9th International Film Festival "Cinema and You"
takes place on September 04-08, 2019 in Mariupol, Ukraine.

This is a bright event for professionals and amators in the field of cinema and television. The festival takes place in a picturesque place on the shore of the Azov Sea.
The International Film Festival "Cinema and You" began its start with the financial support of the European Union within the framework of the Eastern Partnership "Culture" program.
The objectives of the festival are:
• holding a competition for the best film, TV program;
• Encouragement of creative workers, in particular, young creators, leading and executors of films, TV programs;
• distribution of competitive works and their exchange among the producers of the participating countries;
• holding creative meetings of the organizers and jury members with the festival participants, acquaintance of the audience with the works presented at the Festival;
• Promoting the implementation of new ideas, the development of new trends and genres of film and television art.
• creation and updating of the video archive, library and information bank of the Festival.
Working language of the festival:
Ukrainian, Russian, English, another foreign language (subtitles are required in Russian for films of foreign production).
To participate are accepted:
- professional and amateur authors;
- TV companies, television associations;
- students of specialized universities

The program of the festival:
The official program of the festival consists of preliminary and festival stages.


The program of the festival:
The official program of the festival consists of preliminary and festival stages.

During the preliminary stage:
-providing screen works by authors;
-view of the jury's works;
 - selection of works for participation in the festival part of the competition;
- selection of works for participation in the International Festival "Slavic Tale" in Bulgaria.

The festival stage of the contest includes:
- viewing of the finalists' works by the participants of the festival and the jury;
- determination of winners by nominations;
- rewarding the winners with valuable gifts.

Competitive video nominations:
- short film (up to 30 min)
- full-length film (from 54 minutes to 1 hour 40 minutes)
- animation film (up to 15 min)
- clip (up to 5 min)
- documentary film (up to 30 min)
The jury of the festival has the right to introduce additional nominations.

From one author (team of authors) in each nomination is allowed no more than 2 works. The works submitted for the contest must be posted on any of the free file hosting companies (the application specifies a link to work).

Conditions of participation in the competitive program:
In the absence of a nominee (the author of the work or a member of the crew) at the festival stage of the competition, the work does not take part in the contest nomination, but goes beyond the competition.

The program of the festival:
The program and schedule of the festival is determined by the organizing committee of the festival.
Participants, press and guests of the festival:
Accredited participants are considered to be participants submitted in the Application. As guests of the festival are invited to film and television criticism, representatives of film and television organizations, famous directors, actors. Representatives of the media are invited to the competition in agreement with the organizing committee of the festival.

Accommodation: Accommodation in Mariupol.

During the festival you will find an interesting and exciting program:
-teminars and round tables
-Master classes from famous directors and actors
-art programs
-Sports entertainment
-prizes and gifts to winners

Overall Rating
  • Unfortunately I could not attend, the organizers were in contact by mail and social networks.
    Thanks for selected our short film and show it in Ukraine.

    September 2019
  • My film got invited but somehow there was no communication, no one invited me to the festival, nothing happened.

    September 2019
  • Everything is awesome! We received the Best Actor Award for our film "The Main Character". Thanks to the organizers for the invitation. You are the best!

    September 2019
  • Perfect! Замечательно! Организаторы фестиваля порадовали! Рекомендуем!

    September 2019
  • Thank you for such a wonderful festival. It is a big honour for us to take part and to win!
    We hope to visit and to participate again, but with new movies.
    Sincerely yours, Alexi Kiselev, "The smell of coffee woke me up"

    September 2019