The Cinéfondation Selection of the Festival de Cannes, the aim of which is to discover new talented filmmakers, presents each year about 20 films (fiction and animation) from film schools all over the world.

Film’s registration criteria:

  • 60 min. running time max
  • Made during the 18 months preceding the Festival
  • Not yet presented at a major international festival (except in its country of origin)


  • Documentaries are not accepted
  • Films from film schools have to be registered with the Cinéfondation Selection and cannot be registered for the Short Film Competition

To see detailed rules and regulations check out the official website, in order to submit check out the submission platform.

Dealine to apply: February 15th, 2020