French Union of Film Critics

The French Union of Film Critics is the organiser of La Semaine de la Critique.

Composed of 244 members, the association includes critics, writers and journalists. Its mission is to sustain fellowship among members, to defend their moral and material interests, to guarantee the freedom of film criticism and the freedom of speech in general, but most of all to support creativity in films through various events year-round.

Each year, the members of the Union give their awards for cinema, television, DVD/Blu-ray releases and literary works. They also take part in numerous festival juries whose deliberations are public, such as Arras, Bordeaux, Biarritz, Poitiers, Toulouse, Trouville and Paris.

For more information about the activities and services of the Union. please visit the website at:

Watch the online award ceremony of the Prix SFCC de la Critique 2020