FESTIVAL DE CANNES
PARIS 15:27 (UTC-7)
FESTIVAL DE CANNES

FESTIVAL DE CANNES

Information

75003 PARIS, FRANCE

Activity

Film Festival

Description

The Festival de Cannes is the most important film event in the world, with more than 30,000 accreditees, representing the entire spectrum of the motion-picture industry, and some 4,000 international journalists and reporters. The privileged venue of both film discoveries and encounters, the Festival de Cannes reflects the dual nature of the cinema: art and industry. For if the Festival evokes first and foremost the surprise of being selecting and the hope of winning a prize, it is equally the privileged rendezvous of all motion-picture industry professionals for whom the Film Market was first created at the Festival in 1959. The Festival equally develops actions in support of cinematic creation throughout the world. Twenty years after the Golden Camera, the prize awarded to Best First film, the Festival created in 1998 the Cinéfondation whose mission is to enable young filmmakers, at various stages of their creative careers, to step up behind the camera and attain international profess