Articles Tagged ‘Cannes Film Festival’



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.



Slew of Canadian shorts screening in Cannes

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A total of 44 homegrown shorts will screen at the Cannes Market and the festival’s Short Film Corner (Jeremy Lutter’s Floodplain pictured).



Cannes programs Vancouver Film School graduating short film

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Director Arlein Perez Garcia, producer Lesly Cazares and writer Lynn Sternberger will see their 13 minute movie, Butterfly, screen as part of the Short Film Corner at the prestigious festival.



Rob Ramsay, Julian Richings and Lisa Ray find Boy Toy with Suki Films

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The trio are reuniting after starring in Craig Goodwill’s short film Patch Town, on which the upcoming feature is based.



Indie Raven Banner options Craig Davidson’s The Fighter for screen adaptation

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The deal follows Jacques Audiard’s Rust & Bone, starring Marion Cotillard and based on Davidson’s short story collection, bowing at the Cannes Film Festival.

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