© Joachim Tournebize / FDC
© Joachim Tournebize / FDC

Step-by-step support for the filmmakers of the future.

Because the Festival’s success is based on both the artistic and professional aspects of its Official Selection and Marché du Film, the Cinéma de Demain support programme focuses on both fostering creativity and helping participants forge ties with industry.

The Résidence ©  Chloé Le Calvez / FDC
The Résidence © Chloé Le Calvez / FDC

The Residence

Two sessions per year. 12 filmmakers from around the world. Personalised screenwriting support for a first or second feature film, and group support via meetings with industry experts — all in the heart of Paris!

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The residents

Over the four and a half months of their stay at the Residence, every filmmaker is accompanied in the development of his or her script, and advised in the transition to production.

MELTSE VAN COILLIE © Harm Dens

MELTSE VAN COILLIE

Belgium
DIANA CAM VAN NGUYEN © David Tichacek

DIANA CAM VAN NGUYEN

Czech Republic / Vietnam
ZHAO HAO © Yeo Seung Jin

ZHAO HAO

China
Mohammadreza Mayghani
 © Mohammad Keshvari

GESSICA GÉNÉUS

Haiti
ANDREA SLAVIČEK © Nina Duredevic

ANDREA SLAVIČEK

Croatia
ASMAE EL MOUDIR © Ammar Abd Rabbo

ASMAE EL MOUDIR

Morocco

Creative programs

A tailor-made support on the international scale for emerging talents with projects at any stage of development.

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The Focus SCRIPT builds bonds with Visual Arts & Film Schools. Innovative young talents with a strong artistic vision benefit from targeted feedbacks and boost the production process of their short film in development.
2022 Focus SCRIPT participants  © DR
The Focus WiP scheme presents short films currently in (post-)production to key industry decision-makers — distributors, festival programmers, institutions, film funds, producers and buyers.
Participants du Focus WiP 2022 © DR
Since 2018, the Focus COPRO' shines a light on filmmakers who already have an impact on today’s cinema with their shorts, and supports them in the presentation of their debut feature film projects to the industry's key players.
2022 Marché du Film participants © DR
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