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The Cannes 2014

Actors and actresses from around the world are vying for the Cannes 2014 awards. This year, French and Canadian films take over Hollywood films. On April 17, 2014, the Cannes committee officially announced the main line up. The main line up comprise of eighteen films from Turkey, Canada, Russia and Italy. Everyone should look forward to the presentation of director Jean-Luc Godard.


Cannes is the oldest film festivals around the world. Not all people know it but Cannes is the ultimate dream of actors and actresses. The glamorous affair is greatly anticipated by film enthusiasts. The red carpet, celebrities, luxurious receptions make the festival remarkable. If you want to know more about the Cannes Film Festival, you should read further:

  • The date: For this year, the festival will commence from May 14 to 25, 2014. The Cannes 2014 is also known as 67th Festival de Cannes.
  • Who can attend: Unfortunately, the festival is only reserved for professionals in the film industry. If you are a professional in the field of film, you should first get accreditation so you will gain admittance to the Palais des Festivals. If you want more information, you should read the “Accreditation” section found in the Cannes website.


  • How can you submit film: If you want to submit a film, you should refer to the “Submit a film” section found in the Cannes website. The registration for the 67th Festival de Cannes already commenced last November 2013. 
  • How can you buy tickets: You should know that admittance to the festival is via the presentation of invitation cards or badges only. You should be reminded that there are no tickets sold. Legal action may be considered if you are caught using the badge of other people. If you have the invitation, you should not waste it. If you do not receive any invitation, you should watch it on cable instead.   
  • How to get archives: If you want to get archives from the previous film festivals, you should know what companies to contact. For example, if you are looking for Festival de Cannes news footage from 1990-1999, you should contact the INA Sales Department. 
  • Screening schedule: The screening schedule will be announced one week before the inauguration. You can download the screening schedules of selected films on the Cannes website

All details are furnished. Singaporeans are fond of film festivals. Though there are no Singaporean films included in this year’s line up, you should still continue to patronize the festival.

Jury members of the 66th Cannes Film Festival actress Nicole Kidman arrives for the screening of the film "Nebraska" in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival