Film Festival Alliance

Film Festival Alliance offers resources to develop and foster collaboration between mission-driven film festivals around the world, by building bridges and strengthening our burgeoning industry. With over 115 active members who represent a diverse array of size, geographic location and fiscal support, FFA offer its members year-round professional development opportunities and valuable money-saving benefits.

Meet Our Members

From the Blog…

Registration is Open for the Regional Roundtable: SIFF

FFA is excited to announce that registration is now open for our first Regional Roundtable conference at the 44th annual Seattle International Film Festival (May 25-28) Group discussions will take […]

Helpful Tips from the NEA Regarding Upcoming Grant Deadlines

NEA Art Works Grant Opportunity for Media Arts Organizations – Overview Part 1 – Submit SF-424 to Grants.gov: February 15, 2018 Part 2 – Submit Materials to Applicant Portal: February […]

FFA Welcomes Four New Board Members

(Pictured above L to R: Patrick Shepherd, Cara Ogburn, Ryan Watt. Missing: Rachel Morgan.) FFA is thrilled to welcome four new members to its Board of Directors, who represent festivals […]

DYFF Extends Deadline To January 29th

If you want the next edition of your film festival to have a bigger audience, stronger international reputation and improved sponsorship and partnerships, this course was designed for you. Developing […]

From the Blog…

Registration is Open for the Regional Roundtable: SIFF

FFA is excited to announce that registration is now open for our first Regional Roundtable conference at the 44th annual Seattle International Film Festival (May 25-28) Group discussions will take […]

Helpful Tips from the NEA Regarding Upcoming Grant Deadlines

NEA Art Works Grant Opportunity for Media Arts Organizations – Overview Part 1 – Submit SF-424 to Grants.gov: February 15, 2018 Part 2 – Submit Materials to Applicant Portal: February […]

FFA Welcomes Four New Board Members

(Pictured above L to R: Patrick Shepherd, Cara Ogburn, Ryan Watt. Missing: Rachel Morgan.) FFA is thrilled to welcome four new members to its Board of Directors, who represent festivals […]

DYFF Extends Deadline To January 29th

If you want the next edition of your film festival to have a bigger audience, stronger international reputation and improved sponsorship and partnerships, this course was designed for you. Developing […]

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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

Alexander Valley Film Society

Kathryn Hecht

Kathryn is the Executive Director of Alexander Valley Film Society. Prior to launching the Film Society, Kathryn served as the Director of Communications for several nonprofits on both the east and west coasts. She specializes in community building and engagement, organizational brand management, and fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants learning curves.

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.