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.

📆 Save-the-Dates!

  • Thursday 8 July: 15:00 – 18:00 | Pitching session
  • Friday 9 July: 10:00 – 13:00 | One-to-one meetings

This year’s 3rd edition is split into two parts over two days:

  • Pitches | 8 July | Press Room Palais des Festivals : The Pitches session of Shoot the Book! will give publishers the opportunity to present 12 literary books chosen for their adaptation potential by a jury of industry professionals.
  • Rendez-vous | 9 July | Marché du Film – 1 : The B2B rendez-vous component of Shoot the Book! will consist of one-to-one meetings between international producers and publishers looking to adapt literary works for the big screen.

Shoot the Book! is organised by SCELF’s (Société Civile des Editeurs de Langue Française) and Institut français:




With the support of the BIEF (Bureau International de l’Edition Française), the Centre Français de la Copie, the SOFIA and Film Paris Region:

In cooperation with Frankfurter Buchmesse and Pro Helvetia: