Film festivals are organized extended presentation of films in one or more cinemas or screening venues and most of all either in a single city or region. In addition, film festivals show some films outdoors also. Furthermore, Films probably of recent date and, depending upon the festival’s focus, can also include international and domestic releases.
Raindance Film Festival – The festival started in 1992. It operates throughout major cities like, London, Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Budapest, Berlin and Brussels.
2. San Francisco International Film Festival – The festival started in 1957. And Abbreviated as SFIFF is among the longest running film festivals in the America.
3. Melbourne International Film Festival – The festival founded in 1952. And Abbreviated as MIFF is an annual film festival operates for over three weeks in Melbourne, Australia.
4. Berlin International Film Festival – The festival founded in 1951. Furthermore, And known as Berlinale operates annually in Berlin, Germany.
5. Hong Kong International Film Festival – The festival founded in 1976. And Abbreviated as HKIFF is one of Asia’s oldest international film festival. The festival features different movies and also filmmakers from different countries in Hong Kong.
6. Sundance Film Festival – This festival began in 1978. It is a program of the Sundance Institute. It takes place annually in Park City, Utah, United States.
7. Toronto Film Festival – This festival’s inaugural event took place on October 18 through 24, 1976. TIFF, stylized as tiff is one of the biggest and also largest publicly attended film festivals in the globe.
8. Cannes Film Festival – This festival founded in 1946. Festival de Cannes, named until 2002 as the International Film Festival is an annual film festival operates in Cannes, France. Most of all, It previews new films of all genres, in addition it also previews documentaries from all around the world.
9. Tribeca Film Festival – This festival started in 2002. It is a prominent film festival operates in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan. It showcase a diverse selection of independent films.
10. Seattle international Film Festival – This festival started since 1976. And Abbreviated as SIFF held annually in Seattle, Washington is among the top film festivals in North America.
11. Sydney Film Festival – The Sydney Film Festival is an annual film festival held in Sydney, Australia. It lasts usually over 12 days in June, Since 1947.
12. Edinburgh International Film Festival – This festival established since 1947. And Abbreviated as EIFF is an annual fortnight of film screenings taking place each June. Edinburgh Film house is the festival’s venue. Furthermore, It is the world’s oldest continually running film festival.
13. Nantucket Film Festival – The Nantucket Film Festival is a film festival founded in 1996 which focuses on screenwriting. Location of this Festival is Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States.
14. Locarno Film Festival – The Locarno Festival (formerly known the Festival del film Locarno and commonly called to as the Locarno Film Festival is an annual film festival held every August in Locarno, Switzerland. This festival founded in 1946.
15. Telluride Film Festival – The festival started in 1974. The Telluride Film Festival is a film festival operates in Telluride, Colorado, U.S.
16. Zurich Film Festival – Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) is an annual film festival operates since 2009 in Zurich, Switzerland.
17. BFI London Film Festival – This festival started in 1953. The BFI London Film Festival is an annual film festival operates in the United Kingdom, running in the second half of October with cooperation from the British Film Institute.
18. Chicago International Film Festival – This festival Founded in 1964. In addition, It is the longest-running competitive film festival in North America.
19. Dubai International Film Festival – The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) is the leading film festival in the region since 2004.
20. Mumbai Film Festival – This festival started in 1997. The Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI) is a public trust which organizes the annual international film festival in Mumbai known as the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF).