The Festival de Cannes has the pleasure of revealing the composition of the Un Certain Regard Jury, the Short Films Competition and Cinéfondation Jury as well as the Caméra d’or Jury.
Un Certain Regard Jury
President:Marthe KELLER, actress (Switzerland) Céline SALLETTE, actress (France) Ruben ÖSTLUND, director (Sweden) Diego LUNA, actor, director and producer (Mexico)
The Jury of Un Certain Regard will award its prizes during the Closing Ceremony on Saturday, May, 21st. There are 18 films in Competition. The opening film will be Clash by Mohamed Diab (Egypt).
Short Films & Cinéfondation Jury
President:Naomi KAWASE, director and writer (Japan) Marie-Josée CROZE, actress (Canada, France) Jean-Marie LARRIEU, director and screenwriter (France) Radu MUNTEAN, director and screenwriter (Romania) Santiago LOZA, director, playwright and writer (Argentina)
The Jury will be awarding prizes for three of the 18 student films shown as part of the Cinéfondation selection.
The Cinéfondation Prizes will be announced by the Jury on Friday, May, 20th, at an award ceremony in the Buñuel theatre, which will be followed by a screening of the winning films.
The Jury must also name the Short Film Palme d’or winner among the 10 in Competition films selected. This will be awarded at the Closing Ceremony of the 69th Festival de Cannes on Sunday, May, 22nd.
Caméra d’or Jury
President:Catherine CORSINI (Director, Société des Réalisateurs de Films – SRF) Jean-Christophe BERJON (Syndicat Français de la Critique de Cinéma – SFCC) Alexander RODNYANSKY (invited guest – Producer, Russia) Isabelle FRILLEY (Fédération des Industries du Cinéma, de l’Audiovisuel et du Multimédia – FICAM) Jean-Marie DREUJOU (Association Française des directeurs de la photographie Cinématographique – AFC)
The Caméra d’or gathers first films from the Official Selection, the Semaine de la Critique and the Directors’ Fortnight. It will be handed out during the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, May, 22nd.
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