Cannes, 24th May 2022 – Key players show their commitment to the art of cinema and its unique power and magic to move audiences, by stimulating their curiosity, by exploring other realities, emotions and concepts. Find a recording of the debate here. Since March 2020, Brussels-based associations representing the creative and film business sectors in Europe have worked together to promote relevant COVID-19 response mechanisms from European, national and regional public authori
Monday 23 May, 2022, 14:00-16:00 CET
Riviera, Palais des Festival, Cannes CANNES UPDATED PROGRAMME General summary Introduction and moderation by Wendy Mitchell, journalist and film festival consultant Set the scene by Mira Staleva, Managing Director of Sofia IFF and Sofia Meetings co-production market The last two years will clearly be remembered as one of the most challenging periods in the history of the film sector, including in Europe. Everyone’s focus is now on how best
The last two years will clearly be remembered as one of the most challenging periods in the history of the film sector, including in Europe. Everyone’s focus is now on how best to adapt to the “new normal” and how to sustain a holistic recovery for the entire value chain, to the benefit of European audiences and industry alike.
What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the film sector in Europe? Where are we today? How do we build back better? How do we continue to celebrate