The Marché du Film gathers every year more than 11,500 film industry professionals from all over the world. It takes place during the Festival de Cannes and on the same spot at the Palais des Festivals. A big part of the Marché is dedicated to the exhibitors but this market stands out among others with its Industry Programs : Producers Network, Producers Workshop, NEXT, Doc Corner, Mixers and Goes to Cannes. These programs give a large panorama of the Industry issues, great training for young professionals and the perfect opportunity to network.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading global law firm providing innovative legal services and business solutions to individuals and institutions. We are one of the world’s largest law firms, with more than 900 lawyers and professionals in 20 offices. The firm’s clients range from individuals to corporations and foreign governments. Our entertainment practice has been recognized for many years as a key industry player in global entertainment and media transactions. The foundation of our entertainment practice is the representation of clients in complex transactions involving the production, financing and distribution of films and television worldwide. Based in our Los Angeles office, our entertainment attorneys execute deals efficiently and seamlessly around the world with the assistance of our lawyers on the ground in New York, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Beijing, London and Moscow. For more information, please visit www.akingump.com.
The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) is a crown entity which helps grow and support our country’s vibrant film industry. It invests in original and culturally significant New Zealand films, helps talented New Zealand filmmakers develop their careers, works to build connections internationally and to grow audiences for New Zealand films, here and overseas. The NZFC markets New Zealand’s screen production industry overseas, attracts international screen productions to New Zealand, provides a specialist enquiry service and is the first point of contact for incoming international production. It helps negotiate co-production treaties, administers the New Zealand Screen Production Grant, the Post, Digital and Visual Effects Grant and the 5% Uplift, and certifies official co-productions and New Zealand films for tax purposes. The NZFC also works to make sure New Zealand screen sector businesses are sustainable and internationally competitive.
As early as 2004, Resn has been at the forefront of the digital revolution; blending creativity and technology to capture imaginations and engage audiences. Partnering with filmmakers and content creators, Resn brings a new dimension to storytelling by creating breakthrough immersive experiences. Our network of studios across Amsterdam, Wellington and Shanghai gives us a unique perspective and insight into global audiences and behaviours. In recognition of our achievements in 2017, Resn was named Agency of the Year by Awwwards, the world’s leading digital awards platform.
The Hollywood Reporter is the entertainment industry's flagship media brand. With in- depth reporting, analysis, unprecedented access, world-class photography and video, and feature exclusives, The Hollywood Reporter is the definitive source for breaking entertainment and business news. THR won a 2016 Webby Award for best online film and video in the entertainment category and the American Society of Magazine Editors National Magazine Award for General Excellence in the Special Interest category in 2015 and 2016 in addition to a 2015 and 2016 ASME National Magazine Award nomination for Magazine of the Year and a Gerald Loeb Award nomination for its Studio Chiefs Roundtable. Additionally, the brand took home 10 SoCal journalism awards in 2015 and seven in 2016, including Entertainment Journalist of the Year. In 2014, The Hollywood Reporter staff won Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards for The Hollywood Reporter in Focus: The Wolf of Wall Street. The Hollywood Reporter and SundanceTV partner to co- produce and broadcast “Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter,” an original non-fiction series featuring panels with potential Emmy and Oscar nominees. In June 2016, The Hollywood Reporter launched a new feature, the THR 100, ranking the 100 most powerful people in Hollywood. THR's platforms include an award-winning weekly magazine, dynamic web and mobile sites, a huge social media footprint, and glittery year-round events.