Santé to Cannes 2016
As ever, our annual trip to the Cannes Film Festival was an absolute hit. Celebrations kicked off at our producer party on the Friday night held at The Grand hotel, where a mixture of our clients, producers and talent got the chance to mingle. The rain did make an appearance, however thanks to the large canopy covering the majority of the terrace area (and our Premiere umbrellas of course!) everyone managed to enjoy the evening regardless.
On Saturday we took some of our clients on a tour of the Palais (exhibition centre) where they got some real insight into the business side of Cannes Film Festival, followed by an evening of glitz and glamour. We hosted a very classy poolside champagne reception at none other than the world renowned Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic. Once all palates were wet, we moved onto the Casino Barriere, where we watched a fantastic cabaret show, ate a delicious 3 course meal, and of course had a little flutter.
The highlight of the evening was finishing off at the exclusive le Marche Club, which had been taken over by Villa Schweppes for the festival period & boasted spectacular panoramic views of the city of Cannes. This combined with free flowing cocktails, ambient music and great company really finished the night off with a bang.
We completed our weekend of entertaining with a Pimms, tennis and networking event, held at the Tennis Club de Cannes. We had a mix of film contacts including producers, directors and script writers some just there for the Pimms and networking, others there for their shot at a trophy! There were a few disappointed faces after the awards ceremony, but nothing a nice glass of Pimms in the sun couldn’t fix.
In-between events the team had busy schedules full of meetings with international film contacts looking for funding for their next projects. We are very excited about the films we are in talks with – watch this space!
From all at Premiere we’d like to thank those who got involved in this year’s trip, we hope it was as enjoyable for you as it was for us and that we see you on next year’s visit!