Call for entries: feature films at Cannes

Christian Jeune, deputy general delegate and Australian preselector for Festival de Cannes official selection in 2012 will be in Australia early December to view new feature films for potential selection.

He is looking for films to run in In Competition, Out of Competition and Un Certain Regard.

Submission deadlines to Screen Australia is Wednesday 7 December.

It is advised filmmakers first read the eligibility criteria for Cannes before contacting Screen Australia.

Australian films selected in the above categories in 2011 were Julia Leigh’s Sleeping Beauty (In Competition), Ivan Sen’s Toomelah (Un Certain Regard), and Nash Edgerton’s short film Bear. Justin Kurzel’s Snowtown screened in Critics’ Week.

Documentary filmmakers should submit directly to the festival.


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