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07 November 2022 à 15:26

Unifrance and French audiovisual professionals out in force at the end-of-year markets

As 2022 draws to a close, Unifrance accompanies its audiovisual members (distributors and producers) at the main markets dedicated to TV content through stand hosting, negotiated offers, and networking events focusing on French creation.

All markets presented are labeled Program France Export / Choose France™ by Business France.

MIP Cancun 
November 13 through 16, 2022

MIP Cancun is back this year in its physical format and will be held at the Moon Palace Cancun. The agreement negotiated by Unifrance and offered to its members includes the organization of pre-arranged individual meetings with television program buyers operating in the Hispanic markets of Latin America and the USA. These pre-organized one-on-one meetings, specific to MIP Cancun, aim to generate targeted and top-level exchanges.

The program also includes networking events, keynotes, panels, and exclusive screenings for the Latin American market.

Registered companies: Autour de Minuit, Balanga, Cyber Group Studios, Dandelooo, Federation Studios, France tv distribution, Gaumont, LS Distribution, Lucky You, Mediatoon, Method Animation, Miam! Animation, Millimages, Newen Connect, Only Distrib, Prime Entertainment Group, Studiocanal, Wild Bunch, Xilam, Zodiak Kids and Family.

Content London
 November 28 through December 2, 2022

Unifrance offers its members privileged access to the International Drama Summit, which brings together, over three days, the world's leading figures in fictional content development. Registered members will also have access to conferences and networking events.

Unifrance and the Series Mania Forum will take advantage of the presence of these many professionals to organize a cocktail reception dedicated to French television fiction. Opening night, Monday November 28, will also see the Rose d'Or Awards, for which three French programs are nominated this year — 'Le Flambeau' and 'OVNI(s)' (season 2) in the 'Comedy' category and 'Here it all begins' in the Soap category.

Unifrance and Series Mania will take advantage of the presence of these many professionals to organize a cocktail party dedicated to French fiction on Tuesday, November 29 (by invitation).

Registered companies: About Premium Content, Balanga, Calt Production, CLPB Rights, Elephant International, Federation Studios, Film & Picture, France tv distribution, Have A Good One, LS Distribution, Media Musketeers, Mediawan Rights, StudioFact Rights, TOP — The Oligarchs Productions, Trace Studios, UGC Fiction, White Lion Films, Wild Bunch, Wildcats Productions.

World Congress of Science and Factual Producers 
December 28 through December 1, 2022

For its 30th edition, the event will take place in Glasgow at the SEC Centre at Exhibition Way. Unifrance is offering its members discounted accreditation to attend a wide range of conferences related to the latest developments in the science and factual program industry.

Two highpoints:

  • The annual What's the Buzz session, featuring the year's biggest hits and trends in factual programming.
  • The Buzzies, celebrating excellence in science and factual storytelling, and recognizing short-form, long-form, and multiplatform science, history, and natural history projects, as well as awarding projects for innovation and impact.

Registered companies: Ampersand, ARTE France, Balanga, Bellota Films, C&Co, Cinétévé Sales, CLPB Rights, Découpages, Films à Cinq, France tv studio, Gedeon Programmes, INA, Le cinquième rêve, Les Films d'ici, Little Big Story, Lucky You, Magneto Presse, Newen Connect, Only Distrib, Prime Entertainment Group, Program33, StudioFact Rights, Terranoa, TSVP Production, YUZU Productions, ZED.

November 29 to December 1st, 2022

DISCOP Kigali will take place at the Kigali Convention Center, where local and international distributors can meet African buyers in pre-arranged meetings. This edition will focus on East Africa, co-production opportunities between Anglophone and Francophone Africa, the power of sport to attract young audiences, and Rwanda's ambitions to become a major player in the international audiovisual landscape.

More than 500 participants are expected, including 135 buyers. Unifrance offers its members an offer at a negotiated rate. Registrations are in progress.

ATF - Asia TV Forum & Market
December 7 through 9, 2022

After two online editions, the Asia TV Forum & Market is back in Singapore and will be held at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Center. This is an opportunity for distributors to reconnect with Asian buyers. To do so, Unifrance will operate a stand hosting 28 companies.

An online screening room will also allow Asian buyers to discover, from November 30, nearly 200 French programs. Each French distribution company hosted by the Unifrance stand has the possibility of registering four programs as well as designating selected content a Highlight.

Unifrance will also organize a cocktail reception, in partnership with the Ambassade de France in Singapore, which will take place at its stand on Wednesday, December 7th (by invitation).

Registered companies: AndanaFilms, APC Kids, ARTE Distribution, Balanga, Cyber Group Studios, Dandelooo, Federation Studios, France tv distribution, Gaumont, INA, Kwanza, Mediatoon Distribution, Mediawan Rights, Method Animation, Miam! Distribution, Newen Connect, Only Distrib, Pathé Films, PGS Entertainment, Planet Ankama, Princess Sam Pictures, Studiocanal, Superights, Terranoa, The Party Film Sales, WTFilms, Xilam Animation, YLE — The Finnish Broadcasting Company.

Contact : TV Department

Latest update : 16 November 2022 à 15:26 CET

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