The 71st Festival de Cannes will take place from Tuesday, 8th May to Saturday, 19th May 2018.
Ursula Meier, President of the jury of the Caméra d’or
This year’s Caméra d’or Jury will be headed by a representative of the new generation of filmmakers. Along with six fellow-professionals, the Swiss filmmaker Ursula Meier will select the best first film presented in the Official Selection, the Semaine de la Critique and the Directors’ Fortnight.
Ursula Meier is a filmmaker who questions the very need to film. This undoubtedly explains her compact and exciting filmography, which includes 5 short films, 2 works for television, 2 documentaries and 2 feature films for cinema. Inventive strokes of brilliance, each of them has been upsetting the apple cart with a fresh take and establishing her definitively on the European scene. Since 1994, Ursula Meier has compiled a bold cinematography that emphasises the complexity of the world. […]ᐧ