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                                                                                                                     Saturday 12 May 2018

                 Marché du Film
                        12  MAY
                                                           INTERNATIONAL
                                                            EVERY DAY, A FOCUS ON A PAVILION AT THE VILLAGE
                       Special Event                        INTERNATIONAL. TODAY, THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.
                      Crow : The Legend
                – Presented by Baobab Studios &
                          Orange –
                  All stations – Green VR Library,
                Palais des Festivals, Level -1, Aisle 14
                   Financing and Monetising
                      Immersive Content
                 – Presented by Liz ROSENTHAL
                  (Power to the Pixel | Venice
                International Film Festival) - UK –
                    NEXT Conference Room,
                Palais des Festivals, Level -1, Aisle 14

                           12.00                                                                                                           © ÉRIC BONTÉ/1000IMAGES
                   VRROOM@Cannes - Part 1
                   – Presented by VRrOOm –                       Alejandra Bonetti Fernández, Yasmara Mejía and Yvette Marichal from DGCINE Dominican Republic Film Comission,
                NEXT VR Theatre, Palais des Festivals,      with Gilberto Morillo of Cacique Films
                       Level -1, Aisle 14
                                                             THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC IS ONCE AGAIN

                      DOC CORNER                             AT CANNES THIS YEAR AFTER PRODUCING
                     Special Screening                       AN IMPRESSIVE 34 FILMS IN 2017.
                   Doc Corner Screening Room,                       HE DOMINICAN       15 years, and 50-100% tax   international productions.
                 Palais des Festivals, Riviera, Aisle H
                                                                    Republic Film      exception for the construction of   One recent example is 50 First
                                                                    Commission, headed by   movie theatres for 15 years.  Dates, a Spanish-language remake
                         Doc Talks                                  Film Commissioner   Dominican directors, producers,   of the 2004 romantic comedy,
                           17.30                             T Yvette Marichal,        actors and journalists are joining   co-produced by Lantica Media and
                VR and Interactive Story-telling  –         represents the Dominican Republic   the DR Film Commission in   Sony Pictures. If Beale Street Could
                 Challenging the Boundaries of              pavilion. The commission aims to   Cannes. Among them are film-  Talk, based on James Baldwin’s
                Documentary – Presented by Paul             “facilitate producers with all aspects   makers Natalia Cabral and Oriol   novel of the same name, was also
                  Pauwels, Director, European               of their specific production process”   Estrada whose film, Miriam   partially filmed in the Dominican
                 Documentary Network (EDN) –                and “serve as a liaison between   Miente, won the Guadalajara Film   Republic. Directed by Barry
                   Doc Corner Screening Room,               government agencies and    Festival under the section   Jenkins, winner of the Oscar for
                 Palais des Festivals, Riviera, Aisle H     production companies, providing   Guadalajara Goes to Cannes. Film-  Moonlight, and produced by Plan
                                                            the necessary information about the   makers Andrés Farias and Pablo   B, the film is slated to release in the
                                                            eligibility criteria and application   Lozano are also attending the   third quarter of 2018.
                    GOES TO CANNES                          process for the DR Film incentives”,   Festival, presenting their film   “The challenge that we have set
                           14.00                            Marichal said.             Candela, which is still in   ourselves is to become ‘The
                  Doc Alliance Goes to Cannes               The Dominican Republic Incentive   development.       Hollywood of the Caribbean’,”
                Palais K, Level 4, Palais des Festivals     Law offers a number of benefits,   The Dominican Republic boasts   Marichal saidß. “And for that, we
                           16.00                            including a “transferable tax credit   varied terrain, including, “towering   will continue to diversify our
                     HAF Goes to Cannes                     of 25% on all above and below   mountain ranges and rivers”,   cinematographic genres, betting on
                Palais K, Level 4, Palais des Festivals     qualifying production      “valleys and deserts” and   high quality scripts, our
                                                            expenditures,” Marichal said.   “impressive waterfalls, lush   professionals and our productions
                                                                                                                  in a general sense.”
                                                                                       rainforests and stunning beaches”,
                                                            “Goods and services that are
                      FRONTIERES                            directly related to pre-production,   Marichal said. “Our cities also   The DR delegation is hosting a
                                                            production and post-production
                                                                                                                  Meet & Greet cocktail party on
                                                                                       combine different architectural
                           10.00                                                       styles including the first colonial   Saturday, May 12 from 16.00 to
                  Frontieres Proof of Concept               are exempt 18% of the VAT,”                           18.00 at the Dominican
                        Presentation               ALL PHOTOS © ÉRIC BONTÉ/1000IMAGES  Marichal adds. The Dominican   city in the Americas,” she added.
                Palais K, Level 4, Palais des Festivals     Republic is investing in the   The eclectic mix of landscapes and   pavilion. ✦
                                                            construction of studios and
                                                                                       facilities, as well as a 65,000 sq ft
                                                                                       water tank, make it an ideal
                                                            production facilities as well,

                                                                                       destination for a wide variety of
                                                            offering 100% tax exemption for
                                                                                                                                                 Brenna Donovan
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