Festival Tous Courts


Years running: 43 (since 1982)

Festival Tous Courts

International short films festival of Aix-en-Provence and surrounding area.


For more than twenty years with the same ardour every year the festival seeks films that illustrate the richness and diversity of international short film production. Its objective is to give a space to creativity and freedom, preserve cultural diversity, allow short film to get back into movie theatres, contribute to the emergence of new talents and give the audience the pleasure to (re)discover the treasures of short films. Through its numerous programs, the festival presents more than 200 films, both contemporary young creations and heritage.


  • The International Short Film Competition (10 sections)
  • The International Experimental Short Film Competition (2 sections)


  • The International Competition panel of 4-6 members shall select the winners of the International Short Film Competition.
  • The International Experimental Short Film Competition panel of 3 members shall select the winners of the International Experimental Short Film Competition.


  • Running time must not exceed 30 minutes,
  • Films must be completed after 1 January 2023,
  • Commercial films, reports and music videos will not be accepted.

Additional Information

All the films sent for the competition will be listed in the catalogue of the International Short Film Market.

The festival takes out an insurance policy which covers the film prints on its premises and during return transport. In case of theft, loss or damage during this period of time the festival can only be held responsible for the cost of the film print.

The sender is responsible for paying customs charges and one way transport of foreign films as the festival’s insurance only covers return transport.

Winners are bound by contract to mention the prize, attributed to their film on any communication media.

Screening Media Type: DCP (without KDM key), HD video file 

Audio language: any

Subtitles language: French or English

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement




Official Website




1, place John Rewald
Espace Forbin
13100, Aix-en-Provence (France)

Phone: 04 42 27 08 64
Email: contactfestivaltouscourts.com


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    February 05, 2024
  • Earlybird Deadline
    June 17, 2024
  • Notifications
    October 18, 2024
  • Event Dates
    3 — 7 December 2024
Categories & Fees

Fiction, Animation, Documentary, Experimental films produced from January 2023 (less than 30 minutes).

  • Earlybird Deadline — free
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