Programs

Programs

SPOTLIGHT ASIA

The Marché du Film, in partnership with Ties That Bind (organised by Fondo Audiovisivo FVG, EAVE, Far East Film Festival,…

CANNES MAKERS

A New Generation of International Sales Cannes Makers focuses on every step of the international sales process. This latest initiative by…

SPAIN, COUNTRY OF HONOUR

The Marché du Film is delighted to welcome Spain, our Country of Honour for the upcoming 2023 edition! Spain’s participation…

UKRAINE IN FOCUS

The Marché du Film is pleased to announce a newly revamped 2023 Ukraine in Focus program complete with a series…

IMPACT LAB INSTITUTIONS

impACT Lab’s institutional partners will hand-select which promising producers have the potential to make great impact and who will partake…

EXPERTS

impACT Lab’s partners will each send one of their own experts to help lead a series of transformative workshops &…

FESTIVALS HUB

Festivals Hub is an exclusive program and venue within the Marché du Film, specifically designed to welcome and connect festival…

JURY PANEL

The works on VeeR Future Award’s shortlist were available on VeeR and Alexandria from 17 to 25 May. 18 VR…

IMPACT

In recent years, the global film industry has seen a greater demand for diverse stories and content, so how can…

PROJECTS

📆 The Fantastic 7 showcase will be held on Sunday 21 May 2023 | 12:00-14:00 (Palais K, Palais des Festivals).

FANTASTIC 7

The best of the upcoming fantastic genre!

CO-PRODUCTION DAYS

Embark on our speed meetings sessions dedicated to co-production!

MURALS

MURALS is an immersive visual experience that uses cutting-edge 3D scanning to place viewers face to face with the war…

SCOTLAND SHOWCASE

Screen Scotland and Scottish Documentary Institute (SDI) are thrilled to bring to Cannes four bold, thought-provoking and ambitious feature documentaries,…

TALLINN BLACK NIGHTS

Started in 1997, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival with the two sub-festivals, Just Film and PÖFF Shorts, has grown…

ANNECY ANIMATION SHOWCASE

📆 The Annecy Animation Showcase will be held on Sunday 21 May from 9:30-11:30 (Palais K, Palais des Festivals). Check…

FEATURED EXHIBITORS

Each year, a number of the documentary field’s most prominent, specialized sales agents, set up camp at the Cannes Docs…

BRIDGING THE DRAGON

Expand your co-production possibilities and connect online with Chinese film professionals.

CANNES NEXT

Cannes Next is an executive conference and innovation-driven business development platform exploring the future of the entertainment sector. It is a…

PRODUCERS NETWORK

Grow your business with our events exclusively for producers. The Producers Network is the go-to rendez-vous for producers seeking to boost business and connections in Cannes and online!

V F C (MARKET PREMIERE)

The producers of the award-winning Netflix horror Ravenous / Les Affamés present V F C, the world’s first feature-length bio-feedback…

PARTICIPANTS

The Marché du Film is pleased to announce the eight participants in the inaugural Cannes Makers program, running from 22 to 24 May 2023…

SPANISH SCREENINGS

Spanish Screenings is a program that promotes Spanish cinema on a global scale. To adapt to the new challenges of…

CANADA SHOWCASE

Telefilm Canada, in partnership with RIDM (Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal), is proud to showcase Canadian talent in Cannes….

COMPOSERS

The Marché du Film is extremely proud to welcome 10 international film composers for this year’s 2023 edition to partake…

IMPACT LAB

The impACT Lab is designed to foster international co-production opportunities and guide producers to create more meaningful, sustainable and impactful…

DOCS-IN-PROGRESS

Each year, Cannes Docs partners with a number of institutions and organizations from different parts of the world to showcase…

BUYERS SHOWCASE

The Frontières Buyers Showcase presents works-in-progress or recently completed films seeking international distribution, festival selection and/or sales representation. 📆 The…

SHOOT THE BOOK!

Turn over a new page for adaptations… and discover it online!

PROOF OF CONCEPT

The Proof of Concept presentation is a selection of genre projects in advanced financing. Producers and directors present their original proof of…

NETWORKING EVENTS

Discover the program! 👇

THE MEANING AND MYSTERY OF LIFE

“The Meaning and Mystery of Life” is an exclusive screening of a unique multi-genre film, filmed over the course of…

2023 GLOBAL VIRTUAL PRODUCTION SUMMIT

Together with Disguise, leaders in real-time production technology, Cannes Next & Film Soho have presented the Global Virtual Production Summit on 18 and 19…

SCANDINAVIA SHOWCASE

Scandinavian Films is the umbrella organization for the Danish Film Institute, Finnish Film Foundation, Icelandic Film Center, Norwegian Film Institute…

FESTIVAL DE MÁLAGA

Festival de Málaga, with the support of the Junta de Andalucía, celebrates for the second year Málaga Goes to Cannes….

SPOTLIGHTED PROJECTS

Through this section, potential co-producers and funding / creative partners are invited to identify & connect with top-quality international creative…

SPOT THE COMPOSER

Find perfect harmony between producers and music professionals.

TECH4MOVIE EXPERIENCE CENTER

Discover the future of cinema at the Tech4movie experience center, brought to you by MyGlobalVillage in partnership with KiwiTech. Learn…

ACCELERATOR

disguise has introduced its recently-launched Virtual Production Accelerator programme to Cannes.

ITALY SHOWCASE

Cinecittà on behalf of the Directorate General for Cinema and Audiovisual of the Ministry of Culture, in collaboration with Doc/it,…

CANNES XR

Regarded as the unmissable annual rendez-vous for the immersive industry, Cannes XR offers a multitude of financing and distribution opportunities. Cannes XR is also a networking platform where Hollywood directors, studio executives, immersive artists, independent producers, leading tech companies, location-based and online distributors gather to discuss the role of technology, inspire the art of storytelling and fuel the future of film.

BREAKOUT 13

“Breakout 13” is an innovative and socially impactful interactive film, based on true stories. Learn more below 👇

PRODUCERS CLUB

The NEW official venue for the Producers Network! Join us at the Producers Club, the perfect place to meet and…

CHILE SHOWCASE

Chile is proud to present its selection of four diverse and high-quality documentaries at Cannes Docs. The Chilean documentary industry…

HAF

HKIFF Industry offers filmmakers all-around services and windows to the world. From polishing up projects (Film Lab), finding production and…

DOC DAY

An all-day-long celebration and exploration of the documentary cinema, in all its creative aspects & industry ramifications, as well as…

QUEER SCREEN

Queer Screen – based in Sydney, Australia is the country’s leading LGBTIQ+ screen culture organisation. They have been producing Australia’s…

SPAIN SHOWCASE

Proud of the unique feature documentary films coming from Spain, ICEX Trade and Investment, along with ICAA Institute of Cinematography…

FESTIVAL PARTNERS

Cannes Docs welcomes a number of dear-to-our-hearts festivals as loyal and central partners, putting them in the spotlight within the…

CANNES DOCS

Join the global documentary community for a full program program of keynotes, work-in-progress presentations and curated networking events dedicated to the specific needs of documentary films.

DOCS BY THE SEA SHOWCASE

Docs by the Sea is an international documentary lab and forum based in Bali, Indonesia that champions independent documentary filmmakers…

DECISION-MAKERS

This list will be continuously completed and updated until Cannes! The full list of professionals attending the 2023 Marché du…

2023 SCHEDULE

Click below to download a one-pager overview of the Cannes Docs 2023 schedule of events: SCHEDULE 2023 🕑 Please note that…

ANIMATION DAY

[POSTPONED IN 2021] Animate your day in Cannes with a full program of conferences, meetings and screenings bringing together the animated film community in association with the Annecy Festival.

CIRCLE SHOWCASE

CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator is an exclusive annual training programme for women-identifying documentary filmmakers who are seeking support to develop…

GOES TO CANNES

Discover the emerging talents and projects in development selected by our partner festivals.

FRONTIÈRES

Pitch, buy and network at special events tailor-made for the genre film industry co-organised with the Fantasia International Film Festival.

INSTITUTIONS

Spain’s participation in Cannes will be organized by ICEX Spain Trade & Investment  (the public entity of the Ministry of Industry, Trade…

INITIATIVES & PLANS

In collaboration with the State Secretariat for Telecommunications & Digital Infrastructures, the Country of Honour agreement is supported and funded by…

MEET THE STREAMERS

Meet the Streamers is the industry-leading program of the Marché du Film dedicated to streaming platforms, strategy and innovation, all…