INDIES PREP FOR BIG LANDING IN CANNES

By March 9, 2013Press

Though Berlin is barely in the rearview mirror, and Cannes doesn’t kick off until May 15, the rousing recent success of such indie films as “Looper” ($166 million in worldwide box office) and “Hunger Games” ($686 million) has producers and sales agents looking forward to the Croisette with unbridled optimism over a market that figures to offer a far wider array of commercially attractive projects.

…Laura Ivey, president of sales company the Exchange, notes that while there was less new material at Berlin, the market still had a healthy deal flow.

“Buyers were very selective, but very willing to come onboard,” Ivey says. “I think Cannes will be huge. You’ll see lots of packages coming together.”

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