Cote d'Azur Webfest will debut at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival at the Gray d'Albion, Cannes
Showcasing the "Best of the Best" unique new Web Series and Content from around the World in Drama; Comedy; Action; Animation and Fashion the Côte d'Azur Webfest will debut hot new talent during Le Marche du Film at Le Palais
Screenings will be taking place daily at the Gray d'Albion 4 located just off the busy Croisette only a 3-minute walk (1,150 feet) from the Palais des Festivals a fantastic location for their first event and…while the stars will be walking the red carpet at the major Premieres and Screenings taking place daily at Le Palais, International Content Buyers will also be looking for original short-form content to fill up the plethora of new streaming networks now taking over our lives and devices!
"The Content Landscape is changing on a daily basis and the old phrase "Content is King" is back again from the dot com revolution of the 90's" says Wallace. "Global buyers are also looking for unique digital content to fill all their streaming needs, from the streaming network giants to the up-and-comers like ATT TV, IGTV, Twitter TV, Snapchat TV, FaceBook TV, Apple TV – the list just goes on! Everyone has a huge appetite for digital content right now– so it's really an exciting time for film makers and content providers and one key area we are developing is Animation Web Series" said Wallace "we are looking forward to our partnership with Animaze com the Montreal web animation company and discovering new talent at this festival".
On May 20th in a very special afternoon of animation, they have partnered with Animaze.com and the World of Film International Film Festival to open the Côte d'Azur Webfest with An Afternoon of Animation in Cannes showcasing Japanese animated Film "Whipped Clouds" and also South Korea's "The Snowman's Gift" by acclaimed director Joo Hyun Yoo.The World of Film Festival International focuses on independent cinema from all around the globe, showcasing the work of First Feature filmmakers, Women Directors and Eastern European cinema in three main sections, First Features, The Female Perspective & Focus on Balkan Cinema, respectively. In their Fashion Category, one of the films they will screening will be Kepaza - 3 days to London Fashion Week - Directed by Sondre Fristad on May 20th, 2019 @ 11:30am in Theater 4 also in the Marche du Film, and this will be followed by a highly anticipated docu-comedy Web Fashion Series and Film, Who RU Wearing?© by award winning British female film Director Jane S. Linter. Her previous fashion docu-comedy feature Peace Love and Bikinis! won Best Documentary at the NY Independent Film Festival and was discovered by Clinton Wallace. The film is streaming live on ROKU after being licensed last year by ITN Distribution @the Cannes Marche du Film 2018.
With the timing set just perfectly right before the digital content bubble bursts on all of us - the future lookjs shiny bright for the first ever Côte d'Azur Webfest!
For more details or to attend the invitation-only screenings being announced shortly click here: https://filmfreeway.com/
Page Updated Last on: May 11, 2019