Wednesday, May 12

Cannes – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

2019 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

The Distance Between Us and the Sky Vasilis Kekatos

The Distance Between Us and the Sky

Vasilis Kekatos

2018 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

All These Creatures Charles Williams

All These Creatures

Charles Williams

2017 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

A Gentle Night Qiu Yang

A Gentle Night

Qiu Yang

2016 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Timecode Juanjo Giménez Peña

Timecode

Juanjo Giménez Peña

2015 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Waves 98 Ely Dagher

Waves 98

Ely Dagher

2014 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Leidi Simón Mesa Soto

Leidi

Simón Mesa Soto

2013 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Safe Byoung-gon Moon

Safe

Byoung-gon Moon

2012 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Silent L. Rezan Yesilbas

Silent

L. Rezan Yesilbas

2011 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Cross Marina Vroda

Cross

Marina Vroda

2010 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Barking Island Serge Avedikian

Barking Island

Serge Avedikian

2009 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Arena João Salaviza

Arena

João Salaviza

2008 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Megatron Anca Puiu

Megatron

Anca Puiu

2007 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Ver llover Elisa Miller

Ver llover

Elisa Miller

2006 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Sniffer Bobbie Peers

Sniffer

Bobbie Peers

2005 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Wayfarers Ihor Strembitskyi

Wayfarers

Ihor Strembitskyi

2004 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Trafic Cãtãlin Mitulescu

Trafic

Cãtãlin Mitulescu

2003 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Cracker Bag Glendyn Ivin

Cracker Bag

Glendyn Ivin

2002 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

After Rain Péter Mészáros

After Rain

Péter Mészáros

2001 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Bean Cake David Greenspan

Bean Cake

David Greenspan

2000 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Shadows Raymond Red

Shadows

Raymond Red

1999 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Stop Rodolphe Marconi

Stop

Rodolphe Marconi

1999 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

When the Day Breaks Wendy Tilby

When the Day Breaks

Wendy Tilby

1998 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

L'interview Xavier Giannoli

L’interview

Xavier Giannoli

1997 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

...Is It the Design on the Wrapper? Tessa Sheridan

…Is It the Design on the Wrapper?

Tessa Sheridan

1996 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Szél Marcell Iványi

Szél

Marcell Iványi

1995 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Gagarin Aleksey Kharitidi

Gagarin

Aleksey Kharitidi

1994 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

El héroe Carlos Carrera

El héroe

Carlos Carrera

1993 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Coffee and Cigarettes III Jim Jarmusch

Coffee and Cigarettes III

Jim Jarmusch

1992 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Omnibus Sam Karmann

Omnibus

Sam Karmann

1991 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Z podniesionymi rekami Mitko Panov

Z podniesionymi rekami

Mitko Panov

1990 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

The Lunch Date Adam Davidson

The Lunch Date

Adam Davidson

1989 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

50 ans Gilles Carle

50 ans

Gilles Carle

1988 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Vykrutasy Garri Bardin

Vykrutasy

Garri Bardin

1987 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Palisade Laurie McInnes

Palisade

Laurie McInnes

1986 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

An Exercise in Discipline: Peel Jane Campion

An Exercise in Discipline: Peel

Jane Campion

1985 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Mariage Slav Bakalov

Mariage

Slav Bakalov

1984 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Chiri Davit Takaishvili

Chiri

Davit Takaishvili

1984 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Le cheval de fer Gérald Frydman

Le cheval de fer

Gérald Frydman

1983 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Je sais que j'ai tort mais demandez à mes copains ils disent la même chose Pierre-Oscar Lévy

Je sais que j’ai tort mais demandez à mes copains ils disent la même chose

Pierre-Oscar Lévy

1982 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Merlin ou le cours de l'or Arthur Joffé

Merlin ou le cours de l’or

Arthur Joffé

1981 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Moto perpetuo Béla Vajda

Moto perpetuo

Béla Vajda

1980 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Seaside Woman Oscar Grillo

Seaside Woman

Oscar Grillo

1979 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Harpya Raoul Servais

Harpya

Raoul Servais

1978 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Rowing Across the Atlantic Jean-François Laguionie

Rowing Across the Atlantic

Jean-François Laguionie

1977 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Küzdök Marcell Jankovics

Küzdök

Marcell Jankovics

1976 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Metamorphosis Barry Greenwald

Metamorphosis

Barry Greenwald

1975 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Lautrec Geoff Dunbar

Lautrec

Geoff Dunbar

1974 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Island Fyodor Khitruk

Island

Fyodor Khitruk

1973 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Balablok Bretislav Pojar

Balablok

Bretislav Pojar

1972 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Le fusil à lunette Jean Chapot

Le fusil à lunette

Jean Chapot

1969 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Cîntecele Renasterii Mirel Iliesiu

Cîntecele Renasterii

Mirel Iliesiu

1967 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Sky Over Holland John Fernhout

Sky Over Holland

John Fernhout

1966 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Skaterdater Noel Black

Skaterdater

Noel Black

1965 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Ouverture János Vadász

Ouverture

János Vadász

1963 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Sounding the Surface Alexander J. Seiler

Sounding the Surface

Alexander J. Seiler

1963 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

The String Bean Edmond Séchan

The String Bean

Edmond Séchan

1962 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Robert Enrico

Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

Robert Enrico

1961 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

La petite cuillère Carlos Vilardebó

La petite cuillère

Carlos Vilardebó

1960 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Le sourire Serge Bourguignon

Le sourire

Serge Bourguignon

1958 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

La Joconde: Histoire d'une obsession Henri Gruel

La Joconde: Histoire d’une obsession

Henri Gruel

1958 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

The Seine Meets Paris Joris Ivens

The Seine Meets Paris

Joris Ivens

1957 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

A Brief History Ion Popescu-Gopo

A Brief History

Ion Popescu-Gopo

1956 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

The Red Balloon Albert Lamorisse

The Red Balloon

Albert Lamorisse

1955 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

Blinkity Blank Norman McLaren

Blinkity Blank

Norman McLaren

1953 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – Best Short Film

White Mane Albert Lamorisse

White Mane

Albert Lamorisse