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Producers on the Move 2022: back to Cannes

Spotlight on the most dynamic european producers at the cannes film festival   European Film Promotion (EFP) and its member organisations are delighted to announce the 2022 line-up for EFP PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE. Twenty of the most promising, up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in EFP’s high-profile hybrid promotion and networking platform before and during the Cannes Film Festival (May 17 - 28, 2022). These are the 20 producers from 20 different ...

Film Finance Forum in Cannes Hear from Rob Reiner, Yann Demange, Thomas Benski, Philippe Rousselet and more!

  This is going to be a great event - don't miss out! Please note: registration is for those who are tuning in online, want on-demand access for the event, or do not have an accreditation badge from the Marché du Film. All those with a Marché or Festival badge have FREE access to our event - we will provide details on how to find us at the venue closer to May 20th! International Film Finance Forum Website ...

Michelle Pfeiffer is set to star in writer/director Peter Craig’s Wild Four O’Clocks

Three-time Academy Award-nominee Michelle Pfeiffer is set to star in writer/director Peter Craig’s (The Batman, and recently worked on Top Gun: Maverick) Wild Four O’Clocks, it was announced today by Protagonist Pictures CEO Dave Bishop. Protagonist are handling international sales on the hot project and will introduce to buyers at the upcoming Marche du Film. CAA Media Finance is handling domestic sales for the film.   The highly anticipated title is the directorial debut f...

Meet the APSA team during the Cannes Marché Du Film

Competition open for 15th Asia Pacific Screen Awards Presented by the Asia Pacific Screen Academy, the Asia Pacific Screen Awards are the region’s highest accolade in film where cinematic excellence shines. With films from over 70 countries and areas in the region, APSA honours filmmaking that best reflects its cultural origins and the diversity of the Asia Pacific. APSA will consider films for competition via FilmFreeway submission. Films must have their world / internati...

Sharon Stone will be honored at the Better World Fund 2022 Cannes Event May 22

Ms. Sharon Stone - Patron of the Better World Fund 2022 Cannes Event      The Better World Fund 2022 are privileged and honored to welcome Award-winning actress, Ms. Sharon Stone. The multi-faceted star is equally known for her tremendous philanthropic and humanitarian initiatives. In recognition of her tireless efforts to serve those in need worldwide, it is with great pleasure to bestow Ms. Stone with the prestigious 2022 Better World Fund Lifetime Humanitarian Awar...

Karlovy Vary Festival to honor BOLESLAV POLÍVKA

At the festival’s 56th edition, the KVIFF President’s Award for outstanding figures in Czech cinema will go to actor, playwright, screenwriter, and director BOLESLAV POLÍVKA.   Bolek Polívka first came to audiences’ attention as a distinctive and inimitable theater actor and co-founder of Brno’s legendary Goose on a String theater. The plays that he directed and starred in (Am and Ea, Pezza versus Čorba, Pépe, The Castaway, The Final Trap, T...

Winston Baker Returns to Cannes with the 12th Annual International Film Finance Forum

Winston Baker, leading global producer of entertainment conferences will be hosting its 12th Annual International Film Finance Forum, in partnership with Marché du Film, on the Main Stage at the 75th annual Cannes Film Festival on Friday, May 20th, 2022. The International Film Finance Forum brings together leading industry executives from around the world to discuss and gain insight on the latest trends, shifts in the market and for networking purposes. The event revolv...

Interview with Program Director Steve Shor and Artistic Director Kevin McNeely of Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF)

 Steve Shor (left) and Kevin McNeely (right)    As a devoted attendee over the last decade to Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF), and after two years of it going strictly digital due to the global Covid pandemic, the festival held an in person edition this year for its 25th anniversary. It was a smashing success! After attending its 25th Annual edition, I sat with program director Steve Shor and artistic Director Kevin McNeely. In our interview together, here is wha...

Jonathan Wolf to Exit American Film Market as Managing Director After 24 Years

  The Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®) announced today that Jonathan Wolf, Managing Director of its American Film Market® (AFM®) and EVP of the trade association, will step down when his current term ends on June 30, 2022.  Wolf, who has led the AFM for 24 years, will continue on as an advisor through the 2022 AFM, which is set to make its in-person return to Santa Monica for the 43rd edition, November 1-6.   Under Wolf’s leadership, t...

Film Festival Alliance announces Barbara Twist as their new Executive Director

The Film Festival Alliance is pleased to announce the hiring of Barbara Twist as the organization’s new part-time executive director, effective May 1, 2022. Barbara has served FFA in multiple roles since 2020, most recently as interim executive director. “After an extensive international search, we are proud to permanently appoint Barbara to spearhead FFA’s efforts. Her experience within the organization is invaluable and her passion for community, education, and advocacy th...

A chat with Jérôme Paillard Marché du Film Executive Director

Zoom interview with Jérôme Paillard Head of the Cannes Market discussing the 2022 edition of the Marché du Film, his last edition as head of the Market. (Guillaume Esmiol will be taking over from Paillard for next year's edition.) An informal discussion with Bruno Chatelin about Jérôme's career, his dear memories and some of the key decisions he took in the developpment of what became the biggest film market in the world!.     ...

Clémentine Célarié Filmography: Cinema, TV and Theatre

CLÉMENTINE CÉLARIÉ ACTRESS AGENT LAURENT GRÉGOIRE ASSISTÉ PAR JULIE SARRAUT   CINEMA 2021 PIERRE ET JEANNE  I CLEMENTINE CELARIE 2019 BOUT'CHOU | ADRIEN PIQUET-GAUTHIER 2018 EN MILLE MORCEAUX | VÉRONIQUE MÉRIADEC EDMOND | ALEXIS MICHALIK MADE IN CHINA | JULIEN ABRAHAM 2015 DEMAIN TOUT COMMENCE | HUGO GELIN 2013 AMOUR ET TURBULENCES | ALEXANDRE CASTAGNETTI 2011 LES ADOPTES | M&Ea...

Meet the Producer of "Pierre et Jeanne" Matthieu Rubin - Sazia Films

  After finishing his audiovisual studies in Nice, Matthieu Rubin quickly began working on commercials and feature films as a stage manager, then as an assistant director, a position he particularly likes. In 2000, he met Raphaël Benoliel who had just founded his company Firstep, with whom he worked on many international projects. Very quickly, the know-how of its founding members allowed the company to become known internationally in the field of executive production. Thanks to this...

Directors' Fortnight / Carrosse d'Or Award to Kelly Reichardt

Kelly Reichardt will be awarded with a Carrosse d'Or award May18 during the opening Ceremony of The Directors Fortnight.   ...

Fireside chat with Hollywood Legend ROB REINER! (A Few Good Men, When Harry Met Sally...) May 20

Do not miss your opportunity to hear from these esteemed panelists - this is going to be a great event!       Please note: registration is for those who are tuning in online, want on-demand access for the event, or do not have an accreditation badge from the Marché du Film. All those with a Marché ...

Cia Edström to step down as Head of Industry at Göteborg Film Festival

  This autumn, Cia Edström will step down from her position and take on a senior role with focus on the strategic development of TV Drama Vision, Göteborg Film Festival’s international conference and market with focus on Nordic drama series. Since she started working at the festival ticket office in the 90’s, Cia Edström has been returning to Göteborg Film Festival in several positions. In 2005 she was appointed Head of Industry, and has since then be...

The 75th Festival de Cannes Short Film Jury announced

Yousry Nasrallah © Stephane Cardinale - Corbis / Getty images - Monia Chokri © François Berthier - Félix Moati © Philippe Quaisse / Pasco&Co -  Laura Wandel © Brecht Van Maele - Jean-Claude Raspiengeas © Droits réservés     The Short Film Jury will be tasked with selecting one of the 9 films in Competition for the Short Film Palme d’or, to be awarded at the Festival's Closing Ceremony on Saturday, May 28, 20...

Actress Rossy de Palma, President of the Jury of the Caméra d'or at the 75th Festival de Cannes

Rossy de Palma © Antonio Terron    Following Mélanie Thierry in 2021, Spanish actress Rossy de Palma will be the President of the Jury of the Caméra d’or of the 75th Festival de Cannes, which will be awarded to a film among all the first feature films in the official Selection and in the parallel sections. In 2018, Lukas Dhont, who is featured this year in the Competition, was awarded the Caméra d’Or for his film Girl. In 2019, the Cam&...

The appeal of the Head of the Ukrainian State Film Agency, Maryna Kuderchuk, to Pierre Lescure

The appeal of the Head of the Ukrainian State Film Agency, Maryna Kuderchuk, to the president of the Cannes Film Festival, Pierre Lescure. Despite Ukraine's call to the world film communities to boycott Russian cinema, the main competition program of the Cannes Film Festival includes the work of Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov "Tchaikovsky's Wife". At the same time, Ukrainian directors and other filmmakers are forced to either fight against the Russian attack, hide in b...

Susan Newman Baudais: the new Executive Director for Eurimages

  Susan Newman Baudais has been named Executive Director of Eurimages, the Council of Europe’s cultural fund for the support of independent film co-production.  She took up her new position on 1 March 2022.A new Executive Director for Eurimages!   Of dual Irish and French nationality, Susan Newman Baudais brings to this role more than 27 years of experience in the audiovisual sector. She has been at Eurimages since 2012, initially as a project manager with special respon...

The Jury of the 75th Festival de Cannes and its President unveiled

French actor Vincent Lindon will be the President of the Jury of the 75th Festival de Cannes. Together with eight jury members, the actor who won Best Actor in 2015 will present the Palme d'Or to one of the 21 films in competition on Saturday, May 28, during the closing ceremony, to be broadcast live by France Télévisions and Brut. Isabelle Huppert was the last French star to be Jury President in 2009. In the history of the Festival, French celebrities have often held this r...

IN THE EYE OF THE STORM - HOT DOCS film festival Interview with the director

IN THE EYE OF THE STORM Interview with director: Raoul Martinez. By Emmanuel Itier for filmfestivals.com   Q: What was the inspiration behind this doc series, what were your intentions?   Raoul: I always wanted to do a movie about economics and capitalism. What I consider the madness of our economical system. It’s something I researched and wrote about for a number of years. But I realized that to put it in a documentary form you need a human connection, unless you want...

Interview with Director Jorge A. Cano, Jr. on “Secret Scandal: In Quarantine,” “Escandalo Secreto” (2022)

In a career spanning over 33 years of experience, Jorge A. Cano, Jr. has produced and directed various films, TV shows, more than 2,000 commercials, videos and documentaries in both English and Spanish. Jorge produced and directed several movies in the past thirty years, and has coordinated productions for major Hollywood companies such as Columbia Pictures and Universal Studios throughout Latin America. He's been honored with a Telly Award, an Intercom Chicago Internat...

Interview with Brazilian Filmmaker Eduardo Maia at 25th Annual Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF)

  Brazilian born Engineer and filmmaker Eduardo Maia recently co-wrote and edited short film “Living Colors”, directed and co-written by Melanie Robertson about Sally Fox who grows pesticide-free, dye-free colored cotton for over four decades. Eduardo is a Brazilian-born filmmaker and film student of City College of San Francisco with a passion for creating films that resonate with universal conversations happening on a global scale. He is planning to attend the MFA progra...
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