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11 April
2018

The Short Films Selections at the 71st Festival de Cannes

The Short Films Selections at the 71st Festival de Cannes

 

In the run-up to the announcement of the Official Selection of the 71st Festival de Cannes, to be held on Thursday, April, 12th at 11am, discover the short films in Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection 2018.
 


Following their deliberations, the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, presided by Bertrand Bonello, will decide on the best films both from the Short Films Competition and the Cinéfondation.

 

 

THE CINÉFONDATION SELECTION 2018

 

The Cinéfondation Selection has chosen 17 films this year (14 live-action and 3 animated films), from among the 2,426 submitted by film schools all over the world. Fourteen countries on four continents will be represented. Eleven of the twenty-two directors selected for this program are women.

The jury will hand over the three Cinéfondation prizes at a ceremony preceding the screening of the awarded films on Thursday 17th May, in the Buñuel Theatre.

 

 

THE CINÉFONDATION SELECTION

 

Ori AHARON

DOLFIN MEGUMI

(RUBBER DOLPHIN)

Steve Tisch School of Film & Television,
Tel Aviv University

Israël

28’
       
Zhannat ALSHANOVA END OF SEASON

The London Film School

UK

23’
       
Louise AUBERTIN,
Éloïse GIRARD,
Marine MENEYROL,
Jonas RITTER,
Loucas RONGEART,
Amandine THOMOUX

SAILOR'S DELIGHT

ESMA

France

6'
       
Lucia BULGHERONI INANIMATE

NFTS

UK

8'
       
Diego CÉSPEDES

EL VERANO DEL LEÓN ELÉCTRICO

(THE SUMMER OF THE ELECTRIC LION)

Universidad de Chile - ICEI

Chile

22'
       
Jamie DACK PALM TREES AND POWER LINES

NYU Tisch School of the Arts

USA

15'
       
SHEN Di

DONG WU XIONG MENG

(THE STORMS IN OUR BLOOD)

Shanghai Theater Academy

China

31'
       

Laura GARCIA

FRAGMENT DE DRAME
(A PIECE OF TRAGEDY)

La Fémis

France

24'
       
Constanza GATTI

CINCO MINUTOS AFUERA

(FIVE MINUTES OUTSIDE)

Universidad del Cine (FUC)

Argentina

10'
       
Ariel GUTIÉRREZ

LOS TIEMPOS DE HÉCTOR

(HECTOR'S NIGHTFALL)

CCC

Mexico

29'
       
Eryk LENARTOWICZ DOTS

AFTRS

Australia

23'
       
Marta MAGNUSKA

INNY

(THE OTHER)

PWSFTviT

Poland

5'
       
Georgiana
MOLDOVEANU

ALBASTRU SI ROSU, IN PROPORTII EGALE

(EQUALLY RED AND BLUE)

UNATC I.L. CARAGIALE

Romania

21'
       
Pier Lorenzo PISANO

COSÌ IN TERRA

(AS IT IS ON EARTH)

Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia

Italy

13'
       
Igor POPLAUHIN

KALENDAR

(CALENDAR)

Moscow School of New Cinema

Russia

28'
       
Arian VAZIRDAFTARI

MESLE BACHE ADAM

(LIKE A GOOD KID)

Tehran University of Dramatic Arts

Iran

20'
       
Andrew ZOX I AM MY OWN MOTHER

San Francisco State University

USA

23'

 

 

 

 

THE SHORT FILMS COMPETITION 2018

 

This year, the selection committee received 3,943 short films.
The 2018 Short Films Competition comprises eight films (7 works of fictions and 1 animation), from Australia, China, France, Iran, Japan, Philippines, Poland and USA.


These films are all in the running for the 2018 Short Film Palme d’or, to be awarded by Bertrand Bonello, President of the Jury, at the official award ceremony of the 71st Festival de Cannes on May 19th.

 

 

CANNES COURT METRAGE

 

Oren GERNER GABRIEL France 15’
       
Raymund Ribay GUTIERREZ JUDGEMENT Philippines 15’
       

Celine HELD

Logan GEORGE

CAROLINE USA 12’
       
Saeed JAFARIAN

TARIKI

(UMBRA)

Iran 14'
       
Marta PAJEK III - animation Poland 12’
       
Masahiko SATO,
Genki KAWAMURA,
Yutaro SEKI,
Masayuki TOYOTA,
Kentaro HIRASE
DUALITY Japan 14’
       
WEI Shujun ON THE BORDER China 15'
       
Charles WILLIAMS TOUTES CES CRÉATURES Australia 13’
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