NIZHNY NOVGOROD INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL. A new independent platform in the beautiful, ancient city of Nizhny Novgorod for new and experienced filmmakers who will have the opportunity to present their films to the audience worldwide.

Best International Film

Best National Film

Best Director

Best Editor

Best Cinematographer

Best Screenplay

People’s Choice

All genres

Films are to be no less than 1 minutes and no more than 30 minutes in length, including credits.

Films must have been completed not more than two years before the opening date of the festival.

All entries with dialogue not in the English language must be subtitled in English.

Nizhny Novgorod International Short Film Festival may make copies of films that are selected for the purposes of censorship, obtaining media reviews/stories and for exhibition purposes.

The person submitting this film warrants to Nizhny Novgorod International Short Film Festival that they have obtained all the necessary permissions to enter this film and that the film does not infringe the rights, including copyright, of any third party.

The person submitting this film agrees that Nizhny Novgorod International Short Film Festival it's board, sponsors and partners, and judges, individually and collectively will not be held responsible for losses, damages, costs and liabilities relating to any films submitted to this festival.

By entering the film festival you give the Nizhny Novgorod International Short Film Festival permission to screen your film in the cinemas of Nizhny Novgorod.

Overall Rating
  • Acacia Araujo

    I was very happy and proud that my short was selected! Thank you!

    December 2022
  • Ekaterina PROMOTION

    Фильмы были отобраны, однако коммуникации с фестивалем не было. Ни приглашения на показы, ни рассылки программы или расписания.

    Спасибо, конечно, что отобрали, но больше отправлять от нашего агенства кино мы не будем. Очень некрасиво со стороны фестиваля не уделять внимание авторам.

    November 2022
  • Hello

    I hope to see you in a proper ceremony and the winners enjoy the moment ..

    Good luck

    November 2022
  • thank you very much for everything

    November 2022
  • François Pirotte

    I’m very grateful for being part of this festival’s selection and proud to have received the People’s Choice Award! I also really hope to be able to attend next year!

    October 2021