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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 […]

Industry In Focus: The Art of Motion Picture Advertising

Marissa Garcia, cialis Mark Trugman, viagra Doug Wick, Bonnie Voland, Stephen Garrett (Cannes, France) Some of the biggest advertising and industry heads in town stopped by the American Pavilion for an afternoon panel to discuss the importance of advertising and film trailers. Among the professionals on deck were: Academy Award Wining Producer Doug Wick (Lawless), […]

In Conversation: Indie Directors at Cannes

  (Cannes, view France) Indie Directors Rodney Ascher (Room 237), Adam Leon (Gimme the Loot), Ben Wheatley (Sightseers) stopped by the American Pavilion to talk about the ever-growing indie film industry. James Rocchi from MSN Movies was on hand to moderate. “Whatever your assets are… you can use that to get visibility for your film!” […]

“Jackie Chan Drops by the American Pavilion to Unleash Chinese Zodiac!”

  (Cannes, France) Jackie Chan was in town at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival to promote his upcoming December release of “Chinese Zodiac,” written by Chan and directed by acclaimed Hollywood veteran Bret Ratner. Chan, who vows that this is his last action flick, stopped by the American Pavilion to share his trailer and […]

“Chinese Actress Vivian Wu Takes the American Pavilion by Storm!”

Actress Vivian Wu and Director Zhu Minjiang (Photo by Alaina L. Lewis) (Cannes, France) Actress Vivian Wu and Director Zhu Minjiang dropped by the American Pavilion to promote their film “To Forgive” which is screening in the Festival Market. Wu, who is wearing Michael Kohr’s sunglasses, one of the American Pavilion’s biggest sponsors, radiated on […]

Industry In Focus: American Women In Film

  Jacqueline Lyanga, look Emily Glassman, buy Christine D’Souza, Deborah McIntosh, Sharon Waxman (Photo by Alaina L. Lewis) (Cannes, France) On Saturday afternoon at the American Pavilion, a panel was offered to attendees with some of the film industries rising female stars who offered a voice and perspective on the state of Women in Film. […]

Student Spotlight: Meet the Member Services Team!

Most of these students are pursuing degrees in Event Management and Hospitality and are apart of that internship program offered here at the American Pavilion. All of them are excited for the opportunity to work with Ampav and gain hands on experience assisting guests in a fast paced environment at one of the biggest film […]

SAG Indie Roundtable: Producer Adetoro Makinde

(Cannes, France) Film Producer Adetoro Makinde (“A Good Day To Be Black and Sexy“) dropped by the American Pavilion to host a SAG Indie roundtable discussion for students about producing independent film. Makinde has been fortunate to have her work screened at the Sundance Film Festival and various other festivals around the world. She’s currently […]