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International Rights Market at Festival Angoulême

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Date: January 25 to January 29, 2023
Venue: Multiple locations
Location: Angoulême, France
Target Audience: Canadian authors and editors.
Sector: Arts and cultural industries

Event Description:

The Angoulême International Comic Book Festival is one of the most influential and most visited comic books fairs in the world (200,000 participants, both industry representatives and the public at large). Its International Rights and Licenses Market is aimed at publishers specialized in comics who are looking to sell the rights of their titles (translation and audiovisual adaption). For its second participation, the Embassy of Canada in France will lead:

The Angoulême International Rights Market (MID) is an international hub where comics and graphic novels professionals from all around the world can meet and network. With 35 countries represented and 75 exhibitors, this 100 m2 marketplace, at the very heart of the Angoulême festival, encourages networking between professionals. 

It is an excellent opportunity to reinforce international business relationships. Conceived to facilitate business exchanges, the International Rights Market proposes:

This initiative is organized with the financial support of Canadian Heritage and in partnership with ANEL – Québec Edition, Livres Canada Books and Québec BD. 

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Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

The Trade Commissioner, Constance Richard (, specializes in the creative industries sector for the French market and can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.

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