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Tabula Rasa Indonesian Drama by Adriyanto DEWO has Market Premiere

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Completed - Drama - 105 minutes - Indonesia 
A warm bowl of fish head curry and Mak’s compassion remind Hans of his hometown. His will to live is rekindled, and he asks to work in the restaurant.
Hans’s presence provokes a strong refusal from Parmanto the cook and Natsir the waiter. Things become worse when Parmanto decides to quit and move to a rival restaurant located just across from Mak’s.

Market Premiere May 17 09:30 PALAIS F I Click here to take a meeting with the producer

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Save The Date for The Animation Day in Cannes at Horyou Village May 18th

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May 18th  will mark the Celebration of Animation for the first time in Cannes, the program for the launching edition will include the following topics. The Animation In Focus Online Newsletter by Filmfestivals.com Highlights on Animation Trends : Panels at Horyou Village May 18 Best of Animaze screenings Program to be announced LE MIAFF Awards Ceremony Launch of the Ryan Larkin Foundation Dedicated to helping Animators return to Animat...
 

Animaze Daze to Award Winners of Le MIAFF 2015 during The Animation Day in Cannes

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MIAFF 2015 Winners Octavio Nadal and Patricia Primon from Aura Films) will take the prize for Best Feature in MIAFF Competition: Anima Buenos Aires by Maria Veronica Ramirez Matteo Lovadina CEO - Sales & Acquisitions with ReelSuspects will receive the price for Sensum Award: Manieggs: Revenge of the hard egg, dir. Zoltán Miklósy. Bruno Chatelin (filmfestivals.com founder) willpick up the prize for Audience Award for Best Short Film competition...
 

Salute to our Partner in Animation Day in Cannes: Horyou 'Connecting for Good' with Animation in mind

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Horyou, the Social Network for Social Good, presents Horyou Village at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, cinema’s premiere celebration and an epicenter of talent and creativity. For 12 days, Horyou Village will highlight the values of social good through the lenses of art, culture and diversity. Horyou invites media of all varieties to visit and cover this inaugural affair, where notable personalities and non-profit organizations from around the world will join efforts to spread pos...

2015 Juries at Annecy announced

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  Feature films Short films TV and commissioned films Graduation films and Off-Limits short films The jury members will have the delicate task of choosing among the competing films and bestowing 18 official awards, including the Cristal for short films and the Cristal for feature films. Check out the jury members for Annecy 2015. Features films ...
 

Annecy has Programme of 31 projects for the Mifa Pitches

 
31 projects have been selected and will be presented during the Mifa Pitch sessions from 17th to 19th June. This year, a record number of around 300 projects were submitted with 31 that made the cut for their potential and originality. During the Mifa, you'll be able to attend the presentations of these original projects in their first phase of development. To promote animation projects coming out of countries with limited production capacities, a new category of pitches has a...
 

HP Panel with DreamWorks Animation’s Kate Swanborg, Head of Technology Communications and Strategic Alliances

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HP is holding at the Hotel Majestic an exclusive presentation with DreamWorks Animation’s Kate Swanborg, Head of Technology Communications and Strategic Alliances. Kate will deliver a behind-the-scenes look at the technology needed to create a world-class, CG animated movie. She will reveal how DreamWorks Animation’s award-winning engineers, filmmakers and artists use HP solutions to create the flying dragons and kung fu fighting pandas in its award-winning films.   

5 Days Left to Support Bill Plympton's New Animated Project 'Revengeance'

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"REVENGEANCE is my 8th hand-drawn animated feature film and the first being done with a creative partner, writer/artist Jim Lujan!" Good luck Bill we at filmfdestivals.com love you and love your work. ...
 

Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film – A week full of animated highlights

 
With about 80,000 visitors the 22nd Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) came to an end on Sunday, May 10, 2015. The organizers are totally satisfied with this resonance. Despite unfavourable circumstances like the rail strike of Deutsche Bahn, which took place during the whole festival week, the record of 2014 almost could be reached. The visitors witnessed over 1,000 films in about 200 single events. For the first time two events were shown online with a livestreaming, it was used by abo...
 

Animation Production Day 2015 – The success story continues

 
For the first time a contract for a European co-production has been signed directly at APD   The biggest yet Animation Production Day (APD) came to an end in Stuttgart at the evening of May 8. Around 120 participants from 12 different countries negotiated co-operations for the 37 selected animation projects showcased in this year’s APD in Stuttgart’s L-Bank in over 450 one-to-one meetings. The total production volume of these projects is around 130 million Euros. APD is th...
 

Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film 2015 – Animated Com Award

 
Within the 22nd Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film the best productions in the field of applied animation received their prizes in the evening of May 8, 2015 in the Mercedes-Benz Museum Stuttgart at the Animated Com Award (ACA). In this competition the best applied animation in the fields of advertising, spatial communication and technology are awarded. Also the special prizes Future needs Derivation – Individual Mobility by the Daimler AG and the Lapp Connected Award by U. I. Lapp GmbH h...
 

Awards at Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film

 
First awards at Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film – The Tricks for Kids Award for the Best Children’s Animated Series was awarded to „Cleo“ by Ana Sánchez-Gijón. Furthermore the awarding of the German Animation Screenplay Award took place, winner is „Robbi, Tobbi und das Fliewatüüt“ by Jan Berger.   At 22nd Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film two prizes have been awarded within the event „Stories and Series in the New Ca...
 

Quick Profile of ORI ANIMATION in Cannes with animation

 
ORI ANIMATION (http://www.ori-animation.com/en_index.html).     ORI ANIMATION CO., LTD China, founded in August, 2006, is a national animation enterprise authorized by the Chinese Government. With over 120 million dollars total assets, ORI is equipped with more than 280 high-technical employees, building partnership with over 20 animation production teams at home and abroad. By the end of 2014, ORI has completed 5 original animated feature ...
 

Animation Production Day 2015 is expanding

 
  “Producers Meet Producers”, the new event in the Animation Production Day 2015 programme, promises to be a great success – 76 producers have signed up for it. New funding from the German Federal Film Board (FFA) has created a positive stimulus. With 120 participants from 12 different countries and 37 selected projects with a combined production volume of 130 million Euros, this is the biggest APD yet.     Animation Production Day (organised by t...
 

Art Installation for Animaze by Fabian and Fred

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We asked Fabian and Fred to design something special for us based on their art to celebrate Animaze and le Miaff. The Gif Alphabebet / Animation, Installation Every letter of the alphabet illustrated and animated in a different style, altogether representing the spirit of classic flying gifs. The reduction of the quality as well as the choice of styles is inspired by the gif culture...
 
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Radu Muntean: Interview for One Floor Below

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Radu Muntean is a Romanian Filmmaker. His fifth feature film One Floor Below (Un Etaj Mai Jos) is at the Un Certain Regard section of the 68th Festival De Cannes.  Patrascu lives happy family life in contemporary Romania. After he witnesses domestic quarrel that ends up with a murder, Patrascu's world is challenged and he is called to discover a side of his character he never explored before.    Interview: Martin I. Petrov Photo credits: Chloé Vollmer-Lo   ...
 

Mad Max Review

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  “Mad Max” Immediately hits the audience with heavy social commentary, assuring the audience knows that this is not going to be your average blockbuster action flick.    "I don't want to speak for George but what I took from all the Mad Max films is it was very grounded with what a lot of scholars talk about with globalization and global warming, leadership getting out of hand and the control of people,” Charlize Theron said in the “Mad Max&r...
 

The Lobster - Press Conference

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by Martin I. Petrov Being among the films that got exceptional reception by press and industry professionals, The Lobster by Greek director Yiorgos Lanthimos premiered this morning and it was followed by an all star cast press conference, including Colin Farrel, Rachel Weizs and Lea Seydoux. Among the highlights of the conference was Lanthimos' will to return to his homecountry to do films, but as he explained - it is still extremely difficult. We asked him about the female empowerment in...
 

Commissioner Oettinger responds to the call of European filmmakers

 
68th  Festival de Cannes     On Sunday 17 May, European Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger, in charge of the Digital Economy and Society, and renowned filmmakers such as Michel Hazanavicius and Costa-Gavras, will hold a press point to discuss how to promote European cinema in the digital era. Commissioner Oettinger will respond to the call of European filmmakers published on 9 April in which they asked for a better circulation of European works and the protection of copyrig...

5 Things we Learned from Mad Max

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 I just saw the re-screening of Mad Max and it was absolutely spectacular. A review is coming, but for now here are five fun components of the film that are hard to miss.    5 things we learned from Mad Max:   1. Tom Hardy wears more masks in his movies then Richard Hamilton in ’04. 2. Only Nicholas Hoult can pick up girls looking like the albino monk in “The Da Vinci Code.” 3. Charlize Theron can beat up Tom Hardy with one hand tied behind her bac...
 

Tale of Tales - Review

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Il Racconto dei Racconti / Tale of Tales, dir. Matteo Garrone, Italy, 2015 - 68e Festival De Cannes Competition  Martin I. Petrov     A composition of stories we’ve heard and fruitful thoughts of fairytale dreams - in the Tale of Tales, Matteo Garrone gets something new, something old and something borrowed in an attempt to create an adventurous epos.  The Italian director of Gomorrah and Reality returns to the Croisette, this year in Competition with Il Racconto...
 

Sienna Miller at the Opening Ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival 2015

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Actress and Jury Sienna Miller attends the Opening Ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival wearing the Atelier Swarovski Core Collection Regent Earrings and Ring       Photo credit ATELIER SWAROVSKI. ...
 

Today may 14 at La Semaine de la Critique

 
Au Miramar At the Miramar     LES ANARCHISTES Elie Wajeman (1H41 – Eng. subt.) – 8:30, 20:00*     SLEEPING GIANT Andrew Cividino (1H29 – Ss-titres fr.) – 11:30*, 17:00*, 22:30     * En présence de l’équipe du film Talents attending     Live P...
 

Press conference - Mad Max : Fury Road

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© FDC / Théophile Delange Mad Max: Fury Road, presented Out of Competition, is all set to take the Croisette by storm. The traditional press conference took place this morning. The film team was made up of the Australian director George Miller, the actress Charlize Theron and the actors Tom Hardy and Nicholas Hoult. They were accompanied by producer Doug Mitchell and editor Margaret Ann Sixel.       ...
 

Opening Cannes with class

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  Julianne Moore & Lambert Wilson © AFP / Valery Hache   The temple of world cinema, the Festival de Cannes opened Wednesday night for the 68th time in its history with the desire to be instilled with a fresh inspiration: the inspiration symbolized on the podium of the Grand Théâtre Lumière by the great Coen brothers, surrounded by Sophie Marceau, Rokia Traoré, Rossy De Palma, Sienna Miller, Xavier Dola...
 

The International Critics Jury Cannes Film Festival 2015

 
The International Federation of Film Critics, FIPRESCI, presents the International Critics Award at the Cannes Film Festival ever since its first edition. The FIPRESCI Jury in Cannes awards three prizes: one in the Official Competition, another in Un Certain Regard, and a third one in either one of the sidebars: the Semaine de la Critique or the Directors' Fortnight. The members of the 2015 jury are: Mario Abbade Neto, Brazil, jury President Borborah Bitopan, India Alex Masson, Fra...
 

THE THIRD MAN at Cannes Classics

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  First ever 4k restoration of  "THE THIRD MAN" screening at Cannes Classics tomorrow. Rialto Pictures to release in US in June.   THE THIRD MAN (In glorious new 4k restoration) will screen at Cannes Classic tomorrow. Details: THE THIRD MAN 4k Restoration Cannes Classics Thursday, May 14 2:00PM Salle Bunuel     RIALTO...
 
 

Capturing the Cannes Experience for HP and win a tablet

 
HP will offer attendees at the Festival the chance to capture their Cannes experience.  HP branded bikes carrying HP printers will be present on La Croisette, offering on-the-spot photo printing or alternatively, the opportunity to enter a competition to win an HP tablet each day for the most creative ‘HP Selfie on La Croisette’ using #BendTheRules. ...
 

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IN FOCUS

Tabula Rasa Indonesian Drama by Adriyanto DEWO has Market Premiere

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Completed - Drama - 105 minutes - Indonesia
A warm bowl of fish head curry and Mak’s compassion remind Hans of his hometown. His will to live is rekindled, and he asks to work in the restaurant.
Hans’s presence provokes a strong refusal from Parmanto the cook and Natsir the waiter. Things become worse when Parmanto decides to quit and move to a rival restaurant located just across from Mak’s.

Market Premiere May 17 09:30 PALAIS F I Click here to take a meeting with the producer

 
 
 
Market Premiere May 17 09:30 PALAIS FHans, a young man from Papua, migrates to the capital city to become a football player. Yet fate has a different agenda, it brings him to a Padang restaurant where he finds a new hope in life as a cook. 
 

Third edition of The Classic Film Market in Lyon

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The Heritage: A global economy, a classic film market, industry professionals. For three days, film industry professionals (producers, distributors, cinema operators, television broadcasters, rights holders, institutional organizations ...) gather to discuss and exchange views on the present state and the future of classic cinema, its challenges and opportunities in a changing environment. Market area, symposium, Lumière festival screenings, lunches and meetings. 
For more information: marchedufilmclassique@festival-lumiere.org

 

Animated Film “Anne Frank’s Diary” to Release Online This Fall

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First animated adaptation of “Anne Frank’s Diary” to stream online and VOD   Critically-acclaimed feature “Anne Frank’s Diary” will release its new remastered 2015 HD version on VOD and online platforms this Fall. “Anne Frank’s Diary” is the first animated feature film adaption of the widely popular book, produced by Globe Trotter Network (France) and A-N Committee (Japan), in collaboration with the Anne Frank Fonds. 

TRAILER I WEBSITE : www.annefrankanimated.com I FACEBOOK I Contact in Cannes

 

 

Exodus to Shanghai | Worldwide rights available I Book a Meeting with F FILMS

 
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Exodus to Shangai By Anthony Hickox I Book your meeting to screen and discuss the film at F Lounge - Majestic Lobby : Set your meeting : victoria@ftv.com 
A love story of West loves East, Jews and Chinese united with violins, interrupted by the Nazi invasion of Austria in 1938. Even Hitler is not powerful enough to break the love; with many adventures and action, they make the Exodus from Vienna to reach the Next year in Shanghai. http://www.micheladam.tv/  SCREENING on demand at the F LOUNGE Booth LOBBY MAJESTIC HOTEL    
 

Cannes Market Premiere for Howard J Ford's Child Abduction Thriller ‘NEVER LET GO’

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Howard J Ford's Child Abduction Thriller ‘NEVER LET GO’ has its market Premiere in Cannes Howard J Ford's (Director/Producer Co-Writer of 'The Dead 1 & 2') latest epic NEVER LET GO. Shot in Morocco, Spain and the US, the film tells the story of Lisa, a single mother (played by Angela Dixon) who takes the law into her own hands to get back her abducted child.
The completed film will have its Market Debut Monday 18th May, 5.30 PM at Olympia cinema.
Confirm your presence I Book a meeting with Howard J Ford I Trailer

 

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Fort Lauderdale IFF Party with FilmFestivals.com: A success story

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Yesterday evening the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, in collaboration with www.filmfestivals.com, threw an amazing party at the Long Beach Plage on the Croisette, celebrating its 30th anniversary!  ...
 

LOST IN THE PACIFIC Lands in Cannes with BRANDON ROUTH and YUQUI ZHANG

 
BRANDON ROUTH (SUPERMAN RETURNS, SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD) Stars in Sci-Fi Adventure That Will Have Audiences Looking for their Life Rafts CANNES (May 16, 2015) – Darclight, the edgy genre-driven arm of international powerhouse Arclight Films, is pleased to announce that LOST IN THE PACIFIC, a futuristic sci-fi thriller starring BRANDON ROUTH (SUPERMAN RETURNS) and YUQUI ZHANG (CJ7), will make its World Market Premiere at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. The film is directed by Vincent...
 

PANEL - 'Making the European Digital Single Market Work for Film and Television'

 
Following this afternoons discussion on the impact of the European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy on Europe’s film and audiovisual sector, a brief overview of talking points and quotes for your reference. Talking Points / Quotes from Panellists: Lord David Puttnam (producer of award-winning films including The Mission, The Killing Fields and Chariots of Fire) - “This is a political argument that needs to be won. What the commission is trying to do with the...
 

Chaz Ebert to host panel about empathy in filmmaking at Cannes Film Festival

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AmPav Panel Update- Chaz Ebert- “What Does Empathy Look Like On the Big Screen?" This Sunday, 3:00PM, Cannes     Roger Ebert’s oft-quoted line about how movies are “a machine that generates empathy” will be the topic of a panel at the Cannes Film Festival this Sunday at 3 p.m. in the American Pavilion. Chaz Ebert, publisher of RogerEbert.c...
 

Variety and UN Women’s HeForShe Campaign Partner for Star-Studded Cannes Conversation

 
    Salma Hayek, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Parker Posey and Others to Participate   (Cannes, 15 May) Leading entertainment journal Variety has partnered with UN Women’s HeForShe campaign to host a landmark event on the subject of gender equality within the film industry. Taking place on Saturday 16 May, speakers include Academy Award®-nominated actress and producer Salma Hayek (FRIDA), Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (BRIDE & PREJUDICE), and actress Parker P...
 

Venezuelan Cinema at Cannes International Film Festival 2015

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CINÉFONDATION   Title: ANFIBIO / AMPHIBIAN Filmmaker and Script: Héctor Silva Núñez Production: Marco Olmos & Héctor Silva Núñez 15 min / Spanish/ Short Film / Fiction Production company: Films 808 Year: 2015 Synopsis: Jesús lives with his father on the shore of a large lake. José, his older brother, has returned home carrying with him a criminal past. This morning, Jes...
 

THAI NIGHT 2015 at Cannes with Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi

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Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi kindly attended the opening ceremony of THAI NIGHT 2015 at Cannes, France.             On May 15, 2015, HRH Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi kindly attended the opening ceremony of THAI NIGHT at Cannes, France, organized by the Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce - at Salon Croisette, Hotel Majestic Barrière. Mrs. ...
 

'SHANGRI-LA SUITE' Makes World Market Premiere in Cannes with Arclight Films

 
EMILY BROWNING, LUKE GRIMES, ASHLEY GREENE & RON LIVINGSTON Shack Up in New Dark Crime Thriller   CANNES. May 16, 2015 – Arclight Films is proud to announce the world market premiere of SHANGRI-LA SUITE, the new dark dramatic thriller starring EMILY BROWNING (POMPEII, SLEEPING BEAUTY, SUCKER PUNCH) and LUKE GRIMES (FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, AMERICAN SNIPER, TAKEN 2) as well as ASHLEY GREENE (THE TWILIGHT SAGA) and RON LIVINGSTON (BOARDWALK EMPIRE, OFFICE SPACE, SWINGERS) in Cannes. ...
 

Red Sea Media to Handle International Sales on 10 Picture American International Pictures Reinvention for Cinedigm

 
Connected Universe of Bad Girls, Antiheroes & Monsters Will Begin Principle Photography This Fall LOS ANGELES/CANNES (May 16, 2015) – Red Sea Media is handling international sales on Cinedigm’s American International Pictures (AIP) reinventions of the 1950s genre classics. Lou Arkoff (THE MESSENGERS, DARKNESS FALLS, INSPECTOR GADGET), Jeff Katz (FREDDY VS. JASON, SNAKES ON A PLANE, WOLVERINE) and Hal Sadoff (THE NICE GUYS, THE BREED, HOTEL RWANDA) are set to produce this ten-picture de...
 

Ted Sarantos Chief Content Officer from Netflix in conversation at NEXT

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Ted Sarandos’ session took place on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 10am within NEXT, an exclusive program for Marché participants, dedicated to the future of cinema running in Cannes for the second time.    Speaking for the first time during the prestigious Festival, in a packed house, with many people beeing turned away, Ted Sarandos has addressed new distribution models and how they impact the financing and production of films. Sarandos was introduced by Thierry Fremaux, t...
 

NEXT Pavillon: "Achieving Impact Through Theatrical Screenings"

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  Today at the NEXT Pavilion there was an event called Achieving Impact Through Theatrical Screenings. The speaker was Richard Matson, who is Head of Distribution at Gathr Films.   Gathr Films is one of the many organizations to be featured at the NEXT Pavilion and they all have one thing in common, they are a part of the future of film. The NEXT Pavilion was created just last year in order to highlight organizations that approach film in new and innovative ways.   At today...
 

La Fabrique des Cinemas du Monde Shows Off New Talent

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  La Fabrique des Cinemas du Monde Selections   Along the Riviera side's International Pavillion is a tent right next to Majestic Beach, that houses the French Institute's Fabrique des Cinemas du Monde, which has dedicated its practice to discovering young artists in the Southern international market. Every year, 10 directors along with their producers are scouted, and hosted at the Cannes Film Festival in this very booth. This year hosted many talented directors, all with...
 

"Irrational Man" Press Conference

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One of the most talked about films of the festival is Woody Allen’s “Irrational Man” starring Jamie Blackley, Joaquin Phoenix, and Emma Stone. The mystery drama which is scheduled to release July 17th, 2015 tells a story of philosophy professor Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix) that finds a new sense of meaning to his life after entering a relationship with one of his students (Emma Stone). At the crowded press conference today, the elegant Stone was asked about working w...
 

The Power of the Badge

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During the festival here in Cannes, there is a whole other world outside of the screenings. However, this world is only accessible to those with a badge. A winding line is always present outside the palais and market but on the first day, my cinephile badge (one that allows me to go to certain film screenings) did not allow me to get in. I soon found out just how many different kinds and levels of badges there were. Black, yellow, blue, white, and others but what really is the ...
 

What are People Watching?

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Manilo Gomarasca is a film critic for nocturno.it and he has already seen a couple of interesting movies being sold in the market.  So far he has seen “Martyrs,” A new Nicolas Cage movie and the third installment of “The Human Centipede.” He suggests staying away from the first two. “Martyrs” sounded as if it was a bit of a disappointment and Nicolas Cage did not put his best put forward according to Gomarasca....
 

Marché du Film 2015 Opening Party

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The Marché du Film kicked off with a brillant party at the Majestic Beach. This year's theme was Mexico. We enjoyed and want to share a few video moments of ambiance and excellent food and company.   ...
 

Coming Up: AmPav Cannes 2015- Saturday, May 16 / Sunday, May 17

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  Update below on AmPav Programming coming up over the weekend.   SATURDAY, MAY 16   2:00PM-   INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: STATE OF THE INDUSTRY ·      Rena Ronson, UTA ·      John Sloss, Cinetic Media ·      Linda Lichter, Attorney ...
 

Wifi Nightmare!

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For the low price of 19.90 euro, festival attendees can have access to wifi throughout the duration of the festival. Ive tried this personally and so far in the past hour I’ve been able to load one Facebook message.   Nikos Talbi-Lykakis, a talented screenwriter currently working on his upcoming feature “The Passport,” is not pleased with the current situation.   “Its unbelievable that in a place like Cannes you can’t find free wifi…It’s n...
 

THE BRITS ARE COMING set to star Uma Thurman and Kristin Chenoweth

 
Oscar nominee Uma Thurman (NYMPHOMANIAC: VOL. I, KILL BILL: VOL 1-2, PULP FICTION) and Emmy and Tony Award winning actress Kristin Chenoweth (ABC’s “Pushing Daisies,” Fox’s “Glee”)  are set to star in the comedy THE BRITS ARE COMING, it was announced today by producers Cassian Elwes (DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, Lee Daniels’ THE BUTLER), JC Chandor (A MOST VIOLENT YEAR, ALL IS LOST), Robert Ogden Barnum (MARGIN CALL, LAWLESS), and Will Clevinger (upcoming LI...
 

 

Working at the Marché du Film

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It is probably every young filmmaker’s dream to not only visit the Cannes Film Festival but to have a chance to work there, and a common internship found amongst university students is working in the Marché du Film. Today I spoke with Tasha Jocz, who is an intern at Lightning Entertainment. Her job is to greet new clients and offer them water and coffee, in fact she caught my attention with an offer of free candy.   Since this is Jocz’s first time at the Canne... 

 

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