Spotlight on the 2019 poster

The 2019 Festival visuals were created by Rémi Chayé, animation film-maker and director of the beautiful 2016 feature-length film Tout en haut du monde (Long Way North). All at once […]

12 September 2018

Thematic retrospective: Short in Translation

At the 2018 Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, eight-year-old Toprak had the weighty responsibility of navigating between his parents, who spoke only Turkish, and the French ultrasound technician upon whose every word […]

23 May 2018

Focus on: “O Canada!”

Denis Villeneuve, David Cronenberg, Jean-Marc Vallée, Atom Egoyan… These big names in cinema have two things in common: they’re Canadian and they’ve all cut their teeth in short films. The […]

22 May 2018

Catch-up session with Festival Scope

  The Internet platform Festival Scope screens free online 23 award-winning films of the 40th International Short Film Festival of Clermont-Ferrand.   From Thursday, February 22 to Sunday, March 11, you can […]

21 February 2018

Michel Bras, jury member of the 2018 lab competition

Master Chef   From an early age, the self-taught Michel Bras worked at his mother’s side in a modest working-class restaurant that she took over in Laguiole in 1965. For […]

22 January 2018

Nadia Ben Rachid, jury member of the 2018 International Competition

Editor Nadia Ben Rachid is a talented editor who has worked for over 25 years and is known for documentaries as well as narrative films. She has received a number […]

22 January 2018

Midi Z, jury member of the 2018 International Competition

Filmmaker, scriptwriter, producer   Midi Z is a director, screenwriter and producer. Born in Burma in 1982, he came to Taiwan at the age of sixteen. He studied design and […]

22 January 2018

Seamus Murphy, jury member of the 2018 International Competition

Photographer, filmmaker, writer   Seamus Murphy grew up in Ireland and is based in London. He is the recipient of seven World Press Photo awards for his photographic work in […]

22 January 2018

Gustavo Taretto, jury member of the 2018 International Competition

Filmmaker, scriptwriter, producer   Gustavo Taretto was born in December 1965 in Buenos Aires. In 1983 he began studying photography at the Foto Club Buenos Aires and won many awards […]

22 January 2018

Dominique de Rivaz, jury member of the 2018 International Competition

  Scriptwriter, filmmaker, photographer and author   Born in Zurich in 1953 but with roots in Italy and the canton Valais, Dominique de Rivaz now splits her time between Bern […]

22 January 2018
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