The whole programme of Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival was announced a few days ago. There’s 3 competition sections in which the selected short films are compete with each other, and 2 other selection, out of competition.

  • International Competition
  • National Competition
  • Lab Competition
  • Panorama
  • Other Delights

International Competition is separated into 14 sections, where short films from all around the world will be competing with each other. The 12 sections of the National Competition has divided up the France based shortfilms. The Lab competition involves all kinds of genres, from animation, to experimental documentary, from all around the world again. Out of competition, the Panorama section contains two different group of short films, the Chine (shorts from China) and Rétro Pedalage (selection of older French shortfilms). The Other Delights contains these selection:

  • African Perspectives (French speaking African shortfilms)
  • Brest/Forever Young (the Brest European Short Film Festival celebrates its 30 years)
  • Click for Flicks
  • Canal + (celebrating the 30th anniversary of the channel)
  • Decibels (a selection of wide-ranging, first class music videos)
  • Festival Partners
  • French Region Showcase (selection of French films shot and financed in French regions)
  • History in Short (the liberation of Paris seen through an emblematic film of the Resistance)
  • NFA (the two programmes from the Netherlands Film Academy will present art films, productions for television and new media)
  • Palestine (five films about Palestine)
  • A programme for schools (script readings and meetings with directors complement this programme designed for pupils and teachers)
  • Producers’s Carte Blanche (two programmes of short films chosen by the 2014 Procirep prize-winning producer)
  • Young Audience (various programmes are proposed for the delight of children)

For the detailed programme, visit the official page of Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival.