Saturday, January 29, 2011

4th Brazil-Canada Coproduction Forum

4th Brazil-Canada Coproduction Forum
Rio Content Market
March 16 – 18, 2011
Windsor Barra Hotel, Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

The Rio Content Market is an international market place where multi-platform content will be given prime visibility. Over 500 national and international decision makers are expected to attend and discuss the creation and distribution of digital media and multi-platform content. More details about the program and speakers can be found at

On its 4th edition, the Brazil-Canada Coproduction Forum will take place inside the Rio Content Market and it will be organized by two local industry associations with full support from the Canadian Consulate in Sao Paulo. This event is designed to allow content producers (digital media/TV/Film) from both countries to understand each other's business environment and markets and discuss potential opportunities for co-production.

1. Main activities

a) Keynote, Panels and Case Studies presentations – Both the Rio Content Market and the Coproduction Forum will bring keynotes, panels and case studies presentations dedicated to address the opportunities offered by international partnerships in all genres and platforms, be it documentaries, drama, format concepts or current trends in television business and new media.
b) One-on-one meetings – There will be a prescheduled agenda of one-on-one meetings for the Canadian delegates of the 4th Coproduction Forum. Participants that wish to meet individually with potential partners will have to submit their bio/company information by February 11th so the organizers work on the matchmaking process.
c) Networking activities - In addition to a Brazil-Canada cocktail, there will be plenty of networking opportunities during the Rio Content Market. There will be a large contingence of Brazilian and international television/feature film/digital media producers, broadcasters, telecom operators, etc.

2. Estimated Travel Expenses

• Return ticket (Toronto/Rio de Janeiro/Toronto): from C$ 1400
• 4-night accommodation: C$ 700 (quoteJan20 - Promenade Paraiso, near the Windsor)
• Conference Registration: complimentary (must register online before Feb. 4th)
• Coproduction Forum / Business meetings: complimentary (must submit bio by Feb 11th)

To confirm your participation, submit your bio or to obtain more information, please contact:

Fernanda Whitaker
Trade Commissioner, New Media & Cultural Industries
Canadian Consulate General - São Paulo - Brazil

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