Cannes film festival outlines new commitment to the environment

The Festival de Cannes is putting into place a series of measures aiming at implementing its presence and future in an essential movement whereby the festival believes all cultural event organisers must be committed environmental campaigners. The festival intends to usher in an even greater commitment to environmental responsibility and action: responsibility because the time … 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.

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

Pedro Almodóvar, President of the 70th Festival de Cannes’ Jury

The flamboyant icon of Spanish cinema and world-famous director and screenwriter Pedro Almodóvar is to be the next President of the Jury for the Festival International du Film de Cannes, which begins on 17th May and will be celebrating its 70th edition. Responding to the invitation of Pierre Lescure and Thierry Frémaux, the filmmaker said: … Read more

Films on film sweep Cannes 2016 as Robbie Ryan BSC shines

Film is back and the artistry of shooting on filmstock became both cool and clear once again at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. The event closed with four of the top prizes, plus two La Semaine de la Critique awards presented to official selections, all shot on Kodak. Taking home the coveted Palme d’Or was … Read more

International Artists Breathe New Life Into The Classic Medium

Real film is back. With multiple premieres at the 2016 CANNES Film Festival shot on Kodak film, including four features in competition, as well as increased investment across the motion picture film production ecosystem, 2016 marks the moment when film is not only still a viable creative choice, but thriving again. Speaking at the Festival, … Read more