Festival of environmental films and advertising «EFiR74»


Years running: 11 (since 2013)

Festival of environmental films and advertising «EFiR74»

Festival dedicated to the topic of ecology and environmental protection.


Festival It has a rich history and will be held in Chelyabinsk for the 11th time in 2023.

Works that contribute to the formation of ecological culture, call for a responsible attitude to nature, encourage to protect the flora and fauna of the native land, and also focus on environmental problems and ways to solve them are accepted for participation in the competition.

The competition is held in two categories — professionals and amateurs. Winners in five categories are identified and awarded in each category:

  • feature film
  • non-fiction (documentary) film
  • animated film
  • social advertising
  • television film (story, report, TV program, etc.).


The winners of the Festival are awarded with diplomas and memorable gifts, and also have the right to receive a prize in the amount of 40,000 rubles (when concluding a license agreement with the organizers of the Festival, taking into account the current tax legislation).


Audiovisual works that meet the following technical requirements are allowed to participate in the Festival:

  • created not earlier than 2021;
  • corresponding to the timing (see Regulations); output in MP4 or AVI video formats;
  • video sequence and sound sequence excluding marriage;
  • falling under the category of information products "0+".

Films created in a foreign language must have superimposed subtitles in Russian or simultaneous Russian translation.

A separate application is submitted for each competitive work. One participant (applicant) can submit no more than 3 applications for participation in the Festival.

If the participant of the Festival has not reached the age of 14, then one of the parents or legal representative acts as the applicant.

No fee is charged for participation in the Festival. Transportation costs and accommodation in Chelyabinsk for participation in the Festival's face-to-face events are paid by the sending party.


Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

The founder and organizer of the Festival is the Ministry of Ecology of the Chelyabinsk Region. The co-organizer of the Festival is the "Cinema Center named after S. A. Gerasimov".

The jury includes representatives of the founder and co-organizer of the Festival, cultural and art figures, specialists in the field of cinematography and advertising, representatives of state and local authorities on cultural and environmental issues, public figures in the field of ecology.




Official Website



Address: Cheljabinsk, Lenin Ave., 57, office. 212,
Ministry of Ecology of the Chelyabinsk region

Email: eco@kinofest74.ru

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    June 12, 2023
  • Earlybird Deadline
    September 30, 2023
  • Event Dates
    20 October 2023
Categories & Fees
  • Earlybird Deadline — free
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