Posts Tagged: Cannes

The Meeting Of Minds At Midem 2018


This past week, Cannes opened its arms once again to the global music community as Midem presented its annual conference. With attendees from over 80 countries, discussions were held over the course of four days on the issues we are facing today as well as what’s in store for the future of the music industry. After… Read more »

On The Prowl: Genre Film Festivals


Genre film festivals have become increasingly important within the indie and blockbuster space in recent years. With the premiere of Trey Edward Schultz’, It Comes At Night, at the Overlook Film Festival last year and the numerous premieres at Fantastic Fest in Austin and Sitges International Film Festival in Spain, genre film festivals have become unusual and surprising stomping grounds… Read more »

Midem Thrives In The Cannes Sunshine


I enjoy the Midem conference each year and feel that the event continues to be a valuable point of contact for certain parts of the ever-evolving music business. In many ways Midem has mirrored the changes in our Industry`s evolution and mindset moving away from a throwing of money to a much leaner relationship with newly emerging market forces and players geared… Read more »

Film Festivals: Exciting & Essential Resources


Film festival season runs from January through May, with a few outliers heading into the fall. This is the busiest and arguably most important time for the acquisitions team as the bulk of our theatrical film slate will be acquired at these events. While most of the work that goes into prepping for film festivals is the… Read more »

The Orchard Sets the Table for Oren Moverman’s “The Dinner”


Cannes gave us another gift today as the Oren Moverman film The Dinner will be served via The Orchard after acquiring all North American distribution rights. The dramatic picture is based off of Herman Koch’s novel of the same name that received literature accolades worldwide. The Orchard plans on whetting your appetite soon with a release set for… Read more »