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Shoot the Book! Cannes 2015 - Film Rights: A Selection of French Titles

Organised by the SCELF (Société Civile des Éditeurs de Langue Française) and BIEF (Bureau International de l’Édition française), Shoot the Book! assemble those in charge of film rights in French publishing houses, for the second time in Cannes, and in a collective context.

Shoot the Book! is an opportunity for French publishers to present books with strong potential for film and TV adaptation at the Cannes Festival.

Out of 27 participants, 10 publishing houses had the pleasure of seeing their book selected by a jury of professionals working in the film industry:

  • Frédéric Azémar
    (Scriptwriter, France)
  • Christophe Bruncher
    (Producer, Ici et Là Productions, France)
  • Olivier Ciechelski
    (Director, Scriptwriter, France)
  • Michel Fessler
    (Scriptwriter, France)
  • Ilann Girard
    (Producer, Arsam International, France)
  • Laura Amelia Guzman
    (Director, Dominican Republic)
  • Teresa Hoefert de Turégano
    (Advisor - Film Funding Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Germany)
  • Helena Mac Kenzie
    (Head of Inward Investment & Business Development, Film London, United Kingdom)
  • Cécile Petit-Vallaud
    (Co-production advisor, Ile de France Film Commission, France)
  • José-Maria Riba
    (Journalist, AFP France)
  • Eva Roelens
    (CEO Espagnolas en Paris, France)
  • Evan Turner
    (Producer, USA)
  • Olivier-René Veillon
    (CEO, Ile de France Film Commission, France)
  • Yalun Wang
    (Producer, Green Wish, Taïwan)
  • Karine Winczura
    (Scriptwriter, France)

 -  May 2015

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