This year, the Annecy Festival has chosen to present Didier Brunner with the Honorary Cristal. Founder of Les Armateurs production studio and currently at the helm of Folivari, he’s known for producing poetic animation sensations.
After studying Theatre at the Sorbonne in Paris, he started working in film as a director’s assistant, then as a director. He then created the Trans Europe Film company, where he produced the series Des Chats amongst others. In 199...
By Maria Esteves – May 26, 2016
The 61st Annual 2016 OBIE Awards honoring Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway theater exceptional achievements of 2015-2016, hosted by two-time OBIE host and OBIE winning actress Lea Delaria (1998 OBIE recipient, On The Town) was held at the historic Webster Hall ballroom, New York, Monday, May 23, 7:00 pm. GUARDS AT THE TAJ received two OBIES including Best New American Play, TAMARA TUNIE received an OBIE for her Performance in Familiar; and Lifetime Achiev...
Oscar-nominated director Felix van Groeningen ("The Broken Circle Breakdown") is the mentor for FUTURE FRAMES 2016
Please click here to watch the new FUTURE FRAMES Trailer 2016 presenting the work of the ten young filmmakers
European Film Promotion and the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival are thrilled to announce that the acclaimed Belgian director Felix van Groeningen - fresh from receiving the Directing Award: World Ci...
The 69th Festival del film Locarno will pay homage to German actor Mario Adorf, honoring him with this year’s Pardo alla carriera. The award ties in with the 2016 Retrospective on film in the early years of the Federal Republic of Germany after World War II (1949 – 1963), but is also a tribute to his extraordinary range of performances across a career stretching over more than sixty years.
Born in 1930, Mario Adorf is one of the best known German screen...
American producer and executive David Linde will receive the Premio Raimondo Rezzonico at the upcoming 2016 Festival del film Locarno, an award known as a key industry tribute dedicated to the world’s most significant independent film producers. Previous award recipients include Arnon Milchan, Mike Medavoy, Christine Vachon and Margaret Ménégoz. Linde’s remarkable contributions to the making of dozens of international successes in his capacity as a production, acquisi...
Since 1997 Religion Today has been the foremost international and itinerant film festival dedicated to Cinema and Religions for a culture of peace and dialogue between faiths, cultures, peoples and individuals.
It promotes a journey “exploring the differences”, both in religious practices and beliefs and in cinematic styles and languages, towards a mutual enrichment through reciprocal knowledge and comparison.
Together with the world cinema competition, ope...
By: Maria Esteves – May 26, 2016
The 61st Annual 2016 OBIE Awards honoring Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway theater exceptional achievements of 2015-2016, by two-time OBIE host and OBIE winning actress Lea Delaria (1998 OBIE recipient, On The Town) was held at the historic Webster Hall ballroom, New York, Monday, May 23, 7:00 pm. This year’s award presenters were Kate Burton, Colman Domingo, Tovah Feldshuh, Savion Glover, Danai Gurira, Natasha Katz, Lisa Kron, Norm Lewis, Willi...
Susan Sarandon et Geena Davis
69ème Festival de Cannes - Women in Motion Awards Vittorio Zunino Celotto / Getty Images pour Kering
∞ Organised by Kering and the Fes...
Moderated by Jeremy Kay
Navigating the Co-Production Matrix
- What structures are emerging to get cross-border deals done?
- How to identify the right partners in an international marketplace
- What are the best incentives in 2016?
- Cross border issues & solutions
- Dealing with distribution rights
Moderator: Joseph Chianese, Executive Vice President, EP Financial Solutions
Panelists: Robert Ogden Barnum, Founding Partner and Producer, Fortitude International
Emilie Blezat, Hea...
Ayman Jamal talks to camera of EICAR - Ecran Total during Cannes: describing his ambitions on Bilal and future projects.
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
Bilal Making of the battle scene
Ayman Jamal presenting the epic battle scene
The Shonku Diaries - A Unicorn Adventure
APES (virtual reality project, 180º version)
East End &n...
European Cinema: MAKING WAVES DOWN UNDER
WILD by Nicolette Krebitz (Germany)
European Film Promotion has launched a new initiative. For the first time, EFP, the Sydney Film Festival and Variety have joined forces to initiate European Cinema: 10 Women Filmmakers to Watch presenting ten exceptional European women storytellers. All films come fresh from their premieres at A-list festivals around the globe, some of them having been in co...
Actress Mahtab Keramati and Director of her New Film Hassan Akhondpour - Baher Her Mind
“Cannes being the heart of the world film industry, the Marché offers interested investors the opportunity of not only experiencing the festival but also helps them understand the key mechanisms of the industry by offering clues for successful film financing deals”, says Jérôme Paillard.
After an effective launch in 2015, the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes presented the second edition of the Cannes Investors Club, an exclusive film fi...
GAEL GARCIA BERNAL, at 69th Cannes Festival by Leopoldo Soto
Photo Leopoldo Sotto
Iranian Actress Mahtab Keramati and Director Hassan Akhondpour came to Cannes with their new short film, Baher Her Dream which had its World Premiere in the Market May 19 Palais H
Director Hassan Akhondpour
A young woman thinks her husband has an affair with another woman. To find out the truth, she does some things that make her suspicious and doubtful. Due to mysterious events in the past and now, her mind becomes delusional...
Actress KATE HUDSON looked stunning at The Harmonist Party wearing the Atelier Swarovski Cosmic bag in metallic pink, the Mira earrings in silver and Kalix spiral ring in crystal moonlight.
credit: Atelier Swarovski.
About Atelier Swarovski
Since launching in Autumn/Winter 2007, luxury crystal accessories line Atelier Swarovski has collaborated with some 60 of the world’s leading designers from a range of creative fields inclu...
10.00 - 10.45 am
Location: Salon La Renaissance
VR, Immersive Experiences, Dome, VR: what’s the financial model?
Michel Reilhac, Melange VR expert, VR curator for Marché du Film Pavillon NEXT
Laurie Gordon, Director of Montreal International Animation Film Festival (August 18 -21, 2016)
Ana Serano, CFC X Media Lab & think tank
George Snow VR Artist inroducing APES in Cannes
Martin is a coordinator at Animation Day in Cannes since the first edition.
Ayman Jamal with Jonathan Wolf who runs AFM
Ayman Speaking at the prestigious Film Finance Forum May 13
A few movie tickets...Red Carpet magic for Ayman Jamal
Reginald de Guillebon, publisher of Film Français talking animation business at La Potinière hotspot for the magazine for the past 30 years? At least that is how many times I have seen Film Français in Cannes.
Michel Abouchahla, publisher of Ecran Total, Ayman Jamal...
Great team, and a special Bravo to the very talented Florian Parisot who shot, filmed, and wore the Riders's costume: true one man band!
By Maria Esteves – May 18, 2016
The 2nd Annual Blockchain Technology Summit (Consensus NY 2016) commenced May 2-4, at the New York Marriott Marquis. Presented by CoinDesk in collaboration with Digital Currency Group, Consensus is an annual global conference where industry leaders from financial services, government, healthcare and supply chain management converge on the new Internet layer called Blockchain technology (decentralized database) and the world of digital currency. This yea...