The selection committee received 4,843 short films.
The Cannes Short Films Competition comprises 9 films (8 fiction and 1 animation)
Finland KATTO (Ceiling) directed by Teppo Airaksinen
France PEPE LE MORSE - animation (Grandpa Walrus) directed by Lucrece Andreae
Denmark A DROWNING MAN directed by Mahdi Fleifel
Iran LUNCH TIME directed by Alireza Ghasemi
USA ACROSS MY LAND directed by Fiona Godivier
Poland KONIEC WIDZENIA (Time To Go) directed by Grzegorz Molda
China XIAO CHENG ER YUE (A Gentle Night) directed by Qiu Yang
Colombia DAMIANA directed by Andres Ramirez Pulido
Sweden PUSH IT directed by Julia Thelin
The announcement of the 2017 Official Selection begins with the short films In Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection, in the run-up to the press conference for the 70th Festival de Cannes, to be held on Thursday, April, 13th.
Following their deliberations, the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, presided by Cristian Mungiu, will decide on the best films both from the Short Films Competition and the Cinéfondation.
Last year Philippines made it to the Top 9 with the film IMAGO, directed by Raymund Gutierrez.