Monthly Archives: May 2007

Cannes Day 8

As this week draws to a close, I’m getting more and more tired – if filmmaking is a marathon then Cannes is a 400m sprint! Today was another good day, another distributor and another producer have asked to see the

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Cannes Day 7

Spent the day trying to find food and trying to send e-mails as my hub in Cannes the American Pavillion was closed or not serving food for most of the day aaarrgh! So I don’t have too much to report.

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Cannes day 6

Today has by far been my best day of the festival…I actually finally got some sleep last night/ this morning – so I’ve been vaguely functioning on several cylinders instead of flat-lining like yesterday. I’ve managed to pitch to a

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Cannes Day 5

Today was a day of almost,nearly and just just missing…Dawn spent breakfast cancelling her credit cards while I spent the morning going through the Marche Book (a bible of all the people in the Marche and all of their contact

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Cannes Day 4

Each day is getting progressively better from a business point of view (and from a general festival pov too)…I tried to take it easy today – people were not exaggerating about he level of burnout that we are all operating

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Cannes Day 3

Today was probably my most productive day, all I seem to have done is talk about Get Cuthbert! Interestingly, the reason we were keen to get script coverage from Wendall Thomas is that not only is she an American…her expertise

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Cannes Day 2

I’m sure when I was asked to do this blog NFM had an idea of something glamourous…well sorry to disappoint but I don’t really do glamour. So today I went to the American Pavillion or Am Pav as we say

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