10 May But no matter what a prostitutes' status, the Cannes Film Festival is 'the biggest payday of the year,' according to one Parisian escort. 'We all look forward to it,' said Daisey, a local prostitute in Cannes who has her own website. 'There's a lot of competition because there are so many girls, but the local ones. 20 May EXCLUSIVE: Cargo Entertainment sales chief Mark Lindsay has been talking up the thriller Zipper starring Patrick Wilson and Christina Hendricks, which Darren Aronofsky's Protozoa Pictures is on board to produce. Mora Stephens will direct from a screenplay he co-wrote with Joel Viertel about a hotshot. 15 Jul From full-time escorts to models, actresses and beauty queens, the call girls servicing wealthy men in Cannes' luxury hotels, and on million-dollar yachts can earn thousands of dollars a night. According to Lebanese businessman Elie Nahas, who was arrested in for running a Cannes prostitution ring.