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The Daily Buzz is a “festival only” radio show. We travel to film festivals year-round and interview some of the most important indie voices, partner with NPR affiliate and local community radio stations and aim to deliver these conversations to cinephiles, fans and moviegoers everywhere.The show is in its fifth year, and the Daily Buzz has interviewed some of the most important voices in the entertainment industry: more than 500 guests ranging from directors, actors, producers, festival directors and journalists in the independent film world.The Daily Buzz partnered with KUT this year to provide coverage of the 2015 SXSW Festival. This week, The Daily Buzz is broadcasting from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) — which is celebrating its 40th anniversary in Toronto, Canada — and interviewing independent and international filmmakers. Daily Buzz at the Toronto International Film Festival is made possible with support from Production Legal, Cloud Electronics, Soundcloud, ENKI NY and Angry Porcupine.

Daily Buzz at Cannes Episode 11

Daily Buzz Co-Host, John Wildman speaks with Pierre-Louis Renou, General Manager of Hotel Majestic Barriere on this gorgeous afternoon mid-festival at the Hotel Majestic Beach during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. The Hotel Majestic Barriere, just adjacent to the Palais des Festivals on Le Croisette, is located in the center of all activity during the festival and Marche du Festival. Renou shares why the family who owns the hotel supports the festival and what their ties are to the film industry, gives us a behind the scenes look at the Suite Melodie (the new Presidential Suite) and shares past stories of some of Hollywood's most elite who were official guests at the Cannes festival.

He and his staff are prepared to host 1400 guests for the 68th edition of the Cannes Film Festival Closing Night Dinner and party on the beach with a menu by Chef Maryon Gandon made up of locally sourced specialties and delicacies consisting of the freshest organic ingredients such as mouthwatering oysters, sea urchins, carpaccios, marinades, risottos, cheeses, candied lemons, nougat, and Italian pannacotta, all inspired by the close proximity of Italy to Cannes.

Daily Buzz at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival is made possible with support from Hawaii Film Office, Production Legal, Cloud Electronics, Soundcloud and Angry Porcupine.