Russia's Igumentseva leads Cannes Cinefondation winners
Three winners selected from 15 student film competition.
The 15th Cinéfondation award winners were handed out in Cannes today, with Jean-Pierre Dardenne leading a jury including Arsinée Khanjian, Karim Aïnouz, Emmanuel Carrère and Yu Lik-Wai.
The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 15 student films, chosen out of nearly 1,700 entries coming from 320 film schools around the world.
THE ROAD TO (DOROGA NA)
directed by Taisia Igumentseva
directed by Matthew James Reilly
THE HOSTS (LOS ANFITRIONES)
directed by Miguel Angel Moulet
The awarded films will receive €15,000 for the First Prize, €11,250 for the Second and €7,500 for the Third.
The First Prize winner is also guaranteed that her first feature film will be presented at the Festival de Cannes.