Cannes, France, France
Since 1946, the annual Cannes International Film Festival previews new films of all genres including documentaries from around the world. The invitation-only festival is recognized by the FIAPF because of so many reasons, but unquestioning this festival on the French Riveria is one of the major and most prestigious film festivals around the world.Ever since its creation, the Festival de Cannes has remained faithful to its founding purpose: to draw attention to and raise the profile of films with the aim of contributing towards the development of cinema, boosting the film industry worldwide and celebrating cinema at an international level.
While maintaining a solid connection with its past, the Festival is very ready to take on board new and original concepts. Over the years, it has evolved, all the while seeking to preserve its core values: a passion for cinema, the discovery of new talent, and the bringing together of professionals and journalists from around the world with the aim of contributing to the creation and distribution of films.
During every new edition, projects are conceived, experiences are shared and different cultures are discovered: it is this dynamism that makes the Festival de Cannes a true reflection of its time.
Awards & Prizes
Grand Prize of the Festival
Best Short Film