Posts tagged "Cannes Film Festival"
The Sea - Interview with Yifan Li

The Sea – Interview with Yifan Li

The Sea is a Chinese short film from Cannes Short Film Catalogue this year, and it’s represented in the Short Film Corner at the festival. The director Yifan Li has answered a couple of our questions at the Cannes 2016 Q&A. What is your film about? What are the main topics raised by the story? It’s...
The Correspondent - Interview with Alan King

The Correspondent – Interview with Alan King

The Correspondent is an Australian short film from 2016 Cannes Short Film Catalogue. The film can be found in the Short Film Corner this year at the festival, read our short Q&A with the director Alan King below. Could you tell us a bit about yourself? My name is Alan King, I’m 46 years old and...
Munukeer (Manicure) - Interview with Maram Taibah

Munukeer (Manicure) – Interview with Maram Taibah

Munukeer (Manicure) is a Saud Arabian short film from 2015, presented in the Cannes Short Film Catalogue this year, here’s our interview with the director Maram Taibah. What is your film about? What are the main topics raised by the story? This film is about the struggle of a young woman in 1970’s Saudi Arabia...
World of Young Cinema - the Cannes 2016 issue is out now!

World of Young Cinema – the Cannes 2016 issue is out now!

The Cannes 2016 issue of the first feature and short film magazine World of Young Cinema is out now! The English-language first feature and short film magazine writes about young cinema professionals and their activities. Emerging producers from the Producers on the Move programme share their thoughts on their works and hopes for the future,...
The short film and Cinéfondation jury members of Cannes

The short film and Cinéfondation jury members of Cannes

The first Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury was organised in 1998. This year it is presided over by the Japanese director and writer Naomi Kawase, and brings together the following names from the film world: Naomi Kawase – director – Japan Marie-Josée CROZE – actress – Canada, France Jean-Marie LARRIEU – director, screenwriter – France...
Competing short films of Cannes!

Competing short films of Cannes!

The short film and Cinéfondation programme of the 69th Cannes Film Festival was announced today. The festival will be held between the 11st – 22nd of May. The selection committee received 5,008 short films – 458 more than in 2015. The films in the 2016 Short Films Competition are all in the running for the...
“Leaving aside the dreamlike universe”

“Leaving aside the dreamlike universe”

Simon Mesa Soto won the Palme d’or last year with his slow-paced and sensitive film Leidi. We asked him about the shooting, his Cannes experience and short film in his native Colombia. interview by Zsuzsanna Deák Tell us about the shooting! It took place in a neighbourhood called Picacho located up in the mountains in...
The shorts that really tie the room together

The shorts that really tie the room together

words by Janka Pozsonyi This year, the director of the Cannes festival decided to double the seats of the Jury for the first time in history, to let the incredible Joel and Ethan Coen be in complete control and work their magic down here at the south coast of France. If there’s anyone at this...
World of Shorts - Cannes 2015 issue is out!

World of Shorts – Cannes 2015 issue is out!

The English-language short film-centred magazine, World of Shorts (WOSH) evolved in 2012 from the blog of Budapest-based short film platform Daazo.com. The copies of WOSH are available at the short film events and screenings of A-list film festivals. The new issue of the magazine appears in May 2015, focusing on the short and first feature...
The official short film selection of Cannes Film Festival!

The official short film selection of Cannes Film Festival!

The In Competition and the Cinefondation selection was announced today on the official website of the festival. This year, the selection committee received 4,550 short films – 1,000 more than in 2014 – from over 100 countries. SHORT FILMS IN COMPETITION: Following their deliberations, the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, presided by Abderrahmane Sissako, will decide on the...
Show your short film project in Cannes!

Show your short film project in Cannes!

Pitch your project (shorts and first features) at Cannes Film Festival in World of Shorts Magazine, which will be distributed at the most important venues of the Cannes International Film Festival! World of Shorts is the only print magazine which focuses on short and first feature films, and young cinema talents. It is published at...
The Cannes issue of the World of Shorts is out now!

The Cannes issue of the World of Shorts is out now!

Did you know that before this awesome magazine of ours, there was this awesome blog you’re reading right now? The World of Shorts is being released on the event of the Cannes Film Festival. This is the second year we’re releasing a mag for Cannes and the 6th issue in print of them all. Read...