The 70th annual Cannes Film Festival will be held from 17th to 28th May, 2017. Since 2007 Kyiv IFF "Molodist" participates in the international film market Marché du Film. This year Molodist has provided an opportunity for the general presentation of Ukraine at its own market stand. The main goal of the Ukrainian pavilion is to provide international film professionals with the information about our country, service companies, locations and new Ukrainian films.
"Cannes Film Festival is a festival №1 in the world. Every year "Molodist" promotes our country, Ukrainian films and film makers at Marché du Film. We are very pleased that this year our initiative had been supported by Ukrainian State Film Agency and the main professional film associations of our country. I am sure our joint efforts will awake a big interest of international film community for cooperation with our country! "- Vladyslav Liasovskyi, Chairman of Supervisory Board of the Kyiv IFF “Molodist”.
Here is the full list of the co-organizers of Ukrainian pavilion this year: Kyiv IFF "Molodist", Ukrainian State Film Agency, Association of Producers of Ukraine, Film Industry Association of Ukraine, Igor Iankovskyi Charity Foundation "Initiative for the future", Solar Media Entertainment and Ukrainian Cinema Association.
“The industry component of the Cannes Film Festival makes it so prestigious; it is a place where all representatives of the world film industry can meet each other. This will be my 25th Film Festival in Cannes, and this will be the tenth time when “Molodist” is representing Ukrainian film industry there. So, we can celebrate the anniversary of our presence an the " Village International " in Cannes. "- said Andriy Khalpakhchi, General Director of the Kyiv IFF "Molodist".
Ukrainian pavilion will work every day from 17th to 28th of May at Marché du Film during the Cannes Film Festival.
The key events are:
May 20, 10:00 PM
Ukrainian Party at the Long Beach Restaurant (by invitation only)
May 21, 13:00 PM
Business lunch Meet Ukrainian Producers! for industry professionals at Radisson Blu hotel, supported by the Igor Iankovskyi Charity Foundation "Initiative for the future" (by invitation only)
May 22, 11:00 AM
Discover Ukraine – the presentation of Ukraine for foreign partners as a film location with a new legislative environment, an arsenal of modern services and production facilities. The presentation will be held at the Pavilion.
Our slogan: "Ukraine is your destination!"
Looking forward to see you in Cannes.