Call for Entry

45th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – Call for Entry 2023

Dear Asian filmmakers the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (France) is accepting Short Films until October 3rd, 2022.

About the festival:
The Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival is the world’s largest film festival dedicated to short films. In term of audience and professional presence, it is the second largest film festival in France after Cannes. The festival is at the heart of many activities and missions conducted all year long by the collective Sauve qui peut le court métrage. The association employs 18 permanents, all based in Auvergne, where a whole dynamic around cinema has been created.

General Rules (for International Competition):
– Short Films must have been completed after October 1st, 2021.
– The festival accepts all kind of films and genres (fiction, animation, documentary, experimental, etc).
– Short Films must not exceed the 40-minute mark.
– Films already submitted to previous editions are not accepted, even in a new version. – Industrial or commercial films are NOT accepted.
– The Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival does not apply a premiere status rule, but special attention will be paid to films that have not yet been shown.
– Submissions must be done via
Submission Fees: FREE (1 stamp in Shortfilmdepot = 3.60 Euros)
Submission Deadlines:
* Earlybird Deadline: July 3rd, 2022 (for films completed after October 1st, 2021)
* Final Deadline: October 3rd, 2022 (for films completed in 2022)
Notification Date: December 15th, 2022

To read the full rules and regulations please go to this link:

To submit to the festival please visit:

We remind readers that the 45th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival will take place from January 27 – February 4, 2022 in Clermont-Ferrand, France.

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