Festivals

Competitive film festivals of the world

Sl No Name of the Festival City Country
1 Berlin International Film Festival Berlin Germany
2 Cairo International Film Festival Cairo Egypt
3 Cannes Film Festival Cannes France
4 International Film Festival of India Goa India
5 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Karlovy Vary Czech Republic
6 Locarno International Film Festival Locarno Switzerland
7 Mar del Plata Film Festival Mar del Plata Argentina
8 Montreal World Film Festival Montreal Canada
9 Moscow International Film Festival Moscow Russia
10 San Sebastián International Film Festival San Sebastián Spain
11 Shanghai International Film Festival Shanghai China
12 Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival Tallinn Estonia
13 Tokyo International Film Festival Tokyo Japan
14 Venice Film Festival Venice Italy
15 Warsaw International Film Festival Warsaw Poland

Non-competitive film festivals of the world

Sl No Name of the Festival City Country
1 Toronto International Film Festival Toronto Canada
2 Vienna International Film Festival – Viennale Vienna Austria

Documentary and short film festivals of the world

Sl No Name of the Festival City Country
1 Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films Bilbao Spain
2 Kraków Film Festival Kraków Poland
3 International Short Film Festival Oberhausen Oberhausen Germany
4 Message to Man International Film Festival St. Petersburg Russia
5 Tampere Film Festival Tampere Finland

Competitive specialised film festivals of the world

Sl No Name of the Festival City Country Speciality
1 International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival Antalya Turkey Asian, central Asian and European films
2  Eurasia International Film Festival Almaty Kazakhstan Asian, central Asian and European films
3 Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival Brussels Belgium Fantasy and science fiction films
4 Busan International Film Festival Busan South Korea First feature Asian films
5 Cartagena Film Festival Cartagena Colombia Iberic and Latin-American films
6 Courmayeur Noir Film Festival Courmayeur Italy Crime films
7 Gijón International Film Festival Gijón Spain Impact of music on films
8 Istanbul International Film Festival Istanbul Turkey Art-oriented films: literature, theatre, music,
dance, and fine arts
9 Jeonju International Film Festival Jeonju South Korea First feature films
10 International Film Festival of Kerala Kerala India Asian, African and Latin American films
11 Kitzbühel Film Festival Kitzbühel Austria Young director’s films
12 Kolkata Film Festival Kolkata India Women director’s film
13 Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival Kyiv Ukraine first feature films
14 Minsk International Film Festival Minsk Belarus Films produced in Baltic and Central-Asian countries,
Central and Eastern Europe and Russia
15 Mumbai international film festival Mumbai India First feature films
16 Festival international du film francophone de Namur Namur Belgium Francophone films
17 Sarajevo Film Festival Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina Central and south-eastern European films
18 Sitges International Fantasy Film Festival Sitges Spain Fantasy and horror films
19 Sofia International Film Festival Sofia Bulgaria First and second feature films
20 Stockholm International Film Festival Stockholm Sweden Avant-garde
21 Sydney Film Festival Sydney Australia Avant-garde directing
22 Torino Film Festival Torino Italy First feature films
23 Transilvania International Film Festival Transilvania/Cluj Romania First and second feature films
24 Cine Jove Valencia International Film Festival Valencia Spain First feature films