2017 International Jury

président du jury

István Szabó joined the Budapest University of Theatre and Film Arts in 1956 and began receiving prizes for his work from the start: Age of Illusions won a prize in Locarno in 1964, Confianza the Silver Bear in Berlin, Mephisto won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film in 1981 and Colonel Redl, the Jury Prize in Cannes in 1985.

The foremost filmmaker in the history of Hungarian cinema, István Szabó has unceasingly brought subjects to the screen such as the position of artists in society, political freedom and the jeopardising of ideals by careerism.



Belgian actress Marie Kremer made her debut in the cinema in I Always Wanted to be a Saint (2003) by Geneviève Mersch. Several films followed: The Ax, The Singer, Dikkenek and Sister Smile. In 2008 Marie Kremer became known in “Talents Cannes” in a short film by Léa Fazer. She also played regular roles in the series Les vivants et les morts, Profilage and above all, Un village français. Marie Kremer was in the crime movie Légitime Défense, the drama Louise Wimmer and the comedy Chez nous, c’est trois !.



After beginning his career as a contemporary dancer from 1978 to 1982, Pierre worked in the audio-visual sector as cameraman and then as a freelance director of photography from 1985 to 1992. From 1993 to 2007 he worked in various capacities at the cinema department at TF1. He is currently Deputy Director at Orange Studio, the cinema branch of the telephone operator.
He also runs the Mycenes association, supporting and producing developing talents.



Christian Volckman is a French filmmaker, presenter and painter. His short film Maaz was awarded numerous prizes and his animated feature-length film Renaissance won a Cristal Award for feature films in Annecy in 2006.
In 2008 he joined plastic artist, painter and illustrator Raphaël Thierry in the duo “©®” and together created the artistic project “THEFLOW”, giving rise to a series of thematic exhibitions. 
This year Christian Volckman is working on several feature-length films: The Room, The Kid and Rapaces.

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