Jane Campion

Jane Campion becomes president of Cannes Jury

Jane Campion, writer, director and producer was the first ever female to be awarded the Palme d’Or at Cannes for her 1993 film ‘The Piano’. Campion was described by Cannes officials as a “major filmmaker and indefatigable pioneer.” Campion first attended Cannes back in 1986 with her short film entitled ‘Peel’, which won the ‘Short Film Palme d’Or. Her other … Continue reading

Next Pavillion Cannes

Cannes Film festival introduces new next pavillion !

This year’s Cannes festival introduced a new area which is dedicated to the main players of tomorrow’s cinema. The NEXT Pavilion will be the new welcome place for industry professionals who are looking to develop and promote their business or who are searching for a new market place. The NEXT Pavilion offers a space for film industry professional to exchange … Continue reading

British Film Talent

British Film Talent Gathers for Cannes: British Actors and Directors Attending!

This year’s Cannes festival is set to be a particularly good vintage for British film and british Film Talent alike. Six British films have their premier at the film festival this year: Mr Turner, Jimmy’s Hall, Pride, Catch me Daddy, Queen and Country and Snow in Paradise. Five of the six films have been supported by the British Film Institute … Continue reading