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Talents Alumni to Shine at Cannes

May 2, 2022

It's slowly edging towards summer here in Berlin and that means one thing: Cannes is close! And as the sun gets ever brighter, many of our former Talents are also preparing to dazzle on the Croisette! There are 59 Talents alumni on the Cannes call sheet, with work across 37 films, ten of whom contributed to eight films in the festival's prestigious Competition!

"Close" co-written by Angelo Tijssens © Lukas Dhont / Diaphana Distribution

Official Selection

Competition 

"Holy Spider" – actor Sara Fazilat (BT 2017), producer Sol Bondy (BT 2016), producer Jacob Jarek (BT 2007)

"Crimes of the Future" – actor Nadia Litz (BT 2009), costume designer Mayou Trikerioti (BT 2016)

"Close" – writer Angelo Tijssens (BT 2021)

"Boy from Heaven" – actor Sherwan Haji (BT 2020)

"Triangle of Sadness" – editor Jacob Schulsinger (BT 2010)

The Short Films Competition

"Lori" (Melancholy of my Mother's Lullabies) – director Abinash Bikram Shah (BT 2010)

"The Water Murmurs" – exec. producer Zuloung Shan (BT 2011/7)

"A Short Story" – exec. producer Zuloung Shan (BT 2011/7)

"Domingo y la niebla" director Ariel Escalante, producer & cinematographer Nicolás Wong Díaz, editor Lorenzo Mora Salazar, composer Alberto Torres. Image courtesy of Doha Film Institute.
Un Certain Regard

"Metronom" – director Alexandru Belc (BT 2006)

"Domingo y la niebla" (Domingo and the Mist) – director Ariel Escalante (BT 2017), producer & cinematographer Nicolás Wong Díaz (BT 2018), editor Lorenzo Mora Salazar (BT 2016), composer Alberto Torres (BT 2022)

"Plan 75" – co-producer Alemberg Ang (BT 2013/21), producer Eiko Mizuno-Gray (BT 2019)

"Corsage" – actor Jeanne Werner (BT 2018), editor Ulrike Kofler (BT 2014),  co-producer Bernard Michaux (BT 2007), co-producer Jean-Christophe Reymond (BT 2004/05) 

"Bachennya metelyka" (Butterfly Vision) – co-producer Anita Juka (BT 2005), producer Yelizaveta Smith (BT 2018)

"Vanskabte land / Volaða land" (Godland) – producer Katrin Pors (BT 2008), producer Anton Máni Svansson (BT 2012)

"Plus que jamais" – producer Xénia Maingot (BT 2015)

"The Blue Caftan" – co-producer Katrin Pors (BT 2008)

"Harka" – producer Fabian Gasmia (BT 2013)

"Kurak günler" (Burning Days) – editor Özcan Vardar (BT 2011)

Midnight Screenings

"Rebel" – writer Kevin Meul (BT 2012)

Special Screenings

"All That Breathes" – music Roger Goula (BT 2011)


"Metsurin tarina" (The Woodcutter Story), writer & director Mikko Myllylahti, editor Jussi Rautaniemi, producer Jussi Rantamäki. Image courtesy of Semaine de la Critique.

La Semaine de la Critique

COMPETITION

Feature Films

"La Jauría" – writer, director & producer Andrés Ramírez Pulido (BT 2017), producer Lou Chicoteau (BT 2016)

"Metsurin tarina" (The Woodcutter Story) – writer & director Mikko Myllylahti (BT 2015), editor Jussi Rautaniemi (BT 2017), producer Jussi Rantamäki (BT 2009). This film was developed at our Script Station. 

Short Films

"Las criaturas que se derriten bajo el sol" – producer Justin Pechberty (BT 2019)

"Cuerdas" – cinematography Lara Vilanova (BT 2011)

"Nisam je stigao voljeti" (I didn’t make it to love her) – sound Nenad Kovačević (BT 2008)

"On Xerxes' throne" – sales Wouter Jansen (BT 2020)

"Raie Manta" – editor Gabriel Gonzalez (BT 2018)


SPECIAL SCREENINGS 

Feature film

"Goutte d’Or" (Sons Of Ramses) – producer Jean-Christophe Reymond (BT 2004/5)


"1976", writer & director Manuela Martelli, editor Camila Mercadal, producer Dominga Sotomayor. Image courtesy of Luxbox Films.

Quinzaine

Feature Films

"1976" – writer & director Manuela Martelli (BT 2005), editor Camila Mercadal (BT 2016), producer Dominga Sotomayor (BT 2009) First feature film

"El agua" –writer & director Elena López Riera (BT 2017) First feature film

"Pamfir" – writer & director Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk (BT 2013) First feature film

"Un Varón" – producer Louise Bellicaud (BT 2014

Short Films

"Aribada" – director & producer Simon(e) Jaikiriuma Paetau (BT 2012), cinematography Luciana Riso (BT 2012) 

"Jitterbug" – editor Taina Galis (BT 2007)

"Maria Schneider 1983" – producer Helen Olive (BT 2016)


ACID

"99 Moons" – cinematography Yunus Roy Imer (BT 2020)

"How to Save a Dead Friend" – co-producer Anita Norfolk (BT 2020)


Marché du Film

Doc Alliance Award Nominees

"The Eclipse" – Nataša Urban (BT 2015), cinematography Ivan Markovic (BT 2015)

"A Night of Knowing Nothing" – Payal Kapadia (BT 2019)

"Aralkum" – Daniel Asadi Faezi (BT 2021)