The French Film Festival every year provides a glittering, stimulating and, at times, challenging array of titles at leading cinemas throughout the country.

We have a number of sponsorship opportunities available for 2020, including: title sponsorship of the Festival; spotlight sponsorship; Audience Award sponsorship for the best film in our Discovery section; and opportunities to support education and learning by sponsoring our Learning Programme. We also have opportunities for advertising your business in our Festival brochure or on the website. To find out more, just click on the links below.

2020 Sponsorship Opportunities 2020 Advertising Rates

We welcome the opportunity to meet and talk through the various exciting possibilities now available for sponsors and advertisers. If you would like to discuss supporting the Festival, please contact us on




Cinema Closures

Edinburgh Filmhouse, Glasgow Film Theatre and Stirling Macrobert Arts Centre are temporarily closed due to restrictions on cinemas in areas where the Covid Protection Level (Tier) 3 applies. These cinemas anticipate being closed until at least 13 November, though it’s quite likely to be for longer. Any tickets already purchased for French Film Festival titles due to have been screened between 2 – 13 November will be refunded.
Aberdeen Belmont Filmhouse will close from Friday after the Festival screenings of Love Affairs at 13.00 and 19.00.

Also affected is Dundee Contemporary Arts Cinema whose patrons should contact the cinema box office for ticketing details and more information on rescheduling.

Some Festival venues in Scotland are able to remain open. They comprise: Dumfries Robert Burns Film Centre, Inverness Eden Court, Oban Phoenix Cinema,  and their programmes remain in place.

Aberdeen Belmont Filmhouse and St Andrews Byre Theatre have also closed until further notice. 

All cinemas in England are closed from Thursday (5 November) until at least 2 December.

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