Years running: 9 (since 2010)

Golden Peak

International festival of tourist and sports films.


From 14 to 17 November 2017 in St. Petersburg will host the
V international festival of tourist and sports films "GOLDEN PEAK", which will showcase the best works created by cinematographers of Russia, Spain, Greece, Maldives, Poland, Portugal, Austria, Czech Republic, Serbia, Estonia, Latvia and other countries, as well as the best of the international film festivals on relevant topics.

In the framework of St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum will host competitive screenings of the film Festival "GOLDEN PEAK" on 14 November at 19: 00 and
On 16 November at 18.00 in the Central city public library named after V. V. Mayakovsky at: Fontanka embankment, 46.

The award ceremony and screening of the best films of the Festival will be held on 17 November at 18: 30 in the Cinema "GIANT PARK" at the address: Alexander Park,
D. 4/3.

The Ceremony will be unique ensemble "KONEVETS QUARTET", which took part in leading international festivals in Russia, great Britain, USA, France, Italy, Ireland and Scandinavia. 

The festival is unique in its kind project, both professional and Amateur, covering dozens of countries and cities. Life without traveling, new experiences, nature and sports is unthinkable, knowledge of the world becomes the stimulus to a healthy and vibrant life. Cinema in all its diversity becomes the main helper, friend and companion of travelers. 

An extraordinary voyage around the world without leaving Saint-Petersburg: to get into unique places of Russia, the snowy Himalayas with a mystical spirit of the Tibetan monasteries, Cambodia, the ancient ruins of the ancient cities of the African Savannah with its lush jungles, Maldives the underwater Kingdom of coral reefs, the Islands of Greece with unique churches, Norway with its fjords, Karelia racing, dog sledding, enjoy the architecture and history of St. Petersburg – not many places where you can get with film festival "Golden peak" in one day.

In 2017, there were more than 400 applications to participate in the V International film Festival "GOLDEN PEAK", of which 137 films have passed the first stage of selection, and to be shown at the film Festival presents more than 50 films!

At the V International Festival of tourist and sports films
"GOLDEN PEAK" will feature the best works created by filmmakers from 24 countries - Austria, Belarus, Germany, Greece, Denmark, India, Iran, Spain, Kazakhstan, Maldives, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Finland, Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, South Ossetia and from 14 cities of Russia - Angarsk, Vyborg, Kazan, Luga, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Orenburg, Petrozavodsk, Pushkin, Saint - Petersburg, Ufa, Chelyabinsk, Yaroslavl.

In his films, the Festival "GOLDEN PEAK" talk about the amazing places, countries and cities where they've been for the last 3 years.

The program presents a vast panorama of world cinema in 2017, viewers will see movies about different countries: Azerbaijan, Albania, Belarus, India, Indonesia, Iceland, Yemen, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Kosovo, Latvia, Maldives, Nepal, Norway, Romania, Uzbekistan, France, Montenegro; about unique tourist sites: the Himalayas, the mountain Elbrus, the highest peak, mountain range Kichik-Alay, Dyatlov pass, the Veps villages of the Baikal-Amur Mainline, the White sea, shavlinskoe lake in the Altai mountains, Kandalaksha Bay, lake Baikal, lake Ebeity;
about landmark districts and regions: Kabardino-Balkaria, Kamchatka, Karelia, the Crimea, North Caucasus, Siberia, Tundra, the Urals; in Russian cities: Yekaterinburg, Kostroma, Kursk, Tomsk, Omsk, Saint Petersburg and its suburbs (Kronstadt, Pavlovsk, Peterhof), Sochi, Ufa.

The theme of the festival films are diverse: in addition to films about travel, are a lot of movies about sports beginning with these common types of sports like mountain climbing, water alloys, rowing, kayaking, running, climbing, kung fu, judo, Cycling, powerlifting, and ending with such rare and unusual, as wing-Chun, horse riding, paragliding, mushing dog sledding, skateboarding. Also in the films touches on socially significant themes - the sporting achievements of people with disabilities, the exploits of athletes during the siege of Leningrad, the Olympic games "Sochi-2014", preparing for the World Cup and others.

At the film Festival "GOLDEN PEAK" You will enjoy films about environmental issues - fiction, documentary and animated films about the cleanliness of the forest and water bodies, the friendship between people and wild animals, unique places on the planet, nature reserves and the importance of their preservation.

The films-participants of the Festival also deal with other interesting, important topics: features of travelling with young children and the whole family, hitchhiking, and space "travel"; the romance of the work of geologists and paleontologists; the problem of vandalism and the importance of preserving the unique cultural facilities; children's friendship, teenage love and relationships between parents and children.

At the film Festival "GOLDEN PEAK" viewers will be able to experience a variety of emotions, seeing many countries and cities with their characteristics, history and culture, remote places of the planet, which still manages to get the filmmakers!


GRAND Prix "GOLDEN PEAK" is given to the best film regardless of category.

Prize "GOLDEN PEAK" will be awarded to the best films in all categories.

Each participant of the Festival "GOLDEN PEAK" is given a memorable diploma.

Additionally, the nominees are awarded prizes by Partners of the Festival.

The jury of the Festival consisted of the cameraman, honored artist of Russia, people's artist of Russia Eduard Rozovsky Alexandrovich — operator of more than 80 films. In memory of the great master of cinema established the annual Prize for cinematography named after E. A. Rozovsky.


To participate in the Festival open for professional, Amateur and student films devoted to tourism, science, nature, sports, unique travel, cultural and historical objects of Saint Petersburg, Russia and foreign countries.
To participate in the Festival does not accept films that promote violence, cruelty, inebriated way of life, contain profanity, obscene gestures or movements.
All the films participating in the Festival must be manufactured after January 1, 2015.
Competitive nominations and the duration of the movie:

Tourism is a 13 minutes Business Event Environmental Scientific Ethnographic Cognitive Extreme (adventure) Mountain Water a Gastronomic Pilgrimage
Unique tourist destination – over 13 minutes
Sports – 13 minutes
Artkino – 13 minutes
Animated film – 13 minutes
Feature film – 13 minutes
Clip (music video) – no more than 5 minutes
Film and video travelers – no more than 5 minutes
One-minute film (free form) – 1 minute
Best children's film – 13 minutes, 11.
Best film in the field of diplomatic relations – no more than 13 minutes
Best promotional video of international film festival "GOLDEN PEAK" in the Internet – no more than 30 seconds
Films can be submitted in the following genres:

Documentary film – 26 minutes (for TV channels)
Journalistic film – 26 minutes (for TV channels)
Animated film – 13 minutes
Feature film – 13 minutes
Clip (music video) – no more than 5 minutes
One-minute film / music video (free form) – 1 minute
Note: Category "Unique tourist object" has the following conditions: the film must be about one tourist object only.

The "music video" nomination has the following conditions: a musical film based on one song or melody (the second melody during the initial and final credits).

Special screening: Presentation of National tourist committees, regions and cities in the Hotel business Movies, the duration of which exceeds the specified position in the duration, by decision of the Committee may be included in a special screening.

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

The jury consists of experts in the field of cinema, television, tourism, sports, marketing, distribution, PR-technologies and advertising, film critics and producers.

Film festival "GOLDEN PEAK" is held with the support of the Committee for tourism development of St. Petersburg, Committee for physical culture and sports of St. Petersburg, Committee
for culture of St. Petersburg.

The organizer of the film Festival "GOLDEN PEAK" is the film "FARAOH".



Saint Petersburg

Official website


General Director and producer: 
Irina Arkhipova:
+7 (812) 937-37-87

Organizing Committee: 
+7 (812) 944-40-37


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    January 01, 2017
  • Deadline
    September 07, 2017
  • Notifications
    November 05, 2017
  • Event dates
    14 — 17 November 2017
Categories & Fees


  • Deadline — 3,000 ₽


  • Deadline — 3,000 ₽


  • Deadline — 3,000 ₽
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