- Share this article on Facebook
- Share this article on Twitter
- Share this article on Flipboard
- Share this article on Email
- Show additional share options
- Share this article on Linkedin
- Share this article on Pinit
- Share this article on Reddit
- Share this article on Tumblr
- Share this article on Whatsapp
- Share this article on Print
- Share this article on Comment
The Festival de Cannes has unveiled this year’s Cinefoundation Atelier selection, 15 in-development projects that will try and secure funding at this year’s Cannes festival.
As a program to bring together projects and would-be backers, Cannes’ Cinefoundation Atelier has an impressive hit rate. Since it’s launch in 2005, the Cinefoundation Atelier has selected a total of 156 projects for the program. Of those, 103 have been completed and released and 40 more are currently in pre-production.
This year’s selection includes Paula Un Mi Kim‘s Butterfly Diaries from Brazil, Midi Z‘ The Road to Mandalay from Burma, Columbian title The Contestant from director Carlos Osuna, Morgan Simon‘s Compte tes blessures from France, the Greek-Iranian project Pari from director Siamak Etemadi, Gyorgy Kristof‘s Out from Hungary-Slovakia, Laura Luchetti‘s Twin Flower from Italy, Joao Viana‘s Our Madness, a Portugal-Angola co-production, Romanian feature Borders from director Ionut Piturescu, Kirsten Tan‘s Popeye from Singapore, Louw Venter‘s The Tree from South Africa, Meritxell Colell‘s Lands of Loneliness and Alberto Morais‘ The Mother from Spain, Pradeepan Raveendran‘s Soundless Dance from Sri Lanka, and Kutlug Ataman‘s Hilal, Feza, and other Planets from Turkey.
This 2015 Festival de Cannes will take place May 13-24. As previously announced, Abderrahmane Sissako, director of the Oscar-nominated Timbuktu, will head up this year’s Cinefoundation section.
Sign up for THR news straight to your inbox every day
More from The Hollywood Reporter
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts
‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’ Team on Bringing the Iconic Characters to Life in a New Way: “It’s a Dream Come True”
Chris Hemsworth Says Director Criticisms of MCU Are “Super Depressing,” Chalks Mixed ‘Thor 4’ Reviews Up to Movie Being “Too Silly”
‘White Men Can’t Jump’ Star Laura Harrier on Remixing the 1992 Classic, ‘Spider-Man’ Memories and ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Impact
Rachel Sennott, Ayo Edebiri Start a High School Fight Club to Hook Up With Cheerleaders in ‘Bottoms’ Trailer