Founded in 2000 as the world’s first high-definition film festival, HDFEST® garnered widespread attention for bring HDFEST® both to the masses and to the independent film community. Featured in countless newspaper and magazine articles including Wired and The Wall Street Journal, HDFEST® attracted the attention and support of industry players across the entertainment spectrum.

Along the way, the HDFEST® team has met with hundreds of filmmakers, producers, and film and television industry professionals who attended festivals as participating filmmakers, guests, judges, expert speakers and panelist. Over the years, it has been a great pleasure to meet and learn from some of the world’s leading film and television industry professionals.

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-We’re busy creating HDFEST® Studios original content

-We’re pleased to offer a range of consulting services

-We’re ready to help you with every phase of your production: concept, script-writing, script-consulting, script-doctoring, pre-production, post-production, distribution and more.


A Global Event with a Global Reach

Past HDFEST® sponsors included such iconic companies as intel, Dolby, Avid, Autodesk, BBC, intel, The Hollywood Reporter and many more. HDFEST® has enjoyed a truly global reach with events and HDFEST® World Tour events reaching Los Angeles, New York City, London, Paris, Chicago, Seattle, Seoul, South Korea, Sydney, Australia, Portland and other locations around the globe.

For several years, the HDFEST® website was the second most visited film festival website in the world with thousands of pages of content, including independent shorts, animation, art, celebrity interviews and more. HDFEST® evolved into one of the largest film related websites on the web and at one point achieved an Alexa ranking as high as 20,000 globally and 15,000 in the US.

HDFEST® proudly served as the first high-definition experience for thousands of event attendees and countless independent filmmakers, film and television industry professionals, media and more. HDFEST® tirelessly promoted the revolutionary technology of high-definition at a time when most people, and even most filmmakers, were unware of its existence. Today, high-definition is truly ubiquitous and HDFEST® was there at the very beginning of the entertainment industry’s embracing of this powerful and transformative technology.

Our Content Studios

HDFEST® has continued to grow. Through our studios, our team is able to create a range of cutting-edge content and consulting services. Over the years, our team has literally seen thousands of independent and studio films, television series, documentaries, music videos and more.

During our panels and educational seminars, we had the opportunity to learn from some of the entertainment industry’s greatest minds and most accomplished professionals. This provided us with a rare insight into what makes great cinema and television. Our love of film and digital cinema lead to the creation of HDFEST® Studios: a natural outgrow of our long and productive experience creating and operating the world’s first high-definition film festival.

Currently, we are hard at work creating our own original and innovative content. Additionally, we are available to help you bring your creative vision to life. From concept to script to storyboards to production, post production and even distribution, we can help you every step of the way. Motion pictures, television, web series and more, HDFEST® Studios builds on over a decade of hands-on, real world experience in high-definition, technology and digital filmmaking to create content that stands out and stands apart.

Check back on this page often to learn more about our own original content offerings!

We would love to hear from you, so feel free to reach out today and discover how our studios can help you create your own amazing content.