THE OPPORTUNIST - Life After Cannes

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"Filmmakers David Lassiter, Cate Smierciak and Alberto Roldan were heralded immediately following the Cannes section selection, hitting the front cover of the LA Times as, “Cannes-do Kickstarter Spirit” and in Hollywood Reporter and Indiewire as, “The only American short in the entire Cannes Film Festival competition for 2013”.

Now spotlighted and held-up by the loving arms of Festival de Cannes, we began a conversation with the team to see what happens in the Cannes-aftermath. Where do the fantasies of featuring in Cannes competition lead to? Where to do the countless Croisette and champagne conversations end? And was Cannes the right place for LA-seeded film outfit ‘Bureau of Ships’ to launch to the screen?"