Film1 Festival

Film1 Festival, formerly known as Film1.3, was a Dutch premium television channel owned by Chellomedia, the European content division of Liberty Global. On 1 March 2012 the channel was replaced by Film1 Sundance. Its main focus was on arthouse films and international productions. Film1 launched together with its sister service Sport1 on 1 February 2006 and replaced the Canal+ Netherlands television channels. Film1 offers multiple channels with Dutch and international film and television series productions.[1] On 25 February 2011 Film1.3 was rebranded into Film1 Festival.[2] On 31 January 2012 Film1 announced that Film1 Festival would be replaced by Film1 Sundance on 1 March 2012.[3]

Film1 Festival
Film1 Festival Logo
Launched1 February 2006 (2006-02-01)
Closed1 March 2012 (2012-03-01)
Owned byLiberty Global
Picture format576i (PAL) 16:9
Slogan"Alleen op één"
(Only on one)
Broadcast areaNetherlands
Formerly calledFilm1.3
Replaced byFilm1 Sundance
Sister channel(s)Film1 Premiere
Film1 Action
Film1 Family
Film1 Series

The channel was available on most digital cable providers, satellite provider CanalDigitaal and IPTV provider Tele2. DVB-T provider Digitenne does not provide Film1.

See also


  1. , Alles over het Film1 Kanaal (in Dutch)
  2. Archived 2012-04-27 at the Wayback Machine, Wijziging kanalen Film1 (in Dutch)
  3. , Chellomedia launches Sundance Channel
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