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Paris Co-production Village June 12-13th / Looking for US Projects at Script Stage

Paris Co-production Village June 12-13th / Looking for US Projects at Script Stage

Les Arcs European Film Festival, with Champs-Elysées Film Festival, will launch the Paris Co-production Village taking place June 12-13, 2014. This new initiative is a development and financing platform for feature projects selected worldwide by both French film festivals. The event aims to encourage European professionals to get involved in international co-productions.

During this two-day event, 12 to 15 international film projects destined for French or European co-production will be presented
to producers, sales agents, distributors, financiers and fund representatives. In addition, the 6 residents of the Cannes Film Festival Cinéfondation will join the project selection.The participants will benefit from one-on-one pre-scheduled meetings, networking events, as well as seminars taught by leading film industry professionals.

This platform complements the 3rd edition of the Champs-Elysées Film Festival’s US-IN-PROGRESS program which screens 4 U.S. features
in late stage of post-production seeking sales representatives.

The Paris Co-production Village is supported by the Ile-de-France region and organized in collaboration with Cannes – Cinéfondation, Variety, ACE,
EAVE, Europa International, Europa Distribution and Ecran Total.

Application deadline: April 18th, 2014

Eligibility criteria:

– Only feature-length projects (fiction, animation and documentary) with director and script attached are eligible.

– All applications must be submitted by a production company and have secured (or under negotiation) financing from their home territory.

– Projects SHOULD NOT have French partners attached when submitted.

To Apply click HERE

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Rena Moretti

One more festival pretending to open its arms to indie producers, but really, if you have US backing, why would you need them? You'd go directly to Euro networks…

What nonsense!

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