From Cannes to Tribeca, these top film festivals around the world are where many of the best films get their start.
The French Riviera is the setting for the annual Cannes Film Festival that brings Hollywood heavies to the picturesque waterfront town each year in May.
A broad view of Cannes prior to the 63rd annual film festival in France.
A billboard for Cannes Film Festival is posted on the side of a parking garage in downtown Cannes.
Located in France's Côte D'Azur (French Riviera), the annual Cannes International Film Festival draws Hollywood's elite and in the summer months the same beautiful crowd comes to enjoy the town's picture-perfect beaches and chic resorts.
When not taking in the stars and films, visitors to the Venice Film Festival can navigate the canals in a gondola ride and take a stroll over the Rialto Bridge.
The Sundance Film Festival is a 10-day event held every January in Park City, showcasing independent movies from all over the world. Named for Robert Redford's character in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, the festival wasn't founded by Robert Redford, but he has played an integral park in building the festival's status over the years.
Snowy Main Street is a hub of activity during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT.
The crowd buzzes at the Berlinale-Palast for the opening night of the Berlin International Film Festival..
Workers erect the largest outdoor air screen, which is 12 meter high and 24 meter wide in Asia at the Tamar Site during the Hong Kong International Film Festival in Hong Kong, China.
Tribeca, one of downtown Manhattan's hippest neighborhoods, hosts the annual Tribeca Film Festival each year in the spring.
A general view of the atmosphere at the 'Goonies' Drive-In during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the North Cove at World Financial Center Plaza.
Actors, filmmakers and other industry insiders head to Toronto each fall for the Toronto International Film Festival.
Workers prepare the red carpet area at Roy Thomson Hall for the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto.