Venice follows Tribeca and Rotterdam in planting a flag in the virtual universe streaming pics on Cinando
Olivier Courson, Studiocanal chairman-CEO, accepted Variety's 2012 Achievement in International Film Award on Friday at a Baoli beach cocktail-luncheon sponsored by Chopard.
As the film world readies for the Riviera, Jerome Paillard, Cannes Market exec director, sees reason for optimism.
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If opening nights set the tone for an entire fest, the omens are good for the 64th Cannes.
Cannes may not have the airy mock-Renaissance Martin Gropius Bau, but then Berlin doesn't have "the sun, the sea, and the Croisette," Cannes market topper Jerome Paillard pointed out on Wednesday.