Entries open for Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase 2017

Ever dreamed of seeing your work up on the big screen in the Palais des Festivals, Cannes?

Saatchi & Saatchi has established a reputation for unearthing the new directors of tomorrow with the annual New Directors’ Showcase (NDS) at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.  The NDS demonstrates Saatchi & Saatchi's commitment to supporting emerging directors and spotlighting the very best in creative talent.  Since its inception in 1991, NDS has become one of the highlights of Cannes Lions. 

For your chance to be featured on the NDS 2017 Showreel, unveiled at Cannes Lions on Thursday 22nd June, check out the entry guidelines here: http://saatchi.com/en-us/new-directors-showcase/new-directors-showcase-years/ 

In 2016 the Showreel featured 20 directors, including one Artificial Intelligence (AI) director. The question posed to the audience was whether they were able to identify the AI film, created as a collaboration between Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide, Team One and Zoic Labs in Los Angeles. The Showreel featured a trully international selection of directors hailing from Chile, Israel, Poland, The Netherlands, UK and the USA.

For a chance to have your work featured in the 2017 edition of NDS, please send a link to your work to nds@saatchi.co.uk by Thursday 27th April. If you are submitting a short film, please only send through the trailer.


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