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Deadline for submissions, using the downloadable entry form, is set to July 13, 2018. Registration fee: Free of charge



ATo be eligible for the 44th Deauville American Film Festival (August 31 - September 9, 2018)films must fulfil the following conditions:
- be a feature film or a documentary feature film of at least 75 minutes.
- be produced by an American (U.S. only) company (majority or minority production) or a company based in the United States.
- have its French premiere in Deauville and have not been shown in a major European film festival. Exceptions can be made upon decision by the Festival Director.
The Festival does not select short films.


Deadline for submissions, using the attached entry form, is set to July 13, 2018.
There is no registration fee. All films must be submitted by sending a streaming link or by mailing a DVD to the address indicated below. All non-English or French language films must be subtitled in English or in French. Please see “2018 Entry Form & Regulations” to fill out the form. When a film is selected for the Festival, it must be delivered in its original version, with French subtitles. Subtitling is at the applicant's charge. All the selected films must be presented in DCP.


by email: jlasserre@lepublicsystemecinema.fr
or by mail:
c/o Le Public Système Cinéma
23-25 rue Notre-Dame-des-Victoires
75002 Paris – France

to Jérôme Lasserre - Tel : +33 1 41 34 20 33


The official announcement for the selection will be made in late August 2018. Those who are selected to participate will be notified by e-mail prior to the announcement.



Eligible professional/press activities

- Film industry professionals: distributor, exhibitor, broadcaster, sales agent, feature-length films and/or documentaries producer, festival programmer (if the festival is associated with American cinema) (an ID picture in jpg format and supporting professional documents will be required).
- Journalists: television, radio, Internet, print (an ID picture in jpg format, a copy of the press card, a letter from the editor in chief and a copy of any articles published in the past and details of media coverage will be required).
- Photographers: (an ID picture in jpg format, a letter from the editor in chief of the agency and possibly past-published photos of the event will be required).

How to request an accreditation

Applications for accreditations for the 44th Deauville American Film Festival, taking place from August 31 to September 9, 2018, must be done online, starting June 1st, 2018, by filling in the application form available at the following address: https://billetcid.com/accre/event51
Please enclose proof of professional occupation and an ID photograph as requested.
The applicant will be informed by e-mail as to the status of his application.


Applications for accreditations must be sent online before August 17, 2018. Please note that the accreditation costs 30€ (late application will cost 50€, after August 17).
When a request is validated, the applicant is notified by e-mail, and will be requested to proceed to the accreditation’s online payment.
If your request does not meet the requirements set out by the Festival, you can go online - https://billetcid.com/step1.php?id=51 - to purchase a PASS.

Accreditation collection

Accreditations can be collected at the Accreditation Desks at the C.I.D. by the main entrance from August 31, 2018.
Centre International de Deauville - 1, avenue Lucien Barrière.
Opening time:
- Friday, August 31, from 2pm to 7pm
- Saturday, September 1 to Sunday, September 9 from 8.30am to 7pm
Please bring ID and a proof of professional status when collecting accreditations.

How to use your accreditation

Accreditations give access to all screening locations (C.I.D, Casino Cinema & Morny Club), all screenings within the limit of available seats, upon presentation of the accreditation, and are valid for the whole duration of the Festival.

Access to ★ screenings

Professional and Press accreditation holders have now the possibility to purchase access cards to evening ★ screenings scheduled at the C.I.D., at the cost of 15 euros/screening.
Access cards to a ★ screening can be purchased and collected the same day, before 7pm, at the Festival ticket office (“billetterie”).
Access to a ★ screening without an access card remains possible, with no guarantee and within the limit of available seats, for Professional and Press accreditation holders, from the Accès BLEU  |  boulevard Cornuché – facing the Casino, and upon presentation of the accreditation.