Fremaux gets new general manager title at Cannes
Cannes artistic director Thierry Fremaux has been named general manager of the festival, organizers announced Monday. The appointment was made by the Cannes board of directors on July 19 based on a proposal by Cannes president Gilles Jacob.Fremaux officially took up his new functions on August 9, while continuing to oversee selection of films for the festival.In a statement, Jacob said, 'In its sixty year history, the Cannes festival has only had three general managers: ...
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