Amiens International Film Festival


Years running: 44 (since 1980)

Amiens International Film Festival

Amiens International Film Festival.


The aim of the Festival is to promote films contributing to the expression of the identity of a people, of an ethnic minority or to the understanding of a culture. Amiens International Film Festival focuses on the cinemas of Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Two international selections in competition:

  • a selection of full-length fiction films;
  • a selection of short fiction films;

An European selection in competition:

  • a selection of short fiction films;

A national selection in competition:

  • a selection medium French films;

Two information sections (Off Competition and World Films);

A tribute to a director, an actor and to the film-making of a country.


The  full-length  fiction  film  «Grand  Prix»  (Golden  Unicorn)  will  be  provided  with  a  €  7,500  support  for distribution  (paid distributor  in France), a promotional campaign worth € 25,000 on CINE+ channels and support for subtitling a value of € 2,500 offred by Titra/TVS for distributor.


May take part in the competition:

  • any fiction film (full-length or short) completed after September 15, 2021;
  • exclusive (that has not been commercially shown inFrance, has not been broadcast on French TV channels and has not been presented at any other festival inFrance, except Cannes Film Festival).

The signed  registration  form considered as  the entry must be sent back  to  theAmiens  international  film festival with the following documents :

  • a DVD of the film;
  • film synopsis (in French and English);
  • a set of photos of the film and of the director (colour or black and white);
  • a biofilmography of the director;
  • film dialogues (in French or English), only for non subtitled films and for those in a language other than French;
  • press excerpts.

Subtitles language: French, English

Premiere Requirements

World premiere required.




Official Website



Festival international du film d’Amiensc/o M.C.A.
Place Léon Gontier
F-80000 Amiens

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    June 01, 2022
  • Deadline
    June 30, 2022
  • Event Dates
    11 — 19 November 2022
Categories & Fees
  • Deadline — free
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