16 NOV 2020

TV FRANCE INTERNATIONAL FOCUSES ON LATIN AMERICA

The French distributor will offer a screening in Sao Paulo entirely given over to French programs, in collaboration with the French Embassy in Brazil, which will be followed by MIPCancun Online.

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Sarah Hemar, Executive Director of TV France

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Following Rendez-Vous Bi@rritz in September, TV France International is continuing its action by organization members’ participation in the main markets coming up at the end of this year or by providing them with original initiatives. In November, the destination is Latin America with a screening in Sao Paulo entirely given over to French programs, in collaboration with the French Embassy in Brazil, which will be followed by MIPCancun Online.

“TV France International’s role is to give French programs as much regular exposure as possible to international buyers”, said Sarah Hemar, Executive Director of TV France. “The continuing health crisis has encouraged us to remain creative and innovative in continuing to support, even in a virtual version, our members wherever they can interact with their usual contacts and help them engage with new ones”.

SCREENINGS FRANCHESES AT THE CINESALA DE SAO PAULO

This first edition will take place from 16 to 19 November on the initiative of the French Embassy in Brazil and in collaboration with UniFrance, in the historic Sao Paulo Cinesala theatre which is re-opening after several months of being closed. 16 November will be dedicated to the audiovisual sector and will be attended by Brazilian buyers. A selection of French animation, fiction, and documentary programs, distributed by members of TV France International will be screened. The works presented by UniFrance members will be shown from 17 to 19 November.

THE PROGRAM FOR 16 NOVEMBER

Fiction: "The Forest", About Premium Content – "Chronicles of the sun", Ampersand – "The Bureau", Federation Entertainment.

Animation: "Abraca", Planet Nemo by Ankama - "Grizzy and the Lemmings", Hari International – "Hello World", Festivaal Distribution -"Brazen", Miam! Animation.

Documentaire: "The Frozen Kingdom of the Snow Leopard", Zed - "The Cleaner", La Compagnie des Taxis Brousse/Taxi Rights - "Egoiste", Film and Picture.

MIPCANCÚN

24 French distributors will be taking part this week in the entirely online 8th edition of MIPCancun thanks to the support of TV France International. This is the biggest French delegation since the creation of this event.  This is an opportunity for them to have one-on-one pre-arranged meetings online, in real-time, with almost 150 South American buyers via the platform.

"Latin America is a vast territory, in terms of exporting our content, where there are big differences depending on the country, and which remains to be conquered, even though some of our members have already encountered success there (such as Newen with 'Candice Renoir´', Dandelooo with 'Taïna' and the 'Amazon Guardians', Millimages with notably 'Molang and Mouk'. MIP Cancun, ATF, Content London…, French audiovisual creation will be very much present as the year comes to an end”, Sarah Hemar continued.