📖 Shoot the Book! Returns to Cannes to Promote Audiovisual Adaptations of International Literary Fiction

🎥📚 The annual Shoot the Book! Rendez-Vous returns to Cannes in May for its 9th edition, bringing together more than 40 French & European publishers and international producers to spark new and potential collaborations!

Organized by SCELF (Société Civile des Editeurs de Langue Française) & Institut Français and in partnership with the Marché du Film, Shoot the Book! is a program designed to support French publishers in getting their literary works adapted for the big screen, all through a lively two-day, in-person event! ☟

📍 Masterclass: “Immersion in the European Film & TV Adaptation Markets: Focus on Germany & Italy” — 19 May 2022

A lively discussion with industry professionals behind the production, financing and promotion of film & TV adaptations. Get the inside scoop on the latest practices and trends in the audiovisual rights markets!

📍 Pitches — 19 May 2022

Publishers will present and pitch 10 books — selected for their strong potential for screen adaptation — in front of an audience of film & TV producers seeking future projects.

📍 Rendez-Vous — 20 May 2022

Publishers and producers convene for one-on-one meetings to discuss potential projects and adapting literary works for film, television, and other digital formats.

Registration for both events are now open!

The Shoot the Book! intiative is supported by BIEF (Bureau International de l’Edition Française), Institut Français, Film Paris Region, Centre Français de la Copie & Sofia, Frankfurter Buchmesse and Pro Helvetia.