Award Winners at the 71th Cannes Film Festival

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During the closing ceremony of the 71th Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, 19 May, the jury, presided by Cate Blanchett, announced the winners of the 2018 Festival. The Golden Palm was awarded to Manbiki Kazoku, by Hirokazu Kore-Eda, cinematography by Ryuto Kondo, the Golden Camera to Girl, by Lukas Dhont, cinematography by Frank van den Eeden, and the CST’s Vulcain Award to Shin Joom-Hee, Art Director of Burning, by Lee Chang-dong, cinematography by Hong Kyung-Pyo.

Official Selection


Golden Palm (Palme d’Or)
- Manbiki Kazoku, by Hirokazu Kore-Eda, cinematography by Ryuto Kondo

Grand Prize (Grand Prix)
- Blackkklansman, by Spike Lee, cinematography by Chayse Irvin

Best Director (Prix de la mise en scène)
- Pawel Pawlikowski, for Zimna Wojna (Cold War), cinematography by Lukasz Zal, PSC (Read or reread the interview)

Best First Feature Film (Caméra d’Or)
- Girl, by Lukas Dhont, cinematography by Frank van den Eeden

Special Golden Palm (Palme d’Or Spéciale
- Image Book (Le Livre d’image), by Jean-Luc Godard, cinematography by Fabrice Aragno

Best Screenplay (Ex-Æquo)
- Alice Rohrwacher for Happy as Lazzaro, cinematography by Hélène Louvart, AFC (Read or reread the interview)

Best Performance by an Actor
- Marcello Fonte in Dogman, by Matteo Garrone, cinematography by Nicolaj Brüel (Watch or rewatch the filmed interview).

50th Directors’ Fortnight


SACD Prize for French-language Feature-Length Film (Prix SACD du long métrage francophone)
- The Trouble with You, by Pierre Salvadori, cinematography by Julien Poupard, AFC (Read or reread the interview)

Label Europa
- Troppa Grazia, by Gianni Zanasi, cinematography by Vladan Radovic

Cicae Art Cinema Award
- Climax, by Gaspar Noé, cinematography by Benoît Debie, SBC.

Critics’ Week


Nespresso Grand Prize
- Diamantino, by Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt, cinematography by Charles Ackley Anderson

Leica Cine Discovery Prize for Short Film
- Ektoras Malo : I teleftea mera tis chronias, by Jacqueline Lentzou, cinematography by Konstantinos Koukoulios

Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award
- Félix Maritaud for Savage, by Camille Vidal-Naquet, photographié par Jacques Girault

Gan Foundation Award for Distribution
- Diaphana Distribution for Sir, by Rohena Gera, cinematography by Dominique Colin (Read or reread the interview).