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Off de Cannes event

At the end of April 2012,  Nosce te ipsum (Know Thyself, in Latin) was projected in preview in La Jetée's projection room (headquarters of Sauve-Qui-Peut le Court Métrage, the organization which makes possible Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival) in front of 140 people who welcomed it benevolently. A month later, the film was projected on Carlton Beach during the Off de Cannes event, Cannes, France. The jury, chaired by Max Howard (producer of The Lion King), gave us ...

Nosce te ipsum - the project in few lines

" Nosce te ipsum " was born of an artistic collaboration between young creative talents and some atypical, more experienced people. It has been shot with a low budget, and with the material support of several local authorities. This alternative producing mode highlights the voluntary investment and enthusiasm of each professional who took part in the project, thus permitting the expression of a freed creativity. It has been entirely shot in Clermont-Ferrand (France) and its sur...

Cold Water

Director: Pedro Neves.
Disillusionment helps the feet enter the cold water. It’s like a whisper indifferent to the distorted music that echoes round the beach. Disillusionment makes these people beg to heaven what they cannot achieve on earth. How many are the dreams they dare not dream?

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Le Piano / Dashnamoure

Director: Levon Minasian.
Thirteen years after the Armenian city of Leninakan was destroyed in an earthquake, Loussiné, a 13 year old orphan lives with her grandfather in a "domik" – a prefabricated small house. She is dumb, but a talented pianist. To prepare for an international competition, the Ministry of Culture lends her a beautiful piano. But when the instrument is delivered, it’s clear that the trailer where they live is too small to hold a piano…

Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival

In 2011, the 33rd edition of the festival will be taking place. Three competitions will showcase the works of bold, young international talents, thus bringing greater diversity to the short film scene - a basic principle that is the source of its uniqueness and vitality. A rich programme will also be found in the retrospectives and panoramas, for the enjoyment of all audiences.

The market in Clermont Ferrand

The Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market is the favoured place of exchange between delegates from all branches of short film production worldwide. Market 2010 : 272 film organisations (against 234 in 2009), including 126 exhibitors (against 111 in 2009) / 456 producers (against 378 in 2009) / 83 buyers / 93 distributors (against 76 in 2009) / 436 festival delegates (against 415 in 2009) Exhibitors 2011 (pdf) Market map 2011 (pdf) Market screenings 2011 (pdf) Order form 2011 (pdf) Vide...

Films competing at Clermont Ferrand: the selection

23rd International Competition The International Competition is a rare moment, full of magic, where films from a wide spectrum intersect. Animated gems, documentaries, brilliant comedies, down-to-earth fictions, genre films or graduation shorts from some of the finest film schools out there will undoubtedly take you on a unique journey into young film creation. Just relax and enjoy the thrill. A simultaneous English translation of films by headphones and French subtitles will be provided....

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Portugal sets ahead international co-production of Portuguese short films

IndieLisboa and Curtas Vila do Conde Film Festivals, the Euro Connection antennas in Portugal, selected a project and an observer production company to be present at the marketplace for short film co-production in Europe that will be held at Clermont-Ferrand, on February 2nd, 2010.   From a range of six biding projects, the chosen project was "Rafa" by João Salaviza which will participate in the pitching. The production company that will observe the presented p...

The Survivor of the hippocampus

Director: Julien Lecat.
Diane, a hardened woman, manages a brothel in the 2030s. Frank Richard, a smuggler and old friend, drowns his sorrows in alcohol, trying to escape the memory of his dead brother. He convinces Diane to enter his brain in order to erase this memory. She will make astonishing discoveries…


Since 1986, Videoformes explores and presents artistic creation in video and digital arts that experiment and create new forms and languages.Videoformes presents videos, installations, performances, debates and night screenings in open public space. Clermont-Ferrand - France


VIDEOFORMES annually organizes an international video and new media art festival. This event highlights the quality of the works and artists presented in the festival through exhibitions, screenings, performances, live video and music and meetings.


Since 1986, VIDEOFORMES is an international video and new media art event dedicated to innovative contemporary artists of the moving image : multimedia installations, experimental video films, performances, web art, etc.

Clermont-ferrand Short Film Festival

3 competitions: International, National and Lab for 35mm, Beta SP Pal, Digibeta Pal. 12 theaters. 132,000 admissions in 2007. 3,000 professionals attend the Short Film Market. A Market catalogue describing more around 5,000 new titles.

Traces De Vie

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Clermond Ferrand Shorts program highlights

31st CLERMONT-FERRAND INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVALMusical and Netherlands...January 30 - February 7, 200931st Edition: Safe as HousesComing up on its thirty-first edition, the Clermont-Ferrand film festival proves, once again, that short films are safe as houses. Whether you’re talking about our three competitions or the numerous panoramas and retrospectives, cut-rate is not in our vocabulary. Short films remain a long-term guarantee for living, imaginative cinema, and in that regard, Cl...

Stella / Sylvie Verheyde

             A year in the life of a young middle school student in Paris in 1977. Eleven-year-old Stella lives outside Paris in a working-class neighborhood. Her parents run a bar and she attends a prestigious Parisian School, where she meets Gladys, the daughter of two intellectual Argentinean Jewish exiles.Through the songs of that era and the books that Stella discovers at her friend's house, she slowly enters another dime...

Very Short Movies Festival opens tomorrow in LA

The 4-day Very Short Movies Festival opens tomorrow Thursday March 8 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.VSM Festival has announced that both 2007 OSCAR® Winners for the best short films, along with four 2007 OSCAR® Nominees, will be screened during the Festival Opening Night. On Friday evening, the Spotlight will be on France's top shorts including the 2007 Grand Prize of the Clermont-Ferrand Festival.During the Festival, 48 nominated short movies out of 500+ submissions will be screened. 40...

Clermont Ferrand Market celebrates 20th

27th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival: January 30 to February 4, 2005The Market is celebrating its twentieth anniversaryCreated in 1986 by the Festival organisers to encourage the short film industry, the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market has become the leading market of its kind.The leading market of its kindIn twenty years, the Clermont film market has become as important for short films as the Cannes film market is for feature films, and maybe even more so: it is a stage which focuses on...