Supporting the distribution of short films directed by filmmakers from all around the world who will embody the cinema of tomorrow, introducing them to cultural Europe, organizing professional meetings, tightening links between the cinema industries of the world by strengthening the cooperation between their Academies of Cinema, these are the goals of “Les Nuits en Or” project.


The Académie des César invites you to discover the best short films of the year. A unique program of 34 films awarded by Academies of Cinema around the world (Oscar, Bafta, César ...).


Animation, documentary or fiction, the Nuits en Or take you in a few minutes from a funny or crazy universe to a dive into a breathless, moving or even unsettling story.


The Panorama in Paris and 15 cities around the world


Screened in Paris at the UGC Odéon theater on the 12th, 13th and 14th of June, Le Panorama is made up of all the short films awarded in the year by their National Academy of Cinema. A great overview of world cinema creation, this program is presented by 12 National Film Academies and screened in 16 cities around the world:


Athens, Brussels, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Lisbon, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Montreal, Naples, Rome, Sankt Pölten, São Paulo, Stockholm, Vienna and Paris.


Screenings in Paris on 12th, 13th and 14th of June, at UGC Odéon


In Paris, Tuesday, June 12th:

Screenings followed by Q&A sessions with the directors


Free admission

Within the limit of available seats


Discover the short films from the Panorama and the schedule of the screenings in Paris


The Tour from June 4th to 13th


The Académie des César organizes a 10-day tour for all the directors of the Panorama in 3 European capitals that screen the Panorama (Rome, Athens and Paris) to participate in the public screenings of their film and meet professionals of the local film industry to help them developing future projects.


The Collection in 24 cities around France from 24th to 26th May 


In 2018, the Collection is made of 9 short films. Including the César for the Best Short Film and the César for the Best Animation (Short Film), the Collection is a program of short films selected by the Theatre Owners Committee of the Academy among all the films of the Panorama. This “special crush” of the cinemas program is screened in 24 cities all around France:

Aix-en-Provence, Alençon, Altkirch, Angers, Antony, Brest, Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Dijon, Fougères, Grenoble, Lille, Limoges, Lyon, Paris, Pau, Nancy, Nantes, Nice, Nîmes, Poitiers, Rouen, Strasbourg et Toulouse


Discover the short films from the Collection and the schedule of the screenings in France