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Rome - Kyiv: developing opportunities

MAY 22nd 12.00 pm Italian Pavilion, Hotel Majestic – Cannes   Meeting dedicated to the development of collaborations with the Ukrainian audiovisual sector, to the creation of creative residences for Ukrainian talents in the Lazio Region and to the creation of common opportunities between Roma Lazio Film Commission and Ukrainian State Film Agency and MPA Ukrainian.   Speakers: Luciano Sovena, President Roma Lazio Film Commission  Cristina Priarone, General Director...

StandForUkraine: "silent" auction and performance of the KAZKA band in support of the Ukrainian film industry in Cannes

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  As part of the event, 5 unique cinematic and art lots will be presented, which will help raise funds to help the heroes of the cultural front of Ukraine. On May 24, within the framework of the Cannes Film Festival, The Ukrainian State Film Agency, with the assistance of the Mayor's Office of Cannes, will hold a "silent" auction in support of the Ukrainian film industry, which will suffer crushing losses due to the Russian war in Ukraine. The headliner of the charity ev...

FIRST LOOK: Spinning Gold

First look image from Timothy Scott Bogart’s Spinning Gold, starring Wiz Khalifa, Tayla Parx, Ledisi, Lyndsy Fonseca, Jeremy Jordan, Jay Pharoah, Michelle Monaghan, Jason Isaacs, Jason Derulo, Sebastian Maniscalco , Dan Fogler and Chris Redd.   The image features Music megastar Wiz Khalifa as the legendary Parliament lead singer George Clinton. Link to image: https://www.dropbox.com/s/5idltn2hj6gqjbu/DSC09085.JPG?dl=0   SPINNING GOLD Writer & Director: Timothy Scott B...

Trevor Jackson will be starring opposite James Franco in Jon Amiel’s action thriller MACE, Myriad Pictures is selling

Meyers Media Group today announced that Trevor Jackson (GROWN-ISH, SUPERFLY) will co-star with James Franco (127 HOURS, THE DISASTER ARTIST) in MACE. Jon Amiel (COPYCAT, ENTRAPMENT) is set to direct from a script by David Chisholm.   Myriad Pictures has launched worldwide sales for MACE at the Marche du Film at Cannes. Meyers Media Group’s Lawrence Steven Meyers, Randy Dannenberg, and John Evangelides will produce. Brendan McDonald and Kirk D’Amico will serve as Executive Pr...

HOT SEAT Starring Mel Gibson: First Look Photo

First look photo from James Cullen Bressack’s new feature film “Hot Seat” starring Mel Gibson, Kevin Dillon, Sam Asghari and Shannen Doherty from Highland Film Group.   Left to Right: Sam Asghari, Mel Gibson, Eddie Steeples – photo courtesy of Highland Film Group.  Film information below:   HOT SEAT Status: Completed Genre: Action Cast: Mel Gibson, Kevin Dillon, Shannen Doherty, Sam Asghari Writer: Leon Langford & Collin Watts Director: James C...

The Cannes Festival & Market Beat N°5

> Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and invites       Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and screening invites.. Coverage from our team in Cannes May 17 - 28: Vanessa McMahon, Moira Sullivan, Quendrith Johnson, Nesta Morgan and the blog patrol led by Bruno Chatelin your editor !   Festival Directors: Save the date for our Fest directors wine tasting party honoring ...

Are you READY for the BWF event in Cannes?

    The Better World Fund, the Paris-based non-profit organization raising awareness on critical global issues, presents Food, Health & Sustainability—a series of prestigious events.   The event will be bestowed with the gracious participation of S.E Madame Dominique Ouattara, First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire, HRH Princess Ghida Talal, as well as the internationally recognized actress, producer, humanitarian, and New York ...

Last Minute Acquisition for Cannes; The Bellmen, Available Now from Summer Hill!

When the charming bell captain at a popular Arizona resort decides that becoming a manager is the only way to win the girl of his dreams, he must navigate a crazy group of guests, allies and rivals to earn the promotion and affection he covets.     LAST MINUTE CANNES ACQUISITION: THE BELLMEN, AVAILABLE FROM SUMMER HILL!   Cannes 2022 is on, and you're right on time for a BRAND NEW release from Summer Hill Films! The festival is an amazing ...

37th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, Beach Party partnering with FilmHedge and FilmFestivals.com

THE 37TH ANNUAL FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL The 37th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, partnering with FilmHedge and FilmFestivals.com will present its Annual Cannes Beach Soiree on Sunday, May 22, 21:00-24:00 at Plage Long Beach.  The Soiree held every year since 1991 is co-sponsored by Provootivo, Kanbar Entertainment and Steven Savor. Entries by invitations only!   FORT LAUDERDALE: The 37th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival wil...

DANIEL J. PHILLIPS' DIABOLIC first of three picture deal with SUNJIVE STUDIOS, MONSTER PICTURES and PICTURES IN PARADISE

DIABOLIC Awoken Photo Ian Routledge. Caption Daniel J. Phillips on the set of “Awoke SUNJIVE STUDIOS, Australian horror distribution specialists MONSTER PICTURES and Chris Brown's PICTURES IN PARADISE have partnered in a $12 million production fund for an initial slate of three elevated horror films aimed at the international market. The slate is financed by AMCOMRI PRODUCTIONS, HEAD GEAR FILMS and SUNJIVE STUDIOS and distributed globally by...

406 Days: It's About Time, looking at gender disparity

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    The Swedish Film Institute will launch its annual gender equality report, 406 Days, which looks at gender disparity in the development and production process. The report shows that the average female-led fiction feature spends over one year longer in development than projects led by male filmmakers.   The event will be introduced by Anette Novak, the new CEO of the Swedish Film Institute. Anna Hallberg, Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs, will pre...

The 5th edition of Refugee Voices in Film: screeningS and roundtable May 21&22

Please Join UNHCR Program Director Hovig Etyemezian UNHCR Principal Communications Advisor Anadil Hossain, IEFTA President Marco Orsini & Special Guests UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, Actress/Producer Kat Graham & Actor/Producer/Philanthropist Jimmy Jean-Louis   For A Roundtable Discussion Following The Screening Of REFUGEE VOICES IN FILM (Screening) Sunday, 22 May at Noon in Palais l (Roundtable) Sunday, 22 May at 1:00pm on the Palais Stage (Palais -1) Participate in d...

Sunday May 22 Schedule at AmPav!

  The American Pavilion will be open to members between 9am and 6pm on Sunday May 22. ...

Saturday May 21 Schedule at AmPav!

  Polish Co-Production Panel & 'Is It Time For Fashion'?               10:00A...

Us or Them: New Film starring Malin Akerman

MSR Media Producer Philippe Martinez announced today that Malin Åkerman (Warner Bros.’ Rampage and Watchmen), Jack Donnelly (BBC’s hit TV series “Atlantis,” CBS’ “Anubis”), Wayne Gordon (Lionsgate’s Angel Has Fallen, Sony’s Skyfall), Nicole Bartlett (director Rod McCall’s Jim), Celine Arden (MGM/UA’s The Hustle) and Sam Cassidy (Disney’s “Guilt”) star in the new action-thriller feature film Us or Them. Dire...

Colcoa renamed The American French Film Festival for next October edition

America’s First and Largest French Film Festival Launches into its 26th Year with a New Name and Renewed Dedication to Showcasing the Best and Brightest in French Cinema and Series   The Franco-American Cultural Fund (FACF) announced today that the COLCOA French Film Festival has been renamed The American French Film Festival. The 26th edition of the festival and its awards competition will take place October 10-16 as a live event held at the Directors Guild of...

VIDEO Highlights/ Marché du Film 2022 | DAY 3 | 19 May 2022

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From covering virtual production and cinematic sensory experiences to celebrating the doc community in Cannes, Day 3 of #MDF22 rightly confirms our dear friend Didier Alloch's statement that the #MarcheDuFilm is “open to EVERYTHING that is #cinema!” See the highlights! ...

VIDEO highlights Marché du Film 2022 | DAY 2 | 18 May 2022

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9 mai 2022 Day 2 of #MDF22 was a special one as we put the spotlight on #India, our first-ever Country of Honour, from the inauguration of the India Pavilion to the Opening Night on the Plage Majestic… 75 years of Cannes + 75 years of Indian independence = a magical celebration! ...

Marion Cotillard, Cyril Dion and Magali Payen launch Newtopia new production studio to create a new world

Petar photo@ Creating an international production company that offers ambitious stories to imagine a sustainable and desirable world. This is the challenge that Magali Payen, Cyril Dion, Marion Cotillard and the founding partners of Newtopia have set themselves. Newtopia is a production company whose mission is to give birth to a new generation of stories to imagine a desirable, ecologically sustainable and socially just future.     ...

Frontières Market & Forum: First Wave Announcement

After the upcoming Frontières Platform in Cannes on Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22, Frontières will return to the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal for the 14th edition of its co-production market in physical form. The market will take place between July 21-24 and the Forum July 22-23. Frontières is pleased to announce a first wave of projects for this year’s official market selection. Notable project helmers include:  ...

Aquarius Films has partnered with Port Pictures to produce the period drama: The Good People

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Leading independent Australian production company Aquarius Films has partnered with Irish production company Port Pictures to produce the feature film, The Good People. The film is based on the award-winning novel by Hannah Kent (the upcoming Run Rabbit Run), who adapted it for the screen.   The Good People is the second novel from bestselling author Kent and was published in 2016 by Pan Macmillan in Australia, Picador in the UK and by Little, Brown and Company in North America, both in 2...

The Cannes Festival & Market Beat N°4

  Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and invites     Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and screening invites.. Coverage from our team in Cannes May 17 - 28: Vanessa McMahon, Moira Sullivan, Quendrith Johnson, Nesta Morgan and the blog patrol led by Bruno Chatelin your editor !   Festival Directors Save the date for our Fest directors wine tasting party honoring J&eacut...

Jeff Bridges honored with golden Jubilee by Queen Angelique Monet at AFI Artisan for Peace Film Fest event in Cannes

Bruno Chatelin, Fest agent for the film Living in the Future's Past, was there to receive his award. Watch out for the fun video and ambiance picturesfrom this superb event at Majestic salon Croisette with exquiste artistic performances! ...

FilmHedge came to Cannes with big news for the film financing community

The announcements were made at the FILM FINANCE FORUM on May 20th where filmHedge's CEO & Founder was speaking in the "State of the Industry" panel. *FilmHedge* is a fin-tech lending platform for TV and Film producers. The company provides solutions for both film financiers and producers looking to borrow. The company was founded after the team lent more than $1 billion to Film/TV in previous roles and came together to improve the financing process for all.  ...

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