Submit a film

The online registrations for the next edition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival are closed.

You can submit your films to the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival competition and into more than 100 major festivals around the world using Shortfilmdepot.

International Competition 2020

Registration deadlines:
- July 7th 2019 for films completed in 2018 (after October 1)
- October 7th 2019 for films completed in 2019

Registration fee: free of charge

Requirements:

  • Films completed after: October 1st 2018
  • Maximum running time: 40 minutes
  • Origin: All countries (except France)
  • Festival screening format: DCP

National Competition 2020

Restricted to French films

Registration deadlines:
- July 7th 2019 for films completed in 2018 (after October 1)
- October 17th 2019 for films completed in 2019

Registration fee: free of charge

Requirements:

  • Films completed after: October 1st 2018
  • Maximum running time: 59 minutes
  • Origin: France as main country of production
  • Festival screening format: DCP

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 International Short Film Market is a unique venue for meetings, promoting and networking.

Participation :

  • 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.

Conditions:

  • Referencing at the International Short Film Market is only available for films who have been submitted to the National or International Competition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.

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 November 31th, 2020.

Submission:

  • 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 the films selected at the International, National or Lab Competition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, this option is mandatory.

Services:

  • Registered films will be accessible from the Short Film Market Videolibrary and then from its online extension until November 31th, 2020 (only accessible to attending professionals with a Pro Services subscription).
  • access to viewing statistics and contact information of the professionals who viewed the film.
  • a free accreditation for the director(s) and producer(s) of the film.

Viewing Copy:

  • By default, the viewing copy that has been uploaded to the shortfilmdepot.com platform when you registered to the National or International Competition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival will be used.

New version of the viewing copy:

  • To replace your viewing copy by a new version (final version, English subtitled version, etc.), download a new video file to the shortfilmdepot.com film card (which was initially used to register your film to the National or International Competition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival) by using the "Upload new version" button, before January 10th, 2020.

Cancellation:

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Contacts

Coordination of the International Competition
Coordination of the National Competition
Coordination of the Lab Competition
Coordination of the International Short Film Market Submissions