Throughout the years GAIFF has been organizing Rendezvous & Master Classes by guest filmmakers for international and local audiences of the festival. During the two-hour sessions, professionals share their experience and advice on how to build a successful filmmaking career. These meetings have been held by international film industry key players such as:

Abbas Kiarostami, Aleksandr Adabashyan, Alexander Sokurov, Andrey Zvyagintsev, Artavazd Peleshyan, Atom Egoyan, Béla Tarr, Bruno Dumont, Claire Denis, Godfrey Reggio, Ildikó Enyedi, Jafar Panahi, Jia Zhangke, Jos Stelling, Krzysztof Zanussi, Leos Carax, Margarethe von Trotta, Marina Razbezhkina, Theodoros Angelopoulos, Tonino Guerra, Ulrich Seidl, Víctor Erice, Wim Wenders, Želimir Žilnik and etc.

Detailed information on the invited professionals and schedule of Master Classes of GAIFF 2018 will available soon.