' Aux Écrans du Réel ' Film Festival 2017

Premier Doc

First Documentary Film Competition

Organized by ChrOma

16th edition - November 24-25-26 2017

Le Mans (France)

Dead line for entries : June 15 2017


1 – Any film produced since 2015 can be submitted. It must be the filmmaker's First Documentary auteur film.

2 – News films, topical films, commercial, tourist, wildlife or business films won't be regarded as 'auteur films'.

3 – Screening material : preferably DCP or Blu-ray. Possibly DVD.

4 – A ChrOma committee will make a selection amongst the submitted films.

A Paramount Jury composed of professionals will attend the Festiaval and decide of the prize-list.

The awards will go to the fillmmaker(s).

5 – The entry form must be posted along with a DVD and the submission fee. The DVD won't be returned.

6 – Non French films must be subtitled.

7 – The recipients of the festival's prize are entitled to use their award to promote their film.

8 – Short extracts or stills from the selected films may be broadcast in the media either on local, regional or national TV channels to promote the festival.

9 – ChrOma would very much appreciate to see the filmmaker -preferably – or his (her) representative attend the whole festival. His(her) accomodation will be paid for.

10 – ChrOma cannot assume liability for any delay or loss in postal services or mail deliveries.

11 – ChrOma is entitled to alter the above regulations or to cancel the competition if required by circumstances.

12 - Any film sent to be selected to Premier Doc competition cannot be submitted to any other part of the Festival  the same year.

13 – Once a film has been submitted and selected it cannot be withdrawn from the festival.

14 – Before any film is listed for the First Documentary Film Festival, the filmmaker or his(her) representative will have agreed with the above regulations.


No registration will be taken into account if the standard fee hasn't been paid.

The 10€ fee is compulsory for any film submitted to the competition.

It can be paid by cheque, bank transfer or international postal order to the name of : CHROMA. Please request to : Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.