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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...

The Invisible Pilot, HBO Max

The common view that actual events are more compelling than fictional stories is rarely translated into documentary programs. The HBO documentary series THE INVISIBLE PILOT produced by Emmy award honoree filmmakers Phil Lon and Ari Mark delivers this message. Central to the three- part program is the life story of 81-year old Gary Betzner. The program covers his professional accomplishments, financial success in many areas, his numerous marriages with large families, and his tim...

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 ...

Parveen Babi, A Life--by Karishma Upadhyay: Break-ups and break-downs

Parveen Babi, A Life--by Karishma Upadhyay: Break-ups and break-downs Appearing out of nowhere, Parveen Babi made her screen debut with the film Charitra, acting opposite cricketer Salim Durani, in 1973. That was not the first film she had signed, which credit goes to Dhuen Ki Lakeer, released the following year. Her career really took off with Majboor (1974, co-starring Amitabh Bachchan) and she was seen in some 58 films totally, the last one releasing in 1991, years after she had given up a...

The Vision Award Ticinomoda 2022 goes to Laurie Anderson, “storyteller” in art, music and film

  © Ebru Yildiz The Locarno Film Festival will pay tribute to U.S. composer, visual artist and filmmaker Laurie Anderson with the Vision Award Ticinomoda, a prize dedicated to creatives whose work has extended the horizons of the filmic image. The award will be handed over in a ceremony on Wednesday 10 August in Piazza Grande, followed on Thursday 11 August by a panel conversation with the audience at the Spazio Cinema, plus screenings of two titles directed by Ande...

Applications from Five Countries Open for the Seventh Alliance 4 Development

Once again, Locarno will be the place where the corners of five European countries meet and where fledgling film projects find their early footing in the festival world. This is the Alliance 4 Development (A4D), Locarno Pro’s co-development initiative for film projects from France, Germany, Italy, Austria, and Switzerland, which now welcomes new submissions for its seventh edition. This vital industry program, taking place at the Festival during the Locarno Pro days (August 5-7...

Swatch joins the Locarno Film Festival as main partner

© Locarno Film Festival/Ti-Press Tuesday 12 April 2022 saw the signing at the PalaCinema in Locarno of a letter of intent whose terms will strengthen the partnership between Swatch and the Locarno Film Festival: from 2023 the Swiss watchmaker will become one of the event’s four Main partners.   The ties between Swatch and the Locarno Film Festival are set to become firmer than ever. The new partnership will build on years of close cooperation that have already brought impor...

The Pardo d’onore Manor 2022 goes to Kelly Reichardt

  © Courtesy of David Godlis The Locarno Film Festival will pay tribute to Kelly Reichardt, one of the most original and independent voices in contemporary American filmmaking. Reichardt will receive the Pardo d’onore Manor award on the evening of Friday 12 August in Piazza Grande. On Saturday 13 August at the Spazio Cinema she will be at the center of a panel conversation with the audience, who will also have a chance to see two stand-out titles from her career during Locarn...

Elba Film Festival sets 2022 dates!

Here at the Elba Film Festival, we are excited to finally announce the dates of our next edition!   We will be celebrating some of the world’s best short films on one of Italy’s most beautiful islands from the 12th until the 18th of September and we can’t wait to welcome you amongst our guests. Another exciting news that we are delighted to share with you is that from this year onwards we will screen the films in more than just one location and venue. Our...

The Golden Gate Awards at the 65th San Francisco International Film Festival

Image courtesy of SFFILM This morning, SFFILM announced the winners of the juried Golden Gate Awards competition at the 65th San Francisco International Film Festival at a live-streamed event hosted on sffilm.org. The Golden Gate Awards were created the same year the Festival was founded in 1957 and are notable both as a qualifier for films under 40 minutes for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and as a launching pad for internationally renowned filmmakers early in thei...

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...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! N°1000 and 10

THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 DO NOT MISS A BIT from  CANNES, Marché du Film, AMDOCS, Worldfest Houston, Sonoma and many more  including industry comments on the war in UKRAINE! Weekly newsletter N°1009 // 1008 Documenting the festivals experience since 1995, reaching over 196 000 subscribers:   Email us to be featured...

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.   ...

Dehati Disco, trailer launch: Ace choreographer Ganesh Acharya debuts as leading man

Dehati Disco, trailer launch: Ace choreographer Ganesh Acharya debuts as leading man They chose International Dance Day to release the trailer of the film Dehati (Rural) Disco at the deserted and decrepit Golden Tobacco cigarette factory, in suburban Vile Parle, Mumbai, which stopped production of their Panama brand decades ago, and the place, which was a landmark once upon a time, now constitutes vestigial remain. Dance has always been the heart of our Indian cinema. We have seen several ic...

Heropanti 2, Review: A bullet in his bum

Heropanti 2, Review: A bullet in his bum Denizens of Mumbai and environs might not need the meaning explained, but this is an international portal, and an explanation is in order. The title comes from two words, hero, which needs no translation, and panti, which does. Most probably, it is derived from panthi, which mean traveller. Panthi easily becomes panti, the combination with hero standing for one who follows the hero’s, or heroics’, path. Lead actor Tiger Shroff took a walk a...

Cannes Festival & Marché du Film pre roll Newsletter 1

  Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and invites Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and screening invites, let us shoot and promote for you...   We produce The Cannes Dailies delivering News, Glamour, Biz and Buzz. The Cannes Market Dailies and 8 Cannes Newsletters  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 y...

"Pierre et Jeanne" Cannes Market debut, first feature film by Clémentine Célarié

   PREMIERING IN CANNES - BEST FOR FESTS LABEL Worldwide rights available Ask for a screener / Save the date for the Screenings in the Palais. Adapted from Guy de Maupassant, first feature film by french actress Clémentine Célarié, produced by Sazia Films The Roland family lives in Etretat: Jeanne, the youngest, inherits the fortune from M. Maréchal, a friend of the parents. Pierre the elder brother gets bogged down in questions questioning the sacredne...

Cannes Festival & Marché du Film pre roll Newsletter 1

  Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and invites Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and screening invites, let us shoot and promote for you...   We produce The Cannes Dailies delivering News, Glamour, Biz and Buzz. The Cannes Market Dailies and 8 Cannes Newsletters  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 e...

The Ghost of Richard Harris picked up for worldwide distribution by Abacus Media Rights

RICHARD HARRIS IMAGE ©therichardharrisestate   Abacus Media Rights (AMR), an Amcomri Entertainment company, acquires new Sky Original feature The Ghost of Richard Harris for worldwide distribution.    A Bright Yellow Films, Samson Films and Groove International production, The Ghost of Richard Harris (1 x 90’) is a unique feature documentary about a once famous actor, poet, lover and singer, whose prodigious career was overshadowed by a reputation for drinking and r...

Deep into the Forrest from Red Sea Media Inc. in Cannes

DEEP IN THE FOREST TO BE RELEASED BY SABAN FILMS MAY 31, 2022 ON DIGITAL & ON DEMAND     A GROUP OF PROGRESSIVES ARE FORCED TO HIDE OUT AT A REMOTE LOCATION DURING A NEAR-FUTURE CIVIL WAR BETWEEN THE AMERICAN RIGHT AND LEFT.               | CLICK HERE F...

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