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14-22 MAY 2024

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ARCHIVES:  Video gallery I Image gallery I Conference Future of Cinema in Cannes I PROMOTE YOUR FILM I VIDEO SERVICES IN CANNES has become the number 1 online media on cannes with 1300 articles published for the 3 past editions. 10 newsletters reaching close to 2 M film professionals...



Welcome to the Future of Film Finance with FilmHedge

FILMHEDGE: A MODERN ALTERNATIVE TO MEDIA FINANCE BANKS FilmHedge simplifies the application and funding process to secure up to $10M for qualified film and television products. Media finance is just one click away. APPLY HERE   Official sponsor of the Producers Network The Producers Network is the go-to place for producers seeking to make the most out of their time in Cannes. Launched 16 years ago, the Producers Network welcomes more than 400 producers f...

Marché du Film Highlights Final Newsletter

Cannes Marché du Film & Festival NEWSLETTER Coverage from our Team in Cannes : Vanessa McMahon, Moira Sullivan, Alice Kanterian, Nesta Morgan, Phillip Bergson, with red carpet photos by Laurent Hou and Videos from the stairs by Sissy Lin and the blog patrol led by Bruno Chatelin your editor !   Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and invites Take center stage in ...


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...

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!       ...

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...


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