We are now welcoming your applications for the 8th International Children's Film and Television Festival "KINOSVET"!

The deadline for submission is June 19, 2024. Hurry up!

This year our festival will take place in September 2024 in Minsk, the exact dates are to be confirmed.

The festival consists of three stages.

🔹 Stage I (organisational) takes place from March 19 to June 19, 2024, during which the organising committee accepts applications.

🔹Stage II (selection) takes place from June 20 to July 19, 2024, during which the selection committee reviews films and selects festival nominees.

🔹Stage III (competitive) — autumn 2024 (exact date to be confirmed) — screenings of nominated films, educational workshops, awarding of festival winners.

⚠️Submitting a film for participation in the festival is subject to a fee of 7 euros, or 700 Russian rubles, or 25 Belarusian rubles for each work.
To apply for the festival, you need to:

✅Fill out the Google form

✅After completing the Google form, payment details will be sent to your email.

✅To ensure that your payment is acknowledged, please send us the payment receipt via email.

✅If your work meets the requirements, it will be accepted for participation. A participant diploma will be sent to you by post after the end of the festival.

We look forward to receiving your works!

  • Development of cinematography;
  • Moral upbringing of children and adolescents;
  • Forming of young people’s personality through cinema;
  • Introducing the younger generation to spiritual culture;
  • Increasing the interest in youth film production globally.
  • Enriching the world with kind films that portray humane ideas and moral values to make it brighter;
  • Reviving children’s, youth, and family cinema;
  • Drawing global attention to social issues related to children, those in need, and nature;
  • Promoting true, universal spiritual values;
  • Educating a new generation of filmmakers;
  • Expanding and strengthening ties among filmmakers from different countries working for children and youth;
  • Drawing the attention of governmental, public, and commercial organisations to the support of children’s and family filmmaking, as well as encouraging young filmmakers.

«KINOSVET» Festival is a spiritual and moral event aimed at supporting moral values, promoting goodness worldwide and healthy lifestyle through personal example. Therefore, there are certain rules at our festival.

The following is prohibited on the festival grounds:

1. Consumption of any alcoholic, tobacco, or narcotic products.
2. Any aggressive and disrespectful behavior.
3. Profanity.
4. Any disrespectful treatment of food.

The festival’s selection committee gives priority to films addressing friendship, loyalty, unity, honor, love, compassion, mercy, respect, diligence, responsibility, patience, sincerity, and other moral values.

Films should not contain:
— Scenes and plots that offend the feelings of believers (of various denominations and religions);
— Plots and frames advertising or promoting drugs, alcohol, smoking, and other bad habits;
— Scenes of cruelty and violence;
— Profanity and indecent expressions.