The La Cinef school film selection, the Caméra d’or Prize for best first feature film, the Short Film Competition: each year, the Festival scours the international film production for the talents of tomorrow. This demanding prospecting acts as an accelerator of notoriety and renews the horizon of the cinema.
11 short films in Competition
Supporting promising young filmmakers in different areas of creation, all the way up to looking for funding and submission to festivals. That’s one of the missions of the Festival de Cannes with respect to the Cinéma de Demain.
From short to feature film...
The Focus COPRO’ gathers projects from filmmakers selected in the short film sections of the Festival de Cannes – Competition 2023, Alumni, and Directors’ Fortnight 2023 – as well as project-holders from a collaboration made with ECAM Industria. Their short films are selected at Cannes and the SFC | Rendez-vous Industry highlights their first feature films…
一座島嶼的假設 (THE ISLAND)Hong-Kai Liang
AMAZONIAPatricio Martínez, Francisco Canton
CARING SHARINGKarni Ariel, Saul Freed
FRAGMENTOS DE VOZ (VOICE PIECES)Vladimir Durán
LE LOUP DES STEPPES (STEPPE WOLF)Mouloud Aït Liotna
PURPLE COTTONJasmin Tenucci
UNA CABEZA EN LA PARED (HEAD ON THE WALL)Manuel Manrique
"Cinéma de Demain", support for creation and film loving
Passing on a love of film also means preparing cinema for the future. With 3 Days in Cannes, masterclasses, tutoring, workshops, conferences and more, there is a rich offer for future professionals and film lovers alike.
From 16 to 27 May, find the daily list of the Cinéma de Demain events taking place during the 76th Festival de Cannes!
Nuri Bilge Ceylan
2023: ABOUT DRY GRASSES in Official Selection at the 76th Festival de Cannes
2014: WINTER SLEEP, Festival de Cannes’ Palme d’or
2009: Member of the Feature Film Jury
2003: UZAK, Festival de Cannes’ Grand Prix
1995: KOZA, short film in Competition at the Festival de Cannes
2023: CLUB ZERO in Official Selection at the 76th Festival de Cannes
2019: LITTLE JOE, award for best actress at the Festival de Cannes
2004: HOTEL in selection Un Certain Regard
2001: LOVELY RITA in selection Un Certain Regard
1999: INTER-VIEW in selection La Cinef
2023 : FIREBRAND, in Official Selection at the 76th Festival de Cannes
2021 : MARINHEIRO DAS MONTANHAS, Special Screening
2019 : A VIDA INVISÍVEL DE EURÍDICE GUSMÃO (THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO), Un Certain Regard Prize
2012: Member of the La Cinef and Short Film Jury
2004: He took part to the 7th session of the Résidence
2002: MADAME SATA, in selection Un Certain Regard
2023 : OCCUPIED CITY in Special Screening at the 76th Festival de Cannes
2021: the Festival invited the director to share his vision for cinema during a “Rendez-vous with”
2014: TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE won the Oscar for best movie
2008: HUNGER, his firt feature film win the Caméra d’or
2023: His two documentaries are in Official Selection, JEUNESSE (in Competition) and MAN IN BLACK (Special Screening)
2004: He took part to the 8th session of the Résidence
2023: THE BREAKING ICE, in selection Un Certain Regard
2021: THE YEAR OF THE EVERLASTING STORM, Special Screening
2013: ILO ILO won the Caméra d’or
2007: AH MA, Short Film Special Mention of the Jury (joint)
2023: CROWRÃ durected with Renée NADER MESSORA, in selection Un Certain Regard
2009: ARENA won the Short Film Palme d’or
2018: CHUVA É CANTORIA NA ALDEIA DOS MORTOS directed with Renée NADER MESSORA, Prize of the Un Certain Regard Jury
2023 : TERRESTRIAL VERSES directed with Alireza KHATAMI (24th session of the Résidence in 2012), in selection Un Certain Regard
2016: IL SILENZIO (THE SILENCE) directed with Farnoosh SAMADI, Short Film Competition
2016: he took part to the 32th session of the Résidence
2013: BISHTAR AZ DO SAAT, Short Film Competition
2023: LES MEUTES (1st film), in selection Un Certain Regard
2011: DRARI, La Cinef 2nd Prize
2023 : ONLY THE RIVER FLOWS, Un Certain Regard
2020 : YE MA FEN ZONG, in Selection “First Films”
2018 : YAN BIAN SHAO NIAN, Short Film Special Mention of the Jury
Bringing professionals from around the world together
Developing your network to give your project the best chance of success is essential. This is why the Festival, the largest gathering of film professionals in the world, offers various initiatives to put you in touch with each other.
Thank you to the leading industry professionals who take part in the many different events designed to support the Cinéma de Demain — we are grateful for their thirst for new discoveries and passion for sharing! View their profiles before meeting them at the Industry Panels, Workshops, Breakfasts Meetings, Keynotes, Tutoring Sessions and more.