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Interview with Marché du Film Executive Director Jérôme Paillard

Jérôme Paillard in conversation with Bruno Chatelin     Facts and figures on the 2020 marchédu Film online, the first edition of its kind. Quite a challenge on many fronts   A few figures about attendance  trends this year? when is the marchedufilm.online opening, why 5 days only? How many of the Cannes official selection  titles will be screening in the virtual Marché do you see a trend ? I see 16 conferences and panels a...

Jonathan Wolf in conversation with filmfestivals.com about the 40th edition of AFM

Jonathan Wolf sat down towards the end of the market with filmfestivals.com and commented on the attendance of this market (just as full as always with around 7000 participants, 20 cinemas running non stop, three stages operating panels, 350 companies taking meetings) and on the state of the industry and the shift to online streaming and on demand platforms, the" new world order".     Jonathan Wolf, a graduate of USC Business School, has held an illustrious car...

Video Interview with Pascal Diot, head of Venice Production Bridge

Filmfestivals.com partner of Venice Production Bridge sat down with the Pascal Diot who shared with our audience a few practical facts and figures on the Market which he has created 6 years ago. ...

MBff: Organisers

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MBff: Mobile Blockbuster film festival's Team Director Dmitriy Bainazarov Several times participant of international festivals of mobile movies, screenwriter, film director Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mitya.bainazarov   Producer, PR Olessya Kolesnichenko Specialist in integrated marketing communications of international level, business trainer, МВА Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/olessya.kolesnichenko     ...

Rebecca Zlotowski, Revelation Jury President at Deauville Festival

Born in 1980 in Paris, Rebec­ca Zlo­tows­ki is a French screen­writer and direc­tor. She grad­u­at­ed from the Ecole Nor­male Supérieure and French film school La Fémis, and holds a PHD in mod­ern lit­er­a­ture. She direct­ed four fea­ture films with­in the span of ten years: Dear Pru­dence in 2010 (select­ed at the Cannes’ Crit­ics’ Week, and recip­i­ent of the Lou...

Ennio Morricone, Master, Genius, multi Award winner dies aged 91

Ennio Morricone, OMIR (Italian: [ˈɛnnjo morriˈkoːne]; 10 November 1928 – 6 July 2020) was an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and trumpet player who wrote music in a wide range of styles. Morricone composed over 400 scores for cinema and television, as well as over 100 classical works. His score to The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) is considered one of the most influential soundtracks in history and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. His filmography includes ove...

TERRENCE MCNALLY: EVERY ACT OF LIFE, Tyne Daly, Chita Rivera on PBS July 8 through August 31

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Terrence McNally is likely most known for the 1991 adaptation of his play ("Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune") that became hit movie FRANKIE AND JOHNNY, starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer, that was directed by Garry Marshall. But McNally, born in 1939 and gone in March of 2020, cast a wide net of influence inside the work of many other creative artists, not just through his Pride ties, but as an originator of deeply though...

Cannes Nordic replay...in case you missed the events

    Missed the Nordics in Cannes? Here is your chance to catch up on our insightful Webinars from last week, get the overview of films screened at the market as well as Who is Who in Scandinavian Films.     ...

Watch the Nostradamus session from Marché du Film Online

Making Choices: How to Build for a Better New Normal Last week, the Göteborg Film Festival’s Nostradamus project returned to Cannes NEXT at the Marché du Film Online in a dynamic session on the near future of the industry in the light of the COVID-19 crisis. See it today! In an ambitious three-part seminar broadcast from Göteborg’s Stora Teatern, the Nostradamus Project invited experts to reflect on the near future of the film and scripted television indus...

She’s not famous yet, but after LaToya Morgan does LOVE & BASKETBALL, she will be

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Did you ever see LOVE & BASKETBALL? In light of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and the others who passed away this year, a movie like this just gives us a moment to reflect. Maybe even enjoy the good things about B-ball, and the hoopsters who have given us so much joy. AFI Alum LaToya Morgan, a writer/producer, will tell you about it in this clip from AFI Movie Club, and let’s give this Phi Beta Kappa honoree a hand for such a g...

A Message from the Sundance Festival Director Tabitha Jackson

Although this planning had started as a response to an economic downturn and global health crisis, it became an opportunity for creative and expansive thinking. So enough of the conceptual stuff — what might this look like on the ground? Seven months out, we are actively planning for the following public health scenario: We are allowed to gather, but there is no widely available COVID-19 vaccine. With the knowledge that as of now socially distanced gatherings are permitted in Utah and o...

"Moved to Tears" by "The World is my Country" Club Meeting! Don't Miss the Next Three Zoom meetings

Futurewave launched their Club with David Gallup's eye-opening talk the World Service Authority and it's issuance of World Passports, World Marriage and Birth Certificates and other powerful human-rights tools.   See "moved to tears" below.* Please join our next three Zoom meetings of The World is My Country Club -- all at 10 AM Pacific (12 Central, 1 PM Eastern) July 1, 2020 Hazel Henderson Hazel Henderson is evolutionary economist, syndicated columnist and me...

Good Bye Carl Reiner: rest in peace

Carlton Reiner (March 20, 1922 – June 29, 2020) was an American comedian, actor, director, screenwriter, and publisher whose career spanned seven decades. During the early years of television comedy from 1950 to 1957, he co-wrote and acted on Caesar's Hour and Your Show of Shows, starring Sid Caesar. In the 1960s, Reiner was best known as the creator, producer, writer, and actor on The Dick Van Dyke Show.[3][4] Reiner famously formed a comedy duo with Mel Brooks in "2000 Year O...

GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL Announces New Board Members

  The globally recognized Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) announces the addition of, David Angstadt Sr., David Bowd, Robin Kampf, and Tess O’Dwyer to its board of directors. They join current board members Eric Ascalon, Heather Brittain O’Scanlon, Stephanie Clineman, Diane Raver, Rosalie Rosen, David Holtzman, Joseph Sernio, David Schoner Jr. and Brian J. Sheehy Sr. Lauren Concar Sheehy, Executive Director, Garden State Film Festival, said,  “We a...

VIDEO: Spike Lee in conversation with AFI Movie Club’s

    AFI Movie Club’s exclusive conversation with Spike Lee and moderator W. Kamau Bell about the legendary filmmaker’s iconic film DO THE RIGHT THING is now available to watch at AFI.com/MovieClub.    And through the generous support of our partners at Universal Pictures, DO THE RIGHT THING is available to rent for free on major digital platforms now through June 29, 2020.  HOW TO WATCH ...

Sundance Institute Selects 2020 Art of Editing Fellows

8 filmmakers have been chosen to participate in the Sundance Institute’s inaugural Art of Editing Lab and Fellowship. This is a new Lab developed after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, expressed digitally this year on Sundance Co//ab. The Fellowship evolved out of the Documentary Film Program’s standing commitment to supporting new voices in nonfiction feature editing. The Lab aims to develop artists personal artistic voice through mentorship as well as creative and strate...

Newly elected 2020–2021 Board of Governors Members announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2020–2021 Board of Governors.  The governors will take office at the first regularly scheduled board meeting of the new term.  Elected to the Board for the first time: Debra Zane, Casting Directors Branch Ava DuVernay, Directors Branch Stephen Rivkin, Film Editors Branch Linda Flowers, Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch Lynette Howell Taylor, Producers Branch...

The "Gold Standard" Of Film Festival Training! with Film Festival Mastery

  •• The "Gold Standard" Of Film Festival Training! •• FILMMAKERS: Want to learn how to get into top-tier fests on a budget? Want to learn how to leverage that experience into better reps, paying gigs, and sales/distribution? Then watch our FREE 90-minute webinar that breaks down all the insider secrets you didn't know you needed to know! FILM FESTIVALS: Want to develop more revenue streams? Attract top films and filmmakers? Struggling with ...

Cloud 21 and Kultura PR Break New 'Virtual' Ground With Third Annual Global Entertainment Showcase During Online Marché du Film

Cloud21 International and Kultura PR International  co-presented the third annual "Global Entertainment Showcase: Cannes 2020” on June 24, 2020, virtually, during this year’s Online Marché du Film.  The ZOOM event featured panelists Threshold Entertainment Group CEO Larry Kasanoff (producer Mortal Kombat, Terminator 2), Roskino CEO Evgenia Markova and E! founder | Metan Global Entertainment Group President/CEO Larry Namer, with award-winning filmmaker Sue Vic...

The Cannes conferences live on June 26

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  00:15  01:00 Cannes XR Development Showcase - Industry Mixer: Awaking Our Senses and Imagination  ⁠Mixer Cannes XR     01:00 03:00 Cannes XR Development Showcase 1-to-1 Meetings  ⁠Speed Meetings Cannes XR     01:00 01:30 Photo Spatial Sound - Adopting a new mindset  ⁠Keynote Cannes XR Nir Netzer Netzerland Studios | VR Director     09:00 ...

Workman Publishing Sends Message: We Are A Movement, Dr. Rev. William Barber II

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Although Cannes 2020 is the focus right now, and the films we should see, consider taking a glimpse at this Op-Ed from Peter Workman's enterprise, Workman Publishing. It will keep you updated on the American fracturing happening right now. Perhaps things break before the enlightenment comes? Or just chaos before a critical election in the United States put into context... Curated by Screenmancer Staff - Workman Publishing Op-Ed As we as ...

Aneurin Barnard has been cast opposite Alex Pettyfer in HUNTERS IN THE DARK

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ANEURIN BARNARD, A HUNTING MATCH FOR ALEX PETTYFER AND DDI Jason Moring, DDI CEO, announced today that BAFTA nominated actor Aneurin Barnard has been cast opposite award-winning actor Alex Pettyfer (I AM NUMBER FOUR, MAGIC MIKE) in HUNTERS IN THE DARK, joining Hong-Kong American actor Tzi Ma (MULAN, Ellen Wong (Netflix's Glow) and Elodie Yung (Netflix's Daredevil and The Defenders) Barnard had three films premiere at Toronto Film Festival last year: Iannucci's The Personal History ...

Last chance to register to the third Annual“Global Entertainment Showcase” during Cannes Market Online

Cloud 21 and Kultura PR to Co-present Third Annual “Global Entertainment Showcase" as Part of FilmCapital.io Cannes 2020 Conference During Online Marché du Film Panelists Include Threshold Entertainment Group CEO Larry Kasanoff, Roskino CEO Evgenia Markova and E! founder Larry Namer with Award-Winning Filmmaker Sue Vicory as Moderator Cloud21 International and Kultura PR International are pleased to co-present the third annual "Global Entertainment Showcase” on J...

Sad to hear Malo Girod de l'Ain passed away, the original co founder of filmfestivals.com

Filmfestivals.com is extremely saddened by the news of Malo 's passing after a long disease. The company owes much to Malo: in 1995 he registered the domain, and started filmfestivals.com as a directory of festivals.com (3 years before Google started). The company built the first website for Cannes and Gilles Jacob, and did official an  CD Rom  for the festival. We had raised money and launched the brand into a portal in 2000. Since we have been able to keep the brand alive thro...

Doc talk: Discussing the role of festivals at Cannes Docs online, hosted by Visions du Réel

   Visions du Réel is a partner of Cannes Docs, and will host an online talk open to all Marché du Film participants on 24 June on "Non-fiction film distribution: Which role for festivals in the films’ journey?" > Cannes Docs Panel / 24 June 2020, 17:30 – 18:30 GMT+2 Which strategic role may the festivals play in the films' journey, and how can they contribute and support different types of distribution? This talk aims to...
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