All posts tagged "cannes"

  • Cannes Do: A Filmmaker’s Guide To Cannes, Day 4

    Independent filmmaker Patricia Chica is covering the 2014 Cannes Film Festival for us. You can read part one of Patricia Chica’s personal Cannes diary right...

  • Cannes Do: A Filmmaker’s Guide To Cannes, Day 3

    You can read part one of Patricia Chica’s personal Cannes diary right here. Today, on Day Three, Patricia interviews journalist Tanya Lapointe about what it’s like...

  • Cannes Do: A Filmmaker’s Guide To Cannes, Day 2

    You can read part one of Patricia Chica’s personal Cannes diary right here. Today, in Part Two, she lets us in on some tips and...

  • Cannes Do: A Filmmaker’s Guide To Cannes, Day 1

    Patricia Chica is an independent Canadian filmmaker taking three of her short films to the 2014 Cannes Film Market. Luckily for all of us, she...

  • click How They Did It: The Incredible-but-True Story of Blue Ruin

    Prologue I’ve come to embrace the story of Blue Ruin as one of smashing success. My initial attempts to diminish or deny this reality seemed...

  • click Festival Spotlight Friday: Queens World Film Festival
    by MM Editors

    This week’s Festival Spotlight goes to Queens World Film Festival—a fest that has seen it all. Queens World Film Festival has bounced back from financial...

  • Gaining Festival Momentum: How to Find Success Without Sundance, by Kyle Patrick Alvarez

    If you don’t premiere at Sundance, can you still mount a successful festival run? Director Kyle Patrick Alvarez thinks so. If you’re an American independent...

  • follow url Things I’ve Learned As a Moviemaker: Kevin Smith

    Director, screenwriter, sometimes actor, and all-around major geek Kevin Smith has deep roots in independent moviemaking, filming his first feature, Clerks, in the convenience store...

  • Screenin’ in the Rain: Notes on Cannes 2013, Part I

    It wasn’t until the midpoint of a drizzlier and gustier than usual edition of the Cannes Film Festival that the red carpets seemed to dry—or...

  • If Only I Could Cannes:
    9 Cannes premieres to look out for (that I won’t get to see till they come to New York)
    by Josh Ralske

    Festival de Cannes is upon us. Like me, you wish you were there. Or unlike me, you are there, which raises the question of why...