Applications Open as FDCP Leads PH as Cannes Producers Network Spotlight Country

The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) has partnered with Marche du Film to showcase the Philippine film industry as the Spotlight Country for this year’s Cannes Producers Network happening from May 15 to 21, and with it, the chance to feature Filipino production companies to international partners.

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Filipino Producers at the Cannes Producers Network 2018 (From left to right: Alemberg Ang of VY/AC Productions, Armi Rae Cacanindin of Cinematografica, FDCP Chairperson and CEO Mary Liza Diño, Bianca Balbuena of Epicmedia, Pedring Lopez of BlackOps Studios Asia, Sheron Dayoc of Southern Lantern Studios, and Evelyn Vargas-Knaebel of Visioncapturemedia)

Marche du Film, the biggest film market in the world, is held alongside the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. This film market features the Cannes Producers Network, an exclusive producers-only event which allows producers around the world to participate in meetings and events that promote international film co-productions and networking with international co-producers, sales agents, festival representatives, and film funding companies.

FDCP will be sponsoring five (5) Filipino Spotlight Production Companies to be introduced to all international partners, as well as five (5) Participating Producers who will have access to networking events. Deadline for submission of applications for interested producers and companies is on April 3, 2019.

For more information about the application process, read the guidelines below.



FDCP will be providing the following to one producer for each selected company:

  • Roundtrip flight to Cannes, France
  • Producers Network Badge (Includes access to the Cannes Film Festival and Marche du Film)
  • Stipend
  • Visa assistance



Interested production companies may apply via the following:

  • To apply for the Spotlight event, submit a 2-minute video which introduces your production company and features a demo reel of films produced and projects in development for international co-production.
  • To apply as a sponsored Cannes Producers Network Participant, submit a project pitch of your project in development and financial plan.



Entries and all requirements can be sent to the following:


For Spotlight Event Applications

Subject: CNP – Application For Spotlight)



For Sponsored Cannes Producers Network Participant Applications

Subject: CNP – Application For Producers



Deadline for submission of entries is on April 3, 2019.

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