The 2018 Cannes Film Festival will run 8 - 19 May. This breaks with tradition by starting the festival on a Tuesday and finishing on a Saturday (previously it was Wed-Sun).
Ahead of the festival there are a raft of deadlines for film submissions and accreditation. This year, the deadlines are:
Festival de Cannes Features - 5 March
Festival de Cannes Shorts - 1 March
Cinéfondation - 15 February
Short Film Corner - 1 March
Directors Fortnight Features - 23 March
Directors Fortnight Shorts - 9 March
International Critics' Week - 5 March
ACID Cannes - 15 March
Festival accrediation - 15 April
Market accreditation - mid April
Press accreditation - 31 March
Cinephiles accreditation - late February
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