Cannes Film Festival

University of Texas celebrates as students win the top honour at Cannes Film Festival

The University of Texas celebrates as students win the top honour at cannes film festival for student film Skunk, The Cinéfondation Selection honors the student short films at Cannes film festival, this year the competition consisted of 16 student films which were chosen from 1,631 entries from 457 film schools from around the world. Skunk was directed and produced by … Continue reading

Gerard Butler

Cannes Exclusive Gerard Butler to Star in ‘Den of Thieves’

British actor Gerard Butler is set to arrive in Cannes this week, according to an announcement made earlier today by Variety.com. Gerard Butler is set to star in upcoming thriller ‘Den of Thieves’. The film centres on a legendary bank heist crew who decide to rob the Federal Reserve in Los Angeles. Relativity Distribution Management launched sales at Cannes earlier this week. … Continue reading

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