Making selections from 1,550 submission from 277 film schools from around the world, the 66th Cannes Film festival has announced its 18 selections, 14 fiction and 4 animated shorts, for its Cinéfondation, which devotes itself to searching for new talent. Latin America is represented this year with three projects from Mexico, Chile and Argentina.
Mexico is represented by Alejandro Iglesias Mendizabal's with the film Fable of a Blood Drained Girl / Contrafábula de una niña disecada from the prestigious Centro de Capacitación Cinematrográfica. Camila Luna Toledo's Asunción (pictured) from the Pontificia Universidad Católica represents Chile, and Sebastián Schjaer's Tomorrow All Things / Mañana todas las cosas from Argentina's Universidad del Cine.
The Cinéfondation prizes will be awarded on May 24, 2013.