Renault fleet for 2014 Cannes Film Festival
Having partnered the Cannes Film Festival since 1983, Renault is celebrating Charlie Chaplin’s centenary with Carmen Chaplin’s short film ‘The Innovators’ with music by David Bowie (Space Oddity). Charlie Chaplin’s grand-daughters, Dolores and Carmen were key to the 12-minute film with a futuristic theme. Parts of the film were shot at Technocentre in Guyancourt, and the actors are seen travelling in a Renault Twizy and the Twin’Z concept car.
For 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Renault’s partnership sees 200+ vehicles pressed into service from May 14 to 25, 2014. 70 Renault Latitude and 140 Espace models will escort stars. Through the 67th Cannes Film Festival, 107 Renault official fleet vehicles will be be in-car WiFi capable based on a unique system designed with Orange via the Domino 4G Airbox. #selfieCannes! will be the flavour of social media. Renault’s new Twingo will be on display in front of Palais du Festival. 3 more new Twingo prototypes will be seen.
15 Twizy full-electric quadricycle vehicles are available to the general public along beaches of the Croisette. Renault is a preferred partner of the world’s biggest film festivals, including Lyon, Deauville, Angoulême, Cabourg, Marrakesh and, soon, Venice.
Claude Hugot, Head of Public Relations for the Renault-Nissan Alliance, said: “For Renault, the Cannes Film Festival, with its combination of prestige and glamour, has for 31 years played a key role in promoting our new models, viewed in the spotlight of cameras from around the world! This year we are creating a buzz with New Twingo, a car that reflects the innovative and avant-garde spirit sought after by our design teams.”