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PROGRAMME



Revealing new European directors through a selection of a hundred first films, this is one of the main objective of the Festival.

The call for entries for the next edition will be online mid-June.



Competition

Young European filmmakers are invited to Angers to present their first films to the audience, industry professionals and press. More than 80 films are screened in 8 official categories: European and French feature films, Diagonales, European and French short films, European student films, European animated films and Short films for kids. 170.000 Euros in awards are given out by juries and the public at the end of the festival.

The public readings of first feature and short scripts are also part of the competition.
 
hors competition

Out of competition

A selection of films out of competition is presented in different categories: Next Shots, a selection of films by young directors following their discovery at the Festival, Air Numérique, web movies or VR, My first session, various programs of European short films to discover from 3 years old and From the page to the screen, public reading of the short film already shot following by the screening of the film.
 

Events

This selection presents the films screened during the opening and closing ceremonies, previews and special screenings. Films are announced in early January.

 

AWARDS

The details of the awards.

 

JURYS

The composition of the official jury will be annonced in early January.


The Festival give the opportunity to discover film history and heritage thanks to retrospectives on national cinematographies, tributes to major and unrecognized authors and actors, programmes on specific themes.

Tributes and retrospectives will be annouced in October.