Cannes Market Director, Jerome Paillard, has extended Cinando’s purpose of giving clear definition to international sales agents’ product and territorial
American Film Market (AFM), Cannes’ own sister market Ventana Sur in Argentina, BAFICI (Argentina’s indie festival showcasing the best of Latin American
art house films, or FICG (Guadalajara’s Film Festival showcasing the best of Mexican cinema as well as another set of top Latin American art house films),
Los Cabos, Fantasia, Karlovy Vary Film Festival and more.
talent, promoting talent and just plain seeing films of international importance. The talent agencies and the studios often feel themselves in a privileged
position above the grassroots level and do not permit the Sundance galas or the films they are representing to actively post on Cinando (on demand and with
permission) which ultimately deprives them of easy access to the very buyers they say they are seeking to license the film to. And they are losing the
opportunity to spot the talent which has been carefully curated by festivals.
Barbaddos, Martinique, Cuba, Sta. Lucia, Curacao and others islands and nations with Caribbean coastlines, it becomes very apparent how important Cinando
is becoming as the internet hub of industry contacts and cinema streaming and sharing.
studios, or even of the market itself. They view the international, independent business of cinema from the top down. We see it from the bottom up, from
the new filmmakers’ POV whom we coach online, in courses, seminars, panels and in consultation.