by Peter Rasmussen

Film Markets

Posted by Peter Rasmussen on March 19, 2007

Jackie Turnure director/Co-producer of Stolen Life is one of three finalists chosen to present a concept for an interactive adventure at a game conference at Cannes. We will also be exploring opportunities to network with potential distributors for Stolen Life there. Progress on that will be posted here.

I really like coming to a market like this with something finished and ready to show. I don’t know if I’d have the same enthusiasm for travelling all over the place trying to get an idea off the ground.

Enterprising Australian film producers frequently attend overseas film markets to generate interest in their projects and to see what the state of the industry is. I heard of two separate Australian producers who knew each other in Sydney. They bumped into each other at a European film market.  In the energised environment they got talking made a deal to do a film together and went back home to Sydney to make it.


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