CNC at The 76th Cannes international Film Festival - Program

CNC at The 76th Cannes international Film Festival - Program

11 May 2023
The CNC beach
The CNC beach in Cannes Eric Bonté – CNC

Provisional programme of professional events organised this year by the CNC during the Cannes Film Festival (from Tuesday, 17 May to Saturday, 28 May 2023).


The events will take place on Plage du Gray d'Albion - Boulevard de la Croisette and the Film France CNC stand (Marché du Film, stand no. 101– Village International, Riviera side).


On the CNC beach

Wednesday, May 17th

3pm to 5.30pm : Résidence du Festival – pitching session, followed by DEENTAL producers pitching session

6 young international directors developing their 1st or 2nd feature film have been selected this year to participate in the Cannes Film Festival Residency.
Their pitches will be followed by those of 6 producers from Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific selected within the framework of the DEENTAL-ACP program.
At the end of the pitches, one of the 6 Festival's Residents will be awarded the CNC prize by a jury composed of Nadav Lapid, director, Julie Paratian, producer, SISTER productions and Sanjeewa Pushpakumara, director.

Thursday, May 18th

09.30am to 11.00pm : Living the French experience: international productions in FranceTomorrow’s
In English


Unifrance – CNC Panel
11.15am to 12.30pm : Tomorrow’s cinema: innovation and marketing 3.0 supporting promotion and creative diversity
En anglais

Focus on the CNC’s partnership with KOFIC et ASEAN
3pm to 4 :30pm : - Presentation of the French-Korean Academy of Cinema followed by Asia-Europe : new partnerships, collaborate to improve action

English, French and Korean translation

4:30pm à 5:30pm : Talk : Extended reality : a fresh look on cinema

Saturday, May 21th

10am to 12pm: Creation and circulation of cinema: taking the risk to offend?
English translation

3pm to 4:30pm: Commitments and actions to protect creation and tackle online piracy

Focus on Ukraine
4pm to 5pm: European Solidarity Fund for Ukrainian Films
English, French and Ukrainian translation


Sunday, May 21st

SACD Panel in partnership with CNC
10am to 11:30am: What is the future of film creation in a time of artificial intelligence?

5th anniversary of CNC Talent funds panel
2:30pm to 3:45pm: Creators and spectators at the crossroads between web and cinema

Monday, May 22nd

9:30am to 11am : Intellectual property and remake: an ever growing market?

Scelf (Civil Society of French Language Publishers) Panel in partnership with CNC
11am to 12:30pm: Literary adaptation, an endless source for film creation

Press conference
3pm to 4:30pm : CUT ! : Cinéma Uni pour la Transition : talents committing to the environmental cause

Tuesday, May 23rd

10am to 12pm: Focus on Doc Day
In English

Année du doc 2023

2:30pm to 4pm: Animation films : the excellence of French savoir faire

Wednesday, May 24th

Press conference
11am to 12pm : Les Glaneurs et la glaneuse, an original educational project based on Agnès Varda documentary

Année du doc 2023

3pm to 4:30pm: When cinema addresses all audiences
Followed by the signature of a partnership agreement between Accès libre and Allociné

Thursday, May 25th

3pm to 4:30pm : Panel provided by the Prix de la Citoyenneté
Youth, cinema and Citizenship

Friday,  May 26th

11:30am à 5pm : 8th edition of Cinéma positif day
Inclusion and commitments

* Provisional programme subject to change.
Access to the events will be subject to availability.


On the Film France-CNC pavilion

Marché du Film, stand no. 101 – International Village, Riviera side.


Thursday, May 18th

3:00pm-4:00p :The French Experience: Coproduction and Tax Rebate for International Productions
Discover the many ways of working with France with a focus on Coproduction and Aide aux Cinemas du Monde scheme.

Sunday, May 21st

5:00pm-7:00pm: Creative & Attractive: France, the new VFX Hub for international productions
Discover all the good reasons to make your VFX in France and how to benefit from the tax rebate for international production through the case study of Serpent Queen 2 and John Wick 4.

Monday, May 22nd

4:00pm-5:00pm: – The French Experience: Coproduction & Tax Rebate for International Productions
Discover the many ways of working with France with a focus on Coproduction and Aide aux Cinemas du Monde scheme.