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42nd Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival

Clermont-Ferrand, France, January 31 to February 8, 2020

Call for entries

(Short films)


The Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival is currently accepting entries for its 2020 edition.

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

  • Competitive: Yes
  • Entry fees: No



Films must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Films completed after October 2018;
  • Maximum running time: 40 minutes;
  • All genres accepted: fiction, animation, documentary, experimental
  • French subtitling of selected non-French films is desirable.


The Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival is the most important short film festivals in the world. Films selected in the International Competition are eligible for cash prizes including the Grand Prize for which the director receives 5,000 euros.

The Festival also features the 35th Short Film Market, a meeting and a marketplace dedicated to short films. In 2019, 135 exhibiting companies and organisms, 228 buyers, 139 distributors, and 500 festivals delegates have attended the event.


Promotion and Communications
Telefilm Canada, Montréal
1 800 567-0890