The Paris Short Film Festival is a European hotspot for showcasing innovative cinema and new trends in short filmmaking. PSFF 2023 looks forward to screening a broad range of genres by international directors, and bringing the best of fresh filmmaking to film-loving Paris audiences.
The Paris Short Film Festival discovers, supports and develops new talent in filmmaking, providing a platform for emerging and established filmmakers from around the world. Recognizing the important role independent films have in the history of filmmaking, storytelling, and culture, PSFF wants to help empower the next generation of artists.
The 10th PSFF will run Sept 30 - Oct 1, 2023 at the Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé cinema in central Paris.
Submissions are invited, and awards will be given, in the following categories:
– Best Short Film
– Best Short Short Film
– Best Experimental Short Film
- Best Sci-Fi Short Film
- Best Horror Short Film
- Best Animated Short Film
- Best LGBT Short Film
– Best Comedy Short Film
– Best Short Documentary
– Best Music Video
The Paris Short Film Festival welcomes any film in any genre, under 45 minutes in length.
Only digital submissions will be accepted: please upload films via FilmFreeway.
If submitters are unable to upload a screener, PSFF will accept a private Vimeo link, emailed along with the submission tracking number, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accepted filmmakers attending the festival are responsible for their own expenses.
Filmmakers certify that they have full rights to use all music in their films. All photos submitted may be used for any festivals promotions. Non-English or French-language films must have English or French subtitles, or be dubbed in English or French.