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SERVICES FOR CANNES: We offer coverage and Video crew services during the Cannes Film Festival

Do not hesitate to ask for a quote if you need a video crew, Editorial Booster for your film screening, event, or trade Advertising... Promotion in our dailies and newsletter reaching 192 000 film professionals. (with an increase of 20 000 subscribers over last year) Details of our crew.   The team in Cannes   Cannes Festival News and Dailies I Cannes Market Dailies Les Dailies du Festival I Les News du Marché   DOWNLO...

Galaxy Studios Announces 3-Picture Deal with Producer Mark R. Harris

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FIRST FILM UNDER DEAL ANNOUNCED: ‘CUPID’ – CO-PRODUCED BY LEGENDARY FILMMAKER GARRY MARSHALL, DIRECTED AND CO-WRITTEN BY SCOTT MARSHALL. NEXT THREE MARK R. HARRIS FILMS TO EMPLOY REVOLUTIONARY AURO-3D® IMMERSIVE SOUND FORMAT. (CANNES) May, 2015: Belgium-based, multi-faceted post-production outfit, GALAXY STUDIOS, announced that it has finalised a three-picture production agreement with film producer Mark R. Harris (CRASH, GODS AND MONSTERS, CONVERSATIONS WITH OTHER WOMEN)....

Producer Filip Jan Rymzsa of Orson Welles' 'The Other Side of the Wind' At Cannes Film Festival to discuss Indiegogo Campaign.

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Producer Filip Jan Rymzsa of Orson Welles' 'The Other Side of the Wind' attended this year's Cannes Film Festival to hold interviews on the recent Indiegogo Campaign initiated to raise money for finishing the unfinished film. The film to be released in 2015, the centenary year of Orson Welles birth. Cannes Film Festival, May, 2015 ­– Forty five years after the first scenes were filmed and 30 years after his death, legendary director Orson Welles’ never-before-s...

Prizes fro Jury Oecumenique

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The 2015 Ecumenical Jury awards its Prize to Mia Madre by Nanni Moretti (Official Competition)         A well-crafted, fine film suffused with humour that elegantly explores the huma...

César Augusto Acevedo - Camera D'or Winner 2015 / Interview

  César Augusto Acevedo is a Colombian filmmaker. Land and Shade is his first feature film, presented at this year’s Semaine de la Critique. The story takes us to rural Colombia, where an old man returns to his family after many years of absence to find his son very ill and his wife in denial of leaving the land she so much loves. He is challenged to re-integrate into the family, while at the same time, the circumstances are indicative of a big change in their life.  ...

Second Palme d'Or for french director Jacques Audiard for Dheepan

  The film's team © AFP / V. Hache The Palme d’or has been awarded to Dheepan, by Jacques Audiard. the french director had already received it for Un Prophète. After receiving the prize, presented by the actress Cécile de France and the two Presidents of the Feature Films Jury, Joel and Ethan Coen, the laureate said: "I am very moved. I knew it would have an effect on me. I'd like to thank Michael Haneke for not fi...

The Awards of the 68th Festival De Cannes

    The 68th Festival de Cannes Award Winners   The Jury of the 68th Festival de Cannes, presided by Joel and Ethan Coen, has revealed the names of the 2015 prize-winners during the Awards Ceremony. After paying tribute to Jean Zay, a resistance hero and founder of the Festival, Lambert Wilson welcomed the prize-givers and winners onto the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, to the sound of music playing. The Belgian actress, Cécile de France, had t...

Interview of Thierry Frémaux

Interview of Thierry Frémaux by Sophie Soulignac.   ...

BEYOND MY GRANDFATHER ALLENDE won L oeil d'Or prize

BEYOND MY GRANDFATHER ALLENDE directed by Marcia Tambutti Allende, produced by Paola Castillo & coproduced by Martha Orozco won the prize: L'OEIL D'OR  the first documentary prize in Cannes!  ...

Cannes Un Certain Regard Awards

    Un Certain Regard 2015 Awards   Un Certain Regard 2015 presented in competition 19 films hailing from 21 different countries. Four of the works were first films. The Opening film was An by Naomi Kawase. Under the presidency of Isabella Rossellini (filmmaker - United States, Italy), the Jury was comprised of Haifaa al-Mansour (director - Saudi Arabia), Panos H. Koutras (director - Greece), Nadine Labaki (director, actress - Lebanon) and Tahar Rahim (actor - France). &ld...

LE Cannes Soundtrack Awaard 05# a été attribué au compositeur LIM GIONG pour “NIE YINNIANG” The Assassin – Hou Hsiao-Hsien

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CANNES SOUNDTRACK AWARD 05# a été attribué au compositeur LIM GIONG pour “NIE YINNIANG” The Assassin – Hou Hsiao-Hsien   Après Howard Shore en 2014, pour Maps to the Stars de David Cronenberg, Le Cannes Soundtrack Award 2015 de la Meilleure musique originale pour un film de la Compétition Officielle a été décerné à Cannes lors d’un cocktail organisé &...

Cannes 2015 – The Critics Awards

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At the 68th Cannes Film Festival (May 13-24, 2015), three prizes have been presented by the International Federation of Film Critics – FIPRESCI. Prize, Official Competition: "Son of Saul" (Saul Fia) by László Nemes, (Hungary 2015, 107 min).   Prize, Un Certain Regard: "Masaan" by Neeraj Ghaywan  (India, France, 2015, 103 min).   Prize, Parallel Sections: "Paulina" (La Patota) by Santiago Mitre (Argentine, Brazil, Fr...

Louder Than Bombs (Competition) - Review

Louder than bombs, dir. Joachim Trier, US/ Norway 2015 - Cannes 2015 Competition    By Martin I. Petrov   How easy it is to forget the past if you’re reminded of it on every single step you make to design the future? Joachim Trier’s third film Louder than bombs, loud in emotions and precise in its storytelling, explores the consequences of forgiveness, betrayal, love and death.  Teaming up again with Eskil Vogt (Oslo, August 31, Blind) on the script, Trier ...

Stig Bjorkman's 'I Am Ingrid' mesmerizes 68th Cannes Film Festival

Ingrid Bergman with her film camera on the road.   Courtesy of Mantaray Film   By Moira Sullivan for Filmfestivals.com The festival poster for the 68th Cannes Film Festival is a picture of Ingrid Bergman. Her image is used in most of the daily schedules and this is truly because Swedish filmmakerStig Björkman’s documentary - " Jag är Ingrid" (Ingrid Bergman - In Her Own Words,...

Todd Haynes furnishes Patricia Highsmith's 'Carol' for Cannes selection

  Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara as Patricia Highsmith's 'Carol' and 'Therese' Courtesy of Festival du Films de Cannes, used with permission   By Moira Sullivan for Filmfestivals.com Todd Haynes "Carol" is at the top of the list for Anglo-American critics at Cannes but it is not a top runner for Francophiles. The biopic is artistically executed with soft filters and props from...

Paolo Sorrentino's 'Youth' presents paradoxes of aging at Cannes

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Paolo Sorrentino's 'Youth' presents paradoxes of aging at Cannes by Moira Sullivan Paul Dano, Jane Fonda, Harvey Keitel , Rachel Weisz, Paolo Sorrentino, Michael Caine and Madalina Ghenea at Cannes photoshoot Courtesy of Festival de Cannes used with permission The premise of Paolo Sorrentino’s film “Youth” which debuted at the Cannes Film Festivalon May 20 is paradoxical. In the end it feels that...

"Cannes: Screen Jury Grid gets new joint leader"

By Moira Sullivan  for Filmfestivals.com Screen rules:  After days of domination by "Carol" among selected critics Hou Hsiao Hsien's "The Assassin " moves a few points ahead of Todd Haynes and surpasses the water mark that has been consistent for days.  "The Assassin" is very much the top contender for the Palme d'Or for this year's Cannes, according to film critics, due to an exceptional mis en scène - costume, makeup, lig...

The Prize La Caméra d’Or

  Created in 1978 to contribute to the recognition of young filmmakers, the Caméra d’Or prize is awarded to the best first film presented either in the Official Selection (Competition and Un Certain Regard) or in The Directors’ Fortnight and in the Critics’ Week. The Caméra d’Or prize is handed out during the closing ceremony of the Festival by the president of its jury.   L’OEil d’or - The Documentary Awa...

Prize-winners of the Cinéfondation Competition announced by Abderrahmane Sissako and his Jury

The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury headed by Abderrahmane Sissako and including Cécile de France, Joana Hadjithomas, Daniel Olbrychski and Rebecca Zlotowski, has just awarded the 2015 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of the winning films. The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 18 student films, selected from among 593 entries from 381 film schoo...

Semaine de la Critique 2015 - Award Ceremony

Jury members: Ronit Elkabetz, President Katell Quillévéré, Peter Suschitzky, Andréa Picard and Boyd van Hoeij     Nespresso
 Grand Prize PAULINA (LA PATOTA) by Santiago Mitre     France 4
 Visionary Award

 LA TIERRA Y LA SOMBRA by César Augusto Acevedo     Sony CineAlta Dis...

Animation Day in Cannes - la Journée de l'Animation à Cannes

The program for the Celebration of Animation for the first time in Cannes included the following topics, but also a few surprises. PRESENTED BY FILMFESTIVALS.COM AND ANIMAZE DAZE in Partnership with Horyou MIAFF 2015 Winners to be Awarded in Cannes at the Village. Octavio Nadal and Patricia Primon from Aura Films) took the prize for Best Feature in MIAFF Competition: Anima Buenos Aires by Maria Veronica Ramirez Matteo Lovadina CEO - Sales & Acquisitions with ReelSuspects will receive t...

Cannes - Un Certain Regard THE HIGH SUN (ZVIZDAN) by Dalibor Matanić

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The world premiere of THE HIGH SUN, Croatia's first film in Un Certain Regard since 1981, took place on May 18 & May 19. Director Dalibor Matanić, actors Tihana Lazović and Goran Marković After premiering his shorts DROUGHT (Directors Fortnight 2003) and PARTY (Critics' Week 2009), Dalibor Matanić (1975) returns to Cannes with his latest feature film, THE HIGH SUN (ZVIZDAN). The film follows three pairs of lovers in 1991, 2001 and 2011 as they fight to be together in the face o...

Apichatpong Weerasethakul's 'Cemetary of Splendour' at Cannes Film Festival

Magic, healing, romance and dreams are all part of a woman’s tender path to a deeper awareness of herself and the world around her when she volunteers to help soldiers with a mysterious sleeping sickness... From Apichatpong Weerasethakul, award-winning director of UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES (2010 Golden Palm), SYNDROMES AND A CENTURY and TROPICAL MALADY. A co-production: Thailand-UK-France-Germany-Malaysia. This uber-talented Thai director returns to Cannes with his fir...

Green Room-Review

  by, Cameron Lui   This heavy metal centric horror thriller is based in a KKK inspired white supremacist barn party green room. If you love dogs and want to continue not being afraid of them don’t watch this movie, trust me.    The premise of the movie is pretty unique and it opens with some awesome moments but as with most horror movies it gets painfully predictable. I won’t give any spoilers but you can probably guess who lives out of the band and the ra...
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