You have directed a film in relation with fine crafts? The call for film submissions is extended until June 15, 2017.

The International Film Festival for Fine Crafts – FIFMA has launched its call for film submissions for its next edition which will take place March 8 – 11, 2018 at Le Méliès cinema in Montreuil, and in Pantin and Bagnolet for the school audiences. Applications for the pre-selection of films are extended until June 15, 2017.


The call for film submissions is open to directors, professionals and amateurs from around the world. All genres and formats may be submitted, from documentary to animation film, as well as drama and experimental film.

The films may feature the theme of fine crafts according to diverse approaches, through subjects as vast as architecture, fashion, landscape, heritage, anthropology or art history; in the form of performances, craftsmen and artists’ portraits…

After selection by an expert committee from the world of cinema and fine craft professions, around forty films will be held officially for participation in the competition.

At the end of the projections, 8 prizes with a total value of € 13,500 will be awarded by a jury.

Entries for shortlisting must be submitted online at

The Prizes
Grand Prize – € 3,000/ Heritage Prize – € 1,500  / Contemporary Prize – € 1,500 
Short Film Prize – € 1,500 / Young Director Prize – € 1,500 / Audience Prize – € 1,500 
Young Audience Prize Primary Schools – € 1,500 €
Young Audience Prize Secondary/High Schools – € 1,500 €
Attributed by the students


* 2 steps are necessary to submit your film to FIFMA : you need first to upload your film on the platform, and once your film is uploaded and all the obligatory fields are completed, you need to apply to the FIFMA. Providing dematerialized films to festivals (no need to send a DVD) is paid for using credits. Your account must have credits to be able to apply to festivals. You can buy credits online in the “MyAccount” tab. Price for one unit is €2.50. With one unit you can submit until 10 films to a same festival.

Even though the Filmfestplatform can only accept films of less than 60 minutes’ duration, films longer than 60 minutes are accepted into the competition and must also be uploaded online. For such films, a duration of 59 minutes should be indicated and right-holders should contact the festival team to let them know the exact duration of the film.

How to submit a film on Filmfest Platform

For more information or in case of need for help in submitting your film online:
+ 33 (0) 1 44 01 01 91


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