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44th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival

Clermont-Ferrand, France, January 28 to February 5, 2022


(Short films)

The Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival is currently accepting entries for its 2022 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 1st 2020;
  • Maximum running time: 40 minutes;
  • All genres accepted: fiction, animation, documentary, experimental;
  • French subtitles of selected non-French films is desirable;
  • Festival screening format: DCP.



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. Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival qualifies for the Oscars®.

The Festival also features the 37th Short Film Market, a meeting and a marketplace dedicated to short films. The International Short Film Market aims to facilitate economic activity and encouraging professional interaction in the short film sector.  It is a unique venue for meetings, promotion and networking. All films submitted to the International Competition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, whether or not selected, will be referenced in the digital catalogue of the International Short Film Market.

Telefilm Canada recognizes the selection of a short film in this festival and may provide assistance through the International Promotion Program.


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