Festival de Cannes: 2 500€ to interview Brad Pitt?
The festival de Cannes is the perfect opportunity to meet with au gratin of international cinema. The actors and actresses are often delighted to come defend their film and journalists are a pleasure to ease the task. But this year, for the first time, some media have had to put hand to the Pocket for interviews. If you are currently in Cannes and you just want to interview Brad Pitt, come on the Croisette to defend his film Killing Them Softly, be aware that going diving hand in the portfolio and escape approximately 2 500€. According to the site Spiegel.de, this is in any case having asked some distributors Canadian journalists accredited to interview Brad Pitt. Prices may even vary depending on whether the media part of the press, radio or television. But that's not all: it must also pay to be able to approach this Kristen Stewart in Cannes to present the film on the road. Canadians are not the only ones to be affected by this phenomenon since some German journalists were served by distributors to make a small financial gesture to talk to Nicole Kidman and Matthew Mc Conaughey, which are currently promoting The Paperboy. The Distributor Alliance attempted to explain: it is long that distributors pay for access to films stars, explained Annie Tremblay, vice President Communications Group, at the Canadian newspaper La Presse. When we send for example of journalists in Los Angeles, the costs of the trip as access to the stars are at our expense. We do not always pay stars but it is more and more often. And in places like Cannes, these celebrities arrive with their agent, their hairdresser, their make-up, etc. It is expensive. In the past, we have already paid for meetings in Cannes, she then continued. This is not because it has been done in the past that this is less outrageous.