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Paris World Cinema Festival is an important event for independent filmmakers, showcasing the best in cutting-edge cinema from around the world. The festival is run by a prestigious jury panel made up of industry professionals and festival directors from reputed film schools.

Held once in 2 months in Paris, the festival features a diverse selection of films, including feature-length narratives, documentaries, and shorts. The festival also accepts scripts in different genres. The festival also includes Q&A sessions with filmmakers, and special reviews, providing audiences with an in-depth look at the world of independent filmmaking.

The festival prides itself on its commitment to promoting new and emerging talent, with a particular focus on supporting both local and global filmmakers and screenwriters. The festival also provides a platform for underrepresented voices in the industry, including women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ filmmakers.

The festival is open to submissions from all over the world, and accepts entries in all genres, including fiction, non-fiction, and animation. The festival jury, made up of respected industry professionals, carefully considers each entry and selects the films that will be screened at the festival.

The festival is a must-attend event for anyone interested in independent filmmaking and offers a unique opportunity to see the latest and greatest in cutting-edge cinema, while also providing a platform for new and emerging talent. It is an event that is eagerly anticipated by film lovers, filmmakers and industry professionals alike.

Paris World Cinema Festival provides a platform to showcase their work to a global audience. The festival is known for its commitment to promoting new and emerging talent, and has a reputation for discovering and supporting independent filmmakers from around the world.

The festival also provides a unique opportunity to network with industry professionals, including festival directors, producers, and distribution executives. Filmmakers and screenwriters will have the chance to participate Q&A sessions, panel discussions and other events that allow them to connect with and learn from their peers.

Another great reason to submit to this festival is the prestige that comes with being selected. The festival is run by a prestigious jury panel made up of industry professionals and festival directors from reputed film schools. Being selected for the festival is a significant accomplishment and can lead to increased visibility and opportunities for the filmmaker.

The festival awards cash prizes for the best feature film, best short film, and best director and best screenwriter. These awards can provide filmmakers and screenwriters with the financial support they need to continue creating scripts and producing independent films.

Additionally, the festival also provides opportunities for distribution and distribution deals for some of the selected films, which can help the filmmakers to reach a wider audience, and can be a major step in their careers.

Overall, submitting to Paris World Cinema Festival  is a great opportunity for filmmakers and screenwriters to showcase their work, connect with industry professionals, and potentially win recognition and financial support for their projects.

  1. All films submitted to Paris World Cinema Festival  must be independent and original productions, and essentially contain English subtitles.

  2. The festival accepts submissions in all genres, including fiction, non-fiction, and animation.

  3. Submission deadlines and fees are to be announced on the festival's website and submission platforms.

  4. All entries must be submitted online through the festival's official submission platforms.

  5. All entries must include a completed submission form, a screener of the film, and a synopsis of the film.

  6. The festival does not cover the cost of shipping or insurance for entries.

  7. The festival reserves the right to disqualify any entry that does not meet the festival's submission criteria.

  8. The festival's selection committee will notify filmmakers of their film's acceptance or rejection by the announced date.

  9. Films selected for the festival must provide a high-resolution version of the film for screening, as well as any additional materials required for exhibition, such as subtitles or closed captions.

  10. Filmmakers whose films are accepted for the festival must agree to allow the festival to use clips and stills from the film for promotional purposes.

  11. The festival reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the schedule of events.

  12. The festival will not be responsible for any damages to or loss of submitted materials.

  13. By submitting to the festival, submitters agree to the festival's terms and conditions.

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