The International Dimension of The Cannes Film Festival - Deepstash

The International Dimension of The Cannes Film Festival

Every year, the Festival invites artists from all over the world of today and tomorrow, creating a map of cinema. There is international converage of the event in media.

The Festival also offers filmmaking countries the chance to showcase the richness of their cinema in Village Internationl, which hosts an increased number of countries every year.

3 STASHED

1 LIKE

MORE IDEAS FROM THEARTICLE

The Selection is balanced and representative of cinematography in terms of creativity and geography.

  • Films that are representative of"arthouse cinema with a wide audience" are presented in Competition, while Un Certain Regard focuses on the works that have an original aim and aesthetic (and are guaranteed to make a discreet but strong impact on screens around the world).
  • The Selection also includes Out of Competition films, Special Screenings and Midnight Screenings, the historically important films featured in Cannes Classics and the Cinéfondation selection of films submitted from film schools.

3 STASHED

1 LIKE

The Mission of The Cannes Film Festival

Its founding purpose is to draw attention and raise the profile of films, with the aim of contributing towards the development of cinema, boosting the film industry around the globe, and celebrating cinema at an international level.

4 STASHED

3 LIKES

The Red Carpet Steps

This is the part of the festival that draws the most media attention.

For the organization, the Red Carpet represents the opportunity to give an initial and equal welcome to both the world's greatest film artists and to emerging talent.

It is also a chance to honour the creativity of those artists on whom the Festival's reputation depends.

3 STASHED

1 LIKE

  • The members of the Selection Committee travel all around the world and scour film festivals to unearth the most promising directors and bring a fresh look at the Official Selection.
  • The Caméra d'Or is awarded to the best film presented either in the Selection, during Directors' Fortnight or the Semaine de la Critique, while the Cinéfondation presents film school work and organizes the Residence and the Workshop.
  • The development of "Cannes Short Films" is another step in this direction. 

3 STASHED

1 LIKE

Deepstash helps you become inspired, wiser and productive, through bite-sized ideas from the best articles, books and videos out there.

GET THE APP:

RELATED IDEAS

Movie Festivals Before Today

Until the end of 2019, when everything was relatively fine globally, film festivals were a sought after event.

New blockbusters like Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, the multiple Oscar winner Parasite, and the $1 billion grosser Joker, were all screened at the Cannes And Venice Film Festivals that year.

55 STASHED

The Cannes Film Festival

Also known as the Festival de Cannes, the annual film festival is a celebration of cinematic works of art, highlighting select movies from France and other countries since 1946.

The festival has made Cannes an international luxury destination attracting top celebs from all over the world and is extensively covered by the media.

7 STASHED

3 LIKES

Today's film industry

The film industry is at a tipping point. Traditional studios are under threat of being shouldered out by their competitors. Sequels take precedence over original content, projects struggle without bankable stars.

Yet, it has never been a better time to work in cinema, especially if you belong to the underserved demographic.

56 STASHED

2 LIKES