The Cannes Film Festival may be light on animation this year (just one film was selected for out of competition), but its Critics’ Week sidebar will host three animated films amongst its shorts as well as a live-action feature with animated sequences.
A César-winning animation filmmaker, Céline Devaux’s live-action debut feature Everybody Loves Jeanne has been selected for a special screening at the event. The film incorporates pieces of animation into its narrative. Meanwhile João Gonzalez’s Ice Merchants and Robert-Jonathan Koeyers’ It’s Nice in Here will screen in the short competition, with Joseph Pierce’s Scale receiving a special screening.
Here are details about each of the selections: