Always keen about offering the best of the local or worldwide cinema, as well as being able to allow the creators and their creations to reach the best audience, the Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue opens its 2021 film submission season to prepare for the exceptional 40th edition of the Festival.
Short, medium and full features are welcome. All production (fiction, documentary, animation) must have been produced after January 1st 2019 and must not have been commercially exploited in Canada. Please note that for the competitive section, films must necessarily be in original version in French or with French subtitles. Selected movies for the official competition all get a chance to win one of the six prizes given during the closing night.
To submit a film, simply go on the Festival’s website homepage, at https://festivalcinema.ca/ and choose the right form to fill, depending on the category of your film (short, medium or full length feature). The due date for a submission for a short or medium feature is June 28th 2021, and for full length films, the latest to submit is on August 2nd 2021.
The 40th Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue will be held from October 30th to November 4th 2021. The event Espace court will happen, as usual, 2 days before the official Festival opening, on October 28th and 29th 2021.
23 August 2021
The Abitibi-Témiscamingue International Film Festival finally reveals the visuals of its 40th edition, a tribute to Gilles Carle, director, filmmaker, and artist.Read the news
4 March 2021
The Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue opens its 2021 film submission season to prepare for the exceptional 40th edition of the FestivalRead the news
17 November 2020
It has already been a few days since the closing night of our dear 39th Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Festival-goers, volunteers, team members and partners have demonstrated an amazing capacity to adapt, in a creative manner, for us all to live this Festival, a 2020 different edition, but also deeply joyous. Let us remind ourselves of all the good times.Read the news