If you have already submitted an application for 2021 and would like to rollover to 2022, please begin a new application for 2022 and then contact us. You do not need to complete the 2022 application; only your contact information is necessary.
Click Apply to register an account and start an application for one of the following American Pavilion Student Programs at the Cannes Film Festival:
Cannes Film & Business Program
Cannes Hospitality & Event Management Program
Cannes Alumni Program
Program Dates: May 2022, exact dates TBD
*Dates are subject to change. Do not make travel arrangements until program dates are confirmed.
Early Decision Deadline: December 10, 2021
General Admission Deadline: February 4, 2022
1. Completed online application form with essay questions
2. Current résumé
3. Unofficial college (or high school) transcript - If you have not yet received grades from your college, please include your high school transcript (or previous school transcript) along with a list of your current classes.
4. Photo for Festival credentials - Photo should be ID-style, of face only, with a light background and no headwear or other items/people in the photo. Format: jpeg; minimum size: 300x420 pixels; maximum file size: 1 mb. File must be titled as applicant’s full name (e.g., Doe_John.jpg).
5. Non-refundable application fee of $55
*AmPav Alumni Program applicants are not required to resubmit their résumé or transcript, but can submit updated materials if they choose to.
Completed applications are reviewed by The American Pavilion Selection Committee on a rolling basis. Candidates who meet all of the requirements for admission will be contacted for a interview and notified of a decision on a first come, first served basis. All completed applications received by December 10, 2021 will be considered Early Decision. Candidates are encouraged to apply early as the program can fill up quickly.
Conditions of Acceptance
If accepted into the program, applicant has four days to confirm participation in the program. Failure to confirm acceptance may result in losing your place in the program.
If accepted Early Decision, a non-refundable* payment of $2000 is due within two weeks of acceptance to hold your place in the program. The non-refundable* balance of $1950 is due 30 days later.
If accepted General Admission, a non-refundable* payment of $3950 is due within two weeks of acceptance.
Failure to comply with the above stated conditions may result in forfeiting your place in the program.
*Program fees are non-refundable. Acceptance can be rolled over to a future year if participation is not possible due to travel restrictions, date change, or cancellation of the Festival. Additional fees may be necessary if housing costs are increased due to COVID safety compliance. Any increase will be announced in advance, and students who choose not to participate because of this will be entitled to a full refund of any payments made.