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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...
15 projects selected for the Cinéfondation Atelier

15 projects selected for the Cinéfondation Atelier

15 feature film project have been selected from 14 countries, for the Cinéfondation Atelier, that will celebreate its 12th edition, at the 69th Cannes Film Festival. The festival will be held between the 11-22nd of May, 2016. Here are the projects: Sow the Wind by Danilo Caputo / Italy Animas by José Ortuño /Spain Ni dieux ni maîtres...
Winners of the Cinéfondation selection is announced!

Winners of the Cinéfondation selection is announced!

The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury headed by Abderrahmane Sissako and including Cécile de France, Joana Hadjithomas, Daniel Olbrychski and Rebecca Zlotowski, has awarded the 2015 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of the winning films. The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 18 student films, chosen out of 1...
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...
Cannes announces the head of Short Film Jury!

Cannes announces the head of Short Film Jury!

In 2014, the internationally acclaimed Timbuktu caused the greatest emotion among the films in Competition at the Festival de Cannes. This year Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako returns for the 68th Festival (13-24 May), where he will serve as President of the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury. This great poet of contemporary Africa will follow in...
Cannes 2014: Shorts competition and Cinéfondation titles are out!

Cannes 2014: Shorts competition and Cinéfondation titles are out!

This year’s selection includes a Hungarian-Romanian co-production, “The Execution” by Petra Szőcs, which had its National Premiere at the first edition of Daazo’s Friss Hús Budapest ISFF while “Provincia” which is in the Cinéfondation line-up, also had its National premiere at Friss Hús Budapest ISFF this March during the second edition. This year, the Selection...
Jane Campion and the Jury announces the winners of the 16th Cinéfondation Selection

Jane Campion and the Jury announces the winners of the 16th Cinéfondation Selection

The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury headed by Jane Campion and including Maji-da Abdi, Nicoletta Braschi, Nandita Das and Semih Kaplanoğlu, has awarded the 2013 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of the winning films. The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 18 student films, chosen out of nearly...
Cannes Film Festival announces shorts lineup

Cannes Film Festival announces shorts lineup

Today is the day when we can finally see the titles of the shorts which will be screened at the world’s most magnificent film festival. While the Official Selection of feature films for the 66th Festival de Cannes will be revealed on Thursday 18th April, the list of Short Films is unveiled in advance. –...

World of Shorts – Cannes 2012: Kornél Mundruczó – Growing up in Cannes

Kornél Mundruczó is one of the leading figures of the contemporary Hungarian film scene and a returning guest at Cannes: his consecutive features, Delta and Tender Son – The Frankenstein Project were both in competition at the festival. This is, of course, not just a lucky coincidence – it is the inevitable result of the...

World of Shorts – Cannes 2012: All Grown UP – Cinéfondation turns 15

An interview with Dimitra Karya, artistic director of Cinéfondation selection. Cinefondation is celebrating its 15th birthday in 2012. What was the first Cinefondation like? How have things changed since then? In 1998, when Gilles Jacob and Pierre Viot created this new section of the Festival de Cannes, the Cinéfondation was just a selection of student...

World of Shorts – Cannes 2012: Editorial

If you watch the highlights of the Cannes International Film Festival on television or read glossy magazine articles about it, you might think it is all about stars, red carpet, flashlights and expensive cars. Every new and inexperienced filmmaker wants to be part of this magic world of cinema. Stepping out from a limo, being...