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Winston Baker Returns to Cannes with the 12th Annual International Film Finance Forum

Winston Baker, leading global producer of entertainment conferences will be hosting its 12th Annual International Film Finance Forum, in partnership with Marché du Film, on the Main Stage at the 75th annual Cannes Film Festival on Friday, May 20th, 2022.

The International Film Finance Forum brings together leading industry executives from around the world to discuss and gain insight on the latest trends, shifts in the market and for networking purposes. The event revolves around providing entertainment professionals with the ability to hear from our established speaking faculty as well as form collaborative relationships with others.

Amy Baker, CEO and Co-Founder of Winston Baker mentions, “We have the ability to connect an in-person event with a global virtual audience, which allows for participants from all over the world to learn from our esteemed speakers and experience our highly informative and inspiring Forum.”

All Marché du Film accredited badge holders will be granted free admission to the Forum, it will also be available for streaming and on-demand access on Winston Baker’s website after commencement of the event.

This year features two exceptional fireside chats; first with Hollywood legend and CEO of Castle Rock Entertainment, Rob Reiner and then with award-winning director Yann Demange and producer Thomas Benski. These intimate conversations will provide participants with an exclusive opportunity to learn from these elite speakers in a very personal and informative way.

The roster of industry executives speaking this year include those behind films such as A Few Good MenCODAWhen Harry Met SallyThe Princess BrideThe FarewellHoney BoyITonyaThe Expendables franchise and many more. The panelists come from leading industry companies such as CAA, Participant, XYZ Films, Millennium Media, FilmHedge and more.

The program this year will focus on the evolving landscape of the entertainment industry, the change in consumer interests and trends, and how filmmakers, producers, financiers, distributors and dealmakers are successfully adapting to this ever-changing international market.

We are very happy to continue our partnership with Winston Baker and to host the International Film Finance Forum in Cannes for this new market edition. We are thrilled to be hosting so many prestigious speakers and offering our market participants this privileged moment that will undoubtedly be a highlight of the Marché du Film. After two difficult years, it is important to reconnect in person and find new opportunities to be inspired and receive precious insights from professionals who are references in their field,” says Guillaume Esmiol, Co-Executive Director of the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes.

This is Winston Baker’s 12th year hosting this sought-after forum at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. This year the event will be presented on the Main Stage of the Festival and will run from 10:00am–1:00pm.

FORUM PROGRAM

10:00AM-10:10AM
WELCOME AND OPENING ADDRESS
Amy Baker, CEO & Co-Founder, Winston Baker

10:10AM-11:00AM
STATE OF THE INDUSTRY
Moderator:
Judith Chan, Executive Director, Media Banking Office, Coutts & Co
Panelists:
Jeffrey Greenstein, President, Millennium Media
Lee Broda, Founder, LB Entertainment
Nate Bolotin, Partner, XYZ films
Patrick Rizzotti, Producer and Founder, Blue Fox Financing
Jon Gosier, CEO and Founder, FilmHedge

11:00AM-11:45AM
FIRESIDE CHAT WITH ROB REINER
Rob Reiner, Acclaimed Director, CEO of Castle Rock Entertainment, Two Time Emmy Award-Winning Actor
Moderator:
To Be Announced

11:45 – 12:30 PM
MONEY AND MEDIA: ARE INTERNATIONAL CO-PRODUCTION AND CO-FINANCING DEALS THE KEY TO GLOBALIZATION
Moderator:
Maren Olson, Agent in the Media Finance Department, CAA
Panelists:
Philippe Rousselet, Academy Award-Winning Producer, Founder, Chairman and Co-CEO, Vendôme Group
Anita Gou, Producer and Founder, Kindred Spirit
Liesl Copland, Executive Vice President, Content and Platform Strategy, Participant
Marlon Vogelgesang, CEO, Media Finance Capital

12:30 – 1:00 PM
FIRESIDE CHAT WITH YANN DEMANGE AND THOMAS BENSKI
Yann Demange, British Independent Film Award-Winning Director
Thomas Benski, CEO & Founder, Pulse Films
Moderator:
To Be Announced

 

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