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SydneysBuzz: Cannes 2015 Rights Roundup

SydneysBuzz: Cannes 2015 Rights Roundup

SydneysBuzz Cannes Rights Roundup Report

is now available for purchase.

This report is an important part of strategic
planning for film buyers, film sellers and film producers, as well as
for festival
programmers. To know who is buying, what they
are buying and from whom, is to gain power and knowledge over the
international market –
it is also useful for targeting your own local
and regional markets.

The Cannes Rights Roundup is the only compendium
available in one place: our Report of sales made at the Cannes Market
during this past
May. Whenever a price was mentioned, it is

This year, there were 120 countries that took
part in the Marché du Film, marking an increase of four countries,
including Afghanistan,
while Nepal, despite the recent tragedy, was
also represented by a producer. And growth could be witnessed within
certain individual
territories, including, notably, South Korea.

With documentaries making up around sixteen
percent of market titles, the Doc Corner is another key section each
year. “Documentary
filmmakers find having such a dedicated space
within the market a huge plus, as do buyers, sellers and programmers,”
said Julie
Bergeron, Head of Industry Programs.

“This year, around 80 percent of the market
titles screening were world premieres. This is a great result,” said
Paillard. This year
there were 1500 screenings. The Marché completed
the overhaul of its existing screening rooms, and added the nine
screens at the
Olympia to the collection of Marché theaters for

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