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Cannes, According to… Licensing Executive Glenn Kendrick Ackermann

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Licensing govt Glenn Kendrick Ackermann, the founder and CEO of V Worldwide Media, is aware of Cannes properly.

And he says that regardless of trade modifications and new applied sciences he nonetheless loves the “huddled-together experience” of the theatrical expertise.

Ackermann shared with THR some ideas and tips for Cannes, together with what to keep away from in the course of the annual movie competition and his private responsible pleasure.

Greatest cut price in Cannes?
Monday flea market.

Favourite meal in Cannes?
Al Charq.

Most overrated restaurant?
I believe the same old suspects all have their very own pleasing/costly idiosyncrasies.

Greatest Cannes fake pas?
Not appreciating the distinctive craziness.

Greatest place to seize a drink after 3 a.m.?
Sadly, I’m in mattress lately by that point. I hear that Silencio is enjoyable. I do bear in mind La Chunga from days passed by.

Place to keep away from in the course of the competition?
Strolling down the Croisette when late to a gathering.

Your “only in Cannes” second?
Helkon celebration with yacht feeling near capsizing.

Greatest Cannes pet peeve?
Gradual elevators.

Cannes responsible pleasure?
Steak tartare and rosé for lunch, time allowing.

Strangest request you’ve ever acquired in Cannes? 
A really early morning swimming race from one of many seaside golf equipment with an Australian purchaser — “just out to that yacht out there and back.”

One factor you gained’t journey with out, apart from your telephone?
Telephone charger.

How has the previous 12 months modified your perspective to theatrical?
I nonetheless love the huddled-together expertise.

Perspective towards timing/ reporting on standing ovations at premieres? 
In case your feelings seize you — simply do it.

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