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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 13

Join an impromptu Hot Topics conversation as Daily Buzz producer, Irene Cho befriends two international journalists, France's Emmanuelle Spadacenta (Cinemateaser) and Spain's Alberto Villarino (El Antepenultimo Mohicano) while waiting in line at the JW Marriott Theater Croisette at the international premiere of DOPE. DOPE, a coming of age comedy/drama for the hip hop generation, directed by Rick Famuyiwa debuted earlier this year at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and screened in the Directors Fortnight (Quinzaine) section of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Incidentally, both SONGS MY BROTHER TAUGHT ME (see Episode 12) and DOPE were produced by LA based production company, SIGNIFICANT PRODUCTIONS which is run by producer, Nina Yang Bongiovi and her partner, Academy Award Winner, Forrest Whitaker. These two European journalists discuss the highs and lows of this year's festival, gives us insights about this year's competition compared to previous years, and share how Cannes ranks amongst other festivals around the world. Oh yeah, and why they're in line to see DOPE.

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.