World Cinema Antwerp: A film festival you need to know about
Antwerp is only a few miles from the Brussels international airport, World Cinema Antwerp is a unique film and unproduced script event that is celebrating the best and most popular independent and studio films from the global film industry, and has wonderful opportunities for the business of film.
Our film festival is all held in one convenient location; all of the screenings, workshops, meetings, networking, industry professionals, awards night and even hotel rooms. That means that we will always be there, supporting you and your project from before the festival starts to the closing ceremony. So we won’t be hard to find, or difficult to locate, we know how important it is for festival organizers to be on hand and to supply that all important personal touch. How do we know? We know because we already have huge experience in running other film festivals and from that we also know how to make it a better experience for you. With us, it will be.
Independent filmmakers and creatives face many challenges; the large competition for viewers’ attention, finding funding and getting a distributor can only be overcome by the industry coming together and creating opportunities for those who need and deserve it. Our festival’s aim is to create an opportunity for filmmakers to show their work to the right audience at our intimate and relaxing events, and get one step closer to success by receiving recognition for their art.
We have built a small but exceptional professional network of industry professional that will look at all nominated films entered 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 and unproduced script in the marketplace, 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 or unproduced script, they will as with many films over the years of our other festivals, make things happen.
We are unique in the amount of platforms and festivals 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.
The festival is very keen to discover new talent and act as a springboard for creation. The development of the producers network gives filmmakers an opportunity to pitch their future production.
The film festival will draw to a close on a glamorous red carpet awards ceremony recognizing unrivaled ideas, productions and film concepts. Prestigious filmmaker trophy awards are presented to the finest films entered. The International Film Festival is a global forum for you to network, discover future trends and achieve commercial success on a worldwide level.
Our international film festival is like no other international film festival. We put you – the filmmaker – in front of potential investors in any new production you may be considering, we put your movie in front of potential distribution and sales to look at the possibility of offering you real deals and real help for you the filmmaker, look at our program read the short bios of the professional attending, join us and put your movie in a market place.
Film entry information:
World Cinema Antwerp’s final deadline for submissions is 15th July 2020. The event will be from October third to the tenth of 2020. For more information or to submit your work you can check out this link.