International buyers talk virtual markets, Cannes odds and holding the theatrical line

Published on Apr 09, 2020

International buyers talk virtual markets, Cannes odds and holding the theatrical line

“Pre-buying is very tricky, when you don’t know when they are going to be able to shoot the film.”

A final decision on whether and when the 73rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival and its Marché du Film will take place had yet to be announced on Thursday (April 9) as Europe headed into the Easter weekend break.

The future of this year’s edition has been in the balance since early on in the global Covid-19 outbreak which has locked down most of Europe, the Us, Latin America, Asia and now Africa.

In pre-coronavirus times, the film industry

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