article 1 - dates and venues
The Très Court International Film Festival is organised by Nanosphère Productions.
The Nineteenth Edition of the Très Court International Film Festival takes place from 9 to 18 of June 2017 in Paris, as well as in all projection places associated to the event. Should any unforeseen problem occur, Nanosphère Productions 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 2017.
The directors have to send their completed and signed registration form, either printed by postal mail at: Très Court International Film Festival - 34 rue Piat - 75020 Paris - France
or scanned by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 2017. 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 Nanosphère Productions 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 - 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 7 - 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 2016, 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.