XV International Festival of Cinematographic Debuts "Spirit of Fire" is holding an open competition of microfilms
Open competition of microfilms will for the first time become a part of the main competition program of the XV International Festival of Film Debuts "Spirit of Fire."
Selection of microfilms for Competition shall be carried out according to the key cinematographic criteria: thematic scope, content, script, sound. According to the competition organizers, first of all, competitive works devoted to topics of "Humanism," "Man and Humanity", "Humanism in Russian (global) cinema", "On national and cultural characteristics of the peoples of the world", "Ethnography" will be welcomed.
Primary objectives of the Competition organizers is strengthening of universal moral foundations of Russian society, patriotic education of younger generation in Russia, drawing attention to the contemporary Russian cinematography, competitive support of amateur cinema.
All citizens of Russia and other states who share main targets and objectives of the cinema competition, institutions of culture and education, as well as all registered public organizations and charities can participate in the project.
The Competition will include two stages. Stage one is call for application and receiving of participants' works. During the second stage works, selected by the organizers, will be published on the "Spirit of Fire" official web-sitewww.ugrafest.ru for Internet voting.
Based on the decision of the jury, which this year is headed by Russian film critic, chief selector of the festival, Boris Nelepo, on March 7, 2017 at the closing ceremony of the XV International Festival of Cinematographic Debuts "Spirit of Fire" the names of the winners of microfilms competition will be announced. Following the results of the Competition, two official prizes "Bronze Taiga" will be awarded.
As in previous years, the general partner of the Festival and one of the organizers of the Competition remains PJSC "Gazprom Neft".