Industry Panels 2023
Two Industry Panels in 2023: Distribution Q&A and Industry opportunities for shorts in development and post-production.
Everything you have always wanted to know about distribution but were afraid to ask! One hour of a non-stop questions. From searching for a distributor, to festival approaching strategies, all the way through to the possibilities of online distribution. No stone will be left unturned!
Monday, May 22nd, 4:00pm @Palais Stage
With Claire Diao, Ron Dyens, Carla Vulpiani
Claire Diao - Sudu ConnexionClaire Diao is a French-Burkinabè film critic, she initiated the Quartiers Lointains travelling short film program in 2013, she co-founded the pan-African film magazine AWOTELE in 2015 and she has been managing the pan-African distribution company Sudu Connexion since 2016. TV presenter and columnist, she collaborates since 2011 with many international festivals (programming, animation, jury).
RON DYENS - Sacrebleu ProductionsRon founded Sacrebleu Productions in 1999 and produced more than 90 films (shorts, features, TV series), which have received more than 2000 selections in international festivals (Cannes, Sundance, Berlin, Venice...) and was nominated to and won prestigious awards (Palme d'Or, Silver Bear, French Academy awards, Oscars...). He has also directed 5 short films.
CARLA VULPIANI - La Biennale – Venice International Film Festival | VaricolouredCarla Vulpiani lives between Italy and Ireland. She co-founded Varicoloured Holistic Film Agency, a distribution company exclusively dedicated to short films. Since 2021, she is also Short Film Advisor of Venice International Film Festival - Orizzonti Short Film Competition.
INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES FOR SHORTS IN DEVELOPMENT AND POST-PRODUCTION
Dive into the wide world of development platforms! Get more acquainted with all the dedicated support these different initiatives specifically provide to short film projects and their makers. What are they looking for, when to apply and what have been the success stories that came out of it.
Tuesday, May 23rd , 3:30pm @Palais Stage
With Sigrid Hadenius-Ebner, Macarena Herrera Bravo, Ali Khechen, Julie Marnay, Soňa Morgenthalova, Julie Rousson, Sarah Schlüssel, Christophe Terhechte