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Antonio Méndez Esparza, Pablo Giorgelli and Guy Édoin Among Selected 15 for Cinéfondation’s Atelier

In its first year, Cannes’ Cinéfondation’s Atelier invited projects from relative filmmaker unknowns such as Gerardo Naranjo (I’m Gonna Explode), Lisandro Alonso (Liverpool) and Aida Begic (Snow). Celebrating year number 10, this year’s group of fifteen that will benefit from Croisette meetings and future coin include the likes of Quebecer Guy Édoin (Marécages), Cannes Critics’ Week winner for Aquí y allá in filmmaker Antonio Méndez Esparza, and 2011 Camera d’Or winner Pablo Giorgelli (pictured above) who broke out with Las Acacias (review).

Invisible (Pablo Giorgelli, Argentina)
Territoria (Nora Martirosyan, Armenia)
Tabija (Igor Drljača, Bosnia)
Saudade (Antonio Méndez Esparza, Brazil)
Ville-Marie (Guy Édoin, Canada)
In the Shade of the Trees (Matías Rojas Valencia, Chile)
Ce sentiment de l’été (Mikhaël Hers, France)
Aliyushka (Adilkhan Yerzhanov, Kazakhstan)
The Darkness (Daniel Castro Zimbrón, Mexico)
White Sun (Deepak Rauniyar, Nepal)
To All Naked Men (Bassam Chekhes, Netherlands/Syria)
Oil on Water (Newton I. Aduaka, Nigeria)
Dogs (Bogdan Mirică, Romania)
A Yellow Bird (K. Rajagopal, Singapore)
Ruta salvatge (Marc Recha, Spain)

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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