grants & programs

Urban Film Festival - Call for Films: submit your movies before February 28, 2016

Urban Films Festival: New round Paris, June 2016Call for Films: submit your movies before February 28,2016

FRENCH FILMS On Campus 2015/2016

French Films on Campus is a program presented by the Cultural Services of the Embassy and the Consulates of France in Canada. Its purpose is to bring the best of Contemporary French Cinema to college and university students by providing the means for them to organize their own French Film Festivals. The French Films on Campus team is pleased to bring you a rich selection covering a variety of subjects and genres that range from comedy and action to animation and documentary.


YOUNG FRENCH CINEMA is a program of UniFrance films, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in NYC, which aims to bring French films with no American nor Canadian distribution to art house cinemas, film societies, the Alliance Française network, and Canadian universities.

Globalink Research Award - Campus France

Mitacs has partnered with Campus France to support student mobility between Canadian universities and French universities. The call for applications will open on September 30, 2015, and will close on November 20, 2015, at 5 p.m.

MOBILE FILM FESTIVAL : Deadline for submission is September 28, 2015

For its first international edition, the Mobile Film Festival announces partnership with United Nations focus on the Climate Change topic.


The purpose of the residence program is to host artists and writers who have a specific project to develop in Paris. Each project, for all disciplines should be carried out in partnership with a previously specified local institution or other structure, company, artist, or indeed a well-known personality from the arts and culture in Paris or surrounding area. Overall, any research project should be developed in Paris, in harmony with the host town and its cultural environment. This residency, which is a privileged period of reflection and creativity for the artist, will contribute to the presence and visibility of international artists in Paris.

CALL FOR ENTRIES 2016 - Centre International des Récollets

The Institut français and the City of Paris offer an artist-in-residence program dedicated to established foreign artists and writers at the Centre international d’accueil et d’échanges des Récollets, a venue for artists and researchers from around the world. The call for entries is open until June 17, 2015.

CALL FOR ENTRIES 2015 - Emergence Lab

Emergence Lab is a bilingual residency dedicated to new and emerging forms of storytelling. This five-day residency brings together experienced traditional authors with multimedia artists and technicians to explore the world of multiplatform stories through two storytelling projects specially selected for the program. It will take place June 1-5, 2015 at the Banff Centre. Emergence Lab is a partnership between The Banff Centre, the Institut français, and the French Embassy in Canada with the support of the Canada Media Fund and On Screen Manitoba


First set up by Robert Delpire in 1988, the HCB Award has been revived in 2003 whith the opening of the HCB Foundation. The prize was awarded to Chris Killip in 1989 and to Josef Koudelka in 1991.

Call for the selection of fellows (pensionnaires) 2015/2016 - Villa Medicis

The French Academy in Rome announces the competition for selecting resident fellows 2015/2016 (pensionnaires) at Villa Medici starting next September for a period of 12 to 18 months. The competition is open to French-speaking artists and scholars of all nationalities, aged from 20 to 45 (by December 31, 2015).

Eiffel scholarship for Master and Ph.D studies in France

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme was established by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development to enable French higher education establishments to attract top foreign students to enrol in their master’s and PhD courses.

Short stories contest: Write at the museum

As an opportunity to take a different look at the pieces of art you find on display at museums both here and elsewhere, Plumes d'ici et d'ailleurs invite you to write an original, unpublished short story in the literary style of your choice: epistolary, crime drama, romance, fantasy, etc. Register before December 31st, 2014.


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