Matteo Garrone may be one of Italy's finest and most innovative filmmakers working today, having had back-to-back Cannes Film Festival Grand Prize jury winners with the crime-thriller Gomorra and the modern-day spoof on fame and celebrity with Reality. Show More Summary
Blue Ruin premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, where it screened in the Directors’ Fortnight and went on to win the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize. It also has screened at Toronto, AFI Fest, Fantastic Fest and is slotted for the Spotlight section at the Sundance Film Festival underway in Park City, UT. Show More Summary
Too soon! Comma or not, the English-language title of Japanese writer/director Hirokazu Koreeda often wrenching new family drama (winner of the Jury Prize at last year’s Cannes Film Festival) bears too distinct a resemblance to the name of 1987’s universally beloved Dudley Moore/Kirk Cameron starter. Show More Summary
Jim Jarmusch‘s vampire tale Only Lovers Left Alive premiered in Cannes last year where Sony Pictures Classics acquired it. The film then went on to berths in Toronto and the New York Film Festival. Now, it’s a Spotlight title in Sundance with its first screening on Monday. Show More Summary
Pierre Lescure is back. After weeks of speculation, the former Canal Plus chief has been officially named to succeed Gilles Jacob as president of the Cannes Film Festival. Announcing the news, French Culture Minister Aurélie Filippetti...Show More Summary
Jane Campion has come a long way since her first time at the Cannes Film Festival in 1986. In the years since, the New Zealand-bred writer, director and producer has rolled out an array of acclaimed projects across film and TV, including "The Piano," "Bright Star" and the Sundance Channel miniseries "Top of the Lake." […]
Campion is an Academy Award- and Palm d'Or-winning director who has been around the festival for nearly 30 years.
PARIS (Reuters) - Oscar-winning New Zealand director Jane Campion will head the jury for the 67th Cannes film festival in May, the festival announced on Tuesday.
PARIS (AP) — Director Jane Campion, the only woman to have won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, will lead the jury for the prestigious event this year. Festival organizers announced Tuesday that Campion will succeed Steven Spielberg, who led the jury last year. Show More Summary
The New Zealand director, producer and scriptwriter Jane Campion is to preside the Jury of the next Festival de Cannes, which will take place from 14 to 25 May 2014. “Since I first went to Cannes with my short films in 1986 – Campion...Show More Summary
At just 19 years old new French acting sensation Adele Exarchopoulos became the youngest winner ever of the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or when the jury, led by Steven Spielberg, made an unprecedented move and awarded not only the...Show More Summary
Oh boy. So. Shia LaBeouf debuted a short film at the Cannes Film Festival last May called “Howard Cantour,” which he posted online yesterday to HowardCantour.com. Without giving any credit, it features lines and visuals taken directly from (Ghost World and Art School Confidential writer + famous cartoonist) Daniel Clowes’s Justin M. Damiano. The Internet figured it out somehow? [...]
Actor Shia LaBeouf has taken to Twitter to apologize for not crediting his newly released short film to artist Daniel Clowes. LaBeouf’s short, HowardCantour.com, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012 but was only posted to the Internet on Monday. Show More Summary
Shia LaBeouf has responded to reports that he plagiarized his new short film HowardCantour.com after failing to credit the work that inspired the project. The 27-year-old actor debuted his short film at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2012 and finally posted the clip online on Monday. Fans realized that the flick, which stars Jim [...]
This year was, without a doubt, jam-packed with nonstop fun! We traveled the world to get you in on the action, covering amazing events from the Cannes Film Festival in France to Comic-Con down in San Diego. On top of that, we were honored to host so many famous - and handsome - faces to our offices. Show More Summary
The Last Days On Mars had its world premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, in the Director’s Fortnight—a sidebar known for programming challenging, unconventional work. Is the title perhaps metaphorical? Nope, this film is actually set on the planet Mars. Show More Summary
After a best actor award at this year's Cannes Film Festival, there's no stopping Bruce Dern. As Woody in Alexander Payne's masterpiece "Nebraska," featured in Toronto, New York, and the Hamptons Film Festivals, he's a doddering butShow More Summary
The 64th Berlin Film Festival will pay tribute to British director Ken Loach with an honorary Golden Bear at a presentation ceremony that will feature a screening of his 1993 Cannes Jury Prize winner Raining Stones. Berlin Fest chief...Show More Summary
This summer, while heading the jury at the Cannes Film Festival, Steven Spielberg announced that he would be turning Kubrick’s legendary unproduced script about Napoleon Bonaparte into a miniseries. Deadline now reports that Baz Luhrmann—whose latest film, The Great Gatsby, opened that year’s festivities—is being courted to man the director’s chair.
EXCLUSIVE: Back when he was in France to head the Cannes Film Festival jury, Steven Spielberg dropped a bombshell when he announced that he would turn an un-produced Stanley Kubrick screenplay about Napoleon Bonaparte into a miniseries. Show More Summary