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W1 Platform™ - The Hollywood Blockchain™ delegation attends the 72nd Cannes Film Festival

Updated: Jun 19, 2019

Dr. Steven Nia, Chairman of W1 Platform™ - the Hollywood Blockchain™ and World Film Institute, Ms. Angelina Leo, Chief Operating Officer of Wardour Studios, Dr. Olympia Gellini, Founder of World Film Institute, and other members are invited as industry professionals are invited to attend the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.

好莱坞W1平台 - 好莱坞区块链(W1 Platform™ - The Hollywood Blockchain™)代表团应邀出席第72届戛纳电影。

好莱坞W1平台 - 好莱坞区块链,和世界电影学会(World Film Institute)的主席史蒂芬.尼亚博士,好莱坞华都影业集团(Wardour Studios)首席运营官刘子申女士,以及世界电影学会创始人奥林匹亚.杰利尼,以及其他会员作为影视娱乐行业的专业人士应邀出席第72届戛纳电影节。

Thierry Frémaux, president of the festival Pierre Lescure, general delegate will hold the ceremony in Agora, near the festival, together with Chopard Caroline Scheufele, co-president and artistic director.

Zhang Ziyi, the renowned Chinese actress will present the award to both a male and female young actor on the rise this year. The previous presenters are Elton John, Julianne Moore, Charlize Theron, Sean Penn, Robert De Niro, Cate Blanchett, Jude Law, Helen Mirren, and Gwyneth Paltrow. Previous recipients also include John Boyega, Marion Cotillard, Shailene Woodley, Ezra Miller, Logan Lerman, Gael García Bernal, and James McAvoy.

This year’s festival has a slate of highly anticipated films. Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Jim Jarmusch’s “The Dead Don’t Die,” Terrence Malick’s “A Hidden Life,” Werner Herzog’s “Family Romance, LLC” and Ken Loach’s “Sorry We Missed You” will all premiere at the festival.

Dr. Steven Nia and Ms. Angelina Leo have been invited to the first premiere at 72nd Cannes Film Festival.

About Cannes Film Festival

In order to achieve this level of longevity, the Festival de Cannes has remained faithful to its founding purpose: to draw attention to and raise the profile of films, with the aim of contributing towards the development of cinema, boosting the film industry worldwide and celebrating cinema at an international level. And to this day, this profession of faith constitutes the first article of the Festival regulations.

About World Film Institute

World Film Institute (WFI) is a nonprofit organization supporting the advancement and recognition of the arts and the motion picture industry worldwide.

WFI, founded by Olympia Gellini, and chaired by Steven Nia, strives to tear down cultural barriers aiming at world peace and unification of the world citizens, through arts, media and motion pictures, and promotes racial, gender and ethnic equality, offering its members and public at large, distinguished global awards including Family Film Awards (aired on CBS), Olympia Awards, and American World Film Awards.

WFI also offers a vast resource of services, including film studies, scholarships, motion picture industry seminars, advanced technological support, networking opportunities as well as exclusive entertainment and fashion industry events. Angelina Leo, the spokesperson for WFI, has positioned and aligned WFI with the China Belt and Road initiative.

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Family Film Awards / Olympia Awards / American World Film Awards / Hollywood Golden Kids Awards

About W1 Platform™ - The Hollywood Blockchain™

W1 Platform™ - The Hollywood Blockchain™ is an entertainment ecosystem based on the advanced blockchain technology, and Smart Web 3.0 infrastructure. W1 Platform™ is designed for ultra fast performance, providing a platform with highly sophisticated decentralized blockchain network for secure and accountable financing, production, and global exploitation of Films, TV, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Games, Music and other entertainment content.

W1 Platform™ defines a new paradigm in the entertainment industry, enabling an ideal entertainment business model for Digital Assets, Digital Rights Management (DRM), Digital ID, and Smart Contracts, with implications far beyond streaming film and TV, and other digital content.

On W1 Platform™, filmmakers, producers, composers, musicians, talents, gamers, and all other users can secure their property rights and monetize content. W1 Platform™ further empowers it's community with peer-to-peer (P2P) connectivity, enabling them to conduct sophisticated transactions of their own, based on their designated business model, all of which would be encoded in smart contracts.

The architecture, design, and business model for W1 Platform™ originated from Hollywood based Wardour Studios™. The innovations of W1 Platform™ creates the ultimate entertainment ecosystem, through which a community of hundreds of millions may enjoy and monetize Ultra High Definition (UHD 4K) streaming movies, programmed and live TV, music and concerts, sports, all events, catch-up TV, network recording, gaming, as well as emerging VR/AR and AI based entertainment contents.

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