From May 17 to 28, 2017 in France, at the anniversary Cannes Film Festival the Ukraine will be represented by its own pavilion at the professional area – at Film Market Marche du Film. Organizers of this year's pavilion by the Ukrainian State Film Agency, KIFF "Molodist", Ukrainian Cinema Association, Film Industry Association of Ukraine, Association of Producers of the Ukraine and Igor Iankovskyi Ukrainian Charity Foundation "Initiative for the Future".
At May 21, Igor Iankovskyi Foundation and the NGO "Initiative for the Future" with the Ukrainian State Film Agency for the second consecutive year at the Cannes Film Festival will hold a business lunch for film industry professionals «Meet Ukrainian producers!».
«During the last year's Cannes Film Festival Foundation Igor Iankovskyi first organized a business lunch «MEET UKRAINIAN PRODUCERS!», which was a great success among Ukrainian and foreign producers. Ukrainian cinema interested producers and directors from France, Italy, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Serbia and others. As a result - this year in Ukraine has already begun to be implemented in co-production projects with European producers. Such informal communication helps our filmmakers establish useful contacts and to attract domestic cinema partners abroad», - said the representative of Igor Iankovskyi Foundation «Initiative for the Future», Tagir Imangulov.
In addition, the Foundation again this year funded a trip to Cannes to participate in the Short Film Corner section and showing off their short films at the Cannes Film Market, a group of young Ukrainian directors of the association of Contemporary Ukrainian cinema (CUC), who have already proved themselves at home.
«Ukraine Is Your Destination» - this is the slogan decorate Ukrainian pavilion. As part of the festival Ukrainian delegation will make a presentation «Discover Ukraine» - representing our country to foreign partners as a film location with a new legislative environment arsenal of modern services and production facilities. Also, there will be a presentation of the international festival movement in Ukraine.
The film by Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa was the one of the 18 participants in the main competition of the 70th Cannes Film Festival. The picture was created in co-production of companies from Ukraine, France, Germany, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Russia. To popularize Ukrainian film industry Ukrainian State Film Agency the Ukraine catalog of the Ukrainian distribute films for international distribution and participation in international festivals, as well as informational materials on the production potential of the our country.
The Igor Iankovskyi Foundation and public organization "Initiative for the Future" organized many successful lunches and informal meetings at international film festivals: in Berlin, Paris, Budapest, London and more. Due of the young Ukrainian filmmakers met with foreign producers, and most importantly - are increasing in co-production projects. After all, Igor Iankovskyi main goal - is to show the talented youth of Ukraine, cultural and historical heritage, for promote Ukrainian movies and introduce European and world audience with our country.