Developing Your Film Festival 2016 [#DYFF]

Make the next edition of your film festival the best it can be with this bespoke training course.

5 reasons to attend Developing Your Film Festival 2016:

1. The training will deliver results, and is tailored for you
Our interactive panels and workshops feature leading experts and innovative film festival professionals. They cover every aspect of festival

operations from sponsorship, marketing and programming to strategic planning and digital innovations.

2. Recharge and rethink in beautiful surroundings
The course takes place in the beautiful, inspiring UNESCO World Heritage site of Motovun, Croatia.

3. Be inspired by new connections

Year after year participants tell us how much they have learned, not just from speakers from the world’s biggest film festivals, but from their fellow participants. Together you’ll find routes to overcome shared challenges.


Thu 21 Jul 2016 to Tue 26 Jul 2016
Motovun, Croatia
Fees: €750
4. 100% of our participants would recommend the training to others
Since 2011 we’ve welcomed over 130 participants from film festivals around the world. Everyone has reported a positive experience.

5. Value for money

The insight gained at DYFF can take your festival to new heights and comes at an affordable price. Attendance fee covers ground transport, accommodation, materials, screenings and most meals.

You’ll come away from the beautiful mountain retreat of Motovun Film Festival full of clarity, enthusiasm and energy to take your festival to the next level.

Applications are now closed for our 2016 course.

Supported by

With the support of Creative Europe – MEDIA programme of the European Union and the British Council. In partnership with Motovun Film Festival and Vilnius International Film Festival.


"Without wishing to sound too gushy I found it really inspiring - I came away with a lot of really useful ideas that we can adapt to our own cinema and a lot more confidence in putting in a wider programme to appeal to a more diverse audience. The day really delivered!"

Training participant

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