Years running: 15 (since 2007)

New Horizon

International youth festival of short cinema and animation.


International youth festival of short cinema and animation «New horizon» is a non-commercial event, held annually in Voronezh.

It is a movie (cartoon) contest among young authors. The festival made to rebirth, save and develop our national film-making traditions.


According to the results of festival winners will be awarded in two directions at the following nominations:

  • best film (Grand Prix);
  • best Director;
  • best cinematography;
  • best work of the artist;
  • best screenplay;
  • best actor;
  • best actress;
  • by the name of S.N. Penzin;
  • best documentary;
  • best animation film;
  • best children film (made by children or for children);
  • audience choice award.

Special nominations:

  • for the best film about his/her city;
  • for the best poster of the film;
  • for the best music video;
  • for the best Patriotic film;
  • for the best comic movie.


  • The festival is open to all authors (co-authors) of films, documentaries (including social videos), music (music videos) and animation films in the format of video viewing format set by this statement. The age of participants should be not less than 12 and not more than 35 years old.
  • film you’ve sent should be with the copy of distribution certificate which give us the right to translate this film in cinema screen.

To participate in the contest it is necessary:

  • fill in the application form of the participant,
  • send a film - on the disk by mai, via e-mail - or send a link for downloading.

Submission formats: of mkv, vob, mpeg4 or avi

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Organizers of a Film Festival

  • Department of education, science and youth policy of the Voronezh region;
  • Voronezh region’s state budget institution “Regional youth center”;
  • Youth government of the Voronezh region.




Official Website



394000, Voronezh,
Revolution Avenue, 32,
к. 102


Project Manager: Lebed Evgeny,
phone 8(952)541-21-72

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    January 08, 2018
  • Deadline
    March 05, 2018
  • Event Dates
    23 — 28 April 2018
Categories & Fees

films, documentaries (including social videos), music (music videos) and animation (no more than 30 minutes).

  • Deadline — free
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