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Demi Moore, documentarian Frederick Wiseman and Billy Zane are among the many actors, filmmakers and different business professionals who will likely be featured at The American Pavilion on the 2024 Cannes Movie Pageant.

Moore, Wiseman and Zane will likely be featured in separate periods of the “In Dialog” sequence, together with a bunch of 5 American Filmmakers competing within the 2024 Cannes Administrators’ Fortnight and Critics Week applications.   

In the meantime, the “Business in Focus” will function conversations with executives, producers, gross sales brokers, casting administrators, CEOs and journalists from throughout the business. This yr’s subjects embody alternatives in Ukrainian movies, worldwide movies within the U.S. market, documentaries, gross sales, finance, advertising, public relations, movie festivals, distribution and shorts.   

The competition programming runs Might 15-23, with a day by day schedule of greater than 25 panels, conversations and screenings. The discussions and one-on-one conversations will take within the Roger Ebert Convention Heart and are open to all AmPav members. The American Pavilion is owned by Penske Media Company, dad or mum of The Hollywood Reporter.

The lineup was introduced Monday by Julie Sisk, founder and president of The American Pavilion.
 
“The American Pavilion is happy to host a various and modern group of artists and executives as they converse about each facet of the movie business.  We’re honored to have so many new and returning expertise, filmmakers and leisure business leaders selecting to share their tales and experience with our membership, college students and Rising Filmmaker Showcase entrants,” Sisk mentioned.

As well as, The American Pavilion is internet hosting Home Get together, a two-day summit that includes new voices and world range within the movie business, on Might 19 and 20. This features a “Feminine Trailblazers in Hollywood” panel introduced by Gold Home, in addition to panels on the way forward for social impression movie finance, disrupting the movie world, purpose-driven filmmaking and a signing with Chaz Ebert for her new guide, It’s Time To Give a FECK: Elevating Humanity by way of Forgiveness, Empathy, Compassion and Kindness.
 
Queer Evening, which organizers tout as “the very best, greatest and solely LGBTQ+ dance social gathering tied to the competition,” is scheduled for 9 p.m. Entry is free of charge to all competition and Marché du Movie badge holders. 
 
In the meantime, the Rising Filmmaker Showcase options 36 official choice movies in 4 showcases: scholar brief movies and documentaries; Rising Filmmaker brief movies and documentaries; Rising Filmmaker LGBTQ+ movies; and an alumni showcase.

The complete programming schedule follows (topic to modifications and additions).

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

11 a.m.
INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: PR PROS
Prime publicists share their suggestions and insights into the customarily misunderstood world of movie publicity.

  • Emma Griffiths / President / EG PR
  • RJ Millard / President / Obscured Photos
  • Arianne Rocchi / Companion / Arwin Ventures
  • Moderated by Sylvia Desrochers / EVP / MPRM Communications

12:30 p.m.
IN CONVERSATION: BILLY ZANE

Throughout his illustrious profession, Billy Zane has starred in among the highest-grossing movies of all time, and among the most watched cult tv experiences, together with Titanic, Twin Peaks and the Again to the Future and Sniper franchises. Present tasks embody Waltzing With Brando, which he produced and starred in, and his directorial debut, Hallway/Evening.

2 p.m.
INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: MARKETING MAGICIANS

From preproduction by way of distribution, a wise, strategic advertising marketing campaign could make or break the success of a movie. Prime advertising professionals come collectively on this panel to share their success tales and coming tendencies.

  • Julie Fontaine / Fontaine Media Consulting
  • Karina Gechtman / VP Worldwide Advertising & Publicity / Anton
  • Valerie Van Gelder / Advertising Advisor, Producer
  • Mounia Wissinger / SVP International Advertising & Publicity / Protagonist Photos
  • Moderated by Steven Weintraub / Editor-in-Chief / Collider

6-8 p.m. – Member Cocktail Get together

Open to all American Pavilion members

THURSDAY, MAY 16

10 a.m.
IN CONVERSATION: FREDERICK WISEMAN

Offered with The American Library in Paris

From Titucut Follies (1967) to Menus-Plaisirs – Les Troisgros (2023), director Frederick Wiseman has captured the inside lifetime of establishments in his documentaries, revealing the humanity behind the partitions. Be a part of us for an intimate dialog with the legendary filmmaker as he arrives for a screening of his seminal Legislation and Order (1969) at Cannes Classics.

  • Moderated by Emilie Biggs / Head of Cultural Applications / The American Library in Paris

11 a.m.
INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: DEVELOPMENT TO PRODUCTION

The highway from growth to completed movie might be lengthy and bumpy. How do you choose the best tasks and the way do you see them by way of efficiently? Skilled producers and executives talk about the highs and lows of constructing a slate.

  • Jillian Apfelbaum / EVP Function Movie / Village Roadshow Photos
  • Lia Buman / Principal / Tango Leisure
  • Julia Stuart / Director of Authentic Movie / Sky
  • Tristen Tuckfield /  EVP Function Movie / Village Roadshow Photos
  • Alice Vail / Director of Acquisitions and Improvement / Protagonist Photos
  • Moderated by Mia Galuppo / Movie Author / The Hollywood Reporter

12:30 p.m.
INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: INTERNATIONAL FILMS IN THE U.S. MARKETPLACE

Among the most prolific distributors of worldwide movies within the U.S. talk about the challenges and alternatives of bringing these titles to audiences within the difficult post-pandemic panorama.

  • Robert Aaronson / EVP / Cohen Media Group
  • Ed Arentz / Co-President / Greenwich Leisure
  • Richard Lorber / Chairman & CEO / Kino Lorber Media Group

4 p.m.
OPPORTUNITIES IN THE UKRAINIAN FILM INDUSTRY

Discover alternatives for development and collaboration inside the Ukrainian movie business regardless of the challenges posed by the full-scale invasion. Talk about prospects for worldwide cooperation, distribution methods, and resilience of Ukrainian filmmakers.

  • Maryna Kuderchuk / Head of the Ukrainian State Movie Company
  • Victoria Yarmoshchuk / Govt Director / Ukrainian Movement Image Affiliation
  • Andriy Khalpakhchi / Normal Director / Kyiv Worldwide Movie Pageant Molodist
  • Manon Duverger / Venture Supervisor / European Solidarity Fund for Ukrainian movies
  • Philippe Azoilay / Producer
  • Moderated by Philip Illienko / Producer

FRIDAY, MAY 17

3 p.m.
INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: DOCUMENTARIES

If the “Golden Age” is over, what comes subsequent? The American Pavilion’s annual dialog in regards to the state of documentaries within the market.

  • Sara Bernstein / President / Think about Documentaries
  • Matt Burke / VP of Gross sales / Submarine
  • Nanette Burstein / Filmmaker / Elizabeth Taylor: The Misplaced Tapes (Cannes Classics)
  • Deborah Riley Draper / Filmmaker / The Legacy of Black Wall Avenue
  • John Sloss / Founder & CEO / Cinetic Media
  • Moderated by Stewart Clarke / SVP, Content material, Worldwide / Deadline

4:30 p.m.
INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: FILM FESTIVALS

The function of movie festivals within the indie movie ecosystem is extra crucial than ever. Representatives from among the most influential festivals within the U.S. collect to debate how they’re overcoming challenges and persevering with to convey filmmakers and audiences collectively.

  • Claudette Godfrey / VP of Movie & TV / SXSW
  • Mimi Plauche / Inventive Director / Chicago Worldwide Movie Pageant
  • Paul Rachman / Co-founder / Slamdance
  • Anu Rangachar / Inventive Director / Indian Movie Pageant of Los Angeles

6 p.m.
UNVEILING ‘THE GLASSWORKER’

Offered by the Pakistan Crescent Collective

Be a part of us for the Pakistan Crescent Collective’s debut at Cannes. Hear a historic discuss with Mano Animation Studios “The Glassworker” (Pakistan’s first 2D Hand Drawn Function) group, forward of its Annecy premiere. Witness Pakistani cinema historical past unfold.

  • Usman Riaz / Director
  • Khizer Riaz/ Producer
  • Moderated by Mohammed Ali Naqvi/ Chairman – Pakistani Academy Choice Committee

SATURDAY, MAY 18

11 a.m.
INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: SALES

Gross sales brokers and filmmakers collect to debate present worldwide market tendencies, success tales, options, and challenges dealing with unbiased movies searching for distribution. 

  • Louis Balsan / EVP Worldwide Distribution & Acquisitions / Anton
  • Jason Ishikawa / Senior Govt / Cinetic Media
  • Kristen Konvitz / Agent, Unbiased Movie / UTA
  • Heather Rae / Producer & Director / Fancy Dance, Frozen River

12:30 p.m.
INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: FINANCE

What fashions for financing unbiased function movies are working and what may the longer term maintain?

  • Glenn Ackermann / Founder & CEO / V Worldwide Media
  • Steven Demmler / President / Talon Leisure Finance
  • Jon Gosier / Founder & CEO / FilmHedge
  • Mark Pennell / President / Catalyst Studios
  • Moderated by Harris Tulchin / Producer, Legal professional, Creator / Harris Tulchin & Associates

2 p.m.
INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: DISTRIBUTION

A dialog with U.S. distributors who’re using theatrical, VOD, streaming and every part in between to get their movies in entrance of audiences.

  • Dan Berger / President / Oscilloscope Laboratories
  • Andy Bohn / Co-President / Greenwich Leisure
  • Peter Goldwyn / President / Samuel Goldwyn Movies
  • Lisa Schwartz / Chief Income Officer  / Kino Lorber

4:30 p.m.
IN CONVERSATION: AMERICAN FILMMAKERS IN CANNES

5 American administrators with tasks within the prestigious Administrators’ Fortnight and Critics’ Week applications talk about their journeys to Cannes.

  • India Donaldson / Author, Director / Good One
  • Carson Lund / Author, Director / Eephus
  • Ryan J. Sloane / Co-writer, Director / Gazer
  • Tyler Taormina / Author, Director / Christmas Eve in Miller’s Level
  • Constance Tsang / Author, Director / Blue Solar Palace

SUNDAY, MAY 19

HOUSE PARTY

Home social gathering is sponsored by 1497, AntiGravity Academy, Casting Society, Gold Home, Ghetto Movie Faculty, The Impression Lounge and Tasveer.

11 a.m.
FEMALE TRAILBLAZERS IN HOLLYWOOD

Offered by Gold Home

Be a part of Gold Home for an intimate chat shining the highlight on unbelievable feminine leaders within the leisure business. Hear from girls main all elements of the enterprise and the place they see the way forward for leisure.

  • Janet Yang / President / AMPAS
  • Christina Chou / Agent / CAA
  • Christine D’Souza / Producer
  • Moderated by Tiffany Chao / Vice President, Leisure & Media / Gold Home

12:30 p.m.

REEL CHANGE: THE BRIGHT FUTURE OF SOCIAL IMPACT FILM FINANCING

Offered by The Impression Lounge

Discover the sunny way forward for movie financing for this thriving sector. We’ll talk about pioneering approaches from each organizations and people who’re bringing forth a brand new period of funding exterior the standard system. Social impression leisure has solely simply begun to make its mark within the broad panorama of filmmaking.

  • Kayvan Mashayekh / Founder / Producers With out Borders
  • Robert Rippberger / Co-Founder / Social Impression Leisure Society
  • Rick Davis / Managing Companion / LOHAS
  • Moderated by Heather Mason / Founder / The Impression Lounge & Caspian Company

2 p.m.
DISRUPTING THE FILM WORLD

Offered by Antigravity, CAPE, and Dolby

This panel will function 4 creatives as they talk about how new generations of filmmakers can discover non-traditional strategies for creating work that’s daring, daring, and significant. Mild refreshments to observe.

  • Daniel Goldhaber / Director, Author and Producer
  • Fawzia Mirza / Filmmaker
  • Tawfik Alzaidi / Director
  • Marjon Javadi / Vice President, Documentary Movie & Collection / Disney
  • Moderated by Academy Award-Nominated Director Carlos López Estrada

TIME TBD
IN CONVERSATION: DEMI MOORE

Actress, Producer, and New York Occasions bestselling writer Demi Moore joins us to debate her incomparable profession, together with The Substance, premiering in competitors at Cannes. Upcoming and up to date tasks embody the Paramount+ drama Landman and Feud: Capote vs. The Swans. Moore set a report in 1995 because the highest-paid actress in Hollywood with movies like St. Elmo’s Fireplace, Ghost, A Few Good Males, Indecent Proposal, G.I. Jane and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.

  • Moderated by David Canfield / Self-importance Truthful

6 p.m.
TASVEER MATCHMAKING: FIND YOUR FUNDS

Produced by Tasveer, co-hosted by the Crescent Movie Collective

The U.S.-based Oscar-Qualifying Tasveer Movie Pageant launches the world’s first Worldwide South Asian Movie Market! Be a part of our unique velocity networking occasion. Chosen filmmaker groups will meet with established movie financiers and funders to pitch their subsequent masterpiece for a fast spherical of networking, adopted by a cocktail sundowner reception for all individuals.  Mingle and have fun on the post-event reception!

  • RSVP
  • Registering on the google kind doesn’t affirm choice, chosen individuals will obtain an e-mail affirmation no later than Might 17

MONDAY, MAY 20

HOUSE PARTY

11 a.m.
INCLUSIVE CASTING PRACTICES FOR INTERNATIONAL CO-PRODUCTIONS: Variety throughout borders and expertise

Offered by Casting Society, the Worldwide Casting Administrators Affiliation and Filmmakers Europe, the EU’s main casting platform

From dissecting methodologies for color-conscious casting to delving into the broader significance of range in storytelling, our panelists will interact in insightful conversations across the complexities of inclusive narratives. We are going to talk about how AI expertise can help Casting Administrators, analyzing its potential function in enhancing range and illustration.

12:30 p.m.
DOLBY NEW VOICES NEW VISIONS + GFS & ANTIGRAVITY ACADEMY

Filmmakers from the Ghetto Movie Faculty Roster program talk about their expertise taking part within the Dolby New Voices New Visions incubator, and the questions and concepts that drive their artwork.

  • Luna Garcia / Filmmaker / Ghetto Movie Faculty
  • Sarah Jean Williams / Filmmaker / Ghetto Movie Faculty
  • Antonello Velez / Filmmaker / Ghetto Movie Faculty
  • Dwayne LeBlanc / Filmmaker / Ghetto Movie Faculty
  • Moderated by Carlos Lopez-Estrada / Filmmaker

2 p.m.
PURPOSE-DRIVEN FILMMAKING: EMPATHY AND THE MOVIES

Panelists will talk about the development towards purpose-driven filmmaking in in the present day’s business and the way that’s impacted by the range of filmmakers, movie genres, and the modifications in funding within the filmmaking system. How does what we see on display mirror society, engender empathy, or have an effect on worldwide relations? What’s the impression of the absence of corporations like Participant Media?

  • Darrien Gipson / Govt Director / SAGIndie
  • Jacqueline Coley / Awards Editor / Rotten Tomatoes
  • Robert Daniels / Affiliate Editor / RogerEbert.com
  • Moderated by Chaz Ebert / CEO Ebert Digital / Writer of RogerEbert.com

3 p.m.
BOOK SIGNING WITH CHAZ EBERT: It’s Time to Give a FECK: Elevating Humanity by way of Forgiveness, Empathy, Compassion and Kindness

TUESDAY, MAY 21

11 a.m.
IN CONVERSATION: ASHLAND HILL MEDIA FINANCE

Ashland Hill Media Finance is a specialist movie and TV financing firm with places of work across the globe. Upcoming movies embody The Magic Faraway Tree, The Crow, Twister and Entice Home; lately launch movies embody Chief of Station and Quick Charlie. The corporate additionally backs the unbiased leisure firm Palisades Park Photos.

  • Joe Simpson / Managing Companion / Ashland Hill Media Finance
  • Simon Williams / Managing Companion / Ashland Hill Media Finance
  • Jonathan Bross / Managing Companion / Ashland Hill Media Finance
  • Moderated by Brent Lang / Govt Editor / Selection

12:30 p.m.
SURVIVE ‘TIL TWENTY-FIVE: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL INTERNATIONAL CO-PRODUCTIONS

A dialogue about efficient methods for fostering worldwide co-productions with worldwide and competition attraction within the present local weather. This panel affords insights from business specialists in manufacturing, expertise administration, casting, and movie competition participation.

2 p.m.
INDIEWIRE’S SCREEN TALK PODCAST

IndieWire’s weekly Display screen Speak podcast has delved into the most important questions dealing with the movie business for years. For this particular reside episode, be a part of Display screen Speak hosts Anne Thompson and Ryan Lattanzio for a spirited dialogue about competition buzz, awards season, and the way forward for cinema itself.

  • Anne Thompson / IndieWire
  • Ryan Lattanzio / IndieWire

Rising Filmmaker Showcase Offered by Gold Home
3:30-6 p.m. – LGBTQ+ Screenings

9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Queer Evening

An LGBTQ+ dance social gathering open to all Pageant and Marché badge holders

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22

11 a.m.
NEW HORIZONS: WORKING ABROAD AS AN AMERICAN

Offered with The American Library in Paris

American journalists and producers delve into the intricacies of working overseas. Supreme for each established and aspiring movie professionals, this dialog explores the myriad choices, private {and professional} hurdles, and career-enhancing alternatives awaiting those that enterprise past borders.

  • Nancy Tartaglioni / Worldwide Field Workplace Editor and Senior Contributor / Deadline
  • Jordan Mintzer / Movie Critic and Producer / The Hollywood Reporter
  • Moderated by Emilie Biggs / Head of Cultural Applications / The American Library in Paris

12:30 p.m.
INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: SHORT FILMS

A dialogue in regards to the vital function shorts play within the movie ecosystem.

  • Theo Dumont / Co-Founder & Co-Director / HollyShorts Movie Pageant
  • Sydney Netter / Worldwide Gross sales Agent / SND Movies
  • Nikolaj Niki Nikitin / Head of Finance & Operations / T-Port
  • Blake Rice / Filmmaker, Tea / Cannes Brief Movie Competitors

2 p.m.
Rising Filmmaker Showcase, Offered by Gold Home
3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. – Rising Filmmaker Scholar Screenings
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. – Rising Filmmaker Screenings

THURSDAY, MAY 23

Rising Filmmaker Showcase Offered by Gold Home
10 a.m.-12 p.m. – Alumni Screenings
7-10 p.m. – SAGIndie Karaoke Evening, open to all Pageant and Marché badgeholders


 

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