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To be eligible for the 45th Deauville American Film Festival (September 6 to 15, 2019), 
- 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 19, 2019.
There is no registration fee.

Please submit your film by sending a link to Jérôme Lasserre at the following email address:
jlasserre@lepublicsystemecinema.fr, together with the completed 2019 entry form.
All non-English or French language films must be subtitled in English or in French.
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.


The official announcement for the selection will be made in late August 2019. Those who are selected to participate will be notified by e-mail prior to the announcement.


Download the logo kit (5,6 Mo)
Download the poster (2,6 Mo)
Download the HD poster (11 Mo)
Download press release N°1 (0,5 Mo)
Download press release N°2 (0,3 Mo)
Download press release N°3 (0,3 Mo)
Download press release N°4 (0,4 Mo)
Download press release N°5 (0,3 Mo)


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 45th Deauville American Film Festival, taking place from September 6 to 15, 2019, must be done online by filling in the application form available at the following address: https://billetcid.com/accre/45e-festival-du-cinema-americain-de-deauville
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.

Deadline and accreditation fee

Applications for accreditations must be sent online before August 24, 2019.
Accreditation fee: 30€ per person (50€ per person after the deadline).
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 to purchase a PASS : https://billetcid.com/event/24

Accreditation collection

Accreditations can be collected in Deauville at the Accreditation Desks from September 6, 2019.
Festival offices and Accreditation Desks
Centre International de Deauville
1, avenue Lucien Barrière – 14800 Deauville
Opening time:
- Friday, September 6, 2019 from 3pm to 7pm *
- Saturday, September 7 to Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 10am to 7pm *
* 30 minutes maximum before the beginning of the screening you wish to attend
Please bring ID 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 during the whole duration of the Festival.

Access to screenings ★

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