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EDN Teams Up With FEST Offering a Discount of 20% for EDN Members


We are delighted to announce that this year, EDN has partnered up with FEST - ND|NF, a film industry event that takes place from 22-29 June in the seaside town of Espinho in Portugal. The partnership with FEST also includes a discount allowing EDN members to save up to 20% on festival accreditations and 50% on submissions for the FEST pitching forum.

FEST New Directors | New Films Festival is focused on industry activities - with 800+ accredited attendees coming from over 40 countries, FEST is a unique networking platform for leading film professionals to gather and create meaningful exchange of knowledge and contacts in the presence of internationally renowned industry members. Past guest speakers were, among others, Asghar Farhadi, Béla Tarr, Ritesh Batra, Melissa Leo, Roman Coppola, Joe Walker, Ed Lachman, Fernando Trueba, Allan Starski, Tom Stern, Finola Dwyer, Christopher Hampton, Stuart Dryburgh, Gareth Wiley and Tim Corrie.


Due to our new partnership EDN members are eligible for the following special rates:

• 20% discount (80€ instead of 100€) on the purchase of the FEST PRO accreditation

• 50% discount (30€ instead of 60€) on the submission of projects for FEST – Pitching Forum

The Festival’s 6-day line-up of FEST industry events features:

• FEST - Directors’ Hub (case-studies and roundtables around the director’s role)

• FEST - Training Ground (30+ masterclasses&workshops by the top film industry professionals)

• FEST - Pitching Forum (development support and co-production opportunities)

• FEST - Industry Meetings (one-on-one meetings);

• FEST - Filmmakers’ Corner (an open stage for professionals to promote their work);

• FEST - Networking Dinners (informal gathering around the dinner table with an ocean sunset view as backdrop)


For more information about FEST and how to obtain the discount on registrations and pitch submissions, please visit the EDN Member Discount section, scroll down to the relevant section for the FEST ND|NF discount and follow the instructions. When visiting our discount section, please make sure to be logged-in with your EDN membership account. If you're not a member of EDN yet, you can join us here.


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