"MAYKOP INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL" MIFF

MISSION
"MAIKOP INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL" (MIFF) IS CREATED WITH THE SUPPORT OF
"FESTIVAL PLUS". WE 2017 IT OPENS ITS FIRST SEASON AND WILL BE HELD ANNUALLY.
WE GIVE OPPORTUNITY FILMMAKERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD TO PRESENT THEIR WORKS.
WE DO NOT HAVE ANY RESTRICTION ON THE GENRE AND THEME FILMS.
ALL FILMS SELECTED FOR THE FESTIVAL MUST NOT BREAK THE LAW OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND THE MORAL AND ETHICAL STANDARDS.
MIFF WILL BE HELD IN A COZY CAFE "LODGE" ROOM WITH 70 SEATS, WHERE THERE IS A LARGE SCREEN AND AFTER EACH DEMOSTRATION OF THE FILM WILL BE HELD TO DISCASSION AND VOTING.
WE INVITE ALL FILMMAKERS TO TAKE PART IN THE FESTIVAL, AND TO GET OPINION FROM THE AUDIENCE.
FOR SPECTATORS WE DO ENTRANCE IS FREE AND EVERYONE CAN VISIT OUR FESTIVAL AND TO EXPRESS THEIR OPINION. MOVIES MIFF PRIZE WINNERS WILL RECEIVE AWARDS AND TWO SPECIAL PRIZES FROM THE JURY AND AUDIENCE AWARD.
NGO "FESTIVAL PLUS" FORMS THE PRIZE FUND AND INVITES SPONSORS FOR A NUMBER OF FESTIVALS IN RUSSIA, UKRAINE AND KAZAKHSTAN.

BEST FEATURE FILM
BEST SHORT FILM
BEST NATURE FILM
BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
BEST ANIMATION FILM
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM
BEST MUSIC FILM
BEST STUDENT FILM
BEST SCREENPLAY
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD

RULES & TERMS
THIS AGREEMENT IS BETWEEN "MAYKOP INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL" (MIFF) AND FILM-MAKERS.
THIS AGREEMENT WILL ENTER INTO FORCE IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE APPLICATION ON OUR PARTNER SITES.
MIFF HAS NO RESTRICTIONS ON GENRES OF FILMS.
THE LENGTH SHOULD NOT EXCEED 240 MINUTES.
THE FILM MUST BE MADE AFTER 1 JANUARY 2014.
THE FILM DOES NOT HAVE TO BE THE PREMIERE.
ALL FILMS SELECTED FOR THE FESTIVAL MUST NOT BREAK THE LAW OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND THE MORAL AND ETHICAL STANDARDS.
ALL MATERIALS ARE ONLY ONLINE AT THE FESTIVAL PARTNERS.
THE SELECTION OF FILMS IS ENGAGED IN THE JURY.
JURY CONSIDERS ONLY THOSE FILMS WHOSE AUTHORS HAVE PAID THE ENTRANCE FEE AT THE PARTNER SITES.
THE ENTRY FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE AND DOES NOT GIVE 100% GUARANTEES SHOWING THE FILM AT THE FESTIVAL.
ALL MATERIALS SENT TO MIFF WILL NOT BE RETURNED.
MIFF HAS THE RIGHT TO USE ALL THE PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS AND MOVIE TRAILERS FOR PLACEMENT ON THE FESTIVAL WEBSITE, AND MEDIA CHANNELS AND SOCIAL NETWORKS, SUCH AS YOUTUBE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, ETC.
ALL MATERIALS FOR THE SELECTION MUST HAVE ENGLISH SUBTITLES.
MOVIES THAT ARE SELECTED FOR THE FESTIVAL MUST HAVE RUSSIAN SUBTITLES.
FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS SHOULD INDEPENDENTLY SEND US A COPY OF YOUR MOVIE IN ANY DIGITAL FORMAT ONLINE.
FILMS SELECTED FOR SHOWING AT THE FESTIVAL, MUST PASS ALL STATE TESTING AND GETTING ROLLING CERTIFICATES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RUSSIAN LAW ON THEIR OWN.
MIFF HELPS TO MAKE SUBTITLES AND GO THROUGH ALL THE NECESSARY CHECKS RECEIPT OF ALL DOCUMENTS TO SHOW TO THE STATE AUTHORITIES, FOR A FEE, WHICH IS NEGOTIATED INDIVIDUALLY.
MIFF HAS THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO CHANGE THE DATE AND TIME, AND LOCATION, AND OTHER INFORMATION IN THE AGREEMENT. MIFF IS NOT OBLIGED TO NOTIFY THE FILMMAKERS ABOUT THE CHANGES.
THE NEW AGREEMENT COMES INTO FORCE IMMEDIATELY AFTER PUBLICATION ON THE FESTIVAL WEBSITE AND ON PARTNER SITES.
FILING IS AN ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE, THIS YOU AGREE TO ALL THE CONDITIONS PRESCRIBED ABOVE.
11.01.2017

Overall Rating
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  • Murtdha Hameed

    Thank you so much it was great to be with your festival

    August 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much.

  • Sara Reginella

    I am very happy to have been in Maykop Film Festival with "Start Up a War. Psychology of a conflict". Excellent quality, value, communication and good selections of films in this festival, thank you!

    July 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks Sarah. Your film was warmly received by the audience. caused a lot of emotions. Thanks for the film I look forward to meeting you at our festivals.

  • Germain Robin

    Thanks a lot to the MIFF's team whom gave us the first opportunity to show "The Noise of the Light" to the russian people! All exchanges with them was clear and easy. We hope the audience of the Festival enjoyed it!

    July 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks German. The festival audience really liked the whole competition program. There were discussions and votes.

  • Marek Budzynski

    An amazing festival. Well worth the money. You need to apply for next years event. I'll be submitting again.

    Excellent communication and a top class festival.

    July 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you for your evaluation. Waiting For Movies.

  • Muriel Paraboni

    We were very happy and honored to be part of the official selection at Maykop International Film Festival with our experimental film "Eventide". Thank you for this great opportunity to screen our film to Russian audiences through a serious and committed event, with great organization, communication and a selection of excelent films. Hope to return to Maykhop Festival with new works, wish the staff much sucess in next editions!

    August 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Muriel Paraboni Thank You.