Ad of the Day: Cannes Film Festival’s 2018 poster

Cannes Film Festival unveils 2018 official poster / Design : Flore Maquin - Photo : Pierrot le fou © Georges Pierre

The 71st Festival de Cannes has unveiled its official poster which features a woman and a man (Karina and Belmondo) engaged in a passionate kiss taken from Jean-Luc Godard’s Pierrot le fou (1965).

The poster is shot by Georges Pierre who founded the Association des Photographes de Films and is the work of graphic designer Flore Maquin.

It is inspired by pop culture where the illustrator (Maquin) has blended drawing, painting and digital art in a vibrant and colourful world.

Cate Blanchett will serve as the president of the Jury for the Festival de Cannes which will begin on May 8.

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