Director, script writer CANADA

Denis VILLENEUVE

Denis VILLENEUVE

© DR

Biography

Internationally renowned and recently two-time Academy Award winner for Blade Runner 2049 (which also received 8 BAFTAs nominations), Denis Villeneuve made his debut at the National Film Board of Canada in the early 90s. His first feature, Un 32 août sur Terre was invited to Cannes for Un Certain Regard in 1998. Villeneuve returned to Cannes with Next Floor (Semaine de la Critique’s First Prize, 2008), Polytechnique (Director’s Fortnight 2009) and the Oscar nominated drug-cartel thriller Sicario (Official Competition 2015). In 2010, Incendies was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards. In 2017, Villeneuve’s hit movie Arrival was nominated for 8 Oscars and 9 BAFTAs, including best movie and best director. He is currently working on a new adaptation of Frank Herbert’s masterpiece, “Dune”.

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2018
Share

Directors

Aleksandar PETROVIC

Aleksandar PETROVIC

Director
Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Louis MALLE

Louis MALLE

Director
Michel CACOYANNIS

Michel CACOYANNIS

Director
Sergueï YOUTKÉVITCH

Sergueï YOUTKÉVITCH

Director
Sergio LEONE

Sergio LEONE

Director
Veljko BULAJIC

Veljko BULAJIC

Director
Walter HILL

Walter HILL

William FRIEDKIN

William FRIEDKIN

Released on

Separate addresses with a comma * * * Required fields
}}
.

.

.