Years running: 6 (since 2014)

Public projector

Ukranian short film festival.


The festival is held in the city of Nikolaev since 2014. The festival takes part in films with a duration of up to 20 minutes in three main categories: "Feature Cinema", "Documentary Cinema" and "Audience Sympathies", as well as in several special nominations.

The winners in each nomination receive cash prizes from the General Partner of the festival - the All-Ukrainian Charitable Foundation Igor Yankovsky "Initiative for the Future".


  • Fiction Film
  • Documentary film
  • The Viewer’s choice

The prize fund is 45 000 hryvnia. 


  • Festival invites Ukranian directors and all Ukrainians who have a necessary technique, equipment and certain skills to take part in a competition.
  • Films must be completed from September 1, 2018 to September 1, 2019.
  • If there is another author's footage in a film, it's authorship must be indicated.
  • The duration of the film must not exceed 20 minutes.
  • Acceptable format: AVI or MPEG-4. The video resolution must be 1280x720 or more.
  • There are two sections: fiction and documentary. Animation is to be considered as a fiction film.
  • Any commercials or political advertising are forbidden. There must be no propaganda of xenophobia and war, scenes of violence, the human dignity's insults and violations of Ukrainian law.
  • Films are not to be published via Internet until October 1, 2019

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

The jury consists of leading Ukrainian filmmakers, producers and actors, as well as the head of the State Agency for Cinema Films Filip Ilienko.




Official website



54001, Ukraine, Mykolaiv
Shneersona street 21
Phone: +38 (093) 459 83 52


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    July 01, 2019
  • Deadline
    September 01, 2019
  • Event dates
    28 — 29 September 2019
Categories & Fees

Fiction and animation (1−20 minutes)

  • Deadline — free

Documentary (1−20 minutes)

  • Deadline — free
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