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2016 archive
Jury & awards




Président : Thierry Frémont

Christophe Lemaire

Christophe Taudière

Corinne Bernard

François Marache

Nathalie Dassa

The Jury Prizes


The Court Métrange Grand Prize

It is awarded to the best entry in the international competition and comes with an award in services.

ARWESTUD is offering to cover 50% of expenses on lighting equipment and the shooting of the director’s next film and 50% of expenses on post-production, editing, calibration and DCP output.

NOMADE Production is offering to cover 50% of expenses on post-production of sound editing and mixing.

A Court Métrange trophy, specially made by the artist Patrice Hubert, is also awarded with this prize.


The Méliès d’Argent

It is awarded to the best short film (duration: less than or equal to 25 min.) in the European competition. The winning film also competes for the Méliès d’Or, which is awarded during one of the member festivals of the federation. A piece created by the artist Patrice Hubert accompanies this prize.



Special Awards From Our Partners


The Prix France Télévisions

This prize is awarded to one of the short films in the international competition. The award-winning film will be shown exclusively on the France 2 channel during the show Histoires Courtes.


The Prix Beaumarchais

Totaling €1,500, this prize is awarded to the best Francophone fantasy film.


The Prix Format Court

This prize consists of publishing a profile of the winning film on Format Court, a website specialized in short films (, the purchase and distribution of the award-winning film during a Format Court event at Studio des Ursulines (Paris) and the creation of a Digital Master in DCP format (endowed by Média Solution, a digital laboratory).


The Prix du Public

These prizes, awarded by the audience, are for the festival’s cartes blanches sessions: Grossman Fantastic Film & Wine Festival and Make It Short. The young audience (primary, middle and high school) is also invited to choose a winning film from the school screenings.