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Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes International Film Festival is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres including documentaries from around the world. Founded in 1946, it is the world's most prestigious and publicized film festival. The invitation-only festival is held annually (usually in May) at the Palais des Festivals et des Congres.

2012 Cannes Film Festival

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival will take place from May 16 to May 27, 2012. The President of the Jury is the Italian film director Nanni Moretti.

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Horyou and PVBLIC Foundation Join Forces to Bring International Visibility to Social Innovators, NGOs, and CSR Companies
Horyou, an international media company that promotes social good, hosted its second annual Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum at the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices in Geneva, Switzerland, Oct. 23 - 25

Winston Baker Honors Claudia Bluemhuber at Women of Entertainment Finance Event in Cannes
Winston Baker, a leading global producer of entertainment finance conferences, successfully hosted their second annual "Women of Entertainment Finance" brunch at the InterContinental Carlton Hotel on May 15 to coincide with the 68th Cannes Film Festival.

House of Borel Heading to Cannes
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 19, 2015) - Following its debut at New York Fashion Week and elegant launch in San Francisco, House of Borel is making its international unveiling at the Cannes Fashion Festival, which runs alongside the Cannes Film Festival

Producer Chad A. Verdi Talks About the Sale of True-Life Boxing Film 'Bleed For This' at Cannes 2015, a global investor news source covering leading topics and sectors including sports and entertainment, releases an exclusive follow-up interview with entrepreneurial award-winning movie producer, businessman and investor Chad A. Verdi, following the sale of 'Bleed for This' to Open Road Films at the Cannes film festival.

Newly Launched Medallion Venture Lifts Hannover House to Record Revenues, Profits in Q1, 2015
Hannover House, Inc. (OTC PINK: HHSE), a leading independent distributor of films, books and entertainment products, reported that revenues for the first quarter ending March 31, 2015 increased by approximately 132% and that profits grew by 170% over the same quarterly period last year

Fairmined Gold Gains New Ground in the US
In the Peruvian desert many hours from the capital Lima, lies a small gold mining town by the name of Relave. In Relave families have depended on artisanal and small-scale mining since the 1980's when economic hardship and conflict drove numerous families to settle as informal miners

VGTel - 360 Entertainment & Productions Acquires 4K Rights to 'Zion Canyon: Treasure of the Gods': 4K TV Shipments Ramping Faster Than HD TV
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 10, 2014) - (OTCQB: VGTL) -- As shipments of 4K TVs continue to swell, VGTel - 360 Entertainment & Productions announced today that it has acquired the digital-scan and distribution rights to the Kieth Merrill-directed, Giant Screen 4K film Zion Canyon: Treasure of the Gods.

Travel-Intel: Calculating the True Costs of Travel
The price of travel is rarely calculated in dollars per distance but a new study detailed in Travel-Intel this week seems to do just that.

RRsat Successfully Restores British Classic Using 4K Techniques
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - July 22, 2014) - RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd

Singapore's Anthony Chen Joins 2014 Asia Pacific Screen Awards International Jury
Award-winning Singaporean filmmaker Anthony Chen will sit on the International Jury for this year's Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA).

Korean Actor Lee Byung-Hun Accepts Prestigious Asia Pacific Screen Award
Korean actor Lee Byung-hun has received the 2013 Asia Pacific Screen Award (APSA) for Best Performance by an Actor for his dual performance in the blockbuster Masquerade, after missing last year's APSA ceremony due to film commitments.

VGTel Announces the Appointment of Advisory Board
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 15, 2014) - VGTel, Inc.  (OTCQB: VGTL), an emerging international leader in entertainment media and film financing, today announced that Ralph Rieckermann, Christopher J. Scott and Michel Sanner, Ph.D. have been appointed to the company's Advisory Board

Legendary Director of "El Topo" Returns With Critically Acclaimed "Dance of Reality"
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Horror Film 'Dark Awakening' From Executive Producer of 'The Ring' Premieres at the Cannes Film Market This Month
Café Oscuro Films, in collaboration with Atlantic & Pacific Pictures, are pleased to announce the premiere of their most ambitious project to date, "Dark Awakening" (previously titled Nevermore) at the Cannes Film Market next May 18.

Word Entertainment Partners With Curb Entertainment for International Film Distribution
Word Entertainment -- a leading Christian entertainment company offering an array of artist services including recorded music, publishing, merchandising, booking and marketing -- today announced that it has partnered with international feature film production and distribution company Curb Entertainment, to distribute Word Entertainment's faith-based films outside of the US

Nexia's Film Division Executes Distribution Agreements for: "The Adventures of RoboRex"
Nexia Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NXHD), parent company of Green Endeavors, Inc. (OTCQB: GRNE), Redline Entertainment Inc. and WG Productions Company, announces domestic and foreign distribution agreements for The Adventures of RoboRex. Distribution Agreements are in place for the following markets: US, UK, France, Germany, Benelux, Latin America, China, Poland, and the Middle East

Dubai Film and TV Commission Launches Film Dubai Production Guide at Cannes Film Festival
Dubai Film and TV Commission (DFTC) has released the first 'Film Dubai Production Guide' - a comprehensive resource listing information about locations, talent and advice on filming and producing in Dubai

Anchor Bay Entertainment and the Weinstein Company Present the Extraordinary Film Based on the Beloved French Novel War of the Buttons on DVD on September 17, 2013
Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company present the charming and popular French tale, WAR OF THE BUTTONS, on DVD on September 17, 2013. Based on Louis Pergaud's best-selling 1912 French novel, La Guerre des boutons, WAR OF THE BUTTONS is directed by Academy Award® nominee Christophe Barratier (the box-office hit The Chorus, Original Song)

Anchor Bay Entertainment and RADiUS-TWC Present the American Independent Horror Film ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE on Blu-ray(TM) and DVD
Anchor Bay Entertainment and RADiUS-TWC announced today the Blu-ray™ and DVD release of Jonathan Levine's (Warm Bodies, 50/50) directorial debut, ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE

Emmy Award-Winning Producer, Michael Nadeau Launches Indiegogo Campaign to Fund MBE: Morning Becomes Eclectic Documentary Film
LOS ANGELES, CA --(Marketwired - November 20, 2013) - Producer/director Michael Nadeau (Art & Copy) and producer Kyle Schember, cofounder of Santa Monica-based production company Subtractive; announce the launch of their Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to finish, distribute and market their MBE: Morning Becomes Eclectic feature-length documentary film

Grand Capital Ventures, Inc. Anticipates Completing the TomCat Films Acquisition by End of Third Quarter
Grand Capital Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRCV) announced today, that the Company anticipates closing its transaction with TomCat Films prior to September 30, 2013. TomCat Films recognizes revenue through the sale of Licensing and Distribution Rights of independent films Breaks Out the Basket and Blanket for a Scenic End to Summer
The countdown to summer's end has begun with just 10 days left until Labor Day weekend. For those looking for ideas for end-of-summer activities, the travel experts at, the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, suggest taking advantage of the beautiful weather, free time and the great outdoors by packing up a picnic

Pride One Entertainment Releases Proposal for Theatrical Film, 'A Cappricio of Forest and Earth'
On July 23, Pride One Entertainment Co., Ltd. released its proposal for the theatrical film, 'A Cappricio of Forest and Earth'.'A Cappricio of Forest and Earth' takes as its motif the life of Akira Miyawaki, a world-renowned plant ecologist, now aged 85

Ang Lee Graces Taiwan Cinema Party
Drawing more than 500 people, Taiwan Cinema Party held at Plage Royale in Cannes Film Festival on May 18 was a successful hit. Taipei Factory executive producers Lee Lieh, Yeh Jufeng, and director Chang Jung-chi, Shen Ko-shang, Midi Chao, Singing Chen, Jero Yun, and Luis Cifuentes attended the party to show support for Taiwan Cinema

"Taipei Factory" Debuts in Cannes
The Taipei Factory initiated by the Taipei Film Commission and the Cannes Directors' Fortnight made its world debut at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival on May 16. The screening enjoyed a very well-received response at the Theatre Croisette and generated an energy and interest for Taiwan Cinema.

Strong Hong Kong Showing Set for Cannes This Month
Leading Hong Kong filmmakers will feature their latest cinematic projects at Marche du Film, the world's largest film market, which runs 15-26 May as part of the concurrent 66th Festival de Cannes (Cannes Film Festival).This year's Hong Kong Pavilion will be the largest to take part in the event

Naples Winter Wine Festival Raises More Than $8.5 Million for Children's Charities
An afternoon of bidding during the live auction at the 13th annual Naples Winter Wine Festival raised more than $8.5 million to benefit Collier County's underprivileged and at-risk children. The grand total raised since the first festival in 2001 has reached $116 million. The money raised is distributed through the festival's founding organization, Naples Children & Education Foundation

Fleur De Lis Film Studios Films Available to Buyers Online
Fleur De Lis Film Studios announced that numerous films in its distribution line-up are now available to qualified buyers online, in the Cannes Film Festival (Cinando) Screening Room:

Milyoni and Digital Media Rights Bring Over 100 of the Biggest Asian Films to Facebook
Milyoni, the leader in social entertainment, and Digital Media Rights, parent company of Asian Crush, the largest aggregator and distributor of Asian feature films, have teamed up to bring the biggest Asian movie titles to Facebook

GENWI Powers the Groundbreaking Festivals App From The Hollywood Reporter
GENWI (, the cloud publishing leader, announced today that the GENWI mobile Content Management System is powering The Hollywood Reporter's free Festivals App -- for smartphones and tablets -- that will cover film festivals throughout the year, including the Toronto International Film Festival, the Berlin Film Festival, the Sundance Film Festival and the Cannes Film Festival

Seven Arts Announces Strong Results at the Cannes Film Market
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Seven Arts") announced today that it expects to close over $2,000,000 in sales with distributors such as Monolith in Poland, Ster Kinekor in South Africa, Intercontinental in Hong Kong, and Panasia in China and Taiwan following the Cannes Film Festival which took place from the 16th to the 24th of May.

Rebecca Wang Entertainment Sponsors amfAR’s Paris AIDS Gala as the Series Reaches $70 Million
The American Foundation for AIDS Research‘s (amfAR) Inspiration Paris Gala 2012 in June was a star studded affair and it delivered a spectacular evening for all those privileged to be there

Mike Tyson 'saved by movie'
A film about Mike Tyson - produced when he was seen by Hollywood and the public at large as "somebody who didn't belong in society" - saved the controversial former boxer from his "pariah" tag and almost single-handedly paved the way in remaking his image.

Tamara Ecclestone imitates copy cat Kim Kardashian by wearing same mini dress
Tamara Ecclestone proved on Thursday night that she is a little bit off the pace when it comes to original fashion ideas by attending a fundraiser for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research in a mini dress that has already been worn by many celebrities.

Kate Upton flaunts her curves in see-through dress at Cannes gala
Kate Upton's see-through dress left little to the imagination as she made an appearance on the red carpet at a Cannes film festival gala.

Making film most incredible experience, says Kylie Minogue
Kylie Minogue believes that making the French movie 'Holy Motors' has been the most incredible experience of her life.

R-Patz's career in jeopardy after both post-Twilight flicks flop
Robert Pattinson, who was looking to break away from the film franchise 'Twilight' and graduate from being a boy vampire to a leading man, is having trouble in his career as both his movies post-Twilight have flopped badly.

Alec Baldwin to marry yoga instructor fiancee on June 30
Alec Baldwin Baldwin is planning a Catholic wedding with his yoga instructor fiancee, Hilaria Thomas, at a storied New York church in the weekend of June 30, according to reports.

Freida Pinto goes retro for 50's style photoshoot
Freida Pinto took on a more sultry persona when she went retro for a Fifties style photoshoot for a indie fashion magazine.

Brad Pitt to rescue stalled Marilyn Monroe biopic
Brad Pitt has signed up to produce an Australian filmmaker's stalled Marilyn Monroe biopic, according to reports.

Cheryl Cole avoids pasta and alcohol before red carpet
Cheryl Cole shared her beauty and diet tips after she showed off her stunning look at the Cannes Film Festival.

Chinese actress demands apology from paper over Bo Xilai sex scandal
'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' star Zhang Ziyi has now demanded an apology from a Hong Kong paper after it published claims she had sex with Bo Xilai for huge sums of money.

Kristen Stewart 'really proud' of topless scene
Kristen Stewart has said that she is "really proud" of going topless in her forthcoming movie 'On The Road'.

You don't have to be perfect to be loved, says Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda, who was one of Hollywood's biggest stars thanks to 60s films like 'Cat Ballou' and 'Barbarella', has revealed what she wishes she had known at the age of s18.

Best actor nominee at Cannes Film Festival serving life sentence
Italian actor Aniello Arena is a strong contender for best actor award at the Cannes Film Festival, but the only problem is that he is serving a life sentence in prison.

Kidman pays tribute to war correspondent Marie Colvin with latest film role
Nicole Kidman has dedicated her latest on-screen performance in 'Hemingway and Gellhorn', to journalist Marie Colvin, who was killed while covering the uprising in Syria earlier this year.

Minka Kelly, Jackie Kennedy, film
Minka Kelly has been reportedly roped in to play former US first lady Jackie Kennedy in director Lee Daniels' next movie 'The Butler.'

Jason Mraz to Embark on Global Concert Tour; International Trek Sees Grammy-Winning Troubadour Performing Alongside Percussionist Noel "Toca" Rivera; Additional Dates to Feature Mraz's Own Super Band; Schedule Includes a Number of Benefit Concert Events, as Well as Shows at Sydney Opera House and Ca
Atlantic recording artist Jason Mraz has announced plans for a special international tour, an extraordinary itinerary that will see the Grammy Award-winning tunesmith visiting North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. More than just a concert tour, Mraz' worldwide journey will see him celebrating music's lasting power to inspire change and help others through global citizenship.

Lars Von Trier regrets his 'foolish' comments about Nazism
Danish director Lars Von Trier has said that he regrets making "foolish" comments about Nazism at the 'Melancholia' press conference at the Cannes Film Festival in May, and blamed his native country's humour for the same.

'Sin City' star Rosario Dawson is fascinated with 'planking'
Actress Rosario Dawson has admitted to enjoying her passion for 'planking' on an American television show.

It's splitsville for Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn
It's official. Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn have split.

Kirsten Dunst insists Von Trier's Hitler comments 'came out wrong'
Actress Kirsten Dunst has offered her support to Melancholia' director, Lars Von Trier who had made a controversial statement about Nazi leader, Adolf Hitler at the recent 'Cannes film festival'.

2 new 'Terminator' films could net Arnie 24m Pounds
Arnold Schwarzenegger has been offered to star in two new 'Terminator' films that could net him around 24million pounds- the biggest comeback chance in Hollywood history.

Scarlett Johansson records music track with 'Massive Attack'
It has emerged that Scarlett Johansson is busy in the studio with the British music group Massive Attack to record a song for a new Mexican movie titled Days of Grace.

Eye-popping gem-encrusted $180K 'luxury shoe' on display at Cannes
Italian luxury shoe designer Guiseppe Zennoti collaborated with jeweler Chopard to make a 180,000-dollars pair of fuchsia high heels that caught the eyeballs of everyone at the Cannes Film festival recently. t was not easy to compete with gems on the screen at Festival but Guiseppe Zanotti came pretty close.

Kirsten Dunst bags best actress award at Cannes despite director ban
A Robert De Niro-led-jury has adjudged Kirsten Dunst as the best actress for Lars von Trier's 'Melancholia' at the Cannes Film Festival.

Did Peter Fonda commit federal crime by 'long-range rifles' threat to Obama?
Peter Fonda shocked many at the Cannes film festival after indirectly threatening US President Barack Obama, an act that could be considered a federal crime.

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