Golden Raven

About

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 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.

Besides competitive and non-competitive film screenings, in order to realize its mission, the Festival carries out social, cultural and educational activities, organizing and holding a number of official events.

 These activities may include:

• business program (master classes, meetings, public discussions, round tables, conferences with representatives of the professional film community, as well as with representatives of local authorities, Russian and foreign media, etc.);

• educational program (master classes, lectures, meetings held primarily for children and youth on the basis of schools, libraries and other social facilities, and aimed at transferring knowledge in the field of cinematography);

•cultural program (creative evenings of the guests of the festival, creative meetings, cultural presentations, concerts, open sports trainings, excursions for participants and guests of the festival, etc.).

Awards

The following prizes are awarded according to the results of the Festival:

• Statuette "THE BIG GOLDEN RAVEN" - Grand-Prix of the Festival for the best film of full-length feature and documentary film competition according to the results of people's choice;

• Statuette "GOLDEN RAVEN" – the Festival prize for the best full-length feature or documentary film competition according to the decision of the expert jury;

• Statuette "GOLDEN RAVEN" - The prize of the Festival for best directing for the best full-length feature or documentary film competition according to the decision of the expert jury;

• Statuette "GOLDEN RAVEN" - The prize of the Festival for best script for the best full-length feature or documentary film competition according to the decision of the expert jury;

• Statuette "GOLDEN RAVEN" - The prize of the Festival for best cinematography for the best full-length feature or documentary film competition according to the decision of the expert jury;

• Medallion "GOLDEN RAVEN" - The prize of the Festival for the best film of short feature and documentary film competitions according to the results of people's choice;

• Medallion "GOLDEN RAVEN" - The prize of the Festival for the best short feature film competition according to the decision of the expert jury;

• Medallion "GOLDEN RAVEN" - The prize of the Festival for the best short documentary film competition according to the decision of the expert jury;

• Medallion "GOLDEN RAVEN" - Special Jury Prize for the full-length feature and documentary films competition prize (the nomination and the recipient of the prize are determined by the jury);

• Medallion "GOLDEN RAVEN" - Special Jury Prize for the short feature and documentary films competitions prize (the nomination and the recipient of the prize are determined by the jury);

• Medallion "GOLDEN RAVEN" - The prize of the Festival for the best short documentary film competition "FilmRisiong!" according to the decision of the expert jury;

• Medallion "GOLDEN RAVEN" - Special Prize of the Organizing Committee of the Film (awarded as agreed by the Organizing Committee).

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; a statuette and a medallion are not provided for these categories of awards).

The Organizing Committee of the Festival, as well as the Partners of the Festival, have the right to establish special prizes and diplomas by agreement.

The Festival Jury and the Festival Organizing Committee have the right not to award any of the above awards based on the results of the Festival events.

Rules

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;
  • international competitive selection of short animated 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.

International competitive selections of full-length feature and documentary films are reserved for:

  •  films over 52 minutes;
  • films produced after January 1, 2022;
  •  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 52 minutes;
  • films produced after January 1, 2022;
  • films of any themes and genres.

International competition program of animated short films are reserved for:

• films less than 52 minutes;

• films produced after January 1, 2022;

• films dedicated to Arctic or northern themes and reflecting the life of the population of the northern regions of the world, including indigenous peoples, nature and wildlife.

Regional competitive selection “FilmRising!” is reserved for:

  • short feature and documentary films less than 15 minutes;
  • films produced after January 1, 2021 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.

Display Format: DCP

Subtitle Language: English, Russian

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

The Festival is being held 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 Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Governor of the Chukotka Autonomous Region, Presidential Fund for Cultural Initiatives, the Government of the Chukotka Autonomous Region, the Russian Filmmakers’ Union, AU CHAO Okrkinovideoprokat.

To award the prizes of competitive programs the special international juries will be set up. Russian and foreign filmmakers, festival managers, representatives of different artistic jobs and public figures can be invited as jury members. The number of jury members may vary, but is limited from three to seven people.

 

Documents

Place

Russia
Anadyr

Official Website

goldenravenfilmfest.ru

Contacts

Address: 

123056, Moscow, Vasilievskaya str.,
bld.13/1, off.9
Russian Federation

Phone: +7(499)250-89-55
e-mail: goldenravenfilmfest@yandex.ru

 

Contact Emails

goldenravenfilmfest@yandex.ru

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    September 26, 2023
  • Extended Deadline
    December 31, 2023
  • Early Deadline
    January 31, 2024
  • Regular Deadline
    February 29, 2024
  • Notifications
    March 31, 2024
  • Event Dates
    15 — 28 April 2024
Categories & Fees

International competition program of animated short films are reserved for: • films less than 52 minutes; • films produced after January 1, 2022; • films dedicated to Arctic or northern themes and reflecting the life of the population of the northern regions of the world, including indigenous peoples, nature and wildlife.

  • Extended Deadline — free
  • Early Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — free

films produced after January 1, 2020, films of any themes and genres

  • Extended Deadline — free
  • Early Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — free

films produced after January 1, 2020, films dedicated to the Arctic or northern themes and reflecting the life of the population, primarily indigenous, of northern regions of the world

  • Extended Deadline — free
  • Early Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — free

films produced after January 1, 2020, films of any themes and genres

  • Extended Deadline — free
  • Early Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — free

ilms produced after January 1, 2020 on the territory of the Chukotka Autonomous Region and that have never before taken part in this section of the Festival

  • Extended Deadline — free
  • Early Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — free
  • Extended Deadline — free
  • Early Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — free
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