Paris Independent Film Festival is preparing for another fantastic festival of independent filmmaking from November 18 - 22, 2017 at Ciné XIII Théâtre & Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé, two of Paris' best independent cinemas.

The Paris Indie is dedicated to celebrating the works of independent filmmakers from around the world, and we pay special attention to ultra low-budget films by first and second-time directors.

Awards & Prizes

Prizes are awarded in the following categories:

Film Award Categories:
Low-budget Feature Film (budget over €150k)
Micro-budget Feature (budget under €150k)
No-Budget Feature (budget under €50k)
Documentary Feature
Short Film
Short Documentary
Animated Short
Experimental Short
Horror / Sci-Fi Short
Short Short (under 5 minutes)
Music Video

Screenplay Award categories:
Feature Screenplay
Comedy Screenplay
No-Budget Screenplay

Rules & Terms

Rules & Terms

1. All film entries must be submitted digitally (Vimeo) to be considered for selection and received by the final receipt deadline of October 23nd, 2016.
2. If selected to be showcased during the event, all screening copies must be received by Nov 4, 2017
4. Films which have been broadcast on Television, Cable or have had an international theatrical release prior to the Paris Indie are NOT eligible for any competition but may be screened, out of competition.