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The best of Fests Accolade 2017 go to to: My Life as a Zucchini and Seoul Station May 23 at Cine Arts Gallery with Awards by PAB

This year The best of Fests Accolade will be given to: My Life as a Zucchini and Seoul Station.   ...

Three Animation That Matters Awards at Animation Day in Cannes

Release from from Heaven by Ali Noori Oskouei will receive the Animation that Matters Award Release from from Heaven by Ali Noori Oskouei 76minutes Iran – Trailer In a war torn country, a female writer and teacher has to accompany two of her students on a life changing journey. Directed by Ali Noori Oskouei, written by Majid Asoodegan and produced by Ali Noori Oskouei and Seyed Vahid Olyaee (to receive the award) Screening in Cannes – o...

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Excellent crime drama "Random Karma" in Cannes from Summer Hill Entertainment

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Presentation of Polish films during Goes to Cannes at Marché du Film

At the initiative of the Polish Film Institute, the T-Mobile New Horizons Film Festival is now one of the 10 international film festivals to present selected films in the prestigious The Goes to Cannes during the biggest film market, Marché du Film, during the 70th Cannes International Film Festival. The Goes to Cannes is a program that invites the largest festivals to present domestic films to the international film industry, films that do not yet have agents, distributors or set pr...

Robin Wright, Isabelle Huppert, Yang Yang, Salma Hayek Pinault, Costa Gavras, and Diane Kruger on the bill of the 2017 Women In

Credits: Matt Doyle/Getty Images Robin Wright, Isabelle Huppert, Yang Yang, Salma Hayek Pinault, Costa Gavras, and Diane Kruger are among  the film figures who will share their experiences and viewpoints regarding the representation  and contribution of women in Cinema during the Women in Motion Talks. Open to journalists and film professionals, the Talks will be webcasted live on Kering's Facebook page. This new edition will be launched on Thursday, 18 May 2017...

Live Plage Nespresso

La Semaine de la Critique se tient prête à la gearing up at the Plage Nespresso     

Horror action spoof OFFICE UPRISING found distribution in the Market

Brian O'Shea, The Exchange CEO, announced today that horror action spoof OFFICE UPRISING found distribution in France to AB Droits Audiovisuels; Latin America to Swen Group International; Russia to Volga; Middle East to Selim Ramia, China to DDDream International Media and Thailand to SahaMongkol. "The combination of the commercial concept, high production value and the established stars is allowing us to make aggressive pre-sales of this genre bending movie," said O'Shea from...

Norwegian Films in Cannes

The Rules for Everything Dir: Kim Hiorthøy | Drama | 87 min CONTACT: Motlys A humorous and everyday surreal fable about a mother and a daughter who tries to find a way to live on after the great crisis has struck. Read more MARKET SCREENING Sun, May 21   20.30   Olympia 5 ...

The Creative Mind Group selects "Morning After" to screen in their Festival de Cannes’ Top Shorts Showcase

  Morning After, a bold and playful drama about sexual fluidity is being showcased in the Creative Minds Shorts Block during the Festival de Cannes.   Morning After directed by award-winning filmmaker Patricia Chica, written by Kristian Hodko and produced by Patricia Chica and Byron A. Martin has been selected to be a part of the 2017 Creative Minds - Festival de Cannes – Shorts Block. The Creative Mind Group, founded by Rob Ford, has curated a special pres...

Day 2 in the Market

May 18th 2017   What a wonderful first day to kick-off the 70th edition of the Festival de Cannes. We ho...

Day 1 in the Market

      NEXT: The first VR cinema market place in the world is at NEXT (Palais -1 Aisle 14). It will take place during the first 5 days of the Marché (Wed. 17 to Sun. 21): you must first stop by the NEXT ticket office, open tomorrow morning, to book your VR screening (10am to 6pm).   There are a variety of ways to experience VR at NEXT: you can watch a VR film alongside 30 other people in ou...

The Red Carpet at Cannes

Hello From Cannes Late this afternoon as the tiny town exploded! As you see here is the begining of it all as tomorrow brings in the 70th Cannes Film Festival I am excited to be a part of it all and being able to be here before the festival and watching the town tranform into something truly splendid is a treat. So many great people I've already met and as the festival continues I am looking forward to bringing you more fun photos and facts Cheers from Cannes, Ro...

Schwarzenegger is set to return to Cannes with the documentary Wonders of the Sea 3D

40 years after his iconic debut on the Croisette, Cannes Film Festival veteran Arnold Schwarzenegger is set to return with the striking documentary Wonders of the Sea 3D.   Schwarzenegger alongside the film’s director and well known explorer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau will introduce Wonders of the Sea 3D at a special screening on Saturday 20th May at the Olympia 2.   Joining Schwarzenegger and Cousteau will be fellow producer François Mantello and the ...

Day 1 in the Market

      NEXT: The first VR cinema market place in the world is at NEXT (Palais -1 Aisle 14). It will take place during the first 5 days of the Marché (Wed. 17 to Sun. 21): you must first stop by the NEXT ticket office, open tomorrow morning, to book your VR screening (10am to 6pm).   There are a variety of ways to experience VR at NEXT: you can watch a VR film alongside 30 other people in ou...

Rising Star-winner Filip Berg at Cannes Film Festival

  The actor Filip Berg was awarded Stockholm International Film Festival’s Rising Star 2016 for his performance in ”A man called Ove”.  Currently, Filip Berg is visiting Cannes Film Festival – take the chance to meet one of Sweden’s brightest Rising Stars.  Filip Berg, born in1986, had his breakthrough playing Sebbe in “Hip Hip Hora!” 2004. Filip won Rising Star 2016 for his part in ”A man called Ove” in which he plays ...

19th May - China Co-Production Day: panels and meetings

          Chinese and European professionals will discuss the new growth of Chinese arthouse cinema and the opportunities this brings to the collaboration between the two industries.       On the 19th May, as part of the China Co-Production Day, the CNC, the Marché du Film and Bridging the Dragon will organize a panel focusing on the new growth of Chinese arthouse cinema and its impact on the collaboration with Europe.   Among the ...

Cannes 2017, the events of the 70th edition

May 17th will mark the beginning of not only the screenings, but of 12 days of celebration! Here are the events that will take place throughout this 70th edition.   From the Opening Ceremony to the awards ceremony on Sunday, May 18th, both emceed by Monica Bellucci, the Festival will celebrate its 70th edition by initiating brand new tailor-made events and inviting numerous stars and personalities.   ...

T.J. Miller Flying high, then low promoting The Emoji Movie in Cannes

Tony Manne my friend at Sony, reminded me of our past gigs in Cannes with Sly and Arnold: a plane dragging a warm "welcome to Cannes Sly" banner. And the inflatable Last Action Heroe on a barge facing the Carlton. That gave us front cover of any daily in the world.      ...

AMPAV Announces Programming at Cannes 2017

Special Guests Include: Spike Lee, Wim Wenders, John Cameron Mitchell, Eugene Jarecki, Christine Vachon, Karen Allen, Greg Kinnear, Brittany Snow and many more. Acclaimed actors, filmmakers, movie executives, and journalists will be among those featured during the upcoming “Industry In Focus” Series and “In Conversation” programmi...

47 buyers and 72 media confirmed for Animation Day in Cannes

Registrations to Animation Day in Cannes soaring over last year Save the date  may 23 and come and visit us at our event location in Grand Hotel Gardens. Panels from 10, Discover the Animation that Matter Awards at the awards ceremony at 12.00 and  if you are a buyer you are welcome to attend the Animation Day in Cannes Discoveries screening at 1.30 Palais B (may23). At this moment we have  47 buyers registered and 72 with media registered to join us in our celebrati...

NEXT Program in Cannes 2017 - Your VR Fix

NEXT will transform this year in the first VR market in the world. It will take place during the first 5 days of the Marché du Film: Wednesday May 17-Sunday May 21. A full program of VR screenings, conferences, workshops and masterclasses will be presented. The NEXT space will be composed of a NEXT Conference Room, a NEXT Theatre, a NEXT VR Video Library and a whole space dedicated to exhibitors with booths and meeting tables. The NEXT visitors will have the choice to experiment among ...

Film Festivals Directors Annual Wine Tasting Party in Cannes

WINE.jpg Bruno Chatelin, Animaze Festival: Laurie Gordon and The Estonian Film Institute request the pleasure of your company at our Annual Film Festivals Directors Wine Tasting Party in Cannes. May 24, 2017  5-7pm at Estonian Pavilion Village International.   You are cordially invited to reconnect and network at the Annual Festival Organizers Wine Tasting reception. has established this fun networking event 10 years ago and has enjoyed the company of s...

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Invitation to "Ones to Watch" Cannes Market Screenings featuring Angels and Demons!

Dear film buyers we are happy to invite to our market introductions of the Ones to Watch from 
Angel's Salvation by Hassan AKHONDPOOR  May 24 10:00 am - Gray 1  Iran 2017 90 minutes
Release from Heaven by Ali Nouri OSKOUIE  May 22 Gray 2 8pm
The Wanderers by Dragos Buliga May 18 12:00 - Gray d'Albion1 Please RSVP: Claudia Stavrositu
Animation Day in Cannes Discoveries May 23 1:30 pm Palais B

Release from Heaven will have its Market Premier May 22nd as Opening Film of Animation Day in Cannes

Release from Heaven will have its Market Premier May 22nd as Opening Film of Animation Day in Cannes Screening for Buyers Media  and Animation Day in Cannes participants : GRAY 2 - 22/05/2017 20:00 Iran 76 minutes  a film by Ali Noori Oskouei written by Majid Asoodegan, Produced by Ali Noori Oskouei and Seyed Vahid Olyaee In a war torn country, a female writer and teacher has to accompany two of her students on a life changing journey. &n...

Angel's Salvation will have a market premiere in Cannes May 24

First Market Presentation with a screening at GRAY 1 - 24/05/2017 10:00 A film by Hassan AKHONDPOOR (Iran 90 minutes) Produced by Ebrahim ASGHARI Starring Elahe SHAHPARAST, Roshanak SE GHALEGI, Neda KOHI Fereshteh’s father has gone bankrupt due to the troubled economy during Iran’s nuclear sanctions years. The family has sold their house to free the father and they are now living in a small, dilapidated house. The creditors pressure Fereshteh for...

Market PREMIERE in Cannes of THE WANDERERS by Dragos Buliga starring Armand Assante and Lior Ashkenazi

You are cordially invited to the Market PREMIERE in Cannes of THE WANDERERS by Dragos Buliga May 18 Gray d'Albion1 12:00 - Please RSVP: Claudia Stavrositu   “THE WANDERERS” starring Armand Assante and Lior Ashkenazi is an independent production shot last summer in the breathtaking surroundings of Transylvania -Romania, based on a powerful and original script, with an outstanding cinematography and directed by a very talented Romanian ...

FAERIE MEDIA world premiere of THE CURSE OF DA LINZER animation 9 Minute dark comedy short

FAERIE MEDIA World Premiere of THE CURSE OF DA LINZER animation 9 Minute dark comedy short.  View teaser.  Contact: Request your screener! The Curse of Da Linzer infuses a Dada aesthetic throughout this vivid story of two selfish children who experience a dark twist of fate as a result of arguing over a Linzer cookie. It transports the viewer into a dreamscape that includes a steam-punk confectioner's shop in a giant gumball machine that becomes a net...

Rija Films in Cannes

Singing Hugo is going to be part of Animation Day in Cannes     Rija Films will be pleased to meet you at Cannes film festival 2017! 

Singing HUGO and His Incredible Adventures

Animation, 10', 2017

Hugo is a little different than the other roosters in the coop. With his avian baritone, he dreams of singing on stage. Thieves can’t thwart Hugo’s dream; on the contrary, they transport him to another world where adventures begin.

VIEW TRAILER  SCREENING Animation Day in Cannes  May 23rd


Creature in the Woods attacks in Cannes! More horror from SummerHill Entertainment

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Book your event with our exclusive partner discount: The Cine Arts Gallery in Cannes Grand Hotel Gardens

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL – 17TH TO 28TH MAY 2017 is very happy to share this exclusive opportunity with our readers and Cannes participants. Use the code  fest21 to receive a 10% discount We wil cover and promote events from the Cinearts Gallery to our newsletter circulated to all Cannes participants and 125 000 film professionnals: BOOK NOW the last slots available for your cocktail parties, showcases and events on the Croisette. ORGANIZED BY VIP BELGIUM Founded ...

Make Cannes the right place, the right time and with the right contacts - SAVE with FEST21 thru May 18

May 17, 2017  |  International Film Finance Forum  |  View as webpage Making movies are all about being at the right place, at the right time and knowing the right contacts. So why not increase your chances by joining us on Friday, May 19? Learn from and meet with the experts who can finance, produce, buy or sell your films &n...

Letting you know about a film that inspires hope, a standing ovation & sold-out audiences

I’d like to take a moment to tell you about a personal favorite of mine, The World Is My Country, a special film that just had its World Premiere – and got a sold-out audience, standing ovation and practically all “excellent” ratings.  Please take a look at this 3 minute clip:   Bruno Chatelin The film, by director Arthur Kanegis, best known for his Paul Newman/Haskell Wexler doc War Without Winners, began garnering awards and audience acclaim even before its ...


OFFENSIVE takes Gold at WorldFest Houston last month !

Powerful feature film by Director Jon Ford (The Dead, US Number 1 for 2 consecutive weeks 2012 ; The Dead 2 India). Starring Lisa Eichhorn (nominated for 2 Golden Globes and BAFTA Best Actress Award) and Russell Floyd. World rights available. Screener link available on request. Book a meeting with the producers Anne Davaud and Jon Ford in Cannes may 18 - 20 Trailer : OFFENSIVE TRAILER Website : ...

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Un nouveau festival à Cannes,consacré au cinéma chinois: Global Chinese Film Festival

  «Global Chinese Film Festival» 19 mai, 25 mai - 27 mai La 1ère édition du Festival du Film Chinois de Cannes   Présentation : «Global Chinese Film Festival» ont le plaisir de vous inviter à la 1ère édition du Festival du Film Chinois de Cannes et à la projection du film.   «Global Chinese Film Festival» est la 1ère édition du Festival du Film Chinois de Cannes qui...

Cinérama, en direct du Festival de Cannes

Cette année, à l'occasion du Festival International du Film de Cannes, toute l'équipe de Télérama vous donne rendez-vous sur Facebook et à partir de 13h30 pour une émission quotidienne en direct du Pavillon UniFrance  !   Entre coups de cœurs, coups de gueules et réactions à chaud, nos critiques passeront en revue, avec vous, tous les ...

Renault transporte le monde du Cinéma à Cannes

    Du 17 au 28 mai, Renault devient chauffeur officiel du 70e Festival de Cannes. À l’instar de son président Pedro Almodóvar qui ne laisse jamais indifférent, Renault accompagnera cette année les VIP jusque sur le tapis rouge en Renault TRAFIC SpaceClass ! Une flotte inédite de 330 véhicules recouverts d’une Palme d’Or transportera Cannes dans l’univers de la marque au losange : 170 Re...

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Positive Planet - La semaine du Cinéma Positif à Cannes est lancée

Dans un monde traversé par de terribles secousses et de formidables promesses, rien n’est plus important que d’informer, de distraire, et de faire accéder à la beauté. Depuis un siècle, c’est ce que fait le cinéma, sous des formes multiples. Il est aujourd’hui plus que jamais, partout dans le monde, au centre des activités humaines. Chaque jour, des milliers de femmes et d’hommes, surtout des jeunes, vont au cin&...

Festival Sacré de la Beauté: Le « Off » de l’âme auprès du Festival de Cannes 4ème édition

La Diaconie de la Beauté présente :   Du 18 au 27 mai 2017, au coeur du Festival de Cannes, le Festival Sacré de la Beauté, un « off » de l’âme, célèbre la rencontre du Cinéma et de la Spiritualité. Rencontres, conférences, concerts et créations artistiques permettent de faire le lien entre la Beauté et l’Intériorité, entre recherche esthétique et...




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