American hospitality and communication at the Cannes International
Film Festival, has revealed its sponsors for this year’s edition,
announced Julie Sisk,
The American Pavilion founder/director.
American Express returns as the sponsor of both The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmakers Program and The American Pavilion Worldwide Student Program and
they will be joined by new sponsors The New York Times/Times Talks, which will offer its entertaining and provocative panels/in-conversations with leading
talent and filmmakers, Delta Air Lines hosting recharging stations for electronic portable devices, ZIOBAFFA Italian wine pours its organic red and white
Tuscan varietals and Dean & DeLuca, serving its incomparable gourmet coffees gratis to all AmPav members and guests.
Carpet, Nautica, SAGIndie/Screen Actors Guild, Stella Artois, The Weinstein Company and Variety.
Their continuing support of both The American
Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase and Worldwide Student Program highlights their commitment to young filmmakers and tomorrow’s industry leaders,” said
Sisk. “With our greatly expanded space, red carpet terrace and insightful panel/in-conversation programming among the many benefits on offer, we are
grateful to have an unprecedented range of both returning and new sponsors who will make 2015 so special.”
Kar Wai, Spike Lee, Billy Bob Thornton, and stars Tommy Lee Jones, Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, James Franco, Michelle Williams, Jessica Chastain, Robert
Duvall, and Matt Lauer amongst many others.