Your screenings at the Marché du Film

Before starting your online screening request, please read the GUIDELINES FOR SCREENINGS, the SCREENING FACILITIES and the TECHNICAL GUIDE; all of which will give you the necessary information. 


  • Key Information

    Important conditions for a screening reservation at the Marché du Film
  • Main Deadlines

    The deadlines to be noted in your agenda
  • Important Documents

    These documents will allow you to facilitate your screenings in Cannes
  • Contact

    For more details, contact us.

Screening reservations can be made by all companies registered with the Marché. The request form is available at in your company’s account with your email address and password. Requests are processed on a first come first served basis. Films produced prior to January 1, 2015 and films that were screened at a previous Marché du Film are not accepted. Short films running less than 35 minutes should register with the Short Film Corner at

Additional Reservations

A maximum of two daytime screenings (slots starting before 6:30pm) can be scheduled for each film from Thursday, May 18 to Tuesday, May 23. However it is possible to reserve additional daytime screenings on Wednesday, May 17 and after Tuesday, May 23, or any day in the evening.

Your line-up at the Marché

The films to be screened must be updated in your “Marché du Film” line-up on (in “My Data”) no later than Wednesday, April 19 in order to have them listed in the Marché Guide. The detailed information on the films and the screening schedule are listed in the Pocket Guide, the Dailies, Cannes Market News and The schedule is forwarded every day to the international trades to be published in their daily editions.


The certificate of the server that will generate the DKDMs will be available as of Friday, April 28 on our website The DKDMs (and the KDMs) should be sent to , but this address will not be valid until Tuesday, May 2.

For technical information, please read the TECHNICAL GUIDE.



Access to the Palais des Festivals and the Riviera is only allowed to people who have a badge (Festival, Marché, temporary pass or transferable badge). Invitations issued by the Screening Department do not grant access to the Palais or the Riviera/Lérins. A temporary Marché badge, valid for 1 to 3 days, can be bought at the “Gare Maritime”, located next to the Palais. Unlike the Festival temporary badge, it grants access to the Riviera as well as the Palais.

Catch-up Screenings

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 In early June a sales campaign will urge them to discover online the films that 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 11th 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 continuesto lead innovation with RGB laser, the world's brightest projection and speaker systems (Vive Audio) to take advantage of DCI digital audio. En tant que partenaire technique du Mqrché du Film, Dolby est fier d'offrir son expertise technique dans le son et le cinéma digital. Dolby est responsable de la qulité sonore de toutes les salles utilisées par le Marché du Film, dont la salle Olympia 1 maintenant avec Dolby Atmos.

Information on Films and Screenings

Your line-up and screening schedule

To enter the line-up on cinando and have the films listed in the Guide:

DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 19

To confirm the final schedule and the possible restricted access so it could be published in the Pocket Guide:

Deadline: Friday, April 28


Information to take into account when booking your screening.

Cancellation of a screening without penalty (full refund): Friday, April 7

Films in selection: 85% of the screening fee will be reimbursed whether the slot has been reallocated or not :From Saturday, April 8 to Friday, May 5                            

Films that are not selected: 85% of the screening fee will be reimbursed only if the slot has been taken by another company: From Saturday, April 8 to Friday, May 5

Any screening cancelled from May 6 will be invoiced in full: Saturday, May 6


Delivery of Screening Material

Delivery to Cannes, return of equipment and closing of Stock Films

Early May delivery place: the “GARE MARITIME”: From Tuesday, May 2
Please read the TECHNICAL GUIDE for more details

Delivery at the Marché Stock Films: From Tuesday, May 9
Before May 9, please deliver the material to the GARE MARITIME

Delivery of DCPs, DKDMs (or KDMs) and Blu-Rays: Friday, May 12
In case of late delivery, a penalty of 250 Euros will be charged

Pickup of all material at the Stock Films: Saturday, May 27
Failing that the material will be given to FILMAIR SERVICES for storage in Paris

Closing down of the Stock Films: Sunday, May 28

Guidelines for Screenings

The procedure of booking screenings in Cannes will have no more secrets for you!

Screening Facilities

Choose strategically the room most suited to your screenings

Technical Guide

All the technicalities of a Marché screening explained in a guide

Danièle Birgé

Head of Screening Department

Tomas Lefebvre


Julien Guillemenot


Avran Thépault


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