EIGHT EMERGING TALENTS WILL BE SELECTED FROM ACROSS EUROPE, TO PARTICIPATE IN 3 DAYS OF WORKSHOP WITH INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS BEFORE PRESENTING THEIR FIRST FEATURE PROJECT AT THE COPRODUCTION VILLAGE OF LES ARCS FILM FESTIVAL
TALENT VILLAGE PRESENTATION
The Talent Village aims at encouraging the rise of a new generation of daring and ambitious film directors, as well as accompanying them in the journey of their first feature film.
The selected talents have the opportunity of attending a 3-day workshop and presenting their first feature project to industry professionnals within the frame of the Coproduction Village at Les Arcs Film Festival. In 2022 the tutors were : Katrin Pors (producer at Snowglobe), Olivier Barbier (Head of Acquisitions at mk2 Films), Mathilde Henrot (programmer at Locarno Film Festival and co-founder of Festival Scope) and Martin Caraux (music supervisor from Bande Originale).
Every year, a renowned figure of the European cinema is invited to be the Ambassador of the Talent Village.
There is no open call for submissions for the Talent Village selection. The Talent Village is entirely curated by the Industry Village team.
The selection process involves European film schools and short films from different film festivals.
Through our partnership with T-Port, all T-Port Lighthouse Selection filmmakers are eligible for consideration for the Talent Village.
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2023 OPEN CALL FOR FILM MUSIC COMPOSERS
This year again, the directors of the Talent Village will have the opportunity to work in collaboration with four emerging film music composers, selected in the frame of the Music Village, and in partnership with la Sacem. In this impulse towards the making of a feature-length film, the original music composition for the projects is encouraged, during workshops between the filmmakers and composers.
🔔 Applications closed 🔔
2022 TALENT VILLAGE AMBASSADOR: JUHO KUOSMANEN
Juho Kuosmanen was present in Les Arcs in 2022 to meet with the selected talents.
Juho is Helsinki based filmmaker. He graduated from ELO Helsinki Film School of Aalto University in 2014. His first debut film The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Mäki won Prix Un Certain Regard and second feature Compartment no. 6 won Grand Prix in Cannes Film Festival. Besides making award-winning films, he has directed opera and theater. He also makes silent short films with live music and foleys. Kuosmanen is the co-founder and artistic director of a small film festival in his birth town Kokkola.
Latest ambassadors were :
–Nadav Lapid (Ahed's Knee, Synonyms, The Kindergarten Teacher, Policeman) in 2021,
–French actress Isabelle Huppert in 2019,
–Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg (Festen,The Hunt, Kursk, Drunk) in 2018.