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Euro Connection

European Short Film co-production Forum

Euro Connection is the marketplace for short film co-production in Europe. This pitching and networking event aims at fostering partnerships between European productions companies, funders and broadcastersfor short film projects. Pitching sessions and one-on-one business meetings are organised with participants. Each year, a 150 industry delegates are expected to attend these two days of networking and deal opportunities.

The next edition will take place on Tuesday 5th February and Wednesday 6th February 2019 in Clermont-Ferrand.

Producers from the associated countries to the 2019 edition will be invited to send their project to the national correspondent in their country. The 2019 application form and correspondent’s detailed list will be available here at the beginning of September.

May apply:

  • short film projects (fiction, animation, creative documentary) under 40 minutes
  • presented by a production company located in one of the associated countries
  • for which partial funding has been secured in its country of origin
  • for which a co-production partner in Europe is wanted
  • whose producer commits to attend and pitch his/her project in case of selection

Selected producers are invited to pitch their projects at Euro Connection 2019.

Presented by the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market, in association with the Creative Europe MEDIA Desk Franceand the Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée, Euro Connection receives support from Creative Europe’s MEDIA sub-programme and the PROCIREP.

 

Read the Guideof short film production funds in European countries published by the MEDIA Desk France.

Renseignements:

Laurent Crouzeix : l.crouzeix(at)clermont-filmfest.com / Tél.: +33 (0)4 73 14 73 12

Market Forum

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The Short Film Market Forum is the place where professionals come to learn about the editorial lines of television buyers and new trends and opportunities for broadcasting. Each year, the Forum is enriched by relevant players in the field of digital broadcasting, which is becoming more and more the vector of diffusion of tomorrow.

Media RV Area

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10 desks for professional meetings from Monday to Friday from 9am to 7pm.

Organize your appointments in advance using the Pro Services and then communicate your schedule to the secretariat of the MEDIA Rendez-Vous who will allocate a space according to availability.

  • The evolutionary list of professionals is available on this site in early January.

Events

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Meetings and debates are important moments among the events proposed around the festival. The range of topics covered is very wide and new topics are addressed to better meet the training and information needs of accredited professionals. The major organizations in the sector ensure their presence at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market to take advantage of this key moment in an entire sector to organize staging points, debates, round tables and meetings throughout the week.

Exhibition hall

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Open Monday 5 to Thursday 8 February from 9am to 7pm
Friday 9 from 9am to 14pm

It is 1000 m2 of exhibition where international promotion agencies, national short film agencies, production and distribution companies and networks, associations and technical industries showcase their activities, present their catalog, make contacts, prepare their next productions.

The short film market is attended by 3,500 professionals including 35 exhibiting countries, 309 organizations, 630 producers, 239 buyers (TV, VOD, Room Distribution), 98 distributors, and 525 festival representatives.

Pro Services

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It is a tool that will help you prepare for your visit to the Short Film Market and give you access to exclusive services throughout the year. Valid for one year, the cost of the subscription is 60 Euros HT.

  1. A communication tool between professionals:
    Access the contacts of all the professionals present at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market who will allow you to organize your meetings before the event, then easily keep in touch with your relations and the professionals met in Clermont-Ferrand.

Contacts

General and exhibitors coordination
Coordination of the Market submissions and the Pro Services
Coordination of the professional events and the Euro Connection program
Coordination of the professional events and the Euro Connection program