Howard J Ford's Child Abduction Thriller ‘NEVER LET GO’ has its market Premiere in Cannes
Howard J Ford's (Director/Producer Co-Writer of 'The Dead 1 & 2') latest epic NEVER LET GO. Shot in Morocco, Spain and the US, the film tells the story of Lisa, a single mother (played by Angela Dixon) who takes the law into her own hands to get back her abducted child.
The completed film will have its Market Debut Monday 18th May, 5.30 PM at Olympia cinema, ...
RED SEA MEDIA comes to cannes with a new slate of films is DAWN PATROL starring Scott Eastwood. Eastwood is the new star of the Nicholas Sparks' adaptation, THE LONGEST RIDE.
New Cinando Progressive Download Invitations go live
After the success of the pure streaming invitations used until now, Cinando is launching the new progressive download invitations that offer a superior viewing quality. Used by most of the VOD platforms, such as Vimeo and Youtube, the progressive download technology is highly renowned for providing a smooth viewing experience and being supported on a large number of devices. Cinando also introduces a new option of HD viewing in addi...
| May 15, 2015 | InterContinental Carlton Hotel |
Winston Baker will host its annual international program during the 68th Festival de Cannes at the prestigious Carlton Hotel located on the Boulevard de la Croisette. This particular forum will be a half-day program on the afternoon of May 15, 2015 geared towards global strategies for financing films, mitigating risk, aligning interests with partners worldwide, and identifying viable distributi...
Emmanuelle Bercot will open Cannes with her film La Tête Haute - Standing Tall, she will also be the lead actress in My King Mon Roi by Maïwenn.
LA TÊTE HAUTE
Out of Competition
Since 2011 the International Uranium Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro awards its "Yellow Oscar" to the best nuclear films of the festival. Now April 25, 2015, the festival will honour the winners of the 5th International UraniumFilm Festival in Quebec-City. Here is the list (pdf) with all awarded films until 2014. www.uraniumfilmfestival.org
Canadian premiere - The 5th edition of the International Uranium Film Festival will be held in Quebec City from April 15 to 25, 2015
The International Uranium Film Festival will be held in Quebec City this year from April 15 to 25. Over 50 films about the nuclear age will be screened throughout the ten-day festival at the Concorde Hotel on Grande Allée. Opening night festivities on April 15 promise to be vibrant, with a spectacular circus performance, surprise cocktails and various ura...
Film d’animation on a remix of Cannes musical theme "Le Carnaval des animaux" by Camille Saint-Saëns, with an arrangement conceived by two swedish musicians, Patrik Andersson and Andreas Söderström.
For the poster of its 54th edition, La Semaine de la Critique found inspiration in a still from Breathe, second feature film directed by Mélanie Laurent and part of last year’s selection. Lively, bold, freed of all constraint, the heroine played by the actress Lou de Laâge, embodies the breath of fresh air carried by emerging talents. The poster was designed by the Parisian agency “Les bons faiseurs“ from a photograph by Jérôme Plon.
Montreal International Animation Film festival, The Ryan Larkin Foundation and filmfestivals.com
Proudly Present THE ANIMATION DAY IN CANNES - May 15th, 2015 1st edition.
Ever wondered why Animation was only present in Cannes when Pixar, Fox, or Walt Disney...mega Blockbusters had summer releases and a Cannes Launch platform.
The great variety of voices in Animation deserve to be heard loud and clear. We have decided to showcase some of the most innovative shorts films. The...
Exciting news come early morning today for the festival world, as Cannes Film Festival confirms that jury presidents for the upcoming 68th edition in May will be the Coen brothers.
Joel and Ethan Coen have presented their work many times before at Cannes IFF, but now declare estremely honoured as they "have never been presidents in anything" - as the brothers said.
Cannes Film Festival's president Pierre Lescure and general delegate Thierry Frémaux invited th...
REVIEW:Party girlby Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger, Samuel Theis / France-Un CertainRegard
Three young directorsportray the life of Angelique-a girl that likes to party,agirl that adores life.
In anunusual social realist drama with touches of documentary,the firstof the three directorsSamuel Theissets a close-up onhis mother Angelique Litzenburger,rewinding her life andcreating a web of memories mixed with a certain dose of fiction. With mostof the cast actingreal-life, the lines between r...
REVIEW: The captive by Atom Egoyan, Canada – 67e Festival De Cannes Competition
The master of psychological thrillers Atom Egoyan returns to the Croisette with a rather stiffand mostly predictable story based on true events from his native Canada.
The Captivetakes us to an undisturbed, rather boring small community living around theNiagara Falls. The idyllic atmosphere is smashed ina moment when the nine year oldCassandra disappears without any trace from the back seat of her father&rs...
The 4th edition of Rio's International Uranium Film Festival has honored the year’s winners during an awarding ceremony at the Modern Art Museum Cinemateque. 13 “atomic” documentaries and movies from 11 countries - Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Poland, Turkey, UK, and Ukraine - received five Yellow Oscars and eight Special Recognitions. The International Uranium Film Festival Rio de Janeiro is dedicated to all films about nuclear power, ...
Directed by : Andrey ZVYAGINTSEV
Country: RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Duration: 141.00 minutes
"Leviathan" is a modern day retelling of the Biblical story of Jobs set in contemporary Russia. Kolia lives in a small town near the Barents Sea, in North Russia. He has his own auto-repair shop. His shop stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya and his son from a previous marriage Romka.
Vadim Sergeyich, the Mayor of the town, wants to take away his ...
Directed by : Olivier ASSAYAS
Duration: 123.00 minutes
At the peak of her international career, Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche) is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years ago. But back then she played the role of Sigrid, an alluring young girl who disarms and eventually drives her boss Helena to suicide. Now she is being asked to step into the other role, that of the older Helena.
She departs with her assistant (Kristen Stewa...
Directed by : Xavier DOLAN
Duration: 134.00 minutes
A widowed single mom finds herself burdened with the full-time custody of her explosive 15-year-old ADHD son. As they try to make ends meet and struggle with their impetuous and unpredictable ménage, the new girl across the street, Kyla, benevolently offers needed support. Together, they find a new sense of balance, and hope is regained.
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Directed by : Ken LOACH
Country: UNITED KINGDOM, IRELAND, FRANCE
Duration: 106.00 minutes
In 1921, Jimmy Gralton's sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in Ireland, where young people could come to learn, to argue, to dream... but above all to dance and have fun. JIMMY'S HALL celebrates the spirit of these free-thinkers.
The following is a list of films featured in the Non-Competition Categories: Un Certain Regard, La Quinzaine des Realisateurs, and Semaine de la Critique.
Un Certain Regard
Charlie's Company:Blackfella Charlie is out of sorts. The intervention is making life more difficult on his remote community, what with the proper policing of whitefella laws now. So Charlie takes off, to live the old way, but in so doing sets off a chain of events in his life that has him return to his communit...
Studio Ghibli's latest film, The Tale of Princess Kaguya, premiered at Cannes today at the Quinzaine des Realisateurs, although it has already been releashed for months in Japan. Studio Ghibli is most well known for founder Hayao Miyazaki, but this latest feature comes from Miyazaki's co-founder and good friend Isao Takahata (the two often worked in parallel). Representatives from Disney France were there to introduce the film on his behalf (Disney France has been distribut...
CannesWrap magazine, one of the daily publications popular in the Marche du Film at Cannes, published an article earlier this week regarding the oversaturated international market of films, making buyers wary of "writing big checks." It is clear by walking through the Marche du Film that suppliers of movies are much more numerous than those willing to buy them. As well, given the recent string of international flops, such as Vampire Academy and Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, buyers...