Call for Entries: Saatchi & Saatchi New Creators Showcase

20 Mar 2019

Today, Saatchi & Saatchi invites candidates from around the world to submit creative work for the 2019 New Creators Showcase (NCS), held at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France.

Previously known as New Directors' Showcase, and open to all creative talent, Saatchi & Saatchi invites the very best directors, makers and creators to submit film work for this year’s NCS.

The Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide Creative Council, as well as a panel of elite jurors at the pinnacle of their careers in film making and creating, will be part of the final selection process.

Following the great success of last year’s showcase curated by Sir Ridley Scott and RSA Films, Saatchi & Saatchi are very happy to announce that the call for 2019 entries are now open.

Candidates not eligible for consideration include work specifically made for advertising purposes or created before June 2017.

Kate Stanners, Chairwoman and Global Chief Creative Officer, Saatchi & Saatchi said: “The NCS captures and explores new and innovative ways to tell stories. It gives a platform to the very best new director, maker and creator talent from around the world.

New Creators Showcase will take place on 10:00am (UTC) Thursday 20th June, at the Lumiere Theatre, Palais des Festivals, Cannes.  For your chance to join the New Creators Showcase Hall of Fame. Here are the entry guidelines:

How to Enter:

 1. Eligibility

The Saatchi & Saatchi New Creators Showcase is open to directors, creators and makers of all film formats, experiences and styles. 

However, please note that candidates are not eligible for consideration if they directed any film ‘specifically made for advertising purposes' before June 2017.

2. Selection Criteria 

  • Outstanding directional skill in any format
  • Innovative style or technique or use of platform or channel
  • Exceptional craft in its content creation

3. Submissions and Deadline 

The New Creators Showcase is free to enter

Please send a link to your film and the below information to the following email address by Monday 1st April 2019:




Call for Entries: Saatchi & Saatchi New Creators Showcase


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