Thought i would do my duty and promote the Thai Nights event at Cannes this year, should be a showcase I hope for a variety of talent as well as featuring special guests within the industry from Thailand!
Here are sections from the press release.
Presided by Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi, Thai Night 2012 will be the occasion to celebrate another banner year for Thai cinema.
HRH the Princess continues her acting career and will be starring in the upcoming Thai film "Together". Palme d'Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul is back in the official selection with "Mekong Hotel". Also present at the event will be actress and former supermodel Penpak Sirikul, who has caused quite a sensation in Thailand.
Taking note of the potential of Thailand's film sector, the Royal Thai Government has recently announced new incentives for foreign productions, including full income tax exemption for foreign actors.