Results for - Netflix vs Cannes Film Festival

3,038 voters participated in this survey

Competition rules dictate films considered for the esteemed Palme d'Or prize cannot be streamed within three years of competing and this unwavering stance caused Cannes to miss out hosting the Oscar-winning Roma last year - as Netflix took the film elsewhere for its premiere. Prior to this year's event, festival director Thierry Frémaux declared: "We are not ready to welcome films that are not released in a theatre" and his passion for the preservation of the big screen experience

1. Do you or someone in your family have subscribed to online streaming platforms?

Yes
52%
1,548 votes
No
38%
1,149 votes
Not Applicable
10%
303 votes

2. Do you think that online streaming companies such as Netflix, Amazon prime etc. should release their cinema in theater, given that the content is not suitable for children below 14 years of age?

Yes
28%
845 votes
No
40%
1,212 votes
Not Applicable
31%
943 votes

3. "I am a true believer that to watch a film is not to see a film, and to see [something] is not to experience something. And cinema was born to be experienced in as communal experience." Do you agree/disagree that online streaming misses out on the communal cinematic experience?

Strongly Agree
9%
283 votes
Agree
18%
526 votes
Neutral
32%
952 votes
Disagree
13%
378 votes
Strongly disagree
6%
169 votes
Not Applicable
23%
692 votes
05/18/2019 TV 3038 47 By: Tellwut

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