European Gap-Financing Market (4th - 5th September, 2015)< Back
The European Gap-Financing Market is a new platform intended to support the European producers to secure the final financing of their projects through one-to-one meetings with potential and appropriate international professionals.
The main criteria to participate in this original event is to have 70% of the financing in place, and the VFM is offering 15 selected projects the unique opportunity to close their international financing through selected financiers, producers, distributors, sales agents, post-production companies and film funds.
This year the EGFM has the invaluable support of the MEDIA program of the European Union and the 15 selected projects are:
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The 2014 edition of the VFM clearly showed a very positive increase in the number of professionals attending the market, with 261 key distributors and 66 key sales agents. In addition, some 1,500 professionals, including producers, film commissions and institutions, exhibitors, film festivals etc, coming from 57 countries, attended the Venice Film Market.
The general feedback from the industry is that this Market is the perfect place for networking, and fits seamlessly with the programming of the festival, proving that Venice is once again becoming a rendezvous to add to the professional agenda.