Pierre-Alexis Chevit runs Cannes Docs, the documentary-focused industry program at the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes. Over the years he has also freelanced for a variety of festivals, markets and organizations, both on the coordinating and programming sides, including Cinéma du Réel, Fipadoc, Short Film Corner, Agence du Court Métrage, Cinéma du Québec à Paris, Festival Silhouette and others.
He has also worked in the VOD/DVD field, dealing mainly with docs and short films. Pierre-Alexis regularly serves as jury and consultant / expert on various international documentary events.
Every year during the Marché du Film, Cannes Docs offers a dedicated venue and tailored program of events for all feature documentary film professionals – filmmakers and industry decision-makers alike (particularly sales agents & festival programmers). This unique B2B networking platform brings together all the major players in the field for a series of customized events including panels, talks, special screenings, workshops, opportunities to consult with experts, one-on-one meetings, tutoring, as well as selected showcases of docs-in-progress from all around the world. Cannes Docs is particularly relevant for producers with films in advanced stages of production who are looking for a festival premiere and/or for a sales agent, or for sellers and programmers looking for the latest undiscovered documentary gems.