The first semester of each year, dozens of cinema events usually congregate, which are key to the internationalization of films, production agreements, and the development of the global audiovisual industry. With the worldwide crisis caused by the spread of COVID-19, the authorities have found themselves obligated to cancel or postpone said events. The following is a list of festivals that were soon to take place and may be suspended or postponed. We will update this information according to that provided by each event.
|Málaga Film Festival||March 13 – 22||POSTPONED|
|South by Southwest (SXSW)||March 13 – 22||POSTPONED|
|CinemaCon||March 30 – April 2||CANCELED|
|Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema (BAFICI)||April 3 – 14||AS PLANNED|
|La Vieja Encina Film Festival||May 12 – 15||POSTPONED|
|Tribeca Film Festival||April 15 – 26||POSTPONED|
|Guadalajara Film Festival||March 20 – 27||POSTPONED|
|Fribourg International Film Festival||March 20 – 28||POSTPONED|
|Panama International Film Festival||March 26 – April 1||POSTPONED|
|Toulouse Latin American Film Festival||March 20 – 29||POSTPONED|
|Cannes Series Festival||March 27 – April 1||POSTPONED|
|The Platino Awards||May 3||POSTPONED|
We take this opportunity to send strength to all of those affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 and we hope that soon we will be able to curb the growth of this disease. From CinemaChile, we deeply wish for this emergency to conclude as soon as possible. As a team, we make ourselves available to continue this labor from our homes, committing to communicate any news related to our cinema. We are a community that requires, now more than ever, the unity and solidarity of our peers. Fuerza.