It was a very good Cannes this year - and excellent for the Raindance Film Festival - thanks mainly to the really hard work by the Raindance team: Rory O'Donnell, Julian Chappelle, Amelie Thille, producer Joe Pearshouse, Chris Presswell and director of programming Suzanne Ballantyne. Quite a team! Or, as one party host said - 'That's a lot of canapes!'
I'm still meeting tons of Cannes newbies who are making the same mistakes year after year.
Here's a list of lessons independent filmmakers can learn from Cannes Film Festival