Cannes - A Festival Virgin's Guide™ (7th Edition)
The ultimate handbook for filmmakers and film industry professionals looking to attend the Cannes Film Festival.
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The only guide to the Cannes Film Festival you’ll ever need!
Since the first edition was published in 1997, Cannes - A Festival Virgin's Guide™ has been the leading and most detailed handbook available for filmmakers and film industry professionals looking to attend the Cannes Film Festival.
Demystifying the event and providing practical advice for attending, the book is about helping you make the most of your visit to the world's most famous film festival, and most importantly, assisting you in coming out with your wallet intact.
Packaged as a handy travel-sized book, and also available in all major eBook formats, Cannes - A Festival Virgin's Guide™ walks you through the city, the festival, and the business of Cannes, examining all of the details that are necessary to make your trip successful and cost-effective. In addition, there are six appendices of contacts and useful information for your reference, and we present a series of interviews with a range of professionals from across the industry so you can get the inside word on the event from a group of Cannes veterans.
Fully up-to-date for the 2021 festival. Lightweight 'eGuides' and single-page blog posts don't cut it! At 304 pages, Cannes - A Festival Virgin's Guide™ (7th Edition) is the most comprehensive Cannes guide there is.
ISBN 978-1-9999961-0-9 | 304 pages | Paperback A5 (148x210 mm)
After reading this book you can look forward to:
- Simple way-finding. Knowing the best way to get to Cannes, how the city is laid out, important locations (for festival purposes), and how to get about town.
- Knowing where to stay. The best areas of the city to stay in, whether you should try to save money by staying outside of Cannes, and how to make sure you don't fall for an accommodation scam.
- Getting the best eats. Some great restaurant picks for all budgets, and delicious fastfood options that won't break the bank (and aren't McDonald's).
- Knowing Cannes like a native. Will your mobile device work in Cannes? What to wear at the festival, how to navigate French business hours and holidays, and where to grab some beach time away from the crowds.
- Knowing the ins and outs of the festival. How to submit your film, making sense of the various festival sections and sidebars, finding a screening venue, and getting tickets.
- Becoming a party and networking pro. How the party system works in Cannes, the best places to network and hang out (and those to avoid), and how to escape the maddening crowds.
- Getting business done. How to prep your project, navigate the Marché du Film, set up meetings, and screen a film.
Cannes - A Festival Virgin’s Guide™
We recommend the Amazon Kindle version, which can also be read on PC, Mac, iPhone/iPad, and Android using the free Amazon Kindle Reader App.
ISBN 978-1-9999961-1-6 | Kindle, iBook, Nook
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