By Carlos Aguilar | SydneysBuzz November 27, 2013 at 5:00PM
With its deadline rapidly approaching, the amazing program for emerging filmmakers La Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde is still accepting submissions for their 2014 edition until December 2nd. This is an incredible opportunity for young directors to bring their debut projects into fruition and get them exposed through the program's collaborative efforts with the Cannes Film Festival. Below the official press release and important details on how to apply.
LA FABRIQUE DES CINEMAS DU MONDE 2014
CALL FOR ENTRIES
The Cinémas du Monde Pavilion is organised by the Institut français in partnership with the International Organisation of La Francophonie and France Médias Monde – RFI, Monte Carlo Doualiya, France 24. The Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde is the professional programme run by the Cinémas du Monde Pavilion to support talented new filmmakers from Southern countries.
The Institut français has developed La Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde by working closely with the Festival de Cannes and the Marché du Film. It supports the
projects of talented young filmmakers who are working on their first or second feature film. Selected directors are invited with their producers to take
part in the program during the Festival de Cannes. The aim is to create concrete opportunities for project development by providing access to different
activities: Producers Network, Producers Workshops, Cannes Court Métrage – Short Film Corner, professional lunches, parallel selections… Due to the strong
commitment of its patron and to a professional team, each project receives personalized support through one-to-one and group meetings with key players in
the film industry
How to Apply?
The registration form is available online on our website until December 2nd, 2013, 120 registrations maximum: www.lescinemasdumonde.com
1- Directors must come from one of the eligible countries.
2- The project must be the director’s first or second feature-length film or documentary.
3- Each director or production company may only submit one film project.
4- The project must concern a cinematographic work (fiction,animation or documentary). It may not be a project or a film for television.
5- The project must have a local producer (or a producer from one of the eligible countries) who has produced a short- or feature-length film in the last five years.
6- The film’s provisional budget must be less than €3 million.
7- Co-producers may not apply.