indefatigable Sophie Dulac I think this event holds an important place for indie filmmakers of all countries today.
got the unique chance to have one on one sessions with buyers and sales
companies who had
seen their projects.
very hard at the always great (but huge!!) events such as Cannes. For
me marketing and
connecting to the trade – buyers and sellers – is almost as
important for a filmmaker as making a great film (and this of course
always the number 1
huge amount of films now made annually how do you intend to raise your
head above the mass
(of product) to reach your audience?
Fest (and its amazing daily evening networking gatherings) is a very
important way to
go for indie filmmakers.
smaller events such as this one I think may offer different and even
(networking, deals, etc) for many producers.
du Film and then later Champs Elysee. Both are wonderful and the
producer needs to evaluate for each production how they will use
such promising venues to advance their business goals and find their
Paris and Black Rabbit Film, created in 2011.
to show their work to potential European buyers in order to encourage their distribution and broadcast across Europe.
films produced by big studios. These films are no doubt entertaining, but they only reflect a portion of what the US is all about. Outside of the big
studios, there is a dynamic and interesting group of people making independent films but struggling to find distributors abroad. Independent
productions often lack an efficient international strategy and European buyers are mostly unaware of the films being produced.
word, we want to present the new faces of the US cinema to the European market.
Progress. The selected feature films are presented to a panel of over 40 potential sellers, buyers, distributors, festivals and European producers. The
films presented at US in Progress are feature films produced by well-known producers/directors as much as emerging ones.
This event is dedicated to international co-productions.
launched a partnership and created PARIS COPRODUCTION VILLAGE which was
held on June
and the funding of selected feature films from around the world. It is
Les Arcs European Film Festival and the Champs-Élysées Film
Festival. The goal of the two-day event is to encourage the Fest
attending European film
industry to get involved in international co-productions.
French or European co-production were presented to producers,
distributors, backers, representatives of regional funds and
and seminars chaired by major figures of the cinema industry.