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Cannes


MAY 14 - 25, 2019

2018 coverage on the FESTIVAL  / MARKET Sample of newsletters

ARCHIVES Cannes Market 2017 coverage  Cannes festival 2017 coverage I Video gallery I Image gallery I 
Conference Future of Cinema in Cannes I PROMOTE YOUR FILM I VIDEO SERVICES IN CANNES

Filmfestivals.com has become the number 1 online media on cannes with 606 articles published last year for the 71th edition. 10 newsletters reaching close to 2 M film professionals...


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VIDEO: Interview with Bruno Chatelin on the beach for Boyz'n The Hood

Bruno Chatelin and Justice Singleton, 28 years after the presentation in Cannes of her father's film Boyz'n the Hood. Bruno was the distributor (Sony) who brought to Cannes the film and help ed John Singleton spread his unique message, still vividly remembered, an inspiration for many young filmmakers and for her daughter, a pôet and a filmmaker. On stage speech from Justice Singleton at the Cinema de la Plage Cannes Classics presentation. ...

Fatima Al Qadiri composed the original score for director Mati Diop's Atlantics

Atlantics screened on May 16th in the Grand Théâtre Lumière and  received best director award   ...

Post-classical pianist Jean-Michel Blais composed the original music to Xavier Dolan's new film Matthias & Maxime.

Selected for the Official Competition, the film will be screened on May 22nd in the Grand Théâtre Lumière.       ...

Rocketman, Review: Messed-up multi-millionaire music-maestro

Rocketman, Review: Messed-up multi-millionaire music-maestro Film-makers now need to ask themselves whether it makes good sense to churn out bio-pics with regular frequency. Does the genre hold enough promise to deliver quality cinema? In recent times, many of them are guilty of picking eminent personalities from films and music, with common traits, like troubled childhood, inability to handle fame and fortune, sexual mania or alternative sexual behaviour, and drug abuse. The phenomeno...

Cannes: A chat with Midi Z and screenwriter/actress Ke-Xi Wu about Nina Wu Un certain regard

(Still from Nina Wu, © Luxbox Films)  By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   If only the films in Competition and those films in other sections such as Un Certain Regard, where Midi Z's ambitious and somewhat disorienting film Nina Wu premiered could also be up for the best actor  awards. If that were the case, then Ke-Xi Wu's dynamic turn as Nina Wu would have hands-down gotten the best actress award, especially since I watched the winning ac...

VIDEO: Justice Singleton on the red carpet remembering Boyz n the Hood

We were lucky to be able to capture some amazing moments on may 23 with Justice Singleton; the day Boyz n the Hood was screened on the beach with Cannes Classics.   ...

VIDEO: Press conferences A to Z Cannes Films in Competition

JURY - PRESS CONFERENCE - CANNES 2019 - EV Do not miss the press conference of films in competition A to Z   ATLANTIQUE - Press conference - Cannes 2019 BACURAU - Press conference - Cannes 2019 DOLOR Y GLORIA - Press conference - Cannes 2019 FRANKIE - Press conference - Cannes 2019  GISAENGCHUNG - Press conference - Cannes 2019 ...

VIDEO: Emotions with the Cannes winners viewed from the room

For 12 days, the 72nd edition of the Festival de Cannes has celebrated artists and films from different perspectives, making cinema a celebration of discovery and reunions shared all around the world. Tonight, on the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, Édouard Baer, the Master of Ceremonie, welcomed the Feature Films Jury headed by Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu to announce the 2019 Awards. PALME D'OR (UNANIMITY) GISAENGCHUN...

VIDEO: Rocketman and Elton John in Cannes: what an amazing day it was

press conference   There was great appreciation all along the panel today at the press conference for Dexter Fletcher's new Elton John biopic titled Rocketman. The film features upcoming stars Taron Egerton, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Richard Madden. Before the release of the film, many people made various assumptions about comparing its theme to that of Bohemian Rhapsody from last year. But today, director Dexter Fletcher and lead actor Taron Egerton...

VIDEO: Thierry Fremaux at AMPAV

"Cannes is not mine, Cannes is made by everyone, a lot of organizations, a lot of people..."   ...

It Must Be Heaven: Elia Suleiman's Quirky Premiere Wowed Cannes Audience

It Must Be Heaven: Elia Suleiman's Quirky Premiere Wowed Cannes Audience (It Must Be Heaven Premiere, Elia Suleiman, © Lindsay Bellinger 2019)  By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   I was lucky to watch the premiere of Elia Suleiman's glorious film with the director, cast and crew in the main theater. There was plenty of applause to go around, which was no shock to me. It Must Be Heaven world premiered in the Grand Theatre Lumiere was an entertainin...

VIDEO: A LIFE IN SOUNDTRACK homage to Bertrand Tavernier in Cannes

© Tinpong, Sutichak, Bertys30 Fruitbat   A LIFE IN SOUNDTRACK Through this event organized with the Cannes Film Festival, Sacem distinguishes a personality (documentary filmmaker, filmmaker, journalist, director of institution or director of phonographic collection) for his commitment to film music and composers.   This year, Sacem and the Cannes Film Festival wish to pay tribute to Bertrand Tavernier.   On this occasion, Bertrand Tavernier...

VIDEO: Cannes 72 Best moments

Best moments cptured on camera, my personal best was the red carpet for Boyz n the Hood, a second tim for me in Cannes, this time opening the floor to Justice Singleton, John singleton's oldest daughter.   ...

An amazing day in Cannes with Justice Singleton celebrating Boyz n the Hood

  "Bruno you changed my life the way you changed my dad's life, you have to know that !" Can you think of any sweeter thank you? Amazing! I organized this beautiful day of homage to John Singleton with her daughter in Cannes with the same passion I did for the launch in Cannes, knowing that everything we would do now would resonate dearly for her. Walk along the croisette, the Carlton...scouting the spots where pictures with her dad had been taken...    ...

Margot Robbie explains her role as Sharon Tate in' Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

"She's the light"… "She's the heartbeat of the movie". Margot Robbie explains her role to NYTimes critic Farah Nayeri as Sharon Tate in ‘Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood' by Quentin TARANTINO at the press conference at Cannes. "That's how Quentin explained it to me". And that must be why she hardly has any speaking lines in the film. Robbie defended the film by explaining her role was not so much words as emotions. That she d...

Cannes press questions Abdellatif Kechiche's "Brown Bunny"

“Mektoub” from Abdellah Kechiche’s new film Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo  on the trail of "Mektoub, My love: Canto Uno" has a complex meaning in Arabic ("written") but one cannot help but notice that letters and the pronunciation of "ME k TOU b" are found in #METOO. Kechiche took his time to answer questions at the press conference of his new film at Cannes. He chastised journalists for their "inferior cameras" (cellphones) and ask...

72nd Cannes official jury speaks out about "cinematic decisions"

Elle Fanning The jury members for the 72:e Festival de Cannes were unanimously taken in by Palme d’Or winner The Parasite by South Korean director BONG Jo ho. Atlantics by French filmmaker Matti Diop, according to Italian jury member Alice Rohrwacher, last year's best screenplay award winner for Happy as Lazzaro , won the heart of the jury, a film about men and young boys who die at sea and the women they leave behind at shore. Although the awards this year were given to...

The Awards of the 72nd edition of Festival de Cannes

For 12 days, the 72nd edition of the Festival de Cannes has celebrated artists and films from different perspectives, making cinema a celebration of discovery and reunions shared all around the world. Tonight, on the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, Édouard Baer, the Master of Ceremonie, welcomed the Feature Films Jury headed by Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu to announce the 2019 Awards. PALME D'OR (UNANIMITY) ...

Winners of the 58th Semaine de la Critique

    Prizes awarded by La Semaine de la Critique's Jury Ciro Guerra, president of the jury Amira Casar, Marianne Slot, Djia Mambu & Jonas Carpignano Nespresso
 Grand Prize J'AI PERDU MON CORPS (I LOST MY BODY) by Jérémy Clapin Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award Ingvar E. Sigurðsson for HVÍTUR, HVÍTUR DAGUR (A WHITE, WHITE DAY) by Hly...

Un Certain Regard Awards 2019

    Un Certain Regard 2019 presented 18 films in competition. 9 of them were first films. The Opening film was LA FEMME DE MON FRERE by Monia Chokri. Under the presidency of Nadine Labaki (director and actress, Lebanon), the Jury was comprised of Marina Foïs (actress, France), Nurhan Sekerci-Porst (producer, Germany), Lisandro Alonso (director, Argentina) and Lukas D...

ASIA DEBUT: "Festival de Cannes Film Week" at K11 MUSEA this November

The Festival de Cannes Film Week in Hong Kong - K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside from 12-17 November 2019 © RR     Pierre Lescure, President of the Festival de Cannes and Thierry Frémaux, General Delegate, join forces with Adrian Cheng, founder of K11 Group and Executive vice-Chairman of New World Development, to bring the essence of the world’s most prestigious film festival to Hong Kong with the Festival de Cannes Film Week. ...

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