International Exchange at CMC

Posted on: Sunday 19 May 2013 11:37pm

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The CMC International Exchange announces its content sessions and the first international guests.

This summer we are welcoming a host of international broadcasters, co-producers and funders to Sheffield to take part in the CMC International Exchange. The new all-day event is essential for anyone looking to find for international partnership, funding and sales opportunities. Whether you’re a writer, director or consultant looking to sell your services, an interactive company looking for leads, a publisher making connections, a service provider of any sort, a producer or distributor planning to sell a project – the International Exchange will offer the connections you need.  If you’re seeking investment, co-production partners or special expertise – the Exchange can provide solutions.

How is it different from other markets? 

It’s being done the CMC way.  It’s friendly and open.  It’s innovative – taking a fresh view of where opportunities lie and encouraging approaches to new and lucrative markets, as well as the tried and tested routes. It’s curated – you’ll be able to build a meeting structure under advice from our Exchange Manager and you’ll be looked after on the day by our team.

And of course it wouldn’t be CMC without content – the Focus On….. sessions, stripped through the day, on Wednesday 3rd July for those wanting to find out more about tax relief, funding, and working in international territories and markets.

International guests already on board include:
Laurence Blaevoet and Géraldine Soto, Canal Plus, France
Steven DeNure, DHX Media, Canada
Massimo Bruno, Di Agostini, Italy
Dinesh Kumar Jain and Anirban Nag, Eden Animation, India and Ireland
Sander Schwartz, Fremantle Media, US
Frank Mosvold, Kool Produktion, Norway
Desmond Ngai, MDeC, Malaysia
Elin Raustol, NRK, Norway
KC Wong, Sparky Animations, Singapore
Andrew Beecham, Sprout, US
Frank Dietz, Super RTL, Germany
Joan Vogelesang and Jean LeChance, Toom Boom Animation, Canada
P. Jayakumar, Toonz, India
Kiko Mistrorigo, TV PinGuim, Brazil
Vicky Schroderus, YLE, Finland
Nicole Keeb, ZDF, Germany
Katharina Pietzsch, ZDF Enterprises, Germany

There is an additional fee of £45 + VAT for the International Exchange.  That gives you access to the online meeting booking system, dedicated spaces to meet the international buyers, co-producers and funders and The CMC International Exchange conference content running throughout the day, including:

• Focus on Funding
• Focus on India
• Focus on China
• Focus on Markets
• Focus on the Animation Tax Break

If you are regular player on the international scene some of your best connections will be there.  If you’re a newcomer, you couldn’t ask for a more personalised and friendly atmosphere in which to make your first steps.  Sign up now.

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