On June 23 the CFP-E/shots Young Director Award will be returning to The Cannes Marriott Theatre, after a year’s absence, to celebrate the 19th YDA ceremony.
Open entry until filled to capacity. Please come early as our guest list is way over capacity.
You can come and collect your pass for the ceremony with a member of the YDA team here:
Monday afternoon: Terrace of the Marriott Hotel from 5:30 to 6:30pm
Tuesday morning: Terrace of the Marriott Hotel from 10.30 to 11:30am
Wednesday morning: Terrace of the Marriott Hotel from 10.30 to 12:30am
In addition the YDA can announce that, for the first time, there will be a panel discussion around the theme of Virtual Reality and associated technology, which will take place prior to the award-giving ceremony.
Supported by Google, this panel will be chaired by shots Editor, Danny Edwards, who will be joined on stage by several soon-to-be-announced experts in VR technology, to discuss the current and future impact that VR can have on the advertising industry:
- JESSICA BRILLHART VR filmmaker at Google
- LUKE RITCHIE head of interactive at Nexus
- ROMAIN CHASSAING director at Solab Films
- SIMON GOSLING CEO at Happy Finish
- ERIC DELAFOY Communication & Business development at Nightshift
To make sure that those attending the talk can fully appreciate the discussion, and the technology, Google will be offering each audience member a pair of their Cardboard Glasses.
YDA SUMMARY, Thursday 23 June, @ JW Marriott Hotel, Cannes
3PM, Door openings:
You'll have the opportunity to discuss with VR experts, testing their news products and take your Google Cardboard Glasses.
4PM, VR panel discussion:
Making the Virtual a Reality: How VR Will Help Directors Widen Their Creative Scope
5PM, 2016 YDA Ceremony:
19th YDA Award Ceremony.
For more information, please contact Antonin Burbaud.