Caméra d'or 2023 | Photo by LOIC VENANCE / AFP

The 2024 Caméra d’or: who are the contenders?

With just a few days to go before the opening of the 77th Festival de Cannes, let’s take a look at the films in the running for the 2024 Caméra d’or. Long-awaited and closely watched by film professionals the world over, the Caméra d’or is awarded each year to the best first film from the Official Selection and the two independent sections, Semaine de la Critique and Quinzaine des Cinéastes.

Discover the list of 22 films in the running for the 2024 Caméra d’or.




This year, 10 first films feature in the Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival. They include

  • 1 film in Competition: Diamant Brut, the first film by French director Agathe Riedinger and the only first film to feature in the highly prestigious Festival de Cannes Competition.
  • 8 films in Un Certain Regard, a section of the Selection from which the two Caméra d’or winners from 2022 emerged: War Pony and Plan 75.
  • 1 film at the Cinéma de la Plage : Silex and the City, by Jean-Paul Guigue and Julien Berjeaut


Quinzaine des Cinéastes

In 2023, Vietnamese filmmaker An Pham Thien won the prestigious Caméra d’or with his film Inside The Yellow Cocoon Shell, selected at la Quinzaine des Cinéastes.

In 2024, among the feature films selected by the Quinzaine, 5 are first films, to be discovered below:


This year’s Semaine de la Critique poster is once again a tribute to young filmmakers. The poster shows a smile exchanged between Hafsia Herzy and Nina Meurisse in Le Ravissement, the first film by Iris Kaltenbäck, selected last year at La Semaine de la Critique.

Discover the list of the 7 first films selected this year:

The Caméra d’or 2024 will be awarded on 25 May during the Awards Ceremony at the 77th Festival de Cannes. In the meantime, find out more about the Jury, chaired by Emmanuelle Béart and Baloji, and all the latest news from the Cinéma de Demain.

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