Film Festival Alliance

Film Festival Alliance is a non-profit networking organization that develops and fosters collaboration among mission-driven film festivals across North America. FFA offers resources to strengthen the film festival industry, and advocates for a sustainable and inclusive environment for film festivals and the people who run them.
With a current membership of more than 150 organizations and individuals - representing a diverse array of size, geographic location and annual budget - FFA presents year-round organizational development and engagement opportunities around the country, offers valuable money-saving benefits and creates a collective community for festival professionals.

Meet Our Members

From the Blog…

Nominations Now Open for FFA Board of Directors

FFA is seeking new Board Members to begin service in January 2019. Interested FFA members should fill out this brief form. The deadline for nominations is December 24. A slate of candidates will […]

Advanced Registration Extended for AHC!

The advanced registration rate for the 2019 Art House Convergence gathering has been extended! Now through December 12th, film festival professionals can register for $725 (individual) or $675 (more than […]

The FFA Pass Exchange Has Arrived!

Just in time for 2019 festival travel planning, FFA members now have access to the FFA Pass Exchange program! Members can add passes to the list and apply for available passes. […]

Art House Convergence Updates: Lodging, Panels & More

Art House Convergence is just two months away! This year’s conference goals include Community Building, Elevate the Conversation, Action Beyond the Conference and Equity and Inclusivity. All festival professionals are […]

From the Blog…

Nominations Now Open for FFA Board of Directors

FFA is seeking new Board Members to begin service in January 2019. Interested FFA members should fill out this brief form. The deadline for nominations is December 24. A slate of candidates will […]

Advanced Registration Extended for AHC!

The advanced registration rate for the 2019 Art House Convergence gathering has been extended! Now through December 12th, film festival professionals can register for $725 (individual) or $675 (more than […]

The FFA Pass Exchange Has Arrived!

Just in time for 2019 festival travel planning, FFA members now have access to the FFA Pass Exchange program! Members can add passes to the list and apply for available passes. […]

Art House Convergence Updates: Lodging, Panels & More

Art House Convergence is just two months away! This year’s conference goals include Community Building, Elevate the Conversation, Action Beyond the Conference and Equity and Inclusivity. All festival professionals are […]

FFA on Instagram

In 2017, FFA member festivals watched and reviewed 159,024 movies to select the final 21,448 films screened to enthusiastic audience of 22,400,000. Through educational and filmmaking programs, an additional 14,2876 people and 9,200 filmmakers benefited. The impact of festivals is impressive: Member festivals’s 408 full-time staff and more than 2008 part-time and seasonal workers programmed films, marketed the festival, developed partnerships, tech-checked and projected screenings — while putting a total of $98,994,220 back into their local economies, the film exhibition business and the independent filmmaking community.

Featured Member

Christopher Holland

Featured Partner

Spotlight Cinema Networks

Spotlight Cinema Networks is a sponsor of the Film Festival Alliance and has launched the Spotlight Support Program as an exclusive FFA film festival member benefit. Spotlight offers an ancillary revenue generating opportunity for U.S. Film Festival Alliance Organizational Members. The Spotlight Support Program is a great way for festivals to generate self-earned revenue by leveraging unused/underused screen time during their film festivals. Sign up here.