Арктический международный кинофестиваль ’Золотой ворон’ - Arctic International Film Festival ’Golden Raven’ (5)

The Arctic International Film Festival ’Golden Raven’



Deadlines

18 Aug 2020
Call for entries

20 Sep 2020
Early deadline

10 Oct 2020
Standard deadline

10 Nov 2020
Late deadline

10 Nov 2020
Extended deadline

1
mth

22 Jan 2021
Notification date

19 Mar 2021
29 Mar 2021

Address

Otke, 15,  689000, Anadyr, Chukotka Autonomous Region, Russia


Festival description
Arctic themes
Short film festival 45'<
Feature film festival >60'


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  45'<
 Feature Films  >60'
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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Photo of Арктический международный кинофестиваль ’Золотой ворон’ - Arctic International Film Festival ’Golden Raven’

Russian
English


Festival start: 19 March 2021      Festival end: 29 March 2021

The Arctic International Film Festival "Golden Raven" is being held annually on the territory of the Chukotka Autonomous Region and is the professional competitive screening of cinematic works from around the world. The dates of the festival are agreed annually.

The Fifth Arctic International Film Festival "Golden Raven" will take place from March 19 to March 29, 2021.

The festival sets its goals and objectives as following:
• search and promotion of the best modern films related to the Arctic and reflecting various aspects of life in this region;
• attracting the attention of the public and professional community to the topics relevant to the Arctic including ecology, interethnic relations, the continuity of generations, the preservation of traditions and culture, etc.;
• creation of a communication channel and strengthening of cooperation between Russia and the world community through the territories and cultural space of the Far North of the Russian Federation;
• popularization of event and ecological tourism on the territory of the Chukotka Autonomous Region;
• creation and development of a comfortable environment for residents of the Chukotka Autonomous Region;
• development of the film production infrastructure, as well as promotion of the Chukotka Autonomous Region as an attractive and comfortable location for filmmaking;
• search and support of young talented filmmakers creating films in the Arctic region;
• preservation and popularization of the cultural heritage of the indigenous peoples of the North and the Far East.

The Festival is being held by the Department of Creative Projects Development of Russian Filmmakers’ Union, by the Youth Initiative Production Center, by the Committee for Culture, Sport and Tourism of the Chukotka Autonomous Region, by the Center of Development and Support of Cultural Projects "Golden Raven" and is supported by the Government of the Chukotka Autonomous Region.


The Festival is composed of the following competition sections:
• international competitive selection of full-length feature and documentary films;
• international competitive selection of short feature films;
• international competitive selection of short documentary films;
• regional competitive selection "FilmRising!".

Out-of-competition program of the Festival includes:
• full-length and short films;
• animated films;
• other media content at the discretion of the Organizing Committee of the Festival.


The Festival "Golden Raven" is distinguished by the fact that the winners in the main category (The Grand Prix) are chosen not by a jury of experts, but by the viewers, who take part in preferential voting.

The Festival's expert jury includes professional filmmakers from Russia and abroad, and it chooses the winners in the other categories.

Films taking part in the competition compete for for the main awards of the festival, created by local bone carving craftsmen using walrus tusk.

During the Golden Raven Festival, a creative film lab will take place. In the film lab, creative young people will be able to create movies about their beloved homeland under the guidance of film industry professionals.

Submissions to the Festival will be accepted from July 13, 2020 to November 10, 2020.

Submissions are entered online at the Festival's official web site www.goldenravenfilmfest.ru and it is obligatory to send all the materials needed for Selection committee via one of online-platforms including www.festhome.com.


The Selection Committee of the Festival will make its final decisions no later than January 22, 2021.

The Festival’s Artistic Director is Philipp Abryutin.
The Festival’s Producer is Oksana Lakhno.
The Program Director is Alexander Solomonov.

Contact information of the Organizing Committee:
Web: www.goldenravenfilmfest.ru
E-mail: goldenravenfilmfest@gmail.com
ANO Center for Development and Support of Cultural Projects "Golden Raven"
123056 Russian Federation, Moscow,
Vassilievskaya str., 13, building 1, office 9
Tel.: +7(499)250-89-55

The following prizes are awarded according to the results of the Festival:
• Grand-Prix of the Festival - to the best film of full-length competition according to the results of people’s choice and RUB 100 000 to the producer;
• "The Big Golden Raven" – for the best full-length feature or documentary film and RUB 100 000 according to the decision of the expert jury to the representative of the film who will be chosen by the jury (it can be either the producer, or the director, or the scriptwriter, or the actor, or the composer, or the cinematographer);
• Special Jury Prize - the full-length feature and documentary films competition prize (the nomination and the recipient of the prize are determined by the jury)
• "The Small Golden Raven" – for the best short feature film according to the results of people’s rating choice;
• "The Small Golden Raven" – for the best short documentary film according to the results of people’s rating choice;
• Special Prize of the regional competitive selection "FilmRising!" and RUB 30 000 according to the decision of the expert jury to the director of the film.
• Organizing Committee Prize;
• Special Prize "For Contribution to Cinema".
All prizes of the Festival are unique and are created by a bone-cutter artist from traditional materials: walrus fang and moose horn.
None prize can be divided between two or more participants of competitive programs.
Besides the established prizes, the expert jury has the right to award no more than two films participating in the competitive program of full-length feature and documentary films with a diploma or special mention of the jury (the award includes a diploma; cash prize and a statuette are not provided for these categories of awards).

Copyright holders of the films submitted for the Festival’s programs (each film can be submitted only for one section) may take part in the Festival.

International competitive selections of full-length feature and documentary films are reserved for:
• films over 60 minutes;
• films produced after January 1, 2019;
• films dedicated to the Arctic or northern themes and reflecting the life of the population, primarily indigenous, of northern regions of the world.

International competitive selections of short feature and documentary films are reserved for:
• films less than 45 minutes;
• films produced after January 1, 2020;
• films of any themes and genres.

Regional competitive selection "FilmRising!" is reserved for:
• short feature and documentary films less than 20 minutes;
• films produced after January 1, 2019 on the territory of the Chukotka Autonomous Region and that have never before taken part in this section of the Festival.

Out-of-competition screenings of feature and documentary films are open for submission of the films of any themes and dates of production.

The submission to the competitive sections is paid. Entry fee for submission depends on deadline (all fees are tax-inclusive):

Full-length feature and documentary films:
• early deadline (before September 20, 2020) – RUB 1500;
• regular deadline (before October 10, 2020) – RUB 2000;
• late deadline (before November 10, 2020) – RUB 2500.

Short feature and documentary films:
• early deadline (before September 20, 2020) – RUB 500;
• regular deadline (before October 10, 2020) – RUB 750;
• late deadline (before November 10, 2020) – RUB 1000.

The submission to the regional competitive selection "FilmRising!" is free.

Submissions are entered online at the Festival's official web site www.goldenravenfilmfest.ru and it is obligatory to send all the materials needed for Selection committee via one of online-platforms including www.festhome.com.

Submissions to the Festival will be accepted from July 13, 2020 to November 10, 2020.

The list of the participants of competitive and out-of-competitive sections is created by the Selection Committee and released at the official web site of the Festival https://goldenravenfilmfest.ru/ no later than on January 22, 2021.

Each film selected to the Festival must be accompanied no later than by
January 20, 2021 by the following materials:
- the dialogue list, *srt file in english (for foreign films) or Russian language with exact time code;
- the copy of the film for creating subtitling (Full HD, mp4 or Proress file with maximum bitrate);
- synopsis in english and/or in Russian;
- biography in english and/or in Russian and photo of the director;
- stills from the film (no less than 300 dpi);
- poster of A1 format (*psd and *jpeg in parameters suitable for high-quality printing);
- trailer or teaser of the film;
- other press, advertising and promotional materials if available.

For the participation in the Festival the right holder of the film must supply to the Festival a copy of the film no later than on February 1, 2021. The accepted screening format is DCP. The film should be provided in its original language subtitled in Russian or in english if the original language is neither Russian nor english.

The participation of the film in the competitive sections implies the personally presence of the director or of a leading member of the cast of the film at the Festival. In case the director and/or the leading member of the cast have no opportunity to attend the Festival, the Organizing Committee reserves the right to keep the film in the competition program in case it will be represented by the leading member of the film crew.

The Festival has the right to use all visual materials related to the selected films including excerpts from the films (no longer than 3 minutes each) in order to promote the Festival and Festival’s events and to inform the auditory.

More details on the rules of participation in the festival, the timing and procedure for holding events, you can examine the festival regulations.


  

 
  

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