Message to Man International Film Festival

Message to Man International Film Festival

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: St Petersburg, Russia
Start Month: September


Festival “Message to Man” was founded to emphasize the important role of non-feature films in cultural life of the country and allow national documentary filmmakers become more familiar with the world of international cinema.

However, with years, the goals of the Festival had broadened and as a result, short fiction and animated films were added to the competition program. This year the Festival also makes a new step toward experimental films.

Submission Requirements:

16mm, 35mm, Betacam SP PAL. Maximum duration: 120 minutes for feature-length documentaries, 40 minutes for short documentaries, fiction, animation. All entries to have been completed during the 18 months prior to the festival

Submission Deadline: June


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Awards / Prizes:

Grand Prix: Golden Centaur plus US$5,000. Four other cash awards of US$2,000 each for best feature documentary, best short documentary, best short, best animation. Also cash awards for best debut films

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