THR.com brings Cannes to film fans

Hollywood Reporter blankets the beach with digital coverage of annual festival

THR is offering a wide array of multimedia products at the Cannes Film Festival including a mix of text, images and video from beginning to end of the 62nd annual gathering, which unspools May 13-24 on the French Riviera.

“The Hollywood Reporter recognizes the importance and value of the Cannes Film Festival and continues to invest in the qualified editorial coverage with print and digital dailies, live video reviews and a staff of over 20 working in Cannes to provide THR readers with the best news, reviews and instant analysis of the day,” said Eric Mika, Publisher of The Hollywood Reporter and VP of Nielsen Media & Entertainment Group.

A one-stop shop of everything Cannes is being made available at a fully stocked microsite, THR.com/Cannes.  Articles, reviews, Q&As and product listings provide a handy guide to navigating the festival.  Whether you're in France or following along from a distance, website visitors can find an array of information both informative and useful. Daily newsletters will arrive via email to subscribers with a rundown of everything a film fan needs to know about the festival.

Anything readers might miss on THR’s digital platforms is also likely to be in THR’s returning print “dailies,” which will be available at the festival as well beginning May 13th.  “We're providing eight show dailies chock full of breaking news, analysis of the business trends, reviews, photo spreads, Q&As and special sections devoted to a number of national cinema industries, said The Hollywood Reporter editor Elizabeth Guider.

Other key content offerings include "First Take," a video-based "instant" review of the festival's most buzzed-about films from THR's esteemed critics.  Delivered just minutes after their world-premiere screenings, "First Take" is bound to be a viral sensation, whether viewed in THR.com's video player or at THR's branded YouTube channel.

THR.com will also supplement its Cannes-themed videos with a daily recap from the publication's corps of film experts of top news events emanating from the festival.
In addition, THR.com will deliver the sights and sounds of the Cannes scene in daily photo galleries that will offer the next best thing to being there.
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