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VIDEO Recording of the Cannes Workshop & 3rd Cohort Applications

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In case you missed it, we would like to share the recording of our workshop which took place at Marché du Film in a collaboration with Cannes Next: https://player.vimeo.com/video/570954719 During the workshop, we have also announced the call for our 3rd cohort providing AI support to the selected movie producers for a duration of 6 months with the support and compensations of our partner institutions and associations.  If you are interested in experimenting AI...
 

The Jury has announced the winners of the 24th Cinéfondation Selection

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The Short Films and Cinéfondation Jury comprised of Sameh Alaa, Kaouther Ben Hania, Carlos Muguiro, Tuva Novotny, Nicolas Pariser and Alice Winocour, has awarded the 2021 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of the winning films. The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 17 student films, chosen out of 1835 entries coming from 490 film schools around the world.        ...
 

VIDEO: Women In Motion Awards 2021 - Ceremony and ambiance

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Celebrating women in the film industry with Women In Motion and Cannes Film Festival. Photo : @anthonyghnassia ...
 

 

Frontières Market: Additional Projects Announcement | Dévoilement de projets additionnels

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  FRONTIERES CO-PRODUCTION MARKET ANNOUNCES FROM OUR DARK SIDE AND SHORTS TO FEATURES PROJECTS    We are thrilled to announce the selection of five projects for the From Our Dark Side section (formerly known as Created by Women), an incubator organized by Women in Film and Television Vancouver for Canadian female writer-directors.  The Shorts to Features section is designed to give Canadian filmmakers the oppor...
 

 

Cannes Daily Screening Program July 15th

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    Daily Screening Program   YOU'RE IN CANNES | Check the Screenings Schedule on Cinando: you can filter on onsite/online screenings. From 14 to 16 July, enjoy exclusive Reruns of the Official...
 
 

Successful 5th edition of the Better World Fund took place in Cannes on Monday July 12th.

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  Kiera Chaplin, Barry Alexander Brown, and his trophy, Manuel Collas de La Roche Kiera Chaplin, Michel Moawad, Manuel Collas de La Roche, Marcelo Vieira, Clarice Alves reception at the 3.14 beach  photo credit Stéphane Gendre    Dr. Okyere Darko-Mensah This endowment fund created for women's rights, education, children and the preservation of the oceans takes advantage of major international festivals to ensure that cinematographic art is us...
 

 

 

Winners of the 19th UniFrance Short Film Awards

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Version:       Jonathan Koulavsky, has won the 2021 Solarium by Alice Bloch (Horacio by Edwina Liard – Ikki Films) – Coproducer: Innervision) GRAND ACTION PRIZE & RTBF PRIZE Caroline Brami & Carine Ruszniewski (de films en aiguille) MOVISTAR+ PRIZE Sandrine Stoïanov & Jérôme Barthélemy & Caïmans Productions) BE TV PRIZE Martin Soudan – Producer: Adrien Guillon Verne (The Wo...
 

 

Today Doc Alliance announced the winners of the 2021 Doc Alliance Award

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Today Doc Alliance announced the winners of the 2021 Doc Alliance Awards, one short film & one feature film chosen from the titles nominated by each of the seven festival members. Congratulations to the two winners!         ...
 

 

UniFrance at the 74th Festival de Cannes

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Version:        Cannes from July 6 through 16 at two locations: the UniFrance Terrace and the UniFrance stand, within the Marché du Film. Export professionals, French film teams at Cannes (all sections included), and the international press will be welcomed there. Numerous events will also take places in these sites. THE PLACES The UniFrance Terrace in Cannes, a special venue at the service of French cinema on the international scen...
 

Exclusive: Better World Fund “ETHICAL GOLD” at the 74th Cannes film festival Honoring Barry Alexander Brown & Spike Lee July 12

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Better World Fund “ETHICAL GOLD” AT THE 74TH CANNES FILM FESTIVAL Honoring Barry Alexander Brown and Spike Lee July 12th 2021     Better World Fund takes part at the Cannes Film Festival for the fifth year in a row with a full day event on July 12th 2021. Created to respond to a humanitarian impulse coming from a society in need of authenticity and truth, Better World Fund shares the mission for positive environmental, economic and soc...
 

 

 

Marché du Film launches Doc Day: 13 July

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The Marché du Film is delighted to invite you to Doc Day, a very special, all-day-long celebration of the craft of documentary filmmaking! Entrance with Marché, Festival & Press badges   ...
 

 

Cannes Daily Screening Program Saturday July 13

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Daily Screening Program   YOU'RE IN CANNES | Check the Screenings Schedule on Cinando: you can filter on onsite/online screenings. ...
 

 

 

Movie that Matter Awards will be handed to The Sound of Us and Enough Lebanon's Darkest Hour during the Better World Fund Gala

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  Two films will be honoured at the Better World Fund Gala reception in Cannes, July 12, with the filmfestivals.com  "Movie that Matter Award". The filmmakers in attendance will receive a trophy designed by french artist PAB.   ENOUGH Lebanon's Darkest Hour Documentary by Daizy Gedeon - second feature documentary Australia  june 2021 90 minutes Cannes Premiere July 13 PALAIS H 11.30 AM   ENOUGH! Lebanon’s Darkest Hour follows ...
 

 

 

Cannes Daily Screening Program Saturday July 12

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       Daily Screening Program   YOU'RE IN CANNES | Check the Screenings Schedule on Cin...
 

Cannes Daily Screening Program Saturday July 11

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  Daily Screening Program   YOU'RE IN CANNES | Check the Screening Schedule on Cinando: you can filter on onsite/online screenings. Check Screenings Schedule   YOU'RE ONLINE | Discover the Online Screening Schedule directly on marchedufilm.online. Explore the schedule and add screenings to your online agenda! Check Online Screenings Schedule   Screenings have different viewing rights (bu...
 

Producers on the Move in Cannes

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Producers on the Move 2021 in Cannes: from left: Beata Rzezniczek (Poland), Bianca Oana (Romania), Nikolay Mutafchiev (Bulgaria), Andraž Jerič (Slovenia), Tathiani Sacilotto (Portugal), Annabella Nezri (Belgium), Iris Otten (The Netherlands), Gary Cranner (Norway); sitting: Bojan Kanjera (Croatia), Kasper Dissing (Denmark), Sarah Born (Switzerland). Not pictured Jean-Christophe Reymond (France), Marica Stocchi (Italy), Clara Nieto (Spain), Nima Yousefi (Sweden), Marek Novák (Czech Rep...
 

 

Marché du Film Conferences Line Up 11 & 12 July

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 Conferences Line-up   Sunday 11 July . 10:00-11:00 | Cannes Next with CastingForm | Discover the Future of Casting and Talent Representation   Palais Stage (Palais -1) See More Details . 12:00-13:00 | Cannes Next with White Rabbit | Reinventing Streaming  Main Stage (Lérins) See More Details . 15:30-16:00 | Cannes Next with TIXTER | A Win-win Fintech Business for the Movie Industry Palais Stag...
 

 

 

 

Cannes Daily Screening Program Saturday July10

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  YOU'RE IN CANNES | Check the Screening Schedule on Cinando: you can filter on onsite/online screenings. ...
 

 

 

Cannes Casting and Kat Mansoor on Cows! New Andrea Arnold take Nesta @ We Are UK Film 9th July

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This is a big’un ! Unpredictable opening with two sets of massive opening eyes as “Cows“ brings Cannes casting to new pastures, far afield in England. A primarily green documentary shoot with animals raging on screen and the cinematographer Magda going about trying to capture animals and their instinct. Award wining director Andrea Arnold and producer Kat Mansoor have taken a steady 8 years after the first pitch to land the film in classic Arnie style on The Red Carpet tonight...

Le Marché du Film 2021: whats s new... a video chat with Jérôme Paillard

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Bruno Chatelin, filmfestivals.com co founder, spoke with the Market Director Jérôme Paillard to run through its different new features. With the Online Pre-Cannes Screenings starting June 21 for 5 days of screenings for buyers and festivals only. And new features during the Marché July 6 to 15 ... 
 
 

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French Riviera Film Festival 2021 (virtual) Awards Ceremony - Winners announced

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                  The winners are in ...CONGRATULATIONS! Thank you to our special award recipients George Chakiris, Caroline Lagerfelt and Eric Roberts, and o...
 

 

Cannes Clip Premiere - Gaspar Noé's VORTEX - World Premiere in Cannes

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    VORTEX Directed by Gaspar Noé (Climax, Enter the Void) has its World Premiere in Cannes “Life is a short party that will soon be forgotten.”   Director: Gaspar Noé Cast: Dario Argento, Françoise Lebrun, Alex Lutz Sales: Wild Bunch             CANNES SCREENINGS ...
 

 

Review of the 7th edition of Women In Motion at the 74th Festival de Cannes

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Yamina Benguigui, Lou Doillon, Jodie Turner-Smith, Tilda Swinton and Regina King shared their experiences and views of women’s representation in the film industry during a fascinating set of conversations. A new series of podcasts recorded in the Women In Motion studio with leading women in cinema will be available soon. On Sunday July 11, the Women In Motion award was presented to the campaigning actress, producer and director Salma Hayek, while the Young Talent Award was given to Aust...
 

 

Abramorama Adds 9 Films to Artinii.Pro Global Blockchain Powered Theatrical Delivery Service

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  ABRAMORAMA ADDS 9 FILMS TO ARTINII.PRO GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN POWERED THEATRICAL DELIVERY SERVICE   Amir Bar Lev’s Grateful Dead Epic Long Strange Trip And 8 Additional Impact Documentaries Added      Abramorama announced today that they have added 9 feature length documentary films, including Amir Bar Lev’s Long Strange Trip, Graham Shelby’s The City of Ali, Jonathan Gruber’s Upheaval, Barbara Miller’s #Female Pleasure, Khyentse Norbu...
 

 

2021 Women In Motion Awards ceremony

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Kering and the Festival de Cannes had the pleasure of welcoming Spike Lee, Andrea Arnold, Maggie Gyllenhaal, JR, Catherine Corsini, Tahar Rahim, Mati Diop, Lou Doillon, Jodie Turner-Smith, Eva Husson and Mélanie Laurent to the official dinner of the 7th edition of Women In MotionIn the presence of the festival jury, François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kering, Pierre Lescure, President of the Festival de Cannes and Thierry Fr&ea...
 

 

Jan De Witte resigns as BARCO CEO

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Charles Beauduin and An Steegen are appointed as co-CEOs Kortrijk, Belgium, 16 July 2021, 19.00 hrs - Jan De Witte has decided to step down as CEO, with effect as from 1 September 2021. As CEO, Jan De Witte has played a crucial role in the turnaround of Barco since 2016. He has brought focus to the company, strengthened the leadership team, streamlined the portfolio towards a solutions strategy, strengthened the digital capabilities, and further internationalised and activated the...
 

 

NEON picks up U.S. rights to The Worst Person in The World from Norwegian writer-director Joachim Trier

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    The Romantic Comedy starring Renate Reinsve, Anders Danielsen Lie, Herbert Nordrum Premiered in Competition to Critical Acclaim at Cannes NEON announced today that it has acquired U.S. rights to The Worst Person in The World from Norwegian writer-director Joachim Trier (Reprise, Oslo, August 31st, Thelma).  The film marks the final part of Trier’s Oslo Trilogy, which started with Reprise in 2006 and continued wit...
 

 

Filmmaker Ella Manzheeva finds her voice in Cannes with vocal performance

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With cinema roaring back to life on this year’s Croisette, Cannes’ Cinéfondation opened its doors for their selection of promising talent in their L’Atelier program. In dozens of meetings with leading world sales agents and A-list festival programmers, filmmaker Ella Manzheeva found her voice - not only as a screenwriter/director.   During a special event in Cannes, she even performed several songs inspired by her narrative feature WHITE ROAD!, a modern myth abo...
 

 

 

VIDEO: Women In Motion Awards 2021 - Ceremony and ambiance

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Celebrating women in the film industry with Women In Motion and Cannes Film Festival. Photo : @anthonyghnassia ...
 

 

 

THE BODY FIGHTS BACK interview with director: Marian Vosumets

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By Emmanuel Itier Q: What inspired you to direct this documentary?   Marian: First of all I was fascinated by the anti-diet movement that is happening in the UK, or Australia or the U.S. For me coming from a small country like Estonia it had not been seen or heard of. Therefore, I was very taken and impressed by that. As well as being impressed by the people behind this movement. On top of this I have had years of disorder eating. T...
 

 

NEON announces their partnership with Direct Relief for its upcoming anthology feature, The Year of the Everlasting Storm

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NEON TO PARTNER WITH DIRECT RELIEF ON “THE YEAR OF THE EVERLASTING STORM” TO ADVANCE COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORTS WORLDWIDE   The NEON Original Production is making its World Premiere today at Cannes NEON announced today that they are partnering with Direct Relief for its upcoming anthology feature, The Year of the Everlasting Storm, and will donate to the organization's worldwide Covid-19 relief efforts. The film is making its World Premiere at the Cannes ...
 

 

 

Vesoul festival of asian cinemas in Cannes

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THE VESOUL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF ASIAN CINEMAS AT THE 74th CANNES FESTIVAL, COLLECTOR'S EDITION:   This 74th Cannes Film Festival will be that of a “collector's” edition, very different from previous editions, at the same time gentle, thanks to the great kindness of the reception staff, security, surveillance, and harsh because of the Covid epidemic. It is a great pleasure to meet in love with film culture, to see so many people with whom we have ma...
 

 

 

Japanese films in Cannes 2021

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East West Index 2021 researched the impact of Covid on circulation of docs estimated at minus 22%

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Fresh data from the East West Index 2021, which analyses the representation of different regions at documentary film festivals, was presented today during the debate Back to “Normal”? at Marché du Film / Cannes Docs, co-organised by the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival. East West Index 2021 Publish at Calameo The data collected at 14 European film festivals in 2020 and 2021 have shown that as a result of the pandemi...
 

 

 

 

 

Meet Riker Lynch in Cannes the man behind the Aliens (on Halloween)

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Riker Lynch, actor, singer, writer-director will be in Cannes July 11 - 17 and is happy to take meetings with producers, buyers, distributors, festival programmers, and fellow filmmakers. riker007@gmail.com @rikerlynch on Instagram WhatsApp or iMessage +1 720 670 0600 Riker has many film and TV credits including "Glee" and "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" on Netflix. He is a widely known around the world from 8 years of touring with the pop/rock band R5. He ...
 

 

Movie that Matter Awards will be handed to The Sound of Us and Enough Lebanon's Darkest Hour during the Better World Fund Gala

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  Two films will be honoured at the Better World Fund Gala reception in Cannes, July 12, with the filmfestivals.com  "Movie that Matter Award". The filmmakers in attendance will receive a trophy designed by french artist PAB.   ENOUGH Lebanon's Darkest Hour Documentary by Daizy Gedeon - second feature documentary Australia  june 2021 90 minutes Cannes Premiere July 13 PALAIS H 11.30 AM   ENOUGH! Lebanon’s Darkest Hour follows ...
 

 

Check out new films acquired by Summer Hill Films for Cannes 2021.

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      See Our New Films for Cannes! Check out new films acquired by Summer Hill Films for Cannes 2021. We are available to meet with you in person or online.  Please come see us in Cannes at Marche du Film (Riviera E2.).  To schedule an online meeting please click the Calendly link here:&nb...
 

 

 

 

 

Hive Filmworks! films in Cannes

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MARCHÉ DU FILM 6 - 15 JULY 2021 Schedule an online meeting with  Hive Filmworks!       MY SASSY GIRL &nb...
 

Red Sea International Film Festival has announced today that it will receive an additional $4 million to its Red Sea Fund

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Edouard Waintrop,Dora Bouchoucha,Gianluca Chakra Funding from Saudi Film Commission will support 40 additional films from Saudi and Arabic filmmakers Committees announced to select projects that will receive funding from the Red Sea Fund, now totalling $14 million The Red Sea International Film Festival has announced today that it will receive an additional $4 million to its Red Sea Fund from the Saudi Film Commission. The figure will support the development of 40 new compelling films...
 

 

 

Greek Films in Cannes 2021

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  GREEK CINEMA IN CANNES You will find us at the Greece Pavilion (#123, Riviera) from 6-16/07     ...
 

 

First look - New heist thriller BANDIT starring Josh Duhamel

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BANDIT - photo credit Jesse Korman From Highland Film Group: a first look photo of the new heist-thriller BANDIT featuring Josh Duhamel (Photo credit Jesse Korman) https://mab.to/cTVO1UUGc Status: In-Production Genre: Heist Thriller  Cast: Josh Duhamel, Mel Gibson, Elisha Cuthbert, Nestor Carbonell Writers: Kraig Wenman from a script based on author Robert Knuckle’s best-selling novel and journalist Ed Arnold’s interviews with Gilbert Galvan Jr, who li...
 

 

First look - New suspense thriller ASSAILANT starring Poppy Delevingne and Chad Michael Collins

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Status: Principal photography just wrapped on the Caribbean Island of Nevis Genre: Suspense/Thriller Cast: Poppy Delevingne (Twentieth Century Fox's Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Warner Bros' King Arthur: Legend of the Sword), Chad Michael Collins (MSR Media's One Year Off, Sony Pictures' Sniper), Casper Van Dien (Twentieth Century Fox's Alita: Battle Angel, Paramount Pictures' Sleepy Hollow), and Jeff Fahey (ABC's "...
 

BEST FOR FESTS Line Up in Cannes 2021

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Dear friends I wish you a great start to the Market and Festival in Cannes. Please take a brief moment to review the titles which I have curated for worldwide acquisition and Festival consideration. Email me to discuss and RSVP to the Market Premieres on July 13 Palais H 11.30 and 13.45 BRUNO CHATELIN brunochatelin@gmail.com DETAILS BELOW      ENOUGH Lebanon's Darkest Hour Documentary by Daisy Gedeon - second feature documentary Australia &nbs...
 
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Riker Lynch, actor, singer, writer-director will be in Cannes July 11 - 17 and is happy to take meetings with producers, buyers, distributors, festival programmers, and fellow filmmakers. riker007@gmail.com @rikerlynch on Instagram WhatsApp or iMessage +1 720 670 0600 Riker has many film and TV credits including "Glee" and "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" on Netflix. He is a widely known around the world from 8 years of touring with the pop/rock band R5. He ...
 

 

FESTIVAL DE CANNES IN FOCUS 

The 2021 Un Certain Regard winners' list

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PHOTO © Mathilde Gardel Refocused on the discovery of emerging filmmakers, the 2021 Un Certain Regard has offered twenty features in its competition. Six of them were first films that compete as well for the Caméra d'or. The opening film was Arthur Harari's Onoda - 10 000 nights in the jungle. Lead by the director and screenwriter Andrea Arnold, the Jury was made up of the director and screenwriter Mounia Meddour, the actress Elsa Zylberstein, the dire...
 

 

La Semaine de la Critique announces the Awards winners

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  Les lauréats et le Jury de la 60e Semaine de la Critique The winners and the jury of the 60th Semaine de la Critique   ...
 

 

7 Short Films selected for the 60th Semaine de la Critique are now on Festival Scope

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    Sur Festival Scope | Du 15 au 21 juillet  On Festival Scope | From July 15 to 21 ...
 

 

The Cannes Jury has announced the winners of the 24th Cinéfondation Selection

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© Mathilde Gardel The Short Films and Cinéfondation Jury comprised of Sameh Alaa, Kaouther Ben Hania, Carlos Muguiro, Tuva Novotny, Nicolas Pariser and Alice Winocour, has awarded the 2021 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of the winning films. The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 17 student films, chosen out of 1835 entries coming from 490 film schools around the world. First Prize  &nbs...
 

 

Directors' Fortnight - Darren Aronofsky presents Eddie Alcazar's THE VANDAL meta-scope stop motion animated + live action

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THE VANDAL DIRECTED BY EDDIE ALCAZAR DARREN ARONOFSKY PRESENTS Set in a world not unlike mid-20th century America, The Vandal centers on Harold, whose tormented search for peace from traumatic loss results in an unexpectedly destructive awakening after he undergoes a lobotomy. When the procedure “turns his mind inside out” and his great love is suddenly gone, Harold’s desperate search intensifies. WORLD PREMIERE THIS THURSDAY & FRIDAY – CANNES &ndash...
 

 

Aline by Valérie Lemercier enchants the croisette, the biopic inspired from Celine Dion is the talk of the town

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GAUMONT, and french director Valérie Lemercier (writer and director and actress interprenting the singer at different ages) hit  a soft spot at the gala screening with an amazing reception and standing ovation. I was impressed by the style, the creativity in the writing and the very moving rendering of the love story between the singer and her producer /husband.  Smart and moving script, brillant performance, the film is out of competition but in the top talks of the town. ...
 

 

CANNES DOCS-IEFTA Work-in-Progress 2021 Award Winner announced: Cent’anni received a 10,000€ Prize

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The International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA) In Collaboration With Cannes Docs and The Marché Du Film Is Pleased To Announce For The Third Year The Winner of IEFTA’s 10,000€ Prize For Documentary Works-In-Progress Prize Awarded To:  Cent’anni Directed by Maja Doroteja Prelog — Showcase CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator —   The Monaco-based International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA), in the third year of its Docs-In-Prog...
 

 

Palmarès 2021 | La Semaine de la Critique

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Les prix décernés par le Jury de la 60e Semaine de la Critique, présidé par le réalisateur Cristian Mungiu sont   Nespresso Grand Prize FEATHERS de Omar El Zohairy Prix Découverte Leitz Cine du court métrage DUO LI (LILI ALONE) de by Zou Jing Prix Fondation Louis Roederer de la Révélation Féminine Louis R...
 

 

Awards, given by the Jury of the 60th Semaine de la Critique

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The prizes and awards, given by the Jury of the 60th Semaine de la Critique, presided by the director Cristian Mungiu, are Nespresso Grand Prize FEATHERS by Omar El Zohairy Leitz Cine Discovery Prize for short film DUO LI&...
 

 

Mia Hansen-Løve's "Bergman Island" nostalgic travelog at Cannes

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By Moira Sullivan Mia Hansen-Løve's "Bergman Island" in the official competition at Cannes is a rather superficial attempt to get closer to Ingmar Bergman, by walking in the same places where he made some of his films on Fårö , Sweden at his summer residence. How interesting is it to be sleeping in the same bedroom where Liv Ullmann and Erland Josephson did their downward marriage spiral in "Scenes from a Marriage", or walking on the sea roc...
 

 

Cannes 2021 a Love chemistry Story “Ali and Ava” from producer Tracy O’Riordan

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UK Talent talk with Tracy O’Riordan care of We Are UK Film provides a clue on how to set the “Mo” for a modern and british love story. Ali and Ava, a Director’s Fortnight film written and directed by BAFTA nominated Clio Barnard, teases the audience with a new genesis of deprived humanity story tale and film in the changing weathered landscapes of Bradford. We experience the community in a housing estate with all different tastes and infusions of love chemistry over t...
 

 

Nesta Sketching: Cannes Mothering Sunday with Eva Husson and Elizabeth Karlsen - one act of Creativity and Love!

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Mothering Sunday has shown us there is life out there “au un act” and at Cannes. The production pitch perfect in the safety space of fiction. Eva postures “I liked, but did she like me?” A Question mothers ask themselves no doubt articulating this in particular, and then for emotional response. Mothering Sunday “takes me out of my head”; imagine the unicorn, a symbol to her for the creativity, love and extension of memory back to the 1920’s. Emotion...
 

 

Mark Cousins The Story of Film and a comedy crazy cut on bits of paper at Cannes

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At Cannes 2021 we MULL with director Mark Cousins over The Story of Film he sets in context with a classic title journey from “Love Me Tonight” to “Lover’s Rock”, both sure destinations for film enthusiasts to engage in after their spell of lockdown. Mark asks us to jump from now to then with him and inside ourselves to experience his story of film and the fertility of film. We experience now through his story this new generation of film spanning from 2010 to 2020 ...
 

 

En direct de (Live from) la Semaine de la Critique

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Khadar Ayderus Ahmed, réalisateur, director & Omar Abdi, acteur, actor  The Gravedigger's Wife (La Femme du fossoyeur)   Au Miramar At the Miramar ...
 

 

Paul Verhoeven's medieval passion play Benedetta receives long standing ovation at Cannes

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Whatever 82 year old Paul Verhoeven is up to with his latest film Benedetta he surely has created an intriguing narrative in this true story of a 17th century nun that falls in love with Bartolomea, played by Belgian actors Virginie Efira and Daphne Patakia. Verhoeven throws in some amazing and contemporary twists in the film with Sister Benedetta as a transgender who takes on the guards of the Nuncio (Lambert Wilson) and the plague linked to homop...
 

 

Who cares about the Cannes Screen Daily grid critics?

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Courtesy 74th Festival de Cannes So the 74th Official Jury may be primarily women who have directed headed by Spike Lee- judging 24 films, four made by women, but the Screen Cannes Daily is still stacked with film critics who are not, and who will judge the films as well. The participating critics are: Tim Robey/Robbie Collin, The Telegraph, UK Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian, UK Anton Dolin, Meduza, Film Art, Russia Julien Gester/Didier Péron, Libération, France Miche...

Rendez-vous with 5 masterclasses in Cannes 2021

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Jodie Foster © DR - Matt Damon © V E Anderson / WireImage - Isabelle Huppert © Peter Lindbergh (Courtesy Peter Lindbergh Foundation, Paris) - Steve McQueen © John Russo - Marco Bellocchio © DR “Rendez-vous with…"Jodie Foster, Matt Damon, Isabelle Huppert, Marco Bellocchio and Steve McQueen at the Festival de Cannes!" Launched in the 90s, “Masterclasses” became a highlight of the 12 days at Cannes over the years. The Fest...
 

 

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Le Palmarès Un Certain Regard 2021

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  Recentré sur la découverte de cinéastes émergeants, Un Certain Regard 2021 a proposé vingt longs métrages dans sa compétition. Six d’entre eux étaient des premiers films qui concourent également à la Caméra d’or. Le film d’ouverture était Onoda - 10 000 nuits dans la jungle de Arthur Harari. Présidé par la réalisatrice et scénariste...
 

 

La Fondation Gan pour le Cinéma attribue son Prix à la Diffusion à...'Rien à foutre'

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  « Comment exister, se construire ou se reconstruire dans une société qui peut être déshumanisante, parvenir à la fois à se fondre, à s’adapter constamment, tout en préservant son identité, son intimité ? Ce film empreint d’une grande authenticité est porté par une interprétation remarquable. » Dominique Hoff, Déléguée générale...
 

 

La reprise de la Quinzaine des Réalisateurs au FORUM DES IMAGES

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La reprise de la Quinzaine des Réalisateurs au FORUM DES IMAGES du 26 août au 5 septembre 2021     Une fois n'est pas coutume, c'est la reprise de la Quinzaine des Réalisateurs qui ouvrira la saison du Forum des images, quelques semaines après le Festival de Cannes.   Du 26 août au 5 septembre 2021, le Forum présente l'ensemble des films inédits de cette 53e édition portée pa...
 

 

7 Short Films selected for the 60th Semaine de la Critique are now on Festival Scope

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    Sur Festival Scope | Du 15 au 21 juillet  On Festival Scope | From July 15 to 21 ...
 

 

Le Jury de Cannes annonce le Palmarès de la 24e édition de la Cinéfondation

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© Mathilde Gardel Le Jury des courts métrages et de la Cinéfondation composé de Sameh Alaa, Kaouther Ben Hania, Carlos Muguiro, Tuva Novotny, Nicolas Pariser et Alice Winocour, a décerné les prix de la Cinéfondation lors d’une cérémonie salle Buñuel, suivie de la projection des films primés. La Sélection comprenait 17 films d’étudiants en cinéma choisis parmi 1835 candidats en prov...
 

 

Remise des prix du concours Nespresso Talents au Festival de Cannes

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  NESPRESSO DÉVOILE LES LAURÉATS DU CONCOURS NESPRESSO TALENTS 2021 Le 9 juillet, Nespresso a convié les passionnés de cinéma au Palais des Festivals de Cannes pour assister à la remise des prix de la sixième édition du concours Nespresso Talents, qui récompense les meilleurs courts-métrages au format vertical du monde entier.   Crédit photos : © e2nphotography  Pour cette éditio...
 

 

Palmarès 2021 | La Semaine de la Critique

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Les prix décernés par le Jury de la 60e Semaine de la Critique, présidé par le réalisateur Cristian Mungiu sont   Nespresso Grand Prize FEATHERS de Omar El Zohairy Prix Découverte Leitz Cine du court métrage DUO LI (LILI ALONE) de by Zou Jing Prix Fondation Louis Roederer de la Révélation Féminine Louis R...
 

 

Le festival de Cannes se penche sur « Le Cinéma pour le Climat » la conférence

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Conférence de presse  Dimanche 11 juillet à 15h00 Palais des Festivals - salle de conférence de presse - 3e étage   À l’occasion du 74e Festival de Cannes, et de la sélection éphémère « Le Cinéma pour le Climat », Magali Payen, fondatrice du mouvement On Est Prêt et Cyril Dion, auteur et réalisateur, du documentaire Animal, souhaitent appeler le monde du cinéma à agir ..

 

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