The Cannes Atélier (Workshop) has announced 15 movie projects from 14 countries for the 2013 edition that will run during the Cannes Film Festival May 15-26. One of the sidebar initiatives that the Cinéfondation runs in Cannes, the Atélier program invites directors and their producers to the Riviera where they mingle with professionals and potential co-production partners with a view to completing financing on their films. In its first eight years, the Atélier has presented 126 projects with 83 completed and 29 currently in pre-production. Click over for this year’s list.

Rey, dir: Niles Attalah (Chile)
Ciao Ciao, dir: Song Chuan (China)
Out/In The Streets, dirs: Jasmina Metwaly and Philip Rizk (Egypt)
Lamb, dir: Yared Zeleke (Ethiopia)
Je Ne Suis Pas Un Salaud, dir: Emmanuel Finkiel (France)
Stage Fright, dir: Yorgos Zois (Greece)
Chenu, dir: Manjeet Singh (India)
Holy Air, Shady Srour (Israel)
The House On Fin Street, Amir Manor (Israel)
Sworn Virgin, dir: Laura Bispuri (Italy)
Me, Myself And Murdoch, dir: Yahya Alabdallah (Jordan/Palestine)
Days Of Cannibalism, dir: Teboho Joscha Edkins (South Africa)
Memories Of The Wind, dir: Özcan Alper (Turkey)
Road Kill, dir: Yuichi Hibi (U.S.)
The Heirs, dir: Jorge Hernández Aldana (Mexico)