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Talents Alumni at Cannes Semaine de la Critique 2024

May 7, 2024

As soon we read that 2021 Berlinale Talents alumni Eliane Umuhire had been selected to sit on the Jury of the 63rd Semaine de la Critique, we knew it was going to be a good one. Add that good news to the 12 films in selection featuring the work of 19 alumni, and we can be sure it is. Among those selected for Competition is "Locust" by KEFF, which was developed at our Script Station in 2022. 


Feature Films

"Baby" – writer, director & co-producer Marcelo Caetano (BT 2015) - Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award for actor Ricardo Teodoro

"Locust" – writer, director & editor KEFF (BT 2022) SCRIPT STATION PROJECT 2022

"Rafaat einy ll sama" (The Brink of Dreams) – co-director & -writer, editor Nada Riyadh (BT 2022) -  L’Œil d’or for Best Documentary Film

Short Films

"Alazar" – writer, director & production design Beza Hailu Lemma (BT 2019), producer Tamara Dawit (BT 2015)

"A menina e o pote" (The Girl and The Pot) – writer & animation director Nara Normande (BT 2020), writer & editor Eva Randolph (BT 2014)

"As minhas sensações são tudo o que tenho para oferecer" (My Senses Are All I Have to Offer) – cinematography Marta Simões (BT 2014), sound Joana Niza Braga (BT 2020), producer Catarina de Sousa (BT 2023)

"Αυτο που ζηταμε απο ενα αγαλμα ειναι να μην κινειται" (What we ask of a statue is that it doesn’t move) – producer Jasmina Sijercic (BT 2023)


Opening Film - "Les Fantômes" – producer Lionel Massol (BT 2018)

"Les Reines du drame" (Queens of Drama) editor Gabriel Gonzalez (BT 2018)

Short Films

"Las novias del sur" (Southern brides) – writer, director, cinematography & sound Elena López Riera (BT 2017), cinematography Agnès Piqué (BT 20223), editor Anna Pfaff (BT 2018)

"Sannapäiv Sauna Day" (Sauna Day) writers & directors Anna Hints & Tushar Prakash (BT 2024)

Invitation - International Film Festival of Morelia

"Xquipi" – producer Louise Riousse (BT 2024)