Международный детский фестиваль кино и телевидения КИНОСВЕТ - International Children Festival Of Cinema And Television Kinosvet (3)

International children festival of cinema and television KINOSVET


06 Mar 2019
Call for entries

01 May 2019
Festival closed

01 Jul 2019
Notification date

09 Aug 2019
14 Aug 2019


Valgundes pagasts,  LV-3017, Riga, Jelgavas novads, Latvia

Festival description
Short Films
Feature Films

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
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Festival start: 09 August 2019      Festival end: 14 August 2019

The “KINOSVET” International Children's Cinema and Television Festival will be held on August 9 - 14, 2019. The festival will be held at the beautiful Three Rivers Culture and Education Campus, (a.k.a. “Svyatoust” in Russian; “Svetgrivas” in Latvian), which is located just 45 km from the capital of Latvia - Riga!
Festival "KINOSVET" is designed to develop, inspire and support young cinematographers; those who will soon influence the mass culture in their countries. The festival will allow those who want to make this world better, to be seen and heard. And also give a wide range of viewers the taste of a highly moral, deep, humane, inspiring art.

What movies and TV shows are shown around the world today? Who teaches contemporary and, most importantly, future artists and media ways to illuminate moral and, spiritual laws? Who controls the content and ideological direction of the most meaningful and strong types of art? The festival’s purpose is to seek, find, and give a venue to young talents who can create beautiful and meaningful art that makes our world brighter and kinder.

The "KINOSVET" invites children and adolescents aged 10 to 18 from all over the world who are interested in professions in the field of cinema and television!

During the festival, contestants can learn and participate in various exciting programs:

• The Academy "KinoLider" - the creative-educational laboratory where kids age 10 – 18 who are enrolled in film/television studios.

• “KinoProfi” - the best selection of the best professional children films will be chosen during this program. The highest criteria will be “valuable for the soul growth“principle.

In addition to film education, children are open to learn about personal development, future professional goals and careers, meeting new friends from different countries, singing and dancing by the fire - and lifelong memories!


The festival includes the following programs:


· Feature film
· Documentary
· Animated film
· TV program

Five works from all over the world will be selected from each nomination.

The festival of cinema and television «KINOSVET» is not aimed at supporting rivalry among young artists, but calls for collaboration and cooperation. ALL of the works selected for the festival already will be victorious. And ALL will receive memorable prizes at the festival.


· Feature film
· Documentary
· Animated film
· TV program for children's

One work from all over the world will be selected from each nomination.

The International Children's Film and Television Festival "KINOSVET" includes various programs for participation.

In the "KinoLeader” ( CinemaLeader) Academy, children aged 10-18 who enrolled in film / television studios, film schools, creative associations, or film their own work on a camera, , video camera, or phone.

The program "KinoProfi" (CinemaPro) will include short films for children and adolescents that will be selected by the Festival’s Selection Committee. Selected works will be exhibit as charity shows at selected Latvian cinemas.

Those wishing to present their work for participation in the festival must submit to the Organizing Committee of the festival an application for participation by the deadline set by the Organizing Committee. Selection of films for participation in the festival is carried out by the Festival’s Selection Committee.

All films participating in the festival must be sent together with the application to the organizing committee of the festival no later than May 1, 2019.

Films previously presented at other film festivals can take part in the competition.

The festival management reserves the right to use the fragments of the film for promotional purposes of the festival.

Technical requirements

All submitted works must be free of:

- Scenes and subjects that offend and discriminate the feelings, looks, associations etc of devotees (of various faiths and religions);
- plots and frames that advertise or promote drugs, alcohol, smoking, and other vices.
- scenes of cruelty and violence
- non-normative vocabulary and obscene language
The festival selection committee gives priority to films that elevates and promotes questions of friendship, loyalty, honor, love, compassion, mercy, respect, diligence, responsibility, patience, sincerity, and other moral values.

To pre-qualify for the festival selection, you need to send a link for downloading the movie. By agreement of the parties, another form of transfer of materials may be used. For any questions, please contact us at: festivalkinosvet@gmail.com

Duration of the work is not limited.

To participate in the festival, you need to provide materials for the booklet: an abstract of the film; A photo of the director; 2 frames from the competitive film. These should be sent to the festivalkinosvet@gmail.com before June 1, 2019.

Materials submitted to the festival are not returned to the authors.

The organizers of the festival are not responsible for errors and inaccuracies contained in the application. Mounted fragments or excerpts from several programs are not accepted.

The organizers of the festival do not bear responsibility for violation of copyright by third parties.



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