Articles Tagged ‘Cannes Film Festival’

Two Canadian films in Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight lineup


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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The Alpern Group 20th Anniversary Party

The Alpern Group 20th Anniversary Party - John Young (Temple Street Productions), Lara Azzopardi, Ivan Schneeberg (Temple Street Productions)

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