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2013 PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS
As in 2012, the 35th Cinemed is organising professional meetings focused on several themes:
- The 23rd Development Aid Grant
Development aid for full length
fiction features. The organisers of Cinemed have used this grant since 1991 for
the promotion and development of projects by Mediterranean directors with or
without a producer, thus supporting the cinematographic profession around the
Mediterranean. Confirmed directors, having already made at least one fiction
short, and who are from a Mediterranean country or from Portugal, the Black Sea
and Armenia, and/or whose project is in a Mediterranean setting or expresses
cultural features of the Mediterranean area may submit their project/s. For
2013 project selection, see Inscriptions. See Development Aid Grant for information as
Seminars covering the specific features of production and distribution in the
Mediterranean and North-South and South-North contributions and relations. A morning will be
devoted to the presentation of funding bodies (public and private) and/or the
editorial lines of distributors. Another will be spent on discussing the
subject of distribution around the Mediterranean, with the participation of the
members of the MEDIS Association which is
to hold its General Assembly at the Corum during the Festival. These meetings
and presentations are aimed at professionals in both the fiction and
documentary sectors. They will completed by a Zoom on… (organised by
A reminder of the 2012 professional meetings
Held from 29 October to 2 November during the 34th Cinemed in 2012, they included:
- ZOOM ON IFCIC Organised by Languedoc-Roussillon Cinéma
More information about the Institut pour le financement du cinéma et
des industries culturelles. IFCIC is a registered lending establishment
assigned by the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of the Economy and Finance
with the task of contributing to the development in France of the culture
industry by making it easier for enterprises in the sector to obtain bank
- AID FOR WORLD CINEMAS Organised by Cinemed
Presentation and analysis six months after its launching of this new
facility devoted to international coproduction. It was set up jointly by the
Ministry of Culture and Communication and the Ministry of Foreign and European
Affairs and is managed by the Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée
(CNC) and the Institut français.
- PRODUCING IN THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION Seminar and meetings
organised by Cinemed in partnership with
. EUROMED Audiovisual and DOCmed In partnership with DOCmed and
Presentation of the Euromed Audiovisual programme, the DOCmed training
programme, and the 12 documentary projects of the DOCmed participants 2012.
. Coproduction breakfasts In partnership with Languedoc-Roussillon
Coproduction breakfasts reserved to the DOCmed participants and to the
producers from the Languedoc-Roussillon Region.
. Presentation of television editorial lines and Mediterranean
Moderators: Serge Lalou (producer, Les Films d'ici) and Jacques
(producer, JBA Production)
Experts invited: Reda Benjelloun (2M), Mohammed Belhadj (Al Jazeera
Documentary), Michel Plazanet (CNC), Nathalie Streiff (Institut français), Luca
(RAI cinema), Isabella Pisani (LCP), Wilbur Leguebe (RTBF), Jean-Michel
(France 3 Sud).
. Coproduction roundtables Moderators: Serge Lalou and
Presentation of the 12 selected projects to the commissioning editors
Experts invited: Jacques Bidou (JBA Production), Serge Lalou (Les Films d'ici), Anne-Marie
(Eurodoc), Jad Abi-Khalil (Beirut DC), Reda
(2M), Mohammed Belhaj (Al Jazeera Documentary),
Hala Alabdalla (Ramad Films), Jean-Emmanuel Casalta (France 3 Corse), André
de Margerie (Arte), Wilbur Leguebe (RTBF), Isabella Pisani (LCP), Alex Szalat (Arte), Luca
(RAI cinema), Georges Schoucair (Abbout Production),
Heino Deckert (ma.ja.de. Filmproduktions), Jean-Michel
(France 3 Sud), Isabelle Truc (Iota Productions), Fabrice Puchault (France Télévisions).
. Conference: Producing in the Mediterranean region
Moderators: Serge Lalou (producer, Les Films d'ici) and Jean-Marc
(President of Languedoc-Roussillon Cinéma).
Experts invited at the forum: Jean-Emmanuel
Casalta (France 3 Corse), André de Margerie (Head of Arte international relations), Alex Szalat (Arte), Fabrice Puchault (France Télévisions), Georges Schoucair (Abbout Production), Reda Benjelloum (2M), Jacques Bidou,
Jad Abi-Khalil (Beirut DC, Liban), Oussama
Mohammad (Syrian filmmaker), Mohammed
Belhadj (Al Jazeera Documentary).
How to federate, make known and better use the facilities available to
stakeholders in production, creation and distribution. How to set up bridges
between the shores of the Mediterranean to allow these works to exist and
. Coproduction: screenings and case studies
After the film screening (one documentary, one fiction feature), case
study of the production and financing process with the filmmaker and the
- The 22nd DEVELOPMENT AID GRANT Organised by Cinemed
18 fiction features projects were examined by a jury.
- CONFERENCE: CINEMA CRITICISM Organised by Cinemed
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the launching
of Positif, Cinemed organised reflection on critical writing.
Festival’s professionals lounge
the creation of the Professionals Lounge at the Corum-Palais des Congrès, the
Montpellier Festival hosted 500 cinema professionals and official guests in
The same venue will be available this year.
An area of Le Corum-Palais des Congrès (Level 1) is reserved for
professionals to facilitate meetings, discussions and the making of
appointments. Festival personnel is made available for this.
A private screening facility in the same
area is available to professionals, on reservation, every day from 10 a.m. to 8
p.m. All films selected for the Festival can be consulted there. A
documentalist is present to provide any information required.
cocktail-meeting is held every evening at 7 p.m. Debates and presentations are
also organised every day at Espace Joffre 1.
List of professionals
Available online in this section from 14 October 2013, the list
will contain all the official guests and professionals expected
to attend the Festival, with the dates of their stays.
all information concerning pass forms, hosting and accommodation facilities
provided by the Festival for professionals.
AIR FRANCE KLM OFFICIAL PARTNERS
best price for your AIR TICKET
France KLM official partners congress rate (reduction of up to 47% on Air
France KLM, a Festival partner). To benefit, please indicate the 16734AF
congress identification code to your Air France KLM agency. Access to discounts and
online booking: click here.
your stay using resamontpellier.com, the online
reservation centre run by Montpellier Office de Tourisme.
How to get to the
35th Cinemed BY TRAIN: 'Take a TER!'*
* TER: regional
Make the most of the 35th
Cinemed by being 'eco-mobile' and using the Languedoc-Roussillon TER
One of the 132
stations and halts is certainly near you. The
Languedoc-Roussillon Region and the SNCF also have inexpensive, simple and
convenient price formulas. For example, a VIA LIBERTÉ card costing only €25 per
year gives a 50% reduction on all the TERs in Languedoc-Roussillon every
weekend, on public holidays and during Zone A school holidays for the
cardholder and 3 persons of his or her choice! All relevant travel information
can be found in all the stations in the region, on the website www.ter-sncf.com/languedoc or by
telephoning the TER Contact on 0 800 88 60 91 (free call from a
fixed phone from 7 am to 8 pm from Monday to Friday and from 9 am to 2 pm on
Map of the
Languedoc-Roussillon network (Carte du réseau TER): click here.
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