Cannes Croisette

The ninth edition of L'Atelier at the upcoming 2013 Cannes Film Festival has announced 15 selected projects from 14 different countries. Since its creation in 2005, L'Atelier has invited directors and producers to meet hundreds of potential partners at the Cannes festival and market.

In offering participants access to international collaboration and co-production, L'Atelier maximizes the filmmakers' chances of completing their projects. So far, 83 of the 126 films over the past eight years have seen completion, with 29 in post-production.

This year's L'Atelier selected projects are:

Rey, dir. Niles Attalah (Chile)

Ciao Ciao, dir. Song Chuan (China)

Out/In the Streets, dirs. Jasmina Metwaly and Philip Rizk (Egypt)

Lamb, Yared Zeleke (Ethiopia)

Je ne suis pas un salaud, dir. Emmanuel Finkiel (France)

Stage Fright, dir. Yorgoz Zois (Greece)

Chenu, dir. Manjeet Singh (India)

Holy Air, dir. Shady Srour (Israel)

The House on Fin Street, dir. Amir Manor (Israel)

Sworn Virgin, dir. Laura Bispuri (Italy)

Me, Myself and Murdoch, dir. Yahya Alabdallah (Jordan/Palestine)

Days of Cannibalism, dir. Teboho Joscha Edkins (South Africa)

Memories of the Wind, Ozcan Alper (Turkey)

Road Kill, dir. Yuichi Hibi (USA)

The Heirs, dir. Jorge Hernandez Aldana (Mexico)