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  • When are the next Marché du Film, Producers Network and Producers Workshop ?

    The Marché du Film will be from May 17 to May 26, 2017
    The Producers Network will be from May 18 to May 24, 2017

    The Producers Workshop will be from May 17 to May 19, 2017

  • What is the difference between the Festival de Cannes and the Marché du Film?

    The Festival de Cannes is one of the world’s major film festivals, it brings together the artistic and commercial dimensions of cinema by promoting cinematographic and professional exchanges.

     

    The Marché du Film takes place in tandem with the Festival and is the most important meeting place for film professionals who come from all over the world to buy and sell film rights, find co-producers and network.
    The Marché du Film favours exchanges and also gives great visibility to participants by offering a wide range of services such as meetings, exhibition spaces and screenings. Last year, around 4,000 films and projects were presented; there were 1,500 screenings of a thousand of these films, of which 75% were premieres.

  • What is the difference between a Marché du Film badge and a Festival badge?

    Find the list of advantages of the Marché badge visiting our web pages: "Why participate?" and "Registration".

  • Where can I find practical information to organize my first stay at the Marché du Film?

    Please read the "Useful Information" section by clicking here.

  • How to find your way in Cannes?

    Please visit the tab " Maps of Cannes and the Marché du Film".

     

    In Cannes, The Map distributed in your bag will enable you to find easily your way in the Marché areas.

     

  • Is there a wifi in the Palais des Festivals?

    As a participant to the Marché du Film, you benefit from a free wifi access in the market areas in the Palais des Festivals, allowing you to receive and send emails.

     

    You can also access the web  for free at our Web Points (one at the level 01 and one at the Lérins).

     

  • What are the opening hours of the Village International ?

    The Village International is open from 9.30 am to 6.30pm from Wednesday, May 11 to Sunday May 22.

  • I can’t attend the Marché du Film, can I be reimbursed?

    Non-participation or cancellation of the registration, whatever the reason, does not release the participant from the obligation to pay the registration fee in full. You will not be reimbursed.

  • How can I be sure of being listed in the Marché du Film Guide?

    To make sure you are listed in the 2016 Marché du Film Guide, you must be registered on www.marchedufilm.com BEFORE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6 AND update all information regarding your company on www.cinando.com. BEFORE FRIDAY, APRIL 13.

  • Can I register on the spot in Cannes?

    Yes, from May 10 until May 21, you may get your accreditation directly in Cannes. You must provide the same documents required for the online accreditation. Those documents must prove the activity of your company and the fact that you work for it (anything that enables our accreditation department to check the legitimacy of your company in the cinema industry).
    However, we encourage you to register before April 26, as rates are higher in Cannes, and you may encounter long lines.

     
    Where to get an accreditation in Cannes:
    Niveau 01 / Entrée Croisette (to the right of the main entrance)


    When:
    From May 10 to May 12, the late accreditation offices will be opened from 8am to 8pm.
    From May 13 to May 21, the late accreditation offices will be opened from 9am to 6pm.
     

     

    Accreditation Offices:
    Tel: +33 (0) 4 92 99 80 12

  • Can I order a booth if I register on the spot in Cannes?

    Unfortunately, you cannot book a booth if you register on the spot in Cannes. Nevertheless, you are still able to request other services such as video equipment or cocktails.

     

     

  • How to register for one or two days only?

    If you plan to stay in Cannes only to attend a few meetings, you can request a temporary badge for a maximum of 3 days. It will give you access to all the Marché du Film booths but not to screenings. Only few official publications will be delivered to you. The cost is 50 euros per day per person.

     

    This badge is available at the Gare Maritime outside the Palais des Festivals.

     

     

  • Where can I get information on visas?

    Depending on your citizenship, a visa may be required before departure. Please visit the French government’s official website for information on visas:
    http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/getting-a-visa/
    In order to obtain an invitation letter from the Marché du Film necessary for your visa application, log on to your account on www.marchedufilm.com and follow the instructions under the section « Visa ». Please note that you will be able to download the invitation letter only after you have been registered with the Marché du Film.

  • What is the difference between www.marchedufilm.com and www.cinando.com?

    www.marchedufilm.com is the official website of the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, that will take place in Cannes from May 11 to May 20, 2016. On www.marchedufilm.com, you can register with the Marché du Film, order the services and equipment that you will need in Cannes, and get all the useful documents regarding your Marché du Film (such as screening reports, invitation letters, maps, …). You will also find all the information regarding your stay in Cannes in the section “Useful Information.” Registration with the Marché du Film must take place on www.marchedufilm.com.

     

    www.cinando.com is the official database for all information on businesses, professionals, films and screenings at the Marché du Film. You must register and update your information on cinando.com before April 6  in order for the information to be put in the Marché Guide. Information concerning the screenings will also be published in the Pocket Guide and transmitted to cinema publications (The Hollywood Reporter, Screen International and le Film Francais). All year long, cinando.com will offer you the same service for all the major markets: Cannes, Toronto, AFM, EFM and Filmart.

  • How can I order services online?

    All the services and equipment are available online on www.marchedufilm.com. Log in to your personal page by clicking on the link “Log in” at the top of the menu or on “My Account.”  From the Exhibitor Manual (“Online Order” if you are not an exhibitor) you can order all the listed services.

     

  • I’m not an exhibitor, what kind of services can I expect from the Marché du Film?

    Most of the services are available to all companies in Cannes: screenings, equipment, Internet access, scanner rentals, mobile phones*… You may order these services from your “Online Order” page. Log in to your personal page by clicking on the link “Log in” at the top of the menu or on “My Account” on the menu bar.  Then, click on “To order”. (*go to the “Equipment and Services” section of www.marchedufilm.com to get more information).

  • I lost my personal acess codes. How can I get them back?

    The codes to access your personal page on www.marchedufilm.com are the same as the codes to access your profile on www.cinando.com. If you have lost your codes, connect to www.marchedufilm.com, go to "My Account" and go to the section “You have lost your password.” There, you can enter the e-mail address and last name you used when you registered, and we will send you your access codes.

  • How do I change my registration information such as title, company, address, telephone number?

    You can edit your personal or company information. Log in to www.cinando.com with your access codes. Click on “My Profileat the top of the page, then on the link "Update My Data", and follow the instructions in order to edit your personal or company information.

  • How do I get the VAT tax refund on my invoices from the Marché du Film?

    Non-EU companies are entitled to a refund of the VAT amount under certain conditions.

     

    For further information, please click here.

     


  • How can I get my badge?

    To get your badge, you must go to the Accreditation Office (Level 01). If you registered with a temporary badge, you must go to the Gare Maritime. You will have to present an ID card in order to retrieve your badge.
    A document “Access to Screenings” will be given to you along with your badge. It will inform you of the modalities regarding your access to the screening rooms. Use the tearable part of the document to collect your bag and your Guide du Marché.
    Opening hours of the Accreditation Office : 8am to 8pm from May 10 to May 12 and 9am to 6pm from May 13 to May 21.

  • When will I need my badge?

    You will need to carry your badge for the duration of the Marché du Film, within the Festival areas (Palais, Riviera, Lérins and Village International). Be aware that your badge mentions your name, and that you cannot lend it to anyone else.

  • What are the opening hours of the Marché du Film?

    The Marché du Film is open from 9 am to 6:30 pm from Wednesday, May 11 to Friday, May 20.

  • Do I get access to the Festival de Cannes with my Marché du Film badge?

    Yes. In addition to all the Marché du Film screenings, the Marché badge grants you full access to every Festival de Cannes venue and screening.

  • If I lose my badge, what do I have to do to get a new one?

    If you lose your badge or if it gets stolen, you have to immediately register a complaint with the Police and present a copy of the complaint at the registration desk in order to get a new badge. Your new badge will have a cost, check out the General Conditions

  • I am registered with the Producers Network or the Producers Workshop, can I attend the Marché du Film?

    Yes. Being registered with the Producers Network or the Producers Workshop grants you full access to all the Marché du Film venues, screenings and services.

  • Can I take part in the Producers Network events if I am only registered for the Marché du Film?

    Unfortunately, no. In order to access Breakfast Meetings, Happy Hours and other activities, you must be registered with the Producers Network.

    The Producers Network is resctricted to 500 selected producers.

     

  • Can I access to the Festival de Cannes screenings if I registered only with the Marché du Film , with the Producers Network or the Producers Workshop?

    Yes. As long as you registered for the 2016 Marché du Film, the Producers Network 2016 or the Producers Workshop 2016, you will get the same advantages as a festival attendee: an accreditation to the 69th Festival de Cannes and its screenings (except for press screenings and invitation-only screenings of the Official Selection at the Grand Théâtre Lumière).

  • How do I get access to the Marché du Film screenings?

    You need to be registered with the Marché du Film. Your badge entitles you to attend the screenings of the Marché du Film. There is an order of priority according to which badge you received:
    1. Priority badges – purple stripe
    2. Marché du Film badges
    3. Invitations given by the Marché du Film

  • Can I participate in the Producers Workshop activites if I have a Marché badge?

    Unfortunately, no. You need to be registered with the Producers Workshop to have access to its activities. The Producers Workshop is resctricted to 350 participants.

  • What is a booth?

    A booth is a private space provided to a company in one of the three areas which are inside the Palais des Festivals: the Palais, the Riviera and Lérins.

     

    Booth provision is dedicated to companies whose activity is listed below:

     

    - Companies whose main activity is the international production, distribution, exploitation or broadcasting of cinema films;

     - Companies providing related services;

    - Institutions, associations and professional organizations whose main work is in relation with the film industry. 

     

  • What sizes of booths are available at the Marché?

    The minimum size of a booth at the Marché du Film is 9sqm. Then surfaces varies: 12, 15, 18, 21sqm… The biggest is 260sqm.


     

    Other spaces are also available through specific packages: mini booth of 6sqm or private table at the Marina Club. 

  • What is a pavilion?

    A pavilion is composed of a covered space (tent) and of an open space (terrace) and is located in the Village International. The Village International is extending onto two areas: the Village International Riviera and the Village International Pantiero, which are both located on each side of the Palais des Festivals, along the beach and by the harbor of Cannes. 


     

    Pavilion provision is dedicated to national, regional or multinational institutions whose main activity is to promote their national cinematography and their means of productions. 

  • Can I still book a screening room if I register on the spot at Cannes?

    You can book a screening room even if you register on the spot at Cannes. However, the number of slots available might be very limited. Please contact: Danièle Birgé (Head of Screenings Department)
    Palais des Festivals – Level 01 – Aisle 19
    Tel : (0)4 92 99 80 04 / 80 05

  • How can I get the screenings schedule?

    You can get all the information about the screenings schedule at any moment by connecting to www.cinando.com  during the Marché du Film. You can also access Cinando through your cell phone. 


    You can get information about the screenings schedule in the Pocket Guide and in the Daily Program.


    The Pocket Guide gathers the most important and complete data about the films screened, and will be given to you along with your bag.


    In the Marché du Film Daily Screening Program, distributed every day, you’ll find the definitive list of both the Marché and Festival screenings. It is available as of 4pm the day before, for the next day’s screenings, at Press and Information Desks, as well as in palaces and select hotels.

     

     

     

  • How do I get access to the Marché du Film screenings?

    You need to be registered with the Marché du Film. Your badge entitles you to attend the screenings of the Marché du Film. There is an order of priority according to which badge you received:
    1. Priority badges – purple strip
    2. Marché du Film badges
    3. Invitations given by the Marché du Film

     

  • Can I book market screenings if I don't have a Marché badge?

    No, you have to be registered at the Marché du Film to book screenings.

  • Can I request screenings for feature-length films as well as screenings for short films?

    Screening requests for short films of less than 35 minutes have to be sent to the Short Film Corner.

    Meanwhile, the Marché du Fim deals with requests for short films whose running time is longer than 35 minutes and for trailers.

     

  • What is the deadline for market screening requests?

    It is possible to book market screenings in Cannes, depending on the availability of the screening slots. The Screening department may close the online request system when the slots are fully booked.

  • How are the market screenings announced in Cannes?

    Screenings are announced in the Pocket Guide, in the Daily Programs, and in the daily issues of the professional magazines (Variety, Screen International, Business of Film, Hollywood Reporter and Cannes Market News).

    Moreover, market screenings are regularly updated and available on cinando.com.

     

  • Does the Screenings Department of the Marché du Film issue invitations for official screenings of films selected at the Festival de Cannes?

    No, the Screenings Department of the Marché du Film does not issue any invitations for screenings set up by the Festival de Cannes.

  • Can journalists access the screening rooms of the Marché du Film?

    Journalists registered with the Festival de Cannes cannot attend the Marché screenings unless the Screenings Department has received a special request from the company that booked the screening, before April 26.

  • Can I access to the Festival de Cannes screenings if I registered only with the Marché du Film , with the Producers Network or the Producers Workshop?

    Yes. As long as you registered for the 2016 Marché du Film, the Producers Network 2016 or the Producers Workshop 2016, you will get the same advantages as a festival attendee: an accreditation to the 69th Festival de Cannes and its screenings (except for press screenings and invitation-only screenings of the Official Selection at the Grand Théâtre Lumière).

  • Am I eligible for the Producers Network?

    Registration is restricted to producers whose main activity is production and who have produced at least one film commercially released in a theatre within the last three years. These professionals must give proof of personal credits of a film as producers (and not only their companies). Proof of these credits can be requested to process registration.

     

    What is meant by "producer":

     

    a) In France (and French-speaking Europe): “producteur”, “producteur délégué” or co-producer (official co-production) excluding line producers, “producteur exécutif”, associate producers, director of production, and production assistants.

     

    b) In the USA: producer excluding co-producers, executive producers, associate producers, line producers, production manager, and production assistants.

     

    c) In the rest of the world: producer or co-producer (official co-production) excluding executive producers, line producers, associate producers, production manager, and production assistants.

     

    Registration is only definitive after validation of the specific conditions of registration by the Producers Network team. If the producer does not respect these specific conditions, the difference between the Producers Network registration fee and the Marché’s will be kept to cover administrative costs. Producers will then have the option to participate with the Producers Workshop if they wish and, if availability permits (the Producers Workshop has a limit of 350 participants). The Producers Network is limited to 500 participants and will close without forewarning once its maximum capacity has been reached. All activities of the Producers Network take place in English and translators/interpreters are not allowed. 

     

    In Cannes, The Map distributed in your bag will enable you to find easily your way in the Marché areas. 

  • I am registered with the Producers Network. Can I attend the Marché du Film?

    Yes. Being registered with the Producers Network grants you full access to all the Marché du Film venues, screenings and services.

  • I am registered with the Marché du Film. Can I attend the Producers Network program?

    Unfortunately, no. You need to be registered with the Producers Network to have access to its Breakfast Meetings, Happy Hours and other activities. The Producers Network is resctricted to 500 selected producers.

  • What is the difference between a Marché du Film badge and a Festival badge?

    Find the list of advantages of the Marché badge visiting our web pages: "Why participate?" and "Registration".

  • Am I eligible for the Producers Workshop?

    Registration with the Producers Workshop is limited to professionals whose main function is film production or distribution. This program is aimed at junior professionals who are starting on the international scene or who have little or no prior experience of the Marché du Film or the Festival de Cannes. The Producers Workshop is limited to 350 participants. Registration for this program will close without forewarning once its maximum capacity has been reached. All activities of the Producers Workshop take place in English and translators/interpreters are not allowed.

  • Can I access the Marché areas if I am registered with the Producers Workshop?

    Yes. Being registered with the Producers Network or the Producers Workshop grants you full access to all the Marché du Film venues, screenings and services.

  • What are the other benefits of the badge Marché du Film + Producers Workshop?

    Please click here to see the full list of the advantages of the Marché badge.


  • Can I access to the Festival de Cannes screenings if I registered only with the Producers Workshop?

    Yes. As long as you registered for the 2016 Marché du Film, the Producers Network 2016 or the Producers Workshop 2016, you will get the same advantages as a festival attendee: an accreditation to the 69th Festival de Cannes and its screenings (except for press screenings and invitation-only screenings of the Official Selection)

  • Can I participate in the Producers Workshop activites if I have a Marché badge?

    Unfortunately, no. You need to be registered with the Producers Workshop to have access to its activities. The Producers Workshop is resctricted to 350 participants.

  • How can I get in touch with the other participants / professionals before, during and after the event?

    Details of the companies registered with the Marché du Film prior to Wednesday 6th of April will appear in the market Guide 2016. This Guide will be given to you when you pick up your badge and bag.

  • Where can I find practical information to organize my first stay at the Marché du Film?

    Please read the "Useful Information" section by clicking here.

  • How to participate in the Doc Corner?

    The different activities taking place in the Doc Corner (video library, meetings, etc...) are restrictred to individuals registered with the Marché du Film.

  • How to register a film in the Doc Corner video library?

    Once registered with the 2016 Marché du Film, you can upload your documentary films (longer than 70 minutes and completed within the past year) on Cinando, by April 26, 2016. These films will automatically be presented in the Doc Corner video library during the 2016 edition of the Marché du Film.

  • How can I get information once I am in Cannes?

    Several Information Desks are at your disposal every day during the Marché du Film, from 9am to 6.30pm.
    Where?
    Outside the Palais:
    Village Pantiero: main entrance
    Inside the Palais:
    Level 1: Marché du Film entrance, central aisle
    Level 1: Puits de Lumière
    Level 0: main entrance, Mediterranée Hall on the left of the main entrance
    Level 3: between the inner street and press boxes
    At the Riviera:
    Main entrance
     

    General information about Cannes will also be distributed to you when you get your badge. The Daily Screening Program will inform you of the Marché du Film screenings each day.

  • How can I get the official information package?

    The official information package will be given to you along with your Marché du Film bag. In order to get your bag, you will have to turn in the tearable part of the personalized document that you received along with your badge. It contains: the official Program, the official Catalogue, the Screenings schedule as well as a practical Guide. These publications provide general information about the events of the Festival de Cannes.
    The bag also contains additional publications on the Marché du Film specific activities: Producers Network Guide, Focus, and Pocket Guide. The Guide du Marché will be given to you upon request.

  • What is the difference between the Marché du Film Guide, the Pocket and the Producers Guide?

    The Marché du Film Guide gathers all the information regarding the companies present at the Marché du Film: whereabouts, photos, list of projects and films, buyer profiles and rights recently acquired.
    The Producers Guide gathers all the information about the companies and people attending the Producers Network (list of producers and detailed projects by country).

    The Pocket Guide gathers all the information regarding screenings of the Marché du Film (full list, basic information and synopsis for every film, contact information of exhibiting companies).

  • How can I be sure of being listed in the Marché du Film Guide?

    To make sure you are listed in the 2016 Marché du Film Guide, you must be registered on www.marchedufilm.com BEFORE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6 AND update all information regarding your company on www.cinando.com. BEFORE FRIDAY, APRIL 13.

  • How can I make sure my projects are in the Producers Guide?

    To make sure you are listed in the 2016 Producers Guide, you must be registered with the Producers Network AND update information regarding your projects (line-up, acquisitions, producer credits, etc) on www.cinando.com BEFORE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6.

  • How can I know who is attending the Marché?

    The list of attendees is available electronically and regularly updated over the course of the Festival. It is downloadable from www.cinando.com. Log in using your username and password and get a complete overview of all the screenings, exhibitors and attendees of the 2016 Marché du Film.