Rules

article 1 - dates and venues

The Très Court International Film Festival is organised by Tout en Très Court and Nanosphère Productions (hereafter refered to as "the Festival").
The Twentieth Edition of the Très Court International Film Festival takes place from 1 to 10 of June 2018 in Paris, as well as in all projection places associated to the event. Should any unforeseen problem occur, the Festival reserves the right to cancel or modify the dates and venues of the event.

article 2 - conditions for registration

The films should not exceed four minutes. They must contain a title and credits. The deadline for registration is 15 of February 2018.
The directors have to send their completed and signed registration form, either printed by postal mail at: Très Court International Film Festival - 33bis rue Terre Neuve - 75020 Paris - France
or scanned by email at inscriptions@trescourt.com.
They send their films either via our internet download platform trescourt.wetransfer.com or on DVD by postal mail. DVDs won't be sent back to submitters.
One director may group several Très Courts by completing a separate form for each film.

article 3 - selection

The selection committee of the festival views the works of the candidates and selects those who will participate to the international competition and the Women's Words competition. The list of selected candidates (or films) will be available on www.trescourt.com from 17 of April 2018. The registered films, even not included in any of these competitions, could be selected in a non-competitional program under the "Around the Très Courts" label.
The directors of the selected films will be contacted and, if the quality of the viewing copy of their film is not satisfactory, they will have to send a new copy in better quality within 10 days.
If a copy appear to be in a very poor quality, a previously selected film may be removed from the selection.

article 4 - rights

Participants give to the Festival without compensation the right to broadcast selected films for public screenings of the festival, selection board screenings and press screenings. They also give the right to reproduce images or excerpts of less than a minute of these films for distribution in the press, on TV channels and on the Internet.

article 5 - internet

If they agree, participants can authorize to broadcast their film on the web spaces of the Très Court International Film Festival, by checking the appropriate box on the registration form.

article 6 - screenings beyond the dates of the festival

If they agree, participants can authorize to broadcast their film in the frame of promotional or retrospective screenings, or in the frame of l'Instant Très Court (see linstant.trescourt.com), by checking the appropriate box on the registration form.

article 7 - Très Court film market

The registered films may be included in a catalogue of the Très Courts for professionals and may be viewed on demand by accredited persons. The contact details of the directors and producers will be made available to any interested professionals.

article 8 - jury and awards

The jury of the international competition will give the following prizes: "Grand Prix", "Animation Award", and "Originality Award".
The Public Award will be annonced on 24 of June 2018, after analysis of all votes of the public, on www.trescourt.com.
The jury of Women's Words competition will give the Women's Rights Award.
The amounts of the prizes are available on www.trescourt.com. They can be changed until the date of the announcement of the selected films.