Abu Dhabi, CPH PIX (Copenhagen), Guadalajara, New York, Stockholm and Warsaw have all linked to the International Film Festival Submissions System.

The service allows filmmakers and rights holders to apply directly to festivals and enjoy other benefits such as secure online screeners.

“Increasingly, the world’s leading film festivals see Withoutabox as an indispensable tool for any programmer who’s goal is to be thorough, authoritative, and complete,” Christian Gaines, senior manager of festival business development at parent company IMDb, said. “Withoutabox has rapidly become an essential solution for the global film industry.”