Business Forum

BRIDGE of ARTS Business Forum Cinema & Media Content is a communication platform for leading cinema insiders, producers, distributors and professional media.

III Business Forum Cinema & Media Content will continue the policy objectives of 2015 and this year’s film festival.

Public presentations of projects and discussions with the leading representatives of Russian and foreign film industry and film distribution companies
Series of round tables, conferences, workshops, press events
Welcoming business atmosphere will be created for fruitful dialogue, work and networking

Business block will be opened by STRATEGIC SESSSION. «Faster than a Trend. Alternative Platforms for Cinema Content Implementation in Russia. Global and Domestic Market New media».

Industry cases devoted to perspectives of film distribution and screenings in Russia are planned to be included into the program at the end of 2017 and beginning of 2018.

Roundtable «Brand Content: Event Films Creation Tool in Consumption Area» will focus on short film promotion platforms, custom animation, environmental, documentary and other cinema market products.

For the first time European Festival Association ECFA will conduct a presentation. The association unites tens of prestigious screenings including those of children and youth films, forums, producers, distributors and cinema funds not only of EU countries but also of Japan, Canada, South Korea, China, India, Belorussia and others. The association will present a development plan and inform attendees about the associations structures and objectives.

Association speakers will introduce production budgeting mechanisms, children and family films distribution and promotion techniques.

Within the framework of the forum European Festival Association ECFA and IMFF BRIDGE of ARTS will sign a cooperation agreement that will support Festival’s policy in the region and will lay foundation for prospective collaborative projects.

At the end of the forum Contract signing ceremony will be held.

24-25 August 2017
BRIDGE of ARTS Business Forum Cinema & Media Content will start August 24-25, 2017 on the territory of the congress-division "Don-Plaza" (Rostov-on-Don, Bolshaya Sadovaya str., 115)
First held in Rostov-on-Don on 20-23 August 2015
Multiformat of BRIDGE of ARTS is its characteristic feature, it comprises a film festival, sport and mass events, business platforms targeted at film industry development. Currently we are engaged in «BRIDGE of ARTS – 2017» preparation process.