Posts Tagged ‘Cannes’


Celebrating 65 Years of Cannes


The 2012 Cannes Film Festival is here. The high mass of cinema, which celebrates its 65th edition this year, opens Wednesday night with Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, the story of two 12-year-olds who fall in love in 1965 New England. The U.S. presence seems particularly strong at Cannes this year, with American titles dotting the more »


NFB/interactive and MIPTV


It’s been a big week for us at MIPTV in Cannes, France, and while we’ve been releasing information in bits and pieces, I thought I’d take a moment to group all the news in one place. What is MIPTV? MIPTV (and likewise MIPCOM) is an industry event that takes place in Cannes. It’s the world’s more »

Runaway wins audience prize at International Critics’ Week in Cannes


Cordell Barker’s animated short, Runaway, won the Petit Rail d’Or for Best Short Film at the International Critics’ Week in Cannes. The award is presented each year by a group of cinephile railwaymen in attendance at the festival and is a testament to audience appreciation. The film played to full houses. Runaway is the latest more »

The Cannes Short Film Corner – Vote Now!


This is your chance to vote for your favourite short film. The winner will be announced on May 21 at the Happy Hour of the Short Film Corner at Cannes.

Cordell Barker’s Runaway heading to Cannes


Cordell Barker’s latest animated short, Runaway, is heading to Cannes for the 48th International Critics’ Week (May 14-22). The same man who brought us (my favourite) Strange Invaders and (everyone’s favourite) The Cat Came Back has teamed up with the NFB once again to bring us Runaway, about a driverless train filled with happy passengers more »