Animated short films production fund

This support for production concerns animated short films which are intended primarily for cinema release, regardless of the director's nationality.

To begin the application you must click on the ONLINE REGISTRATION button just bellow and then create a new profile.


Animation techniques can be: puppets, objects, pixilation, clay, papers, cut-outs, low-relief, paint or sand on glass, drawing on paper or celluloid, computer 2D. 3D computer animation is excluded.

The project can be submitted directly by the director or by a short film production company, acting as an executive producer. In the case of foreign films, the French executive producer can file an application for the project (upon presentation of the coproduction contract). The producer will have to take on the artistic, technical and financial responsibility of the project and be able to provide a signed contract for transfer of copyright with the project's author(s)/director(s).

The animation must not have started before the meeting date of the professional committee in charge of assessing the project as you will have to do all the animation of the film in residence up to 6 months.

Registrations open until February 10th, 2023, 12:00 (Paris Time) - opening of the applications: January 10th - 9:00 (Paris Time)

Incomplete files after the deadline, will be sent as they are to the jury without any possiblity to add new documents until the preselection results, or, they will be considered as ineligible.

The next committee meeting will take place online on Tuesday April 25th, 2023. Preselection will be announced in the beginning of April 2023 by email. Please don't ask for the results. I f we don't send them to you it means that we don't have the results...

If you have any questions or encounter difficulties when registering online, please contact Pauline Martin ( before Thursday February 9th 2023, 17:00 (Paris Time).


Ciclic Animation

Save the dates for 2023:

Spring session: opening of the applications: January 27th - application deadline: February 10th (12:00 - Paris Time) - meeting with the jury for selected projects (April 25th)

Autumn session: opening of the applications: September 1rst - application deadline: September 15th (12:00 - Paris Time) - meeting with the jury for selected projects (November 28th)