The Cannes Short Film Festival showcases the best of international short filmmaking on the famous French Riviera. CSFF brings together filmmakers from around the world for an outstanding presentation of cinematic excellence and brand new filmmaking talent.
Awards & Prizes
Rules & Terms
All film entries must be submitted digitally and be received by the arrival deadline of July 25, 2017.
If selected to be showcased during the event, all screening copies must be received by August 15, 2017.
All photos provided may be used for any festival promotions.
The festival screens native-language English and French films. Non-English or French language produced films must have English subtitles or be dubbed in English.
All entrants certify that they have been given full rights to use any and all music in their films.
Jury Award winners will be selected by a panel of active film industry professionals. All films go through a screening process and are reviewed by at least two members of the selection committee.
Winners agree to participate in the publicity for the Festival as well as other promotional events, including the website.
Selected film entries will be notified by August 1, 2017. Awards will be announced after the festival. An Awards Certificate will be awarded to the winners. Some Award categories may have co-sponsors providing prizes. One award or prize will be given to the individual designated on the official entry form as "submitter".
Filmmakers or screenwriters accepted and attending the festival are responsible for travel, lodging, and all other expenses.
All stated information, eligibility and submission guidelines, terms and conditions of entry, and entry information is subject to change by the Cannes Short Film Festival, without notice.