City/Country: Iru Fushi, Maldives

Festival Dates: September 2019

Deadline Date: 31-05-2019


Contact: Evgenia Boyankova

Phone: (+960) 332 5977

Email: [email protected]



“Festival “Following the Equator” – is a significant event in the world of audiovisuals. It aims to gather representatives of different ages, interests and backgrounds at one place. To keep them united by a common love of the arts, tourism and sports.

During its three day run, ITFFM will feature an array of nightly special events, including orange carpet premieres, gala celebrations, filmmaker receptions, compelling filmmaker Q & As, international spotlights, industry seminars and musical performances. The Festival will host numerous opportunities to connect with enthusiastic new audiences, fellow filmmakers, film industry professionals and the media in a beautiful oceanside retreat, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is committed to providing an outstanding experience for both our filmmakers and our audiences.

1st Edition of the festival will take place at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi – luxury island of Noonu Atoll. Festival has ambition to become an annual event celebrated on different islands of Maldives supporting Maldivian filming industry and its development. Awards will include trips and holidays in Maldives and Sri Lanka, cultural items of sponsors and trophies for each nomination”


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