The list of jury members unveiled

17 May 2021

We unveil you today the jury members who will ne in charge of awarding the three pizes of the XR Competition.

For this annual XR event, they will be 4 to come to discover the 17 immersive works in competition.

These personalities as creative as talented will be in charge of awarding the three prizes at finalists of the XR Competition.

Claude Barras | Swiss director and producer
Claude Barras has directed a dozen animated shorts that have been selected and acclaimed in numerous festivals. He won around seventy prizes including two Cesars and the EFA European Prize with My life as a Courgette. His second feature film, SAVAGES! is currently in production.

Bertrand Mandico | French author and filmmaker
His films, shot exclusively on film, have been selected and rewarded in numerous festivals. Les Garçons sauvages, his first feature film, was well received by critics and the public. He is currently preparing Conan La Barbare, a trans-media film project, as well as a fantasy TV series.

Yael Naim | French-Israeli musician, producer and director
Yael Naim has made a dramatic entrance into the music industry with the song New Soul. After this initial success, she patiently built a life as a musician producer, director and visual artist alongside her artistic partner and producer David Donatien. Three of her albums were rewarded with a « Victoire de la musique ». NightSongs, her last opus, was released in March 2020. Her collaborations extend to visual arts (a clip by Stromae, performances by Yoann Bourgeois, Raphaël Navarro) and to cinema for film music (Lisa Azuelos, Jill Coulon).

Selly Raby Kane | Senegalese stylist and designer
SRK is a fashion designer who disrupts the codes and trends of Senegalese fashion. She is working on several projects that bridge the gap between fashion, intangible heritage and technology – including the creation of VR films (ElsewhenThe Other Dakar).

XR Competition prizes

the Golden Mask (Grand Prix),
with a prize of €6 000

the Special Prize of the Jury – RV,
with a prize of €3 000

the new Special Prize of the Jury – AR,
with a prize of €3 000

Rendez-vous on Friday June11th, at the close of the Industry Days, to discover the winners 2021

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