Leica Camera and CW Sonderoptic award a short film at Cannes Festival

par Ernst Leitz Wetzlar

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Leica Camera AG returns for the second year as official partner of ‘La Semaine de la Critique’ at 2017 Cannes Festival. Leica Camera and its affiliate CW Sonderoptic are proud to congratulate the winners of the Semaine de La Critique short film competition and recipient of the ’Leica Cine Discovery’ prize for the second time in succession.

Los Desheredados, by filmmaker Laura Ferrés (image by Agnès Piqué Corbera), was awarded the top honors by the jury and will receive the 4,000 euros prize. More about the film here.

“Following last year’s success, we are particularly pleased to be able to return to this year’s prestigious ‘La Semaine de la Critique’ film festival in the role of Official Partner 2017. The promotion and support of young talents in the fields of photography and moving pictures has always been close to our hearts. Awarding the ‘Leica Cine Discovery Prize’ to outstanding newcomers expresses our particular appreciation of their work”, explains Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, majority shareholder and chairman of the supervisory board of Leica Camera AG.

  • Read the full article, and find the list of all films of the Festival shot on Leica Summilux-C lenses, in English, on the Leica’s website.