Monthly Archives: May 2010

Sweet memories

According to Olia, the best thing about Cannes was not the movies, not the sea, not the stars, but the pastries. (It took some serious convincing on her part to show that pastries were very much related to the Cannes … Continue reading

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Mama, did you sell your film yet?

We felt it was time to look back at our major take-aways from Cannes. As you remember, we had two screenings of the film and countless meetings and networking efforts to find potential distribution as well as festival interest. We … Continue reading

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Closing night

Tonight was the closing night of the festival.  The Croisette is already being overtaken by  people in swimming suits instead tuxedos and flip flops are taking over high heels. The last day of the festival is when all of the … Continue reading

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Where evening gowns are no longer required

We have to confess that we disappeared because… we were away from Cannes.  We went to Marseille to visit Sarah’s friend for a day. Our excuse – everyone recommends you get away from Cannes for a day in the middle … Continue reading

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Fashion as freedom of expression

Everyday, during the twenty minute walk from our apartment to the Palais des Festivals, we were looking for Ridley Scott’s shiny shorts (see previous post). No shiny shorts to report – maybe due to the weather that is cooler than … Continue reading

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Second Week in Cannes

The last time Olia was in Cannes, it was for a marketing conference organized by McDonalds.  Sitting at the market cafeteria, having lunch and observing people trying to close deals, we realized that men in black suits are essentially the … Continue reading

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Where everyone wants to be part of the scene

After spending a week in Cannes, we have a new born sympathy for Bible salesmen – that’s exactly how we feel. Between meetings and pitches, we’re very much enjoying watching people taking pictures. Here is our selection of the day.

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