Regulation of the International Children’s Film and Television Festival “KINOSVET”

The International Children’s Film and Television Festival “KINOSVET” includes various programs for participation.

 In the “KinoLeader” ( CinemaLeader) Academy, children aged 10-18 who enrolled in film / television studios, film schools, creative associations, or film their own work on a camera, ,  video camera, or phone.

The program “KinoProfi” (CinemaPro) will include short films for children and adolescents that will be selected by the Festival’s Selection Committee. Selected works will be exhibit as charity shows at selected Latvian cinemas.

 Those wishing to present their work for participation in the festival must submit to the Organizing Committee of the festival an application for participation by the deadline set by the Organizing Committee. Selection of films for participation in the festival is carried out by the Festival’s Selection Committee.

All films participating in the festival must be sent together with the application to the organizing committee of the festival no later than May 1, 2019.

Films previously presented at other film festivals can take part in the competition.

The festival management reserves the right to use the fragments of the film for promotional purposes of the festival.

Technical requirements

All submitted works must be free of:

          – Scenes and subjects that offend and discriminate the feelings, looks, associations etc of devotees (of various faiths and religions);

          – plots and frames that advertise or promote drugs, alcohol, smoking, and other vices.

          – scenes of cruelty and violence

          – non-normative vocabulary and obscene language

The festival selection committee gives priority to films that elevates and promotes questions of friendship, loyalty, honor, love, compassion, mercy, respect, diligence, responsibility, patience, sincerity, and other moral values.

To pre-qualify for the festival selection, you need to send a link for downloading the movie. By agreement of the parties, another form of transfer of materials may be used. For any questions, please contact us at: festivalkinosvet@gmail.com

Duration of the work is not limited.

To participate in the festival, you need to provide materials for the booklet: an abstract of the film; A photo of the director; 2 frames from the competitive film. These should be sent to the festivalkinosvet@gmail.com  before June 1, 2019.

Materials submitted to the festival are not returned to the authors.

The organizers of the festival are not responsible for errors and inaccuracies contained in the application. Mounted fragments or excerpts from several programs are not accepted.

The organizers of the festival do not bear responsibility for violation of copyright by third parties.

Awards

​The festival includes the following programs:

«KinoLider»:

  • Feature film
  • Documentary
  • Animated film
  • TV program for children’s

​Five works from all over the world will be selected from each nomination.

​The festival of cinema and television «KINOSVET» is not aimed at supporting rivalry among young artists, but calls for collaboration and cooperation. ALL of the works selected for the festival already will be victorious. And ALL will receive memorable prizes at the festival.

“KinoProfi”

  • Feature film
  • Documentary
  • Animated film
  • TV program for children’s

One work from all over the world will be selected from each nomination.