SUBMIT A FILM

The film submissions to the 43rd edition of Cinéma du réel (March 12th – 21st 2021) are now open!

The films submitted must have been completed after January 15th 2020.

Only films never screened in France (French premieres) are eligible for the International Selection, that is films that have never been screened publicly in France, broadcast on French television or broadcast on the internet on websites accessible from France. Films that do not fit this description will not be taken into considerationPriority will be given to films never screened anywhere (World premieres) and to films never screened outside of their production country/countries (International premieres). French minority coproductions will compete in the International Selection.

Only French films never screened anywhere (World premieres) are eligible for the French Selection, that is films never screened publicly, broadcast on television or broadcast on the internet anywhere in the world. Films that do not fit this description will not be taken into consideration. French majority coproductions will compete in the French Selection.

You may fill in our form by following this link.

Please make sure to meet our deadlines:

– Films completed between January 15th and August 1st 2020: Online submission duly completed and viewing material to be sent by September 30th 2020.
– Films completed after August 1st 2020: Online submission duly completed and viewing material to be sent by November 1st 2020.
– Films still under completion on November 1st 2020: Online submission duly completed by November 1st 2020 and viewing material to be sent by December 1st 2020.

Full regulations to be found here.