Cannes 2015

Make the most of the Cannes Film Festival with Creative Europe

With Cannes set to start next week, there will be many opportunities to find Creative Europe on the Croisette. Take advantage of some of these European-focused initiatives at this year’s festival.

Voice your views on European audiovisual policy at the Creative Europe MEDIA conference

The Moving Image: Connecting European film to a Global Audience
18 May 2015, 2:30PM – 5:30PM
Salon des Ambassadeurs, Palais des Festival

This year’s European Film Forum conference explores issues around the promotion and distribution of European Films, with a particular emphasis on the export of European films to countries in the rest of the world, as well as strategies for audience development. Read more

Make connections at Creative Europe MEDIA’s European Pavilion

13 May 2015 - 22 May 2015, open daily from 9AM - 7PM
Pavilion 119, Village International/Riviera

The European Pavilion is a meeting point for European producers, distributors, sales agents, festival and training organisers. Market delegates can make use of the space and representatives from the Europe-wide network of Creative Europe Desks, the Policy Experts of DG CONNECT of the European Commission and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) will be there to answer any questions you might have about Creative Europe's opportunities. Read more

Brush up on your knowledge of European film financing

A Fistful of Euros - The Future of Film Financing in Europe
16 May 2015, 11AM - 1PM
Salon des Ambassadeurs, Palais des Festival

This year’s European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO) workshop will give film professionals a valuable overview of the current state of film financing in Europe, aiming to offer a “one-stop-shop analysis” as well as asking some key questions about the future. Entry is free to all with Marché du film or Festival accreditation, to register simply fill out the form on the EAO website. Read more

Discover the best of European filmmaking talent  

Why not try to catch one of the 25 MEDIA-backed titles screening at the festival? Whether it’s the latest big-hitters or a pleasant surprise from one of the festival’s emerging talents, you’re bound to find something to go home raving about among this bumper list.

Attend one of many events organised by Creative Europe-funded organisations