Halfdan Ullmann Tondel, and Presidents of the Camera d'Or jury Baloji and Emmanuelle Beart 
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The 2024 Caméra d’or
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Croatian directpr Nebojsa Slijepcevic delivers a speech after he was awarded with the Short Film Prize for the film "The Man Who Could Not Remain Silent" during the Closing Ceremony at the 77th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 25, 2024. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)
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Winners 2023 : Flora Anna Buda (Palme d'or), Marlene Lyngstad (1er prix La Cinef), An Pham Thien (Caméra d'or)
Winners 2023 : Flora Anna Buda (Palme d'or), Marlene Lyngstad (1er prix La Cinef), An Pham Thien (Caméra d'or)

Exploring and spotlighting young international creation

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.

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The short films 2024

VOLCELEST

Éric Briche

OOTIDĖ

Razumaitė Eglė

SANKI YOXSAN

Azer Guliev

LES BELLES CICATRICES

Raphaël Jouzeau

RRUGËS (En route)

Samir Karahoda

ACROSS THE WATERS

Viv Li

PERFECTLY A STRANGENESS (Une parfaite étrangeté)

Alison McAlpine

TEA (Thé)

Blake Rice

AMARELA (Jaune)

André Hayato Saito

L’HOMME QUI NE SE TAISAIT PAS

Nebojša Slijepčević

BAD FOR A MOMENT (Mau Por Um Momento)

Daniel Soares

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.

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3 initiatives to boost creation: FOCUS WiP supports work-in-progress short films, FOCUS SCRIPT supports screenplays in development and FOCUS COPRO' supports debut feature film projects.
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12 foreign directors are welcomed at the Paris writing residence to work on their 1st or 2nd feature film.
The Résidence © Chloé Le Calvez / FDC

En résidence

Daria Kashcheeva recadré © Gabriel Kuchta, Deník N

Daria KASHCHEEVA

Ernest De Geer

Ernst DE GEER

Anastasiia SOLONEVYCH © Lisa Vlasenko

Anastasiia SOLONEVYCH

Molly MANNING-WALKER © DR

Molly MANNING-WALKER

Aditya Ahmad

Aditya AHMAD

Danech San

Danech SAN

18 SCHOOL FILMS
12 RESIDENTS IN PARIS
157 DECISION-MAKERS
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11 SHORT FILMS IN COMPETITION
3300 FESTIVAL GOERS "3 DAYS IN CANNES"
Julia Ducournau and Sharon Stone © Valerie Hache / AFP
Julia Ducournau and Sharon Stone © Valerie Hache / AFP

"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.

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Cannes Alumni

Karim Aïnouz

2024 : MOTEL DESTINO, in Competition at the 77th Festival de Cannes

2023 : FIREBRAND, in Competition

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

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© Loic Venance / AFP
© Loic Venance / AFP

Payal Kapadia

2024 : ALL WE IMAGINE AS LIGHT in Competition

2019 : She took part to the 39th session of the Résidence

2017 : AFTERNOON CLOURDS selected at La Cinef

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Nadine Labaki

2024 : Member of the Feature Films Jury

2018 : CAPHARNAÜM selected at Un Certain Regard (Jury Prize)

2011 : ET MAINTENANT ON VA OÙ selected at Un Certain Regard

2004 : She took part to the 9th session of the Résidence

© Jihad Hojeili
© Jihad Hojeili
© Jihad Hojeili

Rungano Nyoni

2024 : ON BECOMING A GUINEA FOWL selected at Un Certain Regard

2023 : Member of the Feature Films Jury

2013 : She took part to the 26th session of the Résidence

© Eric FEFERBERG / AFP
© Eric FEFERBERG / AFP
© Eric FEFERBERG / AFP

Sergei Loznitsa

2024 : L’INVASION selected at Special Screenings

2022 : THE NATURAL HISTORY OF DESTRUCTION (Special Screenings)

2021 : BABI YAR. CONTEXT (Special Screenings)

2018 : DONBASS selected at Un Certain Regard (Directing Prize)

2017 : UNE FEMME DOUCE selected in Competition

2014 : MAÏDAN (Special Screenings)

2012 : DANS LA BRUME selected in Competition

2010 : MON BONHEUR, 1st film selected in Competition

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© Loic Venance / AFP
© Loic Venance / AFP

Andrea Arnold

2024 : BIRDS selected in Competition

2021 : President of Un Certain Regard Jury

2021 : COW selected at Cannes Première

2016 : AMERICAN HONEY selected in Competition (Jury Prize)

2012 : Member of the Feature Films Jury

2009 : FISH TANK selected in Competition (Jury Prize ex-aequo) 

2006 : RED ROAD 1st film selected in Competition (Jury Prize)

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© Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP
© Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP

Asmae El Moudir

2024 : Member of Un Certain Regard Jury

2023 : She took part to the 46th session of the Résidence

2023 : LA MERE DE TOUS LES MENSONGES 1st film selected at Un Certain Regard (Directing Prize)

© Ammar Abd Rabbo
© Ammar Abd Rabbo
© Ammar Abd Rabbo
2022 SFC | Rendez-vous Industry participants  © DR
2022 SFC | Rendez-vous Industry participants © DR

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.

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