Guillaume Galliennes’s autobiographical comedy about his relationship with his mother scoops unofficial top prize at Cannes.
Clio Barnard’s UK feature The Selfish Giant has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label in Cannes.
With the main Cannes competition screenings schedule reaching its end, there is a hot new leader in the annual Screen critics chart.
EXCLUSIVE: Wim Wenders has announced that Robert Redford is to direct one of the films in the 3D/2D series Cathedrals Of Culture project.
From targeting the best festival for a premiere to connecting with rising talents, Wendy Mitchell asks the experts how new producers can make the most of festivals
Financing independent films is notoriously tough, so how can new producers attract backing? Geoffrey Macnab speaks to the seasoned professionals
First-time producers should understand the commercial appeal of their film and know when to approach a sales company. Andreas Wiseman speaks to key industry sellers about what newcomers need to know about working with them
It began with a lucky calamity. Paul Schrader and Bret Easton Ellis originally came together to work on Bait, a movie backed by Spanish money that was set up at Lionsgate. When that fell apart, the two creative forces got talking about making something else.
David Hasselhoff took to the beach in Cannes this week, this time for business meetings not for Baywatch duty.
Leon Forde talks to Amit Kumar about his feature debut Monsoon Shootout, which screens in Cannes as a Midnight Screening.
Liv Ullmann’s first film as a director in more than a decade, Miss Julie stars Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell and Samantha Morton. Mark Salisbury visits the set and speaks to the director about relocating August Strindberg’s masterpiece to Northern Ireland
Andreas Wiseman talks to director David Mackenzie, actor Jack O’Connell and producer Gillian Berrie about new prison-drama Starred Up, which Independent will be shopping in Cannes.
Writer-director Anthony Wilcox’s London-set debut feature Hello Carter is a comedy adapted from his buzz short of the same name.
Documentaries are booming at Cannes, both in selection and the market. Melanie Goodfellow looks at this year’s crop and asks the experts about the current appetite for non-fiction work.
The rise of high frame rate and 4K technology will be among the points of discussion at France’s Dimension 3 (June 18-21). By Melanie Goodfellow.