Tooth paste: Check! Sun glasses: Check! A whole bunch of new films, new projects and new activities: Check! Cannes 2016 is happening soon and we’re off in a few days – more below.

Find us at the Doc Corner which is moving up to the Riviera (booth H8) this year and now includes a new 21-seat screening room entirely dedicated to documentary films! We will be presenting work in progress film sessions, expert consultancy meetings, and much more!

Who? When? Where?

CPH:DOX festival director Tine Fischer, Head of Industry Katrine Kiilgaard, Head of CPH:LAB Mille Haynes and programmer Niklas Engstrøm will be around from May 13-18. Feel free to get in touch for a rendez-vous!

Work in Progress Sessions

We will be presenting works in progress at Doc Corner on Sunday May 15 from 14.00-15.30 hrs of three films that have been pitched at our CPH:FORUM: On Screen Off Record (dir. Rami Farah, prod. Signe Byrge Sørensen/Final Cut for Real, Lyana Saleh/OSOR), Amateurs in Space (dir. Max Kestner, prod. Sigrid Dyekjær/Danish Documentary), and Ray & Liz (dir. Richard Billingham, prod. Jacqui Davies). Read the full presentation of the three projects. By invitation only.

Expert Consultancy Meetings

We will be available for consultancy meetings on Saturday 14, Sunday 15 and Monday 16 from 11:00-12:30 hrs at the Doc Corner. Book your meeting at doccorner@festival-cannes.fr or on the spot!

CPH:LAB Morning Session at the European Pavilion

Curious to hear more about where our international talent development programme CPH:LAB is heading? Meet festival director Tine Fischer and Head of CPH:LAB Mille Haynes on Tuesday May 17 from 09:30-10:15 hrs at the European Pavilion (Village International/Riviera, pavilion 121) for the session Developing Documentaries Across Borders hosted by Creative Europe/MEDIA!

Doc Lover Mixer drinks reception

CPH:DOX is a host for the Doc Lover Mixer, held Tuesday, May 17, 18:00-20:00 hrs at the Plage des Palmes. By invitation only.

Curated Film Selection Available for Preview

We are very happy to have curated a limited selection of five films from the Marché du Film that will be available for preview at the Doc Corner video library: Shadow World (dir. Johan Grimonprez), Bugs (dir. Andreas Johnsen), The Land of the Enlightened (dir. Pieter-Jan De Pue), All These Sleepless Nights (dir. Michal Marczak) and Those Who Jump (dir. Moritz Siebert, Estephan Wagner & Abou Bakar Sidibé).