Cannes & nbsp; Twenty personalities will help the city to assert its film identity

Cannes & nbsp; Twenty personalities will help the city to assert its film identity

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The director & nbsp; Lisa Azuelos, the bosses of channels & nbsp; Maxime Saada (Canal +) and & nbsp; Véronique Cayla (Arte), the general delegate of the Cannes Film Festival Thierry Frémaux, producers ... This Tuesday, 20 personalities acted their boost to the Riviera city.

They all integrate the “editorial and scientific committee” intended to advance the Cannes economic sector linked to the Seventh art, announced the municipality. Cannes hopes in particular to become a prime spot for film crews.

In addition to a university campus focused in particular on screenwriting, a multiplex, whose openings are scheduled for 2020, and postproduction studios, the city hall of Cannes has several projects in its boxes to develop (finally) its links with cinema. A program she called Cannes on air.

The squad of experts will have to work on & nbsp; the project to create the “& nbsp; largest museographic space linked & nbsp; to the seventh art in Europe & nbsp;” and also “& nbsp; major film studios to & nbsp; television destination, for the fiction as for streams, and cinema & nbsp; ”, presents the municipality. The first could open in 2025 on land near the city center or west of the city on a 5.7 ha plot attached to the second, using private partners.

With this second project, the & nbsp; town hall of Cannes still hopes & nbsp; to reinforce & nbsp; the attractiveness of the South region, second in France & nbsp; after Ile-de-France, for hosting film shoots and series. "& Nbsp; The studios of Nice at & nbsp; la Victorine & nbsp; are & nbsp; an asset for us as we are an asset for La Victorine. And this is identical with Belle-de-Mai in Marseille. We have all the tools to reinforce each other & nbsp; », defended & nbsp; the mayor LR David Lisnard, in Paris this Tuesday to reveal the names of the members of the committee.

This dream team, which also includes the president of the Académie des César Alain Terzian, "& nbsp; validated & nbsp; the whole process which results in an estimated investment of around 500 & nbsp; million euros, of which 175 million are already carried out, committed or planned, ”state the city services.

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