Universal Markets is a film production, finance and distribution company based in Los Angeles and Toronto with the focus of creating meaningful feature length pictures by collaborating filmmakers and production companies. Universal Markets is a part of Intellect Pictures corporation. The goal of the company is to provide the feature film industry with thoughtful and unique content through narrative storytelling. Universal Markets determine the marketing strategy for the films, the media by which a film is to be exhibited or made available for viewing, and set the release dates and other matters. The films are exhibited directly to the public either through a movie theater or television, or personal home viewing (including DVD-Video or Blu-ray Disc, video-on-demand, download, television programs through broadcast syndication etc.). For commercial projects, film distribution is usually accompanied by film promotion.


Latest news: We now have 5 WIFF festivals running simultaneously at one time: Los Angeles, Toronto, Singapore, Amsterdam, Reykjavík. This has never been done before. There is a media-bridge connection between these 5 film festivals.

The World International Film Festival is a global industry event held around the year in the world's biggest cities: New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Berlin, Amsterdam, Reykjavík and many others – an around-the-world fllm festival tour bringing together filmmakers and film fans, auteurs and cineastes, great new independent movies and a global audience.
The World International Film Festival is a global industry event held in the world's biggest cities in 2016-2017: New York City in July 27th-28th, 2016; 2nd WIFF Toronto at Town Hall, Innis College, University of Toronto in June 28th-29th, 2016; Greece at Open Air Cinema Kamari in May 20th-29th, 2016; 2nd London at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in July 4th-6th, 2016; 2nd Hong Kong at Sky Cinema in June 25th-26th, 2016; 2nd WIFF at Brisbane in July 7th-8th, 2016; Vienna in September 23th-25th, 2016; 3rd WIFF Toronto in September 23th - 29th, 2016; 3nd Singapore at Golden Village in September 30th - October 6th, 2016; 2nd Vienna in October 14th-20th, 2016; 2nd Los Angeles at Crest Westwood Theatre in October 14th-20th, 2016;  2nd New York WIFF in October 21th-28th, 2016; 2nd Amsterdam on November 4th-6th, 2016; Geneva at Salle Broadway in December 9th-10th, 2016;  3rd Amsterdam on March 19th-21th, 2017; 2nd Iceland in March 31st - April 3rd, 2017; 3rd Singapore at Golden Village in April 8th-11th, 2017; 3rd Los Angeles at Crest Westwood in April 7th-14th, 2017;
This around-the-world film festival tour showcases some of the very best independent films on the scene today, in a truly international event bringing new cinema to audiences on a global scale.