Eugene Hernandez, Brian Brooks and Peter Knegt of indieWIRE hard at work on my couch on the eve of the 17th Hamptons International Film Festival.
Many industries have a part of their calendar year that is referred to as the “silly season.” In European football it’s when the transfer windows are open in the summer and during the month of January and in the marginally independent segment of the film biz in which I find myself, it’s pretty much from January to March. In that space of time you have the Sundance, Rotterdam and Berlin film festivals, the Golden Globe Awards, the Oscar nominations and awards and the Spirit nominations and awards. Whew.
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Yesterday I emailed my third Cannes post for IFCtv.com from Madrid during a layover and my ever patient editor Alison Willmore posted it quickly and even came up with a snappy title that I forgot to add!
As always, some pix now and after the break!
(L to R): indieWIRE’s Eugene Hernandez and Brian Brooks with Bart Mueller, costume designer (with Kurt Swanson) of John Cameron Mitchell’s Shortbus at the Shortbus party in Cannes.
Continue reading Cannes #3 – IFCtv.com – “Marie Antoinette”: Let them eat fluff.
Well folks, French Internet connectivity “quirks” aside, I have managed to get my first of 6 posts from Cannes done and up on the IFCtv.com site and here it is, including a short review of The Da Vinci Code: CANNES DISPATCH: #1 – Arrivals and The Da Vinci Flop
Also, after the jump are a few pics from my journey so far. Enjoy!
Continue reading My First Cannes Report On IFC