Cannes According to ... David Glasser: Afternoon Deals at the Office Are Best
The Weinstein Co.'s COO shares his take on the Croisette.
Where’s the best place to close a deal?
What’s the best place to grab a drink after 3 a.m.?
What’s the best place to avoid during the festival?
The street right in front of the Palais.
What’s your proudest moment in Cannes?
The premiere of Inglourious Basterds with Quentin [Tarantino] and Harvey [Weinstein].
Do you have an "Only in Cannes" moment?
Watching famous musicians jam on Paul Allen’s boat.
What’s your biggest pet peeve?
Closing a deal at 5 a.m., when we could have closed it at 4 p.m. the day before.
What’s your funniest celebrity encounter?
I came out on my balcony at the Carlton and had a conversation with Michael Jackson, who was on his balcony next door.
What’s your Cannes guilty pleasure?
The Falafel Place behind the Carlton Hotel.
What’s one thing you won’t travel without?