In the XVII edition of the Canary Islands International Film Market, which will take place from April 28 to 30 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, producers, distributors, sales agents, television channels and other professionals from the sector will meet (in person and online). to promote the co-production of cinematographic and audiovisual projects for the European and international markets.
Secuoya Studios joins CIIF Market as an analyst of the projects that will be selected in this edition, together with other important recipients in search of new talent and creativity to produce quality content, among which are Atresmedia Cine, Latido Films or Filmax.
The call for registration of projects and literary works is open until March 15.
Sequoia Studios, the great factory promoted by Grupo Secuoya for fiction, unscripted and film content in Spanish for platforms, producers, operators and broadcasters in the United States, Latin America and Spain, joins as a collaborator in the XVII edition of CIIF Market, which will be held in hybrid format from April 28 to 30 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
In this way, Secuoya Studios will become a recipient and analyst of the projects that participate in the Canary Islands International Film Market 2021 , whose call is currently open until March 15.
We remind you that unpublished European and international projects of fiction or documentary feature films, TV movies and television series (fiction or documentary) in the development phase can be submitted for the search for financing, it being necessary for the project to have secured 20% of the total budget. .
The call is also open to the participation of Spanish literary works, fiction and non-fiction (novel, short story, play, essay, etc.), of all genres and subgenres (drama, comedy, etc.) and aimed at all types of public (children, youth, adults).
CIIF Market 2021 will select up to a maximum of 12 audiovisual projects and 3 literary works, taking into account quality criteria, international projection, talent of the producers, directors and viability of the financing plan.
In the case of Spanish literary compositions, the quality of the works, the talent of the authors and the feasibility of being adapted to film, television or digital platforms will also be taken into account.
All the information about the complete Call, as well as the Bases and Registration Forms of CIIF Market 2021, is available at www.ciifmarket.com .
The participants will have a personalized agenda of meetings and activities with the invited professionals and possible investors to continue with the development of the project, explore new ways of financing and promote co-productions, in addition to attending different conferences and colloquiums. Likewise, they will be able to opt for various prizes for their promotion abroad.
One of the main novelties of CIIF Market 2021 is the holding of pitching sessions of the selected projects before national producers and receivers in person (if the development of the pandemic allows it) and international experts via streaming, who will be able to connect live to follow the presentations.
In this way, producers, platforms, channels, distributors and festival programmers from other countries who will not be able to attend in person due to the situation, will actively participate virtually to continue developing the project, explore new financing channels and promote co-productions for a global market.
In addition to Secuoya Studios, among the companies receiving the projects, there are prominent companies and regular CIIF Market collaborators such as Atresmedia Cine, Latido Films, Filmax, Televisión Pública de Canarias (RTVC), Tenerife Film Commission, Clúster Audiovisual de Canarias, Canary Islands Film, Macaronesia Films, Music Library & SFX and Filmarket Hub, along with other entities that will be confirmed soon.
This edition of the Canary Islands International Film Market will also be attended by writers and editors who will have the opportunity to present their literary works to analyze the possibilities of adaptation to different screens.
In the latest editions of the market, around 300 professionals, 150 companies and 90 projects from 15 countries have participated. More than thirty feature films produced, with global investment figures that exceed 70 million euros and which began their journey at CIIF Market, guarantee its success.