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Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival

Festival, Market
Countries: France
Genres: animated, documentary, experimental, fiction, short
Accepted formats: 35 mm, Beta, Digi Beta

Clermont-Ferrand comprises an international competititon, representing around fifty countries, a national competition, alongside retrospective, auteur and special screenings. Altogether over 400 films are screened, showing the width and breadth of the art of the short film in the genres of fiction, animation, documentary and experiemental film. Let us not forget the vibrant film market, with over sixty television channels, fifty distributors and more than sixty international film festivals coming to meet, view, buy and select the short films the world will see in the next year.

Three competitions and the numerous panoramas and retrospectives of short films: 30 January - 7 February 2015.

- for films finished in 2013 (after October, 1st, 2013)
Deadline for online entry: July 6, 2014

- for films finished in 2014
Deadline for online entry: October 6, 2014

Registration fee: free of charge
1) Films completed after: October 1st, 2013
2) Maximum running time: 40 minutes
3) Origin: Worldwide, France excepted
4) Festival screening format: DCP and Quicktime files
5) Preview Copy for selection : Uploadedo on

Contact: Christian Guinot (

Restricted to French films
Contact: Nadira Ardjoun (

Registration fee: free of charge
All and only the films submitted for selection will be listed in the 30th Short Film Market catalogue, regardless of the fact that a film has been officially selected or not. Films will be visible at the Short Film Market video library provided that the “Market registration” box is ticked during online submission.
For more info see end of International Competition Regulations.

Contact: Julien Westermann (

There is no application for this competition since the films will be chosen from those submitted to the two competitions above.

Contact: Calmin Borel (

There is no registration for those sections since the films will be chosen from those submitted to the International and National Competitions.

Learn more about submission rules at:

Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
6 place Michel-de-L'Hospital
63058 Clermont-Ferrand
+33 (0)473 91 65 73
+33 (0)473 92 11 93