Raindance Film Festival celebrates the best of independent filmmaking from around the world. Over 10 days it screens about 100 features (all UK premières) and 140 shorts and hosts a huge range of panels and masterclasses. In 2013 the Raindance WebFest was launched: a 3-day mini-festival within the main programme screening webisodes from around the world. Committed to new filmmakers and programme diversity, Raindance is helping independent creators to find their audience and grow their careers.
European Film Forum Scanorama is one of the most distinctive cultural events in Lithuania. The film festival has become the highlight of cultural life in fall every year. In November Scanorama visits the four largest cities of the country (Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda and Šiauliai). Extending over twenty days, it is a forum for films from all over Europe, presenting more than a hundred films by European directors of various formats and genres.
IN THE PALACE is an international festival dedicated to short films, new media and digital arts under 27 minutes in length. The main purpose of the Festival is to present contemporary film art from Bulgaria, Europe and the whole world. IN THE PALACE provides an exceptionally favorable environment and platform of expression for both young film artists and established professionals in this artistic field. Established in 2003, the festival has grown from a competitive forum for student films into the largest and most prestigious short film festival in Bulgaria and the region.