In Lyon, registration for CLAC 2022 is open

Participants can send their film until April 8th.

A city marked by cinema, since 2005 Lyon has been the scene of the student short film festival Certain L’Aiment Court, also called CLAC, organized by EMLyon. This year, the CLAC is preparing to celebrate its 18th edition with the theme of “Chimeras”. And for that, its registrations are open.

Registrations here

Are invited to participate directors whose work already produced corresponds to the theme, or other filmmakers wishing to start with this theme. Films can be submitted to the festival team until 8 April. Then, 12 short films will be chosen in competition to be screened in Lyon on May 12, 2022 in the largest UGC hall in Lyon. A jury will then be responsible for evaluating them, to determine which films will win the five festival prizes.

Among the members of the jury, we already find Ariane SeguillonFrench actress starring in the series tomorrow belongs to us (TF1), Lou Galaactress of 16 or so (2013), Tamara (2016) and The Tuches 3 (2018) and Juliette Tresanini, actress, screenwriter and director, known for her short films posted on YouTube. Like every year, Gael Labantiartistic director of the Annonay International Premier Film Festival and sponsor of the CLAC will be part of the jury.

The five prizes, with a total value of €2800, are divided between the Grand Jury Prize (with a €1000 reward for the winner), the Audience Prize (€500), the Screenplay Prize (€500), the Class Tip Prize (€500) and the BNP Prize for the best interpretation (€300). In addition, the winner of the Grand Prix will see his film presented at the Annonay festival.

The award ceremony will take place May 12. On the 11th, a masterclass will bring together the members of the jury around a theme linked to the world of cinema. This will be revealed soon. This meeting will then be followed by the CLAC Meetings, a privileged moment of exchange between the members of the jury and the festival-goers.

Last year, the CLAC brought together more than 200 festival-goers on May 19 and 20, for the masterclass and the screening of 11 films from its selection, the theme of which was “The 25th hour”. Gaël Labanti, Maryline Monthieux, Lauriane Escaffre and Jacques Chambon were members of the jury.

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