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The Marché du Film closes its 2024 edition with record attendence figures!

We are thrilled to have had you with us, whether from near or far, for this fantastic #MDF24 edition. Your impressive attendance surpassed our expectations, making this our LARGEST market edition ever!  An incredible 15,000 of you gathered here at the heart of the film industry so THANK YOU for joining us!  Discover the first highlights of the 2024 Marché du Film below!  
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TomCat/Summer Hill Films/Meow! line up with AI multi language dubbing

Let's Meet in Cannes! TomCat/Summer Hill Films' Catalog Now Available with AI Dubbing INCLUDED!   TomCat/Summer Hill Films/Meow! Dubbing will be in Cannes this year for the Marché du Film from May 14 to May. 20.  We will be located in the Riviera, Stand F3.  Please contact Ted Chalmers to set up a meeting or click below:     Are you looking for high-quality independent films to expand your of...

First Look for WORDS OF WAR Political Drama Thriller with Maxine Peake, Ciarán Hinds and Jason Isaacs

Rolling Pictures, Good Films Collective, and Concourse Media have partnered on WORDS OF WAR, which will launch worldwide sales in Cannes. The new political drama/thriller features an award-winning ensemble cast lead by Maxine Peake, Ciarán Hinds and Jason Isaacs, and is further bolstered by Ian Hart, Naomi Battrick, Harry Lawtey, Ellie Bamber, Agni Scott, Alec Newman, and Ben Miles. The film was written by Eric Poppen and is directed by Ja...


  The Cannes Film Festival celebrates its 77th edition from May 14th to May 25th. The Catalan audiovisual industry was back at  Riviera A4 with selections both in the festival and the market, and with a delegation of near 80 companies!   Official Selection - Cannes Premiere ...

46 efp alumni celebrated premieres in cannes

  EFP’s EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS and PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE alumni with 37 titles at the Festival de Cannes 2024   THE APPRENTICE by Ali Abbasi produced and coproduced by former POM's Ruth Treacy (2021, Ireland), Ditte Milsted (2017, Denmark) and Nima Yousefi (2021, Sweden). European Film Promotion (EFP) and its member organisations are delighted to announce that 32 former participants of EFP’s PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE programme from 22 countries and 14 SHOOTING STARS f...

Hong Kong and France signed a film cooperation pact in Cannes

Creative collaboration:  Secretary for Culture, Sports & Tourism Kevin Yeung (centre) attends the signing ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding on film and television co-operation between Hong Kong and France. Leading a Hong Kong film industry delegation at the 77th Cannes Film Festival, in France, Secretary for Culture, Sports & Tourism Kevin Yeung yesterday attended the signing ceremony for a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on film and television co-operation between Cre...

Ioan Allen, a creator of the Dolby Stereo film program, honored by the Festival de Cannes fo 50 years of Dolby's contributions

Ioan Allen, a creator of the Dolby Stereo film program, receives medal from the Festival de Cannes, marking 50 years of Dolby's work in feature films Following half a century of technical collaboration, the Festival’s Louis Lumière auditorium will also be equipped with Dolby Atmos immersive audio for 2025 Credit photo: Joachim Tournebize   Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB), a leader in immersive entertainment experiences, announced that at the 77th edition of the pre...

The Olympic Flame honored on top of the red carpet

Photo by ALOHA PICTURES © Winner First Price Photographer's Award Cannes Film Festival Images Collection by  Alan Schoenauer Carlotti © & Patrick Mascaraque © ALOHA PICTURES © Reproductions interdites All rights reserved The Olympic flame in the Olympic movement is a symbol of continuity between ancient and modern games. The Olympic flame is lit at Olympia, G...


Set to Expand Film and TV Output London, UK (May 22, 2024) – Anton Capital Entertainment (“Anton”), a leading independent European film and TV studio, that was the first company to bring institutional slate funding to European production, has secured over €100 million in new financing through a group of institutional investors, led by funds and accounts managed by BlackRock. The new financing allows Anton to expand its feature film and television series development ...

Today is Doc Day at the market

  CELEBRATING THE ANNUAL DOC DAY     Explore the craft of documentary filmmaking! Don't miss Doc Day tomorrow! Join us Tuesday, 21 May from 10:00 to 22:00 for a day packed with panel discussions, director talks & masterclasses, diving deep into the world of documentaries. PLUS, wrap up this special ...

FILM MODE Decrees LAWS OF MAN with Star-Studded Cast, and Makes Market Premiere and Screening in Cannes

New film stars Harvey Keitel (Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, The Grand Budapest Hotel) Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend’s Wedding, Scream VI), Richard Brake, (Kingsman, Hannibal Rising, Barbarian), Jacob Keohane (Halloween Kills, Condor’s Nest), and Jackson Rathbone (Twilight, The Island)   Film Mode Entertainment and Lost Galleon Films are thrilled to announce the new crime-thriller, Laws of Man, and its Cannes World Market Premiere ...

Unveiling roster of speakers for the panels in Cannes

  UNVEILING THE VOICES BEHIND THE PANELS   Hear from key players in the industry! The Marché du Film is thrilled to announce its BIGGEST conference lineup yet, featuring a dynamic and diverse gathering of over 350 industry experts from across the globe, includin...

Introducing to Cannes this moving award winning script "Lala: my Redhead" by Nellie K. and Deniz Nala in developmenT

'LALA, MY REDHEAD' Feature film by Nellie K. and Deniz Nala in development stage, with a finalised script  Looking for support: partners and financiers.   Love and poverty, betrayal and wealth - centuries of traditions put to the test! A compelling story intricately woven into a comprehensive exploration of women’s status against the backdrop of the Roma culture. From the director of an award-winning film in Cannes 2023.     “I wor...

Jeffrey Dean and Famke Janssen star in the crime thriller "The Postcard Killer" for Director Renny Harlin

Highland Film Group Handling Worldwide Sales Cannes, France (May 15, 2024) – Jeffrey Dean Morgan (AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” Zach Snyder’s The Watchmen), Famke Janssen (MGM/UA’s GoldenEye, 20th Century Fox’s XMen and Taken), Naomi Battrick (Amazon’s “Jamestown” and “A Very English Scandal”) and Denis O'Hare (FX’s “American Horror Story,” Focus Features’ Dallas Buyers Club) are set to star in t...

First look from "Ice Fall" starring Joel Kinnaman

Sharing the first look photo from the thriller Ice Fall starring Joel Kinnaman (James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, John Woo’s Silent Night), Cara Jade Myers (Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon), Danny Huston (Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman, Rupert Sanders’ upcoming The Crow), Academy Award-nominated and First Nations (Oneida) actor Graham Greene (Kevin Costner's Dances with Wolves, Frank Darabont’s The Green Mile, Netflix’s “Longmire”)...

VIDEO Captures of Women In Motion Talks: Full Program

WOMEN IN MOTION TALKS FULL PROGRAM From May 14th to May 25th 2024   For the 77th edition of the Festival de Cannes, Women In Motion is proud to welcome prominent female figures of the cinema and entertainment industries to its Talks series. They will discuss their views on women’s representation and diversity in cinema, and more generally in the arts and culture.   You can find the Women In Motion 2024 Press Kit here for an overview of what happened in the past year for wome...

Spotlight on the conferences program at the Market

Check out highlights of inspiring talks and panels with today's industry leaders. EXPLORE OVER 70 CONFERENCES IN CANNES Dive into the #MDF24 Conference Schedule! Get ready for our BIGGEST conference lineup to date! Explore this year's diverse selection of engaging talks with world-class speakers tackling all of today's trending topics: AI, film finance, sustainability, well-being & more! ...

Thailand to Inspire at Cannes Film Festival with "Thai Night: Where Films Come Alive" Gala

The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government is proud to announce its prestigious "Thai Night: Where Films Come Alive" gala, taking place on 18 May 2024, at the Cannes Film Festival. Presided over by Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi, this exclusive event will celebrate Thailand's vibrant film industry and its growing impact on the global stage.   Since 2011, Thai Night has long bee...

2024 Marché du Film: anticipating record-breaking 15,000 participants in Cannes

  As the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes opened its doors in Cannes today, the Marché du Film organizers anticipate setting a new historic record this year. With onsite registration is still ongoing, the 2024 market edition is expected to welcome over 15,000 accredited participants from more than 140 countries, surpassing last year’s record high of 14,000 onsite participants.   This year’s market promises to be a dynamic hub of ac...

Microsoft creates a partnership with the Marché du Film to Launch Microsoft Café, Dedicated to AI

Microsoft, in partnership with the Marché du Film & Festival de Cannes, is launching a new, vibrant hub at the Majestic Beach (just a skip away from the Palais), inviting festival and market attendees to immerse themselves in the the world of AI and the potential it holds for the film industry. During the first week in Cannes, Microsoft Café will host panel discussions, interactive demos and hands-on experiences, allowing festival & market participants to explore the lates...

Blue Efficience recommences partnership to emphasize security for Marche du Film

  Blue Efficience, renowned in France for its expertise in anti-piracy measures, proudly announces its renewed partnership with the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes to once again bolster security for this year's film market. Building upon their fruitful collaboration during the 2020 Marché du Film Online and Ventana Sur, this ongoing partnership underscores their shared commitment to safeguarding the integrity of the festival’s digital showcases. Recogniz...

Final line-up of the 14th International Film Finance Forum Friday 17 May on the Main Stage

UNITING GLOBAL LEADERS & TOP FILMMAKERS   In partnership with the Marché du Film, Winston Baker — leading global producer of entertainment conferences — will be hosting its highly anticipated 14th annual International Film Finance Forum at this year's #MDF24 edition in Cannes! This year's forum will welcome guest speakers from 30West, CAA, Amazon Live, Imagine Entertainment, Bleecker Street, FilmHedge, NEOM and many more! ...

MUBI has acquired worldwide rights for Coralie Fargeat’s upcoming feature in competition The Substance

MUBI, the global film distributor, production company and streaming service has acquired worldwide rights for Coralie Fargeat’s upcoming feature The Substance, a Working Title Films production, which will premiere in Competition at the 77th Cannes Film Festival.  MUBI retains all rights in North America, UK, Germany, Latin America, Benelux, and others, with theatrical releases planned later this year The Match Factory is handling international sales for rest of world   Writt...

PMG Returns to Cannes with New Foreign Sales Entity The Forge, Four Screenings and Croisette Reception for THE SOUL TRADER

Cannes, France, (May 14, 2024)PMG is proud to return to the Croisette with two projects (well, three) for 2024 : new foreign sales entity The Forge and the proof-of concept short film The Soul Trader. Together, the group has FOUR screenings scheduled we welcome qualified media coverage to. Here we go! New bespoke distributor and international sales agency The Forge, headed by longtime producer and Vashon Island Film Festival director Mark Mathias Sayre, is headed to Cannes to take part in its ...


NEW ATHENS BASED FILM & FILMMAKER FUNDING FOUNDATION Announced In Cannes At The Arab Cinema Center Awards Event INTERNATIONAL EMERGING FILM TALENT FOUNDATION Fueling Dreams For Storytellers & Writers For Budding Directors & Producers For Emerging Filmmakers For Undiscovered Talent Cannes, 18th May 2024 – The INTERNATIONAL EMERGING FILM TALENT FOUNDATION (IETFF) was announced today during The Arab Cinema Center Awards Event at the Plage du Palmes. Start...

VIDEO Interview with Guillaume Esmiol Marché du Film Director


Guillaume Esmiol the Cannes Marché du Film Executive Director sat down with Bruno Chatelin recap Cannes 2022 and discuss the 2023 edition. Watch his interview



EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: LALA my Redhead project by Nellie K. introduced in Cannes

Lala, my redhead by Nellie K. and Deniz Nala On St. Todor day, also known as Horse Easter in Bulgaria, the Kalaidzhi Roma celebrate the health of their horses and put their daughters up for sale at the bride market   A Kalaidzhi family from the oldest gypsy clan residing in Bulgaria and strictly adhering to Orthodox traditions’s sees the fate of their beautiful daughter LALA defined irrevocably at the St. Todor’s Day bride market.  The film casts a light on gene...


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Isabelle Huppert et l’équipe du film La Prisonnière de Bordeaux sur la Plage Magnum® Cannes

La magie du Festival de Cannes s’intensifie lors d’une nouvelle soirée Magnum@ inoubliable, samedi 18 mai, après la projection très attendue de La Prisonnière de Bordeaux. L’équipe du film, dont la réalisatrice Patricia Mazuy et les talentueuses actrices Isabelle Huppert et Hafsia Herzi, était présente pour ce rendez-vous unique sous les étoiles. Présenté dans le cadre de la Quinzaine des ...

Paolo Sorrentino discusses Parthenope

Today the team behind Parthenope held a press conference to discuss the film’s release. Paolo Sorrentino discussed the vision behind the film as well as the creative process bringing it to fruition. He emphasized the personal nature of the film as a representation of the city in which he grew up.   “(Parthenope) does not judge, as a city doesn’t. She’s a mirror of the city where I grew up.”   They went on to discuss the asthetics and thematic nu...

Motel Destino, directed by Karim Aïnouz, shows at Festival

The neon-hued Motel Destino, a roadside sex hotel steaming under the burning blue skies of the northeastern coast of Brazil, is run by hot-headed Elias and his restless younger wife Dayana. The unexpected arrival of 21-year-old Heraldo, on the run after a botched hit, disrupts the established order. As the tropical noir plays out, loyalties and desires intertwine to reveal that destiny has its own enigmatic design. Directed by : Karim AÏNOUZ Year of production: 2024 Country: Brazil, ...

Grand Tour Premieres at Festival

Rangoon, Burma, 1917. Edward, a civil servant for the British Empire, runs away from his fiancée Molly the day she arrives to get married. During his travels, however, panic gives way to melancholy. Contemplating the emptiness of his existence, the cowardly Edward wonders what has become of Molly… Determined to get married and amused by Edward’s move, Molly follows his trail on this Asian grand tour. Directed by : Miguel Gomes Year of production: 2024 Country: Portugal...


Another Eight Seconds” is the Latest Film from 805 Beer Following Gripping Life Story of Legendary Bull Rider Stetson Lawrence who retired from the PBR at the height of his career after severe neck injury Paso Robles, CA (embargoed until May 16, 2024) – Today, 805 Beer premiered its latest documentary film directed by acclaimed filmmaker Keith Malloy, “Another Eight Seconds,” which follows 805 Authentico and American pro bull rider Stetson Lawrence. The film is an in...

American Pavilion's In Conversation Series: Demi Moore

By DJ Cook American actress and producer Demi Moore makes her return to Cannes after 27 years. This year, she is hosting the amfAR gala. Moore is excited to come back to Cannes and see how far things have come since the last time she visited the festival. In regards to returning and hosting the event, Moore said, “I felt like it was the perfect way to complete my visit.” Also this year, Demi Moore stars in the in-competition film The Substance, which premieres tonight, May 18th, ...

World-renowned Vietnamese-American photographer visits Cannes: Interview with Nick Ut

By DJ Cook Nick Ut is a Vietnamese-American photographer and photojournalist. Ut worked for the Associated Press for 51 years. Throughout his robust career, he has won every major photography award, including the Pulitzer Prize. Ut is best known for his photograph The Terror of War (Napalm Girl), taken in 1972. Nick recounts the story of the photograph in an interview with Bruno Chatelin.   Chatelin asked Ut to talk about the story behind that famous photograph.   Ut explained t...

American icon returns to Cannes after 35 years: Rendez-vous avec Meryl Streep

By DJ Cook Meryl Streep is a phenomenal actress whose work has touched generations. Streep’s list of hits is numerous, including The Deer Hunter (1978), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Sophie's Choice (1983), Out of Africa (1986), The Bridges of Madison County (1995), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Mamma Mia! (2008), The Post (2017), and Don't Look Up (2021), just to name a few.   Streep was invited to the 2024 Cannes Film Festival to be presented with an Honorary Palme...

Acting, Art, and Directorial Debuts: Billy Zane at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival

By DJ Cook As a part of American Pavilion’s 2024 In Conversation series, American actor Billy Zane came to the Cannes Film Festival to discuss his career.   As American Pavilion advertised, “During his illustrious career, Billy Zane has starred in some of the highest-grossing films of all time, and some of the most watched cult television experiences, including Titanic, Twin Peaks, and The Back To The Future and Sniper Franchises. Current projects include Waltzing ...

Diamant Brut, Agathe Riedinger's feature directorial debut, premieres the second night of the Cannes Film Festival

Diamant brut (English: Wild Diamond), written and directed by Agathe Riedinger, premieres on Wednesday night. This film, an expansion of Riedinger's short film J'attends Jupiter (2017), takes place and was filmed in France's Côte d'Azur. Liane, 19 years old, reckless and incandescent, lives with her mother and her little sister under the dusty sun of Fréjus. Obsessed by beauty and the need to become someone, she sees in reality TV the possibility of being lov...

Francis Ford Coppola Talks Megalopolis

This afternoon the team behind Megalopolis took the time to discuss their latest project. This highly anticipated film premiered this Thursday to great revelry. Today a panel of key members discussed the process of making the film, the vision behind it, and the reaction they’ve received from the public. The full press conference is below.     ...

Cannes' First Ever Immersive Film Competition Starts Today

This year cannes has chosen to open up its prestigious competition to a new branch of immersive films. These are films that push the very definition of cinema by using new and largely untapped mediums. These films use wall projections or virtual reality to enhance the viewer experience by integrating them into the story. There are eight films competing in this new competition, but they are not the first immersive films ever shown at the festival. Carne Y Arena by Alejandro González I&ntil...

Twilight of the Warriors: Walled In Premiers on the Third Night of the Cannes Film Festival

By: Harry Marshall Twilight of the Warriors: Walled City is a passion project of Soi Cheang. Cheang is known for his wonderfully gruesome films such as Limbo(2021) and Dog Bite Dog(2006). His latest work continues to follow the legacy of the Hong Kong action film. Twilight of the Warrior, in development since the 2000’s, follows Chan Lok-kwun as he accidentally enters the Kowloon walled city. There he is caught in a dangerous power struggle between two crime lords that can only end...

Feature film jury conference of Cannes Film Festival

  Photo by Julie Sbbadelha Presided over by American actress and director Greta Gerwig, to whom we owe the worldwide phenomenon Barbie, the entire Feature Film Jury of this 77th edition appeared before the press for the first time. After discussing what they expected from the selection, they were keen to stress that cinema can change the world.         ...


Saturday May 18th at 2PM \ If you wish to attend the Talk, please register by clicking on the link below. A confirmation email will be sent to you before the Talk, subject to availability. Given that places are limited, and for security reasons, guests without a confirmation email will not be admitted.Check-in starts at 1.30PM. No entrance after 1.45PM.   The Talks will be broadcast live on Kering’s and its partners’ social media accounts, under the official h...

The festival has opened with Director Quentin Dupieux - The Second Act

    The Second Act - The film will premier after the opening ceremony to a full house. Florence wants to introduce David, the man she is madly in love with, to her father Guillaume. But David is not attracted to Florence and wants to get rid of her by throwing her into the arms of his friend Willy. The four characters find themselves in a restaurant in the middle of nowhere. Directed by: Quentin DUPIEUX Year of production: 2024 Country: France Duration: 85 minutes Release...

A New Perspective on the Life of Elizabeth Taylor

By: Harry Marshall Tonight the Cannes Film Festival will reveal Elizabeth Taylor: The Lost Tapes, a documentary made from over 70 hours of candid recordings. This new legacy for a classic actress is directed by Nanette Burstein, famous for documentaries such as The Kid Stays in the Picture, and Hillary. In her new project she uses tapes provided largely from Elizabeth Taylor’s own estate to bring a new light to one of Hollywood’s brightest stars. Rather than using second hand accoun...

Seven Samurai turns 70: an interview with Pascal-Alex Vincent

OFFICIAL SELECTION UNCATEGORIZED By Charlotte Pavard, published on 15.05.2024   SEVEN SAMURAI Pascal-Alex Vincent is a filmmaker and lecturer at the Sorbonne-Nouvelle University. His documentary Satoshi Kon, l’illusionniste (Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist) was listed in the Cannes Classics selection in 2021. A specialist in Japanese cinema, he talks about Seven Samurai (1954), Akira Kurosawa’s masterpiece, which celebrates its 70th birthday this year. Restored in 4K by t...

Agathe Riedinger cuts the countless facets of reality TV in Wild Diamond

OFFICIAL SELECTION By Tarik Khaldi, published on 15.05.2024 WILD DIAMOND © Silex Films A new face in French cinema opens the 2024 Competition: Agathe Riedinger, director of Wild Diamond. In her first feature film, she shares her fascination and fears surrounding the extremely complex and contemporary topic of reality TV. “I’m going to be the French Kim K.” Liane is 19 years old and looks to reality TV to escape a stifling future in the south of France. She fits the...

Les Années déclic (The Declic Years), a cinematographic portrait of Raymond Depardon

OFFICIAL SELECTION By Benoit Pavan, published on 15.05.2024 THE DECLIC YEARS In the restored Les Années déclic (The Declic Years) screened at Cannes Classics, photographer Raymond Depardon dips into his archives and memories of 1957-1977 to bring audiences a cinematographic portrait and eyewitness account of the decades that shook French society. “What was going on in my head? I don’t know. I wanted to be a photographer, someone who hunted down images. This card...

Restoring Tasio: interview with director Montxo Armendáriz

OFFICIAL SELECTION By Charlotte Pavard, published on 13.05.2024 TASIO © Mercury Films Restoration of Tasio (1984), a drama by Basque director Montxo Armendáriz presented at Cannes Classics. The Spanish filmmaker’s camera captures the life of Tasio, a charcoal burner in the mountains. The profession has now all but disappeared, but was of great economic and social importance until the 1960s. Interview. How did the film come about? In 1981, I made a documentary called C...

VIDEO : The wait is over: first red carpet on opening day

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Furiosa’s tumultuous youth

OFFICIAL SELECTION UNCATEGORIZED By Charlotte Pavard, published on 15.05.202 FURIOSA : UNE SAGA MAD MAX The fifth instalment in George Miller‘s post-apocalyptic Mad Max series. With Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, the Australian filmmaker continues his cult saga, this time shining the spotlight on the character of Furiosa. Actress Anna Taylor-John takes on the title role, delving into the heart of the fiery warrior, portraying her in her youth. Chris Hemsworth plays Dr. Dementus, a name ...

When the Light Breaks, Rúnar Rúnarsson’s vision

OFFICIAL SELECTION By Charlotte Pavard, published on 15.05.2024   WHEN THE LIGHT BREAKS © Compass Film For the opening of the Un Certain Regard selection, the Debussy theatre welcomes the Icelandic director Rúnar Rúnarsson with Ljósbrot (When the Light Breaks) : a subtle film about mourning and how to approach it, which was originally a short film.   What inspired you to begin work on this film? Ever since experiencing the loss of a friend as a youn...

Faye, as seen by Laurent Bouzereau

FAYE © Photo by Terry O'Neill/Iconic Images / Courtesy of Liam Dunaway O'Neill Incandescent Bonnie alongside Warren Beatty in Bonnie and Clyde, formidable Vicki Anderson in The Thomas Crown Affair, Faye Dunaway has been one of the greatest actresses of American cinema since the 60s. After making documentaries on Roman Polanski and William Friedkin, Laurent Bouzereau has chosen to devote a portrait to the Chinatown star, listed in the Cannes Classics selection, in the presence of...

Meryl Streep Guest of honour at the opening ceremony of the 77th Festival de Cannes

Meryl Streep will be the guest of honour at the opening ceremony of the 77th Festival de Cannes which will take place on the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière on Tuesday, May 14. A celebrated figure in American cinema, the American actress will kick-off the upcoming edition which will draw to a close on Saturday, May 25th with the awards’ list given by the President of the Jury, Greta Gerwig.   After Jeanne Moreau, Marco Bellocchio, Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Pie...


The Jury of the 77e Festival de Cannes

Greta Gerwig © Ben Rayner / Ebru Ceylan © Nuri Bilge Ceylan / Lily Gladstone © Lindsay Siu / Eva Green © Xavier Torres-Bacchetta / Nadine Labaki © Jihad Hojeili / Juan Antonio Bayona © Germán Romani / Pierfrancesco Favino © Pablo Arroyo / Kore-eda Hirokazu © Mikiya Takimoto / Omar Sy © Selly SY The Jury for the 77th Festival de Cannes, chaired by Greta Gerwig, will include Turkish screenwriter and photographer Ebru Ceylan, American actres...


Cannes Festival and Marché du Film coverage from

Video coverage on our youtube account followed by 18 600 with 2900 vidéos) Playlist : Cannes 2023 (cannes coverage : 46 videos and Interviews Playlist : Fan de cannes (cannes coverage : 379 videos and interviews)  380 articles publiés CANNES FESTIVAL Coverage 125 articles + 41 articles  en français MARCHE DU FILM Coverage 194 articles + 20 articles en français &nbs...


Sketch memories from the festival!


Nesta Sketching the stars from Cannes 

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By NESTA MORGAN Parable of the Scorpion and the Frog, wayfarers, geographers, their ancient seeds have extinguished the flame. Director Guy Maddin and writer Evan Johnson mummified on screen sketch  “Rumours”with the seven G7 characters Kate Blanchett, Charles Dance, Roy Dupuis, Denis Ménochet, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Rolando Ravello, Takehiro Hira and Zlatko Burić. It is screening out of competition at Cannes Nesta  ...


By NESTA MORGAN Eagles, les poissons cherchés dans le foret tropical avec modernite. Une fable, pas de papier, the last guardians of the forest, Claude Barras’s Borneo. Savages sketch with Komeok Joe, Saily Paysan and Nelly Tungang directed by Claude Bar.ras. Nesta ...

NESTA Sketching: I spotted this Scorpion! A Cannes Classic film and song! A 1st ever crowd funded film “Manthan”

The Manthan scene in Cannes - a classic restoration of film By NESTA MORGAN I spotted this Scorpion! A Cannes Classic film and song! A 1st ever crowd funded film “Manthan” - churning through the care of a classic 500 farmer model of Co-operatives, the story of Amul and India’s White Revolution. The Ocean of Milk imagined by Dr Verghese Kurien, the white revolution with nature yellow colour of milk which comes from a beta-carotene source of pigment found in grass whi... ranked N°2 in the top 80 film festival blogs and websites by Feedspot

33 years later, 1056 newsletter blasts later...Very proud of this recognition and the feedback from our filmmakers audience. Thank you Feedspot!     About Feedspot Lists and Ranking   Feedspot discovers, categorises and ranks blogs, podcasts and influencers in several niche categories. We have curated over 250,000 popular blogs and categorised them in more than 5,000 niche categories and industries. With millions of blogs on th...



Le Jury œcuménique de Cannes fête son 50ème anniversaire

En 1974, c’était à un jeune réalisateur de 29 ans, que le Jury œcuménique de Cannes remettait son premier trophée. Rainer Werner Fassbinder inaugurait ainsi, avec Tous les Autres s’appellent Ali, une longue liste de films distingués pour leurs qualités artistiques et les valeurs humaines ou spirituelles qu’ils illustrent. Invité par le Festival de Cannes à remettre son prix à un film de la Comp&...



Les femmes du cinéma pour un appel à la Paix et la Justice

« Les femmes du cinéma pour un appel à la Paix et la Justice »   A l'initiative des Guerrières de la Paix,  Valérie Donzelli, Loubna Azabal, Laetitia Eido, Clara Maria Laredo, Louise Aubery, Laurence Roustandjee ... et d'autres actrices, réalisatrices, productrices, se sont réunies pour appeler à la Paix et la Justice. En arabe, hébreux, anglais, français… Elles ont demandé dans u...



Le Jury du 77e Festival de Cannes

Jury des longs métrages 2024 © FDC Le Jury du 77e Festival de Cannes présidé par Greta Gerwig sera composé de la scénariste et photographe turque Ebru Ceylan, de l’actrice américaine Lily Gladstone, de l’actrice française Eva Green, de la réalisatrice et scénariste libanaise Nadine Labaki, du réalisateur, producteur et scénariste espagnol Juan Antonio Bayona, de l’acteur italien Pierfrancesco Fav...

Cinéma de la Plage 2024 : Le Festival de Cannes sous les étoiles

Cinéma de la Plage © MP / Festival de Cannes   Tous les jours à 21h30, le Festival de Cannes se réinvente à la nuit tombée et transforme la plage Macé de la Croisette, située en face de l’hôtel Majestic, en salle de cinéma à ciel ouvert.   En parallèle des projections, rencontres et événements de la Sélection officielle qui se tiennent au Palais des Festivals, c&rs...

Meryl Streep Invitée d’honneur de la cérémonie d’ouverture du 77e Festival de Cannes

Meryl Streep © Brigitte Lacombe   Meryl Streep sera l’invitée d’honneur de la cérémonie d’ouverture du 77e Festival de Cannes qui se déroulera le mardi 14 mai sur la scène du Grand Théâtre Lumière. Figure célébrée du cinéma américain, l’actrice américaine donnera le coup d’envoi de cette nouvelle édition qui s’achèvera le samedi 25 ma...

Le 77e Festival de Cannes est ouvert !

Meryl Streep, Juliette Binoche, Camille Cottin & le Jury des Longs métrages - Cérémonie d'ouverture © Andreas Rentz / Getty « Vous l’ignorez peut-être mais vous vous apprêtez à entrer dans un monde parallèle qu’on appelle le Vortex cannois. » Camille Cottin était déjà sur la scène du Grand Théâtre Lumière lorsque les lumières se sont allumées sur cett...

L'équipe du film Maria fête la projection à la Quinzaine sur la Plage Magnum®

La Plage Magnum® fait tanguer la nuit de Cannes lors d’une soirée iconique autour du film Maria ! La magie du cinéma s’empare une fois de plus de la Plage Magnum® Cannes avec la présentation du film Maria, ce mardi 21 mai. Réalisé par la talentueuse Jessica Palud, ce biopic captivant dévoile l’ascension fulgurante de la jeune Maria Schneider à la fin des années 60, alors qu’elle s’a...

Paris 2024 à Cannes !

  Christine Caron / Alain Bernard / Melvyn Richardson / Mélina Robert-Michon © Elephant. Tous droits réservés   Le Festival de Cannes et la Ville de Cannes se mettent à l’heure de Paris 2024 ! Des personnalités du sport et des athlètes seront les invités d’une soirée exceptionnelle, le mardi 21 mai, avec la projection inédite du documentaire Olympiques ! – La France des Jeux de Mickaël Ga...

Le Deuxième Acte, la nouvelle mise en abyme comique de Quentin Dupieux

LE DEUXIEME ACTE © Chi-Fou-Mi / Arte France Cinéma En treize films, Quentin Dupieux a érigé l’absurde en genre à part entière. L’inclassable et prolifique réalisateur hexagonal ouvre le 77e Festival de Cannes Hors Compétition avec Le Deuxième acte, une nouvelle comédie en jeux de miroirs sur le 7e Art, et la promesse d’une édition tournée vers l’essence du cinéma. Une fois n’e...

Napoléon vu par Abel Gance en ouverture de Cannes Classics, interview de Frédéric Bonnaud

Par Charlotte Pavard NAPOLÉON VU PAR ABEL GANCE © La Cinémathèque française   Napoléon vu par Abel Gance : présentation en ouverture de Cannes Classics de la première partie (3h40) du film monumental d’Abel Gance (1927), en présence de Costa-Gravas, président de la Cinémathèque française, et de Frédéric Bonnaud, son directeur général. Ce dernier déroule l&rs...

La cérémonie d’Ouverture en direct dans les salles de cinéma françaises

Le Festival de Cannes est heureux d’annoncer le renouvellement de l’opération « Ouverture ». Cérémonie et film d’Ouverture seront ainsi retransmis en direct dans un grand nombre de salles de cinéma françaises, une opération initiée par le Festival de Cannes, avec France Télévisions, la Fédération Nationale des Cinémas Français et le CNC, avec le soutien amical de l’AFCAE...

Toutes les émotions de la cérémonie d’ouverture partagées en direct dans les salles de cinéma françaises

Le Festival de Cannes a renouvellé de l’opération « Ouverture ». Cérémonie et film d’Ouverture ont ainsi été retransmis en direct dans un grand nombre de salles de cinéma françaises, une opération initiée par le Festival de Cannes, avec France Télévisions, la Fédération Nationale des Cinémas Français et le CNC, avec le soutien amical de l...

L’équipe de The Surfer inaugure la Plage Magnum Cannes lors d’une soirée pleine de « good vibes » !

  Pour inaugurer comme il se doit sa plage emblématique à Cannes, Magnum® a accueilli hier soir l’équipe du film The Surfer. Emmenés par le réalisateur Lorcan Finnegan, Nicolas Cage et les nombreux acteurs du film ont partagé leur enthousiasme avec le public et relâché la pression lors d’une soirée inaugurale inoubliable, comme seule Magnum® sait les organiser.   Au génér...

Au Festival de Cannes, le Hong Kong Tourism Board lance " Vivez Hong Kong comme au cinéma "

Le Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) a dévoilé le nouveau docu-film "Hong Kong Classics Reimagined" vendredi (17 mai) à Cannes. Présenté en avant-première lors du Marché du film du 77e Festival de Cannes, ce film de 60 minutes rend hommage aux grands classiques de Hong Kong et suscite la curiosité des cinéphiles du monde entier. Parallèlement à la première du docu-film, le HKTB a publié sur son si...


« Quand le Son Créé l’Image » - Cérémonie de remise des prix à Cannes le 16 mai 2024

  ‌Ecouter pour mieux voir !   Pour la première fois, grâce au partenariat avec la Ville de Cannes et Cannes Cinéma, la remise des prix du concours international dédié aux jeunes talents du Réseau des écoles associées de l’UNESCO (réSEAU) se déroulera à Cannes, pendant le Festival, sous le dispositif Cannes Cinéphiles. ...



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