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A look back at the stats, facts and figures from Marche du Film Online

Marché du Film Online comes to a close, the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes announces the numbers of its first virtual edition. Over the course of five days, the Marché du Film Online welcomed 10,002 participants from all around the world. The most important delegation came from the USA (1,500 participants), followed by France (1,400 participants) and the UK (950 participants). More than half of the participants were coming from Europe with 5,900 participan...

Interview with Marché du Film Executive Director Jérôme Paillard

Jérôme Paillard in conversation with Bruno Chatelin     Facts and figures on the 2020 marchédu Film online, the first edition of its kind. Quite a challenge on many fronts   A few figures about attendance  trends this year? when is the marchedufilm.online opening, why 5 days only? How many of the Cannes official selection  titles will be screening in the virtual Marché do you see a trend ? I see 16 conferences and panels a...

The American Pavilion 2021 Emerging Filmmaker Virtual Showcase EFS Alumni Edition

The Showcase will be viewable ONLY from Friday, April 30 to Sunday, May 2. There will be a live Q&A with the filmmakers via Zoom on Sunday, May 2 at 2:00 PM (PT). You will receive the EFS site password along with Zoom login info after you register.  Please join us for  The American Pavilion 2021 Emerging Filmmaker Virtual Showcase EFS Alumni Edition REGISTER HERE! &...

AFI World Peace Initiative set to honour FilmFestivals.com Bruno Chatelin in Cannes

  UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION DEVOTED TO WORLD PEACE IS SET TO HOST EVENTS DURING CANNES FILM FESTIVAL FOR 9th YEAR   Media Partner of FilmFestivals.com New Generation In Action's AFI World Peace Initiative & the organizations World Peace & Tolerance Institute is set to host events during Cannes Film Festival in both (Pre-Cannes) event and during Cannes Film Festival both on-line and in person with COVID-19 restrictions followed and set to honour FilmFes...

New dates set for the Marché du Film Online Pre-Cannes Screenings: 21-25 June 2021

Following the request from sales agents to have an intermediate event between the EFM in Berlin and the Marché du Film in Cannes (6-15 July 2021), the Marché du Film announced a few weeks ago the Pre-Cannes Screenings in May. More recently, some sales companies voiced their preference to hold the event later in June. We therefore decided to launch a wide survey to all buyers and sellers. More than 700 answered: a vast majority confirmed their participation in the Pre-Can...

Check the EFS Alumni Edition of the 2021 Emerging Filmmaker Virtual Showcase!

  Please join us for The American Pavilion 2021 Emerging Filmmaker Virtual Showcase EFS Alumni Edition  The Showcase will be viewable ONLY from Friday, April 30 to Sunday, May 2. There will be a live Q&A with the filmmakers via Zoom on Sunday, May 2 at 2:00 PM (PT). You will receive the EFS site password along with Zoom login info after you register. REGISTER HERE!   For more informat...

Full market coverage from the 2020 virtual edition with 342 articles

Sketch by Nesta Morgan  Sadly, like thousand of festival goers and market attendees , we have covered the Cannes 2020 edition from a distance. 342 ARTICLES IN OUR REMOTE COVERAGE WHICH CAN BE FOUND BELOW 270 ARTICLES AND 18 VIDEOS  AND  22 ARTICLES IN FRENCH   WHILE OUR COVERAGE FROM THE CANNES FESTIVAL DAILIES CAN BE FOUND HERE 28 ARTICLES AND 22 ARTICLES IN FRENCH   Cannes 2020 playlist on our VIDEO CHANNEL  PIC...

Film sales support (fss): continuing successful booster for european films at overseas markets

  Golden Bear winner BAD LUCK BANGING OR LOONY PORN by Radu Jude (Heretic Outreach, Greece)   Following another FSS Open Call for Digital Promotion Campaigns and the ongoing call for Ready-to-use Digital Promotion Campaigns, EFP (European Film Promotion) has awarded a total of € 129,000 in grants for the promotion, marketing and visibility of 58 European films outside of Europe at the beginning of 2021. A further four films from Switzerland will receive a financial injection to...

Marché du Film announces its "Pre-Cannes Screenings" dates

Sketch by Nesta Morgan The Festival de Cannes’ Marché du Film will take place as usual alongside the Festival in Cannes from 6 to 15 July 2021. The 4 days "Pre-Cannes Screenings" will be online from Tuesday May 25th to Friday May 28th, 2021.   They will run on the upgraded marchedufilm.online platform that will offer virtual booths for sales companies and screning rooms in streaming. Access to this platform will be strictly reserved to buyers already registere...

The Marché du Film hopes to be back in Cannes from 6-15 July 2021 with a blast!

After a 2020 online edition as challenging as it was successful, we’re thrilled to welcome you back onsite this July in Cannes! The Marché du Film team is already working on an exceptional 2021 edition so we can all celebrate global cinema together again. Registration will open on 15 March 2021. We look forward to better days ahead and we can’t wait to see you again in Cannes this summer!     The Festival de Cannes had reserved the right to chan...

The American Pavilion 2020 Emerging Filmmaker Virtual Showcase opened

Please join us for The American Pavilion 2020 Emerging Filmmaker Virtual Showcase!  The Showcase will be viewable ONLY from Friday, January 15 to Sunday, January 17. There will be a live Q&A with the filmmakers via Zoom on Sunday, January 17 at 2:00 PM (PT). You will receive the EFS site password along with Zoom login info after you register. REGISTER HERE!   We look forward to sho...

Antipiracy : Cannes Marché du Film and Ventana Sur renew partnership with Blue Efficience

After a successful partnership for Cannes, the Marché du Film is once again working with Blue Efficience to increase the security of online screenings for Ventana Sur. The Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes, the leading global film industry event which was held online exceptionally this year for five days from June 22nd to 26th established a new exclusive partnership with the company Blue Efficience. Against the background of the ongoing health crisis, the Marché...

Karl Bardosh Humanitarian Cellphone Cinema Awards announced during Marché du Film

Hollywood, Bollywood, Nollywood came together with the UNESCO Center for Peace to endorse the 2nd annual Karl Bardosh Humanitarian Cellphone Cinema Awards at Marche du Film and congratulate Founder (HRH Princess) Angelique Monet for hosting the event and supporting the worldwide movement of mobile phone filmmaking     New Generation In Action's AFI World Peace Initiative, a not for profit 501(c)(3) Non Government Organization which holds Consultative Status to the United Natio...

Cannes Nordic replay...in case you missed the events

    Missed the Nordics in Cannes? Here is your chance to catch up on our insightful Webinars from last week, get the overview of films screened at the market as well as Who is Who in Scandinavian Films.     ...

Watch the Nostradamus session from Marché du Film Online

Making Choices: How to Build for a Better New Normal Last week, the Göteborg Film Festival’s Nostradamus project returned to Cannes NEXT at the Marché du Film Online in a dynamic session on the near future of the industry in the light of the COVID-19 crisis. See it today! In an ambitious three-part seminar broadcast from Göteborg’s Stora Teatern, the Nostradamus Project invited experts to reflect on the near future of the film and scripted television indus...

Catch Up Sessions from the Market...All yours

  Marché du Film 22-26 June 2020 Press "replay" The Marché du Film Online wrapped up on Friday 26 June after 5 full days packed with no fewer than 200 conferences. Experience and learning shared all together live are now available for replay. Throughout the summer you can dip into our conferences about diversity, new technologies, virtual reality or co-production. Until we can toast again in Cannes, stay safe, take care and vive le cinéma!   Ca...

Catch up with the exclusive concerts from the Market

Join us: meet & listen... Meet & Listen Spot the Composer concerts provided music lovers with opportunities to enjoy online live shows from world-renowned composers Mark Isham online concert Camille Bazbaz online concert Ryūichi Sakamoto online concert Chloé Thévenin online concert Gabriel Yared online concert   ...

As the Cannes market comes to an end, the Far East market opens its doors!

Udine - 30 June / 2 July 2020 FOCUS ASIA 2020 As the Cannes market comes to an end, the Far East market opens its doors! More than 600 requests for one-to-one meetings. 9 projects selected for the market, 7 projects selected for the 'in progress' section. Over 600 requests for one-to-one meetings between accredited professionals. Nine projects selected for the All Genres Project Market. Seven films selected for the new Far East in progress section. These are the numbers that t...

IFFAM Macau takes part in Fantastic 7 initiative in Cannes for Second Year

International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM), jointly organized by the Macao Government Tourism Office and the Macau Films & Television Productions and Culture Association, is pleased to be participating for a second year in Fantastic 7, a Cannes Market initiative that has taken place online this year between  June 22-26.   An initiative of the Marché du Film, Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia and international expert Bernardo Bergeret, ...

Psychological thriller "Alone Wolf" Starring Cara Gee and Richard de Klerk picked up for distribution

A new gripping psychological thriller! Jonathan's Dark Apocalyptic View Keeps Him Locked inside, Self-Quarantined, until He and His Camera Witness a Murder on His Doorstep. Alone Wolf trailer link: https://youtu.be/PvS7kvy3k0M     PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER ALONE WOLF STARRING CARA GEE AND RICHARD de KLERK ACQUIRED BY GRAVITAS VENTURES FOR DIGITAL HD, CABLE VOD, BLU-RAY AND DVD RELEASE JULY 3, 2020   Jonathan's Dark Apocalyptic View Keeps Him...

Arclight Films closes North American deal with Grindstone Entertainment Group for haunting thriller LET IT SNOW

Leading international sales company Arclight Films has finalized its North American distribution deal for the haunting thriller Let It Snow with Grindstone Entertainment Group, a Lionsgate company, it was announced today by Arclight Films’ Chairman Gary Hamilton. The film will be released On Demand on September 22, 2020. Grindstone Entertainment Group recently announced the renewal of their longstanding partnership with Lionsgate.   “We are delighted to have our long-time frie...

Germans in Cannes

On 26 June, Deadline presented, in partnership with German Films, a panel with three German top industry players discussing their perspectives regarding the current situation of the film industry titled "Back to Business: A German Perspective". The panel consisted of director and actress Maria Schrader (UNORTHODOX), Martin Moszkowicz (chairman of the executive board of Constantin Film AG) and Michael Weber (The Match Factory). The panel was seen by about 500 industry partic...

The 2020 Marché du Film Online featured wrapped positively with a whole new experience of the market

The 2020 Marché du Film Online featured 10 002 particpants, 323 booths, 1235 screenings, 200 conferences, over 3500 films and projects discussed.     A global pandemic was no match for our annual Marché du Film event. Thank you so much for making the virtual trip to this year’s market. We hope it was a success for you and we couldn't have done it without all of you. After last year’s 60th anniversary record-breaking attendance, this year’s e...

Voltage Pictures has launched international sales on director Thor Freudenthal’s upcoming YA romance Words on Bathroom WallS

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Voltage Pictures has launched international sales on director Thor Freudenthal’s (Carnival Row, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Diary of a Wimpy Kid) upcoming YA romance Words on Bathroom Walls, starring Charlie Plummer (“Looking for Alaska”, All the Money in the World), Andy Garcia (Ocean’s Eleven, The Godfather Part III) and AnnaSophia Robb (“Little Fires Everywhere”, “The Act”), it was announced today by President and COO Jonathan Deckter. &nbs...

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