The Cinéfondation and Short Film Jury headed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and including Arsinée Khanjian, Karim Aïnouz, Emmanuel Carrère and Yu Lik-Wai, has awarded the 2012 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of the winning films.
The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 15 student films, chosen out of nearly 1 700 entries coming from 320 film schools around the world.
DOROGA NA (The Road to)
directed by Taisia Igumentseva
directed by Matthew James Reilly
LOS ANFITRIONES (The Hosts)
directed by Miguel Angel Moulet
The awarded films will receive €15,000 for the First Prize, €11,250 for the Second and €7,500 for the Third.
The First Prize winner is also guaranteed that her first feature film will be presented at the Festival de Cannes.