Genesis international film festival (GIFF) is a creative competition where everyone can show their talent and be judged by a highly professional jury. GIFF was born out of the need to discover new talent among filmmakers - from filmmakers to CGIs.

The missions of the festival are tо:
- create a platform for demonstrating participant's unique view on art
- reward the best works with well-deserved attention
- build a community for exchanging useful contacts between creative people

Also we (organizers) want to show that each human being is a unique person with his own special outlook on life and art, and with the help of works from all over the world, we want to show how art can be diverse.

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Winners will receive diplomas, laurels, customized statuettes or other prizes (depending on the nomination).

▸ SHORT FILMS (30 min. max)
🥇 Best Short Film – Grand prix
🏆 Best Short Film – Drama
🏆 Best Short Film – Comedy
🏆 Best Short Film – Animation
🏆 Best Short Film – Experimental
🏆 Best Short Film – Arthouse / Indie film
🏆 Best Short Film – Fantasy
🏆🚀 Best Short Film – Sci-fi (science fiction) - Organizer award
🎬 Best Director
🙍‍♀️ Best Actress
🙎‍♂️ Best Actor
🎥 Best Cinematographer
🎞️ Best Editing
🎼 Best Music or Score (Soundtrack, OST)
🏅 Best Visual Effects (VFX) - Organizer award

▸ FULL-LENGTH FEATURES (30 min.+)
📽️ Best Feature film
📌 Best Documentary film
🛋️ Best Web Series

▸ SCREENPLAYS
📝 Best Short Screenplay (filmed)
📝 Best Short Screenplay (script)
📝 Best Feature Screenplay (script)

▸ ENTERTAINMENT PROJECTS
🎼 Best Music Video
💵 Best Advertising video
🌌 Best AR/VR (Augmented and Virtual Reality Short Content)

▸ SPECIAL AWARDS
🎓 Best Debut (student) work
💎 Special award
✌️ People's Choice Award

1. All films must be submitted in English or with English subtitles.

2. There is entry fee required. Festival participation fees are non-refundable.

3. Work duration criteria:
- short films must be no longer than 30 minutes;
- documentaries must be no longer than 120 minutes;
- scripts must be no longer than 140 pages.

4. Selected films will be required to submit a high-resolution file of the project. To submit films for consideration to the Film Selection Committee fill out the online entry form and upload the film.

Accepted formats for visual artwork: .mp4 files, Vimeo/YouTube links, dropbox links or any cloud storage link.

5. All producers and/or directors who own the rights to the film they are submitting are eligible for competition.

6. Each filmmaker or producer may submit as many films as desired. An entry form for each work must be submitted.

7. If selected, participants will be notified via email in order to continue in the competition.

8. Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations

9. By submitting an application to us, you give us the right to show your film online and also in front of a live audience in Moscow, Russia. Not all nominated films will be screened.

By submitting, the individual or corporation submitting the project hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the project for screening and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.

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  • Thanks for inclusion and in the SCI FI category for our film, HELIGOLAND : Life Under a Black Sun. www.heligoland.xyz

    November 2021
  • Keith Saltojanes

    This is one of the better festivals on FilmFreeway! Definitely get the most out of it even during the pandemic. They promote your film in different ways too. Thanks for having STOCK FOOTAGE a part of the fest!

    September 2021
  • Alexander Bruckner

    Thank you so much for having us! :-)

    September 2021
  • Barbara Peikert

    A wonderful film festival organization team. Thank you for choosing AF_SO_MONT_ NB and Periplaneta.

    September 2021
  • Chris Bryans

    Happy to support a festival in its debut year. Even happier to have my screenplay, Just Be a Boy, announced as an official selection. All the best for the future.

    September 2021