Longue vue sur le court is an international short film festival, focusing on cutting-edge fiction and animation films. As our name mean's it, we want to be the first to identified your talent and share it to the world!
From the four corners of the planet, LVSC team selects with demanding criteria cutting-edge works of cinematic art representing the new narrative and aesthetic trends in tomorrow's filmmaking. Note, that we also look for great comedy shorts and that we will programming for the first time documentaries !!!
LVSC is an annual event dedicated to cinema, and to the short film promotion.
Awards & Prizes
Best international short - Trophy and 500$ money prize.
Best short film made in Quebec - Trophee and 5000$ offered by Vision Global.
Best direction of a short film made in Quebec - Trophy and 5000$ offered by CinePool.
Jury special award - Trophy and 500$ offered by INIS.
Young public choice award - Trophy
Adult public choice award - Trophy
Senior public choice award - Trophy
Rules & Terms
LVSC Montreal International Short Film Festival, is organized by Longue vue sur le court a Non-Profit Company every year in November in Montreal, Canada.
The festival aims to provide a showcase for high cinematic quality short films by creative film-makers who promote the art of cinema.
• Each director may participate in the festival with a limit of one films.
• LVSC focuses on fiction and animation film of exceptional quality.
• All films must have embedded english or french subtitles, even if dialogs are in English.
• If available French subtitles are prefered.
• The total duration of the film should not exceed thirty (30’) minutes.
• Only film produced in the last two years are accepted (2016-2018).
The program and the order of the projections are defined by the Organizing Committee of the Festival.
Once your film selected, you will be contacted by the festival and ask to sent with your film :
Two (2) photos from the film & one of the director, in high-resolution
Trailer of the film and promotional material (optional).
A jury made of film critics and film professionals will award a prize for the Best international short, A special jury prize, Best national short and Best direction for a national short. Three prizes will also be given by the public. One by the young's, the adult's and the elder's.
LVSC is not responsible for any loss of material before or after the end of the actual event.
The copy of the film submitted to the Festival along with the entry form and the promotional material will remain in the archives of the Festival.
LVSC Montreal International Short Film Festival reserves the right to project part of the films that have been sent, in and out of the area of the Festival, whenever it is needed for reasons of promotion of the Festival and not for commercial purposes.
LVSC International Short Film Festival in the frame of its other activities, such as partnership with other festivals or additional “best of” screenings, reserves the right to
project a selection of the participating films beyond the specified date of the festival. This in fact if for the benefit of outstanding directors as well.
The use of any recording device in the area of the Festival without the permission of the Organizing Committee is strictly forbidden.
Parts of the event will be filmed. Members of the audience and participating artists that may appear in these parts have no claim from the Organizing Company.
LVSC Cultural Civil Non Profit Company reserves the right to cancel the festival due to circumstances beyond its control.
In case of dispute, the French version of the regulations of participation is considered as valid. Responsible for legal disputes are the Legal Courts of Montreal.
The film submission to the festival implies the complete and unconditional acceptance of the above regulations of participation.