Kinematic Shorts


Years running: 10 (since 2012)

Kinematic Shorts

International short film festival


International short film Festival «Kinematic Shorts» is a film contest for emerging directors. The main aim of the Festival is to present new short films and to support young filmmakers, create the opportunity for filmmakers to show their film to a wide audience.


  • Main award: $1000 for the best film; chosen by the audience of the festival
  • All participants receive festival diploma


Festival committee is in search of short narrative films made between 2019-20 years with duration not more than 20 minutes previously never screened in Russia before and never screened on the Internet.

You can apply via FilmFreeway.

Premiere Requirements

National premiere required.

Jury and Organizers

Organized by "Tree Films" company



Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk, Krasnoyarsk, Tomsk, Rostov-na-Donu

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Tel: +7-951-783-51-33

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    March 10, 2020
  • Regular Deadline
    April 01, 2020
  • Earlybird Deadline
    May 01, 2020
  • Late Deadline
    July 20, 2020
  • Notifications
    September 27, 2020
  • Event Dates
    19 November — 5 December 2020
Categories & Fees

Fiction, comedy, drama, romance; duration 5 − 20 minutes.

  • Regular Deadline — $5
  • Earlybird Deadline — free
  • Late Deadline — $10
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