.2016
    Another big name confirmed for this year’s Training Ground: art director and production designer... More

  • Training Ground
    Garry Maddison, VFX colorist of The Dark Knight Rises, at the Training Ground
    19.04.2016
    Another heavyweight speaker has been confirmed for the Training Ground. We are pleased to announce... More

  • Training Ground
    8500€ MPXA Scholarship for Training Ground participants
    06.04.2016
    The Executive Master in Audiovisual Production and Management (MPXA) has opened inscriptions... More

  • Training Ground
    Oscar nominated editor Joe Walker in the Training Ground
    06.04.2016
    Another heavyweight speaker has been confirmed for the Training Ground. We are pleased to announce... More

  • Pitching Forum
    ENVY partners with FEST Pitching Forum for Documentary Award
    05.04.2016
    Envy, one of the biggest post-production houses in Europe is now a FEST partner. With several... More

  • New Directors | New Films
    CP (Trains of Portugal) is now a FEST partner
    01.04.2016
    FEST announces a new partnership with CP – Comboios de Portugal (CP – Trains of Portugal). This... More

  • Pitching Forum
    New HALO award for Fiction Feature at the Pitching Forum
    18.03.2016
    To add to the prize of three months of mentorship by a top expert, Pitching Forum now has... More

  • Training Ground
    HIGHLIGHTS 22 JUNE . TRAINING GROUND
    04.03.2016
    What to see, hear and participate today at FEST! More

  • New Directors | New Films
    Flavours of the World - Iran
    04.03.2016
    What to see, hear and participate today at FEST! More

  • Training Ground
    HIGHLIGHTS 22 JUNE . TRAINING GROUND
    04.03.2016
    What to see, hear and participate today at FEST! More

  • Training Ground
    HIGHLIGHTS 24 JUNE . TRAINING GROUND
    04.03.2016
    What to see, ear and participate today at FEST! More

  • Training Ground
    HIGHLIGHTS 25 JUNE . TRAINING GROUND (1)
    04.03.2016
    What to see, ear and participate today at FEST! More

  • Pitching Forum
    FEST Pitching Forum: Goldcrest Award for Best Short Film
    01.03.2016
    FEST announces, in partnership with Goldcrest Films- one of the biggest post-producer, producer... More

  • Training Ground
    Gareth Wiley is back to Training Ground
    11.02.2016
    FEST proudly announces the return of Gareth Wiley to this year’s edition. The Golden Globe... More