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Cannes in Focus with market news and previews May 17

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CANNES IN FOCUS

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Knife + Heart, A Simple Equation

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Directed by Yann Gonzalez and written by Yann Gonzalez and Cristiano and Mangione, Un Couteau Dans Le Coeur, or Knife + Heart, “In Paris , in the late 1970s , Anne Parez is a producer of pornographic films, produced at the chain. But to find the favors of his companion (who is also his editor) Lois, Anne will decide to change the registry. She now wants to finance by financing a much more ambitious film, made by her long-time friend, the flamboyant Archibald...
 

Courting Caperharnaum

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Directed and written by Nadine Labaki, Caperharnaum is “a politically-charged fable, featuring mostly non-professional actors, about a child who launches a lawsuit against his parents.” It will be showing tonight in the Grand Theatre Lumiere at 19.00.   Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...
 

Fernando Solanas' "L'Heure des Brasiers" Screens as Part of Cannes Classics: Thursday May 17, 14h30 in Salle Bunuel

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(Director Fernando Solanas) Blaq Out is proud to announce that the film "L'Heure des Brasiers" by Fernando Solanas will be a part of Cannes Classics this year. On Thursday, May 17th at 14h30 in Salle Bunuel, interested viewers can view the film.  "L'Heure des Brasiers" shows Solanas' view of his home country of Argentina. Showing the country's need and dependence on armed struggle and focusing on its grave economic situation, the film paints a fresco ...
 

The Cast of "Girl" on the Red Carpet

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  The cast of "Girl" lined up outside of the Palais des Festivals for the debut of the film, which is a part of the Un Certain Regard selecton.    Post by: Anna Mancino ...
 

First press reactions for The Trouble with You by Pierre Salvadori (Directors' fortnight)

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      The Trouble with You Pierre Salvadori     ...
 

The Pluto Moment "a reflexion about film making and politics, with whimsical comedy accents à la Hong Sangsoo."

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Edouard Waintrop described The Pluto Moment as "a reflexion about film making and politics, with whimsical comedy accents à la Hong Sangsoo." The film premieres today, May 16th, at 11:45 am at The Directors' Fortnight.   Zhang Ming is a central figure of the 6th Generation. His debut, In Expectation, was unveiled in Forum and won at the very first Busan Festival. But in 1996, a year of tighter control over film industry, it resulted in five years of purgatory. In ...
 

Tonight, the next film in the competition that will be showing is "Burning"; directed by Lee Chang-Dong the story is decribed as "A mysterious incident takes place among three young persons Jong-soo, Ben, Hae-mi, who have lived in their own way." It stars Yoo Ah-in, Stephen Yeun, Jeon Jong-seo, will be in the Grand Theatre Lumiere at 18:30.     Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ... 

 

MARKET IN FOCUS

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Announcing the Thailand Short Film Competition

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The Thailand Film Office, under the Thailand Department of Tourism is responsible for promoting, regulating and supporting international film productions in Thailand. Films such as 'Hangover II', 'Tomorrow Never Dies', 'Only God Forgives', 'The Railway Man' and many others have filmed in the Kingdom of Thailand. Now, the Thailand Film Office wants to find the next generation of film-makers who will bring Thailand to the screen. History of the ...
 
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Animation Day in Cannes 2018 ambiance

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Screening were held May 15 at the Palais  with buyers in attendance and at the Networking reception in the Palais at our friends from Pointimovie. The Animation that Matters Award was offered to Yellow Submarine for Gerald Potterton one of the key animators of the film. The Best of Fest Accolade went to Loving Vincent.  Check the video channels:   ADIC 2018 Ambiance I 2017    Showcases & WIP 2018 I
 

Real 4D from Pointimovie: new technology to view film, watch our demo on our market booth in Palais -1 22.07

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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 mee...
 

 

Wide Management reception in Cannes

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Loic Magneron gathered a wonderful ecclectic and international group of people: festival directors, distributors, media and film veterans for a very warm evening while Madrid was defeating french finalist Olympic de Marseille on the flat screen (3-0) Here a few moments captured on photo: more here Thank you Loïc Magneron       ...
 

 

Wine Tasting Party for Festival Directors

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Filmfestivals.com held our traditionnal WineTasting reception for festivalorganizers at our friends of the estonian pavilion. Wines from Turkey? Germany? Kazakstan ...and France were on hand for a joyfull moment.           ...
 

 

Yes she Cannes reception at Ampav

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Celebrating, Empowering & Inspiring Women in Film to believe "if she can, then I can too!" Ampav reception may 16   Add Photos     ...
 

 

Peace and Tolerance Event with Awards at Ampav May 15

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Two prizes for Jeff Bridges at AFI Peace Award in Cannes                                         ...
 

 

Christoph Terhechte will vacate his position as director of the Berlinale Forum in July of 2018

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  Christoph Terhechte will vacate his position as director of the Berlinale Forum in July of 2018. He was appointed to the Forum selection committee in 1997, and in June of 2001 he took over the Forum director’s position from Ulrich Gregor, founder of the section, which has been presented by the Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art since 1971. Terhechte has also been a member of the Berlinale Competition selection committee since 2002. Christoph Terhechte now wishes ...
 

 

TIME CHANGES FOR THE AMERICAN PAVILION EVENTS ON THURSDAY, MAY 17

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Please note we have had some last minute time changes for AmPav Programming tomorrow:   -INDIEWIRE-SCREEN TALK is now at 1:00PM. (NOT 11am)   -KARAOKE sponsored by SAG INDIE at The American Pavilion will now be rescheduled to  Thursday, May 17 at 8:00PM (NOT tonight). We hope to see you then, the evening is open to all festival badge members. Updated information below:   NEW SCHEDULE   INDIEWIRE’S SCREEN TALK LI...
 

 

First look at Sharkwater: Extinction by Rob Stewart

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Rob Stewart “Conservation is the preservation of human life on earth. And that, above all else, is worth fighting for” Watch Rob Stewart doing what he loved most of all, swimming with sharks, in exclusive footage from his third film, Sharkwater: Extinction. The soundtrack "Child of the Water" is a tribute to Rob, written and recorded by the ethereal Chantal Kreviazuk. Click here for a preview. Sharkwater: Extinction, scheduled to release in October 2018, is a follow ...
 

 

The Asylum is a Madhouse of Ideas, From Creatures to Christmas

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For a company known for its monsters and fantastical natural disasters, The Asylum has more to offer than at first meets the eye. With an in-house staff of 33 crew members, The Aslyum has become famous for the “Sharknado” movies and the SyFy series “Nation Z”. But with the success of “Sharknado”, its siblings, and “Nation Z”, what could The Asylum be looking for in Cannes? “Sharknado” was a major calling card for The Asylum. The film...
 

 

American Pavilion Presents: Events for Thursday, May 17th

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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.    INDIEWIRE’S SCREEN TALK LIVE 11:00AM Join Indiewire’s Eric Kohn and Anne Thompson for a live recording of their popular Screen Talk podcast.     Post by: Anna Mancino ...
 

 

Nesta Morgan @ China Talks, with Celina Jade

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Celina Jade and sketcher artist Nesta Morgan @ China pavilion talk Nesta  Morgan: the Signature Sketch collection of caricature filmic moments in the festival community. Nesta storyboards, and designs film and tv sets. Nesta's sketchbooks are full of the character and environment settings of both cinema and literary worlds, they are an original storyboard collection of festival travel sketches, with pen and paper. Nesta's Sketch Collection covers The Berlinale Tal...
 

 

Nesta Morgan @ Film France

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Nesta  Morgan: the Signature Sketch collection of caricature filmic moments in the festival community. Nesta storyboards, and designs film and tv sets. Nesta's sketchbooks are full of the character and environment settings of both cinema and literary worlds, they are an original storyboard collection of festival travel sketches, with pen and paper. Nesta's Sketch Collection covers The Berlinale Talent Campus, Edinburgh Film & Literature Festival, Cannes Film Festival, ...
 

 

Papyrus Trinity Star slate in Cannes looking for partners

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Petra Terzi, partner in Papyrus Trinity Star, LLC - a film production company based in New Jersey and Greece- papyrustrinitystar.com attends the Cannes Film Festival and seeks investors for films under development including: "The Magistrate" -  The magistrate Titus Libius, following the order of Emperor Claudius, seeks the truth in Judea about the fabled resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth.  Lydia, the widow of a murdered Roman officer in Judea, se... 

 

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