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Cinefondation’s Atelier Picks 15 Emerging Filmmakers to Head to Cannes 2014

Cinefondation's Atelier Picks 15 Emerging Filmmakers to Head to Cannes 2014

The Cinéfondation’s Atelier is hosting its tenth edition this
year and is set to invite 15 directors to Cannes whose projects have been
considered particularly promising. Together with their producers, the selected
directors will be able to meet potential
partners, a necessary step to finish their project and start the making of
their film.

Created in 2005, the Cinéfondation’s l’Atelier goal is to encourage
the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers. So far, out of 141 projects
accompanied by l’Atelier, 85 have received theatrical distribution and 44 are currently
in pre-production.

For L’Atelier’s 10th edition, 15 projects from 15 countries
were chosen:

Invisible (Pablo Giorgelli, Argentina)

Territoria (Nora Martirosyan, Armenia)

Tabija (Igor Drljača, Bosnia)

Saudade (Antonio Méndez Esparza, Brazil)

Ville-Marie (Guy Édoin, Canada)

In the Shade of the Trees (Matías Rojas Valencia, Chile)

Ce sentiment de l’été (Mikhaël Hers, France)

Aliyushka (Adilkhan Yerzhanov, Kazakhstan)

The Darkness (Daniel Castro Zimbrón, Mexico)

White Sun (Deepak Rauniyar, Nepal)

To All Naked Men (Bassam Chekhes, Netherlands/Syria)

Oil on Water (Newton I. Aduaka, Nigeria)

Dogs (Bogdan Mirică, Romania)

A Yellow Bird (K. Rajagopal, Singapore)

Ruta salvatge (Marc Recha, Spain)                                                

From May 16 to 22, l’Atelier will arrange meetings with the
directors for film industry professionals interested in investing in their
projects.

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