New Festival Tastemakers: Lili Hinstin, Kim Yutani & Diana Sanchez Discuss Diversity & The Changing State Of Film Festivals — Deadline Disruptors

The Cannes Competition line-up of 50 years ago was an extraordinary one; a who’s who of iconic filmmakers. Among the 26 competing for the Palme d’Or were Sidney Lumet, Louis Malle, Andrzej Wajda, Pierre Étaix, Lindsay Anderson, Volker Schlöndorff, Cost…

‘Barry’s Bill Hader & HBO Comedy Chief Amy Gravitt To Speak At Canada’s Banff World Media Festival

EXCLUSIVE: Barry co-creator and star Bill Hader and HBO programming chief Amy Gravitt are the latest big names heading to Banff. The pair are to sit down an exclusive ‘In Conversation With’ session at the Banff World Media Festival. The festival runs J…

Jessica Hausner’s Fifth Festival Film ‘Little Joe’ Is An Homage To Frankenstein — Cannes

It’s fifth time lucky for Austria’s Jessica Hausner, who has had a strong Cannes presence since her unsettling debut Lovely Rita premiered there in 2001. After returning with the Lynchian 2004 thriller Hotel, Hausner took 2009’s provocative French reli…

Zombies Invade French Riviera As Bill Murray, Adam Driver & ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Open The 72nd Cannes Film Festival

The 72nd Cannes International Film Festival opening night went to the zombies, at least our walking dead friends as filtered through the droll style of Jim Jarmusch in The Dead Don’t Die. The director is a favorite of the fest, having been invite…