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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...

Background and Perspectives on Film Festival Consulting for your films

Poster signed by Arnold for Bruno Chatelin as a thank you token of fantastic Box Office records in France   I have been working with film festivals and helping filmmakers for the past 20 years in various capacities. There was only one big lesson I learnt in festivals: Cannes can work miracles for you, if you do the right thing with the right people : dare, work hard and be creative in each of your actions. HERE IS THE DETAILED STORY OF A 40M $ HANDSHAKE TO ME FOLLOWING OUR SUCCESS...

Submit through our partner DocFilmDepot WE HAVE IMAGINED A FUN, SECURE, AND WELL ADAPTED TOOL TO THE ENVIRONMENT FOR DOCUMENTARY CINEMA. Docfilmdepot is a platform that allows directors, producers and distributors of documentary films to manage their call for entries at several festivals. It allows you to create an account, to register one or more films whatever the genre to which they belong, to download the corresponding files, then to submit them to the festivals of your choice, partn...

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“Global Content Creators Showcase 2021” Spotlights Women Filmmakers

All Female Panel Featured Award-winning Filmmakers Anna Fishbeyn and Eva Lanska, German American producer Christina Rose and Alien Films’ Eileen Tasca; Moderated by Director/Activist Kate Rees Davies On April 14, 2021 at 7 am PST (4 pm CET/France), Cloud 21 International ( and Kultura PR International ( presented the inaugural installment of  the "Global Content Creators Showcase,” a special virtual event held during the t...

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...

Accepting Submissions for the 2021 Gotham Week Project Market!

    We’re currently accepting submissions for Spotlight on Documentaries, Narrative Series, and Audio Series & Originals for the Project Market at the 2021 Gotham Week (September 19-24). Spotlight on Documentaries is designed for non-fiction filmmakers with features and series in development, production, and post-production. The Narrative Series section is designed for creators with scripted series (including short form, half-hour and hour-long), from development st...

VdR–Industry has started!

  Emilie Bujès (Artistic director) and Madeline Robert (Head of VdR–Industry) opened VdR–Industry on Wednesday with a broadcasted ceremony followed by the beginning of VdR–Pitching. The 52nd edition of Visions du Réel kicked off yesterday with the release of the 15 first films of its programme.    VdR–Pitching ...

Bergamo Film Meeting 2021 / Line-up unveiled

The 39th edition of Bergamo Film Meeting will take place from April the 24th to May the 2nd 2021, and will be officially opened on Friday, the 23rd of April at 8 pm with the world premiere of Brucia. Ancora. Paolo Fresu, Elio Biffi, Paolo Spaccamonti, Gerardo Chimini play Il fuoco by Giovanni Pastrone, which will be broadcasted online on BFM social channels for free. The Festival programme includes 7 feature films, all Italian premières, in the ...

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...

AVIA OTT Summit 2021 - The Future of Video Streaming is Here!

The Asia Video Industry Association's (AVIA) OTT Summit - The Future of Video Streaming welcomed 900 delegates and featured over 80 industry experts and leaders across the four-day conference this year. Opening the OTT Summit was the streaming analyst Matthew Ball, Managing Partner of Epyllion Industries, who presented a deep dive into the OTT industry in the United states, being the most mature, most competitive, and most valuable video market with the most consumptive media consumers...

Buyers Event: Digital announces the 3rd edition in virtual mode from 8-10 June 2021.

  The market’s third edition will bring together the global and Russian Content Industry this June   Key Buyers Event: Digital has today announced that the third edition of the event will take place virtually from 8-10 June 2021. The successful international online market of audio-visual content from Russia will present exciting new projects, showcase prominent producers and local emerging and established talents. The event will traditionally ce...

Register Now: “Global Content Creators 2021” Virtual All Female Panel Event on April 13

Cloud 21 International & Kultura PR International to Present “Global Content Creators 2021” Special Virtual Event on April 13, 2021 All Female Panel to Feature Award-winning Filmmakers Anna Fishbeyn and Eva Lanska, German American producer Christina Rose and Alien Films’ Eileen Tasca; Panel to be Moderated by Director/Activist Kate Rees Davies Cloud 21 PR International and Kultura PR International  are pleased to present the inaugural installment of its l...

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 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...

Arclight Films locks North American distribution deal with Gravitas Ventures for CHASING WONDERS

‘CHASING WONDERS’ STARRING PAZ VEGA, EDWARD JAMES OLMOS, QUIM GUTIERREZ, CARMEN MAURA, AND ANTONIO DE LA TORRE   Arclight Films’ chairman Gary Hamilton announced today the company has locked distribution in North America for the star-studded coming of age film, Chasing Wonders, starring award-winner Spanish star Paz Vega (Rambo: Last Blood, Sex and Lucia), Academy Award® nominee Edward James Olmos (Blade Runner, Miami Vice), Quim Gutierrez (Spy Time, The Last Da...

Good run at EFM for russian companies reporting more than 30 deals

Russian companies have summed up the results of the European Film Market (EFM 2021). Companies from France, Germany, North America, Vietnam, Mexico, Brazil, China, South Korea, and others are among the international distributors, which bought Russian films, TV series, and animation.   EFM 2021, which took place online from March 1-5 as part of the Berlin International Film Festival, gathered more than 500 participants from 60 countries. Russian companies presented over 140 projects,...

Berlinale 2021: European Film Market in post review

  The 2021 Berlinale is being held in two parts, the European Film Market (EFM), restricted to  the industry and the press, from March 1-5, and the public film festival, the Summer Special, scheduled for June 9-20 in Berlin cinemas and open air venues with jury members and award winners. The second component, if staged, will continue Berlinale’s tradition as the world’s biggest public film festival.  To date, the EFM has been very successful, with achievement...

Tryon Film Fest to Host Trade Show in October

  The Friendliest Town in The South Tryon rolls out the red carpet each year for the folks who attend the Tryon International Film Festival. Great restaurants, quaint bed-and-breakfast inns, and people enjoying the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains. Those who come often come back—and stay!   In addition to showcasing an extensive collection of promising world-class cinema, Tryon International Film Festival will host its first-ever film-industry trade show scheduled for Friday-...

Global Content Creators Virtual Showcase (PR Sponsorship Opportunity) April 13, 2021

Hello, We have one space left for our Global Content Creators Showcase, virtual event, scheduled for April 13, 2021.     Kultura PR and Cloud 21 recently held the 4th Annual Indie Entertainment Showcase (virtually) during Sundance. An incredible success, the event, that garnered over 2,000 views. The event featured COO Bruno Chatelin, filmmaker/screenwriter Eva Lanska, author/journalist and creative consultant for Darren Star's ‘Emily in Paris’ Re...

Top 6 highest grossing Hollywood gambling movies of all time

In essence, the movie and gambling industries do not have much in common. When we say "not much", we don't mean "nothing". You can find fun and entertainment in both niches. But what would happen if you put them together? You'd get some sensational titles that have written a piece of Hollywood history with golden letters. Most movie aficionados closely follow everything that has to do with the niche. They will thus name you the 78th Golden Globe Awards winners or...

Wrongly Accused. Murdered. Back For Revenge - 'BLACKSTOCK BONEYARD' - Sneak Peak

  BLACKSTOCK BONEYARD Supernatural, Horror, Suspense - 82 mins - US Release: June 8, 2021 ...

EFM line-up for Generation X Group® GmbH

THE HATCHING   Synopsis: Tim returns to his peaceful childhood village after the death of his father. But the place harbors some bad memories for him: as a teenager, Tim and his friends stole crocodile eggs from the nearby zoo and one of his friends got killed by a crocodile. Now bad things start to happen again in the moors of Somerset: People keep disappearing and mutilated human body parts keep showing up. Tim soon realizes that the crocodile eggs he stole 15 years ago have hatche...

Nordic Screenings Friday, March 5

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EFM Closing Day: DAILIES from EFM Virtual 2021 Edition Events & Line-Up

The 71st  Berlinale International Film Festival will be held March 1–5 (market) & June 9–20, 2021. Our team of festival ambassadors and reporters bring you the dailies from the Berlin Film Festival and European Film Market and keep an eye on past editions archives.  WATCH OUR VIDEO COVERAGE TRAILERS INTERVIEWS AND AMBIANCE I  PHOTOS  I #berlinale I I Berlinale 2020 I Berli...


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