The new look American Pavilion

How likely is it that the Cannes festival 2020 will be cancelled

Just one figure is enough to measure the likelihood of the Cannes Film Festival going ahead in 2020: 60,000. That is the number of...
MIPIM

MIPIM postponed until June 2-5, 2020

A whole bunch more people will be booking accommodation and flights to Cannes around those dates.

MIPTV to continue despite coronavirus

The trade fairs in Cannes such as MIPTV, Midem and the Marché du Film rarely if ever throw in the towel. Over the years,...
Cannes Croisette during festival

Accreditations for Cannes 2020 now open

The Cannes Film Festival 2020 accreditations are now open. Lots of crazy figures are bandied out concerning the Cannes Film Festival. One of the...

Week of Italian cinema in Cannes

Outside of the Cannes Film festival and International festival of Pan-African Films, Cannes is not really a very big movie town. Nonetheless, one body...

Spike Lee: “happy, surprised” to preside Cannes 2020

One of America’s most outspoken and talented directors, Spike Lee, will preside the prestigious jury at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival 2020. The filmmaker,...
Pan-African film fest 2020

Last call for submissions for the Int’l Pan-African film fest 2020

Running since 2004, every year the International Pan-African Film Festival in Cannes provides a showcase for film-makers from the broad African diaspora. Some 5,000...
Cannes 1939 festival

Cannes 1939: cancelled festival to be held in Orléans

The French town of Orléans is holding an unusual event next November: the Cannes Film Festival 1939. The idea is to run all the...
Nuit de la Gliise in Cannes

Pushing the Limits cinema festival 2019

After the Cannes Film festival, the Pan-African Film Festival, Cannes is now also home to another exceptional cinema event: the Nuit de la Glisse/Pushing...

Alain Delon was almost the face of Cannes 2019

French icon was to feature on the festival poster French actor Alain Delon is causing ripples again. When the festival announced that the icon...