ChangeNOW Film Festival

Directly hosted on the ChangeNOW digital platform

For 3 days, discover a unique program of films that change the world.

And meet the directors, producers and personalities of positive-impact cinema!

The official selection – 27, 28, 29 May 2021

Discover a program of movies and documentaries

Look at our world from different angles, ask questions and reflect on it, inviting us to take action in order to create a better world. 

The selected movies and documentaries are accessible directly from the digital platform of ChangeNOW, for the participants registered to the event.

Attend online meetings organized with the filmmakers

and personalities of positive impact cinema around the topics addressed in the movies. These are privileged moments to exchange, debate, and learn. Extend the experience of watching the movies, raise awareness of the different themes. Go from being a spectator to an actor of change !

SELECTION & PROGRAM : to be announced soon

The Film Market

Saturday 29th May 2021

In parallel to the Official Selection, the ChangeNOW Film Market aims to bring together film and audiovisual professionals to accelerate change. We believe that the audiovisual sector has a big role to play in changing mentalities. On the other hand, the film industry must also change and adopt a more responsible approach in order to move towards a sustainable audiovisual production. Producers, directors, distributors, scriptwriters, film students, but also specialists, experts and committed citizens are here to shape the future of the film industry !

Professional meetings and round tables

Attend workshops and round tables with professionnals of the audiovisual industry, on three major topics :

Sustainable film production

Impact Documentaries

Impact production

Scriptwriting keys

to think how to write a fiction in order to change the world

Pitching sessions

In our mission to promote positive audiovisual creation, we are organizing pitch sessions, to present documentaries and fiction projects to a panel of professionals from the film and audiovisual industry.

Thanks to a collaboration with the Atmosphères festival, a special pitching session will be dedicated to the finalists of the script competition launched by this festival.


In partnership with FIPADOC, the Biarritz International Documentary Film Festival, we are proud to launch a new mentoring program, accompanying four projects from the FIPADOC IMPACT LAB in the elaboration of new strategies for their impact campaign.

ChangeNOW is a unique place to meet thousands of changemakers. Producers and directors will be able to contact committed entrepreneurs, engineers, philanthropists, NGOs, foundations and other organizations.

ChangeNOW is the world’s largest gathering of innovations for the planet.

Over 3 days, the summit puts the spotlight on the most concrete and innovative solutions to face the World’s biggest challenges.

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