The Festival Napoleon is in one of Paris's most iconic movie theaters: Cinema Club de l'Etoile. Located at the corner of Champs Elysees avenue, this movie theater is right at the corner of the Arc of Triumph. The film submission aims to award filmmakers during the physical award ceremony of February 12th, 2023, at 8pm. All film types and languages are welcome. We will screen several of the selected films.

A Press Release will be published on hundreds of websites with the names of all participants. The winners will receive extensive press coverage.

Welcome, filmmakers, to the Festival Napoleon of Paris. We are excited about our second edition coming up on February 5th and 12th, 2023. The award ceremony will also award essential personalities of the cultural world.

The Film Festival is created by David Serero, who has been producing film festivals for more than ten years worldwide.

IMPORTANT: The Festival Napoleon is in partnership with the City of Paris.

Prix du Festival Napoleon - The Napoleon Festival Award
Several awards will be given to filmmakers.

Submission Guidelines: Entries must be submitted online, through FilmFreeway's online screener option.

Terms and conditions: The festival will accept works in progress but the final screener must be received 5 days prior to the festival should your film be selected. All entry fees paid are non-refundable. All entered films grant Festival Napoleon a non-exclusive limited use agreement to use film titles or trailers or film posters for festival promotional use only including online, print, broadcast media to promote the festival and selected films to the industry and general public. Filmmakers fully retain all rights, titles, and interests in their films and all intellectual property. Official selection films must provide their final exhibition copy to the festival programming department 5 days prior to the festival. The Festival Napoleon hereby grants the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. Any submitters shall indemnify and hold harmless the Festival Napoleon from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos.

Please do not contact the movie theater, but only the organizer of the festival.

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  • Thank you for the exciting news that my stage play «Eleno» was awarded a prize at the Festival! I'm sure to submit again here!

    December 2021
  • Napoleon is a historical figure who, more than 200 years after his death, still arouses curiosity around the world and fully justifies the existence of a Festival in his honor.
    Thank you David Serero for this wonderful idea. I wish you the best of luck for future editions.

    December 2021
  • Fred G Stemme

    On12/03 I just happened to see this Festival listed on Film Freeway and submitted my screenplay "A Siren's Sweet Whisper." Two days later they notified me my screenplay had been selected. I am most grateful for their quickness and am so pleased they are preserving the past.

    December 2021
  • Julien Mascheroni

    Great festival, excellent communication with the organisers. It was a pleasure to be there, well done!

    December 2021
  • Solid communication, good festival, thanks for having me!

    December 2021