In Cannes 2018, the sixth “Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography” tribute was accorded to Ed Lachman for a career spanning 45 years and comprising an eclectic mix of over 75 films and documentaries.
Our Cannes reporter Séamas McSwiney attempts to find a thematic order to the disparity of films in Cannes, which often helps find a deeper purpose to their individual intentions. Three of the worthier films among the lacklustre selection could be called Cold War I, II & III.
Neasa Hardiman’s Sea Fever has won the inaugural Avanpost Digital Cube Post-Production Award at the Frontières Platform, the dedicated section of industry programming & networking events for the genre film industry at the Marché du Film.
As the film world descends on the south of France and the Cannes Film Festival kicks off, Our man in Cannes, Séamas McSwiney reports on the line-up for La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs / Directors Fortnight.