Cannes International Film Festival

by on May 29, 2010
in Film Festivals

Cannes International Film FestivalThe Cannes Film Festival is the most esteemed film event of the year. It was actually scheduled to take place in 1939 but was postponed as the World War II broke out. The festival first commenced in 1946 in Cannes the French Riviera town of the rich and famous.

It is a ten day event in which top film directors, producers and first time directors from the whole world participate. The best film of the festival wins the most prestigious award, Palme d’Or. Other prizes include The Grand Prize, The Jury Prize and the prizes for the best categories of actor, actresses, short films, director, and screen play.

The panel of jury is picked earlier in the year and comprises of international artists who are known for their outstanding performance in their respective fields. The screening of the movies takes place at the Palais des Festivals, a modern state of the art complex equipped with the best sound system and translation facilities.

Cannes International Film FestivalThe Cannes Film Festival is a non-public affair where you can view the films on invitation only. However, the general public can watch a Cannes Classic; a film especially selected for public viewing or a film although being screened at the festival but not a part of the competition. The screening of this movie takes place at Mace Beach.

The Cannes Film Festival provides an opportunity for film directors to launch their film projects globally. Another event running along with Cannes Film Festival is “Marche du Film”. It can be considered as the busiest and biggest movie market which draws a large number of buyers and sellers.

The major attraction of the festival is its red carpet event. Here you can see your favorite actor and actress dressed in gorgeous designer outfits posing for photographers.

Three Most Interesting Film Festivals

by on September 3, 2009
in European Festivals

Three Most Interesting Film Festivals

Film festivals are cinematic festivals held annually in many countries. It features different independent films that focus on a specific subject or genre. Three of the most interesting film festivals in the world are the New York International Independent & Video Festival (NYIIFVF), the Rome International Film Festival, and the Cannes Film Festival.

Three Most Interesting Film Festivals

Apart from being interesting, the New York International Independent & Video Festival is also the largest film festival in the world. It was founded in 1993 and quickly gained recognition as the leader of film festivals in the film entertainment industry as well as in the independent festival track. Over the years during the month of July, the festival has hosted many music, arts, and film events in New York and Los Angeles.

Three Most Interesting Film Festivals

Another interesting film festival in the world is the Rome International Film Festival, which works to feature filmmakers and films worldwide. The festival is managed by a non-profit organization with a mission of sharing the art of independent films. It usually takes place during the month of

Three Most Interesting Film Festivals

For more than 60 years, the Cannes Film Festival has been a standard in the industry of films. It is not only an interesting festival to participate in but also the most famous in the world. This festival often plays a significant role in defining cinematic arts and promoting new talents. It is held during the month of May every year.