FestiVote is an audience voting & engagement solution for film festivals worldwide
Tap into the pulse of your viewers with the first digital platform designed to maximize the festival experience, whether virtual, hybrid or face-to-face.
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FestiVote is an audience voting & engagement solution for film festivals worldwide
Tap into the pulse of your viewers with the first digital platform designed to maximize the festival experience, whether virtual, hybrid or face-to-face.
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Audience engagement. Enhanced!

With interactive, world class features such as real-time voting; one-click custom scheduling; gamification through our signature FestiVote Rewards program; and extensive data analytics insights, FestiVote gives festivals, filmmakers and sponsors the experience they deserve.
Best in Fest
A secure, digital voting system - no more paper ballots!
Data Done Right
Our data tracks what works for your viewers - and what doesn’t.
Redeem Yourselves
The more audiences interact with your festival, the more points are accrued for discounts.
Pick your Flicks
Audiences match their schedule to the available screening times.

 FestiVotes of Confidence
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Julie LaPlaca
The Bachelor/The Bachelorette (ABC)
Supervising Producer

“Will you accept this FestiVote? I certainly will! As a quick efficient way to pick your favorite films at festivals, it gives roses a run for their money.”

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Pablo Bryant
Mr. Fish: Cartooning From The Deep End
Director

“My film won an audience award at our first Film Fest and I went on to tour festivals with my film around the country. You work hard to get people out to see your film, but the voting process varied wildly from festival to festival and we were always nervous about people remembering to turn in their ballots, when the votes would be counted, when we would find out if we won, etc. Having an app like Festivote, that is easy to use, and is consistent from festival to festival, would streamline the process and remove a lot of uncertainty for the filmmakers. I’m all for it.”

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Tamara Holzman
Entrepreneur, Author, Advisor

Festivote created a technology solution for the antiquated voting in the film festival business. The platform offers enormous value for film festivals to have real data and analytics, which will provide the studios to understand the importance of what films they are buying! Its a win for the consumer, the filmmakers, the studios, and the festivals. And the best part is how passionate the founders are about improving the industry they love. Watch this space!

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Jeff Wish
Director / Producer

“Festivote is giving up-and-coming filmmakers something they desperately need, tons of data!”

Our Team
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Philippe Macridis
Founder | CEO

Solutions are the nucleus of innovation & progress. Embracing technology as a catalyst for positive change is what drives me to bring FestiVote to the filmmaking community. A hybrid mutt from Greece & Brazil, I’ve called Los Angeles home for the past 15 years. After winning numerous awards at various film festivals through paper ballot voting (!?!) and seeing firsthand the stress that filmmakers endure to get noticed, I decided to make FestiVote a reality.

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Anne-Mari Macridis
Founder | COO

Living in Los Angeles and hailing from the sunshine state, being landlocked long term was not an option. With a theater background and a love for film and television, my curiosity and dedication to show business never ceases to waver. As an actor utilizing FestiVote, I am able to combine the creative aspect of performing with a system that understands engagement. This brings ease and efficiency to the beautiful chaos of film festivals that I’ve always been enchanted by.

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Uri L. Schwarz
Co-Founder | CTO

As an experienced all-round film professional and tech innovator, my personal investment in the appreciation of films is lifelong.
Having written, directed, produced and released several short and feature films, I understand the value of audience appreciation. FestiVote is an exciting new way to engage with the audience for festivals and filmmakers alike which is why I am now dedicating my expertise to the development and expansion of FestiVote.

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Eugene Trotsan
Senior Developer

Eugene is a multilingual lead software engineer with extensive experience bringing numerous high-profile, enterprise software solutions and applications to the private and public sectors. He is an invaluable resource to FestiVote and the build-out of FestiVote 1.0.

Schedule a FestiVote demo today!


    FESTIVAL PRICING PLAN

    From mom & pop to mid-size to major- we’ve got your festival covered!
    FestiVote’s customizable pricing modules fit your unique festival DNA.

    All festival plans include:
    White Glove Onboarding
    Live Festival Hardware
    Secure, Timed Voting
    Available in Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
    Dedicated Client Support
    Festival Dashboard Access
    Custom Data and Interactions Reports
    Marketing & Branding integrations
    FestQuest (Digital Scavenger Hunt)
    White label sponsor branding
    FestiVote Rewards and Merch Marketplace
    MyFestiVote Dashboard for Viewers
    MyFilm Dashboard for Filmmakers
    In-App Games
    All festival plans include:
    White Glove Onboarding
    Live Festival Hardware
    Secure, Timed Voting
    Available in Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
    Dedicated Client Support
    Festival Dashboard Access
    Custom Data and Interactions Reports
    Marketing & Branding integrations
    FestQuest (Digital Scavenger Hunt)
    White label sponsor branding
    FestiVote Rewards and Merch Marketplace
    MyFestiVote Dashboard for Viewers
    MyFilm Dashboard for Filmmakers
    In-App Games