from Le Rendez-vous Biarritz
Looking back on 25 years of Le Rendez-Vous
Le Rendez-Vous opened its doors for the first time in September 1995, and this year we are celebrating its 25th birthday! We pored over years of photos and archive materials to retrace the market’s history. We uncovered the secrets of an event that has consistently attracted industry professionals from across the globe and never stopped evolving.Creating Le Rendez-Vous was TV France International’s first large-scale project. Bernard Majani, then on the Board of Directors, was placed in charge of organising “France Screening”, in order to ...
My First Rendez-Vous
One month to go until le Rendez-Vous 2019 in Biarritz; my first Rendez-Vous as part of the team. After my excellent experience as a guest in 2018, I am now privy to the inner workings of the well-oiled machine that is the complex organisation of Le Rendez-Vous.Of course, not a day goes by when we do not think of Catherine. “What would she have done?” we ask. But mainly, “How on earth did she do all this?” And while our sadness is always present, we cannot help but smile as we thinking of her dancing or joking. We are sure she is sending ...
Le Rendez-Vous 2019: lunches and evening events!
Le Rendez-Vous 2019 will once again offer attendees the chance to mingle at a number of entertaining and enjoyable events. Sunday 8 September Firstly, the Mayor of Biarritz invites us for the third year running to the town marketplace to kick off the latest edition of le Rendez-Vous. Les Halles is a charming venue, and the delicacies on offer by local producers are always a big hit with our delegates. Monday 9 September Tom & Lili - French bistro evening Tom-Tom et Nana get the ball rolling with a typically French evening: a m...
Buyers attending Le Rendez-Vous 2019
Every year, TV France International stages its main event, le Rendez-Vous, in Biarritz, which in 2019 will take place from 8 to 12 September. We already have a lot of people signed up, and at present 250 buyers from 57 different countries ranging from Algeria to Vietnam, Canada, Japan and Russia, have accepted our invitation to attend. Participating companies currently include OutTV (Germany), AZTV (Azerbaijan’s public TV channel), Planète + (Canada), TV3 Network - Media General (Ghana), Sun TV Network (India), Hop! Media Group (Israel), Activ...
WELCOME TO LE RENDEZ-VOUS 2019!
We are delighted to welcome you once again to Biarritz for Le Rendez-Vous 2019. This beautiful town on the Basque coast will be much in the news this August as it plays host to the G7 summit; in fact, just as you arrive, the G7 political leaders will be leaving.Our President chose the town of Biarritz to assemble the G7 delegates, making us prouder than ever to welcome you, our own prestigious guests, to the same stunning location for three days discovering the best recent French content in fiction, documentary, the performing arts, and a...
Our members: Le Rendez-vous Biarritz in their own words
In 2018, Le Rendez-vous Biarritz drew 260 buyers from 60 countries around the world along with 130 sellers from 66 different exhibiting companies. Exhibitors are TV France International members and present their latest content to international buyers from companies such as TV channels and digital platforms. Our members are generous in their praise of the market. Here’s what they have to say…“I like Le Rendez-vous Biarritz because it’s fun and effective”. Nathalie Giboire Labid, Head of International Sales and Acquisitions, GAD “Le Rende...
Le Rendez-vous Biarritz: buyers and members speak for themselves!
Le Rendez-vous Biarritz is just a few months away! As the excitement mounts, we asked international buyers and TV France International members what makes Le Rendez-vous such an important event and why they never miss it. Here’s what they told us…"Le Rendez Vous Biarritz has become an opportunity you simply cannot miss – you can access French content and meet all the big French distributors in one place. Solid networks created over the years along with time spent together in Biarritz have increased awareness of the potential of French prod...