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.
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.
CANNES PRODUCERS NETWORK 2019 GUIDELINES
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)
- Visa assistance
ELIGIBILITY AND SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
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.
SUBMISSION OF ENTRIES AND AGREEMENT
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.