Years running: 9 (since 2014)


IV International Youth Festival of Short Films "Uni-KoRn"


Once two years in Arkhangelsk, the festival of short films "Unicorn" opens its doors to everyone.

Our project takes place in a free form. Nevertheless, a large number of specialists and professionals help us on a voluntary basis. And not only the platform, but also the eminent members of the jury.

The basis of the program of our festival is Russian production, and we also gladly accept works from any corner of the world.

Foreign guests will have the opportunity to read the information on the website in English, as well as receive a position and fill out a questionnaire in their native language. Or at least in English.



The film festival awards the following awards:

  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place "Best Feature Short Films" is awarded by the audience jury.
  • ​ 1st, 2nd and 3rd place "Best Documentary Short Film" is awarded by the audience jury.
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place "Best Animated Short Film" is awarded by the audience jury. 
  • "Best Short Film of the Festival” - the prize is awarded by a professional jury that has received the most votes outside the nomination.


The competition is attended by works, among the declared authors from 14 to 35 years old.

Both an individual author of the work and a group of persons who created the work can become a participant in the Competition. A participant or a group of authors of the Contest may submit several works for consideration, one in each nomination, but no more than three.

To participate, you need to fill out the Google form 

Participating work is pre-selected for compliance with the criteria of the state. In the future, a professional jury evaluates all the works and 10 works that will gain the most points participate in the final stage.

In three nominations, three works are selected with the most points and one work that received the most points outside the nomination becomes the best.

These nine works participate in the next stage, where the audience jury nominates 1, 2 or 3 places for each work.

Everything 10 works receive awards, the rest of the works are awarded a diploma for participation, which is issued when contacting the organizers in the form of an electronic or paper form by mail.

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

All works submitted to the Competition are evaluated by an expert jury, which includes leading directors, screenwriters, teachers and public figures. The winners of the audience voting at the closing ceremony of the festival immediately before the awards ceremony.

Biographies will be published about each jury member.



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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    August 01, 2021
  • Earlybird Deadline
    September 30, 2021
  • Notifications
    October 31, 2021
  • Event Dates
    1 August — 31 October 2021
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No contributions required

  • Earlybird Deadline — free
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