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JUNE 24 Independent Filmmaker Day (during Virtual Cannes) Via Zoom



The Festival de Cannes is launching its Online Marché du Film on Monday 22 June

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On Monday 22 June, the Festival de Cannes is launching its online Marché du Film. This special 2020 version has been set up with a view to continuing to support the international film industry and its professionals.

The Marché du Film will take place from 22 to 26 June, bringing together over 8,500 participants for a total of 250 stands and 60 pavilions. Over 1,200 online screenings will run for participants to enjoy, and the rights to 2,300 feature films will be available to buy.

This new version of the Marché du Film has been designed to mirror the traditional Cannes experience as closely as possible, and will also offer professionals from around the world opportunities to attend over 150 events, panel and keynote talks, speed meetings and round-table discussions, as well as exclusive concerts from film score and soundtrack composers.

Some of these events will be Live on the Festival’s website and our Facebook official page!


◊ Monday 22 June at 4:00pm: Digital European Film Forum

Pierre Lescure (President of the Festival de Cannes), Tatxo Benet (CEO of Mediapro), Thierry Breton (European Commissioner), Marco Chimenz (CEO of Cattleya and European Producers Club Board member), Agnieszka Holland (Film Director and Honorary President of the Federation of European Film Directors), Nico Simon (President of the Europa Cinemas association) and Sabine Verheyen (MEP and Chair of the Culture committee of the European Parliament) meet to discuss the following question: "What might the European Union's role be in shaping the future of the audio-visual ecosystem in Europe?"

◊ Monday 22 June at 5:00pm: Creating the new normal: intersectionality in the film industry

Franklin Leonard (CEO of Black List), Emilia Roig (Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Intersectional Justice) and Anna Serner (CEO of the Swedish Film Institute) tackle the question of building an inclusive future film industry, drawing up an inventory of the industry as it currently stands, and assessing how creative and innovative initiatives can pave the way for change in an ever-shifting cultural landscape. They will also discuss the 'Collectif 50/50' movement. 

◊ Monday 22 June at 6:00pm: Keynote with Alexandre Desplat and John Powell

Discussion with Festival de Cannes 2012 jury member and two-time Academy Award-winning French orchestra conductor and composer Alexandre Desplat, whose latest collaboration with Wes Anderson on The French Dispatch is included in the 2020 Official Selection; and English composer John Powell, who is based in the United States and regularly collaborates with Paul Greengrass, having composed the soundtracks for The Bourne Supremacy (2004), United 93 (2006), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) and Green Zone (2009). He also wrote the original soundtrack for Solo: A Star Wars Story in 2018.

◊ Monday 22 June at 7:00pm: Meet & Listen Mark Isham

An online concert from American jazz, electronic music and soundtrack composer Mark Isham, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his work on Robert Redford's A River Runs Through It (1992). 

◊ Tuesday 23 June at 6:00pm: Meet with HBO Max – Sandra Dewey

Discussion with Sandra Dewey, President of Productions and Business Operations for WarnerMedia Entertainment, on the subject of launching HBO Max in these unusual times.

◊ Tuesday 23 June at 7:00pm: Meet & Listen Camille Bazbaz

Online concert from French pianist, composer and performer Camille Bazbaz, whose last nine albums were released under the stage name BAZBAZ. Camille has composed a number of original soundtracks for many of director Pierre Salvadori's films: Comme elle respire (White Lies) (1998), Les Marchands de Sable (2000), Après vous (2003), Hors de Prix (Priceless) (2006), and En Liberté (The Trouble with You) in 2018, for which he was nominated for a César Award for Best Original Music.

◊ Wednesday 24 June at 7:00pm: Meet & Listen Ryūichi Sakamoto & Laurie Anderson

Online concert from Japanese composer and musician Ryūichi Sakamoto, world-renowned for his soundtracks for Furyo by Nagisa Ōshima, The Sheltering Sky and The Last Emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Original Score. Ryūichi Sakamoto also worked with Pedro Almodóvar on High Heels, Yôji Yamada on Nagasaki: Memories of My Son and Alejandro González Iñárritu on The Revenant.

For this event, he has chosen to invite experimental artist and American musician Laurie Anderson to join him.

◊ Thursday 25 June at 6:00pm: A conversation between Pablo Larraín and Efe Cakarel

Chilean director, producer and screenwriter Pablo Larraín, winner of Berlin's Grand Jury Prize in 2015 for El Club, and whose film Jackie brought him three Academy Award nominations; and Efe Cakerel, Founder and CEO of Mubi, meet to discuss the following question:

"What does film stand for in a post-pandemic world? "

◊ Thursday 25 June at 7:00pm: Meet & Listen Chloé Thévenin 

Online concert from French electronic musician and composer Chloé Thévenin, who was commissioned by the Cinémathèque Française to compose in 2012 the soundtrack for Hitchcock's last silent film, Blackmail. She also collaborated with filmmaker Lidia Terki on the film Paris La Blanche, and has just finished composing the soundtrack for director Laurent Cantet's Arthur Rambo.

◊ Friday 26 June at 4:00pm: Doc Day: Dieudo Hamadi, En route pour le milliard (The Billion Road)

Discussion with Congolese documentary filmmaker Dieudo Hamadi, whose documentary En route pour le milliard (The Billion Road) is in the 2020 Official Selection, and programmer and film critic Claire Diao.

In En route pour le milliard (Downstream to Kinshasa), Dieudo Hamadi consolidates his work as a filmmaker and observer. In the film, his camera returns to the streets, this time following a group of men in their fight to obtain compensation from a failed state. Interwoven with minute detail and shot through with vibrancy, the film ushers audiences in to accompany its everyday heroes on their journey.

◊ Friday 26 June at 7:00pm: Meet & Listen Gabriel Yared

Online concert from composer Gabriel Yared, who won an Academy Award for his soundtrack for The English Patient in 1997. Gabriel Yared began his career alongside filmmakers such as Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Jacques Beineix and Jean-Jacques Annaud. For the past few years, he has collaborated with Xavier Dolan on Juste la fin du monde (It's Only the End of the World) and Ma vie avec John F. Donovan (The Death and Life of John F. Donovan). He was a member of the Festival de Cannes Jury in 2017.


VIDEO 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 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...

55 XR works presented at Cannes XR VIRTUAL 2020

  For its 2020 edition, the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes' XR program dedicated to virtual and augmented reality becomes CANNES XR VIRTUAL from June 24 to 26. This 3-day event will be entirely dedicated to players from the creative industries who use virtual and augmented reality technologies.   This unique edition will take place within the framework of the Marché du Film Online, an online market to be held from June 22 to 26.   For this occasion, the...

Official Cannes Docs program unveiled

EIGHT FESTIVALS AND ORGANIZATIONS TO SHOWCASE SELECTIONS OF DOCS-IN-PROGRESS; FIRST EVER CANNES DOCS CO-PRO SPEED MEETINGS TO TAKE PLACE FROM 23 TO 25 JUNE; DIEUDO HAMADI SPECIAL GUEST OF THE 5TH EDITION OF DOC DAY ON 26 JUNE; SEVEN FESTIVAL PARTNERS TO COLLABORATE WITH CANNES DOCS     The Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes announces the reinvention of Cannes Docs as a digital-only event offering feature documentary film professionals a dedicated platform to connect ...

Marché du Film - Online Panels and Keynotes - Day by Day - June 22 - 26

June 22, 2020  Market Panel - ​'Independent Streamers reply to a crisis' ⁠June 22, 2020, 16:00 - 17:00 GMT+2 The COVID Pandemic has impacted all aspects of the film and media industry. However, independent digital initiatives have rapidly bloomed across the world not only to deliver precious films to a stranded audience, but also to support local cinemas, distributors and producers through a range of innovative ideas. With Filmin (Spain), Kino Now / Kino Mar...

Programme of The cinemas du monde pavilion at the marche du film de Cannes

Should the Wind Drop, by Nora Martirosyan, in the official 2020 selection at Cannes and ACID @SisterProductions    As part of the first Festival de Cannes Marché du Film Virtuel, which will take place from 22 to 26 June, the Cinémas du Monde Pavilion, organised by the Institut français and its official partners (France Medias Monde, SACEM and OIF) and with the support of Orange Studio, will hold daily events to showcase the 17 participants in La Fabrique Cin&...

Has XR finally arrived? Panelists announced for the Immersive Summit in Cannes

JUNE 25, 2020 TIME: 8:30 - 11:00 AM LOS ANGELES TIME   Life in quarantine has been challenging, but immersive technologies are tailor-made for this moment. The seismic changes reshaping every aspect of society create new opportunities for AR and VR to have a transformative impact. IMMERSIVE LIVE will address how we seize this moment through finance and distribution strategies. Tune in to Winston Baker’s IMMERSIVE LIVE webcast in partnership with Marché ...

International Film Finance Webcast with Marché du Film: Keynote Speakers Announced for June 23 Webinar

International Film Finance LIVE When: June 23, 2020 | Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Los Angeles Time Deals are getting done in the time of COVID. From development to finance and distribution, activity continues for some investors, producers, filmmakers and distributors. But how are deals getting vetted and closed? And who are the active players in the market? More than ever, storytelling across cultures has also become a very important and necessary focus of the film business. We will h...


New Titles for Cannes from Summer Hill Entertainment

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Summer Hill Entertainment is happy to participate in the virtual Cannes Market 2020 from June 22nd to June 26th and would like to present their slate of fantastic films ready for delivery. All of our films are available to screen via Vimeo at any time.  
SEE YOU IN CANNES Sincerely... Ted Chalmers Jon Bonnell Angelica Skarstad...

TomCat Films brings the Horror to Cannes 2020

We are happy to participate in the virtual Cannes Market 2020 from June 22nd to June 26th and would like to present to you our slate of fantastic films ready for delivery.   All of our films are available to screen via Vimeo at any time.  You may request an availability sheet for your territory and will include screeners and passwords for your convenience. To schedule meeting with either our North America based staff or European based staff  by Zoom, Sk...



Pandemic and Investor Psychology & 3 Secrets of Film Finance Webinar June 22, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Jun 22, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) FilmCapital is hosting a Cannes 2020 Special Webinar Series! Our first panel is "Pandemic and Investor Psychology & 3 Secrets of Film Finance"   Panelists:   Hatem Dhiab Managing Partner and an Investment Adviser @Gerber Kawasaki Wealth & Investment Management Hatem Dhiab is a founding member and a managing partner and an investment adviser principal at Gerber...

Attraction presents 5-WINDSTORM-films franchise @Cannes 2020


Documentary and Experimental Film Center(DEFC) at Marché du Film Online

Documentary and Experimental Film Center(DEFC) at Marché du Film Online, 22 - 26 June, 2020   DEFC provide film festivals, film markets, TV Channels, theaters, universities, institutes and other organizations, which are interested in Iranian documentary, animation and experimental films. Here under is our new line- up.   Eyes and Arms, Documentary   Director: Panahbarkhoda Rezaee Color, HD, 57’, with English Subtitles Producer: Panahbarkhoda Rezaee, DE...

SC Films screenings @ Cannes 2020!


Fairway Film Alliance announces the Cannes Film Market lineup

Cast: Quinton Aaron (star of The Blind Side, Left Behind), Kenneth McGregor (X-Men, Muppets Take Manhattan), Alea Figueroa (HBO's Ballers) and Brielle Carter (Love Hur...

Breakthrough Entertainment and Black Fawn Films Invite Viewers For a First Look Inside Northern Gothic Thriller, The Oak Room

The much-anticipated film will debut at Cannes’ virtual film market “Marche du Film” next week   Black Fawn Films and Breakthrough Entertainment Inc., the filmmaking team behind such genre hits as I’ll Take Your Dead, Let Her Out, and Antisocial, have released the official trailer and poster for their newest collaboration, The Oak Room, a dark thriller set in a remote and winter-ravaged Canadian town. The film stars actors RJ Mitte (Breaking Bad), Peter Outerbridge...

Polish Films at Cannes!

  As the film industry's most important event, the very word "Cannes" electrifies filmmakers all around the world. And little has changed in these difficult times - we still expect cinematic revelations to premiere there. The first step on the way to greatness may be Marché du Film, the largest film fair in Cannes, taking place online this year.   The Goes to Cannes program is a part of the festival that invites the world's most important ...

New Films from TriCoast Worldwide / Rock Salt Releasing Line up in Cannes

                 MARCHÉ SCREENING: 24 JUNE, 18:00   ...

Memento Films Cannes 2020 Line up & Screenings schedule

  Memento Films International is pleased to share its Cannes 2020 line-up & screenings schedule. OWNLOAD OUR NEW LINE-UP HERE       FEBRUARY by Kamen Kalev ...

BATTLEFIELD 2025 & COVEN Brand New Titles for Cannes: from Uncork'd Entertainment

Exciting new content, completed and ready for delivery ...

Screen Media Library for the Virtual Cannes

SCREEN MEDIA LIBRARY HIGHLIGHTS BATTLE IN SEATTLE Charlize Theron, Woody Harrelson, Channing Tatum Directed by Stuart Townsend 2007/93 Minutes THE LEDGE ...

ITN - New Titles Docs & Animations for the 2020 Cannes Marche Du Film Online

  ITN Distribution attends the 2020 Marche du Film Online with a New Line-Up that consists of Brand New Sci-Fi, Action, War, Thriller, Animation, Family, Horror, Western and Documentary features, as well as our catalogue/library titles.    CLICK HERE FOR ANIMATIONS   CLICK HERE FOR DOCUMENTARIES          COPPER BILL &nb...

Princ Films brings Cagefighter: Worlds Collide in Cannes

Princ Films present the ultimate action sports movie of the Summer 2020 - CAGEFIGHTER: WORLDS COLLIDE. This brilliant underdog story comes with a promise to make up for everything you and your audience have been missing for months - from carefully choreographed rarely seen fighting sequences, behind the scene struggle the world champion must endure, to the triumph of the will - the Cagefighter is the film everyone wants to see.       &nb...

Cannes'20: Olivia Munn boards Replay for Dark Castle and The Exchange

  Photo credit: Courtesy of A+E Networks Brian O’Shea, The Exchange CEO, and Dark Castle Entertainment announced today that award-winning actress Olivia Munn (X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, The Newsroom) is attached to lead the action feature REPLAY. REPLAY will be introduced to international buyers at the upcoming virtual Cannes Film Market, June 22-26, 2020 by The Exchange. CAA Media Finance is representing the domestic sales rights. In pre-production, REPLAY is written and directed by J...

Voltage Pictures has launched international sales on director Conor Allyn’s upcoming thriller No Man’s Land

Voltage Pictures has launched international sales on director Conor Allyn’s (Walk. Ride. Rodeo.) upcoming thriller No Man’s Land, starring Frank Grillo (The Grey, The Purge, Captain America franchise), Jake Allyn (“The Quad”, Sweet Girl), George Lopez (“George Lopez”, El Chicano) and Andie MacDowell (Groundhog Day, “Cuckoo”),  it was announced today by President and COO Jonathan Deckter. Voltage will introduce the project in post-production to...

Exclusive HFPA Fellini-related content for 2020 FARE Cinema

FARE CINEMA GOING VIRTUAL AROUND THE WORLD WITH SOME EXCLUSIVE HFPA FELLINI-RELATED CONTENT FARE CINEMA, a free initiative to promote Italian cinema and film industry in the world by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Italy, is virtual for the third edition since June 15 until June 21, 2020 and is available for free on RaiPlay with some exclusive video content including award-winning short movies and masterclasses, with a special tribute to Federic...

A Soldier's Revenge with Val Kilmer and Annalynne McCord // Await the Dawn with Dee Wallace from Cardinal XD

Cardinal XD Cannes Virtual Market Lineup   Cardinal XD  announces their new ACTION WESTERN film SOLDIER'S REVENGE with Val Kilmer and Annalynne McCord.   "Haunted by wartime horrors, Civil War soldier-turned-bounty-hunter Frank Connor spends his time post-war polishing off two things: whiskey and fugitives. When two desperate children a...

The Yellow Affair at Marché du Film Cannes 2020


Venera Films at Marché du Film Online 2020

  Venera Films will participate at Marché du Film Online 2020. Please find our line-up below.       YEVA An Armenian Story Directed by Anahid Abad The first-ever film by an Iranian-Armenian female filmmaker ...

« Meet & Listen Gabriel Yared » online concert Friday June 26th (introduced by Stéphane Lerouge)

Spot the Composer: Meet & Listen Gabriel Yared  ⁠Do not miss the online concert ​Jun 26, 2020, 19:00 - 19:45 GMT+2       ...

Princ Films brings True Fiction, new thriller horror title to Cannes

  TRUE FICTION /HORROR/THRILLER/MYSTERY / CANADA, COMPLETED, WORLD MARKET PREMIERE TRUE FICTION is a brilliant, skillfully crafted female driven horror thriller that will keep your audiences glued to their screens of all sizes. TRUE FICTION has 100% Rotten Tomatoes rating and some of the great reviews are included below.    Avery, a lonely wannabe writer, gets her big break when she is hand-selected to assist her hero, a reclusive author, Caleb Conrad. Whisked away to Cal...

New Titles for Cannes 2020 from Breaking Glass Pictures

          Breaking Glass Pictures are proud to announce our brand new thrillers, 'DAY 13' and 'EXIT 0', for the 2020 Cannes virtual film market.   Marc Helfrich   Click to View International Catalogue   ...

Figa Films in Cannes 2020

    We look forward to meeting you during this year's new edition of the online Marché du Film. Here's our line up: ...

Antipode Sales titles at Marché du Film online

  ALL TITLES AVAILABLE AT OUR MARCHE/CINANDO VIRTUAL BOOTH Antipoders hope you're safe and heathy and invite you to virtual meetings at the MARCHE DU FILM ONLINE. Please, take your time to get acquainted with our current 2020 live action line-up. To set up a meeting via Zoom, Talque or any other way, please use the buttons down below or simply reply to this email. Thank you and good luck at the MARCHE DU FILM!   ...

Making Choices: How to Build for a Better New Normal : Nostradamus at Marché du Film Online

  Göteborg Film Festival's Nostradamus initiative returns to Cannes NEXT, this year exploring how to build a better normal for the industry in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The session will be presented June 25 in collaboration with Film i Väst and Cannes NEXT Marché du Film Online.  The global pandemic has rapidly accelerated a number of largely inevitable film industry change processes, but also left many stakeholders scrambling to sustainably t...

New titles from Pluto Film at Cannes Virtual Marché

  We are happy to announce the new film in our Cannes line- up: The Great Freedom (Die große Freiheit) Drama, Germany, in post-production Director: Wendla Nölle, Cast: Dagmar Manzel, (John Rabe)  Rolf Lassgard (Downsizing, A man called Ove) Come and discover...

TVCO boards Dace Pūce’s The Pit during post production!

The Latvian-Finnish co-production is now in post production, after winning the Work in Progress Grand Prix at IndustryTallinn & Baltic Event at 2019 PÖFF | Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. TVCO head of sales Simonetta Polese said: “We read the treatment, and we felt The Pit was a poignant story, a modern-day dark fable with lots of potential. This was one of the reasons why we decided to be on the producers’ side as international distributors from the star...

Cintamani Films Line Up - Marche Du Film

Cannes Digital Market is around the corner and we are happy to present our current line up. Soledad Cáceres and Rod Sáez Chávez will be happy to host meetings at Cintamani Films digital stand from June 22nd to 26th. Please answer this email to suggest a suitable day and time. We have a plenty of awarded features, documentaries and short films. Feel free to download or browse our Catalog with all the information about our company. With a wide lis...

The Movie Agency lineup for Le marche du film is now complete.

The Movie Agency 2020 lineup for Le marche du film . A great combination of feature films from various countries. From Horror Thriller to Drama, Comedies and Documentaries, we are ready!     ...

OneTwoThree Media Debuts at Cannes Marché du Film 2020

Launched in 2020 OneTwoThree Media, headed by Alan Green, is bringing an exciting slate of new titles to our first Cannes Marché du Film. Our titles include the most topical and talked about film of the year - EQUAL STANDARD - starring Ice-T, Tobias Truvillion (Empire), Maurice Benard (General Hospital) and Syleena Johnson. A plains-clothed black NYPD Detective is shot by one of his own white police officers, he returns fire and kills the officer. Communities are ignit...

Latest Acquisitions by CINEMA MANAGEMENT GROUP Screening at MDF

CMG is screening our latest acquisitions at Marche du Film.. CMG is a full-service international sales company specializing in renowned commercial films that have worldwide appeal. As Executive Producers and Sales Agent, we invest in films at script stage and are an active partner to maximize potential returns. We assist and advise on all aspects of production, ensure delivery worldwide, as well as best possible release scenarios with our int’l distributors.   &n...

Myriad Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to the Romantic Comedy, MODERN PERSUASION, premiering in Cannes

 “MODERN PERSUASION” STARRING ALICIA WITT and SHANE MCRAE TO HAVE ITS WORLD PREMIERE AT CANNES     Myriad Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to the Romantic Comedy, MODERN PERSUASION, a feature film written by Jonathan Lisecki (Gayby) and Barbara Radecki (Expecting). The film will premiere at the Cannes Virtual Market, June 22nd to June 26th 2020.   Directed by Alex Appel (The Death of Alice Blue) and Jonathan Lisecki and ...

mm2 Announces 'THE SILENT FOREST', Opening Film at Taipei Film Festival

Our upcoming Taiwanese film, 'THE SILENT FOREST《無聲》' will be Opening Film at the 2020 Taipei Film Festival this June. We are excited to announce THE SILENT FOREST《無聲》, a new addition to our line-up for Cannes 2020 Virtual Market. Please find more information below about our new Taiwanese title below. TAIPEI FILM FESTIVAL - OPENING FILM   ...

101 Films Line up in Cannes

101 Films, an Amcomri Media Group company, has confirmed the all rights’ acquisition of a significant slate of movies for release in the UK ahead of the Marche Du Film. Leading a strong and eclectic slate is Nuclear (2019), acquired from Ida Martins at Media Luna, a tense and haunting tale of a toxic family with a dangerous past, starring George MacKay – fresh from his starring role in 1917, alongside Emilia Jones of supernatural Netflix hit Lock...

The Creative Coalition to Award up to $150k to Filmmakers in New Spotlight Initiative

The Creative Coalition announces today that the organization will award up to $150,000 in grants to three winning filmmakers selected to produce short films (up to 40 minutes) about the untold story of obesity. Weight impacts our health and this chronic disease affects individuals of all ages and backgrounds, their families and communities. It’s time to tell this story. Interested filmmakers can find submission information and treatment guidelines here (http://thecreativec...

Italy's Frontline: A Doctor's Diary

Italy’s Frontline: A Doctor’s Diary to broadcast on BBC 2 and BBC IPlayer 9pm on 29th June   Stretchers fill the corridors; oxygen tanks are in short supply and patients die alone without a last word from their loved ones. This is the scene inside a hard-hit hospital in Cremona, northern Italy, at the height of the coronavirus outbreak earlier this year.   Italy’s Frontline: A Doctor’s Diary is an hour-long documentary, by Bafta TV and ...

All Rights Entertainment @ Cannes 2020

    IN PRODUCTION   GULLIVER RETURNS   90' - Ukraine - 2020 - Adventure / Comedy / Family English   ...

Announcing: Official Selection Projects for Frontières Market 2020

Frontières returns to for the 13th edition of its co-production market (July 23-26) which, this year, will take place in a digital form. Official Selection Projects We are thrilled to announce our complete Official Selection line-up of 20 international genre projects in advanced development & early financing. For the first time, the Frontières selection includes a project from Switzerland.  This year's line-...

NFDC Film Bazaar Goes to Cannes 2020

GOES TO CANNES TUESDAY 23 JUNE 2020 12:00 2h - Marché du Film Online TWO FRIENDS Category: Film Bazaar Goes to Cannes Directed by: Prasun Chatterjee Produced by: Prasun Chatterjee, Prosenjit Ranjan Nath, Soumya Mukhopadhyay, Ivy Yu-Hua Shen (Kathak Talkies) Country of production: India   GOES TO CANNES TUESDAY 23 JUNE 2020 12:00 2h - Marché du Film Online...

Cannes'20: Olivia Munn boards Replay for Dark Castle and The Exchange

 Photo credit: Courtesy of A+E Networks Los Angeles, CA, June 12 2020: Brian O'Shea, The Exchange CEO, and Dark Castle Entertainment announced today that award-winning actress Olivia Munn (X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, The Newsroom) is attached to lead the action feature REPLAY. REPLAY will be introduced to international buyers at the upcoming virtual Cannes Film Market, June 22-26, 2020 by The Exchange. CAA Media Finance is representing the domestic sales rights. In pre-production, REPLAY is ...

Bridging the Dragon & Marché du Film - CHINA NEXT

Sino-European producers' association Bridging the Dragon together with Marché du Film will host for the fifth consecutive year a two-day intensive program focusing on China. This year's program "China Next" will be shaped for the new virtual space comprising a platform dedicated to Sino-International one-to-one meetings on Tuesday, 23 June and panel discussions on Wednesday, 24 June. The event is open fo...

California No: Comedy Available from Adler & Associates Entertainment

Winner of 6 Awards Nominated for an Additional 7 Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance Director: Ned Ehrbar Language: English Running Time: 8...

The Reel Suspects Team announces new films & Screening Schedule @ Virtual Cannes Film Market

The show must go on :) It's not this year that we will be able to offer you coffees and free hugs. That said, we would love to virtually meet you during the Marché du Film Online from the 22nd to the 26th of June, to present you our lineup of finished features and upcoming projects that will surely give you In Real Life cinematic sensations.   Virtual hugs, The Reel Suspects Team   ...

AMBI Cannes 2020 line up

 AMBI Distribution takes part to Cannes online market           MARKET FOCUS           ...

TALK Global Media presents the Cannes 2020 lineup

    TALK Global Media is pleased to present its Cannes Lineup and invites you to meet online from the 22nd to the 26th of June. TALK is available via a Zoom meeting or the Cinando Match&Meet.     ...

Cyber Group Studios and Soyuzmultfilm announce their new partnership for a pre school animation studio

CYBER GROUP STUDIOS AND RUSSIAN FEDERATION SOYUZMULTFILM PROUDLY ANNOUNCE “CYBER SOYUZ JUNIOR”,A NEW JOINT PRESCHOOL ANIMATION LABEL   Cyber Group Studios, the leading European animated entertainment company, and the historical Russian State animation studio Soyuzmultfilm are thrilled to announce their new partnership to create the first ever French and Russian joint label of animated programs “CYBER SOYUZ JUNIOR”, targeting the preschool au...

The audiovisual sector in the time of COVID-19 : New documentary and live expert chat during Cannes Marché du Film online

Tuesday 23 June, 17.00 - 18.00 (CET) Join us for this free online panel!   You're invited to join us for a new documentary short on the effects of the pandemic on the film, television and VOD industries in Europe. We've interviewed major players in these industries and there'll be a live chat with them after the film. An hour well spent to understand the 'new normal'! Register here for free Well the European Audiovis...

Attraction brings new films to Cannes (digitally)

Attraction Distribution | 5455 De Gaspe Ave., Suite 200, Montreal, QC H2T 3B3 Canada     ...

Gale Anne Hurd will speak at CARLA 2020 A Global Digital Conference For Diversity & Inclusion in Film and TV

  CARLA 2020  Hosted by Women in Film & TV International will run August 21 – 23, 2020 Speakers include: Amma Asante, Julie Taymor, Paul Feig and Gale Anne Hurd.   CARLA 2020 is an online conference bringing together creatives, researchers, executives, financiers, and activists for a powerful conference focusing on creating lasting structural change in the film and television ecosystem. Virtual and interactive keynotes, panels, roun...

Magnolia Pictures International Cannes 2020 Lineup & Virtual Market Screenings

  We are looking forward to discuss our new projects with you!  You will find our Cannes 2020 line-up and Market Screenings schedule below.  Attending Cannes Marché du Film Online Lorna Lee Torres - Head of International Sales Marie Zeniter - International Sales Manager Jun 22-26, 2020 *Online Booth coming up* For meetings please contact us at   ...


Come and "meet" us at our virtual booth, we will be online from the 22nd to the 26th of June and look forward to sharing with you the new and the upcoming titles and announce the festivals premieres. Please feel free to contact us directly to schedule a Zoom meeting or to ask for a link: Manola Novelli – Sales –  Daniela Cölle – Festivals –  ...

VMI Worldwide – Cannes 2020 Line up

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Wochit boosts content library in Ruptly global archive deal

Ruptly, the global news and media agency, today announced a strategic partnership with Wochit, the video library and creation platform used by over 350 media brands worldwide. Under the deal, Wochit clients will be able to draw on material from Ruptly’s extensive archive catalogue and immediately edit and create their own videos within the Wochit platform. The new partnership enhances the Wochit user experience by bringing Ruptly’s news and general interest videos to its clients. ...

Cannes 2020 - Line Up from FIVE STAR PRODUCTION (THAILAND)

PEENAK 2  20 FEBRUARY  2020 Peace has returned to ThammaNakanimitr Temple after Monk Nong, Monk First and Monk Balloon completed the mission to fulfill their pledges and won the battle with the ghost of NakNont. The three monks hope to spend a peaceful life in the saffron robe. But not so fast. Something happens, so Monk Balloon and Monk First secretly pack their bags and leave the monkhood in the middle of the night. Monk Nong remains at...

The Blackout sells to the US and China

  Russian post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller the Blackout produced by PREMIER Studios will be released on one of the largest national VOD services iQIYI in China. Meanwhile, Shout! Studios will be distributing the film in the US and Canada. The deals were negotiated by Central Partnership (a part of Gazprom-Media Holding) that is handling international distribution rights for the film.   Currently the rights for the BLACKOUT have been sold to o...

CICAE launches international action campaign #BackToCinema

The International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas (CICAE), in collaboration with the German initiative, #ZurückInsKino, has started an international social media campaign under the name #BackToCinema. The action consists of some motifs created specifically to be used on Facebook profile images and other social media, containing the phrase "Back to Cinema", not only in English but also in several other languages. The idea behind this campaign started from ...

Billionaire Alki David Launches New Film Production and Sales company Etv Studios

ETV STUDIOS is a new Film Production and Sales company which recently launched by greek Hollywood billionaire with a $100 million development fund. The Company already has a massive film and television library of over forty seven thousand titles with some of the top notable Directors and A list Stars.     Including Jack Nicholson, Sylvester Stallone, Gene Hackman, Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Helen Hunt, William Defoe, Dennis Quaid, Roger Moore, F...

Arclight Films locks US distribution for TOMIRIS

Leading entertainment company Arclight Films, led by chairman Gary Hamilton, announced today the company has locked all US distribution rights with Well Go USA for the action-adventure Tomiris, a powerful portrayal of the legendary Queen Tomiris directed by multi-award-winning director Akan Satayev (The Liquidator). Starring Kazakhstan superstars Almira Tursyn (as Tomiris), Adil Akhmetov (as Argun), and Aizhan Lighg (as Sardana)––who perform all of their own action-packed stunts&n...

Virtual Cannes World Premieres, Festival Favorites, Theatrical Hits from Princ Films

  We are excited to bring our new fragrant, family-friendly film THE SNEAK OVER to the virtual Marché du Film this year. A movie that you can enjoy with your kids and only have to endure about a "hundred" silly jokes. Their laughter will brighten your days! "It’s the summer before fifth grade and Henry Hudson hasn’t found his place in the world. Then he meets a group of immature film geeks who give him the courage to stand up to the neighborh...

VIDEO: Q&A with Willem Dafoe, Abel Ferrara & Sean Baker for Abel Ferrara's Tommaso

Directed by ABEL FERRARA Starring WILLEM DAFOE   "Critic's Pick! Crackle[s] with ideas and empathy, as Ferrara’s best work always does." – Glenn Kenny, The New York Times   "...blending humility and go-for-broke nerve meticulously conceived and of the great Dafoe performances...If this film were a person, I would risk my life to save it." -- Matt Zoeller Seitz, Currently playing nationwide in virtual cinemas...

Instrum Virtual Cannes Lineup 2020

VIRTUAL CANNES 2020   PROXIMITY Genre: Sci-Fi / Thriller Year: 2020 Synopsis: A young scientist working for NASA is abducted by extra terrestrials and captures it all on video. When no one believes him or the authenticity of the footage he becomes obsessed with finding proof. Digging too far leads him on a journey of discovery far bigger than he and a trailing government ag...


Market panel - 'A conversation on the near future of film distribution across all streams' June 26, 2020, 18:00 - 19:00 GMT+2

Speakers Neal Block Head of Theatrical Distribution and Marketing Magnolia Pictures Head of Theatrical Distribution and MarketingMagnolia Pictures The leading independent film distributor for nearly 20 years, Magnolia Pictures is the theatrical and home entertainment distribution arm of the Wagner/Cuban Companies. Recent releases include Romanian crime thriller THE W...

Market panel - 'Meet the young talents of an evolving digital distribution landscape' June 26, 2020, 17:00 - 18:00 GMT+2

As business models across the film industry are changing more rapidly than ever, further catalysed by the pandemic, a few companies found various and exciting ways to adapt themselves and grow their business while supporting a largely paralysed ecosystem. h264 and Circle Collective are two of these young and innovative talents. We will hear their respective Presidents, Jean-Christophe J. Lamontagne and Kyle Greenberg, to learn how their initial ""traditional&qu...

Market Keynote - 'Baobab Studios New Project Sneak Peek' June 25, 2020, 22:00 - 23:00 GMT+2

Baobab Studios will share a sneak peek of their newest interactive experience, TITLE TO BE ANNOUNCED. Learn about this work in progress though a live Moderated Discussion and Q&A with Director Eric Darnell, Head of Content Kane Lee, Art Director Glenn Hernandez, and Lead Animator Ken Fountain. cannes xr   ...

Market panel - 'IMMERSIVE LIVE Presented by Winston Baker and Marché du Film' June 25, 2020, 18:00 - 20:00 GMT+2

Life in quarantine has been challenging, but immersive technologies are tailor-made for this moment. The seismic changes reshaping every aspect of society create new opportunities for AR and VR to have a transformative impact. IMMERSIVE LIVE will address how we seize this moment through finance and distribution strategies. cannes xr     ...


Market panel - '3DOF Immersive Film Distribution and Monetization' June 25, 2020, 16:00 - 16:30 GMT+2

VeeR will talk about what they have been doing to build a sustainable business model to distribute premium VR videos and help creators to monetize their content. Introduction and Insights about VeeR’s content investment strategy and VR talents incubating programs will be shared, as well as their experience during the global pandemic. cannes xr Speakers Jingshu Chen Co-Founder VeeR ...


Market Keynote - 'A Quest to Production Value: tax rebates, creativity and french expertise ' Jun 25, 2020, 01:00 - 02:00 GMT+2

Cannes XR The VR industry is now moving beyond emergence to international structuration. Some actors are taking the lead on production, technological and creative issues. Through the experience of Novelab, this talk will show the ways international producers can leverage working with a French studio to maximize their production value.   Speakers Amaury La Burthe CEO & Creative Director Novelab   ...

Market keynote - 'The evolution of the VoD platform model: platform for the European market,' June 24, 2020, 18:00 - 19:00 GMT+2

As subscription VoD reaches saturation point other content monetization models are rising to the fore. What will enable them to stand out in this increasingly crowded market? Ampere Analysis’ Richard Cooper will present the evolution of VoD platform and what will come next to complete with, and complement, the incumbent subscription services. Richard will then host a one-on-one interview with Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer of rising ad-supported VoD platform TUBI. TUB...


Market panel - 'Doc Talk - It's All True / É Tudo Verdade' June 24, 2020, 17:30 - 18:30 GMT+2

The autobiographical / political trend in Latin American docs A conversation with Petra Costa & Andrés Di Tella. ...


Market keynote - 'Global Deal Maker with John Sloss' June 24, 2020, 17:00 - 18:00 GMT+2
We know it is not easy to get financing for independent films. Over the past decades, John Sloss has succeeded. A key player for indie filmmakers. He's an entertainment lawyer, a talent manager, a film sales agent and a producer of films including Boys Don't Cry, Boyhood. He will be in conversation with Rosa Bosch, providing a unique insight into his ability to be both a great deal maker and nurture enviable long term artistic and business relationships. ...


Market Keynote - Doc Talk - Ji.hlava IDFF June 24, 2020, 11:30 - 12:30 GMT+2

East-West Index 2020 Which Regions are Under-Represented in Programming of Film Festivals and Why?   ...


Market panel - 'China Next: The impact on distribution. What will change? ' June 24, 2020, 10:15 - 11:00 GMT+2

In the last years China has become the leading buyer of international movies. Sales agents will discuss with leading Chinese theatrical and online distributors about the development of this commercial relationship. ...


Market panel - 'China Next: How to resume film production? Prospects and challenges' June 24, 2020, 09:30 - 10:15 GMT+2

A confrontation between representatives of Chinese film companies / studios and European producers / film funds.   ...

Market Keynote - China Next: The current situation of the Chinese film market Jun 24, 2020, 09:00 - 09:30 GMT+2

An introductory overview aimed at informing international professionals on the latest developments of the Chinese market offering an understanding of figures, policies and procedures. bridging the dragon     ...


Market Keynote - 'Meet with: HBO Max - Sandra Dewey ' June 23, 2020, 18:00 - 18:45 GMT+2

The Marché du Film Online audience will be able to join Sandra Dewey, President of Productions and Business Operations for WarnerMedia Entertainment, for a keynote conversation about launching HBO Max during an unprecedented time, navigating the evolving streaming landscape and the importance of cultivating and nurturing underrepresented talent. Sandra Dewey President of Productions and Business Operations for WarnerMedia ...


Market Panel 'Is the multiplication of platforms really a problem or an opportunity? Jun 23, 2020, 15:00 - 16:00 GMT+2

Speakers Jakob Abrahamsson Jakob Abrahamsson CEO NonStop Entertainment NonStop Entertainment is a leading Nordic and Baltic distributor of great films. Since its inception in 1998 it has continously sought out new and upcoming directors and introduced them to the local market. NonStop Entertainment is particularly active as a theatrical distributor of upmarket titles like Shirley, Wendy, The Father, Grace, Farewell, Color Out...


Market Panel - ​'Independent Streamers reply to a crisis' ⁠June 22, 2020, 16:00 - 17:00 GMT+2

The COVID Pandemic has impacted all aspects of the film and media industry. However, independent digital initiatives have rapidly bloomed across the world not only to deliver precious films to a stranded audience, but also to support local cinemas, distributors and producers through a range of innovative ideas. With Filmin (Spain), Kino Now / Kino Marquee (USA) and Draken Film (Sweden), we will discuss the projects they launched to reply to this emergency, how th...


CALLUMNY FILMS in Cannes with "where YOU were"

CALLUMNY FILMS produced'where YOU were' will enter the market. TAGLINE: Death can't kill memories. PITCH: A ghost story about the memories that haunt us. And the meaning we try to attach to them. o Starring Andrew Bongiorno (USA-based, Melbourne ex-pat actor) --- cast as FASANI - 5 week's shooting on Ben Affleck's LIVE BY NIGHT (2016) --- Lead role ‘THE BOY FROM OZ’ (LA premiere 2016 – sold out, season extended 5 times) ...

Japanese Horror VIOLATOR signs with

4503.jpg?width=650&height=500 has signed a Worldwide deal to represent new Horror Gore feature film VIOLATOR from Japan. From the director of the original Meatball Machine, Violator tells the story of a group of teenagers who decides to use the service of an organization helping the young & desperate to take their lives. Ultimately violent, bloody and with quirky characters, Violator will please fans of Asian extreme cinema. Violator will be sold at this year Le marché du fil...


Cannes online with Devil Works

  LET'S CANNES TOGETHER!       BEAST MODE SUPERNATURAL HORROR USA After accidentally killing his lead star, a has-been hollywood producer turns to an ancient herbal elixir, in the hope that it will save his career. He makes a dark deal that unleashes a band of bloodthirsty, shape-shifting, ferocious beasts on LA.   STARRING   Leslie Easterbrook (Devil's Rejects) Ray Wise (Jeepers Creepers 2, Robocop) James Hong (Blade Run...

Uncork'd Entertainment presents 'RANGE RUNNERS' ~ Survival Thriller ~ Cannes 2020

 RANGE RUNNERS We are pleased to present our suspenseful, survival thriller 'Range Runners' to you before its upcoming US release later in the year. Please see below for more information regarding the title. We will be at the Cannes 2020 virtual film market and will be presenting our full line up in the coming weeks. ...


Pleasure in Cannes from Versatile

PLEASURE by Ninja Thyberg as part of the Cannes Official Selection PLEASURE (aka JESSICA) by Ninja Thyberg SWEDEN, BENELUX | 2020 | DRAMA | ENGLISH  A 20-year-old ambitious girl moves from her small town in Sweden to Los Angeles for a shot at a career in the adult industry. With the help of her three porn actresses roommates, she discovers a world dominated by males in which she has to push her personal and sexual limits to become the next big porn star. She bo...


Powerful, entertaining and insightful documentaries from Summer Hill Entertainment

    From director DYLAN AVERY, acclaimed filmmaker of 9/11 conspiracy masterpiece, "LOOSE CHANGE", comes another powerful conspiratorial documentary about systemic racism and the struggles between Black Americans and the police. In January, 2014, two officers in a suburb outside Los Angeles were acquitted of all charges related to the death of Kelly Thomas, a homeless schizophrenic man whose final words included 'I'm sorry' and 'I can't ...


Dandy will be part of the Marché Du Film 2020

Dandy is a tribute to the classic horror films from the 60s and 70s. Sales Dossier + Story board + Scrips in English and Spanish will be presented at the French Market in Cannes to potential financiers and co producers. See you in Cannes! ...


YEON Sangho returns to Cannes with Peninsula following his Train to Busan success

  2020 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL OFFICIAL SELECTION [PENINSULA]       CONTENTS PANDA is proud to announce that PENINSULA, is the 2020 Official Selection of Cannes Film Festival. It is a great honor that PENINSULA, which shares the same universe with TRAIN TO BUSAN, can also share the honor of being selected by Cannes Film Festival like TRAIN TO BUSAN.   Director YEON Sangho commented "Following TRAIN TO BUSAN, I'm very happy that PENINSULA has been select...



La Sélection officielle 2020 de Cannes est révélée

Mercredi 3 juin à 18h, Pierre Lescure et Thierry Frémaux ont présenté les contours de la 73e édition du Festival de Cannes depuis l'UGC Normandie à Paris. À cette occasion, Thierry Frémaux, Délégué général du Festival, a révélé la Sélection officielle 2020 composée de 56 films qui seront accompagnés par le Festival lors de leur sortie en salles et de leur p...
Ca c'était l année dernière, 2020 aura un tout autre profil! "En raison de la pandémie mondiale, le Festival de Cannes ne se déroulera pas cette année dans les conditions qui sont d’habitude les siennes, ni aux dates prévues : du 12 au 23 mai 2020. Le 19 mars, il a été reporté à début juillet. Avec Pierre Lescure, le Président du Festival, nous avions jusqu’au 15 avril pour pre...


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