Committed to showcasing a unique panorama of the contemporary independent creation, the festival offers a competition of about ten feature-length films short-listed from over 1100 films coming from all over the world. Accompanied by their directors, films are running for four awards, aiming at helping the distributors when releasing their films in France.
>The audience is asked to vote after every screening. Endowed by CINE + which is offering a communication campaign on its aerials when the film is released.
>Jury award: fhe jury is made of professionals from the film industry or from the art field in general.
> Awarded by students, passionate about cinema, selected through a critic competition, Charlotte Rampling will be at their side for the
deliberation.This award is endowed by CINEFAC and letudiant.fr which will help promote the chosen film among students when it is released. Franco-Quebecker office for youth will invite one of the talents to attend the Rendez-Vous of Quebec Cinema taking place in Montréal next
> Bloggers and web award Awarded by 7 fervent film addicts usually working on the web and on whom we wanted to shed some light.
Opening film and closing film
> POLISSE, directed by Maïwenn / 2011 | France | 2h07 | numérique | couleur
Competition, 2011 Cannes Festival
> THE MONK, directed by Dominik Moll /2011 | France | 1h41 | numérique | couleur