The submissions for the 43rd edition of Cinéma du réel are now open!  

 You may submit your film to the 43rd Cinéma du réel (March 12th to 21st 2020)

>> SUBMISSION FORM

Please take note of these informations :

  • 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
  • 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

Here are the 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

>> 2021 REGULATIONS

If you have any questions regarding the entry process, please send an email to: cinereel@bpi.fr

Please note that the official selection will be published on the festival website by mid-February.