JULY 2, 2013

Frédérique Bredin Appointed President of the CNC

By Myriam Laville

Succeeding Eric Garandeau, Frédérique Bredin was appointed by the Council of Ministers as President of France's Centre National du Cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC) where she will take up her duties on July 15th.

JULY 1, 2013

Billy Wilder retrospective at La Rochelle Festival

By Myriam Laville

From June 28th until July 8th, a Billy Wilder retrospective will take place at the Festival du film de La Rochelle (La Rochelle Film Festival). Twenty movies from the famous director will be shown on this occasion.

JULY 1, 2013

Seven French Artists Among Oscars Academy Invitees

By Myriam Laville

Emmanuelle Riva, the Oscar-winning French actress from Michael Haneke’s Amour, is among the actors who have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. If she accepts the invitation, she be one of the nearly 6,000 Academy members who decide each year's Oscar winners.

JUNE 24, 2013

Quentin Tarantino to be Honored at the 5th Festival Lumière

By Laura Pertuy

American director Quentin Tarantino will receive the Lumiere Award during the 5th Festival Lumière that will be held in Lyon next October 14-20, 2013. Former Lumiere Award recipients since the inception of this annual event in 2009 are Clint Eastwood, Milos Forman, Gerard Depardieu and Ken Loach.

JUNE 18, 2013

Classe Egalité des Chances: A Course for Aspiring Film Students

By Laura Pertuy

The Ecole nationale supérieure Louis-Lumière and the Fondation Culture & Diversité have selected 19 candidates for the début of a unique course called Classe Egalité des Chances at ENS Louis-Lumière.

JUNE 14, 2013

Celebrate Cinema in France this Summer !

By Laura Pertuy

If you’re planning to spend the holidays in France this summer (which kicked off unofficially last week with the sun reappearing over bridges and castles), check out our list of not-to-be-missed film festivals in must-see cities !

JUNE 12, 2013

32nd International Radio and Television Union's Grand Prix for Author’s Documentary

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

The award-winning list of the 32nd International URTI Grand Prix for Author’s Documentary - ARMAN Trophy - was announced during a ceremony in Monte-Carlo on Monday, June 10 2013, in the framework of the 53rd Monte-Carlo Television Festival.

JUNE 11, 2013

France's International Animation Film Festival Opens with Monsters University

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival will take place from June 10th to 15th and will focus on introducing the audience to the latest animated gems, film directors, current and future trends, and up-and-coming talents.

MAY 31, 2013

Cannes Palmarès !

By French Culture

The 2013 Cannes Festival wrapped up last week announcing the big winners Abdel Kechiche, Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos who shared the Palme d’Or for Blue is the Warmest Colour (La Vie Adèle - Chapitre 1 & 2).

MAY 29, 2013

Euronews now available on EnovativeTV, IPTV Platform in North America

By French Culture

Euronews expands its distribution in the United States and Canada and launches its service 24/7 to EnovativeTV subscribers, IPTV delivery platform.

MAY 29, 2013

Free Preview of TV5MONDE for Verizon FiOS Customers

By French Culture

Verizon FiOS customers can now enjoy a free preview of TV5MONDE, the 24/7 French-language television network. They can enjoy the French-language cinema, world news, documentaries, kids programming and lifestyle programming May 24th - June 3rd, 2013 on channel 1771.

MAY 24, 2013

American Short wins Cinéfondation Prize at Cannes

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury headed by New-Zealander director Jane Campion and including Maji-da Abdi, Nicoletta Braschi, Nandita Das and Semih Kaplanoğlu, has awarded the 2013 Cinéfondation Prizes in Cannes.

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