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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 172 000 film professionals. 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 DOWNLOAD THE 2013 COVERAGE I THE MARKET COVERAGE I PROMOTE YO...

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Charles Tesson unveils the Selection of the 53rd Semaine de la Critique.

Charles Tesson, Artistic Director of La Semaine de la Critique, talks about the 53rd selection. ...

Nicole GARCIA, Jury President for Caméra d’or Award in Cannes

Actress, director and screenwriter Nicole GARCIA is to preside over the Jury for this year’s Caméra d’or award for the best debut film at Cannes. In this opportunity to champion an up-and-coming director she joins the ranks of previous Jury Presidents Bong Joon-Ho, Gael García Bernal, Carlos Diegues and Agnès Varda, who have all in the past contributed their experience and passion for cinema to the deliberations.   “Presiding over the Caméra...

Cannes reveals the list of Films in Official Selection.

Check the video capture of the press conference for the 67th Festival de Cannes, during which the 2014 Official Selection was announced, took place on Thursday, 17th April in Paris. Check the Line-up IN COMPETITION   Opening Film           Olivier DAHAN GRACE DE MONACO 1h43 ...

Cannes Announces its Final Selection

...well you will have to wait a little bit. The conference begins at 11.00 Paris time on the Champs Elysées...The UGC Normandie is getting ready to host 700 media. Marcello Marcello...We love you! Cannes reveals the list of Films in Official Selection. Check the video capture of the press conference for the 67th Festival de Cannes, during which the 2014 Official Selection was announced, took place on Thursday, 17th April in Paris. Check the Line-u...

Cannes announces the Selection for the Short Film Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection

  While the Official Selection of feature films for the 67th Festival de Cannes will be revealed on Thursday 17thApril, the list of Short Films is unveiled in advance. The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, presided by Abbas KIAROSTAMI, will nominate the prize-winners for the Short Film Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection.   THE 2014 SHORT FILMS COMPETITION    This year, the Selection Committee received 3,450 short films...

PARTY GIRL, a first French film to open Un Certain Regard

    PARTY GIRL, a first film written and directed by Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis, has been chosen to open the Official Selection of Un Certain Regard.  It follows The Bling Ring by the American, Sofia Coppola, which was presented in 2013.  Produced by Elzévir Films and distributed by Pyramide Films, PARTY GIRL shows the life of Angélique, a 60 year-old night club hostess who still loves men and enjoys partying,...

Marcello? Marcello, Marcello: The 67th Cannes Festival Poster is revealed

    Hervé Chigioni and his graphic designer Gilles Frappier have based the poster design for the 67th Festival de Cannes on a photogram taken from Federico Fellini’s 8½, which was presented in the Official Selection in 1963.   In Marcello Mastroianni and Federico Fellini, we celebrate a cinema that is free and open to the world, acknowledging once again the artistic importance of Italian and European cinema through one of its most stellar figures.  ...

Weinstein Company and Lexus present the Short Film Series "LIfe Is Amazing" - with Tim Burton and Five Emerging Filmmakers

So much red carpet action and more film surprises to come at Cannes 2014! We simply adore filming and easily amass so much footage it is hard to believe we can unearth undiscovered gems deep in the recesses of our hard drives.. Here is one such newly discovered piece filmed at Cannes Film Festival 2013  with Harvey Weinstein, Tim Burton and five emerging filmmakers - up close and personal talking about their venture into short film making. A film series LIFE IS AMAZING presented by Lexus. ...

Girls Just wanna have film! What place for women in today's film industry? European Audovisual Observatory announces this year'

GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FILM!  European Audiovisual Observatory announces this year's Cannes workshop The place of women in today's film industry is the focus of this year's European Audiovisual Observatory annual Cannes workshop. The workshop entitled: GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FILM! will take place on the first Saturday of the Cannes Film Market (17.5.2014) from 11:00 to 13:00 in the Salon des Ambassadeurs on the 4th floor of the Palais des Festivals. The Observatory will pr...

Pablo TRAPERO, to preside the Jury for Un Certain Regard 2014

© FDC / RR Argentinean scriptwriter, producer and director, will preside over the Jury for Un Certain Regard, Official Selection of the Festival de Cannes, which will be composed of some 20 films to be announced, along with the films in Competition, at the upcoming press conference on April 17. He stated: “I am very proud to serve as President of the Jury for Un Certain Regard. Proud to take part in another way in the adventure in Cannes. Un Certain Regard, where I have presented ...

ANDREA ARNOLD, President of the Jury of the Nespresso Grand Prize of the 53rd Semaine de la Critique

The Nespresso Grand Prize of this 53rd edition of the Semaine de la Critique will be presided over by British filmmaker Andrea Arnold. The Jury, made up of four international journalists, will award one of the seven feature films in competition. The winning entry will follow Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza's Salvo, winner of 2013's Nespresso Grand Prize.   “I was so excited when Milk screened in La Semaine de la Critique that I kept crashing...

A Sexy Poster for the 53rd Semaine de la Critique - Cannes 2014

  For its 53rd edition, La Semaine de la Critique unveils its new poster, which captures the creative energy of a whole new generation of filmmakers. Conceived by the digital agency “Les bons faiseurs“, the poster features Kate Moran, one of the stars of You and the Night, the first feature of Yann Gonzalez, discovered at La Semaine de la Critique. Posing for photographer Jean-Claude Moireau, the actress sits astride a motorbike, looking like she'...

French actor Lambert WILSON will have The honour of launching the 67th Festival de Cannes on Wednesday 14th May

  The honour of launching the 67th Festival de Cannes on Wednesday 14th May will fall to French actor Lambert WILSON. He will also welcome the President Jane CAMPION and her jury on to the stage at the Palais des Festivals. Wilson’s predecessors in this role include Audrey Tautou, who enchanted the audience last year, Vincent Cassel (2006) and Edouard Baer (2008 and 2009). Lambert Wilson will also host the prize-giving ceremony on Saturday 24th May.   The epitome of elegan...

The Cinéfondation’s Atelier hosts its tenth edition this year and will invite to the Festival de Cannes 15 directors

The Cinéfondation’s Atelier hosts its tenth edition this year and will invite to the Festival de Cannes 15 directors whose projects have been considered particularly promising. Together with their producers, they will be able to meet potential partners, a necessary step to finish their project and start the making of their film. L’Atelier provides its participants access to international co-productions, thus accelerating the film’s completion. The Cinéfondation...

Cannes 2014: winners announced a day earlier (on a saturday) to keep a stronger media profile

Due to European elections on Sunday 25 May, the Festival de Cannes management team has decided to reveal the winners of the 67th Festival a day earlier, on Saturday 24 May, at the traditional awards ceremony in the Grand Théâtre Lumière. The final film in competition will be shown on Friday 23 May and the jury will meet the next day to select the winners. The winners of Un Certain Regard award will be announced in the evening of Friday 23 May and the Cinéfondation aw...

The 2014 Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury will be presided by Abbas KIAROSTAMI

THE 2014 CINEFONDATION AND SHORT FILMS JURY   The 2014 Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury will be presided by Abbas KIAROSTAMI (Iran), supported by directors Noémie LVOVSKY (France), Daniela THOMAS (Brazil), Mahamat-Saleh HAROUN (Chad), and Joachim TRIER (Norway). They will be tasked with awarding three prizes to films submitted by students from film schools the world over, which will be presented in the Cinéfondati...

Grace of Monaco by Olivier Dahan to open the 67th Festival de Cannes

French director Olivier Dahan’s Grace of Monaco is to open the next Festival de Cannes. The world preview will take place on Wednesday 14 May, 2014, in the Grand Théâtre Lumière of the Palais des Festivals, in the Official Selection category, Out of Competition. Grace of Monaco follows on from The Great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann. The film portrays a period in the life of American Actress Grace Kelly (played by Nicole Kidman) who became Princess Grace of Monaco when she ...

Pierre lescure nominated ¨President of the Cannes festival, replacing Jacob after next edition

The Board of Directors of the Festival de Cannes elected its future President at its 14th January meeting. Gilles Jacob confirmed that he would be leaving the presidency on 1 July 2014, following the 67th Festival de Cannes. The election was held via secret vote in accordance with the statutes, and Pierre Lescure (fortmer head of Canal+ during JM Messier's reign, was unanimously elected President. He will take up his responsibilities on 1st July. The Board of Dir...

Jane Campion to preside the Jury of the 67th Festival de Cannes

Jane Campion © Lisa Tomasetti Jane Campion to preside the Jury of the 67th Festival de Cannes The New Zealand director, producer and scriptwriter Jane Campion is to preside the Jury of the next Festival de Cannes, which will take place from 14 to 25 May 2014. "Since I first went to Cannes with my short films in 1986 – Campion says - I have had the opportunity to see the festival from many sides and my admiration for this Queen of film festivals has only grown large...

Cannes Selections Dailies 2013 may 15-26, and further

  THE FULL COVERAGE Read here or take away? PDF to go... Watch all videos of our coverage in Cannes   ...

HELI (2013). A review.

Yesterday, July 24, the Latin American premier for HELI (2013) by Mexican director Amat Escalante took place at the Guanajuato International Film Festival in Mexico. Anyone who has seen the film agrees that HELI is heavy… The film opens with a bloody teenaged boy beaten by thugs and hung to death from a bridge with his pants down. HELI proves a veritable Hell of a world. It’s a lawless desert where the sun has set on things like justice, morality and basic human decency. Aft...

Cannes Short Film Corner – SFC Breakfast

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In Cannes I attended one of the Short Film Corner SFC Breakfast sessions. For those who have a film in the Short Film Corner, you are registered on a number mailers detailing various activities going on throughout the festival. The Breakfast’s are a series of “speed dating” style meetings where filmmakers get to pitch their film’s to distributors, television aggregators and screening venues for 5 minutes in a free-for-all roundtable breakfast setting. I thought it was a ...

Report from Cannes and questions you might ask to Lea Germain

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  Unfortunately, i have not seen this year’s winner of the Golden Palm, La Vie d’Adèle, chapître 1 & 2 by Abdellatif Kechiche, which is said to be a breathtaking love story between two young lesbians (Adèle Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux). Back from Cannes, I find myself repeating the same things over and over again, and at the end of the day I feel I have said this about a thousand time...
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