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MPC Paris at Cannes Film Festival 2023: the full program

The 76ᵉ edition of the Cannes Film Festival 2023, will take place from May 16 to 27, 2023 at the Palais des festivals, Cannes. The president of the jury is the Swedish director Ruben Östlund and the mistress of ceremony is the actress Chiara Mastroianni.

May 13, 2023

In this article you will find all information about the MPC films that have been selected for the Cannes Film Festival, as well as our teams’ contributions during the conferences.

The CNC conferences

📍Pavillon n°101 Film France – CNC at Cannes Film Festival.

📅 Saturday, 20th May from 3 to 4 pm – The French Experience: Shooting of the horror film The Nun 2 in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur with the international tax credit.

The 30% international tax credit for international productions and the 10% VFX bonus, will be presented following the case study of The Nun 2 shot in the south of France.

John Bernard, Producer – Peninsula​
Laurent Creusot, MPC VFX Supervisor
David Piechaczek, Location Manager
Caroline Warin, Responsible for the film commission of the South region
Olivier Marchetti, President and CEO, Provence Studios
Moderated by Daphné Lora, Head of the attractiveness department / Film France – CNC

📅 Sunday, 21st May from 5 to 6 pm – Creative & attractive: France, the new VFX hub for international productions.

Discover a case study on the Starz series The Serpent Queen.

Béatrice Bauwens, VFX and Post Director, MPC Paris & Liège
Olivier Emery, CEO, Trimaran
Philippe Sonrier, Co-founder & Managing Director, Mac Guff
Alexis Vieil, VFX Producer, Digital District
Moderated by Yann Marchet, General Delegate, France VFX

Check out all CNC conferences here.

5 MPC films have been chosen for the official selection.

This year, we are pleased to have 5 films in the Official Competition and Un Certain Regard selection, for which our MPC Paris teams created the visual effects:

📍Wednesday, 17th May at 7:45 pm in the Salle Debussy

Le Règne Animal directed by Thomas Cailley will be presented as the opening film of the Un Certain Regard selection. Our MPC Paris teams created more than 150 VFX shots for this film, including feathered and furry creatures.

📍Friday, 19th May at 9:30 pm at the Cinéma de la Plage

The film Flo directed by Géraldine Danon is in the official selection at the Cinéma de la Plage. The MPC Paris teams, supervised by Lise Fischer, produced 87 shots for this film that narrates the incredible story of the sailor Florence Arthaud. See you on May 19th to watch the movie premiere, whilst with your feet in the sand!

📍Sunday, 21st May at 4pm in the Grand Théâtre Lumière

Anatomie d’une Chute by Justine Triet has been selected for the Official Competition and is therefore competing for the Palme d’Or. Our teams have made the VFX for this highly anticipated film at the festival!

📍Wednesday, 24th May at 6:30 pm at the Grand Théâtre Lumière

La Passion de Dodin Bouffant by Tran Anh Hung.

📍Thursday, May 25 at 8:30 pm in the Salle Debussy

Salem directed by Jean-Bernard Marlin is also part of the Un Certain Regard selection. The MPC Paris teams produced about 100 VFX shots supervised by Rodolphe Zirah, under the creative VFX direction of Sebastien Rame.

Our MPC VFX Supervisors and Producers will be present during the screenings of the 5 films at the festival. Don’t hesitate to come and meet them, and talk about their work!

Discover the complete program here.

Our teams will also be present at the CNC breakfast and at the France VFX cocktail.

For any inquiries, you can contact us here.

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