Programme

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32nd International Competition

The International Competition is a rare moment, full of magic, where films from a wide spectrum intersect. Animated gems, documentaries, brilliant comedies, down-to-earth fictions, genre films or graduation shorts from some of the finest film schools out there will undoubtedly take you on a unique journey into young film creation. Just relax and enjoy the thrill.

  • Films are provided with French subtitles in all the Festival venues. English subtitles will be provided only in the Maison de la Culture theatres (Cocteau and Vian).
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42nd National Competition

Submitting your film to Clermont-Ferrand could result in having your film competing in one of the most sought-after selection of films. It also means that you will automatically, and at no cost, give your film visibility before, during and after the Short Film Market, where 3,500 pro delegates converge each year for tracking talent.
Having a film in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most exciting experiences you can get for your film. All the filmmakers, producers and film crews who experienced the Festival’s thrill packed with a passionate audience. You're Welcome!

  • Films are provided with French subtitles in all the Festival venues. English subtitles will be provided only in the Maison de la Culture theatres (Cocteau and Vian).
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19th Lab Competition

The Lab competition is the place where people rush in to experience jarring films. Electrifying combinations, arresting viewpoints, accomplished risk-taking; Clermont-Ferrand’s Lab is the right prescription for visual addicts. Come get your fix, brought to you by artists dangerously in love with images and sounds.

  • Films are provided with French subtitles in all the Festival venues. English subtitles will be provided only in the Maison de la Culture theatres (Cocteau and Vian).

Retrospectives

Cieplo-Zimno-RVB (pologne)

© Ciepło-Zimno (Hot-Cold) by Marta Prus (Poland – 2016)

Focus on country : Poland

4 programs to explore short films from Poland.

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© The Man Who Planted Trees by Frédéric Back (Canada - 1987)

Themed retrospective: Rural Ways

4 programs to discover short films around a theme.

Focus on filmmakers

Court de rattrapages
Adoration by Olivier Smolders (France, Belgium - 1986)

Retakes

(Re)Discover 8 short films directed by the Belgian filmmaker Olivier Smolders on a big screen.

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Jona/Tomberry by Rosto (Netherlands - 2005)

Tribute to Rosto

6 short films directed by the late talented filmmaker Rosto who passed away in Mars 2019.

Autres programmes

Troublemaker
Troublemaker by Olive  Nwosu
(Nigeria - 2019)

African perspectives

A panorama of African short films.

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Tanghi Argentini by Thys Guido
(Belgium - 2006)

Lumières Numériques

Rediscover the 16 mm and 35mm treasures of the festival in digital scanned versions.

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Marée by Manon Coubia
(France, Belgium - 2019)

French Region Showcase

This program consists of films shot and manufactured in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region. It testifies to the dynamism of this new territory in terms of creation.

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La révolte des gueux
by Raymond Lamy (France - 1949)    

Shorts in History

Program with two iconic films based on the Rural Ways retrospective, followed by a lecture by Tangui Perron.

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Thom Yorke - "Last I Heard
(…He Was Circling the Drain)", directed by
Art Camp & Saad Moosajee
(United Kingdom - 2019) 

Decibels !

High voltage videos where music and film collide.

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Vie sauvage by Gabriel Maffeis
(France - 2019)

Click for Flicks

This selection is screened online! Watch and vote for your favorite film now.

"Ad Astra" de/by Lauric Bonnemort, Clémentin Massin et Pierre Vallerich (France - 2016)
"Ad Astra" de/by Lauric Bonnemort, Clémentin Massin et Pierre Vallerich (France - 2016)
Ad Astra by Lauric Bonnemort, Clémentin Massin & Pierre Vallerich (France - 2016)

Film School invited: ArtFx

Two film programmes based on student films from a film school.

Cri_RVB
Je criais contre la vie. Ou pour elle.
by Vergine Keaton (France - 2009)

Carte blanche to Insolence Productions

A selection of films chosen by the French producer who received the 2019 Procirep Producer’s Prize in Clermont- Ferrand.
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On est pas près d'être des super héros by Lia Bertels (Belgium, Portugal, France - 2019)

Young audience

Various programmes are proposed for the delight of children.As well as practice and discovery workshops. More details.

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Yandere by William Laboury (France - 2019)

A programme for schools

pt readings and meetings with directors complement this programme designed for pupils and teachers.

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Rowing Across the Atlantic by
Jean-François Laguionie (France - 1978),
C3 program

Collections

These short film collections have managed to find their own niche in a highly competitive market, and thereby an audience of their own, be that in movie theaters, on DVD, or on DVD.

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BBQ by Jeanne Mayer (France - 2019)

The CANAL+ Collection

7  short musical comedy  films.

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Relai by Suzanne Clément
(France, Belgium - 2019), ADA1 program

Festival partners

Programmes made in collaboration with our sponsors.

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Nefta Football Club by Yves Piat (France - 2018), national audience prize during the festival 2018

European Short Film Audience Award

All 8 of the short films in this program won the Audience Award at festivals in their respective countries. They are currently making the rounds of each of the partnering festivals where they will be put to an audience vote.

Programmes spéciaux

Flamenco
Flamenco by Demetri Portelli (USA - 2017)

3D

Short films in stereoscopy.

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Roberto le canari by Nathalie Saugeon (France - 2018)

Audio
Description

Audio-described short films.

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Cinépiscine © Baptiste Chanat

Cinépiscine

Short films at the swimming pool.

Contacts

National and international press
Regional Press