Relief and Real Film at Cannes

It’s well known by now that Xavier Dolan said it was a “relief” to win the Grand Prix at Cannes for Juste la fin du monde — after what some critics had to say about it — but he also says it’s enough for now, reports Morgan Lowrie of the Canadian Press (via CTV). Dolan doubts he’ll be back at Cannes next year.

(Via 24-7 Press Release) “Real film is back,” says Kodak, pointing to “multiple premieres at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival shot on Kodak film, including four features in competition”, including Dolan’s prizewinning Juste la fin du monde. The company says that nearly 100 major features were shot on 35 mm last year, and it’s working to see that the trend keeps going. We hope to have more on that for you later.

(Via CNW) The CRTC is calling in some of the cable providers in September  “to discuss how the new basic television package and flexible packaging options are being implemented across Canada”, that is, how well they’re doing at letting consumers know the best deals under the new rules. Something to do with renewing the companies’ licenses . . .

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