By Sydney Levine | Sydneys Buzz March 9, 2014 at 10:00AM
This year's Cannes Film Festival's Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury will be presided by Abbas Kiarostami (Iran), supported by directors Noémie Lvovsky (France), Daniela Thomas (Brazil), Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (Chad), and Joachim Trier (Norway).
This group of acclaimed filmmakers will be tasked with awarding three prizes to films submitted by students from film schools around the world, which will be presented in the Cinéfondation Selection, to be announced at a later date.
The Cinéfondation Prizes will be announced by the Jury on Thursday 22nd of May at a ceremony to be followed by a screening of the winning films.
The Jury will also decide the Short Film Palme d’or to be awarded at the prize-giving ceremony on Saturday 24th May.