St. Petersburg won the right to hold the annual Cineposium of the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) for the first time. The event will take place at the site of the best conference hotel in the city, ‘Corinthia St. Petersburg’, from September 13 to 16.
Cineposium of the Association of Film Commissioners is a series of business events where participates representatives from more than 50 countries and key players of film, TV and online industries. For four decades, the Cineposium has been a business platform for discussions about issues of film production, activities of film commissions and film tourism development.
The representatives of Netflix, Sony Pictures, Walt Disney, HBO, Warner Brothers, Paramount, Amazon, Marvel, CBS and more than 50 other world leading companies became speakers and participants at the Cineposium. Earlier, the Cineposium was a great success in Incheon (Republic of Korea), New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta (USA), Barcelona (Spain), Wellington (New Zealand) and other cities of the world.
This year, the Cineposium will be held in partnership with St. Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development, the General Assembly of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Russian Office of Film Commissions ANO and the Union of National and International Tourist Information Organizations (UNITIO).
For film industry professionals, there is a unique opportunity to become a part of a major international event in the industry, to interact with foreign partners and become an ambassador of Russia and St. Petersburg as a potential platform for implementing the largest film and television projects for leading film companies in the world.
You can find more detailed information on the official website.