The platform to discover & experience innovation and the future of the entertainment business in Cannes!

Cannes Next is back at the Croissette with the largest and boldest programing in its history!

Experience the Global Virtual Production Summit, the Film Soho Innovation Hub, the next specials at the Plage des Palmes, breathtaking Immersive Experiences such as MURALS, VFX, Breakout 13, The Meaning and Mystery of Life, and Tech4 Movie Experience Center.

Plus gain insights from more than 25 sessions in the Cannes NEXT conference program from Business of Sustainability to Groundbreaking Distribution Technologies, Next Generation Trainging programs to producers pitching in against a Shark Tank Jury and Artificial Intelligence.

Get better business deals by understanding Data Driven Insights, and learn how to implement Innovation at the Future Media Hubs, or explore the future centerpoint of Europe’s Film Industry Data Driven Insights. Hear from thegroundbreaking storytellers and producers and billion dollar company founders on the potential of Web3 and Future of Financing and Creativty through Artificial Intelligence, and experience the launch of of a Cutting Edge Digital Platform from Spain. Cannes Next provides cutting edge insights to the film industry through the special Media Outlook session by Creative Europe Media, and the annual Nostradamus report.

Plus engage with 50+ speakers and industry leaders from the forefront of Cinema, Business and Technology including Industrial Light and Magic, the team of 1899, Paramount, Red Bull Media House, PWC Germany…

Get ready for the biggest and boldest edition of Cannes Next – the future of content, cinema, and innovation at your fingertips!

Get your ticket for the cutting-edge immersive visual experience MURALS:

World Class Speakers and Attendees

Some of our previous speakers and attendees include Roman Coppola (American Zoetrope), Ted Sarandos (Netflix), Lucia Recalde (DG Connect / European Commission), Nusrat Durrani (MTV Networks/Viacom, former), Ted Hope (For Hope Productions, Amazon Studios, former), Brittany Kaiser (Own Your Data Foundation), Sander Saar (Moonbug, Red Bull), Julie Brill (Microsoft), Stan McCoy (Motion Picture Association), Lila Tretikov (Microsoft), John Canning (AMD), Marc Petit (Unreal Engine/Epic Games), Jehanne Rosseau (Spiders Games), Miikka Rosendahl (Zoan), Jannicke Mikkelsen (FNF), Ralph Simon (FRSA, Mobilium), Edward Frenkel (University of California) Yannick Bossenmeyer (Logical Pictures Group / Cascade 8), Lila Tretikov & Ashley Saulsbury (Microsoft) and others.

Explore the future of film business, financing, and virtual production at Cannes Next

Cannes Next, the executive conference and innovation-driven business development platform exploring the future of the film and entertainment business, will be back in Cannes from Wednesday 17 to Monday 22 May 2023 for a new edition. Cannes Next will highlight the industry’s most prominent game-changers, trends, and technologies.

Next 2023 Formats & Business Opportunities

Next Summit

The Next Summit is an executive-level event curated by the Next team. The Summit is produced in close collaboration with exclusive partners on the hottest topics, trends, and innovations impacting the film and entertainment business.


The Session is a fully serviced, and produced format dedicated to our partners and clients to engage with their audiences and present and future clients at Cannes.


The Workshop is a medium-length format aimed to engage Cannes participants deeply into a topic or a theme / or carry out dedicated promotional debate, upskilling, training, think tank, or similar activities.

The Showcase / is a presentation format hosted on our exclusive main stage to feature specifically highlight portfolios, investments, projects, or talents. A pitching session for the selected task at a fund, a presentation of talents, or pitching sessions for the cutting edge startup portfolio are examples of content best fit for a Cannes Next showcase.


Cannes Next brings together both cutting edge and prestigious executives, entrepreneurs and companies in the global entertainment business. Explore our exhibitor or partnership opportunities to introduce your product, service, or platform, engage new clients, update executives and decision makers or raise awareness around your enterprise or company or startup through the partnership with Cannes Next.