Already on the finish of March it was stated that the International Cannes Film Festival will not happen from May 12 to 23 as a result of corona disaster. Recently, the thought for a virtual version of the competition on the Côte d’Azur was thrown into the ring, after occasions such as concert events are presently additionally seen as digital experiences that folks watch through dwell stream on the pc. Festival director Thierry Fremaux (59) is distant about these strategies. According to “Variety” Fremaux is of the opinionthat “it is a model that would not work”.

“Discover ‘Top Gun 2’ elsewhere than in the cinema?”

“Cannes with its soul, its history, its efficiency – what is a digital festival? A digital competition? We should first ask the rights holders if they agree,” Fremaux instructed Variety, explaining that it made no sense see in a virtual different. “Films by Wes Anderson or Paul Verhoeven on a computer? Discover ‘Top Gun 2’ elsewhere than in the cinema? These films have been moved to be shown on the big screen. Why should we want to show them on a digital device beforehand? “stated the Frenchman.

Since the worldwide unfold of the corona virus, the Cannes Film Festival is the primary main movie occasion in 2020 to be suspended. After weeks of hypothesis, the organizers postponed the movie competition to a later date, probably in late June or early July – however nothing has been determined but.

No Comments
Comments to: Corona crisis: Cannes is not available as a virtual version