Articles Tagged ‘Cannes Film Festival’



Canadian films are rewarded in Cannes prize-giving

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Xavier Dolan’s Mommy (pictured) and David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars earned official competition trophies from the Cannes jury on the weekend.



A24 Films acquires The Captive for U.S.

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The deal with WME Global came as Atom Egoyan’s thriller debuted in competition at Cannes.



Mongrel Media launches international distribution arm

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The first picture from the new outfit is Maudie, to be directed by Aisling Walsh.



Two Canadian films in Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight lineup

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The sidebar to the main Cannes’ competition features 19 feature films and 11 short films, and runs from May 15 to 25.



Three Canadian films in Cannes competition

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David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, Atom Egoyan’s The Captive and Xavier Dolan’s Mommy will screen in the official competition on the Croisette, fest organizers said Thursday.



Blackbird, Le Demantelement take Cannes prizes

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Blackbird (pictured) took the grand prize in the Cannes Junior program while Le Demantelement took a critics’ choice award at the festival which ended Sunday.



Blog: The allure of New Zealand’s market opportunities

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From the Cannes Film Festival, producer Paula Devonshire (pictured) discusses a roundtable on collaboration opps with the New Zealand industry and its support for its First Nations filmmakers.



Lionsgate notches $250 million in film distribution sales

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The deals stemmed from nine titles, most importantly The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and 2, the third and fourth installments of the blockbuster film franchise (The Hunger Games pictured).



Blogging from Cannes: Market schedule efficiency

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From the Cannes Film Festival, Scythia Films producer Daniel Bekerman (pictured) discusses juggling market meetings and spontaneous pitches.



Breakthrough acquires two Canuck films for Cannes

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Jeff Stephenson’s Cubicle Warriors (pictured) and Gail Harvey’s Looking is the Original Sin will have their world premieres at the market in May.

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