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Cannes: May 13 - 22, 2009


The 4 competitions from Cannes Short Film Corner

4 competitions were held in Cannes at the Short Film Corner, and the winners are...


Results of the Short Film Corner 2008 contests

The Mini Movie Channel contest

The Mini Movie Channel 10 000 € award was granted to Thomas M. Bausenwein, director of the short film "Armer Schwarzer Kater". These awards were given out during the 'Fête du Court', on Friday May 23rd.

National Film Board of Canada

The National Film Board of Canada organized an online short film competition CANNES 2008. Nine short films were selected by Danny Lennon from shorts registered with the Short Film Corner.
During the Short Film Corner, short film lovers were invited to view the 9 finalist films online and vote for their favourite one. On May 21st the award went to the Mexican short "Historia de un Letrero (A sign story)" directed by Alonso Alvarez Barreda who will be receiving a professional-quality DV camera and a laptop and editing suite, courtesy of the NFB. The short film will be viewable until June 21st on or

Cannes à la Flip

During the Short Film Corner event participants were challenged to make three-minute movies on Flip Video Cameras. An esteemed jury of festival programmers and directors from around the world met in Cannes to determine the best submissions. The grand prize of $10,000 presented by Facebook, along with an HP workstation including a 30-inch monitor, were awarded to “The Flip Trip” by Vicenzo Cosentino.
Check out the grand prize winning film and the runners-up here

Film contest for French-Speaking productions

Another contest was open exclusively to French-speaking films, organized by France 2.
The jury of the France 2 contest rewarded "Carcasse", by Ismael El Maoula El Iraki produced by La Fémis film school. The French TV channel France 2 will broadcast shortly the film of the winner and will pre-buy his next film. 

Comments (4)

Is there anybody else who is

Is there anybody else who is much more proper than Thomas M.Bausenwein worth this award? To be honest, he is so excellent.

Film Submission

Is it possible to still submit one's film if one can not actually attend the Cannes Festival?

Wow this is amazing. I have

Wow this is amazing. I have yet to really put use to the flip video and would have made a real go of it if I knew of this competition. Congrats to the winners.

“The Flip Trip” by

“The Flip Trip” by Vicenzo Cosentino was awesome. I happened to catch it a few months ago and I was amazed, and this is from a guy who isn't usually into indie films. Cheers.
Mike J.
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