Posts tagged "Cannes 2016"
Freedom or the The Five Obstructions? – short genres from a director’s point of view

Freedom or the The Five Obstructions? – short genres from a director’s point of view

The short film format is an elusive one – when one thinks one has caught and understood it, it has already evaporated. From time to time, short films turn up on the internet, sometimes on the big screen before feature films, or on television – or even curated in blocks at film festivals. Shorts sometimes...
Freckles - Interview with Denise Papas Meechan

Freckles – Interview with Denise Papas Meechan

Freckles is an ​American short film from the Cannes Short Film Catalogue, we asked the director Denise Papas Meechan to answer a couple of questions. The film is represented this year in the Cannes Short Film Corner. What is your film about? What are the main topics raised by the story? Freckles is a short...
"Hello! I'm a producer of Woody Allen" - Interview with Marina Orlova

“Hello! I’m a producer of Woody Allen” – Interview with Marina Orlova

Hello, I’m the producer of Woody Allen is an Italian short film from the 2016 Short Film Catalog, and it’s represented this year at the Cannes Short Film Corner. Here’s an interview with Marina Orlova, who is the scriptwriter, producer, composer and lead actress in the film. What is your film about? It’s about a...
From paralysis to opportunity – it's a new world out there, so adapt, adapt, adapt!

From paralysis to opportunity – it’s a new world out there, so adapt, adapt, adapt!

The only way to embrace new media is to drop the outdated definition of what a filmmaker is and does. text by Ádám Dobay There’s this guy on Vine called Arthur. Arthur lives in London, drives a truck, and has an awfully cute baby. His six-second videos are sarcastic, tongue-in-cheek portrayals of his self-stereotyped persona...
World of Young Cinema - the Cannes 2016 issue is out now!

World of Young Cinema – the Cannes 2016 issue is out now!

The Cannes 2016 issue of the first feature and short film magazine World of Young Cinema is out now! The English-language first feature and short film magazine writes about young cinema professionals and their activities. Emerging producers from the Producers on the Move programme share their thoughts on their works and hopes for the future,...
The short film and Cinéfondation jury members of Cannes

The short film and Cinéfondation jury members of Cannes

The first Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury was organised in 1998. This year it is presided over by the Japanese director and writer Naomi Kawase, and brings together the following names from the film world: Naomi Kawase – director – Japan Marie-Josée CROZE – actress – Canada, France Jean-Marie LARRIEU – director, screenwriter – France...
15 projects selected for the Cinéfondation Atelier

15 projects selected for the Cinéfondation Atelier

15 feature film project have been selected from 14 countries, for the Cinéfondation Atelier, that will celebreate its 12th edition, at the 69th Cannes Film Festival. The festival will be held between the 11-22nd of May, 2016. Here are the projects: Sow the Wind by Danilo Caputo / Italy Animas by José Ortuño /Spain Ni dieux ni maîtres...