The sidebar, programmed by Charles Tesson, will have more of a genre flavor than usual.
PARIS — France's Nicole Garcia, a well-regarded actress-turned-director who has worked with many of French cinemas greats, will serve as president of the Cannes Festival's Camera d'or Award jury…
UPDATED: On the heels of the Cannes Film Festival's much-anticipated press conference, Variety's Elsa Keslassy sat down with artistic director and delegate general Thierry Fremaux. Among other…
David Cronenberg, Atom Egoyan and Xavier Dolan lead a strong Canadian contingent in the 67th festival competition.
Cannes Film Festival: Early Pics Include Tommy Lee Jones’ 'The Homesman,' 'How to Train Your Dragon 2'
On the eve of the Cannes Film Festival's official selection announcement, a major competition prospect has emerged in Tommy Lee Jones' frontier drama "The Homesman."
PARIS– Rebecca Zlotowski, a leading light of France’s young generation of auteurs, has been tapped to preside the Discovery and Visionary juries of Cannes’ Critics’ Week. Zlotowski, who graduated…
PARIS– MipTV turned the spotlight on U.S. food chain Chipotle, which fully-financed “Farmed and Dangerous,” the Hulu comedy show toplining Ray Wise as Buck Marshall, a cynical spin doctor navigating…
PARIS– Cannes’ Critics Week, the sidebar dedicated to first and second films, is joining forces with Fondation Gan to launch a new fund for French distributors. The fund of 20,000 Euros ($27,700)…
CANNES– Gaumont has enlisted Pascal Chaumeil (“Heartbreaker”), to direct “Blanc” (working title), a French-language thriller drama series set in the French Alps. Chaumeil started his career…
PARIS– “Party Girl,” the directorial debut of Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis, is set to open Cannes’ Un Certain Regard on May 15. Produced by Elzévir Films and distributed by…
CANNES– BBC Worldwide is joining forces with Fabrice Larue’s Paris-based media group Newen to produce the Gallic makeover of “Last Tango in Halifax,” the hit BBC One romantic comedy series. The U.K…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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