Buyers’ Initiatives

Buyers' Initiatives

Be a part of our vibrant buyers' community and experience the exclusive benefits of attending the Marché du Film!

You make up over than 1,400 buyers attending the Marché du Film each year!

We are proud to welcome such a diverse and active community of buyers and be chosen as your one-stop shop for doing business.

“Buyers are the lifeblood of the film industry!”

… as one of you underlined, and we couldn’t agree more! That’s why we are committed to strengthening our efforts to ensure you get the most out of your Marché du Film experience.

Explore below all the exclusive events & services tailored just for YOU!

Discover Your Buyers' Journey*

Opening Breakfast

Enjoy a welcome breakfast to kick off your experience at the Marché du Film. This informal gathering provides an excellent opportunity to connect with other buyers and sales agents on the Marché du Film opening day.

Buyers & Sales Happy Hour

Boost your network! Join us at our friendly cocktail, where you can connect with other buyers and sales agents in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Your Personal Contact

If you encounter any issues or need assistance during the Marché du Film, rest assured! We’ll be available to answer any questions and help you make the most of your market experience.

Fast-Track Access to the Palais

Waste no time! All certified buyers* are granted expedited entry to the Palais. Your badge will be marked with a distinct symbol, granting you exclusive access to this dedicated queue.

Our popular returning services for buyers

Access Exhibiting Sales Companies

Discover sales companies from around the world among our 300 exhibitors, which are conveniently located inside the Palais des Festivals — the perfect meeting ground to reconnect and make deals in a unique and lively setting!

1,500 Market & Festival Screenings Access

Explore more than 1,500 market & festival screenings in Cannes and enjoy all the other returning benefits: higher chances of booking tickets on the Festival Ticketing website (except for gala screenings, reserved for buyers with a Priority Badge**), catch-up screenings of the Official Selections, priority access (reserved for buyers with a Priority Badge**) to market screenings and priority booking to those from the parallel sections (Directors’ Fortnight, Semaine de la Critique, ACID).

Marché du Film Online & Cinando Access

Access to the Marché du Film Online and additional online Catch-up screenings, available on Cinando following the Marché du Film.

Unlimited Access to The Lounge**

Take advantage of unlimited access to The Lounge, our dedicated space for work and relaxation.

(Reserved for both certified buyers with a Priority Badge** and festival programmers with a Priority Badge**)

*Services & events reserved for certified buyers. To become a certified buyer, please update your latest lineup and inform our Cinando team at Additionally, being labeled as a certified buyer on Cinando means that you will be easily identifiable with the new buyer notation on your badge.

**Only acquisition companies with a proven track record may receive a Priority Badge. One or two badges per company may be given at no extra cost. Only acquisition companies with proved track records and who have already received a Priority Badge can buy additional ones.

Our buyers incentives are implemented with the support of