Submit your film for the FIFO 2017 !

FIFO LOGO COUL FOND NOIRFIFO is continuing its journey, whether in the islands or preparing for the next event. While the Festival teams travel around the Polynesian islands armed with images from FIFO to remote populations, the FIFO Association opens registration for the 2017 edition – the 14th already!


For documentaries: registration is open from14th April and will close on Thursday 3rd October at midday. The documentaries must have been produced post- 1st January 2014; the film length should be between 15 and 90 minutes for the ‘competition’ category. The documentaries must cover topics exploring Oceania and the Pacific islands in all its forms: social; economic; ethnological; wildlife…

The documentaries in competition compete for 4 jury prizes: the FIFO-France Télévisions Jury Grand Prix and 3 special prizes. The competition and non-competition documentaries compete for the Public Prize.





For the short films: directors of short films are also invited to register their works. Fiction films may last up to 30 min. All themes are accepted provided that the director is Oceanian. Registration closes on Thursday 1st October at midday, as for the documentaries. The short films selected compete for the Best Oceanian Short Film Prize awarded by the public at the Oceanian Short Film Night.


Entry Form Shorts 2017



  • Mana Epiha

    14 May 2016 18 h 58 min

    Hello my name is Mana Epiha, I have submitted 2 documentaries under TVNZ in the past – ‘Wahine Taamoko’ (Paitangi 2015) and ‘He toki tawhito’ (2014)

    I am an independent director now and I no longer work for TVNZ. I want to send in some more work I have done this year, is this possible?

    Thank you.


    0064 21 919165

  • Robyn Hughan

    23 July 2016 20 h 41 min

    The Entry Form for Short Films is not available for some reason…
    Robyn Hughan