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Interview with Martha Marin on her film Enoc The Resplendent Stargate

Martha Marin and Bruno Chatelin at the Stage 32 Party An artistic journey between fiction and documentary film at the same time, throughout space, time, dimensions, light and music, that are conducting through the full sequence to a live experience of Enoc the Resplendent Stargate Energy® Screening in Cannes May 17 1.30 PM Les Arcades 1 May 17  6pm Olympia 2 Kindly confirm : marketing@enoctherresplendent.com  Schedule your meeting in Cannes with Martha Marin (Prod...

The 2016 edition of the Marché du Film has closed with a record 11,900 registrations

This marks a three percent increase on the 11,500 badge holders registered with the market arm of the Festival de Cannes in 2015, as well as a new attendance record for the world’s largest film industry gathering. There were significantly more Chinese badge holders this year (total 494 participants); with the number up 32 percent on 2015.There were also notable increases from Brazil which was up 39 percent (total 147 participants). Growth in numbers could also be seen across Asia and L...

Frontières - Marché du Film - Amsterdam Forum wrapped

The first edition of the Frontières Finance & Packaging Forum successfully concluded after 3 days of meetings, strategy sessions and networking from February 16-18 in Amsterdam. This collaborative initiative between the Fantasia International Film Festival and the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, and hosted in Amsterdam with the support of the Netherlands Film Fund, served as an invitational incubator for genre film projects in the late stages of financing. It offic...

Viggo Lends a Hand to FireBurnDoctor in Cannes

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      Good News! https://youtu.be/x5K0Kaict4k     FireburnDoctor, Philip Savage, does more than burns! Check out PSproof.com.   FBD documentary, RUSH, won an Angel award!    There's 4 more pages of amazing reports on www.FireBurnDoctor.com.     And now we have a Real Hero on the team!!!  www.PSproof.com    www.FireBurnDoctor.com    www.Thulea.com   To con...

New Israelian Pavilion in the Village, Minister of Culture at Inauguration

Thierry Fremaux and Miri Regev Israelian Minister of Culture inaugurated the Israelian Pavilion in the Village International of the Marché du Film. May 16   ...

Cannes Party with filmfestivals.com clients

Bruno Chatelin with Stage 32 Founder RB: Richard Botto and Amanda Toney           ...

Interview with Writer/Director/Producer/Composer Alain Bidard for BATTLEDREAM CHRONICLE.

Martinique multi-talent Alain Bidard is wowing the film world with his debut animation feature film Battledream Chronicle (2015) which he wrote, directed, produced and composed. The film has traveled the globe at international film festivals this past year gaining multiple prize nominations and wins. The film most recently traveled to Animation Days at 2016 Cannes Film Festival. I recently interviewed Alain Bidard about his grand vision behind Battledream Chronicle. Here is what he had t...

Interview with PGA Producer Kayvan Mashayekh on 'Producing Without Borders' @ 69th Cannes Film Festival

Middle East and North Africa Representative for the PGA (Producers Guild America) Kayvan Mashayekh brought his 2nd annual 'Producing Without Borders' panel, hosted by the Royal Film Commission of Jordan, to the 69th Cannes Film Festival. Due to its major social media and Cannes success, the RFC/PGA co-branded event is set to be a mainstay that will now take place twice a year, both at Berlinale and Cannes Film Festival.   I interviewed PGA producer Kayvan about his panel shortly...

Interview with Producers Sofia Sondervan & Tom Butterfield on LONDON TOWN (2016) @ 69th Cannes Film Festival

Set in 1970's London, LONDON TOWN (2016) is a coming-of-age story about 14 year-old Shay Baker (played by Daniel Huttlestone) whose life changes when he is forced to spend the summer alone running his father's music shop while the latter lies sick in hospital. Shay befriends musician Joe Strummer and, like many of his generation, is transformed by the music of The Clash. The rock-n-roll feature film stars Daniel Huttlestone, Dougray Scott, Natascha McElhone, Nell Williams, and Jonatha...

KEN SAN, A towering documentary from Japan was thinly Attended at Cannes

By Alex Deleon <Filmfestivals.com>     Scanning the trade papers on day three I noticed an add for this film which I knew I had to see no matter what ...I had been a great Yakuza eiga fan in Japan in the seventies and Ken Takakura (Takakura Ken) was a top favorite of mine -- I saw at least forty or fifty of his major films and loved them all. (He made nearly 200 altogether) -- It soon became obvious to me that he was much more than a taciturn sword slinging movie star but a ...

TriCoast Worldwide has scooped up worldwide rights to Yvan Le Moine's Rosenn, starring Rupert Everett

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TriCoast Worldwide Enjoys Most Successful Cannes To Date; Acquires Chelsea Festival Winner ‘Rosenn,’ and Tribeca Favorite ‘Shadow World,” Gripping Doc about Global Arms Trade.   TriCoast Worldwide has scooped up worldwide rights to Yvan Le Moine's Rosenn, starring Rupert Everett and up-and-coming Belgium actress Hande Kodja. Le Moine's first feature, The Red Dwarf, was officially selected in Cannes Directors’ Fortnight. Rosenn is a Thomas Har...

Interview with Spencer Pollard, CEO of Kaleidoscope Film Distribution, at 69th Cannes Film Festival

  Spencer Pollard CEO Spencer Pollard started Kaleidoscope Film Distribution (KFD) in 2008, which today holds strong as one of UK's most successful international sales/distribution companies. KFD is an expanding and established International Sales outfit based in Soho, London and a one-stop-shop offering full UK and international distribution and sales capabilities. It is one of the fastest-growing independents in the market. KFD specializes in commercial features films and...

Interview With Actor Dougray Scott for LONDON TOWN (2016) @ 69th Cannes Film Festival

Actor Dougray Scott (TAKEN 3, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 2) attended the 69th Cannes Film Festival to promote the market premiere of his latest film LONDON TOWN (2016), which Radiant Films International/Cargo Entertainment is handling for international sales. LONDON TOWN takes place in1970s London when British punk rock dominated the music scene and The Clash was at the height of their success. A 14-year-old boy discovers the music of the iconic band and experiences first love over the course of one ...

Interview with BILAL Writer/Director/Producer Ayman Jamal @ 69th Cannes Film Festival

“Bilal: A New Breed of Hero” is a 3D computer-animated action-adventure drama about the real life epic story of Bilal ibn Rabah, a young African slave boy who was abducted by Arabian slave-drivers and raised in slavery 1,400 years ago. An inspiring story of freedom and survival in the face of great adversity, Bilal found his freedom after forty years of slavery. Ayman Jamal is writer/director/producer of “Bilal”, which premiered in the film market and Animation Day at 6...

Interview with Jonathan Wolf (AFM) @ 69th Cannes Film Festival

Jonathan Wolf has been Managing Director of AFM (American Film Market) since 1998. He has been a visionary and passionate independent film advocate and pivotal force in the film industry for over two decades. I interviewed him in the Dubai Pavilion at the 69th Cannes Film Festival. Here is what he had to say:   Can you explain, for people who don't know, how important is the American Film Market in relation to the Cannes Film Festival? JONATHAN: The AFM is like a bookend to Cannes. T...

AmPav a great space during Cannes Karaoke presented by SAG

  The American Pavillion is one of those home away from homes while in Cannes. Great programming panels and new and familiar faces gives a happy vibe while networking. One of th emost anticipated events alongside great panels is the Karoke night. A packed house for our SAGindie Karaoke   Willem Dafoe and host Aaron Hillis for speaking at AmPav AmPav is the American hospitality for the film industry in Cannes, The Pavilion brings professional and emerging filmmak...

Interview with Patrick Achache, Anti-Piracy Consultant of Guardaley LTD, Law @ 69th Cannes Film Festival

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  Interview with Patrick Achache, Anti Piracy Consultant for companies like Voltage Pictures, Nu Image, Benaroya Pictures, Red Granite @ 69th Cannes Film Festival. For the past few years I have been seeing Patrick at all of the world's most important film markets. At first I didn't understand what he meant when he said his job was “internet policing” but then when he explained that he is part of a new legal initiative to track down and control internet piracy, I wanted...

Interview with Short Filmmaker Alex Burunova @ 69th Cannes Film Festival

PALE BLUE (2016) by Alex Burunova featured in 69th Cannes Short Film Corner. Belarus born writer/director/producer Alex Burunova attended Cannes Film Festival for the 2nd year in a row to support her 2nd film in Cannes Short Film Corner. I interviewed Alex about her experience at the festival and if she felt it has benefited her career as an indie filmmaker. Here is what she has to say:   Q: Was 'Pale Blue' based on true events? ALEX: Without giving away too much, the premise...

Kering and the Festival de Cannes bring the second 'Women in Motion' programme to a successful close

Susan Sarandon et Geena Davis       69ème Festival de Cannes -  Women in Motion Awards Vittorio Zunino Celotto / Getty Images pour Kering ∞ Organised by Kering and the Fes...

Korean Features Take Viewers by Storm on the Croisette

Over the last 15 years, the Cannes Film Festival has become increasingly familiar with Korean cinema, with films from the country selected almost every year, many of which have walked home with awards, whether from the official competition, one of the sidebars or the short film selections. Yet 2016 has proven to be a particularly strong year, with three films being invited to the official selection, one each in Competition, Out of Competition and Midnight Screenings, all of which were...

VR at HP: New Frontiers in Filmmaking: Pushing the boundaries of creativity

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69th Cannes Film Festival Wednesday, May 18th, 2.00pm-4:00pm                 2.15pm – 2.45pm Milica Zec and Winslow Turner Porter III, “Giant” 2.45pm – 3.15pm  Rob Legato,  Oscar-winning VFX Supervisor HP Studio, Hotel Majestic                 &nb...

First-look image of John Hurt in 'That Good Night'

An exclusive first-look image of John Hurt in the leading role of Ralph marks the end of Principal Photography       London and Portugal, May 10th 2016 – GSP Studios, the production company behind the feature film adaptation of the NJ Crisp play THAT GOOD NIGHT, today announced the end of Principal Photography following a 31-day shoot, with the unveiling of the first official film still, featuring John Hurt.   As was recently announced, THAT GOOD NIGHT also stars ...

Video capture of Baher Presentation in Cannes

Actress Mahtab Keramati and Director of her New Film Hassan Akhondpour - Baher Her Mind ...
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