Cannes Film Festival 2016

The UK Film Centre returned to the Cannes Film Festival from 11 - 20 May 2016, at Pavilion 119 of the International Village Riviera. We offered services to support the international activities of the UK film industry, including information on UK films screening in official selection at the festival and for sale at the Marche du Film.

Our UK Film Centre partners included the British Film Institute (BFI), the British Film Commission (BFC), British Council, Creative England, Creative Scotland, Creative Skillset, Ffilm Cymru Wales, the GREAT campaign, Film London, Northern Ireland Screen and Wales Screen.

Essential Info

Read and download all the essential info from UK Film at Cannes 2016

Discussions, Panels and Talks

Event Videos

Revisit the panel discussions and Talent Talks from the UK Film Centre at Cannes 2018

A World of Talent (in association with Screen International)

Agents representing new and established names from around the world will reveal how the business works in their… Read more

In Conversation: Amazon Original Movies

Speakers: Bob Berney (Head of Marketing and Distribution), Ted Hope (Head of Motion Picture Production), Jason Ropell (Head… Read more

US State of Mind

Leading US independent distributors talk to Ben Roberts, director of the BFI Film Fund, about their film acquisitions… Read more

Festival Fiesta

Speakers: Mark Adams (artistic director, EIFF), Elizabeth McIntyre (festival director, Sheffield Doc/Fest) and Clare Stewart (festival director, LFF)… Read more

Talking Point: the UK Public Funding Landscape

What support is available to international filmmakers considering shooting in the UK or with a UK partner? Speakers… Read more

Keeping it Real

How to tell stories for a global market without compromising the filmmakers original voice

How do directors who are working beyond their home market retain an authentic voice that satisfies both creatively… Read more

Talent Talk: I, Daniel Blake

UK Producer Rebecca O’ Brien and stars Hayley Squires and Dave Johns discuss the making of Ken Loach’s… Read more

Talent Talk: David Mackenzie

Leading British independent filmmaker, David Mackenzie, whose latest film Hell or High Water plays in Un Certain Regard… Read more

Talking Point: Shoot to Thrill

How best to use the UK's versatile locations for your project

UK and international producers give the lowdown on how to make the country’s rich and varied backdrops work… Read more

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