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Poster signed by Arnold for Bruno Chatelin as a thank you token of fantastic Box Office records in France   I have been working with film festivals and helping filmmakers for the past 20 years in various capacities. There was only one big lesson I learnt in festivals: Cannes can work miracles for you, if you do the right thing with the right people : dare, work hard and be creative in each of your actions. HERE IS THE DETAILED STORY OF A 40M $ HANDSHAKE TO ME FOLLOWING OUR SUCCESS...

Fourth Annual French Riviera Film Festival Unveils 2022 Award Winners

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Held from May 20 – 21, 2022 at Eden Hotel & Spa in Cannes, France, the fourth annual French Riviera FilmFestival, celebrating short film and short-form content from around the globe, has unveiled the award-winning shorts of the 2022 competition. The announcement was made today by festival co-founders Gotham Chandna and Nicole Goesseringer Muj. Nicole Goesseringer Muj, Juan Garrafa, Eduardo Cuervo Mora (N.O.R.A.) The 2022 Winners are: DRAMA (Tie) Phase D...

Zar Amir Ebrahimi, best acting award for Holy Spider

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Powerful statement by Zar Amir Ebrahimi, best acting award for Holy Spider who was forced into exile in 2006 by a smear campaign for a film she was in. She said she had been "saved by cinema". "This film is about women, it's about their bodies, it's a movie full of faces, hair, hands, feet, breasts, sex -- everything that is impossible to show in Iran".The film is inspired by the true story of a working class man who killed prostitutes in the early 2000s a...

Repeat of winning films from Un Certain Regard in Paris 1-7 June

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  Repeat of winning films from  Un Certain Regard in Paris 1-7 June such as Queer Palm winner Joyland directed by Saim Sadiq, the first Pakistani film to be screened at cannes, Corsage - best actress award to Vicky Krieps, best actor to Adam Bess in Harka.                                                                &n...

Zar Amir Ebrahimi, best acting award for Holy Spider

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  Powerful statement by  Zar Amir Ebrahimi who was forced into exile in 2006 by a smear campaign for a film she was in. She said she had been "saved by cinema" at the press conference following the closing ceremony of the 75th Cannes Film Festival. "This film is about women, it's about their bodies, it's a movie full of faces, hair, hands, feet, breasts, sex -- everything that is impossible to show in Iran". The film is inspired...

The Cannes Festival & Market Beat with Awards N°7

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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 !     Cannes Festival & Marché du Film pre roll Newsletter  I Cannes Beat 1 I Cannes Beat 2 I Cannes Beat 3 I Cannes Beat 4 I Cannes Beat 5 VIDEO Interview with Guillaume Esmiol Ma...

The Awards of Cannes 75th edition

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After 11 days of an exceptional edition, the Jury of the 75th Festival de Cannes, chaired by French actor Vincent Lindon, surrounded by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, British-American actress and director Rebecca Hall, French director Ladj Ly , by American director Jeff Nichols, Indian superstar actress Deepika Padukone, Swedish actress Noomi Rapace, Norwegian director Joachim Trier and Italian actress and director Jasmine Trinca, presented its prize list among the 21 films presented i...

Ruben Östlund takes home second Palme d'Or for "Triangle of Sadness"

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  Feature Films Palme d'or TRIANGLE OF SADNESS directed by Ruben ÖSTLUND Grand Prix (jointly awarded) CLOSE directed by Lukas DHONT STARS AT NOON directed by Claire DENIS ...

Interview with Marché du Film Executive Director Jérôme Paillard

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Jérôme Paillard in conversation with Bruno Chatelin 2022 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 bec...

International Artistic Excellence Honored at 2022 French Riviera Film Festival

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International Artistic Excellence Honored at Fourth Annual French Riviera Film Festival with Indian Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui Receiving Industry Excellence Award   Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski and Industry Excellence Awards to Danish Filmmakers Martin Strange-Hansen and Kim Magnusson;  Turkish actor Cansel Elçin and Italian actress Arianna Veronesi recognized for acting   Gilles Marini, Nicole Goesseringer Mu...

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