Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, 29 Jan - 6 Feb 2021

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Category
ANIMATION & FILM FESTIVALS
Deadline | Event Dates (period)
29 January 2021 - 06 February 2021
City
Clermont-Ferrand, France
Email
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Edition
43
Submission deadline
2020-10-05
Submission/Registration Fee
No

The 43rd Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival will take place from January 29th to February 6th, 2021. The 43rd Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture, is organized by the association Sauve qui peut le court métrage (hereafter “SQP”) with the assistance of the “Ville de Clermont-Ferrand”, “Clermont Auvergne Métropole”, the “Conseil Départemental du Puy-de- Dôme”, the “Conseil Régional d’Auvergne”, the “Direction régionale des affaires culturelles”, the “Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée”, the European Union, the “Direction régionale de la jeunesse, des sports et de la cohésion sociale (ACSÉ)”, the “Education nationale” and other public and private partners. Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival qualifies for the Oscars®, British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards, European Film Awards and César.

2021 Call for Entries

International Competition:

  • May compete films completed after October 1st, 2019;
  • Any type of film (fiction, animation, documentary, experimental) can be submitted to the selection committee;
  • Films of 40 minutes or less are eligible;
  • Industrial or commercial films are not accepted.

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival deadlines:
- 5 July 2020 for films completed after October 1st, 2019
- 5 October 2020 for films produced in 2020

Registration fee: free of charge

You can read the festival's regulations and submit online via Shortfilmdepot.

2020 Festival Coverage

2018 Festival News

 

Call for entries (Archive)

International Competition 2020

The submission deadlines for the International Competition 2020 are July 7th 2019 for films completed in 2018 (after October 1) and October 7th 2019 for films completed in 2019. Submission is free of charge. Submitted films must be completed after October 1st 2018. Maximum running time is 40 minutes. Films can be submitted from all countries except France.

National Competition 2020

National Competition 2020 is restricted to French films. The submission deadlines are July 7th 2019 for films completed in 2018 (after October 1) and October 17th 2019 for films completed in 2019. Submission is free of charge. Submitted films must be completed after October 1st 2018. Maximum running time is 59 minutes. France must be the main country of production.

Lab Competition 2020

No application for this competition is necessary since the films will be chosen from those submitted to two competitions above.
The Lab Selection Committee will select the films for the Lab Competition from a pre-selection proposed by the Committees of the International and National Competition.

International Short Film Market 2020

The International Short Film Market is organized by the association Sauve qui peut le court métrage (hereafter “SQP”) alongside the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in the aim of facilitating economic activity and encouraging professional interaction in the short film sector. The referencing of films at the International Short Film Market is free and non-competitive. All films submitted to the National or International Competition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, whether or not selected, will be referenced in the digital catalog of the International Short Film Market.

Videolibrary option

The Videolibrary option will enable attending professionals (festival programmers, distributors, TV & VOD buyers, etc.) to view the submitted film(s) at the International Short Film Market, and then through its online extension until June 30, 2020. To register a film to the International Short Film Market Videolibrary, leave the "Videolibrary option" box checked when submitting your film to the National or International Competition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival via the site shortfilmdepot.com. For films being selected at the International, National or Lab Competition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, this option is mandatory.

Awards

  • “Grand Prix” (the director receives 5,000 € and a Vercingétorix, the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival's trophy)
  • Special Jury Prize (the director receives 4,000 € and a Vercingétorix, the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival's trophy)

These awards will be awarded by a jury of pre-eminent personalities.

  • Audience Award (the director receives 4,000 € and a Vercingétorix, the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival's trophy)

This award is awarded by members of the audience who subscribed to the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival season tickets options.

  • Read the regulations here
  • Submit your entry via shortfilmdepot
  • Submission deadline: 7 July 2019 for films completed in 2018 after October 1st, 7 October 2019 for international films completed in 2019, 17 October 2019 for 

 

 
 

Event Dates

  • From 29 January 2021 to 06 February 2021