Cannes Film Festival 2017

The UK Film Centre was in Cannes from the 17th - 26th May.
There were successes for two UK films this year with Lynne Ramsay winning the prize for Best Screenplay for You Were Never Really Here, an accolade shared with Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou for The Killing of A Sacred Deer. Joaquin Phoenix was awarded Best Actor for his role in You Were Never Really Here.

Our UK Film Centre partners included the British Film Institute (BFI), the British Film Commission (BFC), British Council, Creative Scotland, Film London and Northern Ireland Screen.

This year are partner sponsors were Elstree Studios, European Film Bonds Ltd, Harbottle & Lewis, Heineken®, Media Services, teapigs and Tŷ Nant.

Essential Info

Read and download all the essential information from UK Film At Cannes 2017 including our helpful supporting materials for panel discussion The Practical Guide to Closing your Film.

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Event Videos

View our Talent Talks with filmmakers in Competition, practical panels on finance and festivals and topical discussions from the UK Film Centre at Cannes 2017...

Hunt for the younger people

How to capture the 16-30 year-old audience

May 2017

The Practical guide to closing your film

May 2017

Talent Talk: I Am Not A Witch

May 2017

Star Power: How to develop film projects to attract world-class talent

May 2017

Beyond 25% Maximising the UK Tax Relief

May 2017

Talent Talk: Sea Sorrow

May 2017

Talent Talk: A Prayer Before Dawn

May 2017

Talent Talk: How To Talk To Girls At Parties

May 2017

Taking Point: Brexit Briefing

May 2017

Talking Point: Feels Like the first time

May 2017

Talking Point: UK & Brazil, The future of collaboration

May 2017

Talking Point: The power of film, the role of storytellers as cultural diplomats

May 2017

Talent Talk: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

May 2017