Quinzaine des rÃ©alisateurs
Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Cannes, France
Start Month: April
Created by the French Directors Guild in the wake of the events of May â€™68, the Directorsâ€™ Fortnight seeks to aid filmmakers and contribute to their discovery by the critics and audiences alike. From its initial program in 1969, it cast its lot with the avant-garde (the glorious seventies), even as it created a breeding ground where the Cannes Festival would regularly find its prestigious auteurs.
35mm. Entries should not have been shown outside the country of origin or broadcast on a television channel or commercially released in France.
Submission Deadline: April
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Awards / Prizes:
Three prizes for best french short films given by SACD, Kodak and Gras-Savoye. Directors’ first films screened at Directors’ Fortnight will be eligible for the Camera D’Or. Non-competitive for shorts
Contact: Edouard Waintrop (firstname.lastname@example.org)