The whole world is watching the American actors and not only, taking as reference their lifestyle, their lifestyle, the way they live, dress and behave. Events so closely watched, it’s no wonder we are already wondering what other international events are going on this year.
Here are some of the film festivals expected in 2020:
Cannes International Film Festival
Founded in 1946, in Cannes, France, the Cannes International Film Festival is highly anticipated especially by Europeans.
The event, which reached its 72nd edition in 2019, is organized by the Association Française du International Film Festival. And every year, in May, a series of prizes are offered, among which:
Special Jury Prize – Jury Prize
Palme d’Or for short film
Female Performing Arts Award – Cea mai buna actrita
Men’s Performance Award – Best Actor
Best Director Award – Best Director (Prix de la mise en scène)
Prix du scénario – The best scenario
Jury Prize (Prix du jury)
Prix Un Certain Regard – Young talents, innovative and daring works
Cinéfondation – Student film
Caméra d’Or – Best debut film
Toronto International Film Festival
Organized by Cineplex Entertainment in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the festival takes place every year in September. Among the prizes offered within it are:
People’s Choice Awards
People’s Choice Midnight Madness Award
People’s Choice Documentary Award
Best Canadian First Feature Film
Best Canadian Feature Film
Excellence in Canadian Production
Short Cuts Award for Best Canadian Film
Short Cuts Award for Best Short Film
International Critics’ Prize (FIPRESCI Prize) – Special Presentation
International Critics’ Prize (FIPRESCI Prize) – Discovery
Toronto Platform Prize
Even though each edition now takes place in September, the first was organized by Bill Marshall, Henk Van der Kolk and Dusty Cohl on October 18-24, 1976, at the Windsor Arms Hotel.
Berlin International Film Festival
Much closer to us, the International Film Festival in Berlin or Berlin has brought us some awards over time: The Romanian film The position of the child won the Golden Bear award in 2013, and Radu Jude won the Silver Bear for the best director with Aferim !, in 2015.
The event is organized by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, in Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany and takes place every year, from February to March, for 10 days.
Some prizes offered during the festival:
The Golden Bear
Best film (feature film) – awarded since 1951,
Best film (short film) – has been awarded since 1956 and
Achievements for the entire career (Goldener Bär honorary) – awarded since 1982
The Silver Bear
Grand Jury Prize (Silver Bear) (since 1965)
The Alfred Bauer Award is given in memory of the festival’s founder, Alfred Bauer, for the most promising film, opening up new perspectives in film art
The Silver Bear for Best Director (since 1956)
The Silver Bear for Best Actor (1956)
Best Actress (since 1956)
Best film (short) (since 1956)
Best Artistic Achievement (Silver Bear) (since 1978)
Best Musical Movie (from 2002)
Best scenario (since 2008)
These events may not gather in such a place as many international stars overseas, but the prizes are appreciated and well quoted.