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18th Festival Off-Courts Trouville

Trouville-sur-mer, France, September 8 to 16, 2017

Call for entries 

(Short films of all genres)

The Festival Off-Courts Trouville is currently accepting applications for its 2017 edition.

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


  • All films must have been produced after January 1st, 2016;
  • All films must be under 40 minutes;
  • All types of films are accepted (fiction, documentary, animation, clip, etc.);
  • If your film is selected, the screening copy must be received before July 31, 2017;
  • Screening formats: AppleProRes, Beta SP Pal, Digibeta Pal, HDV Pal, DV Cam Pal et DVC Pro Pal.

Since its launch in 2000, Off-Courts has welcomed professionals from the audiovisual industry. Although its main focus is on France and Quebec, this event has become international in scope, and each year professionals from many different countries converge to the Marché du film and the Labos de création numérique. All films submitted to the festival are automatically screened at the Marché in the two screening spaces set aside for them.

The competitive section presents some 60 shorts from Quebec and France.  3 competitions are in place for Off-Courts Trouville:

  • French short film competition
  • Québécois short film competition
  • European and/or Francophone short film competition

11 awards will be presented in September representing €45 000 cash and more than €12 000 in services (rentals, subtitling and travel).


International Promotion
Telefilm Canada, Montréal
1 800 567-0890