Six directors have beenselected by the Cannes Film Festival Residence to participate in the 13thedition of the scheme from October 2006 through February 2007.

A jury presided over bydirector Rithy Panh haschosen Natacha Feola fromthe US, Fien Troch fromBelgium, Antonio Campos of the US, Sebastian Campos of Chile, Alexis Dos Santosof Argentina and Babk Jalaliof Iran.

The six will spend four anda half months at the Residence in order to develop their first or secondfeature film. Meetings will be organized with veteran filmmakers as well asindustry professionals to help guide them along.

Directorswith previous features include Belgium's Trochwith Someone Else's Happiness,Sebastian Campos with La Sagrada Familia and DosSantos with Glue.