Cannes Film Festival

Philip Morris International Announces August 8 Concert to Benefit Connecticut’s Military Veterans

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Thursday, June 6, 2024

Today, as part of its continued community support, Philip Morris International (PMI) announced a charity concert in Stamford, Conn., to benefit leading workforce development nonprofit Career Resources, Inc (CRI).

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  • Today, as part of its continued community support, Philip Morris International (PMI) announced a charity concert in Stamford, Conn., to benefit leading workforce development nonprofit Career Resources, Inc (CRI).
  • The concert will take place on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2024, as part of Downtown’s Alive At Five summer concert series.
  • In a first for the concert series, a text-to-donate campaign will be displayed on the stage throughout the concert, enabling audience members to donate directly to CRI.
  • For tickets and more information please visit: Stamford Downtown Alive At Five
    Philip Morris International (PMI), U.S., is working to deliver a smoke-free future.

Peachtree Group’s Film Financing Division Gaining Notoriety

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Monday, June 3, 2024

Peachtree Group (Peachtree), a prominent private equity firm, debuted its financed film, "The Surfer,” starring Nicholas Cage, at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

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  • Peachtree Group (Peachtree), a prominent private equity firm, debuted its financed film, "The Surfer,” starring Nicholas Cage, at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.
  • This successful premiere at Cannes is just one highlight in a series of achievements by Peachtree and its film financing division, Peachtree Media Partners.
  • The firm applies this strategic insight to transform the financing landscape for television and film productions, generating significant value.
  • Peachtree has fully transitioned into film and television financing, actively collaborating with filmmakers and production companies on upcoming projects, with 20-plus opportunities currently in its pipeline.

DITP, Ministry of Commerce of Thailand Hosts "Thai Night: Where Films Come Alive" at Cannes Film Festival

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Thursday, May 23, 2024

CANNES, France, May 23, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government, hosted the prestigious "Thai Night: Where Films Come Alive" gala on 18 May 2024.

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  • CANNES, France, May 23, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government, hosted the prestigious "Thai Night: Where Films Come Alive" gala on 18 May 2024.
  • The event took place at the iconic Carlton Cannes, situated in the heart of the world-renowned Cannes Film Festival.
  • In the past year, the Thai film industry has achieved overwhelming success in terms of income and popularity, both domestically and abroad.
  • Beyond the gala, Thailand actively participates in the Cannes Film Festival through Thailand Pavilion at Marche du Film which presents Thai film productions and connect Thai filmmakers and service providers with international partners.

Hong Kong Tourism Board Launches “Live Out the Cinematic Hong Kong” at the Cannes Film Festival

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Thursday, May 23, 2024

TORONTO, May 23, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) proudly unveiled the new docufilm “Hong Kong Classics Reimagined” on Friday (May 17) in Cannes, France.

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  • TORONTO, May 23, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) proudly unveiled the new docufilm “Hong Kong Classics Reimagined” on Friday (May 17) in Cannes, France.
  • Premiering during the Marché du Film at the 77th Cannes Film Festival, the 60-minute showcase pays homage to classic Hong Kong movies while igniting the wanderlust of film lovers around the world.
  • “Hong Kong Classics Reimagined” is a celebration of the rich filmmaking legacy in Hong Kong.
  • Members of the media can download photos from the following link:
    “Live Out the Cinematic Hong Kong” Launch in Cannes:

BMW unveils The BMW XM Mystique Allure, a one-of-a-kind luxury vehicle inspired by the iconic supermodel, Naomi Campbell, at the 77th Cannes Film Festival

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

MUNICH, Germany and CANNES, France, May 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, BMW makes a bold visual statement on contemporary progressive luxury with the unveiling of the BMW XM Mystique Allure – the first-ever BMW tailored with high fashion materials, inspired by the original supermodel, Naomi Campbell, accentuated by the distinctive sounds of Hollywood film composer Hans Zimmer.

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  • Campbell, who was featured in the 2023 “Dare to be You” BMW XM campaign, an homage to self-belief, receives a unique BMW XM tailored expressly for her.
  • “Presenting the BMW XM Mystique Allure at Cannes Film Festival 2024 marks BMW’s ongoing vision in contemporary, progressive luxury,” says Stefan Ponikva, Vice President BMW Brand Experiences.
  • “Witnessing BMW's vision for the BMW XM Mystique Allure come to life has been truly incredible,” says Naomi Campbell.
  • A Hans Zimmer-created sound experience, inspired by Naomi Campbell, enhances the progressive luxury of the BMW XM Mystique Allure.

Coco Rocha, Burak Özdemir, Lena Situations at the WIBA Awards 2024 Ceremony

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Monday, May 27, 2024

The evening featured a cocktail reception, a Gala Dinner, and the Awards ceremony with a special performance by Sonique.

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  • The evening featured a cocktail reception, a Gala Dinner, and the Awards ceremony with a special performance by Sonique.
  • The Grand Prix WIBA title 2024 assigned to Burak Ozdemir, Turkish chef and restaurateur with over 129M followers on social media.
  • WIBA Awards were overseen by the World Influencers Association (WIBA) based in Monaco.
  • The typical instant reach of a WIBA Awards ballroom was over 200 million impressions.

Hong Kong Tourism Board Launches “Live Out the Cinematic Hong Kong” at the Cannes Film Festival

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Monday, May 20, 2024

Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) on proudly unveiled new docufilm “Hong Kong Classics Reimagined” on Friday (17 May) in Cannes, France.

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  • Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) on proudly unveiled new docufilm “Hong Kong Classics Reimagined” on Friday (17 May) in Cannes, France.
  • Premiering during the Marché du Film at the 77th Cannes Film Festival, the 60-minute showcase pays homage to classic Hong Kong movies while igniting the wanderlust of film lovers around the world.
  • This comprehensive guide showcases how travellers can transform their cinematic inspiration into unforgettable experiences in Hong Kong.
  • Members of the media can download photos from the following link:
    “Live Out the Cinematic Hong Kong” Launch in Cannes:

Global Times: China's cultural resilience, spiritual outlook inspire Serbia to firmly choose closer ties: director Emir Kusturica

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

In 2024, before Xi's second visit to Serbia, Kusturica returned to China as the Jury President for the Tiantan Award at the 14th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF).

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  • In 2024, before Xi's second visit to Serbia, Kusturica returned to China as the Jury President for the Tiantan Award at the 14th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF).
  • In a recent exclusive interview with the Global Times, Kusturica expressed his firm belief in the friendship between China and Serbia.
  • Twenty five years later, Kusturica believes that the friendship between China and Serbia can still bravely bear a new form of "bombardment" together.
  • Kusturica said he hopes China will get stronger, noting that Serbia "could certainly be closer to you" than it is now.

Kartoon Studios and GFM Animation Partner to Develop and Produce First Slate of Five Animated Feature Films From Stan Lee Universe

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

GFM has assembled team of LA-based talented writers with previous experience of working across Marvel projects, to develop the first scripts, working alongside the GFM team in London and Kartoon Studios.

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  • GFM has assembled team of LA-based talented writers with previous experience of working across Marvel projects, to develop the first scripts, working alongside the GFM team in London and Kartoon Studios.
  • We are excited to partner with them on this ambitious slate of projects.”
    “Stan Lee is a singular creator.
  • The stories and characters Stan created and co-created have mesmerized multiple generations of fans across the globe for many decades,” stated Guy Collins, Chairman, GFM Animation.
  • “We are honored to partner with Kartoon Studios and Stan Lee Universe to celebrate Stan’s tremendous contributions to pop culture and entertainment by bringing quality animated films for all ages to big screens around the world.”

The Sixth Annual WIBA Awards 2024 Honors the Most Impactful Personalities on Social Media at the Ceremony During Cannes Film Festival

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Monday, April 29, 2024

The sixth annual WIBA Awards for social media personalities on a mission to change the world will take place on May 24th, 2024, at the iconic Hotel Martinez during Cannes Film Festival.

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  • The sixth annual WIBA Awards for social media personalities on a mission to change the world will take place on May 24th, 2024, at the iconic Hotel Martinez during Cannes Film Festival.
  • The evening features a cocktail reception, a Gala Dinner, and the Awards ceremony with a special performance by Sonique.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240426909677/en/
    WIBA Awards 2023 Winners (Photo: Business Wire)
    WIBA Awards are overseen by the World Influencers Association (WIBA) based in Monaco.
  • Mariia Grazhina Chaplin, CEO of WIBA: “I am proud to announce the sixth edition of the WIBA Awards.