Festival de Cannes

Marie Amachoukeli

Director and President of the Immersive Competition's Jury


© Marie Rouge

Marie Amachoukeli is a filmmaker and screenwriter who studied at La Fémis in Paris, France. She wrote and directed the film Forbach, which won the Grand Prix in Clermont-Ferrand, followed by C’est gratuit pour les filles, which was awarded the César for best short film, before teaming up with Claire Burger to create Demolition Party. Together with Samuel Theis, they directed the feature film Party Girl which won the Caméra d’Or at the Festival de Cannes and numerous awards worldwide. Amachoukeli pursued her solo career, directing the film Ama Gloria, which opened the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes and premiered at Sundance the same year. Simultaneously, she was commissioned by the Opéra de Paris and the 3e scène to create a work in VR. She developed a collective hypnotic experience, created in collaboration with French musician Flavien Berger. Hypno premiered at the Grand Palais in Paris the same year.

Scroll to Top