A vast, three-day media junket for "Lord of the Rings," including a 20-minute screening of footage and climaxing May 13 in a party at a "top-secret" chateau location -- known to all the Cannes locals…
National Films Development Corp. (NFDC) is setting up the first Indian pavilion this year at the Cannes Film Festival, which opens May 9.
FilmEngine, a film production and foreign sales company backed by funding from Florida entrepreneur Bill Shively, has signed joint ventures with management and production shingle Benderspink as well…
The Cannes Film Festival and the Cinefondation will host a star-studded tribute May 17 to French producer Anatole Dauman, who died three years ago. Fest managing director Veronique Cayla said…
Goldcrest Films is moving back into foreign sales. It has picked up international rights to the $14 million WWII drama "To End All Wars," starring Robert Carlyle and Kiefer Sutherland. Pic will world…
Cannes Film Festival sidebar Directors Fortnight is focusing on new talent, with 11 feature debuts accounting for more than half the 21 films in the lineup that will be announced today.
If Paris were destroyed tomorrow and the recipe for true love lost, archeologists could reconstruct both to perfection from just a reel of "Amelie From Montmartre." Jean-Pierre Jeunet's fresh, funny…
Cannes Film Fest prexy Gilles Jacob has pleaded for aid for a valuable film archive whose $1.5 million annual budget was axed last month.
Cannes will host an under-the-stars screening of Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "Amelie of Montmartre" ("Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain") on May 13 in the park area close to the Palais. The event will be…
A 40-minute promo reel of the first feature about the Vietnam War actually made in Vietnam will unspool during the Cannes Film Festival.
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