Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

Discover the cool shorts from the north at this year's Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival! The festival takes place from January 27 to February 4.

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Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market is the main marketplace for sales, acquisitions and licensing of short films with opportunities on the French, European and international markets. Its ambitious industry programme fosters creativity, co-production and the circulation of works. Scandinavian Films will be at the market from January 30 to February 2.

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International Competition


Bahar Pars / Sweden / 2023 / Fiction / 11 min 15 sec/ International Competition 3

This is the last part of a trilogy on racism and microaggressions. The audience is invited to join two women on their journey of discussing, avoiding, expressing, and ultimately fighting about these issues and the way they affect their everyday lives.

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A History of the World According to Getty Images

Richard Misek / Norway, UK / 2022 / Documentary / 18 min 20 sec / International Competition 6

Getty Images is one of the largest commercial archives in the world. Many defining images of the last century now only exist behind their paywall. Using footage sourced from the Getty archive, this film is a journey through some of the most significant moments of historical change caught on camera, a study of property, profit and power, and a commentary on how commercial archives influence what we see.

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Knight of Fortune

Lasse Lyskjær Noer / Denmark / 2022 / Fiction / 24 min 40 sec / International Competition 13

The loss of a loved one, the grief, the risk of yellow skin, and a coffin, this is too much for Karl to face. It is much easier to fix a broken lamp. Then he meets Torben – a destined brother. An absurd, humorous, and melodic meeting between two old men captured by grief.

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My Year of Dicks

Sara Gunnarsdóttir / Iceland, USA / 2022 / 25 min 30 sec / International competition 1

An imaginative fifteen-year-old is stubbornly determined to lose her virginity despite the pathetic pickings in the outskirts of Houston in the early 1990s. This charming, animated, retro-romantic comedy pulls no punches with its female-forward look at sexual awakening. A provocative coming-of-age story thirty years in the making.

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Lisa Enes / Norway/ 2022 / Fiction/ 15 min 15 sec / International Competition 12

Mai Linn works as a porter at one of the biggest hospitals in Oslo, Norway. Due to her extreme shyness, her colleagues hardly notice her and take her for granted. But inside her there is a rich inner life and a great dream of being seen, heard and a desire to connect with people.

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European Audience Awards Programme

Summer of Bees

Ida-Maria Olva / Finland/ 2021 / Fiction / 22 min 38 sec / Eur 2

On a particularly hot summer, Eedi, suffering from eco-anxiety, decides to quit their studies and start beekeeping. Eedi gets reluctant help from their mother Anne who, rather than fearing for the future, is scared of every single little bee.

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Euro Connection

Hold it Together

Fan Sissoko / Iceland / Animation

On her weekly trips to the swimming pool, Neema, a young immigrant to Iceland, experiences a series of unexpected transformations that get in the way of her connecting with people around her.

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Producers Focus

Johan Edström / Apparat


Johan Edström is a producer specializing in animation. He owns and runs the animation production company APPARAT Filmproduktion AB, a production company based in Stockholm, Sweden. They produce film, animation and design for any platform and have a long experience in producing short films, commercials, animation for documentaries etc.

Read more here, page 28

Kjersti Greger / Klipp og Lim


Kjersti Greger holds a masters degree as Creative Producer from the university of Malmø, and has worked as a producer for Klipp og Lim in Trondheim for two years. ince the founding of the company in 2000, the Norwegian creative company Klipp og Lim have produced fiction and film in many formats, mainly that of 2D animation and puppet-movies. Besides a large output of commissioned film for private and public sector, they have produced two puppet series for Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) and several short films, which have claimed numerous awards.

Read more here, page 26

Contact us

We are more than happy to present our exciting upcoming films to you and get to know what is happening in your part of the business and world. Feel free to reach out and arrange a meeting on-site or online.

Danish Film Institute

Jacob Neiiendam


Anne Marie Kürstein


Finnish Film Foundation

Otto Suuronen


Norwegian Film Institute

Arna Marie Bersaas


Swedish Film Institute

Melissa Jonsson


Jing Haase


Josefina Mothander


Icelandic Film Centre

Christof Wehmeier



Explore the coolest new Nordic productions from the film catalogues and get to know the Nordic co-production programmes from the brochure by Nordisk Film and TV Fund.