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Andrei Konchalovsky at 65th Cannes

Andrei Konchalovsky at 65th Cannes for RUNAWAY TRAIN (1985). Director ANDREI KONCHALOVSKY gave a Masterclass at the American Pavillion on Monday 21st May. photo by Vanessa McMahon

Interview with TRIBECA director Geoff Gilmore

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    Geoffrey Gilmore joined Tribeca Enterprises in 2009 as Chief Creative Officer. He is responsible for Tribeca's global content strategy and leads creative development initiatives and expansion of the brand. He was before in charge of the Sundance Film Festival.  Under his direction the Tribeca Film Festival has become the most important market oriented U.S. film festival serving commercial and artistic interests. Running from April 18 and through April 29, 2012 the Festival pro...

MISS LOVELY (2012) in Un Certain Regard at 65th Cannes. An Interview.

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  India’s alternative film MISS LOVELY (2012) screened at the 65th Cannes Film Festival in the ‘Un Certain Regard’ official selection. The film’s director Ashim Ahluwalia with actors Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Anil George and Niharika Singh attended screenings and held interviews. Read interview below with MISS LOVELY cast members Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Anil George:     ME: Was it difficult to land this role or had the director written it for you? N...

MISS LOVELY (2012) in Un Certain Regard at 65th Cannes. An Interview.

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  India’s alternative film MISS LOVELY (2012) screened at the 65th Cannes Film Festival in the ‘Un Certain Regard’ official selection. The film’s director Ashim Ahluwalia with actors Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Anil George and Niharika Singh attended screenings and held interviews. Read interview below with MISS LOVELY cast members Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Anil George: ME: Was it difficult to land this role or had the director written it for you? Nawazuddin: I did a movie...

'Thai Night Cannes 2012'

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    'Thai Night' On Friday, May 18th, 2012, her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi spoke to press and invited guests at the prestigious ‘Thai Night’ event during the 65th Cannes Film Festival. The event took place at the Grand Salon of the Intercontinental Carlton and was held to honor and promote filmmaking in Thailand. New Thai Cinema has recently put itself on the map with a burgeoning of national Thai cinema which became mo...

Thai Night Cannes 2012

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'Thai Night' On Friday, May 18th, 2012, her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi spoke to press and invited guests at the prestigious ‘Thai Night’ event during the 65th Cannes Film Festival. The event took place at the Grand Salon of the Intercontinental Carlton and was held to honor and promote filmmaking in Thailand. New Thai Cinema has recently put itself on the map with a burgeoning of national Thai cinema which became most famous with the 2010 ...

'Thai Night Cannes 2012'

'Thai Night Cannes 2012'...The Princess of Thailand spoke about new Thai cinema photo by: Vanessa McMahon

'Thai Night Cannes 2012'

'Thai Night Cannes 2012'...The Princess of Thailand spoke about new Thai cinema photo by: Vanessa McMahon 

'Thai Night Cannes 2012'

'Thai Night Cannes 2012'...The Princess of Thailand spoke about new Thai cinema photo by: Vanessa McMahon 

'Thai Night Cannes 2012'

'Thai Night Cannes 2012' A celebration of Thai cinema presided by Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi. photo by: Vanessa McMahon

'Thai Night Cannes 2012'

'Thai Night Cannes 2012' A celebration of Thai cinema presided by Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi. photo by: Vanessa McMahon

'Thai Night Cannes 2012'

'Thai Night Cannes 2012' A celebration of Thai cinema presided by Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi. photo by: Vanessa McMahon

DIFF Focus at the Lincoln center

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The Dubai International Film Festival Chairman, Abdulhamid Juma, announced at the Festival de Cannes that they will be partnering with the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York to showcase Arab cinema in a special DIFF Focus on August 24-30, 2012. Based in New York, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is the world's largest presenter of performing arts offering some 5,000 programs, initiatives and events annually. The lineup for the DIFF Focus will include 10 feature films and a...

PAINTED SKIN II press conference at the 65th Cannes Film Festival.

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  Asian film ‘Painted Skin II’ takes Cannes by storm. Saturday May, 19th ‘PAINTED SKIN II’ (2012) held a press conference to debut this ambitious new Chinese epic.   DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER OF ‘THE PAINTED SKIN II’ SPEAK: “We wanted the have the best actors possible and the best kind of digital effects possible which took four years and after doing this we really wanted to come here to Cannes to present our work for the past four years. "...

‘PAINTED SKIN II’ (2012) at Cannes

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  Asian film ‘Painted Skin II’ takes Cannes by storm. Saturday May, 19th ‘PAINTED SKIN II’ (2012) held a press conference to debut this ambitious new Chinese epic.   DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER OF ‘THE PAINTED SKIN II’ SPEAK: “We wanted the have the best actors possible and the best kind of digital effects possible which took four years and after doing this we really wanted to come here to Cannes to present our work for the past four years. "...

PAINTED SKIN II press conference, Cannes 2012

PAINTED SKIN II press conference at the 65th Cannes Film Festival... PAINTED SKIN II PRESS: Directed by Wuershan and starring award-winning Chinese actress Zhou Xun (who recently completed a starring role in the epic international production "Cloud Atlas" with Tom Hanks, Hugh Grant, Halle Berry and Susan Sarandon), PAINTED SKIN II is a multi-million dollar fantasy film that explores the choices people m

Interview with Sarah Neal, Queer Palm jury member, programmer Brisbane Queer Film Festival

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                              Sarah Neal is a jury member at Queer Palme Cannes 65th. Sarah is the Head of Programming at Brisbane Powerhouse, a major producing and presenting contemporary arts centre in Australia. Sarah is also the Festival Director of the Brisbane Queer Film Festival, which enters its 13th year in 2012. Sarah has written and direc...

European Network of Young Cinema Film Journalism Workshop in Cannes: check Nisimazine Cannes 2012

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  NISI MASA – European Network of Young Cinema, proudly presents Nisimazine Cannes 2012, the result of our Film Journalism Workshop during the 65th edition of Cannes International Film Festival, where 8 participants learnt how to work as a journalist in a film festival and did the coverage of the Caméra d’Or competition (first directors features) and the short films.   Click on the image to read the e-book. ...

Omer Pasha-Leo's Club (Caucasian Love Returned)[MUSIC VIDEO]{Cannes Market Debut}

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http://youtu.be/61iKTXa2Na0 "Leo's Club" with numerous video editions from the musical "The Cal Crew" made its first debut at the recent Cannes Market 2012 in France based on Pasha's friends and their party life in the USA.Now out on iTunes and gearing up for more markets,festivals and local Cable TV premieres this year, both in Canada and the USA.         ...

The Cannes 2012 award winners comments

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After the presentation of the awards at the the closing ceremony, the award winners met for a press conference. One by one, they answered questions from  journalists. Excerpts. Michael Haneke, winner of the Palme d'or for Love (Amour) The story I tell is based on the promise my wife and I made to each other: not to separate in a situation like the one in the film. We see that all the time and it is a widespread problem. I experienced it in my own family and that is what pushed me to mak...

BAAD EL MAWKEAA (AFTER THE BATTLE) at Cannes 2012

Press conference of BAAD EL MAWKEAA (AFTER THE BATTLE) at Cannes 2012 Yousry NASRALLAH - Director and Bassem SAMRA - Mahmoud photo by Vanessa McMahon

BAAD EL MAWKEAA (AFTER THE BATTLE). Press conference at Cannes 2012

Press conference of BAAD EL MAWKEAA (AFTER THE BATTLE) at Cannes 2012

BAAD EL MAWKEAA (AFTER THE BATTLE). Press conference at Cannes 2012

BAAD EL MAWKEAA (AFTER THE BATTLE). Press conference at Cannes 2012 photo by Vanessa McMahon

BAAD EL MAWKEAA (AFTER THE BATTLE). Press conference at Cannes 2012

Omar SHAMA - Screenwriter of BAAD EL MAWKEAA (AFTER THE BATTLE). Press conference at Cannes 2012 photo by Vanessa McMahon

BAAD EL MAWKEAA (AFTER THE BATTLE). Press conference at Cannes 2012

Menna SHALABY - Reem in BAAD EL MAWKEAA (AFTER THE BATTLE). Press conference at Cannes 2012 photo by Vanessa McMahon

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