Editorial line: discovering innovative cinema!
The Nouveaux Regards Film Festival explores the fresh and innovative new approach to creating and experiencing cinema, focusing on the young International and Caribbean directors and providing a showcase for fearless, effervescent talent.
We strive to create an event of cordial discussion and appraisal of Cinema not available anywhere else in the world.
Competition is open to feature & short films, narrative and documentaries as well as Smartphone filmmaking.
Are allowed to participate in the competition exclusively films by directors from or living in the Caribbean and Guyana: Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Martin, St-Barth’s, French Guiana, Antigua-and-Barbuda,
Anguilla, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat,
Dominican Republic, St Kitts and Nevis, Saint-Lucia, Saint-Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago,
Costa-Rica, Guyana, Surinam, Virgin Islands, Bonaire, Porto-Rico.
Caribbean films produced by companies located in a country not listed above are also eligible for submission.
Nouveaux Regards Film Festival is destined to become the foremost Festival of new Cinema in the Caribbean.
4 sections : Caribbean Look – Look 2.0 – Overseas – Retrospectives
1 special screening (screening in an unusual venue)
3 master classes
- BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE FILM AWARD , 4000€ +award
- BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM AWARD, 1000€ cash prize + award + a 10 000 euros co-production contract with Canal + Antilles for a future project ( the production company must be based in the French West Indies or Guyana)
- BEST DOCUMENTARY AWARD, 2500€ cash prize + award
- YOUNG JURY CHOICE AWARD , 500 € cash prize + equipment
-BEST SMARTPHONE FILM AWARD , 300 € cash prize + award + equipment
-AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD for the best short film
-MEDIAS CRITIC CHOICE AWARD for the best documentary