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Information about the Venue

The Hotel Miguel Angel by BlueBay is located in the Barrio de Salamanca, one of the most elegant commercial and residential areas of Madrid. With magnificent views of the Paseo de la Castellana, the hotel offers all the necessary amenities to satisfy the most demanding guests. Hotel Miguel Angel is close to the main museums such as El Prado, El Thyssen-Bornemisza, Reina Sofia, the emblematic Santiago Bernabéu football stadium, as well as the IFEMA Convention Center, and is only 10 minutes by car from the historic center and the Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas Airport.

 

Student Films and Scripts

ECF will also be hosting a special screening event for student films. There is such a vast catalog of good quality student films and scripts out there at the moment but due to issues such as budget restraints, these projects often don’t get the publicity they need and deserve. ECF wants to provide a platform for these projects so will be offering free submission to all Film Schools and Universities to submit their best student projects. These projects will then be featured in a dedicated event at ECF and will be viewed by not only film fans but also by the professionals that is often hard to reach such as distributors and investors. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to get maximum exposure for their films and scripts.

 

Workshops and Panels

ECF wants to take advantage of the wealth of knowledge and experience that will be in attendance so there will be a wide range of workshops and panel discussions happening throughout the week that all are invited to attend. There will be lots of different speakers hosting the workshops and discussions, covering many important film and script related topics. The information gained at these talks can be vital and should not be missed! So whether you’re currently looking for distribution for your film, if you have a script that you want brought to life or even if you would just like to learn more about the process of film creation e.g. lighting, editing, sound etc, then be sure to attend the workshops!

Red Carpet and Opening Ceremony

The European Cinema Festival will begin with a prestigious Red Carpet and Opening Ceremony on the 6th and 7th of December 2019. This will be the first chance for exhibitors and filmmakers to meet and plan how they will spend their time at the European Cinema Festival.

Film Screenings

There will be film screenings held on every day of the ECF so there will be multiple opportunities for both film companies and film-goers to attend screenings and see all of the great films that will be on offer.

Gala Dinner

On the final day of the ECF, there will be a gala dinner. This will be a chance for everyone who has had the pleasure of spending the week at ECF to debrief, make final contacts and enjoy themselves before everyone heads off in separate directions. More details about how to secure your ticket for the Gala Dinner will be available soon.

download our brochure

We have created a useful PDF brochure that explains what the European Cinema Festival is and what is on offer for both filmmakers and film related companies. Please feel free to click download below to get a copy for yourself and also share it with other colleagues or friends you feel may be interested.

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