Festival National du Film Scolaire (4)


07 Nov 2023
Call for entries

30 Apr 2024
Festival closed

30 Jun 2024
Notification date

01 Jun 2024
30 Jun 2024


-,  -, Lyon, -, France

Festival description
Short film festival

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Any language
 Any language
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Festival start: 01 June 2024      Festival end: 30 June 2024

What is the National School Film Festival?

The National School Film Festival is the first national cultural and educational event around film creation in schools. The objective is to develop image education in establishments and the creativity of students around a unifying, motivating and quality event.

Festival progress


Film screenings, masterclasses, cinema workshops, and other activities


Best Film Award, Best Screenplay Award, Special Jury Prize, Best Direction...


Made up of cinema and education professionals


Closing ceremony of the festival, in the presence of the jury, the winners and the guests


All the winning films of the festival will be broadcast on France 3

Best Film Award, Best Screenplay Award, Special Jury Prize, Best Direction...



Who can participate?

The festival is open to schools, colleges and high schools from all academies in France and outside France.

Teachers can register an entire class or a group of students.

The festival is also open to MJCs, cultural centers and any other structure working with students of school age.

This festival is an opportunity for teachers:

- To enlist students in a project related to image education.

- To master the techniques of designing and producing an audiovisual work.

- To integrate digital learning tools into teaching.

- To create a dynamic and motivating class or workshop project.


Participants can benefit from support, offered by the Court Cadeau association, via a Culture Pass offer. etablissements@festivalfilmscolaire.com for more information.

“Sport” category
The theme of the 2024 edition is “Sport”: through the production of a film (fiction, animation,
documentary, etc.), students will have to deal with the theme of sport.

“Favorite” category
Without constraints of time or theme, this selection offers young filmmakers the opportunity to
present their creations from the last three years.

The Realization

• Projects can be done as a whole class or in a group.

• There is no limit on the number of projects accepted per establishment.

• The maximum duration of the film is 5 to 7 minutes, credits included for the sports category

• No constraints, theme or time for the favorite category.

• All forms are accepted: fiction, documentary, animated film, etc.

• The music used and the images integrated into the production must be cited in the credits.

• Teachers are responsible for the films presented. They must send to
at the festival the image rights authorizations of the participants.

Reception of the films

The film file, with an image resolution of at least 1080p, must be transmitted via a link.
viewing, at etablissement@festivalfilmscolaire.com (deadline to be determined)

Authorizations for the use of images, filming, and broadcasting for students appearing in
the screen must also be attached when submitting the projects.

Festival Calendar

• September 2023 - End of April 2024: Registration

• Reception of films: Early June 2024

• Ticket office opening to attend the festival: October 2023



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