The Market offers specialized film consultancy services during the festival. The Market’s team of international consultants are renowned experts in the areas of pitch-training, festivals, funds, production, international sales and acquisitions, co-production and script development.
The consultants are present on site during the festival. The complimentary service is available by appointment only for Market & Market Plus badge holders only. For more information email


This year, DFM will have 7 consultants  who will be providing professional advice

1) Stefano Tealdi : Pitch training for Dubai Docs

2) Julie Bergeron : Working with the Dubai Film Connection and offering advice on co-production, Producers Network in Cannes.

3) Farida Fdani : Working with the Dubai Docs and offering advice on production and co-production.

4) Sarah Calderon : Offering advice on International Sales and Acquisitions and Marketing.

5) Karen Adler : Talent agency & co-production packages.

6) Mary Davies : Working at DIFF with the Rawi screenwriters and offering advice on script writing, development and marketing.

7) Tom DaviaAdvice on International Sales and Festival Strategy. 

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