2019 programme

Competitions

31st International Competition

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The International Competition is a rare moment, full of magic, where films from a wide spectrum intersect. Animated gems, documentaries, brilliant comedies, down-to-earth fictions, genre films or graduation shorts from some of the finest film schools out there will undoubtedly take you on a unique journey into young film creation. Just relax and enjoy the thrill.

  • If necessary films would be presented with French subtitles in all the Festival venues and English subtitles will be provided only in the Maison de la Culture theatres (Cocteau and Vian).

41st National Competition

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Entering your film to Clermont-Ferrand could result in having your film competing in one of the most sought-after selection of films. It also means that you will automatically, and at no cost, give your film visibility before, during and after the Short Film Market, where 3,500 pro delegates converge each year for tracking talent.
Having a film in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most exciting experiences you can get for your film. All the filmmakers, producers and film crews who experienced the Festival’s thrill of venues packed with a passionate audience are unanimous. Welcome!

  • If necessary films would be presented with French subtitles in all the Festival venues and English subtitles will be provided only in the Maison de la Culture theatres (Cocteau and Vian).

18th Lab Competition

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The Lab competition is the place where people rush in to experience jarring films. Electrifying combinations, arresting viewpoints, accomplished risk-taking; Clermont-Ferrand’s Lab is the right prescription for visual addicts. Come get your fix, brought to you by artists dangerously in love with images and sounds.

  • If necessary films would be presented with French subtitles in all the Festival venues and English subtitles will be provided only in the Maison de la Culture theatres (Cocteau and Vian).

Retrospectives

Invited country

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Programming in process.

Thematic retrospective

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Programming in process.

Other delights

African perspectives

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A panorama of African short films.

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Regional Film Showcase

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Films shot and made in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region are presented in this programme, which highlights the thriving creativity encountered in this new region.

Shorts in History

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For the 10th Edition of “Shorts in History,” emblematic short films will be screened followed by a conference.

Decibels !

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High voltage videos where music and film collide.

Click for Flicks

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This selection is screened online! Watch and vote for your favorite film now.

Carte blanche to a Film School

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Two film programs based on student films from a film school.

Carte blanche to Caïmans Productions

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A selection of films chosen by the French producer who received the 2018 Procirep Producer’s Prize in Clermont- Ferrand.

Collections

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These short film collections have managed to find their own niche in a highly competitive market, and thereby an audience of their own, be that in movie theaters, on DVD, or on DVD.

The CANAL+ Collection

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Five short fantasy films.

Festival partners

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Programmes made in collaboration with our sponsors.

Young audience

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Various programmes are proposed for the delight of children.

A programme for schools

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Script readings and meetings with directors complement this programme designed for pupils and teachers.

Special programmes

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This year again special programmes return, in 3D, in audio description or in the swimming pool.

Retakes programs

Contacts

National and international press
Presse régionale