Days of German and Russian short films VKRATZE! | Дни германских и российских короткометражных фильмов “Вкратце!“ ()

Days of German and Russian short films VKRATZE!


03 Aug 2018
Call for entries

25 Nov 2018
Early deadline

15 Dec 2018
Standard deadline

05 Jan 2019
Late deadline

05 Jan 2019
Festival closed

28 Feb 2019
Notification date

28 Mar 2019
07 Apr 2019


Zholudeva (Жолудева),  400006, Volgograd, Volgograd Region, Russia

Festival description
Short Films 45'<

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 June 2016
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
German English Russian
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Festival start: 28 March 2019      Festival end: 07 April 2019

Event dates: March-April, 2019.
Place: Volgograd, Russia.
Theme: Border.

The days of German and Russian short films “Vkratze!” have been held in Volgograd since 2013 in the perspective of cultural exchange, dialogue and cooperation between art communities of the two countries, popularization of present-day audio-visual culture in Volgogard Region. International contest within the festival is a review of independent short films in German and Russian as well as films in any other language created by authors from Russia and Germany. This festival also operates as a forum for authors exploring the sphere of audio-visual art in short-film section.

1st, 2nd & 3d Places. Special Award. Special Jury Award. Special Curator's Award.
Prizes: Brand cups.
Special Awards: 
- Best Family film / Film for children 
- Best Experimental / Videoart

Rules & Terms

- Film must correspond to the topic mentioned above (2019 - Border). 
- Only works completed after January 1st, 2019 can participate in the contest. 
- Film can’t be publicly distributed during the festival. 
- The number of films presented by one author is limited to one film a category (fiction, documentary, animation, experimental / videoart). 
- Films can be submitted in following formats: AVI, MPG, MP4. DVD-Video format films containing menu are not considered. 
- Film must be provided with subtitles: German or English subtitles for films in Russan; Russian or English subtitles for films in any other language (or timecoded sentence-by-sentence translation). Films with multiple dialogue scenes without subtitles or translation can be declined at shortlisting. 
- Film must not violate a copyright. 
- Film must not contain elements of racism, nationalism, religious or any other form of intolerance, provoking violence, breach of law, insulting or abusing, can’s contradict the legislation of the Russian Federation or norms of International law. 
- Selection medium: Internet. 
- The final decision on a film’s participation in the contest is up to the arrangers.

- Participation in the contest presupposes abiding by the festival protocol and the acceptance of film’s noncommercial usage (film’s public demonstration, inclusion in the materials on the festival, two year long noncommercial distribution as part of the “echo” of the festival).



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