In just under a week’s time, the 2018 Cannes Film Festival will come to a close and the winners of the top prizes will be announced. I’ve looked at the feature films nominated for the Palme d’Or, the festival’s top award, in previous articles (here, here, here, here and here).
So today I am going to turn to the main competition’s little sister – the Short Film Palme d’Or (or Palme d’Or du Court Métrage, to give it its French name).
I looked at all films nominated for the Short Film Palme d’Or between the first Cannes film festival in 1946 and this year (2018).How many short films are nominated for the Palme d’Or?
Including this year’s nominees, 1,211 short films have been in the running …