If you want to learn more or learn how to enter a film festival, this blog will take a closer look at the secret benefits of film festivals and why they can be so beneficial for filmmakers, film or production students and film enthusiasts alike. All film festivals have distinct identities. Some love to tell stories specific to specialized cultures while others love to showcase stories that will shock their audiences. There are some others that just love a good horror film. Knowing the festival’s identity will help you as a film student identify which festival your film works best in, which can increase your chances of being accepted into the festival.