Unleash the potential of your film with the Cannes Film Agency. Get the opportunity to showcase your work to a global audience and secure distribution deals at the most prestigious film markets in the world.
Get Film Distribution
Our team of experts will represent your film at Festival de Cannes, MIPCOM, and MIPTV, ensuring that it gets the exposure it deserves.
With our extensive network of distributors, aggregators, streaming platforms, and broadcasters, you can rest assured that your film will reach the right people.
With our support, your film will stand out from the rest and make a lasting impact.
How does it work?
All you need to do is submit your film to the filmfreeway platform and let us do the rest.
We will select the best projects for representation and package them into a catalogue, making it easier for executives to find the perfect film for their audience.
- Upload your film to the filmfreeway platform so we can watch your film.
- We select 10 features, 7 documentaries and 3 short films for representation.
Catalogues are packaged by genre: comedies, dramas, thrillers, horror, documentaries, true crime, etc.
Projects with the best chance of making an impact with executives are:
- Marketable project: Defined genre and have recognizable elements (director, cast, etc.)
- Concise pitch: Clear concept, primary characters, and a unique world
- Professional presentation: Supported with marketable materials
- HD: 1920x1080 pixels - 2K: 2560x1440 pixels are acceptable
When there is interest in your film, we will advise you on the best options and help you close the deal.
You have the final say on which territories are available, and once the sale is complete, our Sales Agent Fee of 20% will be due.
We are present at the following festivals and markets in Cannes.
17 - April 19, 2023
Television Movies, TV Series (scripted and unscripted)
Festival de Cannes and Film Market
17 - 23 May, 2023
Feature Films, Documentaries, Short Films
16 - October 19, 2023
Documentaries (full length and short form)
Awards and Prizes
20 films selected for representation as Sales Agent at Cannes Festivals with no upfront costs.
- We cover travel and accommodation expenses
- All film entries considered for future distribution
- Continued options for income from content even if not selected at film markets
Rules and Terms
On selection we sign a non-exclusive agreement as Sales Agent with a 20% fee on completion of a Sale.
- Films accepted in any language, non-English dialogue must be subtitled in English or French
- Films must not be publicly available online
- Films must have territories available for sale, preferably worldwide
- Only films completed after 2020 accepted
- Films must be longer than 15 minutes
- Submission confirms full rights to submit and all necessary rights obtained for exhibition and inclusion.
Questions? You most welcome to contact lilian (at) cannesfilmfestivals.com
Get started today and take the first step towards a successful film distribution with the Cannes Film Agency.
Cannes Film Agency
Cannes Film Agency is a film sales agent to help filmmakers and production companies sell the distribution rights to their films to buyers, such as film distributors, television networks, streaming platforms, and international distributors.
Our Responsibilities include:
- Representing filmmakers and production companies: We act as the intermediary between filmmakers and production companies and potential buyers, representing the filmmakers' interests and negotiating the best deal for their film.
- Sourcing new projects: We are always on the lookout for new and interesting projects to represent, seeking out new filmmakers, attending film festivals, and monitoring the film industry for emerging trends and opportunities.
- Marketing and promoting films: We help create marketing materials and presentations to promote the films they represent to potential buyers, highlighting the strengths of each film and demonstrating its market appeal.
- Negotiating distribution deals: We negotiate distribution deals on behalf of their clients, working to secure the best terms and conditions for the sale of their films.
- Building relationships with buyers: Film sales agents build and maintain relationships with buyers in the film industry, staying in touch with them and providing updates on the films they represent.
- Managing contracts and payments: We manage the contract process, ensuring that all agreements are in place and that payments are made on time.
A film sales agent plays an important role in the film industry, helping filmmakers and production companies secure distribution deals and reach wider audiences. By working closely with filmmakers and buyers, we help bring films to market and ensure their success.
What we looking for
We always looking for new and interesting film projects to represent. We look for films that have strong market appeal and are likely to be successful in terms of distribution and revenue. We also seek out talented filmmakers and production companies to work with, and always on the lookout for emerging trends in the film industry.
In addition to seeking out new projects, we are also responsible for promoting and marketing the films to represent to potential buyers. This involves creating compelling marketing materials and presentations, highlighting the strengths of each film and demonstrating its market appeal.
Overall, we are looking for projects that are well-made, have commercial potential, and are likely to be successful in terms of distribution and revenue.
By carefully selecting and promoting the right films, we help bring new and exciting content to audiences all around the world.