Founded in 2001 at Brown University by David Peck '03 and Justin Slosky '03, Ivy Film Festival has become one of the world’s largest film festivals for students, by students. Ivy Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing student filmmakers from around the world, creating channels for students to learn about the industry’s emerging discourses and innovations, and building a network between today’s pioneers and the next generation.
London International Documentary Festival
The first LIDF – London International Documentary Festival: A Conversation in Film – took place at the British Museum in 2007. The LIDF is London’s oldest and largest documentary festival and offers an unprecedented all year-round snapshot of the contemporary world. The festival adopts a questioning, critical attitude to the cultural, social and political issues of the day, engaging with filmmakers, their subjects, and our audience to create a highly distinct environment for cultural interaction.
Mediterranean Film Institute
Mediterranean Film Institute (MFI) is a specialized training organization, focusing on script & project development. Established in 1998, it has implemented numerous training activities that address to European film professionals, and involve an international group of accomplished teachers of cinema & industry experts. MFI’s educational platform offers advanced continuous training for European screenwriters, directors and producers. Furthermore, it provides a meeting forum for creative exchange, and for addressing issues of the film development process and international production.
Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People
Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People is the only one of its kind in Greece, and has, as a main target, the promotion and development of cinema for children and young people as well as the evolution of cinema as an educational tool and media literacy. It has 2 main different sections: Fiction and Animation Section and Documentary Section (Kids & Docs) in which compete films from all over the world.
Syros International Film Festival
Founded in 2013, the Syros International Film Festival showcases a wide spectrum of cinema in both traditional and re-purposed island sites. Located in the middle of the Aegean summer, SIFF embeds events, styles and programs—experimental and narrative, recent and retrospective, Greek and international, workshops and expanded cinema performance—into its unique setting. The festival aims to welcome an array of cinematic experiences into this immersive dreamscape, allowing us to re-think what cinema is all about.