Just like Sheila E., Devi wants to live the glamorous life. She’s not quite there yet. In the meantime, here’s where she’s at…

Woody Gawked(!) & Distribution 101 – Cannes Independent Day 8

May 31st, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

merry go round 3 smWe had back-to-back meetings with sales agents and distributors on Tuesday and what an education that turned out to be.  By now Agustin had become a pro at pitching our movie and he and I formed an effective tag team in these follow-up meetings.  Folks seemed surprisingly tickled to meet a female director which, in truth, makes me a bit sad. Read the rest of this entry »

Full Frontal Teenage Nudity With Socks! – Cannes Independent Day 7

May 28th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

19252_289802208571_170426888571_4705276_1188197_sAlas, the pool was being treated for a minor algae issue and without my 50-lap endorphin-rush wake-up ritual, I was definitely feeling worse for wear by Monday morning.  Fortunately, I had good incentive to drag myself out of bed.  Agustin got us invited to this fancy dim sum party at the Hong Kong Pavilion. Read the rest of this entry »

“…Prime Purveyor of Putrescent Pablum…- Thanks, KillingBoxx!

May 26th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

eli devi amy janeSo, Killingboxx just reviewed I Spit on Eli Roth HERE with some truly inspired alliteration and a call for us to target Michael Bay next – my kind of mission (especially after that blasphemous New Nightmare insult)  Thanks, Will – truly inspired (and entertaining as hell) writing!

Wine with a Weinstein & Party Crashing 101 – Cannes Independent Day 6

May 26th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

j as lara smFirst off – kudos to the French for their amazing hangover-free wine. Nobody should wake up this refreshed after so much Bordeaux and so little sleep.  Truly impressive.  Read the rest of this entry »

Birthday Surprise in Cannes – Cannes Independent Day 5

May 25th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

devi red carpet smEveryone has a secret birthday wish.  This is the tagline on the poster for J Harkness’ extraordinary film Birthday and a perfect theme for my 5th day in Cannes.  Sometimes the things we most want in life are so very simple, yet they encompass so very much. Read the rest of this entry »