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The Meyerowitz StorieS, another Netflix Red Carpet

Cannes Film Festival World Premiere on May 21st for Director Noah Baumbach's The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Photos Include: Noah Baumbach, Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman & Emma Thompson     The Netflix original film The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)  launches globally on Netflix in Late 2017   From writer/director Noah Baumbach, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is the emot...

Jessica Chastain and many more advocating for Women's rights in Cannes at Kering Event

KERING AND THE FESTIVAL DE CANNES WELCOMED ISABELLE HUPPERT, CATHERINE DENEUVE,  UMA THURMAN, AND JESSICA CHASTAIN, AT THE OFFICIAL WOMEN IN MOTION AWARDS' DINNER The Women in Motion Awards' official dinner welcomed 200 guests on Place de la Castre, Le Suquet, on the hills of Cannes on Sunday, 21 May 2017. The Women in Motion programme aims to shine a spotlight on women's contribution to cinema. On this occasion, François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and CEO of Kering, P...

Clint Eastwood Returns To Acting

During a master class at the Cannes Film Festival, film icon Clint Eastwood said that after a five year hiatus he will return to acting in front of the camera. This announcment was met by a three-minute long ovation for those lucky enough to be in attendance. Eastwood's last on-screen performance was in 2012 for the film "Trouble With the Curve." alongside Amy Adams and Justin Timberlake. The 86 year old actor director said he missed performing "once in a while but not often...

Warm farewellparty to Donald Ranvaud with some of his friends in Cannes

Friends of Donald Ranvaud gathered in the Marché to celebrate his legacy and a dear festival circuit network of friendship.  This  video was shown to Donald Ranvaud's friends gathered  in the Palais around Jérôme Paillard Marché du Film executive Director and Giulia Camilla Braga, colleague of Donald ( Senior Communications Consultant) at Connect 4 Climate who edited this nice video! Pictures will be posted on our facebook page  ...

Fantastic Mixer Party at Plage des Palmes

This mixer party became an unmissable and fun event for lovers and film professionals involved in genre movies. Key players, filmmakers, distributors and sales agents and festival organizers mingled for 4 hours in the Plage des Palmes.  The stage adress and introduction By Market Chief Jerôme Paillard was followed by a few welcome speeches from the key genre festivals in town. More pictures on Facebook ...

Industry in Focus - The Profession of Casting

International Casting Panel - 70th Cannes Film Festival - May 21st, 2017 - American Pavilion  

Industry in Focus - The Profession of Casting

  In a panel today at 11:00am in the American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival, international casting directors and other memebers of the industry discussed the qualities of a successful and effective casting director. They also discussed the evolution of casting in the industry as well as how best to collarborate with directors, actors, agents, and producers.  The panel included Richard Cook, Lisa Richards Agency, Ireland; Constance Domontoy, France; Jenny Jue, CSA, USA; Tusse...

Let s all gather and pay an homage to our friend Donald Ranvaud May 21 7pm Doc Corner, Riviera H8

First time in 40++ years that our dear friend and colleague, Donald Ranvaud, will not grace the Croisette. Don was a fixture of Cannes, and it will be strange not to run into him deep in conversation with friends after a film screening or meeting. We feel sure he will be looking over us as we go about our business – and maybe we WILL catch a glimpse of his spirit, in a darkened cinema or crowded party..   With grateful thanks to the Marche du Film’s Doc Corner, please join ...

Kim Ji-seok, executive programmer of the Busan International Film Festival, died Thursday in Cannes, aged 57

      "Our dear Kim Ji-seok died yesterday after suffering a heart attack in Cannes. He was one of the great inspirations behind the Busan Festival where he always stood out. He was a great professional and a great program organiser, always curious about everything – he saw every film there was to see. He was a fierce defender of Korean cinema, having accompanied the emergence of the new generation in his country. With Christian ...

The Festival de Cannes pays tribute to Jeffrey Katzenberg

            During the gala dinner for Film Industry Professionals to be held on Friday 19 May in the Grand Salon at the Carlton, Pierre Lescure, President of the Festival de Cannes and Thierry Frémaux, General Director, will pay tribute to Jeffrey Katzenberg for his contribution to the animation industry and to film in general throughout the world.   Katzenberg, the co-founder of Dreamworks, has alwa...

Nick Frost cast as "Captain Pugwash" for the all-new live action film

Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Paul and Snow White and the Huntsman) has signed on to play the infamous, bumbling and cowardly pirate, Captain Pugwash.   Captain Pugwash’s creator, the late John Ryan, entertained three generations with hundreds of episodes of animated cartoons and two dozen best-selling books.   Pugwash is set in the Golden Age of Piracy. Cowardly con-artist Pugwash is put on a ship to Botany Bay but soon escapes and has the good fortune to find h...

Check your peers attending Animation Day in Cannes

Bruno Chatelin wishing you were here, joining us and your peers at Cine Arts Gallery!  56 Buyers, 87 media representatives, 109 other film professionals focused on animation! Join us at our animated carpet at CINE ARTS GALLERY May 23 for our morning session with Panels and Arty Awards Marketing and Selling Animation 10 TO 11 am Fairy Tales and Success stories in Animation 11 to 12 am Best of Fests Accolades My Life as a Zucchini and Seoul Staion to receive a piece of art by Artist...

Robin Wright, Isabelle Huppert, Yang Yang, Salma Hayek Pinault, Costa Gavras, and Diane Kruger on the bill of the 2017 Women In

Credits: Matt Doyle/Getty Images Robin Wright, Isabelle Huppert, Yang Yang, Salma Hayek Pinault, Costa Gavras, and Diane Kruger are among  the film figures who will share their experiences and viewpoints regarding the representation  and contribution of women in Cinema during the Women in Motion Talks. Open to journalists and film professionals, the Talks will be webcasted live on Kering's Facebook page. This new edition will be launched on Thursday, 18 May 2017...

Rising Star-winner Filip Berg at Cannes Film Festival

  The actor Filip Berg was awarded Stockholm International Film Festival’s Rising Star 2016 for his performance in ”A man called Ove”.  Currently, Filip Berg is visiting Cannes Film Festival – take the chance to meet one of Sweden’s brightest Rising Stars.  Filip Berg, born in1986, had his breakthrough playing Sebbe in “Hip Hip Hora!” 2004. Filip won Rising Star 2016 for his part in ”A man called Ove” in which he plays ...

2 exceptional panels with Wim Wenders and Dario Vigano from Vatican to Cannes: Movies that Matter

The Sacred Festival of Beauty publishes its program and announces an exceptional panel with Wim Wenders and Monsignor Vigano (Vatican) ILE SAINT HONORAT Session of Artists diaconie of beauty "the artist and the perfume"  SAINT HONORAT ISLAND Session of Artists diaconia of beauty "the artist and the perfume" FROM SUNDAY 21 TO WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2017 Under the presidency of Msgr. Gilbert Louis, Bishop Emeritus of Chalons in Champagne, with severa...

Greetings from Tromaville...And Congrats to Le Festival de Cannes on its 70th Year!

  Lloyd Kaufman, President of Troma Entertainment and creator of The Toxic Avenger, and The Troma Team have released their preliminary schedule of events set to occur at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. The 43 year old iconic independent film company will be presenting the World Premiere of Lloyd Kaufman's best and latest film, Return to Return to Nuke 'Em High AKA Vol.2, as well as "giving back" to the good Citizens of Cannes Troma's unmatched, unique parades, politi...

47 buyers and 72 media confirmed for Animation Day in Cannes

Registrations to Animation Day in Cannes soaring over last year Save the date  may 23 and come and visit us at our event location in Grand Hotel Gardens. Panels from 10, Discover the Animation that Matter Awards at the awards ceremony at 12.00 and  if you are a buyer you are welcome to attend the Animation Day in Cannes Discoveries screening at 1.30 Palais B (may23). At this moment we have  47 buyers registered and 72 with media registered to join us in our celebrati...

All jury members announced for Cannes 70

All the 2017 Juries © A. Thuillier / AFP After the Feature Films Jury presided over by Pedro Almodóvar and the composition of which was revealed on April 25th, discover all the members of the Juries who will award the prizes of the competitive selections of the 70th Festival de Cannes alongside Uma Thurman (Un Certain Regard), Sandrine Kiberlain (Caméra d'or) and Cristi...

Toby Kebbell to play twin brothers in sci-fi 'Extrasensory'

  Toby Kebbell has been cast as twin brothers in sci-fi film Extrasensory from Genesius Pictures.  Lesley Manning directs from an original screenplay by Bafta-winning writer Stephen Volk.  The duo worked together on Ghostwatch, the infamous drama-mockumentary presented by Michael Parkinson that received over 30,000 complaints when it aired on BBC1 in 1992. Kebbell plays twin brot...

Octavia Spencer to join Jim Parsons and Claire Danes in A KID LIKE JAKE 

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  That’s Wonderful Productions announced today that Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer will join Jim Parsons and Claire Danes in the drama A Kid Like Jake.  Priyanka Chopra, National Board of Review Award Winner Ann Dowd and Michaela Watkins are in negotiations to join the film as well.  Based on Daniel Pearle’s celebrated Lincoln Center play, A Kid Like Jake was adapted for the big screen by Daniel Pearle and will be directed by Silas Howard, an award-winning fe...

Film Festivals Directors Annual Wine Tasting Party in Cannes

Filmfestivals.com: Bruno Chatelin, Animaze Festival: Laurie Gordon and The Estonian Film Institute request the pleasure of your company at our Annual Film Festivals Directors Wine Tasting Party in Cannes. May 24, 2017  5-7pm at Estonian Pavilion Village International.   You are cordially invited to reconnect and network at the Annual Festival Organizers Wine Tasting reception. Filmfestivals.com has established this fun networking event 10 years ago and has enjoyed the company of s...

Finnish Film Affair alumni in Cannes

    The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki by Juho Kuosmanen     You will be able to spot and watch several FFA alumni films at Marché du Film this year. We are proud to share some of them here with you: Tom of Finland by Dome Karukoski that had its international premieres in Göteborg and Tribeca (sales by Protagonist Pictures), The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki by Juho ...

UNITED IN DIVERSITY - The first 30 years of the European Film Academy and the European Film Awards

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Upon invitation by the Creative Europe MEDIA Sub-Programme of the EU, the European Film Academy will hold a presentation with EFA Chairwoman Agnieszka Holland in Cannes Sunday, 21 May at 17.30 hrs UNITED IN DIVERSITY - The first 30 years of the European Film Academy and the European Film Awards @ Creative Europe MEDIA stand, International Village, European Pavilion 121 (Cannes)   ...
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