The main aim of the festival is to present works of talented filmmakers from Brazil, India, China and RSA (Republic of South Africa) to Russian spectators. Such a festival could help people to know and understand each other better, to acquaint with culture, history and traditions the unique nature of BRICS countries.

We want to show to Russian audience fiction, documentary and short films which were the winners and participants of International film festivals in last few years.
One of the Russian channels called Pro-TV will be involved to the evaluation process and will broadcast all the works in special TV BRICS program devoted to EchoFilmFestivals BRICS – EFF BRICS. The broadcasting and preselecting process will last from August 1st, 2017 to November 30th, 2017.
The audience and professional Jury will choose nominee, who will be invited for the live screening session and award ceremony which will take place in Moscow in Cosmos Cinema December 14 to 16, 2017.
We are welcome You to take part in EchoFilmFestivals BRICS.
• The participation is for free.
• The number of films per one participant is unlimited.
• Year of creation not earlier 2012.
• Your film must have been participated in one of the International Film Festival
• Film topics can be: history, culture, cuisine, traditions, travelling, sport, modern problems and others that will help to introduce Your country to the audience.
If you are interested in the festival and you want to show your unique films to Russian audience and if you want to take a chance to visit Moscow - send your films and take a part in our EchoFilmFestivals BRICS.

Awards & Prizes
BEST FEATURE FILM
BEST DOC
BEST SHORT FILM
BEST SHORT DOC

and special awards:
Best Director
Best Music
Best Idea
Best Actor
Best Actress .

Please read our rules and terms before you make a submission!
The EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS), its committee and its employees, are not liable nor will be held responsible if copyrighted materials or unauthorized materials are included in the film. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to secure proper permission from the copyright holder of stock footage, music or any other material, which could violate another entity’s copyright or exclusive use of material.

We accept submissions of all genres with no limit in running times, but please make sure they are submitted in the correct category. The submitted film must be a participant of International film festivals in last few years.
All screening copies must have English subtitles.
One of the Russian channels called Pro-TV will be involved to the evaluation process and will broadcast all the works in special TV-BRICS program devoted to EchoFilmFestivals BRICS – EFF BRICS. The broadcasting and preselecting process will last from August 1st, 2017 to November 30th, 2017.
If your film is preselected for broadcasting stage, you must provide a high quality H264 file and dialog list in English.
The audience and professional Jury will choose nominee, who will be invited for the live screening session and award ceremony which will take place in Moscow in Cosmos Movie Theatre December 14 to 16, 2017.
Do not send other material till you are requested.

If you wish to be eligible for multiple awards you should submit to several categories.
All films made and produced during 2012 and later will be accepted.
During unexpected circumstances, we can at our discretion change date of event. We are not responsible for any copyright infringement of your material and you give us the permission to publish your images, poster and trailer on our website and/or social media pages. The submission of all films represents an agreement to the policies set forth in the submission guidelines.

Terms and Conditions:
I hereby agree to permit my film to be screened at the EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS). I am the sole owner of all legal rights and title and have the authority to submit the enclosed materials to the EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS). I guarantee that all rights necessary for a film festival screening have been obtained.

I will indemnify and hold harmless the EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS) or its employees; EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS), individually and collectively, from and against all claims, demands, losses, damages, judgments, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to attorney’s fees and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, publicity, screening, credits, and loss of or damage to the screening materials entered. I understand that, unless otherwise specified, that EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS) provides no financial compensation for any exhibition of my work.

The EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS) reserves the right to use the submitted publicity information, photos, and excerpts in its marketing and publicity, including online formats, for the festival and any other uses related to the promotion of the festival. The EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS) also reserves the right to exhibit submissions in other EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS) sponsored venues. I understand, am authorized to accept, and agree to abide by all terms listed in this release and in the submission guidelines.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
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    Somnath Jagtap

    Nice EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS)

    March 2018
  • Great Festival!
    Great Communication team!

    January 2018
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    Olga Shtol

    Спасибо за прекрасный кинофестиваль - праздник! Очень рады были стать его частью! Фильм Ценность!

    January 2018
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    Robin Gengan

    a truly educational and value added experience. Excellent feedback from the organizers.

    January 2018
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    Kumar Raj ( Rajendrakumar M. R. )

    Dear Eugeny
    Our special comments :
    We are very proud & glad for our feature film " Tara the journey of love & passion " film team to be part of your prestigious film festival .
    We have suggestions which we would like to put forward for positive improvement of our film festival to grow & become worlds no1 film festival & we will be happy to contribute positive suggestions in the growth of your film festival .
    a) PRESS INCLUDING TV , RADIO , FILM MAGAZINES , ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINES , EVENT COMPANIES , MAGAZINES , E -NEWS PAPERS has to be invited by your festival coordinator has to send our invitations to entire press to cover the event . regular press releases send before and after the event .
    b) The consulates of all countries to be invited
    c) Govt officials , minsters to be invited
    d) Big sponsors to be invited
    e) The tourism ministry & tourism department to be notified in advance to include the film festivals in all their publicity & printouts
    f) There has to be advertisement / publicity in local news papaers & on billboards which are sponsored .
    g) Big names in show biz in the country have to be invited to make the event successful
    h) Tie up with colleges & schools to ensure all seats are filled up during all screenings and award function no seat should be empty .
    i ) Have interns for the film festival taken from media colleges where by you have 30 interns to help during the film festival
    j) There should be photographers interns from photography college . there should be 25 photographers clicking pics .
    k) Red carpers have to be bigger
    l) The publicity boards for taking pix in front have to be bigger & better
    m) The directors -producers & lead actress have to be sponsored to fly down for film festival with help of big sponsors .
    n) Sponsors you have to tie up with biggest advertising companies , event management companies radio , billboard & tv companies for big sponsorship tie ups
    o) You can get sponsors form various consulates , govt bodies , event management companies , film commissions etc .
    Good luck i can keep going on
    Would love you to succeed in very big way & become no 1 in world , we are there to stand by you all the time we promise you .
    Good luck
    God bless you
    Best regards
    Kumar Raj ( Producer & Director )
    E: kumarrajproductions@yahoo.com
    Umair Siddiqui ( Film Festival Director For Feature Film Tara )
    C: +919773503615
    E: umairfilmfestivaldirector@gmail.com
    Kumar Raj Productons

    January 2018