The 28th edition of the Festival International du Film Fantastique de Geradmer

The 28th edition of the Festival International du Film Fantastique de Geradmer took place from the 27 to the 31 january 2021, in a 100% digital format. This exceptional edition produced by Le Public Système Cinema teams, kept its DNA with a long and short films competition, exclusive movies, live meetings with filmmaker, highlighting the fantastic genre. First film festival online and monetized, it shows a new way to love and support cinema without having to be in dark rooms.  

The members of the Long Film jury of this year  

Bertrand Bonello – President
Pascal Bonitzer – Lolita Chammah – Maxime Chattam – Nora Hamzawi – Camélia Jordana – Alexandre Pachulski – Vimala Pons – Gaspard Ulliel












The members of the Short Film jury of this year

Pio Marmaï – President
Roxane Durand – Chloé Jouannet – Léo Karmann – Xavier Palud – Sarah Stern

The jury of this year awarded the following prizes:  

The Festival of Geradmer in numbers :

33 646 reservations

More than 50% of new festival-goers

The competition filled at 95% of its capacity


The partners of this year’s edition:  

  • Région Grand Est ( « Partenaire principal du Festival »)
  • La Vie en Vosges
  • Je vois la vie en Vosges
  • Hautes-Vosges
  • Massif des Vosges
  • Fond National d’Aménagement et de Développement du territoire
  • Groupement Hotelier Gerardmer
  • JOA
  • Copie Privée
  • CNC
  • FNAC
  • SYFY
  • La cinémathèque française
  • Les Inrockuptibles
  • Konbini
  • Sens Critique
  • Le Bonbon
  • Allociné
  • Vosges Matin
  • L’Est Republicain
  • France 3 Grand Est
  • France Culture
  • France Bleu


This 28th edition was realized in collaboration with Festival Scope and Shift72. The teams of Le Public Système Cinéma and Festival of Gerardmer thanks all the attendees of their fidelity and their support.  

The INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL DU FILM FANTASTIQUE DE GERADMER, formely called the International Festival du Film Fantastique d’Avoriaz, created in 1973 by Lionel Chouchan, Honour’s President of the observation council of HOPSCOTCH Group, revealed filmmaker such as Steven Spielberg, Richard Fleischer or Brian de Palma.