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International sales start in Cannes for Play Dead starring Bailee Madison with Jerry O'Connell, Chris Butler, Chris Lee

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Voltage Pictures has inaugurated international sales on the new suspense-thriller, Play Dead starring fast rising star Bailee Madison whose credits include HBO Max's "Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin," The Strangers: Prey at Night with Christina Hendricks and Twentieth Century Fox's Parental Guidance directed by Andy Fickman and starring Billy Crystal, Bette Midler and Marisa Tomei.   Directed by Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry, M...

Independent Entertainment launch sales on Simon Amstell's comedy MARIA

  Independent Entertainment will launch sales in Cannes on MARIA, writer/director Simon Amstell’s follow-up to his critically acclaimed feature Benjamin, which will shoot in the UK and US in Autumn 2022. Produced by EMU Films (Benediction, Small Axe) MARIA will feature Academy Award Nominee Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything, On The Basis Of Sex, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) in the title role of a young woman with a history of running from reality. Struggling to a...

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 ...

Vamos a la playa New Acquisition from Pluto Films

 PLUTO FILM is happy to announce a new film: VAMOS A LA PLAYA by Bettina Blümner Roadmovie/Drama/Adventure, Germany/Cuba, 2022, in post-production   Synopsis When Benjamin, Judith and Katharina travel to Cuba to find Judith’s missing brother Wanja, they become more and more entrapped within a maze of delusions, sincere feelings and sexual desire. What begins as an exciting adventure, turns into a passionate love triangle that culmina...

Antonio Banderas in BANSHEE from Red Sea Media Inc.

  ANTONIO BANDERAS| TOMMY FLANAGAN (IN POST-PRODUCTION) A FORMER MILITARY OPERATIVE AND HIS PARTNER, BOTH TURNED HIRED ASSASSINS, MUST FIGHT TO KEEP THEIR FAMILIES SAFE AND TO STAY ALIVE WHEN AN ENEMY FROM THEIR PAST SEEKS REVENGE.   EXCLUSIVE STILLS       ...

TRUE CHRONICLES of RUSSIAN OPPOSITION: 2000-2022 in Antipode Sales line-up

  We'd like to inform you about our relocation. Our main office is now in Israel. We have always tried to speak truthfully and on important topics. We are excited to present the newest doc Ice Under His Feet by Kirill Nenashev.       TRUE CHRONICLES of RUSSIAN OPPOSITION: 2000-2022 in our line-up The Assassination of Anna. Crime without Punishment 2021 Far Eastern Golgotha 2021 Major/Minor Issues. Nord-Ost Tragedy 2021 Catch 2012, ...

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...

A Walk with Grace in Cannes from Princ Films

A WALK WITH GRACE FAMILY/ROMANCE USA, COMPLETED, ENGLISH LANGUAGE, WORLD MARKET PREMIERE   When his mother dies just before Easter, widowed hotshot LA exec Nate Lassiter must finally return to his hometown in Ohio. He is bringing his headstrong daughter Chloe and she will see dad’s hometown for the first time. Nate must face and complete a daunting task of signing away his family's factory. Form the start, N...

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...

Warm up to Catalan Films in Cannes

   Stand at the market: Riviera A4 We can't wait to share a new Festival de Cannes - Marché du Film with you. The Catalan industry and talent remain at the forefront of the international scene with the following selections and a professional delegation of more than 60 companies that will be at your disposal. CANNES OFFICIAL ...

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...

First selection of Market conferences taking place on the Main Stage & Marina Stage (Riviera)

Check the conferences  Discover the panels, keynotes and masterclasses schedules, packed with inspiring talks & panels with industry leaders! Browse All Conferences   Discover below a first selection of our highlighted conferences in Cannes, taking place on the Main Stage & Marina Stage (Riviera).         ...

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...

The 2022 Marché du Film unveils full Ukraine in Focus program

The Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes is pleased to announce an action-packed Ukraine in Focus program with targeted events designed to support filmmaking in the war-torn territory and provide Ukrainian film industry professionals with networking opportunities, pitching sessions and financing opportunities. The program will shift the spotlight of the Marché du Film’s key market programs (including Producers Network, Goes to Cannes and Docs...

India Country of Honour at The 2022 Marché du Film

India will be the official Country of Honour for the Marché du Film 2022, set to run in Cannes from 17-25 May. The country is celebrating its 75th year of independence just as the Festival de Cannes celebrates its 75th anniversary – a momentous milestone for both institutions! The celebration will kick off during the Marché’s traditional Opening Night festivities on Wednesday 18 May on the Majestic Beach following an intr...

SAINT CLARE, looking for a bad guy in Cannes : new thriller from Foresight Unlimited

CANNES 2022       We are thrilled to announce our first new project for Cannes: SAINT CLARE, a chilling thriller starring our favorite rising star, Bella Thorne.   More big news! We can't wait to show you the footage of our Pierce Brosnan actioner, FAST CHARLIE, currently filming. We will have this in our offices in Cannes.   We look forward to meeting you IN PERSON, and updating you further on our upcoming projects. We wi...

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...

Koan at Cannes 2022!

We've got new movies of every genre that we know you'll be interested in.   ...

The Ukrainian Pavilion at Marche du Film at the Cannes Film Festival

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Today, Ukraine is a symbol of freedom and courage for the whole world. Culture can't stand aside, as it is used as a formidable soft-power weapon. Through the common efforts of the Ukrainian State Film Agency, relevant industry associations and film companies, Ukraine will be represented at The Ukrainian Pavilion at Marche du Film at the Cannes Film Festival. Unfortunately, due to russia's military aggression against our country, now it’s difficult to shoot movies on our terri...

amfAR Returns to Cannes with Performances by Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin, Charli XCX

Robert De Niro Confirmed as Honored Guest Carine Roitfeld To Curate Annual Fashion Show amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, will return to the Cannes International Film Festival on Thursday, May 26, 2022, for the 28th edition of amfAR Gala Cannes. The event, which will take place at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc, will feature live performances by Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin and Charli XCX,with legendary actor, director and producer Robert De Niro ...

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!.     ...

Navigate the 2022 Marché du Film and Palais: with a map, just in case!

The Market area and the Palais, and your how to guide ...

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