Years running: 7 (since 2014)

Ufa Youth Short Film Festival

The free cinema festival for young and ambitious cinematographers


Ufa Youth Short Film Festival "SIYANIE" is not only a competitive screening of films of young directors but also masterclasses in film production,
meetings with filmmakers and a real film forum, which will be held for more than five days.

The festival aims to develop creative abilities in the field of cinema, as well as stimulate youth to an active creative life, develop skills and gain experience in film production.

Over 100 eligible participants will be invited to the festival, which will be held from April 21 to April 26, 2020, in Ufa. Winners will be awarded cash certificates.




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: 

  • Best film:  50 000 rubles
  • 2nd place: 30 000 rubles,
  • 3d place:  20 000 rubles.

Competition of 14-17 years old directors: 

  • Best film:  30 000 rubles
  • 2nd place: 20 000 rubles,
  • 3d place:  10 000 rubles.


  1. Best fiction film;
  2. Best directing;
  3. Best male actor (up to 17 years old);
  4. Best male actor (more than 18 years old);
  5. Best female actor (up to 17 years old);
  6. Best female actor (more than 18 years old)
  7. Best script;
  8. Best cinematography;
  9. Best editing;
  10. Best film score;
  11. Best sound;
  12. Best documentary;
  13. Best animation;
  14. Best music video;
  15. Best mobile film.



  • Young people from 14 to 25 years old can take part in the festival.
  • Participation in the festival is free, furthermore, participants will be provided with accommodation, a city tour and a unique opportunity to meet with representatives of the film business.

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement




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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    December 02, 2019
  • Late Deadline
    March 22, 2020
  • Event dates
    21 — 26 April 2020
Categories & Fees

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  • Late Deadline — free

Возрастная категория присваивается в зависимости от возраста режиссёра фильма.

  • Late Deadline — free

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