Interview of Sabine Azema, president of the camera d'or jury.
Press Conference with Elie Dagher from Lebanon, Cannes 2015, Short Film Winner for Wave 98
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Masterclas by Acclaimed creator, Guillermo García Carsi
Guillermo García Carsi will talk about creation and character design according to his particular style where the key is not only the visual part, but also specially building the personalities of the characters.
His creative process will be explained in detail, from his influences to practical examples. Creator and director of the internationally popular series "Pocoyo" - Cristal...
Interview with children's writer, scriptwriter, member of the jury of the International Children’s Television Festival “Dytiatko”
If it was up to me I would introduce animation lesson in every school at least for six months or a year just like a compulsory Physical Education lesson. Sport develops body, animation creates an individual. What does a child face while creating a one-minute film? A child faces creation of a whole world where a story takes place, analysis of its...
Director, Production, USA
Journalist, Film Critic, France
Director, Journalist, Spain
Niki Lindroth Von Bahr
The Seattle International Film Festival, the largest and most highly attended festival in the United States, announced today that Seattle artist Piper O'Neill has been commissioned to create the Golden Space Needle Awards statue for the third year.
A Seattle-based artist, O'Neill boasts an impressive and diverse body of work ranging from neon installations to large inflatable public sculptures.
For the past 30 years, SIFF has celebrated its most popular films and film...
42nd Telluride Film Festival presented by National Film Preserve LTD., proudly announces illustrator Laurent Durieux as its 2015 poster artist. Telluride Film Festival’s prestigious annual gathering for film industry insiders, cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and critics takes place every Labor Day weekend in the picturesque town of Telluride, Colorado. The 42nd edition of TFF will run September 4 – 7, 2015.
Laurent Durieux was born in 1970 in Waterloo, 20 km from Brussels in ...
IFFLA alumni at Cannes 2015
MASAAN, AMY and more
A number of Indian films -- and IFFLA alumni -- made a strong impression this year at the recently wrapped Cannes Film Festival. Neeraj Ghaywan's MASAAN, a gritty drama shot in Benaras by Avinash Arun and starring Shweta Tripathi, bowed in the Un ...
Justin Daly celebrating the work of his grandmother Ingrid Bergman in Cannes on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of her birth.
Pictured here with Bruno Chatelin.
Academy Award winner John Lasseter, the chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios and principal creative advisor for Walt Disney Imagineering, at the Academy event "The New Audience: Moviegoing in a Connected World."
BROAD GREEN PICTURES HIRES GAIL HEANEY AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, MEDIA
Broad Green Pictures announced today the hiring of Gail Heaney as Executive Vice President of Media. In her new role, she will be responsible for innovative marketing solutions and media strategies for all Theatrical, VOD and Home Entertainment releases across all platforms.
“Gail brings such incredible experience and energy to the company," said Gabriel Hammond, CEO of Broad Green Pictures, an...
French actor Vincent Lindon wins the Best Actor award for his leading role in Stéphane Brizé's drama THE MEASURE OF A MAN.
Lindon (Welcome, For Her) stars as a working-class man struggling with unemployment and then, facing a difficult moral choice as a security guard in a supermarket.
Previous films directed by Brizé include Mademoiselle Chambon (25 territories sold) and A Few Hours of Spring, also starring Vincent Lindon.
THE MEASURE OF A MAN is produced by No...
Tropfest, the world’s largest short film festival, and NPS MedicineWise are pleased to announce a stellar judging panel for #savethescript—the industry-first short film competition created to help raise awareness and fight antibiotic resistance this cold and flu season.
NPS MedicineWise and Tropfest have partnered to encourage creative individuals or groups to help spread a vital health message to Australians that, through misuse and overuse, antibiotics are losing their pow...
Interview of Thierry Frémaux by Sophie Soulignac.
HP is holding at the Hotel Majestic an exclusive presentation with DreamWorks Animation’s Kate Swanborg, Head of Technology Communications and Strategic Alliances.
Kate will deliver a behind-the-scenes look at the technology needed to create a world-class, CG animated movie. She will reveal how DreamWorks Animation’s award-winning engineers, filmmakers and artists use HP solutions to create the flying dragons and kung fu fighting pandas in its award-winning films.
What: HP Prese...
At the biggest film market in the world, which is held within the framework of the Cannes Film Festival, Arab star Hend Sabry has announced the establishment of a new production company,Salam PROD., which will reveal its first slate of projects at a later date.
Hend commented on the news by saying, "I created Salam PROD. in order to produce projects I have always dreamt of, without having to commit to a certain number of annual proj...
Photos Credit: The American Pavilion 2015, Eric Ita
SUNDAY, MAY 17 TimesTalks Presented: SALMA HAYEK
Oscar-nominated actress-producer Salma Hayek (“Frida,” “Puss in Boots,” “After the Sunset”) talked about her role in director Matteo Garrone’s “The Tale of Tales,” opening at the festival and her animated film “Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet,” which screened at Cannes last year and is opening this su...
After many successful Egyptian film productions over the last decade, Film Clinic has announced its collaboration with Fortress Capital Investments in Dubai to establish an Emirati production company named Fortress Film Clinic. The announcement was made at this year's Cannes Film Festival, which will continue until 24 May 2015.
Fortress Film Clinic was established in Dubai at the beginning of 2015 and will now collaborate with other production companies to produce, develop, an...
L-R - Panelists Lord David Puttnam, Olivier Mille, Michael Ryan, Anders Kjaerhauge and Jaume Roures
Selection of quotes from the panel discussion on the impact of the European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy on Europe’s film and audiovisual sector.
Talking Points / Quotes from Panellists:
Lord David Puttnam (producer of award-winning films including The Mission, The Killing Fields and Chariots of Fire)
“This is a political argument tha...
TV and commissioned films
Graduation films and Off-Limits short films
The jury members will have the delicate task of choosing among the competing films and bestowing 18 official awards, including the Cristal for short films and the Cristal for feature films.
Check out the jury members for Annecy 2015.