By Sydney Levine | Sydneys Buzz April 8, 2014 at 11:30AM
Les Arcs European Film Festival, with Champs-Elysées Film Festival, will launch the Paris Co-production Village taking place June 12-13, 2014. This new initiative is a development and financing platform for feature projects selected worldwide by both French film festivals. The event aims to encourage European professionals to get involved in international co-productions.
During this two-day event, 12 to 15 international film projects destined for French or European co-production will be presented to producers, sales agents, distributors, financiers and fund representatives. In addition, the 6 residents of the Cannes Film Festival Cinéfondation will join the project selection.The participants will benefit from one-on-one pre-scheduled meetings, networking events, as well as seminars taught by leading film industry professionals.
This platform complements the 3rd edition of the Champs-Elysées Film Festival's US-IN-PROGRESS program which screens 4 U.S. features in late stage of post-production seeking sales representatives.
The Paris Co-production Village is supported by the Ile-de-France region and organized in collaboration with Cannes - Cinéfondation, Variety, ACE, EAVE, Europa International, Europa Distribution and Ecran Total.
Application deadline: April 18th, 2014
- Only feature-length projects (fiction, animation and documentary) with director and script attached are eligible.
- All applications must be submitted by a production company and have secured (or under negotiation) financing from their home territory.
- Projects SHOULD NOT have French partners attached when submitted.