One of the most prestigious and publicized film festivals in the world, the Cannes International film Festival is now calling for entries. It is an annual film festival that usually holds at the Festivals of Congress, Cannes, France. the festival has launched the careers of some notable directors like Quentin Tarantin and Steven Soderbergh. The call for submission of short and feature film is March 3, 2014 and March 7, 2014 respectively. If you are a director and you have a movie that was shot in the last year please hurry and take advantage of this opportunity.
Only films (feature and short) that meet the following conditions may be chosen for invitation to the Official Selection:
• Films that have been produced during the twelve months preceding the Festival
• Films whose distribution is limited to its country of origin
• Films that have not been presented in any international motion picture event. If the film (feature or short) has been selected in an international section (competitive or not) of a festival, it becomes ineligible for the Festival de Cannes. A selection is international if it presents films from different countries.
• Films that have not been shown on the Internet
• Short films that do not exceed 15 minutes in length, including credits
In order to be selected in the short film competition, your film must be less than 15 minutes long (including credits).
In order to be selected as a feature film, your film must be more than 60 minutes long.
The Festival de Cannes does not accept films that have a duration between 15 and 60 minutes.
All short films (from 1 to 35 minutes) can be registered for the Short Film Corner: a meeting place dedicated to short films inside the Festival de Cannes.
You can also contact the Directors’ Fortnight or the Critics’ Week which are parallel sections of the Festival de Cannes.
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION AND FOR RECEPTION