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Dheepan / Son of Saul / Carol

The Cannes Film Festival concluded over the weekend, and the big prize winners have been announced. The main competition jury, led by Joel and Ethan Coen, made some surprising picks, awarding Dheepan the top prize, known as the Palme d’Or.

It’s a French-language drama about three refugees who flee Sri Lanka and seek… Continue reading Cannes 2015 Award Winners Include Refugees in France, Prisoners in Auschwitz, and Rooney Mara in the 1950s








In May, Canadian director Atom Egoyan’s latest film “The Captive” bowed as part of the prestigious Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival. Charitably it can be said reception of the film was mixed, with some stinging vitriol levelled at Egoyan.

“The Captive” is a challenging, dark film that echoes many themes prominent in Egoyan’s other works. The loss of a… Continue reading Atom Egoyan on 'The Captive,' Boos at Cannes, and Exploitation

Indian agencies notched up a total of 27 Lions and a Lions Health this year, against 34 Lions in 2013. As for Gold Lions, the tally this time was a meagre 5 against 8 last year

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | June 23, 2014

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As the curtains came down on the 61st Cannes Lions Festival on Sunday, it became clear that it was not… Continue reading Cannes Lions 2014: Poor outing as Indian tally takes a beating

JWT’s ‘Make every yard count’ film for Nike makes it to the shortlist in Editing and Sound Design sub-categories

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | June 20, 2014

Click on the image to watch Nike's 'Make every yard count' film.

Click on the image to watch Nike’s ‘Make every yard count’ film.

Among the final shortlists announced today at Cannes Lions 2014… Continue reading Cannes Lions 2014: JWT secures only 2 Indian shortlists in Film Craft