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Saturday 18 May at NEXT - Efe Cakarel & Anurag Kashyap on stage, Wallimage and Telefilm Canada talks

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Free event open to all! Would you like to participate in one or more of the events organized as part of Positive Film Week? All events are free but registration is necessary to access and reserve your place. We cannot wait to welcome you! Check some trailer excerpts.
 
 

Do not miss the Discount registration at Cannes Film Finance Forum and Immersive Summit May 17

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International Film Finance Forum & Immersive Summit | May 17, 2019 • Intercontinental Carlton Hotel | View in your browser    
On May 17th, hear from the founders and high level executives at STXinternational, Cloudlight Entertainment, Solstice Studios, Anton, Three Point Capital, See-Saw Films, Arclight Films, ICM Partners, Voltage Pictures, Secret Cinema, and more!  Register with code FEST21 and save ! and join leading visionaries in the world of film finance, co-production, risk mitigation, and foreign sales. Our event will take place on May 17th at the Carlton Ballroom on the Croisette.
 
 

Better Wold Forum returns to Cannes with The Ocean Impact Day May 18

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In Cannes The MBWF Declares the 18th of May as "Ocean Impact Day" to raize global awareness about the health of our Oceans.

United Arab Emirates will be country of honor, with the presence of his excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed al Zeyoudi Minister of Climate Change and Environment.

Late Rob Stewart will receive an Ocean Conservationist Hero Award for his leagcy and his final film Sharkwater Extinction, Brian Sandy Stewart his parents and Patrice Theroux executive producer to receive the award. 

 


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Exclusive: The Dark Dance / La Danza Nera by Mauro John Capece previews trailer in Cannes

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LA DANZA NERA - THE DARK DANCE: A Thriller Noir Film by Mauro John Capece, Starring Corinna Coroneo, Franco Nero...
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The trailer will be revealed in Cannes May 21st 2019 from 10.30Am to 11.30AM  by invitation  Italian Pavillon - Salon Marta - Hotel Majestic

Two new features films from Summer Hills Films debut at Cannes

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Young Lance makes a new friend: a pint-sized, self-aware, crazy little dude: Baby Frankenstein. He enlists the help of Truth, the sassy girl-next-door, to protect his new friend from those that are hell-bent on capturing Baby Frankenstein for a huge reward. As the potential captors close in, Lance, Truth, and Baby Frankenstein must decide what they will risk for freedom.
Genre: Family, Fantasy.  See Trailer
Summer Hill Films is a U.S. theatrical distributor and worldwide sales company with international and domestic appeal. In Cannes: 13-21 May, 2019 – Booth: Marina Club/Riviera H6.  Meet Ted Chalmers in Cannes.
 

First Cannes for young upcoming filmmaker Lina Yuchen Guan Li

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A dream is about living in a chaotic life but still insisting on hope. The Concert of Life  Drama 2019 Nicholas Plasko   SYNOPSIS A young boy who has a dream of being a conductor, but, harsh life, especially his needy family, forced him to face reality. It seems that there is no way he can make his dream come true. However, the dream already has been regarded as a symbol of his aspiration for goodliness.   Director Info and Background:  Lina Yu...
LUST FOR CONTROVERSY, written by Richard Spencer, America’s top celebrity editor, is currently featured in the 2019 Nice Film Market (it won Best Unproduced Screenplay). It’s the epic true story of French artist Gustave Courbet, who was called the most arrogant man in France, and, if he were alive today, would be insulted that a movie hasn’t already been made about him! Hear him counting at least five films for Van Gogh and about half a dozen for Coco ...
 

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The Marché Buzz: Day 4

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From Screening to Streaming The Cannes Film Festival is meant to be a platform to not only show movies to the public for the first time, but to enable the purchasing of film rights within the film market. Whether the films are documentaries shown in smaller theaters or those participating in competition, they have the chance to be purchased. The world of the festival and online viewing platforms have merged at this years festival with Amazon Studios acquiring the U.S. rights to Ladj Ly’...
 

Summer Hill Films Cannes Line-Up @ Marina Club H-6

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Summer Hill Films is a U.S. theatrical distributor and worldwide sales company with international and domestic appeal. Come See Us in Cannes! 13-21 May, 2019 – Booth: Marina Club/Riviera H6 Mobile: +1-623-476-9150 Meet Ted Chalmers in Cannes   

Press Lunch for The Better World Forum Initiative in Cannes

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Manuel Collas de la Roche under fire at the press reception for the launch of the Ocean Day Initiative in Cannes from Better World Forum The gala black tie diner scheduled to be held at 8pm at Martinez with a silent auctionand many surprises. In Cannes The MBWF Declares the 18th of May as "Ocean Impact Day" to raize global awareness about the health of our Oceans. United Arab Emirates will be country of honor, with the presence of his excellency Dr Thani bin A...
 

Cheryl Halpern returns to Festival de Cannes to be honoured and promote latest film for world peace

 
Award winning Filmmaker and Humanitarian Mrs. Cheryl Halpern will receive "The Generation In Action," Lady of the Year 2019 during Festival de Cannes on May 22nd at the American Pavilion and also screen her latest film Award Winning Director and Humanitarian Cheryl Halpern are proud to be included in the New Generation In Action's  AFI World Peace Initiative thematic programming during Festival de Cannes with the screening of her new documentary," Remembering: T...
 
 

WeAudition Holds Panel on the Future of Casting at the Member's Club in Cannes

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The audition landscape is shifting with the introduction of technology. The website WeAudition.com is trying to harness that to combine skype-like technology and the internet to help actors and directors/producers alike. Last night, there was a panel held at the Members Club in Cannes to discuss these changes and how they affect the industry. WeAudition's mission is to combine video chats and auditions because you can’t necessarily get the essence of an actor in a self tape...
 
 

Covert Media has picked up the horror thriller Celestial Blue, written and directed by the award-winning Zak Hilditch

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Covert Media has picked up the horror thriller Celestial Blue, written and directed by the award-winning Zak Hilditch (These Final Hours, 1922) and starring Alexandra Daddario (Baywatch, San Andreas, HBO’s “True Detective”), it was announced today by the company’s CEO Paul Hanson (Ophelia, District 9).   Set to start shooting in Q4 2019, Covert will finance, produce and handle worldwide sales for the film and will introduce the project to buyers in Cannes. Liz Ke...
 

Stigma Films announces THE SCORE, a heist musical featuring the music of actor-musician Johnny Flynn (starring)

 
UK production company Stigma Films has today announced THE SCORE, a heist musical featuring the music of actor-musician Johnny Flynn, who will also star.   Alongside Flynn (Beast), Connor Swindells (Sex Education), Naomi Ackie (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker) and Antonia Thomas (Sunshine in Leith) round out the lead cast.   The film is written and directed by Malachi Smyth (Gateway 6).   Two small time crooks drive to a secluded cafe for a big ‘score’. While Tr...
 

Voltage Pictures starts international sales for LANSKY starring Harvey Keitel, Emory Cohen, Sam Worthington and Austin Stowell

 
Voltage Pictures has boarded international sales on Eytan Rockaway’s (The Abandoned) upcoming biopic Lansky starring Harvey Keitel and Emory Cohen playing the infamous gangster Meyer Lansky, the Bugsy Siegel contemporary, at various stages of his life it was announced today by company President and COO Jonathan Deckter. Sam Worthington and Austin Stowell are also set to star. Alexandra Daddario and Tony Danza are in talks to join the all-star cast.   Rockaway wrote the script, from ...
 
 

Pakistan is appearing at Cannes 2019…

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Durj (THE CASKET) A film by Shamoon Abbasi, an Italian-born Pakistani filmmaker is making its way to Cannes. The film is wrapped in a mystery, and through this mystery it deals with a serious issue of cannibalism in Pakistan.
The film is based on the true events of two brothers who were caught red-handed eating human flesh of dead people burried in the grave yard. They were arrest...
 

Fashion and Film in Luca Guadagnino's newest short "The Staggering Girl"

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After his success with his Oscar-nominated film Call Me By Your Name in 2018, and the premiere of his latest film Suspiria, Luca Guadagnino comes to Cannes to premiere his short film “The Staggering Girl” starring Julianne Moore. This film was in collaboration with an Italian fashion designer, Valentino. Guadagnino stated that he “sourced the ideas from fashion to make a movie”. He wanted to “play with the idea of dreams and stream of consciousness”. W...
 

Rocketman or Bohemian Rhapsody 2?

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Rocketman or Bohemian Rhapsody 2? Rocketman screened at Cannes in the out of competition segment of the festival last night (May 16).  Rocketman plays out almost exactly the same way Bohemian Rhapsody does, leading some to believe Freddy Mercury and Elton John lived the same life. However, Rocketman does a better job at combining the music into the film to further plot so it actually comes off as more of a stage musical. The movie was thoroughly entertaining, and you never know, it ...
 
 

VIDEO: Norwegian Lunch with upcoming filmmakers in Cannes

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May 16 1pm at the Scandinavian terrace     ...
 

VIDEO: Ampav panel - Breaking through together: connecting emergent voices, creating alliances, transforming structures.

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Sponsored by Lizzy Bentley of Marginalia Media and Tim Disney of Uncommon Productions. This conversation held at Amzerican Pavilion May 17, 4-5pm focuses on sharing strategies and creating alliances among non-traditional filmmakers, curators and industry thought leaders. Marianne Khoury, (Egypt, Director/Producer) The Times of Laura, Women Who Love Cinema and Zelal. Currently finishing feature, Ehkeely Rose Kuo, (USA/China, curator), Founder of Festworks, former Executive Direc...
 
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John Carpenter's Masterclass at Quinzaine's Opening

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This year to open the Quinzaine in Cannes, John Carpenter was interviewed for a Masterclass. Later today he will be honored with the Carosse d'Or award. Watch the clip below to hear what he has to say about politics, filmmaking, and Twitter trolls:     ...
 
 

Filmfestivals.com named Best Festival Strategist 2019 - France & Recognised Leaders in Film Marketing Consulting Services

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Film Festivals.com Best Festival Strategist 2019 - France & Recognised Leaders in Film Marketing Consulting Services - France 2019     Acquisition International Magazine have announced the winners of the 2019 Business Excellence Awards. In these times of financial and economic up...

 

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