Festival De Cannes Residence 2012 Call for Applications

Posted Tuesday 26 Jul 2011

Applications are now open for the Festival de Cannes R�sidence. Each year 12 young filmmakers from around the world are selected for the R�sidence. As well as getting to live in the heart of Paris, residents will benefit from:

  • a grant of �800 per month
  • free access to a large number of Paris cinemas
  • optional French lessons
  • the possibility of attending festivals during their stay

Candidates will be selected based on the quality of their short films, or first feature that they have already directed, as well as on their planned feature and the reasons why they wish to participate in the Residence's programme. Applications close September 9 2011.

The next Residence session is March 1, 2011 - July 15, 2012

Final Jury selection date: December 8, 2011

Application forms and further information are available at: http://www.festival-cannes.com/en/cinefoundation/theResidence.html