Meet our 2023 Festivals Hub Partners!


Cairo International Film Festival

Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) is one of the oldest festivals in the Arab world and Africa and the only arab festivals to be accredited by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF) under the category A. The festival aims to contribute towards the development of the art and science of film and encourage intercultural dialogue.

The Chicago International Film Festival

The 59th Chicago International Film Festival (October 11 – 22, 2023) is North America’s longest-running competitive international film festival showcasing the best in international and independent cinema. This festival of discovery presents the work of rising filmmakers alongside established masters in an impressive selection of competitive and non-competitive programming. Industry Days is the Festival’s hub for filmmakers and industry to connect and exchange ideas and expertise.

Cineli Digital

Founded in 2014 by high experienced people in movie post technics we are based in Paris and have been involved in international projects from South America, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe. CINELI DIGITAL provides high expertise services in TV and film mastering, versioning, subtitling, and hard-of-hearing and visually impaired add-ons for movie production and distribution companies.

Cordillera International Film Festival

As a champion of diverse voices, the Cordillera Int’l Film Festival, located in Nevada, in the beautiful Reno Tahoe region, has quickly become one FilmFreeway’s Top 100 best reviewed festivals out of 10,000 world-wide. With an average annual attendance of 18K, Cordillera’s 5-Day film festival, featuring 150+ films, celebrity panels, red carpet premieres, parties and a Grand Jury made up of iconic industry leaders, brings audiences together to celebrate the power of storytelling through film.


La Vingt-Cinquième Heure is a production and distribution company founded in 2012. Since March 2020, La Vingt-Cinquième Heure has created CUULT’, a marketplace allowing cinemas and festivals to broadcast their programs in their geo-localized virtual rooms and to share them, in person and/or virtual. Each event can be interactive thanks to an integrated chat feature which encourages the organization of debates. CUULT’ enables cinemas, festivals and film distributors to offer better access to their programming, particularly for audiences with disabilities, and to increase their revenues.


Eventival is a Czech company founded in 2009 active mainly in the film industry by providing festivals and institutions with a CRM that serves as their data archive and logistical toolbox. Event organizers rely on Eventival at every stage of the planning and production process – when collecting, reviewing, and publishing film entries; selling accreditations, inviting filmmakers and guests; preparing industry events and 1 to 1 meetings; and handling communication, sponsor relations and marketing. Used by festivals of all kinds on every continent, Eventival is by far the most widely used festival software in the world, and it helps make organizing festivals less stressful and attending them more pleasant.


FilmFest is a service operated by L’Agence du court métrage which allows festivals to manage their call for entries and directors and producers to submit their films to numerous festivals. This tool was carried out in 2007 by French industry institutions with the aim of standardizing festival submission procedures and simplifying short film distribution. FilmFest it’s 30 calls for films open at all times, 6000 new films each year and more than 100 different nationalities.


FIAPF – the International Federation of Film Producers Associations – is the only producers association with a global reach representing 36 national producers organisations from 28 countries. We represent the economic, legal and regulatory interests of film and TV production industries.
FIAPF activities also include the Accreditation Program for International Film Festivals, a unique trust contract between festivals and producers guaranteeing the best possible promotion of films. Accredited festivals are a diverse community fuelling a unique platform for knowledge sharing.

JIO MAMI Mumbai Film Festival

Since 1997, Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival has brought the best of contemporary cinema from across the world to the city of Mumbai, India. With a new focus on South Asia and first-time filmmakers, Jio MAMI this year is committed to building an ecosystem for new cinematic voices and facilitating the exchange of ideas, collaborations, and business opportunities while bringing the best of world cinema to Mumbai. The 2023 edition of Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival will take place from Oct 27 – Nov 5.

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is ranked by FIAPF among the most prestigious world film festivals and is considered the most important film event in Central and Eastern Europe.
It introduces film industry representatives and press from all around the world to the newest local production, and presents new quality films from the rest of the world to Central and Eastern Europe’s own industry and press. Due to its highly-regarded programming, quality facilities, and unique atmosphere, the Karlovy Vary IFF has become the key annual event for buyers, distributors, festival programmers, sales agents, journalists, and filmmakers.

Locarno Film Festival

Conceived in 1946, the Locarno Film Festival is a platform for the rebirth of freedom of artistic expression, and since its inception the event has hosted the boldest, most avant-garde and innovative forms of filmmaking. The Festival offers films, talks, events, concerts and art exhibitions, creating year after year a multi-faceted community that converges on Piazza Grande for the evening screenings. Locarno’s picturesque main square becomes Europe’s biggest open-air theater, where an audience of up to 8,000 people can gather to watch international premieres and enjoy a unique viewing experience.


Siesta is over! Fueled by the vibrating moment Spanish cinema is living, Panoramica is the new tool for international festivals and programmers to access a curated catalog of awarded Spanish features. Individually or in packages, they’re ready to be shown online through Panoamica’s own streaming services that will fuse with each festivals design and website. It’s a prêt-à-porter service. It is powered by PLAY Acció Cultural, a non-profit cultural entity with two decades of history, devoted to the promotion of film and new talents.

Sarajevo Film Festival

Sarajevo Film Festival is an international film festival with a specific goal of supporting and promoting South-Eastern European cinema and authors. To this end, Sarajevo Film Festival also founded a regional Co-Production Market CineLink and established an educational programme Sarajevo Talent Campus. Sarajevo Film Festival represents the main meeting place for all regional producers and authors and is recognized by film professionals from all over the world as the pinnacle point for networking.

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) is Northern Europe’s biggest and only A-class film event. In 2023, the festival dates are 3-19 November; Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event will run on 13-27 November, including Discovery Campus – an international education programme for young professionals.
The 5 competitive sections include the Official Selection, First Feature, Rebels with a Cause, Baltic Competition and freshly introduced Critic’s Picks. The submissions are open until 24 August 2023.


At VOSTAO, we specialize in providing top-notch subtitling services, mainly for festivals or season events. Our team of professionals ensures that first of all, the subtitles are accurately translated and presented, while also preserving the intended message and tone. Then we can provide ready-to-use subtitles for the festival to engrave them on any kind of medium, or have them engraved on its behalf. If necessary, like when double-subtitling is required, we do virtual subtitling, and ensure the projection of the subtitle is exactly synchronized to the screening of the movie.


Votemo is an expert in Audience Award Voting and Audience Engagement.
We work with Film Festivals globally to run their Audience Awards on autopilot and increase community building through the year. Trusted by Tallinn Black Nights FF, Marche du Film, EFM and Berlinale, Montclair FF, Hot Docs and others.



Founded by independent film insiders in 2015, Eventive is now the leading platform for in-person and virtual cinema screenings for distributors, filmmakers, film festivals and art houses around the world. Platform offerings include advanced antipiracy and DRM measures, user-friendly ticketing, live event integration, marketing features, and membership support.

The Festival Agency

TFA provides filmmakers & sales agents with full consultancy services on international and festival strategies, and manages bookings from submissions to logistics and servicing. Clients include HanWay Films, StudioCanal, Pathé International, Altitude, XYZ films, Rocket Science and Wildbunch.

Rosa Bosch International

Rosa Bosch has amassed a wide range of experience in the sales, distribution, and production of independent films including The Devil’s Backbone, Calle 54 and Lost in La Mancha. As a producer’s representative, she was instrumental in the international sales and launch of numerous films including Whale Rider and Amores Perros, Most recently, she represented and launched Berlinale award-winner and Oscar® nominee The Quiet Girl and the documentary El Gran Fellove directed by Matt Dillon.Rosa is a member of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She is currently based in Valencia (Spain) and is fluent in four languages: English, Spanish, French, and Italian.

Sane Cinema

Sane Cinema is an initiative that creates awareness about mental health and offers a safe space for film professionals to discuss how to survive in the industry in the long run. As a consultancy Sane Cinema facilitates events which focus on constructive tools for change and peer-to-peer learnings. We collaborate with handpicked international experts, just as we invite filmmakers and cultural organisers to share their own experiences.

Workplace Options

Workplace Options is a wellbeing solutions company founded in 1982 and headquartered in North Carolina. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for employees, enhance productivity and contribute to business success by providing high-quality professional support services. With a team of skilled professionals, Workplace Options is committed to helping companies strengthen their corporate culture, improve productivity and foster employee well-being. Workplace Options has offices in more than 50 countries, enabling it to provide services in more than 200 countries and support more than 79 million employees worldwide.