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29 November 2018 à 13:08

French shorts honored abroad: November 2018

Between mid-October and the end of November, 245 short French films (or French coproductions) lit up the screens of 17 international film festivals with which UniFrance collaborates.

In Greece, the USA, Brazil, Germany, South Korea, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Canada, and Italy, 30 films were honored with  41 awards. Among them let us mention the debut film by Léopold Kraus, Speck of Dust (photo), presented for the first time in the USA where it won a Hollywood Silver Screen Prize and also received the prestigious Global Grand Jury Prize.

Thess International Short Film Festival (Greece): October 16-21

Cinematic Achievement Awards, directing

Hollywood Film Festival (USA): October 22-28

Curtacinema (Brazil): October 24-31

DOK Leipzig (Germany): October 29-November 4

Asiana International Short Film Festival in Seoul (South Korea): November 1-6

Leeds International Film Festival (United Kingdom): November 1-15

Winterthur International Short Film Festival (Switzerland): November 6-11

Barcelona Independent Film Festival (L'Alternativa) (Spain): November 12-18

Espinho International Animated Film Festival (Cinanima) (Portugal): November 12-18

La Cabina International Medium-Length Film Festival (Valencia) (Spain): November 14-24

International Festival of Francophone Film in Acadie (FICFA) (Canada): November 15-23

Rome Independent Film Festival (Italy): November 16-23

Berlin International Short Film Festival (Interfilm) (Germany): November 19-25

Berlin International Short Film Festival for Children and Youth (Kuki) (Germany): November 19-25

Most of these films can be viewed at the Short Film Gallery

Selective Promotion Funding (November 27 session)

Among the 9 films submitted, the viewing committee, composed of two representatives of international festivals, a television exhibitor, two film directors, and four producers, selected:

Initiative Subsidies (November 27 session)

Implemented in 2018, this new funding exclusively concerns the specific activities undertaken to encourage the distribution and exhibiting of a short film or a program of short films abroad. For example: theatrical distribution, a presentation at a specific event in a festival or a museum, exhibiting via a platform, or any other initiative of a sort that will enhance and highlight the excellence of French short film production.

For the inaugural session, 4 out of 8 submissions were favorably received: 

Author : Short Film Department

Latest update : 02 December 2018 à 13:08 CET

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Asiana International Short Film Festival in Seoul - 2018

Type : Short film festival

Theme : International festival

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Berlin International Short Film Festival (Interfilm) - 2018

Type : Short film festival

Theme : International festival

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Berlin International Short Film Festival for Young and Children (Kuki) - 2018

Type : Short film festival

Theme : Films for children and youth

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Curtacinema - 2018

Type : Short film festival

Theme : International festival

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Espinho International Animated Film Festival (Cinanima) - 2018

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : Animation

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Hollywood Film Festival - 2018

Type : Feature film and short film festival

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Independent Film Festival of Barcelone (L'Alternativa) - 2018

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : International festival

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International Festival of Francophone Film in Acadie (FICFA) - 2018

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : French-language

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Leeds International Film Festival - 2018

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : International festival

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Leipzig - International Documentary and Animated Film Festival - 2018

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : International festival

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RIFF - 2018

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : International festival

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TISFF - 2018

Type : Short film festival

Theme : International festival

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Winterthur International Short Film Festival - 2018

Type : Short film festival

Theme : International festival

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