• The Audi Beach 64 Croisette by Ora Ito
• An evening event for the Audi Short Film Talent Awards
• The Audi A1 in Cannes Marks First Time for Car in France
Since 2007, Audi has been a part of the Film Festival in Cannes . This year Audi becomes an Official Partner in the Directors’ Fortnight and the Week Critique. From May 12 to 23, the Audi space will be used for events, interviews and photo shoots from the international cinematic industry. This includes the prize-giving of the Audi Short Film Talent Awards, bringing the biggest names in cinema together on the evening of May 13. A second highlight of the week will be the first showing of the Audi A1 in France on May 19.
The range of Audi vehicles will be displayed here throughout the week including press junkets, luncheon and, interviews and photo shoots as well as the many unforgettable evenings of the 2010 festival. Most of the well-known celebrities, actors, directors and producers will be meeting in this 5,300 square foot space designed by Ora Ito.
Before its official launch on September 9 at the Paris Auto Show, the Audi A1 will appear in Cannes for the first time in France. A large gala in its honor will be held on May 19 and the event will include other surprises…
A fleet of eight Audis will be made available for the transporting of celebrities and journalists in Cannes. A total of nearly 80 Audis will crisscross the streets of Cannes in use during the Festival by Audi and its partners.
Sharing a passion for film and short films in particular, Audi has partnered with Canal Plus and Premiere Magazine to create the 2010 Audi Short Film Talent Awards. The awards ceremony will be held on May 13 in Cannes. This year’s jury is include Pascale Faure (responsible for short films on Canal Plus) and Florence Ben Sadoun (Managing Editor of Premiere, Guillaume Canet (actor), Thomas Langmann (director and producer of Little Queen), Eric Wojcik (Who Can Save the Short Film) and Rodolphe Chabrier (animation specialist and visual effects).
Source: Audi France, translated by Fourtitude (Thanks George)