Film Panel: The Central Park Five with Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and Dave McMahon

(Cannes, treatment France) Directors Ken Burns and Philip Kaufman shared a moment at the American Pavilion before Burns participated in a panel discussion with his daughter Sarah Burns, decease and David McMahon for their new documentary “The Central Park 5” which is screening here at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival.

In Conversation: Philip Kaufman for Hemingway & Gellhorn

(Cannes, France) After an amazing discussion on his latest HBO film “Hemingway & Gellhorn” which is making its debut here at the Cannes Film Festival, director Philip Kaufman participated in a book signing on the American Pavilion terrace alongside panel moderator and book author Annette Insdorf for “Philip Kaufman: Contemporary Film Directors.” “Hemingway & Gellhorn” […]

In Conversation: Jennifer Lynch Announces New Tim Roth Film “A Fall From Grace.”

(Cannes, France) Director Jennifer Lynch, daughter of famed filmmaker David Lynch dropped by the American Pavilion with her producing and screenwriting team to discuss their new Tim Roth film “A Fall From Grace. Roth plays a detective who is hunting down a serial killer. The intimate discussion covered a wide range of topics from Lynch’s […]

“Beasts of the Southern Wild Roars into the American Pavilion”

(Cannes, France) Beasts of the Wild, the newly acquired Fox Searchlight film, is all the rage here at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival and the Director Benh Zeitlin, Screenwriter Lucy Alibar, Cinematographer Ben Richardson and Producers Josh Penn and Dan Janvey visited the American Pavilion to dish about their award winning feature film which […]

Industry In Focus: The Current State of Film Acquisitions

(Cannes, France) Film acquisitions is one of the biggest topics around the Cannes Film Festival as hundreds of filmmakers flood the market in search of distribution deals for their various projects. Industry tastemakers Scoot Shooman(CBS Films), Peter Van Steemberg (Magnolia Pictures), Arianna Bocco (IFC), and Rob Williams (Indominia Media) offered a wealth of information about […]

Industry In Focus: American Film Festival Programming

(Cannes, France) So you’ve made the film. What next? Many often wonder how festivals choose their programming selection or what film festivals are best to submit their projects too. John Nein (Sundance Film Festival), Rose Kuo (Lincoln Center), Frederick Boyer (Tribeca Film Festival) and Lane Kneedler (AFI) offered insight to American Pavilion guests on the […]

Industry In Focus: Film Finance in Today’s Market

(Cannes, France) Securing money for a film production is one of the hardest things to do in today’s film market. However, will several different avenues available nowadays from kickstarter to indiegogo as well as finding investors, there are now more options on the table to assist in getting a production off the ground. Knowing these […]

Master Class: Andrei Konchalovsky

(Cannes, France) Acclaimed film director Andrei Konchalovsky offered a picturesque window into his amazing film career during his Master Class at the American Pavilion, which was moderated by Lucius Barre. Of the many films that Konchalovsky has made, his masterpiece “Runaway Train” is screening in the Cannes Classics at the 65th Cannes Film Festival today […]

Student Spotlight: Bryn Woznicki “Just Desserts”

(Cannes, sales France) Bryn Woznicki, order director of the film “Just Desserts” and Ampav Intern in the restaurant, viagra premiered her film yesterday in the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner for guests and film enthusiasts. The short, “Just Desserts” is a noire style flick surrounding the seedy underbelly of a contraband store posing as […]

Industry In Focus: State of the Industry

(Cannes, France) One of the biggest questions many filmmakers have is how they can keep up with the ever-changing landscape and create bodies of film work that can stay afloat in tomorrow’s film pool. John Cooper (Sundance Institute), John Sloss (Cinetic), Nancy Utley (Fox Searchlight), Tom Bernard (Sony Pictures), Marcus Hu (Strand), and Rich Klubeck […]