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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 films for the 2025 edition is open until 27 September:
- Online registration

Find the films of the official selection 2024 and the complete programme of the 2024 edition (in french)

competition©  Kinescope Films - Christopher Behrmann


Young European filmmakers are invited to Angers to present their first films to the audience, industry professionals and press. About 100 films are screened in 7 official categories: European feature films, Diagonales, European and French short films, European student films, European animated films and Short films for kids.
Scrips are read in public by professional actors.
hors competition© Carole Bethuel


Unreleased films in previews and "cartes blanches" to discover nuggets and references of genre cinema.

© 1015! Prod, Lupa Film, Box Prod, Film in Evolution, Fourier Films, Mikino, Les Films du Camélia

Opening / Closing

The opening and closing ceremonies are followed by a film preview.
© Melusine, Le Pacte, British Film Institute, Ffilm Cymru Wales CBC


A selection of previews, presented by the film teams, in collaboration with the French independent distributors.


© Sandrine Jousseaume

Special screenings

Meetings with jury members and the residents of the Ateliers d'Angers, Films d'ici....

© Gilles Marchand


The presidents and members of the Feature Film, Short Film and Diagonales juries will be announced in early January.


Find the list of prizes awarded to the films in competition.