“BORN IN BATTLE” TAKES ON CANNES
LOSANGELES based actor and co-producer Geroldwuntsel and directoryangzom Brauen have come to the Riviera to promote their award winning short film, Bornin Battle. The film tells the story of a 12-yearold former African boy soldier who finds escape from his harsh reality through creating his own fantasy world.the film will screenwednesday 18 at 10 am at the New World Cinemas at the Marché du Film and at Booth 23.06.The film has won a series of awards including the Max Ophuls Prize for 2016, the Cict-unesco Enrico Fulchignoni Award and the Unesco Gandhi Medal. LF
What are your Cannes highlights this year?
For me the highlight is that I’m premiering footage from four of our new films: Tribes Of Palos Verdes, Drunk Parents, Backstabbing For Beginners and The Bachelors. I’m very excited to show these promos to my buyers. We are also screening Vincent N Roxxy for the first time after its premiere in Tribeca.
How has the past year been in business?
The past year has been very good for us. We had five films go into production this year, The Brits Are Coming, Tribes Of Palos Verdes, Drunk Parents, Backstabbing For Beginners and The Bachelors. We are very proud of our slate and excited for what we have coming up.
What is your focus for the coming year?
In the coming year we have a number of bigger films going into production including Ideal Home, The Clapper starring Ed Helms and Amanda Seyfried, JT Leroy with Kristen Stewart, and Android. We also will be announcing some great new projects for the market that we are thrilled to be able to present to the buyers in Cannes.
What are you looking to do in Cannes?
The usual. Sell our current films and discuss all of our great upcoming productions. We of course always look forward to seeing our buyers.
What was your best acquisition last year?
I am really excited about our new title in pre-production JT Leroy. James Franco is producing the project, we have a great