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45th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival

Clermont-Ferrand, France, January 27 to February 4, 2023

Call for entries

(Short films, all genres)


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


  • Competitive: Yes
  • Entry fees: No


Eligibility criteria

Please consult the festival website.




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



Submission Deadlines
  • Regular deadline: July 3, 2022, for films completed in 2021 (after October 1st)
  • Late Deadline: October 3, 2022, for films completed in 2022




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 38th 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 for application to its International Promotion Program.



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