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Interview with Producers Without Borders (PWB) Founder Kayvan Mashayekh at 75th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Attorney turned filmmaker, Kayvan Mashayekh, began his career by writing, producing and directing an epic, independent feature film called, "The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam," which Premiered at the Moscow Film Festival in 2005 and had a successful theatrical run in the US for 53 weeks in 14 separate cities. Mashayekh was the winner of the Relativity Media Special Prize of $25,000 at the 2007 Middle East International Film Festival in Abu Dhabi for his script "Batting...

Interview with Slovenian Producer Ales Pavlin on Director Fortnight Film "Ashkal" (2022) at 75th Cannes Film Festival

   Award-winning film and television producer Ales Pavlin is co-owner and co-founder of Slovenian based production house PERFO Production. His company Perfo Production has produced a few hundred commercials and many TV series and feature films, which were awarded on national and international festivals. Aside from producing, Ales also works as professor at Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television AGRFT in Ljubljana. In 2012 the European Film Promotion's (EFP) named him for ...

Interview with Producer Janine Teerling for Un Certain Regard Film "Mediterranean Fever" (2022) at 75th Cannes Film Festival

    Netherlands born and Cyprus resident Janine Teerling is a producer and writer. She recently attended the 75th annual Cannes Film Festival as one of the European Film Production (EFP) “Producers on the Move”. In its 10th anniversary, the EFP Producers on the Move the selects twenty talented and rising star European producers to highlight and celebrate during a specialized Cannes producer networking program. Having had her film “Patchwork” in t...

The Awards of Cannes 75th edition

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, American director Jeff Nichols, Indian actress Deepika Padukone, Swedish actress Noomi Rapace, Norwegian director Joachim Trier and Italian actress and director Jasmine Trinca, presented its winners' list among the 21 films presented in Competit...

Winners 2022 La Semaine de la Critique

The prizes and awards, given by the Jury of the 61st Semaine de la Critique, presided by the director Kaouther Ben Hania, are Les prix décernés par le Jury de la 61e Semaine de la Critique, présidé par la réalisatrice Kaouther Ben Hania sont Grand Prix Grand Prize La Jauría de by Andrés Ramírez Pulido ...

The 61st edition of La Semaine de la Critique in pictures

A full week of emerging feature and short films for this 61st edition The Jury of the 61st edition When You Finish Saving The World Jesse Eisenberg, réalisateur director ...

Nesta Cannes sketcher interviewed in french!

Nesta Cannes filmfestivals.com Sketch Artist ...

Emily Watson in conversation sketched at The American Pavilion 20th May 2022

Here’s my sketch with London’s own Emily Watson, where the actress is in conversation at The American Pavilion. Emily shares her remarkable story in film, her heartfelt embrace for the catatonic writer of Royal Shakespeare rhythms, and she goes back to the time with Lars Von Trier, Paris in 1996 for her dress by Dior (I’ll drop that into a colour sketch in the next edition !). Check out her performances in Breaking The Waves, The Boxer, War Horse and Chernobyl, she’s ...

Zar Amir Ebrahimi, best acting award for Holy Spider

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

  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...

The Cannes Festival & Market Beat with Awards N°7

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...

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 ...

Nesta Sketching the stars from Cannes 2022

We are Uk film panel Cannes 20th May 2022 Insights into changing markets with Mia Bays, director of the BFI Film Fund, film producer & cultural activist #ReclaimTheFrame from the UK pavilion at Cannes. Sketch stars (left to right) : Rene Bourdages of Cultural Telefilm, Canada, and Matt Brodlie of C.P. Upgrade Productions, and Graeme Mason, CEO of Screen Australia, with our panel host Mia Bays, director of The BFI film fund and @miafilms (twitter). The message to filmmakers is T...

RSIFF ‘Celebration of Women in Cinema’ Gala at the 75th Cannes International Film Festival

Mohamed Al Turki and Naomi Campbell Rossy de Palma In ‘Celebration of Women in Cinema’, the Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), hosted a gala event at the 75th Cannes International Film Festival on the grounds of the magnificent Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d’Antibes.  The ‘Celebration of Women in Cinema’ gala event recognises and celebrates female filmmakers and acting talent’s incredible work being showcased on the Festival circuit....

Cannes Forever Forever Cannes Photos of the day Javier !!!

Javier Bardem enjoying the power of Cannes   ...

Interview with Brazilian Model/Actress Barbara Vitorelli at 75th Cannes Film Festival

  Barbara Vitorelli at 75th Cannes Film Festival Brazilian born model and actress Barbara Vitorelli (29) attended the 75th annual Cannes Film Festival where she heated up the red carpet in a sustainable dress designed by Venera Tabakin. A former international beauty queen, the striking and soulful Vitorelli has travelled the world as a model and appeared on the cover of Harpers’ Bazaar, among multiple other fashion magazines. Currently living in London,...

Short Films in Competition and LA CINEF Selection to be screened in Paris

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Short films in Competition and winning student films from the LA CINEF Selection will be screened in Paris on May 31st.  Head over to the Cinéma du Panthéon to discover the very best short films from the 75th edition of the Festival de Cannes.                   6.30 pm                 The winning student films from the LA CINEF Selection First Prize IL BARBIERE COMPLOT...

Directors fortnight premiere of 'Maria Schneider, 1983'

The Festival de Cannes Directors fortnight premiere of Maria Schneider, 1983 (16mm) by Elisabeth Subrin will be held May 26 featuring Manal Issa, Aïssa Maïga, and Isabel Sandoval. Together with other filmmakers, Subrin said she was asked to work on an unpublished screenplay for Antonioni's film Technically Sweet in the 1980's to be shot on video.  It was never made when Jack Nicholson refused to shoot on location in the Amazon. Antonioni ins...

Top prizes for Un Certain Regard 2022

Top prizes for Un Certain Regard were announced tonite at Cannes.   Best film went to Les Pires - "The Worst Ones" directed by Lise Akoka & Romane Gueret (France). The film concerns a film shooting in Picasso, a suburb of Boulogne-sur-mer in north France and the casting of four teenagers  -  “worst ones?   Jury prize went to the first Pakistani film to screen at Cannes - Joyland by Saim Sadiq about the youngest son of a family who fall...

RMN Christian Mungiu sketched by Nesta Morgan

R.M.N. film portrays Mungiu’s choice of narrative, background sounds in the low gypsy life, black and grey density and less colour evoke the cold background to love. Nesta Morgan   ...

The winners of the 25th La Cinef Selection

The Short Films and La Cinef Jury, presided by Yousry Nasrallah and comprised of Monia Chokri, Félix Moati, Jean-Claude Raspiengeas et Laura Wandel, has awarded the 2022 La Cinef Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theater, followed by the screening of the winning films. La Cinef Selection included 16 student films, chosen out of 1 528 entries coming from 378 film schools around the world.   First Prize IL BARBIERE COMPLOTTISTA (A CONSPIRACY MAN) directed by V...

‘A Night of Knowing Nothing’ and ‘In the Billowing Night’ win Doc Alliance Awards

( Still: ‘A Night of Knowing Nothing’) CANNES 2022: ‘The Eclipse’ receives Special Mention The awards were handed out during the Doc Day of the Marché du Film in Cannes Doc Alliance - the network of 7 of the most influential European documentary film festivals - has announced the winners of its 15th annual Doc Alliance Awards during the Doc Day at the Festival de Cannes. The Doc Day is part of Cannes Docs, the Marché du Film’s documentary-fo...

Cannes Forever Forever Cannes Photos of the day walking anonymous in Cannes

Going almost unnoticed... ...more from Patrick ! Matthieu Rubin - Sazia Films - producer of Pierre et Jeanne by Clémentine Célarié   © ALOHA PICTURES ©  Patrick Mascaraque  http://aloha7as.wix.com/monsite 312 Avenue Charles de Gaulle 69500 Bron  France 00+33(0)621064898 aloha7.as@gmail.com Facebook / Linked in.  42 th Anniversary Cannes film Festival-Ajaccio-Usa-New York-Los Angeles Hawaii-Ho...

Cannes Forever Forever Cannes Photos of the day May 26 Jury at Suquet reception

Pierre Lescure, Vincent lindon and his jury © ALOHA PICTURES © Alan Schoenauer Carlotti  & Patrick Mascaraque  http://aloha7as.wix.com/monsite 312 Avenue Charles de Gaulle 69500 Bron  France 00+33(0)621064898 aloha7.as@gmail.com Facebook / Linked in .  42 th Anniversary Cannes film Festival-Ajaccio-Usa-New York-Los Angeles Hawaii-Honolulu-Maui-Big-Island-San Francisco-Grand Canyon-Bryce Canyon Las Vegas-Miami-Florid...

Cannes Forever Forever Cannes Photos of the day May 25 Elvis King of Cannes?

  © ALOHA PICTURES © Alan Schoenauer Carlotti  & Patrick Mascaraque  http://aloha7as.wix.com/monsite 312 Avenue Charles de Gaulle 69500 Bron  France 00+33(0)621064898 aloha7.as@gmail.com Facebook / Linked in.  42 th Anniversary Cannes film Festival-Ajaccio-Usa-New York-Los Angeles Hawaii-Honolulu-Maui-Big-Island-San Francisco-Grand Canyon-Bryce Canyon Las Vegas-Miami-Florida-Key West-Key Largo-Orlando-C...

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