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Cannes in Focus with market news and previews May 13


Wishing you all much success in Cannes the N°1 film event in the World which we have been covering since 1995, becoming the N°1 online trade publication for the Cannes Market and Festival (over 600 articles last edition)!

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Girl's In The Sun Will Have It's Moment To Shine

Tonights first movie is called La filles du soleil, or The Girls in the Sun, it follows a group of Kurdish female battalion prepares to take back their town from extremists and a French journalist who’s goal is to cover these women and their fight for freedom. It is directed by Eva Husson and stars Goldshifteh Farhani and Emmanuelle Bercot and will be showing in the Grand Theatre Lumiere at 18:30.   Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Real 4D from Pointimovie: new technology to view film, watch our demo on our market booth in Palais 22.07

We open a new chapter into the History of Cinema :  « PoinTIMoviE© » is a REVOLUTION in the History of Cinema. On the same level than « talking movies » and color in their time... Our system is Real 4D because it really uses a « Dimension », and the Fourth one : Time. A Real Dimension. We would like you to take you through some of the amazing creative possibilities you could add to your next film project.

Come meet us on our booth in the market and enjoy a short 3 minutes demo a glass of french wine.   Palais - 1 :  22.07 I Laurent Granier I +33 6 60  54 16 83 I I  in Cannes till may 17 I





Networking at Animation Day in Cannes May 16 12:00 to 14:00

Lady Jersey will be our host for the Animation Day networking function May 16 12:00 - 14:00 The Mission A Musivision FILMS / ANIMAZE   - Production Founded  by  Laurie Gordon (Montreal International Animation Film Festival  - Animaze Festival founder) and  Bruno Chatelin ( co founder and Major Buzz Factory consulting founder curator of the BEST FOR FESTS film selection for the circuit). The ...

Animation Day in Cannes 2018 Press Release

A Musivision FILMS / ANIMAZE   - Production Founded  by  Laurie Gordon (Montreal International Animation Film Festival  - Animaze Festival founder) and  Bruno Chatelin ( co founder and Major Buzz Factory consulting founde...

What's the difference between me and a froglet! @ Animation Day In Cannes Catalog

The frog took my mother from me, as well as my arms and my legs. I was like a froglet, without mom! Without arm! Until one night... Ehsan Nasri Director Ehsan Nasri Writer Akram Khoshvaght Producer   Director Biography - Ehsan Nasri Born in 1988 in Tehran, Iran  Lives and works in Tehran, Iran Educations: Diploma in Graphic Design, School of Fine Arts Karaj  Graphics BA, University of Science and Frhtng, T...

New 'Miffy' live action movie

  New Co-Production Agreement for MIFFY live action / CGI movie. ...



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Thailand celebrates international cooperation at Cannes' gala event

H I G H L I G H T S - Total of foreign films shot in Thailand increased by 68% in 12 months - Thai Government to focus film incentive policy on fostering international cooperation and on sustainable industry growth     Held tonight in Cannes by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) under the Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government, Thailand cinema’s gala Thai ...

Drinks party with JJ Rogers @ XVIII Entertainment

Traditionnal wine tasting at  @ XVIIIEntertainment ...

Party with Dominican Republic festival, folks and friends

  Yvette Marichal Film Commissioner at Dirección General de Cine República Dominicanaand Omar de la Cruz Cineglobal Festival our host for today!               ...

Stage 32 team Richard RB Botto and Amanda Towney networking on the Croisette

Richard "RB" Botto is the Founder and CEO of Stage 32 (, the world's largest social media site and educational hub for film, television and theater creatives. Botto is a screenwriter (represented by David Greenblatt of Greenlit Creative), producer, actor and author. He served as associate producer on Sam Levinson’s debut Another Happy Day, which starred Ellen Barkin, Demi Moore, Thomas Hayden Church, Kate Bosworth and Ellen Burstyn and premiered at the Sund...

Press coverage of ASH IS PUREST WHITE

Ash is Purest White Jia Zhangke ...

Rooftop Content Group launches two subsidiaries and a co-production deal on VR project The Ark

Rooftop  Content  Group, the Amsterdam based international distribution and production company announced today that it has undergone a major rebrand and launched two new subsidiaries, Rooftop Film & TV and Rooftop Immersive Studio. The Rooftop Content Group logo, website and visual identity have been refreshed to reflect the company’s evolving service and the new subsidiaries launched to focus on the opportunities and challenges faced in the fast-moving media landscape. Afte...

LOCO Films Acquires Directors’ Fortnight Entry ‘The Pluto Moment’

LOCO Films has acquired worldwide sales rights to Chinese director Zhang Ming’s latest film The Pluto Moment (Ming Wang Xing Shi Ke), which premieres in the 50th Directors’ Fortnight of Cannes Film Festival.         ...

Young Actors' Theatre Camp Film "PRETTY" Debuts at the American Pavilion at The Cannes Film Festival

  "Pretty" and "The Risen" are two of 24 showcase films that are NOMINATED for BEST EMERGING FILMMAKER at THE AMERICAN PAVILION at THE CANNES FILM FESTIVAL! ...

AMPAV VIDEO - Secrets of PR pros for your ears and eyes only

PR Pro Emma Griffiths says to have “enough distance” from your project to give it a fresh voice. With Bonnie Voland of AGC Studios on how to promote your small film at Cannes (which she has been doing for 32 years): think about your personal story in your film.  Mark Pogachefsky from MPRM Communications shares the three most important questions to keep in mind when doing PR for small films: 1. What do I think of the movie? 2. What will the critics think of the movie? 3....

Photo Gallery of panel events at Ampav

Pictures can be found online on facebook in Cannes page ...

A Story in Threes

An Iranian film, Se Rokh, or Trois Visages, or Three Faces is described as follows, "Three actresses at different stages of their career. One from before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, one popular star of today known throughout the country and a young girl longing to attend a drama conservatory." The director is Jafar Panahi, and unfortunately he is being detained by the Iranian government on the grounds of making "anti-Iranian propaganda" and even though people like Asghar F...

Come to the Wild Side with “The Wild Immersion”, the World’s 1st Virtual Nature Reserve

The Virtual Reserve LTD and director Adrien Moisson have joined forces, with the support of Jane Goodall, to change how nature is portrayed in cinema. Using newly released virtual reality technology, Moisson’s cinematography transports his audience to the plains of the savannah, the depths of the tropical rainforest, and to the bottom of the sea. One moment, you are in the middle of a school of tropical fish, being buffeted by the waves, diving between aquatic plants. Within a blink of a...

Talk Women in Motion - Carey Mulligan :

Carey Mulligan Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto Getty Images  Thursday May 10th, British actress Carey Mulligan, known for the diversity of roles she portrays on the big screen, opened the 4th edition of the Women in Motion Talks at the Kering Suite located on the 7th floor of the Majestic.   Quickly, Carey Mulligan made her mark in Hollywood with an Oscar nomination in 2010 for her role in Lone Scherfig’s An Education. Another memorab...

Goes to Cannes: Events for Sunday, May 13th

  New Horizons’ Polish Day Goes to Cannes: 10:00     Los Cabos Goes to Cannes: 14:00      Post by: Anna Mancino ...


American Pavilion Presents: Events for Sunday, May 13th

The American Pavilion’s discussions and one-on-one in conversations take place in the Roger Ebert Conference Center and are open to all AmPav members.    In Conversation: Submarine 11:00 AM The powerhouse sales agents and producers Dan and Josh Braun, Co-Presidents and Co-Founders of Submarine/Submarine Deluxe, discuss their careers, guiding some of the best docs of the past decade “Chasing Ice”, Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict”, “Kusama- Infinity&rdquo...


The Reviews Are In… “Sorry Angel”

A love story between almost 40-year-old Jacques and young student Stuart, “Sorry Angel” has earned glowing reviews from the press. Described as one of Christophe Honoré’s best works, the film has transfixed reviewers with its characters, storyline, and aesthetic. Below is a sample of what critics have to say about “Sorry Angel”:   “A radiant new film. Vibrant and Moving. A complex dynamic that Honoré teases out with warmth, and intellige...


The American Pavilion Presents: Photos from Industry In Focus, Rafiki, and More

 ("In Conversation" with AmPav alum Hope Hall)             ("Industry in Focus" with Dan Hyman, of SingluarDTV)                                         (Film panel for "Rafiki")      On Friday, May 11th, the American Pavilion brought together three fascinating discussions for their members. Starting off the ...

Film Mode Entertainment Sets Sail with Saban Films on North American Rights to VIKING DESTINY Starring Terence Stamp

Epic Odyssey Adventure Finalizing US Sale to Accompany Rest of World and Makes Special Screening During 2018 Cannes Market   The adventure fantasy VIKING DESTINY has been acquired by Saban Films for North American distribution from Film Mode Entertainment. This marks the latest in a batch of global sales for the highly-anticipated feature film.    VIKING DESTINY starring OSCAR®-nominated TERENCE STAMP (WANTED, THE LIMEY, MISS PEREG...

Dutch post-production companies join forces in Netherlands Post production Alliance (NPA)

Thirteen Dutch post-production companies have united in the 'Netherlands Post production Alliance' (NPA). The new association represents the majority of Dutch companies focussing on premium quality editing, color grading, sound mixing and visual effects for feature films, documentaries and high-end TV drama. The association is committed to joint international promotion and further professionalisation of the industry and will represent the sector in several consultative bodies. Cha...

First look of the Thriller 'Burn" at Cannes

 Photo credit: Yale Productions/Jesse Korman   Film Mode Entertainment and Yale Productions present the highly anticipated World Market Debut and Sneak-Peak of new thriller starring TILDA COBHAM-HERVEY (52 TUESDAYS, HOTEL MUMBAI with Armie Hammer, Dev Patel and Jason Isaacs, and THE KETTERING INCIDENT) JOSH HUTCHERSON (THE HUNGER GAMES franchise, THE DISASTER ARTIST) and SUKI WATERHOUSE (ASSASSINATION NATION, BAD BATCH)     Film Mode Entertainment and Yale Produc...

And the Young Talent Award goes to...Carla Simon!

  Another prize has been added to Carla Simon’s shelf for her film “Estiu 1993”. Already having received a Golden Biznaga for best Spanish film at the Malaga Spanish Cinema Festival, “Estiu 1993” continues to garner international acclaim. Overall, “Estuik 1993” has won over 30 prizes from competitions across the world. This past year, it represented the country of Spain at the 2018 Oscars award ceremony and was shown at the International Fil...

Doc Corner Events for May 13th

DOCS IN PROGRESS - GERMAN SHOWCASE Sunday 13 May – 10:00 - 11:30 – Doc Corner Screening Room Presented by: DOK Leipzig DOK Leipzig, the oldest festival for documentary and animation in the world, is pleased to partner with German Films, Film & Medien Stiftung NRW and AG DOK to present 4 fresh documentary projects. We hope this selection of Germany’s vibrant documentary landscape will give you a view of the interests and visual language of our talent and new titles for ...

Documentary Festival News Hits Cannes

Newly launched Ji.hlava Academy receives applications     A new educational, networking and inspiring platform open to talents representing various elements in contemporary non-fiction cinema will be launched at the 21st Ji.hlava IDFF. Over the course of four days, Ji.hlava Academy will of...

Producer's Network Events for May 13th

PN - BREAKFAST MEETINGS Producers from Chile under the spotlight, presented by CinemaChile 9:00 (120’) Plage des palmes PRODUCERS FROM CHILE Sunday 13 May – 9:00 - 11:00 – Plage des Palmes CinemaChile is the public-private sector brand responsible for promotion and diffusion of Chilean audiovisual production in the world. It was created in 2009 by the Film and Television Producer’s Union Association (APCT) and ProChile, under the program “Sector Brands&rdqu...