The Network Connection

The Film Market Access Networking Program is designed to broaden and strengthen each participant’s current professional network. Participants will have opportunity to attend panels, film screenings and receptions many of these activities are based on a one on one consultation before the festival.

Networking Connection – Cannes

For international producers FMA will assist you with the submission process to the Industry Workshop facilitated by Maché du Film. This exclusive workshop is limited to roughly 300 participants from around the world.

For Canadian producers participating in the Cannes Market Readiness – Networking Connection, FMA registers you with Telefilm Canada which provides you with access to the Canada Pavilion and all its resources. The Canada Pavilion along with the Maché du Film provides meeting areas and a program of events designed to promote the Canadian industry and the Canadian talent.

Networking Connection  – Toronto
TIFF’s unique affair offers the trifecta experience of FESTIVAL, INDUSTRY and AUDIENCE.  Producers and directors will gain the industry knowledge that they desire and the access to network in a friendly environment. Access key players, make new contacts, find production partners, reconnect with colleagues

Here are a few highlights of TIFF’s Industry Programming:

Doc Conference:  one day of doc heavyweights that shape and influences the documentary community.

Industry Conference: 6 days of professional development opportunities (2016 highlights included a conversation with Cheryl Boone Isaacs, President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences,  David Glasser (President and COO, The Weinstein Company), Raoul Peck (director of I Am Not Your Negro) and Jonathan Demme (director of JT + The Tennessee Kids) just to name a few…

Industry screening: 9 days of Press/Industry screenings from some of the most acclaimed directors and new voices.

Cannes Pre-Orientation – Strategic Planning YES
Airport Pick-up/Drop-off YES
Onsite Orientation & Venue Tour YES
Accommodation Provided 12 Nights
Daily Continental Breakfast YES
Attend Industry Screenings YES
Accreditation Marché du Film Badge YES
Networking Receptions YES
Eligible for the Industry’s Workshop & Producer’s Network YES
Eligible for the Documentary Corner YES
Eligible for Short Film Corner YES
Toronto Pre-Orientation – Strategic Planning YES
Onsite Orientation & Venue Tour YES
Accommodation Provided YES
Daily Continental Breakfast 12 Nights
Attend Industry Screenings YES
Accreditation Industry Badge YES
Networking Receptions YES
Eligible for Documentary Conference & TIFF’s Breakfast Sessions YES