HTM Cannes International Film Festival Experience

The GVSU HTM Cannes International Film Festival Experience culminates the theoretical concepts taught in our special topics course which allows students to thoroughly understand the festival and events industry, the complexity of designing, delivering, and evaluation of such experiences, and the application of the festival/events model.

HTM 330 - International Event Management, The Cannes International Film Festival Experience

The GVSU HTM Cannes International Film Festival Experience culminates the theoretical concepts taught in our special topics course which allows students to thoroughly understand the festival and events industry, the complexity of designing, delivering, and evaluation of such experiences, and the application of the festival/events model.

2018 GVNow Article

Cannes 2017 GVSU Snapchat Takeover

HTM 323 Students Working at ArtPrize 2017.

HTM students before walking the red carpet at the 2018 Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France.


2019 GVSU HTM Cannes Experience

2019 GVSU HTM Cannes Representatives

Congratulations to the following students who will represent the GVSU HTM Program in The American Pavilion at the 2019 Cannes International Film Festival:

Kyle Bos  |  Maisie Ciullo
Benjamin DiPiazza  |  Emma Hankey
Madison Harter  |  Dallas Johnston
Neal Kelly  |  Anne Marie Lane
Kendra Lippincott  |  Stochia McDaniel
Madison Morris  |  Ashley Sierminski
Olivia Thompson  |  Amanda Witsaman
Olivia Witsaman  |  Megan Ysais
Emma Zentera

Program Dates: May 11-27, 2019

The approximate cost for the 2019 experience is $6,900.00, which includes:

  • Roundtrip flight from Detroit to Nice, France
  • 13 nights of shared accommodation with three to four other participants in a European-style residence apartment in Cannes La Bocca
  • 3 nights of shared accommodation with three to four other participants in a European-style residence in London
  • Unique and exclusive Cannes International Film Festival accreditation allowing privileged access reserved to American Pavilion participants
  • Daily continental breakfast
  • Membership to The American Pavilion
  • Access to The American Pavilion in-house “Red Carpet” ticketing system
  • Advisement for day trip to Monaco during the 2019 Formula One Grand Prix 
  • Advisement for day trip to Nice, France
  • Flight from Nice, France to London

Program Director

HTM Cannes 2018 Logo

Dr. Lorie Tuma Headshot

Lorie Tuma

Lorie Tuma

Lorie Tuma, Ed.D.
Hospitality & Tourism Management Dept.
231C DeVos Center
Pew Campus
616-331-8828
tumal@gvsu.edu


2015 Cannes Group Photo

GVSU HTM Cannes 2015

2016 Cannes group photo

GVSU HTM Cannes 2016

Canne 2017 Group Photo

GVSU HTM Cannes 2017

Cannes 2018 group photo

GVSU HTM Cannes 2018

GVSU HTM Cannes 2018 Highlight Video

Footage from the 2018 GVSU HTM Cannes experience.

GVSU HTM Cannes 2017 Highlight Video

Footage from the 2017 GVSU HTM Cannes experience.