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...
CommunicAsia 2016, Preview 2: Broadband
CommunicAsia 2016, Preview 2: Broadband
Latest broadband technology and devices will be on display at CommunicAsia 2016. Some of them are worlwide or Asia launches, and include:
ACRS2.5 is world's first 802.22 and 802.11x integrated TV White Space device. It provides excellent wireless connectivity due to UHF propagation characteristic and cognitive radio feature. ACRS2.5 simplifies the network infrastructure in providing last mile per...
CommunicAsia 2016, Preview, 3: Cyber Security
According to the 2015 Breach Level Index1, there were almost 900 data breaches internationally resulting in close to 246 million records being compromised. Visit CommunicAsia2016 to source for solutions that will help you maintain and grow your company's reputation and bottom line as a telecommunication operator.
Why are Security & Cyber-Security important?
*To hedge against the possible threats with the deployment of SDN.
Ken Loach's "I,Daniel Blake" at Cannes
Courtesy of Festival de Cannes, used with permission
I, Daniel Blake
San Francisco Examiner
May 23, 2016
Reprinted with permission
Ken Loach’s “I, Daniel Blake” won the highest honor at Cannes May 22– the Palme d’Or for the "69th Festival de Cannes". The decision was ...
The Jury of the 69th Festival de Cannes, presided by George Miller, has revealed the names of the 2016 prize-winners during the Awards Ceremony. Laurent Lafitte welcomed the prize-givers and winners onto the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, to the sound of music playing. The American actor, Mel Gibson, had the honour of awarding the Palme d’or to the best of the 21 films in Competition.
The French actor, Jean-Pierre Léaud, received...
The second Animation Day in Cannes took place on May 18th at the Salon La Renaissance, the Palais des Festivals and the UAE pavilion at the Marche du film, putting for a second year animation on the map of Cannes screenings and events and generating audiences from the animation industry and beyond, along with animation cinephiles and festival professionals.
The two panel discussions, one on Virtual Reality and the impact that it has in the animation world of filmmaking a...
Discussing Strategy and toasting toi great creative ideas on animation treatment...with Avi Bohbot (Chaos Media) Laurie Gordon (Musivision Films) and Bruno Chatelin (Major Buzz Factory)
I Spy My Father, a documentary film by Laurie Gordon, is a dialog from beyond between filmmaker researching her father to learn the truth about what she believes was his other life as a spy. Research is taking her to unknown territories, special ops, the UN knew Know - shhh secrets. Why what who where&hellip...
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REVIEW: Baher, Her Mind (short)
Director: Hassan Akhondpour
Prod co: Paya Film Toos
Iran, 25 minutes
Hassan Akhondpour’s debut short is already making waves across the Middle East, with over two million shares and scores of discussions generated since its May 19 premiere at the Cannes Short Film Corner. Told in 25 minutes and without dialogue, Baher: Her Mind is a journey into the psyche of our protagonist —whose name we never hear spoken out loud— convinced her husband ...
The Doc Corner brought throughout the 2016 Marché du Film a varied program of documentary-related events which gathered the entire documentary film community present in Cannes – sales agents, distributors, buyers, festival programmers, producers, directors… –, all in one unique venue, just for docs.
THE "IN THE DOC ROOM" SESSIONS
This year, the Doc Corner integrated a who...