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May 16, 2023

Clermont-Ferrand 2024

SCA IR, Festivals & Distribution


Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2024:

submit your film!

The Clermont-Ferrand international Short Film Festival is the largest and most important International Film Festival and Market dedicated to short film in the world.

Each year, Industry Relations Sandrine Faucher Cassidy, Senior Director Talent Development, Festivals & Distribution, is present there to help attending SCA students and alumni navigate the festival. But also, to promote all student and alumni projects at the Market to film buyers and programmers. Last year we had 67? films under the USC umbrella at the Market!

Submission Deadlines: July 11th, 2023 for films completed in 2022 (between October 1st and December 31st, 2022)
October 3rd, 2023 for films completed in 2023. Click here to submit your short film


Registration fee: Free of charge (There may be a small fee in the form of stamps to upload and submit your film via Short Film Depot)


  • Films completed after: October 1st, 2022
  • Maximum running time: 40 minutes
  • Origin: All countries (except France)
  • Festival screening format: DCP

Once you’ve submitted your USC or independent project, please email Sandrine ( and cc O’Shea” ( your password protected Vimeo link, film title, Production number (if applicable) and synopsis. Email subject should be Clermont 2024 – Title of your film.

All the films entered in competition for the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival also qualify (free of charge) for their Short Film Market. All films submitted to the festival will be referenced in the short film market catalog with a photo, synopsis, key info and contact details for production and sales. For USC Student shorts, put Sandrine Cassidy as your sales contact.


Award winners and juries on stage during the 2023 closing ceremony. © BC  

After last year’s 45th edition, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival establishes itself once again as the world's largest short film festival, thanks to our massive audience. 

The next edition will take place from February 2nd to 10th, 2024 and submissions are now open! You can send your shorts for free via the online platform ShortFilmDepot.





 The Forum area during the 2023 Short Film Market. ©CD

Clermont-Ferrand is also the Short Film Market:

Contact Information

Name: O'Shea" Myles
Phone: 2137404432