Cheboksary International Film Festival (13)



Deadlines

07 Jul 2020
Call for entries

17 Jul 2020
Early deadline

28 Sep 2020
Standard deadline

05 Oct 2020
Late deadline

17 Oct 2020
Festival closed

02 Nov 2020
Notification date

29 Nov 2020
05 Dec 2020

Address

Ave 15,  428000, Cheboksary,  Lenin, Russia


Festival description
Short film festival >1' 40'<
Feature film festival >60' 120'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 July 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 40'<
 Feature Films  >60' 120'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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English


Festival start: 29 November 2020      Festival end: 05 December 2020

Cheboksary International FIlm Festival has grown to become one of the most prestigious film festivals in Russia. Having existed for 13 years, it has grown to attract thousands of filmmakers, film enthusiasts and audiences from all over the world. It mainly presents films from and about Europe, North America, Asia and Latin America, It takes place every year for five days in Cheboksary.

The official selection includes 12 main competitions, International feature-length films, International short films, National feature-length films and National short films. Furthermore the festival organizes a non-competitive section, tributes and focuses.

International Feature Film (Fiction)
International Feature Documentary Film
International Feature Animation Film
International Short Film (Fiction)
International Short Documentary Film
International Short Animation Film
National Feature Film (Fiction)
National Feature Documentary Film
National Feature Animation Film
National Short Film (Fiction)
National Short Documentary Film
National Short Animation Film

The 2020 Cheboksary International Film Festival will be held in Cheboksary from November 22nd - November 26th 2020.

Festival Organizers:

The Ministry of Culture, Nationalities and Archival Affairs of the Chuvash Republic with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation

The principle of selecting films for the competition:

Films for participation in the Festival are selected by the Program Directorate and the selection committee of the Festival. The list of films of competitive programs for feature films and short films, the program for screening films at the Festival is approved by the Ministry of Culture, Nationalities and Archival Affairs of the Chuvash Republic (hereinafter - the Ministry of Culture of Chuvashia).

Movie Requirements:

1. Films contributing to the strengthening of peace and mutual understanding between peoples, regardless of their national and religious affiliation, may participate in the Festival.

2. Films presented at the Festival should not contain propaganda of violence, national, racial and religious intolerance.

Preference is given to films that did not have a wide Russian distribution, which was not shown on television, were not released on disks and had not previously been shown in the Chuvash Republic.

3. Full-length feature films with a duration of not more than 150 minutes of Russian and foreign production of the last three years of release, never before shown on the territory of the Chuvash Republic, are accepted into the competition program of feature films.

4. Short films with a duration of not more than 40 minutes of Russian and foreign production of the last three years of release, never before shown on the territory of the Chuvash Republic, reflecting the ethnic specificity, problems, culture and traditions of the peoples of the world are accepted into the competitive program of short films.


Invitation:

1. To present the film, we invite one member of the film crew (producer, director or leading performers). The invitation may be transferred to another member of the crew if the director or actors are unable to come. All invitees are paid the cost of railway transport on the route Moscow-Cheboksary-Moscow, accommodation and meals. If necessary, arrival or departure by plane is possible.

2. Foreign citizens, directors and leading actors are participants in the competition program. They pay for travel through the territory of the Russian Federation, accommodation and meals.

3. Famous directors and actors for master classes and creative meetings. They are paid for travel, accommodation, meals, fees.

4. Honoured guests. The terms and conditions of their stay at the Festival are determined by the Ministry of Culture of Chuvashia.

5. The invitation, the form of the filmography shall be sent to the producer or director of the films selected by the Selection Committee, indicating the terms and conditions of stay at the festival.

Jury:

To evaluate the competitive films, the jury of the short and feature film contest competition are created. The Executive Directorate of the Festival assumes the costs of each jury member in Cheboksary, as well as travel to the Festival and back by train in a CB class carriage. If necessary, arrival and departure by plane are possible. The jury is paid a fee on a contractual basis.

The jury may not include persons who participated in the creation or commercial rental of films presented in the competitive screenings of the Festival.

Russian Premiere is highly preferred.


  

 
  

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