The Palais du Pharo is located at the entrance of the Vieux-Port, with 1,800 m2 space for the exhibition and 3 rooms for the showing the films and photographs in competition.
Deeply rooted in the history of diving, with an extraordinary submarine heritage, the city of Marseille is a legitimate reception place for the Festival. With numerous access and accommodation facilities (TGV, airport), the Phocean City offers all the adantages for a great festival.

The usual Festival and Spondyle Club team, with Daniel Mercier and Philippe Vallette, will be waiting for you at the 36th Festival - the FMISM 2009.

For full details of the competition regulations, categories and prizes go to
Deadline for registration of entries is 15th September so dont delay.

For information on accommodation and all the attractions of Marseille go to

For information on the new venue go to