ESIO offers free conferences, networking events and skills workshops.


Global Conferences and Markets

Information and links to global screen industries markets and conferences. View all Global Conferences and Markets

Local Networking Events and Skills Workshops

Local workshops and industry events providing skills development and networking opportunities. View all Local Events and Workshops


Hot Docs

April 29 - 9, 2021

The 2021 Hot Docs Festival is scheduled for April 29-May 9. Given the ongoing reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently planning a hybrid festival experience that offers both online steaming and in-cinema screenings, held in accordance with applicable public health guidelines. Should the situation with the pandemic change, contingency plans will be in place to expand or limit in-cinema presentations, as required.


May 1, 2021

INPUT, a non-profit organisation of public television programme makers and broadcasters, organises an annual conference to discuss and challenge the boundaries of public TV.

2021 Dates to be confirmed.

Cannes Film Festival

May 11 - 22, 2021

The international Festival de Cannes is one of the world’s most widely publicized events and certainly the most important film festival in terms of worldwide impact.

Marché du Film

May 11 - 20, 2021

The Marché du Film is THE annual rendez-vous for professionals across all walks of the global film industry from producers to distributors, buyers, programmers and more. We provide business opportunities, reinforce international visibility and put you in the prime location to discover all of the latest innovations in our rapidly changing industry. The Marché du Film is here for everything you need throughout the event and all year long with our exclusive Cinando network.

Tribeca Film Festival

June 9 - 20, 2021

The Tribeca Film Festival brings together visionaries across industries and diverse audiences to celebrate the power of storytelling. A platform for independent filmmaking, creative expression and immersive entertainment, Tribeca supports emerging and established voices, discovers award-winning filmmakers, curates innovative and interactive experiences, and introduces new technology and ideas through panels, premieres, exhibitions, and live performances.


Interested in volunteering at an upcoming ESIO event?

Learn more