A Festival Virgin's Guide...
is the leading handbook for filmmakers and film industry
professionals looking to attend the Cannes Film Festival
for the first time. Demystifying the event and providing
practical advice for attending, Cannes - A Festival
Virgin's Guide is about helping you make the most of your
visit to the world's most famous film festival.
Packaged as a handy travel-sized book, Cannes - A
Festival Virgin's Guide walks you through the city, the
festival, and the business of Cannes, examining all of
the details that are necessary to make your trip a
resounding success. The book also includes a series of
interviews with a group of Cannes veterans from across
the industry, and six appendices of contacts and useful
information. At nearly 240 pages, the fifth edition of
Cannes - A Festival Virgin's Guide is the most detailed
festival guidebook yet!
Authors For Authors
seminars are a push to help authors make more of a living
from their hard work. You get a great book, they get to
sell 100 copies or more at once. We all get a great night
out that is as informative as it is entertaining.
to pay by cheque?
us an email to confirm your place and then
send a cheque payable to Hard Copy, to Hard Copy, Ealing
Studios, Ealing Green, London, W5 5EP.
The Cannes Film Festival and Film Market, in
the South of France in May, is the nerve centre and party
event of the film business in the western world -
its just over a week long and EVERYONE who is
ANYONE in the movie business is there... so WHY
arent you there?
This fabulous seminar is run by Benjamin Craig, who runs
www.cannesguide.com and is the author of the Virgins
Guide To Cannes, which is now in its 5th
edition. Unlike other seminars on Cannes that are just
fun stories from the Croisette, about how we all
got drunk and fell off the boat... Bens event
is both detailed and structured, giving YOU all the
knowledge you need to get there and make the most of this
awesome festival and market that is so critical to your
Bens seminar will offer detailed, practical and
pragmatic techniques and tips so that YOU can maximise
your impact and minimise your spend. It truly is the best
£15 you can spend before you go to Cannes - and hey, if you dont come on
this seminar and get the skinny on how to do
Cannes, you could easily blow £15 on a glass of
And dont think that Cannes is just for producers
and directors, the savvy actors, writers, editors,
DPs and other crew members are all there too,
rubbing shoulders with the power players and making new
relationships that can lead to amazing new opportunities.
Remember, all active Sales Agents and Distributors who
could handle your film, are concentrated within half a
square mile for ten days. If you want your film to have
any chance of success, YOU NEED TO GO TO CANNES!
All attendees of this seminar will
also get Bens best selling guide to Cannes, which
normally sells for £13.95 (see column to the left).
The seminar will be held on March 20th 2007 (kick off at
7.00pm) at Ealing Studios and will be followed by the
usual networking. As ever, drinks and snacks will also be
available. The cost of the course is £15, which includes
Bens book for free (yes he will sign it too). If
you already have this book, we can substitute the
Sundance Guide Ben also wrote (please let us know BEFORE
the event). Note - if you do not attend and collect your
book on the night, a £5 handling and postage charge will
be levied to forward it to you.
And whether you come on the course or not,
we suggest you take a look at Ben's site which is crammed
with free Cannes information... www.cannesguide.com
Contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org