Shoot the Book!


Turn over a new page for adaptations.

Shoot the Book! is a collaborative initiative, bringing together French and European publishers and agencies with international producers seeking future projects.

Celebrating their 10th anniversary edition, Shoot the Book! returns to Cannes this year from Thursday 18 to Friday 19 May 2023!

Registration is now OPEN! 👇

📍 Masterclass — 18 May 2023 | 10:00-12:30

Spanish-Speaking Audiovisual Markets: A Focus on Audiovisual Literary adaptations in Spain, Argentina, Colombia & Mexico

Presentations by professionals in the production, financing and promotion of film & TV adaptation projects to identify the latest practices, trends and major players in these audiovisual rights markets.

Le pavillon Les Cinémas du Monde – Institut français


📍 Pitches — 18 May 2023 | 15:00-17:00

Publishers will present and pitch 11 books — selected for their strong potential for screen adaptation — in front of an audience of film & TV producers seeking future projects.

Press Conference Room, Palais des Festivals

📍 Rendez-Vous — 19 May 2023 | 10:00-18:00

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

Marché du Film, Meeting Area (Level –1)


Shoot the Book! is organized by the SCELF (Société Civile des Editeurs de Langue Française), in collaboration with Institut français :




With the support of Centre National du LivreCentre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée – CNCFilm Paris RegionCentre Français d’exploitation du droit de Copie, SOFIA, Pro Helvetia, BIEF and Frankfurter Buchmesse :