Amsterdam Lift-Off Film Festival

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Amsterdam is one of the worlds oldest cities. It is the most majestic and certainly one of the more intriguing destinations over anywhere in mainland Europe. From the canals to the people, Amsterdam is a cultural feast and a fabulous destination for independent filmmakers everywhere. Our screenings take place in the artistic powerhouse which is LAB 111 - a great centre for indie film and the perfect state of the art cinema for your work.

Not only is our festival a global showcase for filmmakers looking to take that next step, we provide a free service where we take your work to the major film markets AFM, Cannes, Berlin...etc All with the aim to getting your work acquired by distributors.

Amsterdam Lift-Off Film Festival is one of two major European mainland based international Lift-Off Film Festivals, meaning great exposure and fierce competition. Set in one of Europe's most accessible and beautiful cities, Amsterdam Lift-Off aims to showcase our filmmakers talents with a week long celebration on an extensive audience choice awards platform, where the winning films receive automatic official selections at subsequent globally based Lift-Off Film Festivals. Unique press interest is set-up for all of our filmmakers, giving an instant foundation to help them launch their professional lives within film.

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