7.4 Films and Filmmakers on the Festival Circuit


Campos, Minerva. “Lo (Trans)Nacional Como Eje Del Circuito De Festivales De Cine: Una Aproximación Histórica Al Diálogo Europa-América Latina.” [The (trans)national as the axis of the film festival circuit: A historical approach to the Europe-Latin America dialogue]. Imagofagia: Revista de la Asociación Argentina de Estudios de Cine y Audiovisual, no. 17, 2018, 11–40.

de Cuir, Greg, Jr. “’Connect Me with Activism, and Film Practice, Not Activism and Film Festivals!’: An Interview with Želimir Žilnik, Filmmaker.” Film Festival Yearbook 4: Film Festivals and Activism, edited by Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin, St Andrews Film Studies, 2012, pp. 245–52.

de Valck, Marijke. “Sites of Initiation: Film Training Programs at Film Festivals.” The Education of the Filmmaker in Europe, Australia, and Asia, edited by Mette Hjort, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, pp. 127–45.

Farnel, Sean. “Towards a Filmmaker Bill of Rights for Festivals.” Point of View: Independent Documentary Media Culture, 2012, povmagazine.com​/​articles/​view/​towards-​a-​filmmaker-​bill-​of-​rights-​for-​festivals.

González, Sebastián. “FICValdivia and Its Role in Contemporary Chilean Cinema.” Festivales De Cine En América Latina: Historias Y Nuevas Perspectivas, [Film Festivals in Latin America: Histories and New Perspectives]. edited by Maria Paz Peirano and Aida Vallejo, Universidad de Chile, 2020, pp. 94–105. 29, revistaestudiosarabes.uchile.cl/index.php/RCM/article/view/57288/68484. Accessed 9 Jan. 2022.

Hagin, Boaz, and Raz Yosef. “Festival Exoticism: The Israeli Queer Film in a Global Context.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, vol. 18, no. 1, 2011, pp. 161–78. doi:10.1215/10642684-1422188.

Hannemann, Mahelia. Accept Diversity! Accept Equality? Eine analytische Untersuchung des Anspruchs und der Realität von Gleichstellung in der Filmindustrie mit Hinblick auf die Funktion des internationalen Filmfestivals Berlinale, Peter Lang, 2016.

Herrschner, Irina, and Kirsten Stevens. “Trans-National Encounters at the Berlinale: A Look from the Inside.” Transnational German Cinema: Encountering Germany Through Film and Events, edited by Irina Herrschner et al., Springer, 2021, 3-23.

Higgins, Nick. “’Tell Our Story to the World’: The Meaning of Success for ‘A Massacre Foretold’ – A Filmmaker Reflects.” Film Festival Yearbook 4: Film Festivals and Activism, edited by Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin, St Andrews Film Studies, 2012, pp. 133–45.

Isaza, Laura Rodriguez. Branding Latin America: Film Festivals and the International Circulation of Latin American Films. PhD Thesis, University of Leeds, 2012, etheses.whiterose.ac.uk​/​id/​eprint/​3408.

Kocer, Suncem. “Making Transnational Publics: Circuits of Censorship and Technologies of Publicity in Kurdish Media Circulation.” American Ethnologist, vol. 40, no. 4, 2013, pp. 721–33. doi:10.1111/amet.12050.

Lee, Nikki J. Y., and Julian Stringer. “Ports of Entry: Mapping Chinese Cinema’s Multiple Trajectories at International Film Festivals.” A Companion to Chinese Cinema, edited by Yingjin Zhang, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012, pp. 239–61.

Peirano, María Paz. “Film Mobilities and Circulation Practices in the Construction of Recent Chilean Cinema.” Envisioning Networked Urban Mobilities: Art, Performances, Impacts, edited by Aslak Kjaerulff et al., Routledge, 2018, pp. 135–47.

Porton, Richard. “A Director on the Festival Circuit: An Interview with Atom Egoyan.” Dekalog 3: On Film Festivals, edited by Richard Porton, Wallflower, 2009, pp. 169–81.

Rollet, Brigitte. “The Tribulations of a French Woman in China: An Interview with Mariana Otero.” Diogenes, vol. 62, no. 1, 2015, pp. 141–43. doi:10.1177/0392192117735433.

Straayer, Chris, and Thomas Waugh. “Queer Film and Video Festival Forum, Take Three: Artists Speak Out.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, vol. 14, no. 1, 2008, pp. 121–37.

Sun, Yi. “Shaping Hong Kong Cinema’s New Icon: Milkyway Image at International Film Festivals.” Transnational Cinemas, vol. 6, no. 1, 2015, pp. 67–83. doi:10.1080/20403526.2014.1002671.

Torchin, Leshu. “How to Leverage a Film Festival: An Interview with Judith Helfand, Filmmaker and Co-founder of Chicken & Egg Pictures and Working Films.” Film Festival Yearbook 4: Film Festivals and Activism, edited by Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin, St Andrews Film Studies, 2012, pp. 253–62.

Tsai, Beth. “Visible Art, Invisible Nations? On the Politics of Film Festivals, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, and Taiwan New Cinema.” International Film Festivals: Contemporary Cultures and History Beyond Venice and Cannes, edited by Tricia Jenkins, I.B.Tauris, 2018, pp. 179–96.

Vallejo, Aida. “Documentary Filmmakers on the Circuit: A Festival Career from Czech Dream to Czech Peace.” Post-1990 Documentary: Reconfiguring Independence, edited by Camille Deprez and Judith Pernin, Edinburgh University Press, 2015, pp. 171–87.

van Hemert, Tess. International Acclaim: The Role(S) of the International Film Festival in Supporting Emerging Women’s Cinema. PhD Thesis, Queensland University of Technology, 2013, eprints.qut.edu.au​/​63269/​1/​Tess_​Van_​Hemert_​Thesis.pdf.

Weinbaum, Batya. “Desperately Seeking Women Directors: At the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.” off our backs: the feminist newsjournal, vol. 37, no. 1, 2007, pp. 49–51.

Wolf, Reinhard W. “5 Jahre Festival Scope: Festivalfilme Online Vermarkten.” [5 Years Festival Scope: Marketing Festival Films Online]. shortfilm.de: Das KurzfilmMagazin [shortfilm.de], 23 Oct. 2016, www.shortfilm.de/5-jahre-festival-scope-festivalfilme-online-vermarkten/. Accessed 24 June 2021.

Xu, Min, and Stijn Reijnders. “Getting close to the media world? On the attraction of encountering film industry professionals at Shanghai International Film Festival.” Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies, vol. 15, no. 1, 2018, pp. 84–104.


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