CJ Talks to Jean Mizrahi, CEO Ymagis, at FNCF

I bump into Ymagis’ CEO Jean Mizrahi as we walk in opposite directions on Rue Eugene Colas that connects the centre of Deauville with the convention building on the beach. It was the first day of the annual French cinema…

French Cinema Convention Kicks Off With Heated VPF Debate

The 72nd annual FNCF convention of French cinemas launched today with a heated discussion about the benefits of digitisation and virtual print fees (VPFs). The Congres de la Federation Nationale des Cinemas Francais (FNCF) held in the seaside town of…

Cannes Film Festival Jury Answers The Netflix Question

Hanging over the start of the Cannes Film Festival today was the incessant discussion over the selection of two films produced by Netflix to appear in competition. It was all anyone attending Cannes, and especially those that aren’t, could talk…

CineEurope: Opening Ceremony Brings 2015 Conference Into Focus

This post was composed in real-time during the opening ceremony of CineEurope 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. As such we often paraphrase the addresses being given. The opening ceremony of the fifth edition of CineEurope took place against the backdrop of…

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