The Call for Entries for the 53rd Directors’ Fortnight is now open

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53rd edition

The Directors’ Fortnight is organised by the French Directors’ Guild


The call for entries for the 2021 Directors’ Fortnight is being announced in an exceptional context,
with the hope that the situation evolves favourably and allows us to welcome films and audiences under optimum conditions.

While being fully aware of the seriousness of the health crisis, we are nonetheless working on our 53rd edition
and we send our support and best wishes to our fellow organizers whose festivals have been cancelled.


>> Application deadline for feature films: May 14, 2021
>> Application deadline for short and medium-length films: April 30, 2021


« Among the Cannes Film Festival different sections, the Directors’ Fortnight distinguishes itself by its freedom of thinking, it non-competitive character and its true intention of sharing its films (…) »

Luc Moullet

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« The Directors’ Fortnight has always been the homeland for the passion of cinema and the place for imagination. »

Werner Herzog


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