Entries to ONE COUNTRY ONE FILM 2021 (12th edition) from September 21st 2020 to January 29th 2021 are closed.

In order to submit you film go to our page on filmfreeway.

our clickforfestivals page.
Or our festhome page

Please download the festival's regulations at the very bottom of this page.

The 12th edition of the festival will take place in Issoire and Apchat, France from July 2nd to 11th 2021.

Unique Location :

ONE Country ONE Film is a unique festival festival taking place in three different venues located in the same beautiful countryside area in the heart of France.

Unique Concept :

Every film selected is the sole representative of its country in each of the following categories : Feature Films, Short Films, Children Films. Every year a Country is honored and several films are selected from that country. Since its creation in 2010, ONE Country ONE Film has selected 117 countries.

Send your film (short or feature, animation, fiction, experimental or documentary) and be the only one to represent your country at ONE Country ONE Film 2021 - 12th edition!!

The Awards and Cash Prizes are :

Best Fiction Feature (55 minutes or more) : 1000 €
Best Fiction Short (54 minutes or less) : 400 €
Best Documentary : 400 €
Best Animation : 400 €

The Honor Awards are :

The Feature Films Public Award
The Short Films Public Award
The Young Public Award
The Young Jury Award

What films can participate ?

- All categories : Documentaries, fiction, animation, and experimental films (no music videos, commercials or corporate films).
- All genres (except pornography).
- All durations : from short films to feature lengths films.
- All shooting formats.
- All films completed 2 years or less prior to the festival. So no earlier than July 2019.

What are the entry categories and fees ? :

- Fiction Feature Length (55 minutes or more) : US$ 28,00 (or 25,00 €)
- Fiction Short (54 minutes or less) : US$ 17,00 (or 15,00 €)
- Documentary Feature Length (55 minutes or more) : US$ 28,00 (or 25,00 €)
- Documentary Short (54 minutes or less) : US$ 17,00 (or 15,00 €)
- Animation Feature Length (55 minutes or more) : US$ 28,00 (or 25,00 €)
- Animation Short (54 minutes or less) : US$ 17,00 (or 15,00 €)
- Experimental Feature Length (55 minutes or more) : US$ 28,00 (or 25,00 €)
- Experimental Short (54 minutes or less) : US$ 17,00 (or 15,00 €)

What's the deadline ? :

January 29th 2021.

What other iportant things do I have to know before entering my film at the festival ?

- By submitting a film, the owner of the film's rights, confirms that he owns all the broadcast rights for the film (images, music, soundtrack) and grant the festival the right to screen the film at no fees according to the ways mentioned in the festival's regulation (available at that he has read and agreed to.

- Please also note that the festival does not pay screening fees (meaning that the festival doesn't give money to rights owners of the films selected in order to screen their films).

 - Regulation regarding French subtitling : Authors and/or right owners for the films selected will provide free of charge before April 1st 2021 either a French subtitled file of their film if available or an english SRT file (subtitle file) along with a link to download a clean version of the film on synch with the SRT file. If needed the festival can help with the translation from English to French.


When will I know if I'm selected ?

The 2021 official selection will be announced in June 2021 on this website and on our Facebook Page and Group. Directors or contacts for the films selected will also be reached by email. Email spam filters are sometime too zealous so don't forget to always check your spam box in case a good news ends up there!

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Vincent Chabrillat,
27 sept. 2020, 13:04