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Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and invites

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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 editor !
 
Festival Directors save the date for our Fest directors wine tasting party with a view! Our annual Cannes fun event will take place May 23 !
 

VIDEO 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...
 

 

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

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MARKET PREMIERE IN CANNES - BEST FOR FESTS LABEL
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Adapted from Guy de Maupassant, first feature film by french actress Clémentine Célarié 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 sacredness of the family. Is this money hiding a heavy secret? Screening  
May 18:  4:30 pm @ Lérins#3 in person
May 19:  4:30 pm Lérins#3 online
May 20   6:00 pm @ Lérins#2 in person
May 21  6:00 pm Lérins#2  online

"Return to Eden" Cannes Market debut, first feature film by Jeff Gross

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WORLD PREMIERING IN CANNES - BEST FOR FESTS LABEL
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Hypnotic love story set in a time of rising fascism, in the polarized town of Eden, Oregon. Starring:  Gary KOHN, Jade STRUCK, Claude DUHAMEL, Jim KINNEY The film is directed by acclaimed writer director Jeff Gross whose previous works involved screenwriting for Roman Polanski (Frantic, Bitter Moon) 87 minutes April 2022. Ask for a screener / Save the date for the Screening in the Palais.

May 18  10pm    ONLINE #3
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May 24   10:30   ONLINE #4

 

 

Screening Reminder : "Depht of Field" screening today mAy 18 1:45 pm Palais F

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Depth of Field screens at Marche Du Film May 18, 2022 Time: 13:45  Location: Palais F Synopsis: Charles is a man two years into his grief after losing his wife and child in a horrific car accident he believes he could have stopped.  He is now living in his garage because he can't bear to step foot into a house that once was filled with love and is now empty. One day a voice come from his estranged friend's house. It's their fos...

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Prepare for Cannes with Summer Hill Films : SCRAWL !?!

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CHECK OUT NEW RELEASES FROM SUMMER HILL FILMS!  
Be sure to check out our website at www.summerhillfilms.com to see all our available films. We look forward to working with you throughout the rest of 2022 and beyond!  
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Summer Hill Films New Releases are Here!

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An insomniac's black market sleep aid sends his mind one day into the future where he is suspected of abducting a girl he has not met yet.
 
 

Amitville in Space comes to Summer Hill Entertainment

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Directed by Mark Polonia, Amitville in Space describes the the ultimate battle against the Amityville curse! It begins after the infamous murder house is exorcised from Earth and reappears in outer space. 
"Amityville in Space looks like one hell of an intergalactic wild ride!"

- Josh Korngut, Dread Central    

Better World Forum returns to Cannes May 22 and 23 with the prestigious annual gala diner reception

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Filmfestivals.com proudly returns as a media partner in support to Manuel Collas de La Roche's new Better World Forum Gala in Cannes. Benefits will go to a school in Poland which welcomes refugees from Ukraine.   ...
 

Film Finance Forum returns to Cannes Marché du Film in person and online

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Fireside chat with Hollywood Legend ROB REINER! (A Few Good Men, When Harry Met Sally...) May 20 Film Finance Forum

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Do not miss your opportunity to hear from these esteemed panelists - this is going to be a great event!       Please note: registration is for those who are tuning in online, want on-demand access for the event, or do not have an accreditation badge from the Marché du Film. All those with a Marché ...
 

 

 

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FilmHedge comes to Cannes with big news

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*FilmHedge* is a fin-tech lending platform for TV and Film producers. The company provides solutions for both film financiers and producers looking to borrow. The company was founded after the team lent more than $1 billion to Film/TV in previous roles and came together to improve the financing process for all.   Our platform brings efficiency and reliability to media lending, using technology to reduce fraud, automate financial reporting, and improve the disbursement of earned...
 

 

 

 

 

Cannes opens with new releases from Summer Hill Films

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The wait is over! Cannes 2022 is an amazing opportunity to watch and find great new films. Join us there at our booth! Just look for Riviera E12. Check out some new releases to get ready for Cannes from Summer Hill Films. Be sure to check out our website at www.summerhillfilms.com to see all our available films. We look forward to working with...
 

Closed workshop @ Cannes Next How Can Data Thinking Attract Audiences, Raise Finance, Promote Your Catalogue & Fests

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this is you the last chance for Marche du Film onsite participants to apply to the closed workshop Cannes Next with usheru |How Can Data Thinking Attract Audiences, Raise Finance, Promote Your Catalogue & Festivals and Achieve Success in Distribution and Beyond 05/20/2022 Palais-1, Palais Stage This, exclusive, hands on session with limited preregistration places is aimed at festival & industry program directors/managers, film funding & distribution bodies, public institution...
 

 

A Celebration of Black Women in Film in Cannes

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FOR US BY US, GLOBAL CHANGEMAKERS TO CELEBRATE BLACK WOMEN IN FILM AT FESTIVAL DE CANNES, IN RESPONSE TO GROSS UNDERREPRESENTATION IN COMPETITION, THROUGHOUT 75-YEAR HISTORY   Yolonda Brinkley, creator of Diversity in Cannes, the independent film movement promoting inclusion at the Cannes Film Festival, is pleased to announce Dear Cannes, Do Better: A Celebration of Black Women in Film&...
 

 

SCI-FI Feature Space Racer launching NFT in Cannes

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  TLG Motion Pictures and Rebel Films in participation with Buffalo-8, are launching the exclusive NFT for the SCI-FI FEATURE SPACE RACER directed by Erik Bernard (Free Dead or Alive, I'll Be Watching) and represented at the Marchè by Iuvit Media Sales. The film, whose script has been sponsored by NASA, captures a futuristic story of a young woman fighting a broken society to become the first female space racer to compete in an intergalactic race filled with rivaling galax...
 

 

Cannes Forever Forever Cannes Photos of the day: Opening Ceremony

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Zelensky Addressing during the Opening Cannes Ceremony: “We will win this war.” A standing ovation for Forrest Whittaker after a very powerful montage of some of his best moments in film. Palme d'Or for Forrest Whittaker Pictures by Alan Schoneauer     ...
 

 

Springtime for Hong Kong review

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Springtime for Hong Kong ---by Moira Sullivan   Spring, seeing Hong Kong again is a well-crafted documentary short directed by Benoit Lelievre on how the third largest financial center in the world has rejuvenated itself in the midst of the challenging effects of the pandemic.  With skillfull editing and excellent cinematography the film is a bird’s eye view of Hong Kong with its many waterfront edifices and structures. The return to spring is hallmarked by tenacity and stren...
 

 

Cannes Forever Forever Cannes Photo of the day

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Your daily rendez vous with Alan Schoenauer'seye. We will be sharing some of his pictures here under our Cannes Chronicles ROSY PEDRO ALOHA PICTURES BY ALAN SCHOENAUER CANNES FILM FESTIVAL COLLECTION  ...
 

 

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Blood on the red carpet with Final Cut by Michel Hazanavicius opening Cannes (out of competition)

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  OUT OF COMPETITION COUPEZ ! (FINAL CUT) Directed by : Michel HAZANAVICIUS  2022  FRANCE   110 minutes   In a disused factory, a Z-grade horror film shoot is in full swing. Jaded technicians, uninvolved actors… only the director seems to possess the necessary energy to give life to this umpteenth low-budget zombie movie. During the preparation of a particularly difficult shot, filming is ...
 

Opening the festival with Zelenski doing a 10 minutes live adress from Kiev

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Zelensky addressing during the Opening Cannes Ceremony: “We will win this war.” Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 75th Festival de Cannes   The opening ceremony took place may17, at 7:00 pm with a live broadcast on France 2 and internationally on Brut. All of the Festival’s events will also be available to all through our media partnership with France Télévisions and Brut., which will offer a broad media coverage of the venue. Red carpet and...
 
 

How to navigate the 54th Directors' Fortnight

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Organise your visit  All the informations for the 54th Directors' Fortnight film selection is available on our website Download the screening schedule In 2022, entry is only possible upon presentation of a ticket for the specific screening.  Once the ticket booked/purchased, access to the screening is guaranteed. Reservations open four days before the day of the screening. Access to the theatre is possible up to 20 minutes before the screening. If you are unable to make it...
 

 

Mariupolis 2 by late Mantas Kvedaravičius (killed in Marioupol) screens at the 75th Festival de Cannes

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As we know, the Lithuanian filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravičius, who directed Barzakh (2011), Mariupolis (2016) and Parthenon (2019), was captured and murdered by the Russian army in Mariupol in early April. His fiancée, Hanna Bilobrova, who was with him at the time, was able to bring back the footage filmed there and edited it with Mantas' editor Dounia Sichov. The film is entitled Mariupolis 2, it was essential to show it, we added it.   Mariupolis 2 will be screened on Thursday...
 

 

The Salle du Soixantième renamed Salle Agnès Varda

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Originally named for the 60th Festival de Cannes, the Salle du Soixantième, located on the rooftop of the Riviera since 2007, will be renamed Salle "Agnès Varda". “I don't just want to show, but also make people want to see”, she said. She got her Honorary Palme d'or, then her official poster: Agnès Varda was the picture of passion, affection and mischief. Sixty-five years of creation and experimentation, almost as long as the Festival...
 

 

Check out the 75th Festival Official Selection screening guide

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  Check out the 75th Festival Official Selection screening guide from 17 to 28 May and organize your stay in Cannes!   ► Download the Screenings Guide in PDF format ...
 

 

« Rendez-vous with…» Javier Bardem, Agnès Jaoui, Mads Mikkelsen and Alice Rohrwacher at the 75th Festival de Cannes

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  Javier Bardem © Greg Williams - Agnès Jaoui © Thibault Grabherr - Mads Mikkeslsen © Kenneth Willardt - Alice Rohrwacher © Alberto Pizzoli / AFP « Rendez-vous with…» Javier Bardem, Agnès Jaoui, Mads Mikkelsen and Alice Rohrwacher at the 75th Festival de Cannes May 11, 2022 The « Rendez-vous with… » are meetings between the artists and the public of the Festival. They make it possible to savvy the vision and th...
 

 

 

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