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The Lotus Lounge at the Carlton Hotel

An Oasis of Calm and Serenity during the Cannes Film Festival

May16 - 27, 2012

Located in the grand salons of Cannes landmark, Carlton Hotel (rez-de-chaussée), The Lotus lounge opens from 9 AM to 3 AM daily. Amenities include WIFI access, plasma screen for screening teasers, trailers or commercials, a full service media lounge, a full open-bar, lounge music/ambiance, piano-bar at night, and a rooftop terrace.

With easy access from the Croisette through the Carlton’s lobby, The Lotus Lounge also offers a much coveted Private Entrance from Rue du Canada.

The Interview Center

The Lotus Lounge interview center is one of the most quiet and serene spaces in Cannes, attracting journalists from all around the world. A reception area welcomes journalists awaiting for interviews in a comfortable environment (refreshments offered).
Space available to set-up a control room.

The interview center offers adjustable spaces. It can be used for the purpose of entertaining clients and members in a comfortable and convivial setting as well as provide partners with a premier gifting and product placement venue.

Membership Benefits and Partnership Opportunities

Clients, partners and members enjoy full access to The Lotus Lounge as well as our partner beach for meetings, lunch, dinner, cocktails and events. They are free to use the Lounge’s address and phone number during the festival.

The Lotus Lounge also offers clients and partners tailored sponsorship opportunities.

Additional services further available to all our clients, partners and members include event planning at The Lotus Lounge  or at our partner beach with preferential pricing, along with concierge and car services.

The Lotus Lounge is brought to you by Passions Productions and Be-4 Events, thanks to partnerhsips with companies such as: AUDIENS - BENEFIK & CO - BM SERVICES  -  BOUVET-LA DUBAY wines - FRAMEPOOL - IMAGICO EMEA - NATURAL DRINK - NICOLAS FEUILLATTE - PREMIERE LOGE -

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Tahiti Film Festival postponed

Due to political major changes following new government elections in Papeete, the Tahiti capital, the Tahiti Film Festival has been postponed. Online submission have been extended to adapt to this new schedule. After a first postponment, we are sorry to announce that the Tahiti Film Festival's new date have not yet been decided between the organizers and the new Tahiti government. Temptative date are either November 2007 or March 2008.Either way, online submission will be accepted till Aug...

Win a trip for 2 to Tahiti: upload your romantic Short Film

Participate to the Tahiti Online Film Festival, submit your romantic short and win a trip for 2 to Tahiti! More than 15.000 $ in prize value Check the details on the Tahiti Online Film Festival videoblog. See how to register your film in 3 easy and free steps. ...

Tahiti Film Festival Magazine

Read it here The prestigious Tahiti Film Festival magazine will be offered to all Festival guests. It is also available online for easy reading. Discovery Tahiti, the black pearls, the Festival films, events, jury... ...

3 easy and free steps to submit your film

1. Create your account on Register here on 2. Join the Tahiti Online Film Festival Group Go on the Tahiti Online Film Festival Group page and on the left column, click subscribe under the Tahiti Online Film Festival Group header. 3. Upload your film Use the left column menu option "create content" "video" to upload your film (max length 10 minutes). As described on the help page: Video can be of any format. Upload from your disk. Up to 500 Mb of videos. Video will be con...

Tahiti Online Film Festival

Online competition starts November 11, 2006 The theme of the competition is romantic short films. Participation is free. Each participant is to open a free videoblog account on and register to the Tahiti Online Film Festival group on Formats - Maximum length: 10 minutes. All formats accepted : avi, mov, mpeg, flv, mp4, wmv, asf, 3gp. - Multiple film submission is authorized. - Language: original language or (readable) subtitles in either English or French. - Film...

Online fest and prizes details

Films submitted The submissions must be original short films with rights owned by the submitter or with proper authorization to submit. Proof of ownership will be asked before prize are awarded. Language: original language or (readable) subtitles in either English or French. No R rated movies, no sex, violence or hate, no racial or religious insults… are allowed. Airline Flight on Tahiti Air: Booking restrictions apply and due to capacity controlled seating, flexibility of travel dates may...

A Star-studded Romance Film Festival in Tahiti

First ever film festival to take place on a deserted island in the Bora Bora Lagoon, French Polynesia, showcasing romance films from around the world With a reputation as one of the most romantic places in the world, Bora Bora will be home to the first annual Tahiti Film Festival for romance films. The week long Festival premieres on December 2, 2006 on a deserted island in the Bora Bora lagoon, with outdoor screenings every night under the stars on a giant inflatable screen set up on the beach...

Festival Sponsors

The main sponsors of the Festival are: The Presidency of French Polynesia, the Tahiti Ministry of Culture, Bora Bora City Hall, the Bora Bora Tourism Committee, and the Consulate General of France in Los Angeles are supporting the event produced by Passions Productions. The Tahiti Film Festival is sponsored by : Air Tahiti (official domestic airline), Air Tahiti Nui (official international airline), Dessange (official hairdresser), Ecrans de Nuit, Europcar,, GIE Tahiti Tourisme, H...

Cultural events during the Festival

The Minister of Culture, eager to encourage Polynesian residents’ involvment in the Tahiti Film Festival, is producing a series of cultural events during the week of the festival. Among them: • A Jury of eight students will be giving the People’s Voice Award to the most romantic movie. A special trophy is being created by art students in Tahiti. Jury’s Godmother: Mareva Georges (Miss Tahiti) • A Contemporary Art Exhibit will take place in Bora Bora during the Festival. • Animation a...

The Festival Jury

Probably the most coveted destination in the world, and definitely one of the most exquisite ones, Bora Bora will be attracting high profile guests from all around the world for its first year Festival. Among the jury members (October 25th): • Pierce BROSNAN (James Bond - The Thomas Crown Affair - Mrs Doubtfire) • Natasha HENDSTRIDGE (Species – The Mutant) • Christopher MC DONALD (Requiem for a Dream - Nurse Betty - Batman Beyond) • PITOF (Director: Catwoman, Vidocq – Special Effe...

Tahiti Film Festival

The first annual Tahiti Film Festival in Bora Bora with two categories: - 12 full-length feature films The Tahiti Online Film Festival - A parallel virtual film festival transporting millions of visitors to Tahiti to experience the Festival and create their own “Off-Festival.‿ Two categories: The Internet shorts film competition open to professionales & non-professionals around the world is announced online during the Cannes Film festival. The festival will be...


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