Film Talents to Cannes 2019 Training and networking program at Festival de Cannes.
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Film Talents to Cannes 2019

Training and networking program at Festival de Cannes.

After the great success of last year, in 2019 CineSud continues their unique training and networking program for selected filmmakers at the Festival de Cannes.


16 mei 2019
om 10:00


25 mei 2019
om 10:00


1 Boulevard de la Croisette
06400 Cannes

Bekijk route

Film Talents to Cannes 2019

The selected filmmakers will present their short film during an official Market Screening at the festival – free to attend with any Festival and Market badge – and get accreditations to visit the Marché du Film and Short Film Corner from May 15th. Next to that, CineSud offers them special and exclusive network-opportunities with key-players in the field, access to conferences and workshops and invitations to networking drinks and receptions during the Marché. Filmmakers are guided by two coaches of CineSud who also help them to get one-on-one meetings with representatives of production companies, distributors, festivals and much more.

Selected filmmakers and films 2019

  • Jan Verdijk - WILD
  • Raynor Arkenbout - THE SALMON & YOU
  • Bas Geelen & Michael van den Eynde - THE ROAD OF REPENTANCE
  • Thomas Mataheru - SISTERS
  • Remy Kooi - SOVEREIGN

    Film selection Talents to Cannes 2019

    The selected films that will be presented at Marché du Film at Festival de Cannes.

    Convoi Exceptionnel (2019, Genio de Groot)

    A tragicomic and sometimes absurdist portrait of Ronnie in his 40s who still lives with his mother. By profession he is a transport assistant for convoi exceptionnel. As a hobby, Ronnie takes pictures of exceptional transport and collects miniatures of extraordinary trucks. A long-cherished dream of his mother is to become a grandmother. Now that she is dying, the son will have to look for a wife. But how will he actually find one?

    Sisters (2018, Daphne Lucker)

    Three sisters grow up in a broken home. They are at each other’s mercy and survive as long as they are together. But is their loving connection strong enough to endure their gloomy surroundings?

    Sovereign (2019, Remy Kooi)

    Ger, a lonely customs officer, protects his small country bureaucratically from within its border wall until he is confronted with a persistent asylum seeker.

    The Road of Repentance (2019, Vincent Konings)

    It is the year 1147. After leaving his beloved and pregnant wife Lenora, the knight Gerlachus sets out on a war against his enemies. Following a great battle Gerlachus notices a mysterious deer in the shadow of the forest. After a brief encounter with the deer, Gerlachus gets struck by a vision of Lenora, screaming in her bed. When the battle is won and the war is over, Gerlachus goes on a hunt to celebrate this victory.

    What You and I Share With the Salmon (2019, Raynor Arkenbout)

    During the difficult birth of his son, an anxious soon-to-be father reflects on all the moments that led to this and how it relates to the salmon run.

    Wild (2018, Jan Verdijk)

    Twan, Iris and their 9 year old son Jacco seek the hilly and picturesque south of the Netherlands for a weekend of quality time and relaxation. Twan, clearly the self-proclaimed head of the family, starts to behave erratically and turns his family, the locals, and even the flora and fauna against him.

    More on the films, filmmakers and Market Screening can be found in our online brochure.

    Check the brochure here.

    Join the market screening.

    Join the CineSud Shorts Market Screening on Wednesday May 22nd, 13.30 in Palais de Festival (H) and watch six selected shorts produced in the Netherlands. Access to the Market Screening is free with a Market badge.

    Want to meet us in Cannes or working together in the future?

    CineSud is a dynamic and fast growing film hub in the heart of the Netherlands – Belgium – Germany where industry professionals en new filmmakers meet, work together and find lots of activities to train and develop their skills. CineSud organizes industry events, masterclasses, several filmlabs, festivals and much more. Whether you are a filmmaker, film institute, festival, distributor or whatsoever, please feel free to contact us anytime and let's create more possibilities for filmmakers together!

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