Take the opportunity to connect with projects looking for co-producers & financiers and meet with our partnering co-production markets and representatives over our many co-pro-centric events: conference panels, pitching sessions, networking events — including the celebratory Co-Production Night!
Co-Production Days is the Marché du Film’s program dedicated to co-production!
Get ready for Co-Production Night!
Kick off our celebratory Co-Production Night with Co-Pro Markets Catch-Up, an event for international producers who want to learn more about co-production markets and producer networks. This is a great opportunity to have a relaxed conversation while enjoying some bites and drinks with representatives from partnering organizations.
Then finish the evening off with some karoake, backed up by the Co-Pro Night Live Band, featuring the best (and worst!) of 80s pop music! Don’t miss the chance to sing on the Co-Production Night stage with our beloved band!
📅 20 May | 21:00 CET, Plage des Palmes
📌 Access to Co-Production Night is reserved for Producers Network badge holders and by invitation only.
Welcoming our Main Sponsor: Cinema from Spain!
Cinema from Spain is the umbrella brand created and supported by ICEX Spain Trade & Investment to promote the Spanish film industry around the globe.
ICEX is the public business entity of the Ministry of Industry, Trade & Tourism whose main purpose is to promote the internationalization of the Spanish economy and companies and to improve their competitiveness, as well as attracting and promoting foreign investment in Spain. In this context ICEX is supporting the film industry including content and co-production.
ICAA (Instituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes Audiovisuales) is an independent body ascribed to the Ministry of Culture, that promotes, regulates and provides funding to cinematographic and audiovisual activities, programming policies to support the Spanish film industry and audiovisual production.
CO-PRODUCTION NIGHT PARTNERS
ACE Producers is Europe’s premier network of successful producers from Europe and beyond. ACE Producers enables profound collaborations through honest dialogue in the safe trusted space of the ACE Network and fosters valuable exchange of high-level knowledge about the independent audio-visual industry.
Berlinale Co-Production Market
The Berlinale Co-Production Market (21st edition: February 1, 2024) brings together ca. 600 international producers, sales agents, distributors, broadcasters, platforms and fund representatives who are active in international co-productions. Approx. 35 feature film and 10 drama series projects are presented, and around 1500 one-on-one meetings are pre-scheduled for them.
CineLink - Sarajevo Film Festival
CineLink Industry Days, Sarajevo Film Festival’s industry section, is a primary hub for Southeast European film professionals and has played a crucial role in the expansion of cinematic co-production in the region. Today, it is a key destination for professionals in search of talent and co-production possibilities in the region.
CineMart, the co-production market of IFFR, acts as a highly experienced matchmaker in financing independent film projects in effective one–to–one meetings. CineMart, within its industry umbrella IFFR Pro, also offers a program for emerging producers, Rotterdam Lab, where they can expand their network and participate in workshops, speed dating sessions, and other forms of training.
Connecting cottbus (coco) is an East West co-production market and a networking platform focusing on Eastern European cinema during the FilmFestival Cottbus. We select 13 feature film projects in development and 6 works in progress / post-production. Projects must have a connection to Eastern Europe in subject or production context. The 25th edition of coco will take place on 8-10 November 2023 in Cottbus, Germany.
EAVE is one of the leading producers’ training programmes in Europe with a unique network of over 2600 producers. Over the last years, we have been revising our existing training offer and creating new workshop programmes to continuously strengthen the European independent production and to contribute to its sustainability and competitiveness by reinforcing the producer’s creative, managerial and financial capacity to compete successfully in European and global markets.
EWA Network connects female professionals working in the screen industries, in Europe and beyond. It champions gender equality, pay parity and inclusion in the screen sector, for all women, from all backgrounds. The diverse and growing membership allows the network to ground its campaigning work in the real-world concerns of women creating original content for cinemas, broadcasters and streaming platforms.
Gotham Film & Media Institute
The Gotham Film & Media Institute celebrates and nurtures independent film and media creators, providing career-building resources, access to industry influencers, and pathways to wider recognition. Founded over 40 years ago as the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), The Gotham is the largest and longest-running non-profit organization for independent film and storytelling in the United States.
Guadalajara International Film Festival
Guadalajara International Film Festival is the most relevant cinematographic rendezvous in Latin-America, due to the quality and relevance of its film programme, the filmmakers, the national and international delegates that attend every year. The Guadalajara Film Market is the ideal space to build strong relationships while doing business with the professionals of the industry.
Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum
HKIFF Industry offers filmmakers all-around services and windows to the world. From polishing up projects (Film Lab), finding production and post-production assistance (HAF), to showcasing work-in-progress works in international platforms (HAF Goes to Cannes), and on to planning the career of finished films (HKIFF Collection). HKIFF Industry also engages in co-production of films with third parties.
Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event
Baltic Event Co-Production Market, held since 2005 during Black Nights Film Festival, is the meeting-place for feature films in development looking for co-producers, financiers and sales agents. Around 15 projects are selected yearly and over 400 pre-arranged meetings held with decision makers who make Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event their yearly stopover to look for new projects for their slates.
Meeting Point-Vilnius (MPV)
Meeting Point-Vilnius (MPV) is the international Work-in-Progress pitching forum for debut films and a platform to discover and develop European talents. It is a combination of pitching (Coming Soon section, open to 20 int’l debut directors’ film), Industry Market Screenings of Baltic debuts, Talents Nest (lab for emerging professionals from Baltic, Caucasian and ex-Soviet countries).
MIA, International Audiovisual Market, is a market event based in Italy. A destination for the the global film and audiovisual ecosystem, conceived as a curated market for films, drama, doc, animation works. MIA is focused on co-production, financing strategies and business models, sales and distribution of finished works, content showcase, talents and projects’ circulation.
MIDPOINT Institute is an international audiovisual training and networking institution offering comprehensive professional support in film and series development, individual skills development, and post-production.
New Nordic Films
New Nordic Films is an annual Nordic quality feature film market and an international co-production market arranged within the frames of The Norwegian Int. Film Festival in Haugesund. The 29th film market takes place in August and gathers around 350 industry professionals from a variety of 30 countries.
NFDC Film Bazaar
The Co-Production Market at NFDC Film Bazaar is a platform for curated projects with South Asian themes to find financial and artistic support. Every year, filmmakers with projects selected for the Market get numerous avenues to connect with Indian and international producers, distributors, sales agents and financiers active in the field of co-production.
Sofia Meetings is a co-production market organized within the framework of the SIFF and presents: Feature Films Pitching – Focus: presentation of 1st, 2nd/3rd feature fiction film, TV series pitching, Works in Progress. Beside the main programme there is a focus on alternative financing, distribution and workshops, panels, case studies: all that in a friendly informal atmosphere.
Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Thessaloniki Film Festival is the leading Cinema institution in Greece. TFF’s annual activity includes the organisation of both International Film & Documentary Festivals and AGORA, its industry event. In addition, TIFF runs a 4 screens cinema complex, the Thessaloniki Cinema Museum and the Thessaloniki Cinematheque as well as a Cinema Library which are housed at the picturesque port of Thessaloniki.
When East Meets West (Trieste)
Every year When East Meets West brings together more than 700 film professionals from over 60 countries. The programme is based on an annual East and West double focus and includes several activities: a pitching forum, a slate market, works in progress sections, a lab for films in editing phase, a showcase of short projects and a series of inspirational labs.