[Cannes] All the links to follow the festival live
The 65th edition of Cannes film festival will open in an hour and you are not on the Croisette? No problem, FrenchWeb offers you a series of links so you don’t miss a thing of the event… Mobile applications, Twitter, Facebook, media sites, blogs… All means are good to closely follow the news of the festival. Review of details.
Twitter accounts that matter!
The platform of choice for stars and hot news, Twitter is the essential tool for following the latest crisp news from the festival. Among the most influential tweeters to follow are, in pole position, the Twitter accounts of the members of the jury present on the micro blooging platform: @JPGaultier, @mcgregor_ewan. Also to be continued, the official festival account @FdC_officiel, that of La Semaine de la critique @semainecannes or even that of Canal plus, which covers the festival in its entirety @cinemacanalplus. We should also note the Twitter account launched by AFP, which will provide essential information about the event. More connected “gossip”, the account @cannesenlive offers, for its part, many photos and anecdotes behind the scenes. Let us not forget Bérénice Bejo’s Twitter account (@BereniceBejo), mistress of ceremony tonight and of course the official hashtag # Cannes2012.
The official iphone application of the Cannes film festival offers exclusive video interviews but also allows all mobile users to follow, in the front row, the latest news from the Croisette. Information people, selected films, screenings, events, awards … You will not miss a bit of the latest news from the festival. Free, the application also offers a section dedicated to professionals with an interactive agenda.
Available on Android and iPhone, the application developed by Casus Belli for the CNC (National Cinema Center), also allows users to follow, on a daily basis and through the prism of the CNC, all the news of the festival. The application also offers the possibility to mark favorite news, to share CNC content, videos and photo albums via email, SMS, Facebook and Twitter, and finally to view the information flow of the CNC’s Twitter account.
On the social network, the official Festival page emphasizes the photos: Feature Film Jury, Moonrise Kingdom actors, Wes Anderson film, presented at the opening, or the young sailors from the PPM who will present the honors to festival-goers on the steps of the Palace… The festival n has not started, but the page is already very active.
Blogs and media sites
In addition to Twitter accounts and Facebook pages of guests of the Croisette, blogs are also a good way to be kept up to date with the festival’s news, but also to find interesting analyzes, indicates AFP. Among them : blogdecannes.fr or inthemoodforcannes.com and blog.madame.lefigaro.fr/festival-de-cannes. Media side, the Canal + website offers to experience the opening ceremony live.