List of Upcoming Film Markets

List of Upcoming Film Markets

The following list of Film Markets around the world is your opportunity to pitch your film and make deals with development executives and distributors. For filmmakers with a project in its early stages, film markets often present opportunities to to screen works-in-progress or to pitch films in either a one-on-one or competitive, public setting.

Film Markets

The Doc Shop Toronto

The Doc Shop Toronto

The Hot Docs industry conference and market in Toronto offers exceptional professional development, networking, and business opportunities to dcumentary filmmakers and industry professionals at all levels of experience.

Deadline: 30 April

BANFF World Media Festival and Market

BANFF World Media Festival and Market

Canada’s biggest TV market & festival the Banff World Media Festival has brought top leaders from across the evolving media landscape to the heart of the Canadian Rockies for a totally unique experience.

Deadline: 14 June

Sunny Side of the Doc Berlin

Sunny Side of the Doc Berlin

The 4-day event brings together broadcasters, decision makers, financing bodies, distributors, content creators and producers from around the world to sell or buy projects and programmes, and to find coproduction partners.

Deadline: 22 June

Film Independent Los Angeles

Film Independent Los Angeles

Every year Film Independent selects up to ten fiction and five non-fiction feature projects to participate in an intensive film finance market that takes place over four days in November.

Deadline: 24 June

Cannes Marché Du Film

Cannes Marché Du Film

NOTE

You always need a Film Business Plan to get funding from investors.

Producers, distributors, buyers, programmers, The Marché du Film in Cannes opens the gates to the online film market for you. Whatever your needs are, we provide you with solutions: business opportunities, international visibility, the latest innovations.

Deadline: 30 June

Film London Production Finance Market

Film London Production Finance Market

Production Finance Market (PFM) is a two-day film financing event which takes place every October in association with the BFI London Film Festival. It helps to build new film financing relationships between producers and financiers, and is the only event of its kind in the UK.

Deadline: 15 July

Good Pitch

Good Pitch

Good Pitch brings together documentary filmmakers with foundations, NGOs, campaigners, philanthropists, policy makers, brands and media around leading social and environmental issues – to forge coalitions and campaigns that are good for all these partners, good for the films and good for society.

Deadline: 5 September

Mediterranean Documentary Market

Mediterranean Documentary Market

MEDIMED is a special-interest international documentary market focused on the promotion and distribution of ready-made films and new projects from the European Union and the Southern Mediterranean countries.

Deadline: 10 September

MIPCOM Cannes

MIPCOM Cannes

Mipcom, The World’s Largest Entertainment Content Market, from blockbuster programming to groundbreaking partnerships, the global media and entertainment industry converges in Cannes for four days of exchange and networking, meetings, screenings and conferences, into lasting business.

Deadline: 12 September

Nordic Panorama Market Sweden

Nordic Panorama Market Sweden

Welcoming international film festivals, distributors and buyers from all over the world, Nordisk Panorama Market offers a comprehensive overview of the newest independently produced Nordic short and documentary films.

Deadline: 19 September

To Raise Film Funding from Grants and Investors, you always need a Film Business Plan

Film Funding Newsletter

Film Funding Newsletter

Receive the free upcoming film grants delivered to your mailbox once a month. Film funding is available to filmmakers anywhere in the world, with lots of time to apply.

Film Business Plan

Film Business Plan

The film business plan is a step-by-step guide on how to structure your film as a business and projects what your film will cost to develop and operate.


Upcoming Film Grants in your Mailbox, it’s Free

Never miss the next opportunity to find funding for your film. Once a month you will receive the Film Grants with upcoming deadlines via email with lots of time to apply.



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Filmmaking

Learn how to Sell and Distribute your Film

Learn how to Sell and Distribute your Film

The key to building a career in show business is the ability to consistently get projects funded and then make money back for your investors. In this online film course, the Indie Film Academy talks with 10 experts in film distribution about what you can do to make sure your film sells.

Film Sales Agents List

Film Sales Agents List

List of 90 top film sales agents that specialize in independent documentary, short and feature films. The international sales agent directory includes contact names, phone numbers and email addresses.

Film Distribution Agreement

Film Distribution Agreement

5-Page Distribution Agreement for Feature and Short Films Template. An example you can use for your contracts


Structure Your Film as Business

Get Investors with a Professional Film Business Plan



Film Business Plan Template