Cannes 2019

This May 19, 2019 we will bring the 2nd edition of Breaking Through The Lens back to the heart of the biggest film festival in the world – Cannes – attracting top industry leaders in support of bold, female-led feature films.

Our independent Jury was truly stunned by the quality of projects, which poured in from all around the world. From over 200 submissions, spanning 54 countries, the Jury selected 10 extraordinary feature films that will present at the Cannes Film Festival, all of which are ready for finance and aim to go into production within the next year.

 
 

View the incredible shortlisted films, which made it to the semi-final round of 20 projects from over 200 submissions.

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FEMALE DIRECTORS OF TOP 100 FILMS

Last year less than eight percent of the top one-hundred films were worldwide were directed by women.

 

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APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

We received over two-hundred applications for our next event at Cannes 2019, evidence of the genuine appetitle for such an initiative.

 
 

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DIFFERENT COUNTRIES

Applicants submitted projects from around the world, spanning fifty-four different production countries.