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35th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival and 28th Short Film Market
Clermont-Ferrand, France, February 1 to 9, 2013
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Calls for entry
(Short films)

The Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival is currently accepting entries for its 2013 edition.

Please note that all films must be submitted directly to the festival.

Submission Format: preferably by file transfer on (file in Apple TV format) or on DVD
Competitive: Yes
Entry fees: No

Deadline : October 14, 2012


Submissions must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Produced after January 1st, 2012;
  • Maximum running time: 40 minutes;
  • All genres accepted: fiction, animation, documentary, experimental
  • Screening formats: 35 mm, DCP or Quicktime;
  • French subtitling of selected non-French films is desirable.

For more information please consult the regulations of the festival.

The Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival is one of the most important short film festivals in the world. In 2013, the festival will celebrate its 35th anniversary.

Films selected in International Competition are eligible for cash prizes including the Grand Prize (director receives 4 000 Euros). In 2010, Canadian filmmaker Theodore Ushev won Best Animation Prize for his film Les Journaux de Lipsett.

The Festival also features the Short Film Market, a business meeting and marketplace dedicated to short films. An average of 6,500 new titles are registered each year for the Short Film Market and made available for viewing on 39 video terminals to 370 industry delegates (buyers, TV, distributors, festival curators, etc.).

Industry Promotion
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