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47th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival 

Clermont-Ferrand, France, January 31 to February 8, 2025

Deadline for Films Produced in 2024

October 3, 2024

Deadline for XR – Extended Reality Section

November 15, 2024


(Short films, all genres) 

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




The Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival is one of 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. Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival qualifies for the Oscars®. 

Taking place in parallel to the Festival is the 40th Short Film Market (Feb 3-6, 2025), a meeting and a marketplace dedicated to short films. The International Short Film Market aims to facilitate economic activity and encourage 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. 

In 2024, A CRAB IN THE POOL (A. Myotte, J.S. Hamel), AFTERWARDS (R. Garant Chartrand), EARTHWORM (P. Barker), MISERABLE MIRACLE (R. Orikasa), and ZIMA A TMA (P. Hošták) were selected at the festival.  

Telefilm Canada recognizes the selection of a short film in this festival for application to its International Promotion Program

Please note that Telefilm Canada’s Not Short on Talent initiative at Clermont-Ferrand’s Short Film Market will open its call in the coming months for the 2025 edition. 

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