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Leonid Khromov International Film Festival

International Film Festival of Short and Feature Films.

About

Leonid Khromov International Film Festival (LKIFF) was founded in 2020 by producer and entrepreneur Leonid Khromov. LKIFF is an independent platform for international cinema, where bright and ambitious beginners and experienced filmmakers can present their films to the international community.

The LKIFF jury consists of creative and vibrant people who are professionals in their fields (actors, producers, directors, film critics, etc.). Full-length, medium-length and short-length feature films and documentaries, as well as film scripts are accepted for participation in the festival.

Awards

The main prize of the Festival: Grand Prize (diploma + gifts from sponsors of the Festival + possible cash prize). The prize is awarded to feature films.

Best short feature film of the Festival: Best Short Film (diploma + gifts from sponsors of the Festival).

Best Medium Feature Film of the Festival: Best Medium Film (diploma + gifts from sponsors of the Festival).

All other nominations receive diplomas: Best Drama, Best Comedy, Best Science Fiction, Best Action, Best Documentary, Best Animated Feature, Best Screenplay, and Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Director.

The organizer can establish additional nominations at its discretion.

The organizer can increase the number of prizes and their monetary value at their discretion.

Rules

MOVIE REQUIREMENTS

  • Short, mid-length and full-length films that were filmed not earlier than January 1, 2019 are accepted for participation in the Festival. Duration of short feature films: no more than 25 minutes (including titles). Duration of medium-length films: from 25 to 59 minutes (including titles). Duration of feature films: over 60 minutes (including titles). The duration of documentaries is not regulated. The duration of animated films is not regulated.
  • The film must be recorded in Full HD (1920x1080).
  • All non-English films must be with English subtitles.
  • All films must be submitted through the FilmFreeway or Festhome online platform. In some cases, exceptions are allowed when the film director, for technical reasons, cannot send his film through the online platform.
  • Incomplete films will be considered on condition that they are completed before the start of the Festival.
  • Premiere requirements. To participate in the festival, the screening of a film does not have to be premiere.
  • A director can submit more than one film, but for this he must fill out a separate application for participation and pay a fee for each film.

SCRIPTING REQUIREMENTS

  • Screenplays of short, medium and full-length films that were written no earlier than January 1, 2019 are accepted for participation in the Festival.
  • Scripts written in English or Russian are accepted for consideration. Number of pages: no more than 25 (A4 format) for short films, up to 59 for medium-length films and from 60 to 90 for full-length films.
  • All scripts must be submitted through the FilmFreeway or Festhome online platform. In some cases, exceptions are allowed when the scriptwriter, for technical reasons, cannot submit his script through the online platform.
  • Unfinished scripts will be considered on condition that they are completed before the start of the Festival.
  • A screenwriter can submit more than one film script, but for this he must fill out a separate application for participation and pay a fee for each film script.

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Leonid Khromov (Russia) - President of the international film festival LKIFF. Chairman of the jury. Director, producer, screenwriter, actor. Producer of the international beauty contest Smile Universe.

Natalya Soboleva (France) - President of the Franco-Russian Association Natalie. Poetess.

Ekaterina Baskakova (Austria) - Business mentor, personality development specialist, art house cinema expert.

Documents

Place

Russia
Moscow

Official website

lkiff.com

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    November 23, 2020
  • Deadline
    March 01, 2021
  • Notifications
    March 05, 2021
  • Event dates
    24 April 2021
Categories & Fees

Films from 25 to 59 minutes

  • Deadline — $25

Duration is not regulated

  • Deadline — $20

Feature films (more than 60 minutes)

  • Deadline — $30

Duration not regulated

  • Deadline — $35

Short films (up to 25 minutes)

  • Deadline — $20

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