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Zerkalo

International Film Festival named after Andrey Tarkovsky.

About

In 2007 to honor the Andrey Tarkovsky 75–th anniversary the RF Ivanovo Oblast Government supported by the RF Presidential Administration, the RF Ministry of Culture, the RF Godfilmofond, The Russia Filmmakers Union set “Zerkalo” International Film Festival named after the great director.

The Festival organizing committee is headed by Mikhail Men, the Ivanovo Oblast Governor. Marina Tarkovsky, the director’s sister, is one of the inspirers and organizers of the movie forum. Since 2010 the Festival is headed by a Russian director, People’s Artist of Russia Pavel Lungin.

Zerkalo IFF's program comprises: 

  • The festival's opening ceremony; 
  • International competition of feature-length fiction films; 
  • Russian cinema program, "Us"; 
  • "Tarkovsky Context" program; 
  • "Costume in Film" program; 
  • Animation program; 
  • "Films on Wheels" program, held across Ivanovo Region; 
  • Special screenings and programs; 
  • "Youth" workshop for young filmmakers; 
  • "Agittextile" animation workshop; 
  • International academic conference "Imaginary Tarkovsky"; 
  • Book fair and book presentations; 
  • Closing ceremony and awards presentation; 
  • Special screenings in Moscow. 

Each film will be screened a maximum of three times during the festival, including press screenings. 

Awards

  • THE GRAND PRIX 
  • BEST DIRECTION AWARD 
  • PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 
  • ORGANIZING COMMITTEE'S SPECIAL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO FILM ART 
  • ORGANIZING COMMITTEE'S SPECIAL AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTION TO ANDREY TARKOVSKY'S CINEMA 
  • "VOICE" AWARD FROM THE YOUNG FILM CRITICS' JURY, to one film in the international competition 
  • AUDIENCE AWARD, to one film in the "Us" Russian film program

Rules

The fiction film competition is only open to productions finished no earlier than January 1 of the previous year. 

World and international premieres are given preference in the competition program. 

Films in competition will only be accepted in digital copies, in DCP format. 

Additional materials for every film to be presented in the festival's program must be received by the festival's management no later than May 9 of current year, as follows: 

  • The film's dialogue list in the original language and in either Russian or English; 
  • Publicity materials for the festival catalogue: annotation, crew and cast information, film stills (300 DPI), photos (300 DPI) and biographies of talent attending the festival; 
  • Trailer video; 
  • DVD or a link to a screener copy for subtitling purposes. 

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

“Zerkalo” Film Festival was established by Ivanovo Oblast Government (Ivanovo Oblast Department of Culture and Cultural Heritage), supported by the RF Presidential Administration, the RF State Duma, the RF Ministry of Culture. 

 

Documents

Place

Russia
Ivanovo

Official website

zerkalo.space

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Deadline
    May 15, 2019
  • Event dates
    14 — 21 June 2019
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