For this first selection of the 9th festival, we focus on quality more than quantity. At the deadline, 39 films are viewed which 10 are documentaries, 23 fictions and 6 animations. The most of these come from Antananarivo, 2 from Tulear and 4 from Tamatave. The judge regroups the important persons of the Malagasy culture field. They made the deliberation in 2 days. At the end, 14 will be in the official competition to win the Zebus d’Or: 4 documentaries, 4 animations, 6 fictions.