Cannes Market News - - NEWS - Kes­tutis Draz­dauskas Founder and pro­ducer at Art­box, Pres­i­dent of Lithua­nian Pro­duc­ers As­so­ci­a­tion

Astrological Sign?


You were born on…

The cusp of Pisces and Aries.

Your three all-time avourite films?

Right now: and

What can we ex­pect from your com­pany/ or­ga­ni­za­tion at Cannes this year?

I am look­ing for co-pro­duc­ers for the new fea­ture film by the di­rec­tor Lina Luzyte. It’s the story of Lithua­nian teenager mi­grant in Ire­land. I am also work­ing on sales for two other films I have re­cently pro­duced. And ask me about Lithua­nia, I can help :)

When do you usu­ally go to bed on a typ­i­cal night dur­ing the Fes­ti­val?

I don’t.

Where are your favourite spots to dine in Cannes?

Def­i­nitely Brun.

Your weird­est Cannes mo­ment?

I was in­ter­viewed on the street by Dan­ish re­porters on my opin­ion on Cannes Hot d’or Porn Fes­ti­val.

Ma­jes­tic, Carl­ton or Airbnb?

Do you mean my pref­er­ence or which onei use? Alas, it’s Airbnb.

What would you like to say to Ge­orge Miller?

I pre­fer

Out­side of Cannes what is your favourite film fes­ti­val and why?

Toronto. It’s be­cause of the at­mos­phere and it’s per­fectly spaced in time with Cannes

Watch­ing a film on a cell phone is…

The same as drink­ing de­caf’ cof­fee and smok­ing elec­tronic cig­a­rettes.

What does “VR” mean to you?

About the same as in the 18th cen­tury – very cu­ri­ous, but very lim­ited use.

What are your post-fes­ti­val plans?

Lo­ca­tion scout for two films and straight into the shoot with the third.

What’s on your ipod/ipad/ Tablet?

Pack­ag­ing wrap.

How many stamps on your pass­port?

I’d guess around 25.

How long did it take you to an­swer th­ese ques­tions?

37 min­utes.

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