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Cannes 2017: Jury Press Conference

The 70th edition of the festival kicks off tonight with Ismael's Ghosts by Arnaud Desplechin starring Mathieu Amalric and Marion Cotillard.  Earlier today the International Jury priseided by Pedro Almodovar gave their press conference in advance of watching all films in competition and awarding the prestigious Palme D' Or on May 28th.  Along with Pedro Almodovar, co-jurors Jessica Chastain (actress), Maren Ade (director), Fan Bingbing (actress, producer), Agnes Jaoui (act...

2 exceptional panels with Wim Wenders and Dario Vigano from Vatican to Cannes: Movies that Matter

The Sacred Festival of Beauty publishes its program and announces an exceptional panel with Wim Wenders and Monsignor Vigano (Vatican) ILE SAINT HONORAT Session of Artists diaconie of beauty "the artist and the perfume"  SAINT HONORAT ISLAND Session of Artists diaconia of beauty "the artist and the perfume" FROM SUNDAY 21 TO WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2017 Under the presidency of Msgr. Gilbert Louis, Bishop Emeritus of Chalons in Champagne, with severa...

Cannes 2017, the events of the 70th edition

May 17 will mark the beginning of Cannes 70th edition, kicking off a busy schedule of screenings and many side events. Herewith your program  of 12 days of celebration!   From the Opening Ceremony to the awards ceremony on Sunday, May 18th, both emceed by Monica Bellucci, the Festival will celebrate its 70th edition by initiating brand new tailor-made events and inviting numerous stars and personalities.   PUBLISHING OF CES ANNEES-LA&nbs...

All jury members announced for Cannes 70

All the 2017 Juries © A. Thuillier / AFP After the Feature Films Jury presided over by Pedro Almodóvar and the composition of which was revealed on April 25th, discover all the members of the Juries who will award the prizes of the competitive selections of the 70th Festival de Cannes alongside Uma Thurman (Un Certain Regard), Sandrine Kiberlain (Caméra d'or) and Cristi...

Tribute to Christopher Doyle : Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography @ 70th Cannes Film Festival :

    Tribute to Christopher Doyle (H.K.S.C.) Friday 26 May 2017 Buñuel Theatre, Palais des Festivals - 8 pm ...

RFI, FRANCE 24 ET MONTE CARLO DOUALIYA AU 70ème FESTIVAL DE CANNES

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      Mercredi 10 mai 2017   RFI, FRANCE 24 ET MONTE CARLO DOUALIYA AU 70ème FESTIVAL DE CANNES – Du 17 au 28 mai   « AIMER DES FILMS POUR RÊVER LE MONDE »   Fidèles partenaires de la Fabrique du cinéma de l’Institut français*, RFI, France 24 et Monte Carlo Doualiya s’installent cette année...

Screening Guide in Cannes released

  See the show times of the films in the Official Selection for the 70th edition.       Attachment Size screening guide cannes.pdf 673.1 KB     ...

Clubbable App hits Cannes with a beach launch party

  The Clubbable app is finally coming to the most exclusive and prestigious film festival, following its success in London, where partygoers use the app to access all VIP lounges and exclusive events in the UK capital.  Designed in Sweden, the app is developed to connect party venues with customers who want to get access  promos, VIP experiences and attend exclusive events.  To launch their presence in Cannes, Clubbable is throwing the ultimate beach party on the 19th of...

Atelier 2017: LAST DAYS to Register and Meet l'Atelier's selected directors in Cannes!

    Out of the 186 projects presented in Cannes in the past twelve years at L'Atelier, 145 have already been completed, while 14 others are currently in pre-production. In 2017, L'Atelier has selected 15 projects from 14 countries for their artistic quality and their originality. In order to help complete financing for the projects, L'Atelier will arrange meetings with the directors from May 19 to 25 at Village Intern...

The program of Cannes Classics 2017 will be dedicated for its most part to the history of the Festival.

        © FDC   Almost fifteen years ago, when the relationship between contemporary cinema and its own memory was about to be shaken by the emergent arrival of digital technology, the Festival de Cannes created Cannes Classics, a selection that displays the work of valorisation of heritage cinema carried out by the production companies, the right-holders, the cinematheques or the national...

AVA By Léa Mysius at Critics week

      AVA By Léa Mysius   Ava, 13, is spending the summer on the Atlantic coast when she learns that she will lose her sight sooner...

Addings to the selection of the 70th Festival de Cannes

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          As it was announced during the press conference of April 13th, please find the films which will be added to the composition of the Official Selection 2017.   • Competition The Square by Ruben Östlund   • Out of Competition D’après une histoire vraie by Roman Polanski   • Un Certain Regard La Cordillera de Santiago Mitre Walking ...

Cannes'17: Imogen Poots in Mobile Homes at Director's Fortnight

Quinzaine Des Realisateurs Director's Fortnight MOBILE HOMES By Vladimir de Fontenay   Synopsis: In forgotten towns along the American border, a young mother drifts from one motel to the next with her intoxicating boyfriend and her 8-year-old-son. The makeshift family scrapes by, living one hustle at a time, until the discovery of a mobile home community offers an alternative life. A film by Vladimir de Fontenay Starring Imogen Poots, Callum Turner, Callum Keith Ren...

The Positive Cinema Week returns to Cannes for its second edition with screenings, awards, debates and charity gala

The Positive Cinema Week launched last year by Jacques Attali and the Positive Planet Foundation returns to Cannes for its second edition on May 17th - 24th, 2017 during the 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival. Following a day of discussions (may 23rd in the Palais, Espace Fnac...) on the role of cinema in creating a positive global movement, the first Prizes for Positive Cinema will be awarded on May 24th.     “Positive Cinema is cinema at the service o...

The Jury of the 70th Festival de Cannes has been announced

The Jury of the 70th Festival de Cannes © RR Under the presidency of the Spanish director, screenwriter and producer Pedro Almodóvar, the Jury for the 70thFestival de Cannes will be made up of eight key figures from the 7th Art, coming from all over the world. Four women and four men will thus help Pedro Almodóvar select from among the films in Competition. The winners will be announced on Sunday 28th May at the Closing Ceremony, following wh...

Uma Thurman will Preside the Jury Un Certain Regard

  © V. Z. Celotto / Getty Images In a career spanning more than 20 years, the American actress has made some daring choices and enjoyed taking risks. She made her debut aged 17, in Stephen Frears’ Dangerous Liaisons and in Terry Gilliam’s The Adventures of Baron Munchausen. She became Quentin Tarantino’s muse, playing in Pulp Fiction (Palme d’or winner, 1994) and in Kill Bill (volumes 1 & 2), both present...

THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER in Cannes Competition - First Image

First image released from THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, by Yorgos Lanthimos, which has been selected to screen In Competition at the forthcoming Cannes Film Festival. ...

The short films selections at the 70th Festival de Cannes

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         The announcement of the 2017 Official Selection begins with the short films In Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection, in the run-up to the press conference for the 70th Festival de Cannes, to be held on Thursday, April, 13th.   Following their deliberations, the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, presided by Cristian Mungiu, will decide on the best films both from the Short Films Competit...

Cannes selections announced today by Thierry Fremaux and Pierre Lescure - Watch the video

Pierre Lescure, President of the Festival de Cannes, and Thierry Frémaux, General Delegate, presenting the Official Selection of the 70th Festival de Cannes Press Conference on April, 13th 2017 at UGC Normandie in front of 800 journalists.    The Festival de Cannes will be held from 17 till 28 May 2017.    COMPETITION Opening film: Arnaud DESPLECHIN LES FANTÔMES D’ISMAËL Out of Comp. 1h50 Fatih AKIN AUS DEM NICHTS (IN THE FADE) 1h40 Noah BAU...

Sandrine Kiberlain, to preside the Caméra d'or!

Sandrine Kiberlain © Neilson Barnard / Getty Images The Festival de Cannes – now in its 70th season (17-28 May) – is delighted to announce that Sandrine Kiberlain will preside the Jury for this year’s Caméra d’or! Accompanied by her jury of industry professionals, the French actress will award a prize to a director’s first work from the Official Selection, the Directors’ Fortnight or the Semaine de la Critique. In ...

La Semaine de la Critique unveils the poster of its 56th edition

Oldest among the parallel sections in Cannes and driven by its mission to reveal new Talents by selecting first and second films, La Semaine de la Critique chose to spotlight for its 56th edition the magical and emotional moment when a film crew meets the very first audiences. On this poster designed by the Parisian agency les bons faiseurs and the photographer Alice Khol, the young actress Garance Marillier embraces director Julia Ducournau after the screening of her debut feature, Raw, sel...

Evolution of media and professionnal attendance in Cannes for the last decades

This chart shows the amount of media coverage the Festival has received since 1966. Note how the number of journalists has been multiplied by 5 in 40 years.     This table charts the amount of professionals attending the event since 2003, where they’ve come from and a breakdown of their roles. You’ll see that producers continue to be the highest number of attendees. ...

Evolution of the number of films screened in the Cannes selections

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Comparison of the number of films screened in the Official Selection at the Festival and in the parallel sections since 1995.   ...
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