But even a Lion award isn’t going to impress your friends and enemies as much as a selfie with a celeb.
The likes of David Hasselhoff, Sir Patrick Stewart and Sarah Jessica Parker have already been getting us excited.
And with that in mind, here’s an at-a-glance guide to the other celebs you definitely don’t want to miss this week, and when to spot them:
Kanye West – fresh from fatherly duties, Kanye is on stage at 1pm (Cannes time) on Tuesday 17 June
Jared Leto – nomadic Leto will be putting down roots in Cannes at 11am (CT) on Wednesday 18 June
Courtney Love – rock royalty Love is speaking at the 8th annual Grey music seminar at 1pm (CT) on Wednesday 18 June
Ralph Fiennes – the actor and director joins Alan Rusbridger at 3pm (CT) on Wednesday 18 June
Rob Lowe – the West Wing star will be presenting at 5pm (CT) on Thursday 19 June
Ne-Yo – Grammy award winning Ne-Yo is joining the Leo Burnett talk at 4.45pm (CT) on Friday 20 June
Bono – the U2 frontman will be in conversation with Jonathan Ive at 3.15pm (CT) on Saturday 21 June