The main purpose is to draw attention to and raise the profile of independent films with the aim of celebrating cinema at an international level.
The Official Selection serves to highlight the diversity of cinematic creation through the world. Films that are representative of auteur cinema with a real personal vision. Focus about works that have an original aim and aesthetic.
The Festival is very keen to discover new talent and act as a springboard for creation. That's why each projection of feature film will be associated with a short film.
This initiative is to discover the talent of the future.  
All of the films in Official Selection will be screened during the Festival.

Awards & Prizes

AWARDS for FEATURE FILM:
- QUARTIER LATIN PRIZE (JURY AWARD)
- PUBLIC PRIZE 
- AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY
- AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
- AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR
- AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS
- AWARD FOR BEST THRILLER
- AWARD FOR BEST COMEDY
-AWARD FOR BEST FANTASTIC FILM

AWARDS for SHORT FILM:
- AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
- AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR
- AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS
- AWARD FOR BEST STUDENT FILM
- AWARD FOR BEST TEASER

Rules & Terms

Participation in the First We Love Paris Film Festival
implies understanding and acceptance of the following Guidelines and Regulations

ELIGIBILITY

CONDITIONS
Only feature films that meet the following conditions may be submitted for consideration by the Official Selection:
• Films that have been produced during the twelve months preceding the Festival.
• Films must be a Paris premiere. This includes local films.
• Films whose distribution is limited to their country of origin.
• Films that have not been shown on the Internet or released on DVD.

FILM DURATION
In order to be selected as a feature film, your film must be more than 70 minutes long.
The Festival does not accept films with a duration of between 30 and 70 minutes.
Films with a duration of under 30 minutes can be presented to the Selection of short films.

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION AND FOR RECEPTION
The registration deadline is April 20th, 2017. 

SUBTITLING
The Selection Committee will accept films:
•WITHOUT subtitles IF the original language is French or English.
•WITH French or English subtitles for all other original languages.

N.B. It's not possible to present a working copy of the film.

LICENSES AND RIGHTS
All applicable licenses and waivers of copyrights, moral rights, trademarks and other such intellectual property rights have been secured by the filmmaker or the producer.

FEES
Submission fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.
Submission without fees are NON-ACCEPTED.​

SELECTION

IF YOUR FILM IS SELECTED
You will be contacted before the official press conference, which will take place towards end-April 2017.
You must supply us either with a DCP (Digital Cinema Package), a JPEG 2000 file.
The Film Department will send you all the necessary information on time, but only if your film is selected.
Upon notification of selection, the entrant agrees to immediately supply WLPFF with publicity materials and grants the Festival the right to utilize such materials for promotional purposes and to broadcast and/or screen clips.

RETURN
The DCP are returned to the sender by the Festival.
Other screening materials: Following the screening, the various materials received are not returned to the sender by the Festival. (Note however that materials may be picked up directly from the Festival offices until June 30th 2017, any time but not during May.)

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    Emilie Boyard

    A wonderful team. I am very pleased to have participated in this festival. The film selection was of quality and I am looking forward the next year festival.

    June 2017