Throwback to the Workshops held at the 2018 Short Film Corner!


To celebrate the Short Film Corner's kick-off, what's better than learning how to pitch? This tricky task involves catching the eye and inspiring interest in your project. Thanks to targeted tips and a practice session, rid yourself of any pitching anxiety and get the confidence you need to win people over!


​Session 1

Ido AbramEye Filmmuseum

Session 2

Gavin HumphriesQuark Films / NOWNESS


It was an unmissable event! The Helping Hand workshop brings together seasoned professionals, ready and waiting to answer all your questions – the perfect opportunity to get up close and personal with those in the know! From short films sales & acquisitons to distribution, or establishing a Festival strategy, get prepped with all the best strategies.


Session 1

Laurence de Bourbon – OCS
Sales & Acquisitions

Inga Diev – ​Ouat Media

Jonathan Hazan – Les Films du Cygne
From Short to Feature

Sydney Neter – SND Films

Franz Rodenkirchen – TorinoFilmLab
From Short to Feature

Lucie de Rohan-Chabot – Maneki Films / Full House
Festivals Strategy

Session 2

Olivier Chantriaux – Filmo
From Short to Feature

Mona Deeley – BBC Arabic TV
Sales & Acquisitions

Yvonne Grzenkowicz – Animation Nights New York
Animation: the necessity of Network

Wouter Jansen – Some Shorts
Festivals Strategy

Kasia Karwan – The Moonshot Company
From Short to Feature

François Morisset – Salaud Morisset


Face the critics: you cannot cheat with the Truth or Dare! After watching your film, programmers, buyers, consultants and film critics share their feedback, straight up and without mincing their words, during a 20-minute interview. A great opportunity to gain opinions on your work and identify your strengths… as well as the important details to improve for your future projects – if you dare!


Jason Anderson – TIFF (Toronto Int’l Film Festival)
Hakim Mao – Initiative Film

Violeta Bava – BAFICI (Buenos Aires Int’l Independant Film Festival) / Ruda Cine
Bruno Quiblier – Base-Court / Locarno Int’l Film Festival

Ron Dyens – Sacrebleu Productions
Danny Lennon – Prends ça court!

Pascale Faure – Canal+
Romain Le Vern – Choas Reigns

Isabelle Fauvel – Initiative Film
Alice Kharoubi – Festival de Cannes

Nico Marzano – Institute of Contemporary Arts London / FRAMES of REPRESENTATION Film Festival
Wim Vanacker – NISI MASA

Raymond Phathanavirangoon – Peanut Pictures
Hédi Zardi – LUXBOX

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