7 May 2014

This year at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, the Federation of European Film Directors/Fédération Européenne des Réalisateurs de l’Audiovisuel (FERA) will have a strong presence. As the sole representative organization of film directors at the European level, FERA is involved in three events and welcomes you to attend.

Girls Just Want to Have Film
Saturday, May 17 11-13h
Salons des Ambassadeurs, Palais des Festival

At FERA’s request, data was collected regarding female directors by the European Audiovisual Observatory and will be presented at Girls Just Want to Have Film presentation and discussion. More information: EAO Website

Composing for Film: Discussing the Director-Composer Partnership
Saturday, May 17 14h
Plage le Goéland
On the afternoon of May 17th, there will be Composing for Film: Discussing Director-Composer Partnership  as part of SoundTrack_Cologne’s ‘German Film Music Day Cannes’ in cooperation with the European Composers and Songwriters Alliance (ECSA). Lone Scherfig, director of An Education, will be on the panel with composer Kasper Winding, composer of The Salvation (premiering that evening at Cannes) who she partnered with on her new film, Posh. This is an open event.

Directors’ Assembly #4

Sunday, May 18 17h

Fnac Cannes

On May 18, the Directors’ Fortnight, Film Directors’ Guild (SRF) and FERA are co-hosting this year’s Directors’ Assembly as part of the Directors Fortnight program at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.

The two-hour panel will be moderated by Screen Journalist Melanie Goodfellow and panelists will include: Pablo Berger (Spain), Agnes Kocsis (Hungary), Christophe Ruggia (France), Walter Salles (Brazil), and Lone Scherfig (Denmark).

The subject of the debate is current and timely, with a variety of topics related to ‘What Do Filmmakers Want for Tomorrow’s Europe?’ a week prior to the 2014 European Electitons.

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