Field Report: Even Indies Go Glam at Cannes [PODCAST]

Cannes 2016
This episode of Indie Film Weekly brings our first ever on-the-ground report from the epicenter of global cinema, the Cannes Film Festival.

No Film School sent a reporter—our Managing Editor Emily Buder—to Cannes for the first time. She joins me on today's show to bring us an American indie perspective of the celebrated festival, from the scene on La Croisette (the festival's main drag) to the industry market to broad-ranging and much-discussed films like Palm D'Or Winner Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake and "Palm Dog" Winner, Jim Jarmusch's Paterson. We also discuss some new European Union regulations for digital distributors and Werner Herzog's upcoming online master class. As always, the episode includes our Ask No Film School segment, plus grant and festival deadlines, gear news, upcoming indie film releases, and other notable items you might have missed while you were busy making films.

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This episode of Indie Film Weekly was produced and edited by Jon Fusco.

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Upcoming releases is actually something I really like. I'd love to see more upcoming VOD / etc releases from the NFS community!

May 26, 2016 at 8:27AM

Zack Wallnau
Cinematographer & Tinkerer