Presentation on theme: "TESSA WONG STEPHANIE LAM VICKY LAM SWETA KHANDELWAL."— Presentation transcript:
TESSA WONG STEPHANIE LAM VICKY LAM SWETA KHANDELWAL
Background Information On the initiative of Jean Zay Created to rival the Venice Film Festival of Italy At Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes Gained popularity because of the attendance of famous stars First held in Sept 1946,then every May from 1952 Juries appointed based on their body of work and respect from their peers.
Programmes and Events The Official Selection (In Competition, Special Screenings, Short Films, Cinéfondation,etc) Parallel Sections (Cannes Classics, Tous les Cinémas du Monde,etc) The competition Marché du Film Masterclasses Tributes Exhibitions Producers Network
Why? Boosting Film Industry Worldwide Important Showcase for European Films Bringing Film Professionals Together Discover, Promote and Support the Art of Filmmaking
Awards La Palme dOr (Golden Palm) Le Grand Prix (Grand Prize) Le Prix du Jury (Jury Prize) Le Prix de la mise en scène (Best Director)
An integral part of the festival More than 10,000 participants The largest film market in the world Provides opportunities for professionals to exchange information and hold negotiations
Public Involvement 1. Le Cinéma de la Plage Cinema of the Beach Outdoor cinema Screens a different film each night 2. Screening of Un Certain Regard, The Directors' Fortnight, International Critics' Week live