Cannes Grand Prix winner amongst films completed with DaVinci Resolve

Blackmagic Design has announced that Compartment No. 6 (Hytti nro 6) was amongst the films at this year’s Cannes Film Festival to be graded on DaVinci Resolve. Joint winner of the Grand Prix accolade alongside Asghar Farhadi’s A Hero, Compartment No.6 is an adaptation of Rosa Liksom’s 2011 novel, directed by Juho Kuosmanen and lensed by … Read more

Jury finalised for 74th Festival de Cannes

Around the President Spike Lee, five women and three men of seven nationalities, and coming from five continents, will have the privilege to discover the 24 films of the 2021 international Competition. As a reflection of the official selection, almost the whole world will be part of these long-awaited premieres. The jury members are as … Read more

Festival de Cannes releases official poster featuring Spike Lee

The festival released the following message to accompany the poster for the 74th Festival de Cannes: “For the immense impatience to finally find ourselves again in the Cannes setting: the seaside, the palm trees and the silver screen, just like a blank page, that will welcome the films of the Official Selection… For that curious … Read more

Additions to the Official Selection of the 74th Festival de Cannes announced

As announced during the press conference on 3 June, here are the films that will be added to the 2021 Official Selection. OUT OF COMPETITION Where is Anne Frank? by Ari Folman (Israel) CANNES PREMIÈRE Vortex by Gaspar Noé (Argentine-Italy) starring Dario Argento, Françoise Lebrun and Alex Lutz UN CERTAIN REGARD Mes frères et moi … Read more

The Cannes Film Festival 2021 line-up has been announced

Pierre Lescure and Thierry Frémaux presented the Official Selection of the 74th Festival de Cannes at the UGC Normandie in Paris. Discover the list of selected films in Competition, Un Certain Regard, Out of Competition, Midnight Screenings, Cannes Premières, and Special Screenings, below. Cannes 2021 Official Selection: In Competition Annette, dir: Leos Carax (opening night … Read more

Jodie Foster to receive honorary Palme d’or at the 74th Festival de Cannes

Guest of honour at the Opening Ceremony which will take place on the stage at the Palais des festival on Tuesday, July 6. The director, actress and American producer will kick-off the 74th edition which will draw to a close on Saturday, July 17th with the awards’ list given by the President of the Jury, … Read more

Leos Carax’s Annette starring Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver will open Cannes

Nine years after the remarkable Holy Motors, presented in competition, Leos Carax will unveil in Cannes his new feature, a film eagerly awaited by cinephiles around the world. Annette, Carax’s first film in English, will open the Cannes 74th International Film Festival on Tuesday 6 July. Set in contemporary Los Angeles, Annette tells the story of Henry, a stand-up comedian … Read more

Cannes’ Marché du Film to take place in July following pre-Cannes online screenings in late May

The Festival de Cannes’ Marché du Film will take place as usual alongside the Festival in Cannes from 6 to 15 July 2021. Due to the unusually long delay between the EFM in Berlin and the Marché du Film in Cannes, many international sales agents have expressed the need for an intermediate event in the … Read more

Cannes Film Festival delayed until July

As announced last autumn, the Festival de Cannes reserved the right to change its dates depending on how the global health situation developed. Initially scheduled for 11-22 May 2021, the festival will now take place between 6-17 July 2021. For more information about the event, please visit the website.

The Winners at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival

For 12 days, the 72nd edition of the Festival de Cannes has celebrated artists and films from different perspectives, making cinema a celebration of discovery and reunions shared all around the world. Tonight, on the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, Édouard Baer, the Master of Ceremonies, welcomed the Feature Films Jury headed by Alejandro … Read more

Delbonnel to receive Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography

Since 2013, as an official partner of the Cannes Film Festival, Angénieux has been paying a tribute to a prominent director of photography during the ‘Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography’ ceremony. This event turns the spotlight on worldwide masters of light, directors of photography, without whom cinema would not exist. After Philippe Rousselot AFC ASC … Read more

Revealed: The Jury of the 72nd Festival de Cannes

This year’s prestigious Festival de Cannes competition from 14-25 May will be appraised by the next Jury – four women and four men, from four continents and from seven different nationalities – invited this year under the first ever presidency of a Latino-American filmmaker, Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu. Pierre Lescure and Thierry Frémaux said: “The Cannes’ … Read more

Official poster of the 72nd Cannes International Film Festival revealed

The poster for the 72nd Cannes International Film Festival has been unveiled, and it features an iconic shot of the late filmmaker Agnes Varda on the set of her first film – 1954’s La Pointe Courte. The shot is of Varda, then 26,  standing on the shoulders of a technician while looking into the camera … Read more

Chayse Irvin CSC / BlacKkKlansman

Emotional Emulsions Chayse Irvin CSC / BlacKkKlansman Emotional Emulsions Chayse Irvin CSC / BlacKkKlansman WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the September 2018 issue (89) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you purchase a year’s digital subscription from just £30, or a year’s all-inclusive … Read more

“Every story has its own language” – Ed Lachman ASC

“Every story has its own language” Ed Lachman ASC “Every story has its own language” Ed Lachman ASC Lead Image: Credit – Mary Cybulski BY: Birgit Heidsiek As a Director of Photography who worked with some of the most prominent German New Wave filmmakers, as well as with the most influential American independents, Ed Lachman … Read more

The Winners at the 71st Cannes Film Festival

The curtain has come down on the 71st Festival de Cannes, which for the last 12 days has featured artists and films from all four corners of the globe. On stage at the Grand Théâtre Lumière, the Master of Ceremonies, Edouard Baer, welcomed the Feature Films Jury presided over by Cate Blanchett, for the announcement … Read more

Lachman to receive Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography

Every year, the “Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography” ceremony turns the spotlight on a director of photography whose work has marked the history of world cinema. Since its inception in 2013 tribute has been paid to Philippe Rousselot (AFC, ASC), Vilmos Zsigmond (HSC, ASC) in 2014, Roger A. Deakins (BSC, ASC) in 2015, Peter Suschitzky … Read more

Martin Scorsese and Cate Blanchett declare the 71st Festival de Cannes open!

The Festival de Cannes opened yesterday evening at the Grand Théâtre Lumière with an excerpt from Pierrot le fou by Jean-Luc Godard, from which the poster for this 71st edition was taken. The hallmark of this edition is inspiration, and the tone was set by the verve and enthusiasm of Edouard Baer, Master of Ceremonies, … Read more

Official 2018 Cannes Festival Line-Up Revealed

The 71st Cannes film festival, to be held from 8 to 19 May, has announced a 2018 selection that features big names and a truly global outlook. Iranian director, Asghar Farhardi, will open the festival with his film Everybody Knows, a thriller that stars Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem, and also included in the list … Read more

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