The After Canne Film Festival’s mission is to showcase the most exciting, diverse, and ambitious talent across the world. We envision to inspire the next generation of filmmakers, music composers and actors. ACFF welcomes submissions of features and shorts, and all forms of film production – fiction, documentary, animation, experimental, etc. We embrace creativity.
Submissions now open
Best Short Film
Best International Short Film
Best Feature film
Best International Feature Film
Best Director Debut
Best Sound composition
Talent of the Month
Talent of the year
Form and Premiere Status:
-The Festival welcomes all forms of film production – animation, experimental, etc. However, promotional films are not eligible (e.g. films promoting tourism, charitable appeals, etc.)
-Films that are available to purchase are NOT eligible; this includes DVD/Blu-ray/VOD formats.
-Films that have previously been publicly screened, broadcast or otherwise made publicly available (including online) will NOT be considered.
Conditions for Entry:
-For in-cinema screenings, the screening format eligible for inclusion is DCP.
-For digital online screenings, the screening format eligible for inclusion is h264 1080p digital file.
-Films should be presented in their original versions with English language subtitles.
-To be eligible for the short film competitions, films must have been completed after 1 July 2021 and be 30 minutes or less in duration
-To be eligible for the feature film competitions, films must have been completed after 1 July 2021 and be 31 minutes or greater in duration
-Please note that films submitted through the incorrect category will not be considered.
-THE FESTIVAL DOES NOT PAY SCREENING FEES FOR SUBMITTED FILMS.