• Netflix's Ted Sarandos Pushes Back on Cannes Chief Thierry Fremaux's Jibe About Talent Discovery

    5 days ago - By Variety

    Now that the dust has settled on the Cannes Film Festival, Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos is setting the record straight with festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux, who commented early on in the event that streaming platforms don't discover talent in the same way. At a pre-festival press conference, Fremaux had praised Netflix productions like “Mank”...
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  • Director of Controversial Cannes Documentary ‘Revolution of Our Times' Sells Off Rights to Hong Kong Protests Film

    5 days ago - By Variety

    Kiwi Chow, the Hong Kong-based director of the controversial “Revolution of Our Times” documentary that screened on the penultimate day of the Cannes Film Festival, says he has disposed of his interests in the film. “Revolution,” which takes its title from a pro-democracy protest slogan, chronicles the popular uprising in Hong Kong that started in...
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