History / What is the Best of Festival ?
The Best Of Festival was created in 2002 by Yvan Le Moine, filmmaker and producer and Fred Premel, Producer and Cultural Operator. It has always been established in La Ciotat (near Marseille) – Cradle of World Cinema to create the most awarded Film Festival in the World, The Best Of International Shorts Film Festival.
Since 2017 Turi Finocchiaro has relieved the Presidency of the Association. The Best Of International Film Festival Shorts continues to open up to other events by creating synergy and promoting wider networking… Read more
Every year the Festival wishes to attract talents capable of settling on the best of the best of short films. This year we introduce a jury composed of members from different walks of life… Read more
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Where it’s taking place
The Eden Theatre
Every year the prestigious selection made by the Best of contributes to cultural aura of the Eden Theatre. It is indeed an institution dedicated to bear testimony to the grand history of cinema through projections of its finest masterpieces in restored versions, as well as welcoming the great directors of tomorrow. It is an exceptional place thanks to its history, but also thanks to the prestigious events it hosts.
Médiathèque Simone Veil
A valuable cultural partner through its complementarity in our program, this multi-media library has often contributed to the festival. Since its opening in 2013, this public institution is a valuable part of cultural life in La Ciotat. It can be found within a 5 minute walk of the