Posts Tagged ‘Cannes 64’

Ain't life Grand

Ain’t life Grand

Monday turned out to be the day of hotel terraces – the Grand (we knew where it was hiding this time) and the Majestic – and yachts – Kodak and Pinewood. Nicely glamorous, but much more suits than celebrities, you can almost smell the deals being closed. Judging by the daily reports from the likes […]

Money money money

Money money money

One of the main reasons to be in Cannes is to raise money for your film. Assuming that you want to make your film rather than simply sell it to a studio, there are a number of finance avenues open to UK independent producers. There has been an awful lot of chatter recently about public […]

Meeting Mrs Doubtfire

Meeting Mrs Doubtfire

Saturday saw us in back to back meetings around La Croisette, including one we made by the skin of our teeth because The Grand’s frontage has been obscured by vast pavillions for Variety and Audi. On days like this, when the pace and intensity of Cannes are full on, it’s good to escape to the back […]


Cannes 64 - recession, what recession?

Cannes 64 – recession, what recession?

The general feeling on the Croisette is one of bustle and industry you can almost see the big ideas hatching and next year’s Palme D’Or winner taking shape, a very different atmosphere to when we were last here. We are very excited about the next few days (and a bit miffed that we missed the […]