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Animation that Matters and Inspires panel at the UAE Pavilion with Awards Ceremony

  5 pm - 5.45pm the UAE Pavilion Village International Riviera side N°136 Panel: Animation that Matters and Inspires Marie-Claude Beauchamp: President AQA, CEO Producer - CarpeDiem Film & TV, Ayman Jamal Director Producer from Barajoun Entertainment - Dubai Laurie Gordon Festival Director Montreal International Animation Film Festival  Yonathan Parienti CEO Horyou   5.45 pm - 6.00 pm Afternoon Launch Platform Launch...

World Premiere of Enoc The Resplendent Stargate by Martha Marin

You are cordially invited to attend the world premiere of our film in Cannes May 17. 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...

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            Do not heistate to contact me with questions, I will be happy to brainstorm with you. We are the leading network for film and festivals, established in 1995, with 380 000 unique visitors every month, a subscribers base of 161 000 registered users. Furthermore my experience in marketing film (200 film launched wordwide) can be of some assistance. Check the online store for Pro Services for the Film Festival Community. Promote your Fe...

Bilal by Ayman Jamal - Animaze Daze in Cannes Winner "Best Inspiring Animation"

    PAB the Artist who designed the original prize "Best Inspiring Movie" Yonathan Parienti CEO of Horyou.com who remitted the prize to Ayman Jamal. The Panel on Animation that matters earlier in the afternoon Jürgen Biesinger, Managing Director, Executive Producer European Film Awards with Marion Doering EFA Director with Bruno Chatelin former Member of the Board. Congratulations to the team. window.NREUM||(NREUM={});NREUM.i...

Partners supporting Animation Day in Cannes

FOUNDING PARTNERS   Filmfestivals.com Animazefestival.com Musivision Films INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS   SACD  Société des Auteurs Compositeurs Dramatiques  www.sacd.fr AQA Alliance Quebec Animation NEF Animation http://nefanimation.fr/anglais/ NEF Animation is a francophone plateform for professionals dedicated to the writing of and about animated film. MEDIA PARTNERS    www.awn.com Animation Worl...

Strong Coverage on Animation Day in Cannes

Very nice 5 minutes video interview on aljazeera TV mentionning the key films in our selection, Bilal, Apes, Shonku Diaries, East End, Maskman   ...

Bilal big on Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera flew in to interview Ayman Jamal for Bilal. Check the full video interview ...

Cannes winners shot on Kodak35mm

Film is back and the superior artistry of shooting on real film became clear once again at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, which closed Sunday, with four of the top prizes and two La Semaine de la Critique awards presented to official selections shot on Kodak film.   Taking home the coveted Palme d’Or was I, Daniel Blake (Director Ken Loach / DP Robbie Ryan), shot on Kodak 35mm. The Grand Prix award was taken home by Juste la Fin du Monde (It’s Only the End of the World), ...

Cannes 2016: DIVINES Caméra d’Or!

    Houda Benyamina’s feature film – Groupe Ouest 2013 – co-written with Romain Compingt – is Cannes 2016 revelation   Divines, Houda Benyamina‘s feature film – co-written with Romain Compingt – has been presented in theDirectors’ Fortnight of the 69th Cannes Film Festival. On Sunday evening, during the prize-giving, the film won the Golden Camera, the prize the most desired in the worl...

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 ...

New Plympton's feature mockumentary HITLER’S FOLLY available for free on www.plymptoons.com

Bill Plympton's Mockumentary HITLER'S FOLLY (To release digitally June 3)     As a special thank you to his loyal fans, Plympton will make film available for free streaming via his website: www.plymptoons.com PLYMPTOONS has announced the US release date of Bill Plympton’s new feature mockumentary HITLER’S FOLLY, a merciless satire in which Ado...

Parallel to our Animation that Matters Panel HP held a Cocktail reception Celebrating Stories that Change the World

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It was a cocktail event to bring the industry together on the matter of using film to provoke ground breaking global action. By shining the light on world issues and telling the stories that are important to be heard, the reach of the film industry can be used as a powerful medium to create social change.   The Oscar winning documentary, ‘A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness,’ directed by Pakistani Filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, is a brilliant example of this. It br...

Cannes, Iranian curtain call with Forushande (The Salesman)

Alex Deleon <film festivals.com> The final Cannes competition film on closing night Sunday May 22 was the latest offering from the best known Iranian director, Asghar Farhadi, whose tense family drama, "A Separation" won the foreign language Academy Award in 2014. His new film, "Forushande" (The Salesman, or "The Client" in French) presented here in the official Competition section, is an extreme shaggy dog story that is not going to inspire anything but...

SF3 - SmartFone Flick Fest is Open for Entries

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SF3 is Australia’s only international smartphone film festival for filmmakers of all ages and it is now open for entries! As long as your film is shot entirely on a smartphone or tablet and it is within the six and a half minute time limit your film is eligible for submission. Everyone has a great idea for a short film and a potential movie camera in their pockets so no excuses. Here’s your chance to start filming! Enter at www.sf3.com.au   SF3 - the SmartFone Fl...

Jerome Paillard notes a rize in registrations despite high alert level on security

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...

Ken Loach's 'I, Daniel Blake' wins hearts of jury and Cannes Palme d'Or

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  Ken Loach's "I,Daniel Blake" at Cannes Courtesy of Festival de Cannes, used with permission I, Daniel Blake Moira Sullivan 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 ...

I Spy my Father by Laurie Gordon had sucessfull co production meeting in Cannes

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...

Cannes Market News Final Issue 2016 - 3

  Read this online     FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:                     Cannes Festival News and Dailies I Cannes Market Dailies I Animation Day in Cannes Les Dailies du Festival I Les News du Marché I La journée de l'Animation à Cannes   ANIMATION DAY ...

Doc Corner wrappped full program with new additions

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...

5 stars reviews in Cannes for Bilal

Great coverage on al jazeera TV http://video.aljazeera.com/channels/eng/videos/middle-east-animation-takes-centre-stage-at-cannes/4901078806001 Bilal--A New Breed of Hero, Review: Idol greed v/s rebel breed "Here’s the first animation feature film coming out from the middle-east, and it makes you wonder what took them so long. How many animation/CGI films would have a 1400 year-old true story to tell? And how many of them would be without animals and birds talking, or super-po...

French Sixties Landmark is a highlight of the Restored Classics Section at Cannes Dragées au Poivre

The title of the film, which literally translates as "Sweets loaded with Pepper" suggests the trick that children would play on adults by handing them a delicious looking sweet bonbon which turns out to be bitter. When the French New Wave and so-called Cinema Verité movements were all the rage -- the  age of Beatle mania --when Godard and his followers thought they were so much more clever and creative than the older generation of French filmmakers, and stars like Jean-Pa...
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