Festival Consulting Group(FCG) partners Jon Fitzgerald and Mitch Levine have launched The ProgrammingBureau, a web-based subscription service for film festival professionals,studios, distribution companies, sales agents and the independent film community.

Subscribers will get accessto a specialised database containing a curated listing of the top titlesplaying and set to play the festival circuit, supported by advanced searchtools with comprehensive data on each title.

FCG will partner withindieWIRE and Withoutabox in a coalition in support of the film festivalcommunity.

The first initiative is thelaunch of a comprehensive Festival Programming Package that includesprogramming, marketing, advertising, and Call for Entries support.

Festival Consulting Groupwas launched at Cannes last year and offers complete consulting, expertise andproduction services to film festivals around the world.

The company specialises in arange of services, from start-up strategies, programming, and industryrelations, to strategic planning, sponsorship and marketing, as well as generaloperations, executive recruitment, special events, technical production andwebsite design.