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Cannes Critics’ Week Announces 2016 Award Winners — Indiewire’s Thursday Rundown

Cannes Critics' Week Announces 2016 Award Winners — Indiewire's Thursday Rundown

‘Mimosas’ has been awarded with the Cannes Critics’ Week Grand Prize. Other prizes awarded include:

*’Album’ with the France 4 Visionary Award
*’Prenjak’ with the Leica Ciné Discovery Prize for a Short Film
*’One Week And A Day’ with the GAN Foundation Award for Distribution
*’Diamond Island’ with the SACD Prize.
*’Birth Of A Leader’ with the Canal Plus Award for a Short

Stay up to date on all of today’s buzziest industry news below:

– Amazon Prime Video has added ‘Fleabag’ to its original series lineup. This half hour comedy, which is written by and starring ‘Broadchurch’ alum Phoebe Waller-Bridge, follows the misadventures of a woman making her way through modern London. The show will air in fall.

– JCC Manhattan’s 4th Annual Israel Film Center Festival has announced its lineup of special events and guests to complement its previously announced lineup of film and television screenings.  The festival, which presents the best of Israel’s groundbreaking new cinema and television programming, features conversations with filmmakers, writers, and actors and runs from June 2 – 9 at JCC Manhattan with additional screenings in Westchester locations and in collaboration with Long Island’s Gold Coast International Film Festival. Highlights include “Baba Joon,” “The Kind Word” and “Abulele.” You can find more information here

– Digiday outlines the typical workday of a New York Times documentary producer, and it’s a fascinating glimpse of a digital producer’s flow. Take a look at Kathleen Lingo’s schedule here.

– The Lower East Side Film Festival has announced its full lineup. Highlights include a special anniversary screening of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Secret of the Ooze’ and a series of very fun-sounding curated events and parties, including Ladies Night, Mind F*ck Night, Gay Night Pool Party and Dive-In Movie. The festival runs from June 9 – 16 and you can purchase tickets today right here.

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