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Cannes 2009: All the Awards

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The official Jury of this 62nd Festival de Cannes, presided by Isabelle Huppert, revealed the Prize winners during the Closing Ceremonies on the evening of May 24th. IN COMPETTION - FEATURE FILMS Palme d'Or DAS WEISSE BAND (The White Ribbon) directed by Michael HANEKE               Grand Prix UN PROPHÈTE (A Prophet) directed by Jacques AUDIARD Lifetime achievement award for his work and his exce...

The student film Baba by Zuzana Špidlová has won the Cinéfondation grand prize

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The student film Baba /2008/ by screenwriter and director Zuzana Špidlová has won the Cinéfondation grand prize - the Prix de la Cinéfondation - at this year's International Film Festival in Cannes, which closes on May 24, 2009. The movie, which was made as an undergraduate exercise at the Film and TV Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU), was selected to represent the Czech Republic in the prestigious festival's official program, in the educational section Cinéfondatio...

Hanneke's White Ribbon takes away the Cannes Palme d'or

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The official Jury of this 62nd Festival de Cannes, presided by Isabelle Huppert, revealed the Prize winners during the Closing Ceremonies on the evening of May 24th. IN COMPETTION - FEATURE FILMSPalme d'OrDAS WEISSE BAND (The White Ribbon) directed by Michael HANEKE Grand PrixUN PROPHÈTE (A Prophet) directed by Jacques AUDIARD Lifetime achievement award for his work and his exceptional contribution to the history of cinema Alain RESNAIS Best Director Brillante MENDOZA for KINATAY Jury PrizeFI...

Cinéfondation Prizes 2009 awarded

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Cinéfondation Prizes 2009 awarded today by the Jury presided by John Boorman This year, the Cinéfondation Selection showed 17 films from Asia, Europe, North and South America selected from the 1400 student films submitted. The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury presided by John Boorman and composed of film directors Bertrand Bonello and Ferid Boughedir and actresses Leonor Silveira and Zhang Ziyi has awarded prizes to the following films during a ceremony in Buñuel Theatre:First Prize:BÁBAd...

Baba wins Cinefondation in Cannes

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The student film Baba /2008/ by screenwriter and director Zuzana Špidlová has won the Cinéfondation grand prize – the Prix de la Cinéfondation – at this year’s International Film Festival in Cannes, which closes on May 24, 2009. The movie, which was made as an undergraduate exercise at the Film and TV Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU), was selected to represent the Czech Republic in the prestigious festival’s official program, in the educational section Ciné...

The Cinefondation Bestows its Awards

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The awards for the best films presented on the Cinefondation program are in! The Jury was presided by UK director John Boorman and members French director Bertrand Bonello, Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi, Tunisian director Ferid Boughedir and Portuguese actor Leonor Silveira handed out their prizes this afternoon in the Buñuel theatre to: First Prize : BÁBA by Zuzana Kirchnerová-Špidlová FAMU, Czech Republic Second Prize: GOODBYE by Song Fang Beijing Film...

Cinéfondation : the 4 short films of the day

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Chapa Directed by Thiago Ricarte Diploma Directed by Yaelle Kayam Sylfidden Directed by Dorte Bengtson Don't step out of the house (Nammae Ui Jip) Directed by Jo Sung-Hee Sreening starting at 11:00 am at the Salle Bunuel Awards and screening of awarded films at 04:30 ...

Cinéfondation Prizes 2009 awarded today by the Jury presided by John Boorman

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This year, the Cinéfondation Selection showed 17 films from Asia, Europe, North and South America selected from the 1400 student films submitted. The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury presided by John Boorman and composed of film directors Bertrand Bonello and Ferid Boughedir and actresses Leonor Silveira and Zhang Ziyi has awarded prizes to the following films during a ceremony in Buñuel Theatre:   First Prize: BÁBA directed by Zuzana Kirchnerová-Špidlov...

Cinéfondation Prizes 2009 awarded today by the Jury

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This year, the Cinéfondation Selection showed 17 films from Asia, Europe, North and South America selected from the 1400 student films submitted. The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury presided by John Boorman and composed of film directors Bertrand Bonello and Ferid Boughedir and actresses Leonor Silveira and Zhang Ziyi has awarded prizes to the following films during a ceremony in Buñuel Theatre:First Prize:BÁBAdirected by Zuzana Kirchnerová-ŠpidlováFAMU, Czech RepublicSecond Prize: GOO...

Un Certain Regard: "Tale in the Darkness" by Nikolay Khomeriki

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In Cannes for the Un Certain Regard presentation of Tale in the Darkness, Nikolay Khomeriki of Russian origin is not an unknown at the Festival, having won a runner-up prize in the Cinefondation Selection in 2005 for his short film Vdvoyom. The following year he was back in Cannes and in the running for a Camera d’Or for his debut feature film 977, also presented in Un Certain Regard. In Tale in the Darkness, the Russian director brings to the screen Angelina, a r...

The rendez-vous of the cinéfondation during the Film Festival de Cannes

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Cannes, le 17 mai 2009 Créée en 1998 par Gilles Jacob, président du Festival de Cannes, la Cinéfondation aborde une nouvelle étape de son déploiement artistique avec une représentation très significative des anciens réalisateurs résidents, primés ou invités de l’Atelier dans les différentes sélections de Cannes 2009.La cohérence du dispositif CINEFONDATION tel qu’il a été pensé –  la Sélection de films d’étudiants présentée au Jury, la Résidence et l’Atelier d...

Certain Regard: "Police, Adjective" in Competition

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Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu, acclaimed in Cannes in 2006 for the much admired 12:08 East of Bucharest, that year's Caméra d'Or winner, will be presenting his latest, Police, Adjective, to an eager Certain Regard audience and jury. Porumboiu made his Cannes laureate debut by winning Cinéfondation Second Prize in 2004 for his short film A Trip to the City. About Police, Adjective,  he says, "I wanted to make a film about language and  its meaning, or rather, its...

NEWSLETTER N° 413: April 29, 2009

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            Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE The Festival Directory from Filmfestivals.com has now MERGED and MOVED to Fest21.com whith easier search options, simplified update proce...

Cannes 2009: Selection of the Cinefondation

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CINÉFONDATION Giulia Barbera, Gianluca Lo Presti - IL NATURALISTA - 6’ Federico Parodi and Michele Tozzi Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Italy Dominique Baumard  - LE CONTRETEMPS - 39’ La fémis, France Dorte Bengtson - SYLFIDDEN  - 8’ Den Danske Filmskole, Denmark Noamir Castéra -  #1  - 4’ ENSAV La Cambre, Belgium Daniel Day  - GUTTER - 17’ New York University, USA Hugo Frassetto - TRAVERSER  - 5’ La Poudrière, France Jo...

L’ atelier 2009 from Cannes Cinefondation

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To assist directors in financing and speeding completion of their projects, the Festival created the Atelier in 2005. For its fifth edition, the Atelier de la Cinéfondation has chosen 15 projects from 14 countries. The selection has been restricted to highlight both up and coming directors: Ho Wi Ding, Caran Hartsfield or Bertrand Mandico, and established directors: Zhang Yuan, Faouzi Bensaidi, Diego Lerman, Danielle Arbid or Malgoska Szumowska. Alongside the producer(s) of their films, e...

Submit your short to Cannes Short Film Corner

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The Short Film Corner May 13 - 22, 2009 Call for Entries - Click here Deadline for submission is April 18, 2009. Contact Information: Paris offices until May 1, 2009 Short Film Corner - Festival de Cannes 3 rue Amélie 75007 Paris - France 33 (0)1 53 59 61 30 33 (0)1 53 59 61 53 sfc2009@festival-cannes.fr Management Jérôme Paillard, Executive Director Project Manager: Alice Kharoubi Assistants : Virginny Tassart Ali Khechen Augustine Aldighieri ...

The Short Film Corner

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 The Short Film Corner May 13 - 22, 2009 Call for Entries - Click here Deadline for submission is April 18, 2009. Contact Information: Paris offices until May 1, 2009 Short Film Corner - Festival de Cannes 3 rue Amélie 75007 Paris - France 33 (0)1 53 59 61 30 33 (0)1 53 59 61 53 sfc2009@festival-cannes.fr Management Jérôme Paillard, Executive Director Project Manager: Alice Kharoubi Assistants : Virginny Tassart Ali Khechen Augustine Aldighi...

The Short Film Corner

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 The Short Film Corner May 13 - 22, 2009 Call for Entries - Click here Deadline for submission is April 18, 2009. Contact Information: Paris offices until May 1, 2009 Short Film Corner - Festival de Cannes 3 rue Amélie 75007 Paris - France 33 (0)1 53 59 61 30 33 (0)1 53 59 61 53 sfc2009@festival-cannes.fr Management Jérôme Paillard, Executive Director Project Manager: Alice Kharoubi Assistants : Virginny Tassart Ali Khechen Augustine Aldighieri Websi...

La Résidence de la Cinéfondation holds its 18th session.

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La Résidence de la Cinéfondation will host, from March 1st 2009 to July 15th 2009, 6 new successful candidates on their programme which helps young filmmakers write the screenplay and prepare for the production of their first or second feature film. Gilles Jacob and jury chose, from over 160 applicants, one female and five male directors.- Yaël Gidron (Israeli, 27) with Nature Film (1st feature), follows the return of Daphna to the army base she fled from after spending a few days in a nature...

And the Palme d'Or goes to Laurent Cantet

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And the Palme d'Or goes to Laurent Cantet (Entre les murs) At long last a French Palm much awaited for the past 21 years (last to receive was Maurice Pialat in 1987 for "Under the Sun of Satan" - Sous le soleil de Satan.The official Jury of this 61st Fesival de Cannes, présided over by Sean Penn, revealed this evening the Prize winners during the closing Ceremony. Édouard Baer hosted Robert de Niro on the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière to award the Palme d’or to the best film among th...

Cannes Festival : 15th session of the Cinéfondation Residence

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 Director Sébastien Lifshitz has chosen, along with the jury over which he has presided, among more than 140 candidates, the six new Cinéfondation Residence winners.This 15th session of the Residence will open its doors to four female directors and two male directors, and will accompany them in the scripting of their first or second feature film until February 15th, 2008, and then assist with the actual preparations of their films.- Emily ATEF (Iranian, age 34), with her 2nd feature-film ...

THE CINEFONDATION ATELIER 2007: 3rd EDITION

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In 2005, the Festival de Cannes created the Atelier de la Cinéfondation, a programme which aims to help young filmmakers bring their film project to fruition.For its third edition, the Atelier de la Cinéfondation has selected 15 directorial projects from 15 different countries. The talent of these filmmakers has stood out at international film events, and they will attend the next Festival in order to finalise the financing of their respective films.In the spirit of the Festival de Cannes, thi...

The presentation of the Cannes selection

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The Official Selection of the Festival de Cannes 2006 will, as every year, be made up films presented in: the Competition, Un Certain Regard, Out of Competition screenings.It offers both a shorts and film schools competition (Cinéfondation).Cannes Classics concerns heritage films, shown principally in the Buñuel Theatre.Finally, in addition to the theatres of the Palais (Lumière, Debussy, Buñuel, Bazin) now the Beach Cinema offers festival-goers and Cannes residents alike outdoors screenings...

L'Atelier in Cannes has selected 18 projects from 17 countries

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The 2006 Atelier has selected 18 projects by filmmakers from 17 different countries (2 from the United States) spanning the 5 continents. The scripts (for the most part original subjects) deal with themes testifying to a shared awareness of the state of the planet. This generation, born into a world of globalisation, shares the same fears and hopes, over and beyond their cultural differences. Their universal and singular worldview is expressed through the eyes of two Latino teens in the United...

The presentation of the Cannes selection

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The Official Selection of the Festival de Cannes 2006 will, as every year, be made up films presented in: the Competition, Un Certain Regard, Out of Competition screenings. It offers both a shorts and film schools competition (Cinéfondation). Cannes Classics concerns heritage films, shown principally in the Buñuel Theatre. Finally, in addition to the theatres of the Palais (Lumière, Debussy, Buñuel, Bazin) now the Beach Cinema offers festival-goers and Cannes residents alike outdoors scr...
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