FESTIVAL D’ANGERS

SELECTION AND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Approximately ten first feature films, twenty first short films, twenty animated films and about thirty films made by students from European film schools are selected for the competition by a Selection Committee.

Competitive selections:

The PREMIERS PLANS Festival competition is open to the films which have the followings characteristics (all the films must have been completed after January, 1, 2008):

  1. EUROPEAN FIRST FEATURE FILMS
    • first or second feature films (previous feature films, either on video formats or made for television, are not considered)
    • produced or co-produced mainly in Europe
    • running time of over 59 minutes
    • 35 mm format standard prints
    • commercially unreleased in France
  2. EUROPEAN FIRST SHORT FILMS
    • produced or co-produced mainly in Europe (not student films)
    • running time less than 59 minutes
    • 35 mm format standard prints
  3. FRENCH FIRST SHORT FILMS
    • produced or co-produced in France (not student films)
    • running time less than 59 minutes
    • 35 mm format standard prints
  4. EUROPEAN STUDENT FILMS
    • running time less than 59 minutes
    • produced or co-produced in a European film school or university.
    • 35 mm or video are the allowed formats.
  5. EUROPEAN ANIMATED FILMS (student films and first short films)
    • first short film or student film
    • running time less than 59 minutes
    • produced or co-produced mainly in Europe
    • 35 mm or video are the allowed formats.

Sections out of competition:

  • FREE STYLE (experimental films)
  • NEXT SHOT! (short films by directors whose previous film(s) has(have) been selected in competition)

AWARDS

Total amount of €200,000.

Registration

The registration must be sent by mail at the expense of the candidate or dropped off to the address below.

Your registration must include :

  • the fullfilled and signed entry form
  • a DVD of your film
  • a dialogue list in French or English if the VHS or DVD is not subtitled

Event dates: 22-31 january 2010

Application form: http://fs18.formsite.com/premiersplans/form350137912/index.html

Contact:

FESTIVAL D’ANGERS
54 rue Beaubourg
75003 Paris
France
phone: 33 1 42 71 53 70
fax: 33 1 42 71 01 11
paris@premiersplans.org