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Studio 100 Media's "Mia and me" Movie Set to Hit Big Screens

Studio 100 Media’s highly anticipated animation feature “The Hero of Centopia” has now finished production and is ready for delivery just in time for this year’s Marché du Film. The movie, based on the internationally popular and highly successful brand and CGI/live-action TV series “Mia and me” will have its first theatrical release in Germany, Austria, and German-speaking Switzerland on 26th May, followed by France, Spain, and French-speaking Switzerl...

Mohammed Al Turki has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Red Sea Film Festival Foundation

THE SAUDI PRODUCER MOHAMMED AL TURKI APPOINTED AS CEO OF THE RED SEA FILM FESTIVAL FOUNDATION   The second edition will bring the best in Arab and World Cinema to Jeddah, nestled on the eastern shore of the Red Sea from 1 – 10 December   The Red Sea Film Foundation, an independent, non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting film culture in Saudi Arabia has today announced that Chairman of the Committee Mohammed Al Turki has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of t...

HAF Goes to Cannes line-up and screening schedule

This year comes to the sixth year that the Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) takes part in Marché du Film's Goes to Cannes program. We will showcase footages of five feature films selected from HAF20's Work-in-Progress (WIP) section that are still seeking for sales agents, distributors and/or festival screenings.   ...

Film.io Launches First Filmmaking DAO, Putting Hollywood on the Blockchain and into Fans' Hands

Originally created by a group of tech, filmmaking and crypto industry veterans, Film.io leverages NFTs and fan power to build, validate and fund diverse content. Film.io announced today that it officially launched the industry's first filmmaking Decentralized Autonomous Organization, or DAO, placing Hollywood decision-making onto the blockchain and into the hands of creators and fans. It is the first DAO providing creators with the necessary resources to take projects from ...

Featured Conferences in Cannes

Featured Conferences India | The Content Hub of the World . Thursday 19 May | 10:00 - 11:00 | Main Stage (& Online) India has an abundance of skilled & talented workforce, cultural and linguistic diversity, and an ever-growing consumption expenditure.  The country's ever-increasing digital demography, immense talent in technology, cultural diversity, discourses with a multitude of local stories, and stature as the worl...

Show me the composers in Cannes

Discover the selected composers! Spot the Composer connects music professionals (film composers, their agents, music supervisors) with feature film directors and producers. 10 international film music composers has been selected to meet directors and producers in Cannes.  Find out more about them and listen to their Disco playlist!  Find Out More About the Selected Composers  Spot the Composer is organized in partnership with: ...

Doc time in Cannes

Hooray for festivals! Cannes Docs welcomes a number of dear-to-our-hearts festivals as loyal and central partners. We strive to underline the extraordinary and very necessary role they all passionately play in bringing beautiful docs to their film-loving audiences in all parts of the world.  Meet them in person at Cannes Docs!  H4 | Riviera     CPH:DOX ...

Capstone will introduce the action-thriller Boy Kills World to buyers at the upcoming Marche du Film

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Leading Los Angeles based production and sales company Capstone Global has partnered with Wayne Fitzjohn and Simone Swart's Nthibah Pictures, Alex Lebovici's Hammerstone Studios, Sam Raimi's Raimi Productions and Roy Lee's Vertigo Entertainment and is launching sales on Moritz Mohr's highly anticipated action-thriller Boy Kills World, starring Bill Skarsgård, Jessica Rothe (Happy Death Day), Michelle Dockery, Brett Gelman ("Stranger Things," "...

Myriad Pictures picked up for sales in Cannes sales for Jon Amiel's action thriller MACE, starring James Franco

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  Myriad Pictures is pleased to announce that it has acquired worldwide sales rights for MACE from the Meyers Media Group and will commence sales at the Marche du Film at Cannes. Jon Amiel will direct from a script by David Chisholm, starring James Franco.   Myriad Pictures acquired the film from the Meyers Media Group. Lawrence Steven Meyers, Randy Dannenberg, and John Evangelides will produce. Brendan McDonald and Kirk D'Amico will serve as Executive Producers and Jona...

Kering and the Festival de Cannes will present the 2022 Women In Motion Award to actress and producer Viola Davis

Photo by AB+DM   François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kering, Pierre Lescure, President of the Festival de Cannes and Thierry Frémaux, Executive Director of the Festival de Cannes, will present the award during the official Women In Motion dinner in Cannes on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Viola Davis, known throughout the world for her acting roles and her commitment to the rights of women and minorities, is one of the most influential American actr...

The KZN Film Commission to shine the spotlight on female filmmakers at the 2022 Cannes International Film Festival

The KwaZulu Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) will  participate at the Cannes  Film Festival taking place in France from the 17th May 2022 to the 27 May 2022. The KwaZulu Natal Film’s participation is at the Pavilion Afriques which creates a unique venue for movie and trade promotion while outlining the diversity of African cinema.    In accordance with its mandate of developing and growing the KZN film industry, KZNFC will be aiming to promote lo...

“Pierre Angénieux Tribute” in Cannes to Darius Khondji

« PIERRE ANGÉNIEUX TRIBUTE » to DARIUS KHONDJI (A.F.C., A.S.C.*) and « ANGÉNIEUX SPECIAL ENCOURAGEMENT » to EVELIN VAN REI Friday May 27, 2022 at 8pm Buñuel Theater, Palais des Festivals Darius Khondji @ Peter Lindbergh As an official partner of the Cannes Festival since 2013, the premium cinema lens manufacturer Angénieux hosts the “Pierre Angénieux Tribute” every year to celebrate an exceptional cinematographe...

Protagonist is handling international sales for Artist in Residence starring Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia and Josh Hutcherson

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Academy Award-winner Diane Keaton and Academy Award-nominee Andy Garcia are reuniting after the box office hit Book Club for Academy Award-nominated writer / director Raymond De Felitta's (City Island, "Madoff," Two Family House) Artist in Residence, it was announced today by Protagonist Pictures CEO Dave Bishop.  The Hunger Games franchise star Josh Hutcherson is also set to star in the highly anticipated comedy.   Protagonist is...

Producers on the Move 2022: back to Cannes

Spotlight on the most dynamic european producers at the cannes film festival   European Film Promotion (EFP) and its member organisations are delighted to announce the 2022 line-up for EFP PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE. Twenty of the most promising, up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in EFP’s high-profile hybrid promotion and networking platform before and during the Cannes Film Festival (May 17 - 28, 2022). These are the 20 producers from 20 different ...

Brad Anderson's The Dagon to star Frank Grillo, heads to Cannes with Independent Entertainment handling international sales

Independent Entertainment will launch sales on Brad Anderson’s upcoming thriller THE DAGON at this year’s Marché du Film with CAA and Independent co-representing North American rights. THE DAGON sees award-winning director Anderson (Session 9, The Machinist, Beirut) reunite with producers Neal Edelstein (Mulholland Drive, The Ring) and Mike Macari (Alone, The Ring), following 2019’s Fractured, with an original screenplay written by Peter Mattei (Outsiders). ...

International sales start in Cannes for Play Dead starring Bailee Madison with Jerry O'Connell, Chris Butler, Chris Lee

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Voltage Pictures has inaugurated international sales on the new suspense-thriller, Play Dead starring fast rising star Bailee Madison whose credits include HBO Max's "Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin," The Strangers: Prey at Night with Christina Hendricks and Twentieth Century Fox's Parental Guidance directed by Andy Fickman and starring Billy Crystal, Bette Midler and Marisa Tomei.   Directed by Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry, M...

Independent Entertainment launch sales on Simon Amstell's comedy MARIA

  Independent Entertainment will launch sales in Cannes on MARIA, writer/director Simon Amstell’s follow-up to his critically acclaimed feature Benjamin, which will shoot in the UK and US in Autumn 2022. Produced by EMU Films (Benediction, Small Axe) MARIA will feature Academy Award Nominee Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything, On The Basis Of Sex, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) in the title role of a young woman with a history of running from reality. Struggling to a...

Film Finance Forum in Cannes Hear from Rob Reiner, Yann Demange, Thomas Benski, Philippe Rousselet and more!

  This is going to be a great event - don't miss out! 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 or Festival badge have FREE access to our event - we will provide details on how to find us at the venue closer to May 20th! International Film Finance Forum Website ...

Vamos a la playa New Acquisition from Pluto Films

 PLUTO FILM is happy to announce a new film: VAMOS A LA PLAYA by Bettina Blümner Roadmovie/Drama/Adventure, Germany/Cuba, 2022, in post-production   Synopsis When Benjamin, Judith and Katharina travel to Cuba to find Judith’s missing brother Wanja, they become more and more entrapped within a maze of delusions, sincere feelings and sexual desire. What begins as an exciting adventure, turns into a passionate love triangle that culmina...

Antonio Banderas in BANSHEE from Red Sea Media Inc.

  ANTONIO BANDERAS| TOMMY FLANAGAN (IN POST-PRODUCTION) A FORMER MILITARY OPERATIVE AND HIS PARTNER, BOTH TURNED HIRED ASSASSINS, MUST FIGHT TO KEEP THEIR FAMILIES SAFE AND TO STAY ALIVE WHEN AN ENEMY FROM THEIR PAST SEEKS REVENGE.   EXCLUSIVE STILLS       ...

TRUE CHRONICLES of RUSSIAN OPPOSITION: 2000-2022 in Antipode Sales line-up

  We'd like to inform you about our relocation. Our main office is now in Israel. We have always tried to speak truthfully and on important topics. We are excited to present the newest doc Ice Under His Feet by Kirill Nenashev.       TRUE CHRONICLES of RUSSIAN OPPOSITION: 2000-2022 in our line-up The Assassination of Anna. Crime without Punishment 2021 Far Eastern Golgotha 2021 Major/Minor Issues. Nord-Ost Tragedy 2021 Catch 2012, ...

Michelle Pfeiffer is set to star in writer/director Peter Craig’s Wild Four O’Clocks

Three-time Academy Award-nominee Michelle Pfeiffer is set to star in writer/director Peter Craig’s (The Batman, and recently worked on Top Gun: Maverick) Wild Four O’Clocks, it was announced today by Protagonist Pictures CEO Dave Bishop. Protagonist are handling international sales on the hot project and will introduce to buyers at the upcoming Marche du Film. CAA Media Finance is handling domestic sales for the film.   The highly anticipated title is the directorial debut f...

A Walk with Grace in Cannes from Princ Films

A WALK WITH GRACE FAMILY/ROMANCE USA, COMPLETED, ENGLISH LANGUAGE, WORLD MARKET PREMIERE   When his mother dies just before Easter, widowed hotshot LA exec Nate Lassiter must finally return to his hometown in Ohio. He is bringing his headstrong daughter Chloe and she will see dad’s hometown for the first time. Nate must face and complete a daunting task of signing away his family's factory. Form the start, N...

Meet the APSA team during the Cannes Marché Du Film

Competition open for 15th Asia Pacific Screen Awards Presented by the Asia Pacific Screen Academy, the Asia Pacific Screen Awards are the region’s highest accolade in film where cinematic excellence shines. With films from over 70 countries and areas in the region, APSA honours filmmaking that best reflects its cultural origins and the diversity of the Asia Pacific. APSA will consider films for competition via FilmFreeway submission. Films must have their world / internati...

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