Zero Plus


Years running: 9 (since 2014)

Zero Plus

International film festival of films for children and youth, parents & teachers


Aims of the festival:

  • Promotion and popularization of high-quality films, which foster a positive, creative and formative worldview in children and young people, strengthen traditional common human values like friendship, family, creativity, profession, nature, etc.
  • Integration of cinema and education through formation of a collection of value-oriented films and carrying out educational screenings in schools, cultural and social institutions of the Russian Federation.
  • Setting and developing international relations with professionals in the sphere of children film, film education and film literacy – festivals management, producers, directors, screenwriters, animators, film experts, media pedagogues.
  • Provision of incentives for talented directors, scriptwriters, producers and other creators, whose projects contribute to the development of the audio-visual culture, maintain common human values and promote the best traditions of children’s and youth cinema.
  • Development of film education in Russia through the organization of film schools, seminars and workshops held by professional cinematographers.


"0+" crystal statuette

  1. The Grand Prix
  2. The Festival Management Award
  3. The Main Award for the best film in each competition
  4. Special Jury Award in each competition
  5. Children Jury Award
  6. Audience Award
  7. Diplomas of the Jury
  8. Special Awards from the festival’s partners


The Festival invites films, which foster a positive, formative and life-asserting worldview of children and young people:

  • are focused on strengthening common human values: family, friendship, childhood, understanding between people, talents and creativity, nurture and education, value of life, concern for nature, love for a profession, etc.
  • put forward such human qualities as kindness, friendliness, cheerfulness, care, diligence, generosity, humor, intelligence.
  • propose innovative and effective cases and solutions of the tasks in the spheres of society, culture, ecology, nurture and education, politics, economics, technologies, etc.

The festival doesn’t consider films which visualize destructive meanings and scenes regarding:

  • human personality: suffering, psychological disorder, suicidal thoughts, alcohol and drugs addiction, etc.
  • family, interpersonal relationships, social affairs: scandals, betrayals, violence, unresolved conflicts and dramas, careless attitude towards one another, crimes, wars, etc.
  • environment: disrespectful attitude to the nature, plant life, wildlife, planet in general.

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

The festival is an open public event organized by:

  • «Life & Business» creativity development foundation,
  • Federation of Contemporary Art,
  • Eurasia Film Festivals Association,
  • Russian Association of Film Pedagogues.

The festival is held with the support of:

  • Administration of the President of the Russian Federation
  • Tyumen region government
  • Tyumen region civic chamber

The Festival Jury consists of distinguished people of art, culture and cinematography from all over the world. People taking part in the production or commercial distribution of the films selected for the competition, cannot join the jury board. The children’s jury is formed of participants of Zero Plus film school and other children and teenagers involved in Zero Plus project events.




Official Website



Barnaulskaya Street 92, building 1/1. 

625041, Tyumen city, Russia

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    November 29, 2021
  • Earlybird Deadline
    March 31, 2022
  • Last Deadline
    April 20, 2022
  • Notifications
    July 31, 2022
  • Event Dates
    25 September — 2 October 2022
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