HistoryA NEW FESTIVAL IS BORNThe International Film Festival was created on the initiative of Jean Zay, Ministerfor Education and Fine Arts, who was keen to establish an international culturalevent in France to rival the Venice Film FestivalThe first name : In 1947, the festival “festival du film de Cannes.”A RAPIDLY GAINED INTERNATIONAL REPUTATIONthe appearance of stars from around the world on the Festival‟s red carpet. andincreasing media coverageIn the 1950‟s the Festival became more popular
ImpactThe festival has become an important showcase for European films.Jill Forbes and Sarah Street argue in European CinemaForbes and Street also point out that, along with other festivals such as Veniceand Berlin, Cannes offers an opportunity to determine a particular countrysimage of its cinema and generally foster the notion that European cinema is"art" cinema.
ProgramsThe Cannes Film Festival is organised in various sections.The Official Selection – The main event of the festival. < In Competition, Un Certain Regard, Out of Competition , Special Screenings Cinéfondation, Short Films > * Out of Competition Director award in Korea. In 2002 : “Chihwaseon” of Best director award (Im Kwon-taek) In 2004 : “Old boy” of Jury Grand Prize (Park Chan-wook‟s) In 2009 : “Thirt” of Special Jury Award (Park Chan-wook‟s)
Feature 11. The Cannes has a Juries. Prior to the beginning of each event, the Festivals board of directors appointsthe juries who hold sole responsibility for choosing which films will receive aCannes award.Jurors are chosen from a wide range of international artists, based on their bodyof work and respect from their peers.<Feature Films, Cinéfondation and Short Films, Un Certain Regard, Caméra dOr>
Feature 22. The Cannes to symbolize the red carpet„. These are one aspect of the event and,without doubt, the part of the festivalthat draws the most media attention.Cannes authority comes from here.For the organisation, they representabove all an opportunity to give aninitial and equally special welcometo both the world‟s greatest film artistsand emerging talent.