Cannes Grand Prize Winner Juho Kuosmanen Heads To Les Arcs As Talent Village Ambassador

Finnish director Juho Kuosmann, who won the Cannes Grand Prize compartment number 6 In 2021, he will be the guest of honor at the fifth Talent Village of France’s Les Arcs Film Festival, running in the French Alps from 10-17 December.

Running within the festival’s industry program, the three-day meeting will support eight emerging European directors and will include workshops and one-on-one meetings aimed at furthering their short and feature-length works.

Kuosmann, whose credits include winning the Cannes 2016 Un Certain Regard Award The happiest day in Oli Maki’s life, Pratibha will participate in the role of Village Ambassador and will meet and guide all the participants.

Other industry professionals working as tutors will include Danish producer Katrin Pors of Copenhagen-based production company Snowglobe; Olivier Barbier, head of acquisitions at France’s mk2 films, Locarno Film Festival programmer and Festival Scope co-founder Mathilde Henrot, and Martin Carroux, music supervisor at French film music company Bande Originals.

One of the talents will receive the Talent Village Award, with a jury composed of Susan Wendt, managing director of Danish sales powerhouse TrustNordisk, French producer Julie Billy at June Films and Georges Goldenstern, former director of Cannes Cinéfondation.

Selected talents and their first films in 2022:

Angelica Abramovich (Sweden)
catcave hysteria (Clermont-Ferrand IFF)

Ghiyat Al Mitwi (Germany)
return (Brest European FF, Max Ofuls) etc. pine

Alisa Bednarikova (Slovakia)
liquid bread (La Cinef, Karlovy Vary IFF)

Siri Hulko (Finland)
nesting (Clermont-Ferrand IFF) etc. Katharis Oi (Helsinki FF)

Kalman Negi (Hungary)
things like (Palm Spring FF) etc. the other end of the road

Lora Moore-Ravaud (Switzerland)
Eurydice, Eurydice (Locarno FF) etc. valet noir (Karlovy Vary IFF, Palm Spring FF)

Job Antoine Schellkens (Netherlands)
a memory

Pascal Schuh (Germany)
Song of a Caretaker (Student Academy Awards Long List) And post eternity