27th Annual New Orleans Film Festival
Sponsored by: Timothy Logan
Celebrating its 27th anniversary this year, the Oscar®-qualifying New Orleans Film Festival has firmly established itself on the regional film fest circuit as one of the most reputable in the country. It was named by MovieMaker Magazine as one of the "50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" in their 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 editions.
25th Annual St. Louis International Film Festival
Sponsored by: Patrick Towne
SLIFF is a regional, internationally themed film event dedicated to exploring cross-cultural understanding through the art of the cinema. Its mission is to enhance cultural diversity by bringing American independent productions, international films and high-quality studio films to audiences before their commercial release.
18th Annual Short Shorts Tokyo
Sponsored by: Sabrina Regan
The Short Shorts Film Festival (SSFF) started in 1999 and became an Academy of Motion Picture Art and Sciences accredited festival in 2004, where the winner of the Short Shorts' Grand Prix is eligible to receive an Academy Awards nomination. SSFF has now become one of the largest short film festivals in Asia.
39th Annual Denver Film Festival
Sponsored by: Marlene & Fauve Beaudin
The highly acclaimed Denver Film Festival, which is the largest of its kind in the region, will celebrate its 39th year in 2016. This intense and concentrated exposition showcases more than 200 new films from around the world with over 175 international filmmakers, directors and actors participating in the twelve-day event.