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CINEMART: Call for projects

17 Aug 2015

Call for projects


31 January - 3 February 2016

Entry deadline: 1 September 2015
CineMart is the international co-production platform of International Film Festival Rotterdam. It offers a carefully curated selection of 25 feature film projects with market potential.
CineMart is an efficient platform for creating important connections between filmmakers and potential partners. At CineMart you can meet our selection of some 700 CineMart delegates and enjoy our informal networking events.  

We are looking for strong and authentic film projects that already have a director attached and are quite well developed. By the time of CineMart a solid script and financing strategy should be in place and preferably a certain amount of financing.
The selected projects will be thoroughly prepared to work on their financing strategies, so that the one to one meetings can be meetings of high quality to talk about creative and financial partnerships.

Enter your project here
The Eurimages Co-production Development Award of € 20.000 
The Arte International Prize of € 7.000 
The Wouter Barendrecht Award of € 5.000  

Each year, about 20 CineMart titles premiere at major international festivals including Cannes, Venice, Locarno, Toronto, Berlin and, of course, Rotterdam. 

Some recent results include: 
Turist by Ruben Östlund, The Lobster by Yorgos Lanthimos, Mustang by Gamze Ergüven, Boi neon by Gabriel Mascaro and Schneider vs. Bax by Alex van Warmerdam. 
Please find more information on CineMart, how to apply and the online entry form on our website.
Do not hesitate to contact us at in case you have any questions. 

We look forward to receiving your projects!
Marit van den Elshout – Head of Industry & CineMart
Bianca Taal – CineMart Manager & IFFR programmer
Inke Van Loocke – Coordinator CineMart & Rotterdam Lab

CineMart is supported by Creative Europe, the City of Rotterdam, the Netherlands Film Fund and international partners.

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