Your screenings at the Marché du Film
With 33 theaters, the Marché du Film offers a wide choice of screening rooms ranging from 19 to 320 seats which are equipped with digital or video formats. Those screening rooms are dispatched on 5 different locations very close from the Palais des Festivals.
Conditions to book a screening with the Marche du Film :
- Being registered with the Marché du Film
- Only feature films will be accepted (short films can register via Cannes Court Métrage)
- Only two screenings per film, a third one may be added in the evening.
Before starting your online screening request, we invite you to read our different guides which will provide all the necessary information about our specific conditions :
Download the GUIDELINES FOR SCREENINGS
Download the SCREENING FACILITIES
Download the TECHNICAL GUIDE
List of SERVER CERTIFICATES FOR KDM
Screening reservations can be made by all companies registered with the Marché. Requests are processed on a first come first served basis. Films produced prior to January 1, 2016 and films that were screened at a previous Marché du Film are not accepted.
The detailed information on the films and the screening schedule are listed in the Pocket Guide, the Dailies, Cannes Market News and Cinando.com. The schedule is forwarded every day to the international trades to be published in their daily editions (Le Film Français, Variety, Screen International, Hollywood Reporter, The Business of Film…). To be screened, the films must be updated in your “Marché du Film” line-up on Cinando.com (in “My Data”) in order to have them listed in the Marché Guide.
Online catch-up screenings: after their screening at the Marché, your new films will enjoy additional visibility with buyers and festival programmers thanks to the Online Screening Room on Cinando.com. In early June a sales campaign will urge them to discover online the films they were unable to see in Cannes.
Exclusive Technical Providers
The Marché du Film thanks all its exclusive technical providers for their continuous support.
For the 12th consecutive year, the Marché du Film has entrusted the magic of cinema to Christie. The only DCI digital cinema projection manufacturer with a heritage in film cinema, Christie continues to lead innovation with RGB laser, the world’s brightest projection and speaker systems (Vive Audio) to take advantage of DCI digital audio.
As a Technical Partner of the Marché du Film, Dolby is proud to offer engineering support, consultation and equipment-rental to help ensure screenings are to the highest technical standards. www.dolby.com
Information on Films and Screenings
To enter the line-up on Cinando and have the films listed in The Guide: Tuesday, April 10
To confirm the final schedule and the possible restricted access so it could be published in the Pocket Guide: Thursday, April 19. Please note, those restrictions cannot be modified 72h before the screening.
Cancellation of a screening without penalty (full refund): Till Tuesday, April 3
Films in Selection: 85% of the screening fee will be reimbursed whether the slot has been reallocated or not: From Tuesday, April 3 to Thursday, April 26
Films not selected: 85% of the screening fee will be reimbursed only if the slot has been taken by another company: From Tuesday, April 3 to Thursday, April 26
Any screening cancelled will be invoiced in full: Friday, April 27
Delivery of Screening Material
1/ Delivery of DCPs, DKDMs (or KDMs) and Blu-Rays: Thursday, May 3
In case of late delivery, a penalty of 250 € will be charged
2/ Delivery Address - Please read the TECHNICAL GUIDE for more details
- Delivery at the "GARE MARITIME": From Monday, April 23 till May 1st
- Delivery at the Marché Stock Films: From Wednesday, May 2
3/ Pickup of all material before the closing down of the Stock Films: Friday, May 18
Missing the deadline, the material will be given to FILMAIR SERVICES for storage in Paris
The Marché du Film has screening rooms located in the Palais, the Riviera and in the cinemas of Cannes’ city.
Access to rooms:
- On Marché Badge
- Invitation emitted by the Marché du Film
The access of the Palais des Festivals and the Riviera is authorized only to people with a badge (Festival, Marché, Day Pass or Visitor). The invitations emitted by the Screenings Department are not sufficient to enter the Palais or the Riviera / Lérins. A Day Pass, valid from 1 to 3 days, can be bought from the Gare Maritime located near the Palais. Contrary to the Festival Day Pass, it gives access to the Palais but also to the Riviera.
See the guide Screening Facilities
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Every year in May, Cannes becomes the largest trade hub for the film industry. The Marché du Film is a vital meeting point for 12 400+ industry professionals - including 3 900 producers, 3 300 buyers and distributors and 1 000 festival programmers -, a place to meet peers from around the world and boost your business opportunities.read more