Strategic Partners (September 11th - 14th, 2014) is the place to discover and develop compelling projects, kick-start long-term business relationships and make investment happen.
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Celebrating its 17th anniversary in 2014, Strategic Partners is one of the world’s preeminent co‐production/co-financing markets. Focusing on feature film, TV and digital fiction, Strategic Partners includes projects looking for financing as well as those still at an early stage, looking for the right partner. Its linear program is designed to provide unparalleled access to international co-production possibilities – all under one roof, set against the backdrop of the Atlantic Film Festival and the vibrant, coastal city of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
BROADEN YOUR PROJECT’S HORIZON
Global partnerships are essential to your project’s success. Top Canadian and international industry players are selected to attend Strategic Partners, including producers, investors, sales agents, funding agencies, broadcasters and distributors. Offering over 1000 pre-scheduled 1-2-1 meetings, co-production focused roundtable sessions, cutting edge panels, visionary keynote speakers, and Atlantic Film Festival screenings and receptions – Strategic Partners is a convergence of talent and innovation, producing tangible results.
In 2014, Strategic Partners will be increasing the focus on television and digital media at the event, striking a balance between feature film, TV, and web-based projects.
TRANS ATLANTIC PARTNERS
The Erich Pommer Institut (Germany), Canadian Media Production Association (Canada), and Independent Filmmaker Project (USA) present a three-module, intensive training and networking program for film producers from Europe, Canada and the US. Trans Atlantic Partners (TAP) producers gather in Berlin in June for Module 1 and then reconvene in Halifax, NS in September for Module 2, which leads into Strategic Partners. Module 3 takes place in New York as part of IFP’s prestigious Independent Film Week.