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Hollywood Execs Unknowingly Reject Lauded French Films In Amusing Experiment
By Mikelle Leow, 20 Apr 2017
What if your dreams were shot down by industry heavyweights—no matter how immense your talents are? Would you give up?
In this video experiment by non-profit French school organization Alliance Française de Singapour, an up-and-coming French filmmaker tests the waters to find out if Hollywood’s top dogs—who agree to be filmed—will be wowed over by his pitches. Sadly yet unsurprisingly, he gets turned down.
Little do they know the scripts he describes are highly successful French films that have won ‘The Palme d'Or’—the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.
Watch it below. Click here for some words of wisdom if you’ve ever suffered from a creative block because of another professional’s dispiriting words.
Hollywood’s notoriety extends beyond its narrow point of view about budding and foreign filmmakers. Learn how VFX artists—the superheroes behind the scenes—get treated here.
[via Alliance Française de Singapour]
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