We’re thrilled to announce our 2020 Cannes Docs exhibitors!

Since 2012, Cannes Docs brings together all the major players of the documentary field on a one-stop B2B venue, at the heart of the Marché du Film. Each year, a selection of prominent international doc sales agent take up residence at Cannes Docs to hold their business meetings and boost their visibility, making the most of this doc-focused networking platform.

They’ll be at Cannes Docs 2020!


ANTIDOTE is a universal sales agent based in Russia, focused on curatorial work with the international art cinema and its commercial distribution worldwide. ANTIDOTE has a strong interest in both feature and documentary films.

ANT!PODE Sales and Distribution is an independent film distribution company based in Moscow, Russia. Their catalogue contains a number of feature length documentaries in varying styles and genres from all over the world, covering such topics as human rights, history, art, music and telling all kinds of interesting human stories. They’re always looking for new films to represent and new partner channels, platforms and film theaters to screen them.


ARTicle Films is a Tokyo-based combined sales and production company specializing in Japanese independent documentary and fiction films, established in 2015. The quality of ARTicle Films’ catalogue has been recognized by international film festivals such as Hot Docs, Jeonju International Film Festival, Guadalajara International Film Festival, DMZ Docs…


CAT&Docs is looking for original documentaries, always associated with a high standard of content and form. Pertinent and impertinent films on topical questions and timeless subjects, that are carefully researched; documentaries that rigorously explore the subject matter, open to the diversity of the world and that have their place on the international scene; documentaries that question the world and propose new ways of looking at it.

Cinephil is an international sales and advisory firm, which has a strong reputation for securing international distribution, broadcasting and financing deals for documentaries from all over the world on behalf of film producers and directors.

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Founded in 2003 by Andy Whittaker, Dogwoof is a London-based, documentary film company integrating production, world sales and UK distribution. Dogwoof has so far released 24 Oscar®-nominated documentaries, with four wins and an additional three BAFTA winners; including ‘Free Solo’, ‘Three Identical Strangers’, ‘The Act of Killing’ and ‘Blackfish’.

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Set up in 2017 and based in London’s Ealing Studios, MetFilm Sales is a new agency specialising in sales of high-end single documentaries and series. We work closely with the filmmakers helping them package their projects and finance them through pre-sales.

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Sweet Spot Docs is an International Sales and Distribution agency based in Switzerland, committed to powerful documentary storytelling and aiming to accompany documentary producers in the ever-changing market. Our portfolio shines by socially important documentaries such as ANBESSA (Berlinale 2019), BARACOA (Berlinale 2019), MADAME (Documenta Madrid Winner 2019), MARCELINE. A WOMAN. A CENTURY (IDFA 2018).

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Founded in 2008, RISE AND SHINE WORLD SALES today is one of the world’s leading international boutique size sales agents. RISE AND SHINE markets and sells outstanding documentaries to broadcasters and distributors around the world. With an average of 15 new films per year the exquisite catalogue of award-winning films includes WALKING UNDER WATER, HIP HOP-ERATION, GAYBY BABY, RAVING IRAN, SILVANA, GENESIS 2.0, WHEN TOMATOES MET WAGNER and HI, AI.


Founded by Ruth Diskin in 2001, Ruth Films has been a leader in world sales and marketing of quality independent films worldwide. As a boutique sales company, Ruth Films represents artistically excellent and compelling works that address human rights, Jewish content, Middle East topics and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Films from the catalogue have been shown widely at international film festivals in addition to broadcasts on global outlets. As one of the highly acclaimed Israeli distributors, Ruth Films works with organizations and institutions that integrate non-commercial, educational media into their programs. Keeping things intimate, Ruth Films focuses on character-driven stories that address broad and diverse audiences.


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