International short film Festival «Kinematic Shorts» is a film contest for emerging directors. The main aim of the Festival is to present new short films and to support young filmmakers, create the opportunity for filmmakers to show their film to a wide audience. The festival will take place in ten Russian cities.

We are proud that during the four year run Kinematic Shorts had shown in Russia winners and nominees of Oscar, Clermont-Ferrand, Sundance, Berlinale and many other prominent festivals.

Main award: $1000 for the best film; chosen by the audience of the festival.
All participants receive festival diploma

Festival committee is in search of short narrative (fiction) films made between 2019-20 years with duration not more than 20 minutes previously never screened in Russia before and never screened on the Internet.