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The Jury and the Selection for Short Films and the Cinéfondation 2021

2021 Short films and Cinéfondation Jury

2021 Short films and Cinéfondation Jury © AFFIF

 

The Jury for Short Films and the Cinéfondation film school competition will be awarding the Short Film Palme d'or to one of the 10 films in Competition, and the three Cinéfondation prizes to the best of the 17 selected films by film school students. Just like in october 2020, the Jury demonstrates complete gender parity, three women and three men, and will occur without presidency.

 

The Jury

Kaouther Ben Hania
Director, Writer
Tunisia

 

Tuva Novotny
Director, writer, actress
Sweden

 

Alice Winocour
Director, writer
France

 

Sameh Alaa
Director, producer, writer
Egypt

 

Carlos Muguiro
Filmmaker, teacher
Spain

 

Nicolas Pariser
Director, screenwriter
France

The Short Films Competition

This year, the selection committee has viewed 3739 short films.

The 2021 Short Films Competition comprises 10 films, from Brazil, Denmark, China, France, Hong Kong, Iran, Portugal and for the first time in Official Selection Kosovo and Macedonia.
 

 

Marija APCEVSKA SEVEREN POL
(North Pole)
North Macedonia, Serbia 15'
Samir KARAHODA PA VEND
(Displaced)
Kosovo 15’
Casper KJELDSEN

DET ER I JORDEN
(In the Soil)

Denmark 14’
Mohammadreza MAYGHANI ORTHODONTICS Iran 14’
Adrian MOYSE DULLIN THE RIGHT WORDS France 15’
Diogo SALGADO NOITE TURVA
(Through the Haze)
Portugal 14’
Carlos SEGUNDO SIDERAL Brazil, France 15'
TANG Yi ALL THE CROWS IN THE WORLD Hong Kong 14'
Jasmin TENUCCI CÉU DE AGOSTO
(August Sky)
Brazil, Iceland 15'
WU Lang XUE YUN
(Absence)
China 15'

 

These films presented on July 16th are all in the running for the 2021 Short Film Palme d’or, to be awarded at the Closing ceremony of the 74th Festival de Cannes on Saturday, July 17th.

The Cinéfondation Selection

For its 24th edition the Cinéfondation Selection of the Festival de Cannes has invited 17 directors: 8 women and 9 men. The 13 live-action and 4 animated shorts have been chosen from among the 1,835 submitted by film schools all over the world. Four schools make their first appearance at the Cinéfondation.

The diversity of the selection is also enriched by the cultural intermingling of filmmakers and schools: a Brazilian in Argentina, a Bulgarian in UK, a Chinese in Japan, an Islander in Denmark.
 

 

Sacha AMARAL BILLY BOY Universidad Nacional de las Artes
Argentina
25’
Carina-Gabriela DAȘOVEANU

PRIN ORAS CIRCULA SCURTE POVESTI DE DRAGOSTE

(Love Stories on the Move)

UNATC "I. L. CARAGIALE"
Romania
21’
Théo DEGEN

L’ENFANT SALAMANDRE

(The Salamander Child)

INSAS
Belgium
26’
Natalia DURSZEWICZ

BESTIE WOKÓŁ NAS

(Beasts among Us)

The Polish National Film School in Łódź
Poland

 

6’
HUANG Menglu

OYOGERUNEKO

(The Cat from the Deep Sea)

Musashino Art University
Japan
50’
Lina KALCHEVA OTHER HALF NFTS
United Kingdom
13’
Mya KAPLAN

HABIKUR

(Night Visit)

The Steve Tisch School of Film & Television, Tel Aviv University
Israel
25’
Auden LINCOLN-VOGEL BILL AND JOE GO DUCK HUNTING University of Iowa
USA
21’
Aleksandra ODIĆ FRIDA DFFB
Germany
22’
Anna PODSKALSKÁ

RUDÉ BOTY

(Red Shoes)

FAMU
Czech Republic
14’
Gonzalo QUINCOCES

LA CAÍDA DEL VENCEJO

(The Fall of the Swift)

ESCAC
Spain
13’
Rodrigo RIBEYRO CANTAREIRA Academia Internacional de Cinema
Brazil
24’
Olivér RUDOLF FONICA M-120 SZFE
Hungary
24’
Óskar Kristinn VIGNISSON

FRIE MÆND

(Free Men)

Den Danske Filmskole
Denmark
28’
Adèle VINCENTI-CRASSON KING MAX La Fémis
France
21’
Lukas VON BERG SAINT ANDROID Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Germany

6’

YOON Daewoen CICADA Korea National University of Arts
South Korea
17’

 

The jury will hand over the Cinéfondation prizes at a ceremony preceding the screening of the awarded films on Thursday, July 15th, in the Buñuel Theatre.

► More info about Cannes Court Métrage

 

► More info about the Cinéfondation

Kaouther Ben Hania © DR
Sameh Alaa © Mattbed
Tuva Novotny © Henrik Adamsen
Nicolas Pariser © Victor Mirabel
Alice Winocour © Aurélie Lamachère
Carlos Muguiro © Iñigo Royo

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