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Cannes 2006


184 articles available in total starting from 05/01/2006. Last article published on 01/06/2006.

Beta beats sales records

This year, Beta has had its most productive Cannes Market yet, thanks in most part to The Lives of Others, the debut feature directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, produced by Munich-based...  

01/06/2006 | Cannes 2006/Market | Germany

A good market for Les Films du Losange

The international sales team at Les Films du Losange has come back from Cannes with a smile on its face. The outfit made several deals at the market and more are set to be made, with several...  

30/05/2006 | Cannes 2006/Market | France

MEDIA films pick up awards

Cannes 2006 – Europe MEDIA films awarded "I am proud about this impressive performance of Europe's filmmakers", stated European Commissioner for Information and Media Viviane Reding, referring to...  

30/05/2006 | Cannes 2006 | Europe

Brisk sales for Bavaria on festival films

Munich-based Bavaria Film International has closed numerous sales on Critics’ Week Norwegian entry The Bothersome Man by Jens Lien and on Summer ’04 by German filmmaker Stefan Krohmer (Directors’...  

30/05/2006 | Cannes 2006 | Market

Good sales for French companies

French international sales agents at the Cannes Film Market have been keeping a low profile due in most part to the extension of negotiation periods to the weeks following the festival, but also...  

29/05/2006 | Cannes 2006/Market | France

Double victory for UK films

Last evening’s awards ceremony in Cannes was a victorious night for British cinema with the Palme d’Or awarded to veteran filmmaker Ken Loach for The Wind That Shakes the Barley, and the Jury...  

29/05/2006 | Cannes 2006 | UK

Hot titles in various sections

In official competition, European titles or co-productions that sold the most were Andrea Arnold’s debut feature and Jury Prize winner, Red Road, sold by Trust Film Sales to half a dozen...  

29/05/2006 | Cannes 2006 | Market (2)

Tepid year for business

Tepid year for business

The world’s biggest film bazaar is over. The 10,000 plus film professionals from 91 countries are back at home, checking sales memo deals and rewinding the Cannes Film Festival in their heads....  

29/05/2006 | Cannes 2006 | Market (1)

The winners speak

The winners speak

Ken Loach (Palme d’Or for The Wind That Shakes the Barley): "I’m shocked, I didn’t except this. But I’m in seventh heaven for all those who worked on the film with me. Because this is a story...  

28/05/2006 | Cannes 2006 | Awards

Rachid Bouchareb wins 2006 François Chalais Award

French-Algerian director Rachid Bouchareb was today announced the 2006 winner of the 10th François Chalais Award for his Days of Glory, screened in official competition (see interview). Backed by...  

28/05/2006 | Cannes 2006 | Awards