Short Film Corner Marketing at Cannes Film Festival 2018 Publicity for Independent Films

After great success at Cannes Short Film Corner 2017,

Cloud 21 will be returning to attend the Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) 2018 and work with filmmakers at the Short Film Corner and Marche du Film - Cannes during May 2018. Short Film Corner gives us an opportunity to implement results-driven digital marketing and social media techniques which have been utilized to promote some of our bigger projects, on shorts being screened at the Short Films Corner.


Marketing for short films at the Short Film Corner is constantly changing. Cloud 21 is equipped with an arsenal of marketing professionals and the technological tools to bring desired results. We facilitate in getting our clients' projects reach film festival directors, buyers, distributors, VOD website professionals, media interviews, and more. Public Relations not only helps promote current project but build adds to the marketing and promotion strategy for future projects.


At Cannes short film corner, our marketing and PR services helped talented clients use the proper channels to showcase their project to press and media worldwide, get into other festivals, made stronger industry connections and secured distribution for the shorts. For an indie-filmmaker at the Cannes Short Film Corner, executing a PR and marketing plan for their short film is a daunting task due to the limited availability of time and resources on hand. Our press releases grab the attention of the media and online Giants like Google News, Bing, Yahoo, etc. Our proven film marketing strategy will immediately put a spotlight on your Cannes short film corner project and yourself. .


Cannes Filmmaker Ultimate PR Package

The Cannes Film Festival PR package is an all inclusive, results oriented marketing and publicity program that brings attention to your project during the Cannes film festival. Our oureach initiatives include sending information about your project to a core group of companies and individuals which include: Film Festival directors, media professionals, VOD/Distribution platform professionals, and more.
A professionally designed Electronic Press Kit (EPK) for your film will be published online and promoted across social media channels. This package comes with guaranteed media placement in industry publications.

The Cannes Film Festival PR package includes:

  • Your press release, written by industry's top publicist, with links to your website, social media channels and trailer will be submitted electronically to thousands of International media outlets, newsrooms, journalists, press reporters, around the world;
  • Pitch stories/reviews with key registered media at festivals (print/broadcast/online);
  • Guaranteed media placement in prominent industry outlets;
  • Pitch interviews with film director and key individuals attending festivals;
  • Send out media kits (EPK) and screeners to select film critics prior to festivals;
  • Pitch feature stories and interviews on the filmmakers;
  • News Submission to Google News for web syndication;
  • Targeted Social Media boost to media outlets, press reporters, journalists, and more;

Cannes Film Festival 2018 will mark seven years of Cloud 21's attendance at the film festival, Marche du film and Short film corner. Since 2012, Cloud 21 has been working (Marche du Film / Cannes Court Metrage) with independent filmmakers to research, plan and promote films leading to the Cannes Film Festival. In 2015, our team crafted digital marketing, PR and publicity plans for the films in the short film corner which spanned across mobile, web, press and social media channels. Read the case study >> Cannes Film Festival Digital Marketing Case Study

Cloud 21 is a well established public relations agency, highly specialized in Film Marketing, PR, and publicity campaigns. Based in Los Angeles, USA with its associates worldwide, we create tailor-made campaigns for film-makers, which promote uniqueness. Our strategic approach increases our client's visibility and position in a crowded marketplace. Our team of publicity professionals have extensive publicity experience at major Film Festivals / Markets worldwide including Cannes, Short Film Corner, Marche Du Film, Berlin, Sundance, Venice, TIFF, American Film Market, SXSW, HongKong FILMART and many more.

Along with a  stellar Social Media team to further enhance the publicity for your project, increase engagement and audience, Cloud 21 comprises of a workforce of publicists who are experts in the digital world and recognize how best to take advantage of its potential within the management and generation of publicity for our clients and their projects. This is one of the biggest reasons that our clients prefer Cloud 21 since they not merely reap the benefits of a one-stop shop dealing with both traditional and digital Film PR requirements in one place, but furthermore, it helps with developing a single all-encompassing tactical marketing campaign. The digital division facilitates in new media, online publicity, and new media placement.

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