Chelkinofest is seeking for authors from 18-35 years who make movies about people and for people and wish for making the world better with their movies.

-Best fiction shorts
-Best documentary shorts
-Best International short
-Best pitching project.

The jury will also award: best screenplay, best directing, best cinematogprahy, best montage, best acting.

The winners get diplomas, statuettes and prizes. In case of the winner lives in another city, the award will be delivered via post service.

1. Applicants can be authors or author teams (students Film and TV Making, Journalistics, cinematography school students, independent directors) 18-35 years.
2. One applicant can send up to 5 films.
3. Applicants can participate virtually.

Application requirements:
1. The film must be finished no earlier than 1 January, 2018
2. Application deadline: 1 March
You can also send your application form to with the following files:
-application form
-your photo/s JPEG (if the video has more than one director)
-photo of your tutor JPEG
-2 screenshots from your video.

3. The running time must be within 30 min.

4. The video must contain opening titles with the author name, the place you study in, actors' list, creative and technical team.

5. Please, name your video in that order: Video title, your name, college, category, running time (Good Movie, Social, Wilson, Un.of The Arts London, 15 min.).

6. The rude words are strictly forbidden.

If you apply for Pitching, please, send us no later than 20 March to

-application form
-screenplay written in Kit Scenarist

Premiere Requirements: No premiere requirement.

The festival provides prticipants with the accomodation and meals, but unfortunately we can't cover your journey costs.

Overall Rating
  • Огромное спасибо организаторам за фестиваль и за фильмы, которые посчастливилось увидеть! Обязательно буду следить за этим фестивалем в дальнейшем. До встречи в будущем году!

    April 2018