In addition to its natural function as a distributor of cinematographic works, the Festival offers a working ground between partners in the industry and creators such as directors, scriptwriters and composers.One of the Festival's fundamental missions is to support creation and training for young artists. To this end, it develops mechanisms to help the professionalization of authors by contributing to their identification and the development of a concrete project.
For its second edition in Marseille, Music & Cinema is once again setting up the European Market for Musical Composition - 3rd character device for the image dedicated to European composers, directors and producers.
ALCIME, the association that organizes the Festival International du Film d’Aubagne, and the SACEM, offer a grant for the composition of an original score for short films. To be eligible for this grant, these short films must be shot, produced or post-produced in Provence-Alps-Côte d’Azur, the Rhône Alps or Auvergne.
The SiRAR is a grant for directing a first short film and for composing a first original score.
This year again, the MCM renews the unique feature of the Espace Kiosque. The Espace Kiosque is one of the Festival's flagship events for supporting young filmmakers and encouraging professional encounters. During one day, the Espace Kiosque offers talented screenwriters the opportunity to discuss their projects with producers.
La Résidence du Sud aims to accompany authors in their francophone scenario projects.