Milan International Filmmaker Festival

Opening Date: 
August 31, 2017
Earlybird Deadline: 
November 30, 2017
Regular Deadline: 
February 28, 2018
Late Deadline: 
May 31, 2018
Extended Deadline: 
August 31, 2018
Notification Date: 
September 24, 2018
Event Date: 
November 24, 2018 to December 02, 2018
Festival Trailer: 
Festival Description: 

One of the greatest festival in the world to help filmmakers find a market to support their aims with people attending that can give good solid advice to work with established film industry professionals if you wish, screening, meetings, networking, world famous international awards ceremony, we were joined by legendary actress Alice Krige Hollywood actor Daniel Baldwin and Bollywood superstars Sandip Soparrkar and Jess Randhawa just some of what we have created over the years a unique festival with our other festivals a real platform for filmmakers to meet, network, do business festival week.

We have built a small but exceptional professional network of industry professional that will look at all films and will give business and commercial advice, in some cases the distributors attending will make offers to the filmmakers for their work and to work together to put your movies in the market place, we have the people and skills in our professional team to make this happen, if the professional attending feel there is a market for your movie, they will as with many films over the years of our other festival make it happen.

We are unique in the amount of platforms and festival we offer filmmakers, we can create a ripple for your movie to be seen around the world, it all starts here by entering your movie.

Awards & Prizes: 

Winners from each of our categories walk away with a prestigious trophy award in recognition of their talents and achievements in film.

Rules & Terms: 

Our festival has as its objective the promotion of cinematographic art by presenting films of quality and entertainment. The festival is held will do as much business for filmmakers attending as possible, an annual event based in Milan in Italy, it is possible that each film nominated may be presented more than once.

(a) Feature films, documentaries and short subjects of any genre on 8mm, video and DVD are selected by invitation from entries to the festival,

Entries must have been produced within the last five years. All films in a language other than English must be subtitled in English, we also welcome but it is not compulsory to have Italian as well as English subtitles were the film is in neither English or Italian to increase the possible markets, unless dialogue or commentary is unnecessary for comprehension and appreciation. .

The Milan International Filmmaker Festival reserves the right to use excerpts from submitted work for promotional purposes only. The Festival is open to the public as well as attending distribution and sales professionals. We work with a number of accredited national and international press working with the screening venue in Milan, we have TV buyers and film buyers and distributors also attending, you will if your film is nominated have one to one meetings if you wish to talk business on your movie.

Official or professional national organisations and individuals may submit feature and short films to the Festival. Films submitted for pre-selection should arrive no later than 11th of August 2017 and must be shipped as per instructions above. All shipping costs of films must be borne by the sender. Please note: it is not possible for us to return any DVD or tapes, but can be collected by you at the festival... It is the Italy International Film Festival's policy not to offer comments and reasons for films not selected for the programme.

By submitting your film you are agreeing to our festival screening your film during the festival week and using your film for promotional purposes, as well as all the above regulations.

Our connection
Festival Organizers: 
Carl Tooney Festival President
Adam Tinnion Festival Director
Yvonne White Accounts Contact
Festival Contact Information: 

Milan, Italy

Submission Address: 
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