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Light to the world

International youth film festival.

About

“I am the light of the world; whoever follows Me will not be walk in darkness, but will have the light of life “(Jn. 8: 12)

1.Purpose: to promote spiritual and moral, Patriotic, artistic and aesthetic education of modern youth.

2.Tasks:

– create an environment of healthy creative communication between children’s and youth film studios and individual young film enthusiasts;

– provide methodological and practical assistance to specialists working in the field of children’s and youth film-making, as well as education and upbringing of children and youth;

– identify and support gifted children;

– identify and support young film enthusiasts and film enthusiasts who make films for children, promoting traditional spiritual and moral values, patriotism, and a healthy lifestyle.

3.Organizer of competition:

The Festival is co-organized by the Rybinsk diocese of the Yaroslavl Metropolitan of the Russian Orthodox Church and the national Fund for support of copyright holders (Moscow).

The festival is supported by: Orthodox information Agency “Russian chronicle” (Yaroslavl); MOUDO Duc “Yaroslavich” (Yaroslavl); center “Sunny” (Rybinsk); LLC “Production center “Kinodvor” (Yaroslavl); gallery of modern Orthodox art and painting “Under the Holy cover” (Uglich).

The festival is held with the support of the administration of the Yaroslavl region and its subjects, state, commercial and public structures, as well as the media.

 

Awards

Diplomas and unique gifts

Rules

  • Professionals and film enthusiasts are invited to participate by category:
  1. category ” Light to the world. Children”: children’s groups and individual authors.
  2. A movie can only fall into the category if at least one of the following conditions is met:
  3. The age of the main Director is not older than 17 years (at the time of the film’s creation);
  4. The age of the main operator-not older than 17 years (at the time of the film);
  5. Age of most actors (or presenters for TV programs and documentaries) – not older than 17 years (at the time of the film);
  6. The age of the creators of all animated images (drawings, three-dimensional figures and objects, computer images, etc.) – not older than 17 years (at the time of creation of the film).
  • “Light to the world” Category: youth groups and individual authors.
  1. A movie can only fall into the category if at least one of the following conditions is met:
  2. The age of the main Director is from 18 to 35 years (at the time of the film’s creation);
  3. The age of the main operator – from 18 to 35 years (at the time of creation of the film);
  4. Most actors (or presenters for TV programs and documentaries) are between 18 and 35 years old (at the time of the film’s creation);
  5. The age of the creators of all animated images (drawings, three-dimensional figures and objects, computer images, etc.) – from 18 to 35 years (at the time of creation of the film).
  • Category ” Light to the world. Films for children”: groups and individual authors, without age restrictions, making films for children, the main character (s)in which are children who are not included in the category “Light”. Children” and “Light to the world”.
  • Conditions:
  1. films and programs created not earlier than 2017 are accepted for participation in the competition program of the festival. The working language of the Festival is Russian. Programs (films) created in a foreign language must have subtitles in Russian or simultaneous translation. As an exception, the organizing Committee can accept a film with subtitles in English.
  2. Movies are accepted via file sharing in AVCHD, AVI, MOV, MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 format. HD movies are welcome. The link to the films must be up to date until the end of the final of the festival.
  3. from one author films are accepted only one in the category – one clip, one game, etc., (except for cases when different Directors within the same Studio present their work in the same category), from one Studio can be several works, if they have different Directors.
  4. do not accept works that advertise the activities of totalitarian, occult, satanic and any other destructive sects, psychics, magicians, sorcerers, healers, etc. List of the most famous sects and cults: http://iriney.ru/alfavitnyij-spisok.html#
  5. the international youth film festival “Light to the world” is held in two stages: the selection of the best video works (in absentia) and the final. A Selection Committee is created to pass the works to the final part of the competition. The selection Committee makes a preliminary selection, as a result of which films of high technical and artistic level that meet the goals and objectives of the Festival are passed to the final. Films that have passed to the final are evaluated by the Jury of the film festival.
  6. Authors of films that have passed the final of the Festival are invited to the final events of the Festival, which will be held on may 13-16, 2020 in the Yaroslavl region (Rybinsk, Uglich, Tutaev, Yaroslavl).
  7. Films are rated on a 5-point system (from 0 to 5). Films that have received an average rating of 3.5 to 5 points, become winners of the festival and are awarded diplomas of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree. The other finalists receive incentive diplomas.

 

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

The jury consists of:

  • honored artist of the Russian Federation, winner of the “Oscar” Alexander Petrov (Yaroslavl);
  • honored worker of culture of Ukraine Archpriest Igor Sobko (Dnipro);
  • member of the Public chamber of the Union state, Director of the highest category Sergey Katier (Minsk);
  • TV presenter of the channel “Nostalgia” Vladimir Glazunov (Moscow);
  • President of the film festival “Popoli e Religioni – Terni Film Festival” Katia Malatesta
  • President of the Saint Vladimir film festival Alena Ivanichenko (Sevastopol);
  • Anna Yan, President of the “Fresco” film festival (Yerevan)
  • program Director of the Pokrov film festival Vladislav Robsky (Kiev);
  • head of the project “Probumerang-TV” and “Boom-TV”, member of the Association of media education specialists Alexander Muratov (Moscow);
  • head of the Film and TV Department in the Ministry of emergency situations of Russia Alexander Semenyuk (Moscow);
  • Director, screenwriter, producer, head of Soyuzmultfilm Department Sergey Strusovsky (Moscow);
  • Director, screenwriter, actor Vitaly Lyubetsky (Minsk);
  • Director, screenwriter, actor Ilya Belostotsky (Moscow);
  • teacher, researcher of the gallery “Under the blessed cover” Anastasia Belyaeva (Uglich);
  • Abbot Raphael (Simakov) Abbot of the Church of the Archangel Michael, “What’s in the forest” (Uglich);
  • hieromonk Michael (Savin).

Documents

Place

Russia
Rybinsk, Yaroslavl, Uglich

Official website

kinofest-svetmiru.ru

Contacts

Address:

152901, Yaroslavl region,
Rybinsk, Krestovaya street, 3/5

Phone: +79038213716
E-mail: 
kinofest-svetmiru@yandex.ru

 

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    January 01, 2020
  • Earlybird Deadline
    February 10, 2020
  • Regular Deadline
    March 01, 2020
  • Notifications
    May 15, 2020
  • Event dates
    15 — 18 July 2020
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  • Earlybird Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — free
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