Ufa Youth Short Film Festival is an international film forum included by the Russian Ministry of Culture into the register of official international film festivals. In the light of COVID-19 pandemic, the festival management made a decision to hold the Festival online.
The Festival program includes competitive screening of short films created by young people aged 14-25, as well as film production masterclasses, meetings with filmmakers and public talks. The festival aims to develop creative abilities in the field of cinema, as well as to encourage young people to lead an active creative life, develop skills and gain experience in film production.
Winners of the competitive program are awarded with valuable prizes and certificates. Laureates are awarded souvenirs and certificates of participation.
Competition of 18-25 years old directors:
Competition of 14-17 years old directors:
No premiere requirement
Jury and Organizers
Ruslan Nasibullin - festival director
Irina Bychkova - film editor, producer (TV Series: Ekaterina, Realnye patsany, Fizruk)
Thomas Mraz - multi-genre artist, singer and songwriter
Yulia Volkova - film Director, “Moviestart” portal editor, film selector
Talgat Safarov - producer, director, music video operator