On Thursday 30th November last was held an exceptional event : the launch of the platform e-cinema.com !
E-cinema.com is an innovative platform created by a team of professionals who unite expertise in film television and internet. The goal of e-cinema.com” is to underline the value and wealth of film on offer today
permitting everyone to discover the best of cinema E-cinema.com offers every Friday at 14.00h a premier of a film never released in a cinema and i twill remain available for twelve weeks.
Each new Friday release is preceded by film review programme hosted by Audrey Pulvar entitled VENDREDI 14H. Not forgetting Le Blog cinema no limit..
The French love the cinema, but most films never find their audience. Cinema must be reinvented in a manner which takes into account and allows us to use new digital media.
Frédéric Houzelle / Président Directeur Général
THE FOUNDERS OF e-cinema.com
The faces of e-cinema.com are these! Three professionals at the controls of this online cinema platform : Frédéric Houzelle, President of Atlantis Television, Roland Coutas, « serial entrepreneur » of e-commerce (Travel Price) and Bruno Barde, Managing Director of Public Système Cinéma and the man at the helm of a number of cinema festivals including Deauville.
Audrey Pulvar, présenter of vendredi 14H
E-cinema.com is also a cinema review programme with the name of VENDREDI 14H presented every Friday by the emblematic figure of journalism Audrey Pulvar. On the menu, quality content: interviews with producers and directors, actors, des actresses, specialised journalists, but also trailers, the best of writing…
ISABELLE ADJANI, THE SHINING STAR OF E-CINEMA.COM
« As for any new-born, we wanted a shining star to light our way (…) Isabelle wanted to share our outlook, our viewpoint on the cinema by accompanying us on the project of e-cinema.com, demanding high standards being a condition shared by all of us. An inspiration for filmmakers, Isabelle is the godmother of this revolution, our battle so the cinema remains our favourite and filmers of the impossible, our friends » Bruno Barde.
THE SMOOTH VOICE OF ANN-SHIRLEY
The talent and sensuality of Ann-Shirley delivered the first notes at the launch evening at L’ILE. Our home grown « Alicia Keys », who millions of French discovered in the programmes “Rising Star” and The Voice, impressed the guests with her interpretations influenced by jazz, soul and rock.
PRESENTATION OF THE PLATFORM
The guests for the evening were able to discover by way of preview the First online cinema e-cinema.com is the only platform in France to offer a programme entirely made up of exclusive premiers, a radically different way to enjoy new films never released at the cinema that one may watch on computer, a pad or smart phone because an app is also available.
THE SPEECH OF THE FOUNDERS!
They dreamt of it…they did it. It was an emotional moment during the evening of the launch. The fruit of two years’ hard work. The endeavour had begun on the 1st December 2017 and the revolution had started.
FIFTEEN OUT OF FIFTEEN FOR THE ATMOSPHERE!
It was snowing outside (magic under the glass of the conservatory of L’ILE) but inside it was beginning to warm up! The whole of e-cinema.com was on the dance floor and moving to the wild rhythms of the cover hits of Quinze, complete showman in the shades of soul and funk, with rising popularity on the French scene. One doesn’t just listen to Quinze you dance it !
NO ONE CAN TAKE THE CROWN OFF CUT KILLER FOR THE DJ SET
For the end of the evening and what an end, the sounds of Cut Killer. Between him and the cinema there is lasting history. The emblem of Hip Hop DJ’ing each year he animates the parties at the Cannes Film Festival. There were bright lights at the L’ILE that night E-cinema.com had ears filled with dreams.