Cannes, France is the home of the annual Cannes International Film Festival, which showcases new films from around the world. Professional filmmakers consider it to be the most important festival in their industry, and attendance is strictly by invitation. In 2015 the event will be held from May 13 – 24, at the usual venue, the Palais des Festivals et des Congres. If you’re looking to join the stars in Cannes this year, the following will give you an idea of the various events that you can enjoy when you visit the Cannes International Film Festival.
The Main Event
The most prominent competition at the festival is known as the Official Selection, in which films from around the world compete for awards, selected by a Jury. The most important components of this event are known as The Competition and Un Certain Regard. The Competition is based on mass appeal films along with various additional film screenings, while Un Certain Regard focuses on originality and aesthetic among films. Other key highlights of The Competition feature works from film schools, non-competitive films, short films, festival classics and other screenings. The top film of The Competition wins the coveted Golden Palm (Palme d’Or) Award.
Roadtrips can give you exclusive access to your choice of film festival screenings at Cannes. You’ll feel like a star as you watch some of the latest and most anticipated films of the year in the company of celebrities and esteemed film critics. You’ll have a chance to be your own critic as you watch feature-length and short films debut from all around the world.
Enhance your experience by exploring the beautiful countryside and small towns surrounding Cannes with exclusive day trips to destinations like St. Tropez and Eze. You’ll enjoy private guided tours, fine dining, spectacular views and more. At Roadtrips, we can arrange private day trips to some of the most popular vacation spots around Cannes to make your film festival trip even more memorable.
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