CoPro Market & Pitching Forums @ MIA
MIA 2021 Co-production Market and Pitching Forums are open to scripted and unscripted contents intended for theatrical distribution, television broadcasting and digital streaming. The market aims to facilitate, encourage and accelerate new business opportunities for the development and creation of new content on an international level.
The Co-production Market & Pitching Forum will select about 50 projects from all over the world, presented in Film, Drama, Doc categories. Every division hosts a very specific international content market, featuring tailored activities designed to find financial and producing partners, through international co-production deals.
MIA. Your next big deal.
#MIAMarket is where the excellences of the audiovisual industry meet to straighten their network and boost their potential. Join us from Oct 13th to Oct 17th in Rome and on #MIADigital, and come unlock your business.
23 September 2021
22 September 2021
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“MIA is very important, we all missed the opportunity to meet, to exchange ideas and projects.”
Founder and Producer | Vivo Film
“The industry has faced a major challenge this year and the MIA shows that it has reacted well and hasn’t stopped”.
Executive Vice President and General Manager South Hub | ViacomCBS EMEEA
“Being here is almost a dream. MIA is a reality again this year, it seemed an impossible bet, but thanks to their obstinacy the organizers have managed to guarantee this event.”
CEO | Medusa
“It is above all a pleasure to see that in Italy we are able even in such a delicate situation to organize an important market, to bring together people who come from different countries and to be able to have an interaction and an exchange that is difficult to replace simply with digital connections. MIA has managed to make the effort to combine the two and everything is going very well.”
International activities, legal support and research unit – Direzione Generale Cinema e Audiovisivo MiBACT
As a development laboratory for short films and TV series, we want to be present in a market like MIA, which is fundamental for the presentation of projects, precisely TV series and feature films, a meeting point for the industry, which in this moment is more necessary than ever.
Mercedes Fernandez Alonso
Managing Director | TorinoFilmLab
It’s tough but it’s amazing because it’s the first market since March. […] To be on-site, to be here after a so long time it’s exciting.
CEO and Producer at YUZU Productions
For me it was exciting, we just opened an office in Italy so for us it was important to become part of the community here.
CEO & Founder | Pulse Film
“I think it is a very important sign that MIA has been realized, with this strength, with this presence, that it is one of the first events in the audiovisual world that can be held, which gives an important signal to all of us operators in the sector that we are starting again, with great efforts, addressing all the problems that this pandemic is posing, to our sector and also to others. […] As every year, it is a moment of common reflection, with more participants, which is always very useful for advancing our sector.”
CEO/Producer | Anele S.r.l.
“Being able to create a physical event were people can meet after so much time it’s an amazing thing.”
Head of Media Finance | Creative Artists Agency
“It’s really brave to held MIA. It’s not only important on a market point of view, but also on a psychological one. It feels like things are restarting.”
“MIA in fact marks a restart, manages to give a boost to relaunch the theme of production and international relations”.
Producer | Kino Productions
“MIA is a return to the sociality that I have long missed. Given the situation, an even greater value is added, which makes this a unique edition. To have it here in Rome, in Italy, is very beautiful”
Executive Producer | Lucky Red
“It was a beautiful test of courage to organize the first Italian market made also on-site as well as being digital. I am really very happy to be here”
Marketing, Brand and Business development | Istituto Luce Cinecittà
“MIA has a fundamental importance because the operators of the audiovisual industry are working very hard on the production part. Despite what is happening the studios are full, the sets are progressing.”
Project Manager of Creative Europe Desk Italy MEDIA
“From my perspective the importance of being here at MIA is to support the actual creative opportunities, to meet in person and to show that we still have confidence that the situation will restore.”
Co-CEO | Freeway Entertainment Group
“I’ve been coming to MIA for a number of years, this year I actually got giddy with excitement to talk and meet people of the market again. It has been hugely impactful. I think the idea of having a hybrid version of the market was incredibly important and it will show how others can follow.”
CEO and Founder | ShinAwiL
“I think it’s good to see people physically, to catch up with them, to network, to exchange. We have to brain storm about future, about how we can solve this issues together.”
Head of Acquisitions Development | The Match Factory
“MIA is extremely important to share every effort: we are aware of the impact of the crisis on the industry but even more so of its resilience. It is also necessary to share the reflections to support this industry and take the opportunity to promote its digitization”.
Director – Media Policy | European Commission – DG for Communications Networks, Content and Technology