The World’s Entertainment Content Market is back in Cannes this October – between the 15th and 18th. Following on from the World’s TV and Digital Content Market in April and the Cannes Film Festival in May, this congress brings together key influencers in the entertainment content industry. The event encompasses screenings, networking events, presentations, conferences, seminars and workshops, and a large trade fair.
Taking place over 4 days at the prestigious Palais des Festivals, the event offers delegates an unmissable range of opportunities to discover the latest content and the companies creating them, network with those all-important decision makers, watch world premier screenings and learn more about the industry. Here, deals are made, partnerships are formed, TV shows, series and documentaries are bought and sold, and co-financing agreements are found.
Over 14,000 participants are expected to attend from almost 5,000 different companies, so the opportunities to meet others, and discover and acquire audio-visual content, are unrivalled. Expect discussions on the hottest trends and insights for content creation and production, how virtual reality, streaming services and social media has impacted on the industry and much more. Renowned companies in the industry, including HBO, BBC and Netflix, are likely attendees, so the keynote presentations, conferences and seminars will be full of invaluable insight and the networking opportunities are endless, with influencers attending from across the globe.
What’s more, there is a junior version of this congress that takes place just before this event, held on 13th – 14th October, also at the Palais des Festivals. Gathering the key industry players, this event is the premier showcase for kids programming. It provides the same opportunities – networking, conferences, workshops and screenings – as the main version of the event, but focusses on content created for children and teenagers.
Whether you’re interested in content for the junior market or looking to attend the main congress, or both, this is an unmissable event. Regardless of your previous experience, there are many reasons to attend the Entertainment Content Market in Cannes. Many delegates return every year because they have had such a successful time the year before, while first-timers are encouraged to attend and network at their own pace.
With its numerous conferences, screenings and exhibitions, this year’s Cannes Entertainment Content Market is set to be its best yet. If you are lucky enough to be attending the Entertainment Content Market, the junior event or both, make sure you’ve got your rental accommodation arranged well in advance to avoid disappointment.
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