2nd Annual

Excuse My French

June 29, 2018 to June 29, 2018

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19 rue Bachelet
Paris 75018
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Phone: +33616090087
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OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Short Films under 30 minutes
Documentary Films
Music Video
Short Films under 5 minutes

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

IMDB ELIGIBLE FESTIVAL
Excuse My French is a festival exclusively dedicated to independent short films screenings. The festival aims to bring to Paris several films loved all around the world, but very few times (sometimes never!) screened in our great city.

Each edition, we work hard to make one of the best movies line up in French festivals!
- screening in an historical venue
- a full audience event
- DCP screening to provide the best quality experience to our audience
- a teaser for all the movies in premiere (https://youtu.be/dhlWNLZDphI)
- IMDB certified awards
- a media partners to cover the event
- an international jury, lead by world famous artist Laura Satana
- interview and original certificate for award winners (http://excusemyfrench-festival.com/releases/henningsson/)
- Individual feedback for all the movies after the screening
- a damn cool experience!

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Excuse My French loves all genres of independent cinema: unique, intriguing, imaginative, stylised, explicit or just different from what we are used to watch…

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PROCESS
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Each film is seen and rated by a committee of three persons, including Excuse My French Festival organizers: Magali Souart and Fabio Soares.
All the movies are seen by the committee, there is no “pass by” accepted.
Members of the committee can’t be involved in any way, in movies taking part of the official selection.

JURY
The jury is composed by professionals from TV & Cinema, the list and CV of EMF Jury are available on our website.
The jury takes part to the screening in Paris and decide about the awards, except the audience award, given by the audience.
Excuse My French Festival organizers do not take part to the jury and respect their final decisions.

SCREENING
The mythical movie theatre “Studio des Ursulines” will host Excuse My French Film Festival, which third edition will happen in June 25th 2018.

AWARDS
Awards are IMDB eligible.
Best Movie / Best Director / Best Actress / Best Actor / Best Screenplay / Best original Score are chosen by the Jury. A Special award will be given by the Audience.
Winners will receive the original certificat by mail, an interview will be published.

ORGANIZERS

Fabio Soares; Magali Souart

GENERAL RULES

FORMAT :
Short films of any genre and format up to 30 minutes are accepted

LANGUAGE :
All films must be French spoken or have English/French subtitles

PRODUCTION YEAR :
The production year shouldn’t be earlier than 2014

PREMIERE :
There is no premiere requirement.

ENTRIES
A filmmaker can submit multiple films.



TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Decisions of the selection committee are final.
We are not responsible for any copyright infringement of your material and you give us the permission to publish your images, poster and trailer on our website and/or social media pages.