International Selection

Jury’s Grand Prize

3 000 € offered by Grand Poitiers

Jury’s Special Prize

1 500 € offered by the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Regional Council

Best Director Prize

1 500 € offered by the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Regional Council

Best Screenplay Prize

1 000 € offered by the University of Poitiers

Student Jury’s Prize

1 500 € offered by the University of Poitiers

Audience Prize

1 500 € offered by the Poitiers Film Festival

French Critics’ Discovery Prize

Inscription at Short Film Corner | Rendez-vous Industry 2024 (Cannes Film Festival)

Amnesty International France Prize

400 € offered by Amnesty International France

Manifest Prize

Integration of the film in the sales catalogue for 3 years and distribution in festivals for 1 year offered by Manifest

The “Agence du court métrage” (Short Film Agency) gives all winners from the International Selection 10 FilmFest credits to facilitate registering their films with member festivals.

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Jury’s Prize

2 days with a mixing professional for the filmmaker’s next movie offered by the Alhambra Studios
10 FilmFest credits, 1-year subscription to Brefcinema offered by L’Agence du court métrage.

High-school students’ Prize

500 € offered by the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Regional Council

Audience Prize

Free registration to Short Film Corner 2024

International Student Jury Prize

Creation of the English subtitles for the director laureate offered by VOSTAO

Cross-cutting awards

L’Extra Court Prize

Acquisition of the film for the “Extra Court” catalogue for its projection before screenings offered by the Agency.


International Selection

  • Elie Grappe, director
    Elie Grappe studied at the conservatory in Lyon and then at the ECAL, where he created the short films Répétition and Suspendu. In 2021, his first feature Olga won the SACD Prize at “La Semaine de la Critique” in Cannes. This film was Switzerland’s submission to the Oscars in 2022 and received the Swiss Film Award.
  • Matthias Joulaud, director
    After studying photography and drawing at the Beaux Arts de Paris, Matthias Joulaud went on to pursue film by entering the filmmaking track of the ECAL/HEAD master’s program. He regularly navigate between the practice of documentary, fiction, and clips. In 2019, he founded the La Maison Momo association in partnership with his co-filmmaker and friend Lucien Roux. In 2022, they won the French Critics’ Discovery Prize at the Poitiers Film Festival for their film Ramboy.
  • Katia Khazak, producer
    Katia Khazak studied film at the Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris III. In 2014, she joined the production company Aurora Films and produced in particular, with Charlotte Vincent, the films Retour à Séoul by Davy Chou (Un Certain Regard – Cannes 2022), Dirty Difficult Dangerous by Wissam Charaf [p. 23] (Giornate Degli Autori – Venice International Film Festival 2022), and La Bête dans la jungle by Patrick Chiha (Panorama – Berlin 2023).
  • Khadija Kouyaté, actress, writer and director
    Actress, author and stage director, Khadija Kouyaté joins the CNSAD after studying at Paris 3 University. She creates the Marée rouge Company and in 2021 stages her first play De ultĭo ou les yeux de Cedda. She makes her screen acting debut in the film Sages-femmes by Léa Fehner (2023)
  • Catherine Paillé, scriptwriter
    Catherine Paillé studied at the Fémis. She has co-written films such as Gente de bien by Franco Lolli, Les Ogres by Léa Fehner, À l’abordage by Guillaume Brac, Shéhérazade by Jean-Bernard Marlin, and Sauvages, the next film by Claude Barras

So French!

  • Amandine Alamichele
  • Clément Bigot
  • Marie Sizorn

The French Union of Film Critics Jury

  • Ludovic Béot, movie critic at Inrockuptibles
  • Lisa Durand, movie critic at Sorociné
  • Raphaëlle Pireyre, movie critique at AOC, Bref, Trois couleurs

Student Jury

  • Mathilde Bardon Histoire de l’Art et Archéologie
  • Colin BlondelSciences de la vie
  • Mathilde CaillouetAnthropologie parcours ethnographie et écritures audiovisuelles
  • Cassandre ChalotGestion
  • Zian DelageEconomie gestion
  • Nina DesdoitsArts du spectacle
  • Noah MartinettiHistoire

Amnesty International France Jury

  • Josette Barbotin
  • Zoé Hurter
  • Myriam Meunier
  • Michel Quantin
  • Maxence Sanchez

International Student Jury

  • Rios Beatrice – United States
  • Claros Medina Alfredo Aldo – Peru
  • Wu Qian – China
  • Chaggar Raminder – India
  • Jiang Yiwen –  China

High School Student Jury