Côte d'Azur Webfest partner with Animaze & World of Film International Film Festival in Cannes
Featuring an Afternoon of Animation with Animaze.com, Montreal the first ever Côte d'Azur Webfest takes place this year in Cannes, France during the 72nd Annual Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) at the Gray d'Albion 4 near Le Palais, Cannes
By: Cote D'Azur Webfest
"One key area we are developing is Animation" said Wallace "and we look forward to partnering 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 works of First Feature filmmakers, Women Directors and Eastern European cinema in three main sections, First Features, The Female Perspective & Focus on Balkan Cinema, respectively.
Screenings for the Côte d'Azur Webfest will be taking place daily at the Gray d'Albion 4 May 18 – 20th which is 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 – In the Fashion Category they will be premiering a film entitled Kepaza - 3 days to London Fashion Week - Directed by Sondre Fristad on May 20th 2019 @11:30am in Theater 4. This will be followed at 12noon by a newly anticipated docu-comedy Web Fashion Series Who RU Wearing?© by award winning British female film Director Jane S. Linter who's previous fashion docucomedy feature Peace Love and Bikinis! won the NY Independent Film Festival. Discovered by Clinton H. Wallace the film can be found streaming live on ROKU after being sold last year by ITN Distribution @the Cannes Marche du Film 2018.
Other Categories at the Côte d'Azur Webfest will include Drama; Comedy; Action; and Fashion showcasing some of the "best of the best" new web series from around the world - 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 all looking for unique digital content to fill all their streaming needs, from the streaming Network Giants to the up-and-comers such as ATT TV, IGTV, Twitter TV, Snapchat TV, Facebook TV, Apple TV – the list just goes on! Everyone has such an enormous appetite for digital content right now– it's really an exciting time for film makers and content providers." With the timing set just perfectly right before the digital content bubble bursts on us all - the future is looking shiny bright for the first ever Côte d'Azur Web fest!
For more details about the Côte d'Azur Web fest, or to attend invitation-only screenings May 18 – 20th, go to their website for more details http://www.cotedazurwebfest.com . Here you can see nominated official selection Web Series and Director profiles. Or visit them at https://filmfreeway.com/
Clinton H. Wallace