The International Children's and Youth Film Festival "SALAM" established in 2019, takes place in Baku, Azerbaijan. This is a festival in which Azerbaijani teenagers and teenagers from all over the world between the ages13 and 17 participate. Over the course of several days , participants watch together new talented international feature and animation films for their age category, participate in master classes and make their first short film in groups. Teenagers - participants are also the main jury of the festival and , based on the results of screenings , choose the winning film. The goals of the festival are to introduce teenagers to the art of cinema , to show films created for them , but also cultural exchange and friendship between teenagers from different countries.
1) Best feature film ;
2) Jury special award ;
3) Special award from the festival organizers.
The films should not be shorter than 45 minutes (does not apply in Azerbaijani competition). No premiere requirement.
Eligible formats are 35 mm and 16 mm film, DCP, Blu-ray and DVD.
Send link to email@example.com or DVD with submitted film by mail. The entry form must be accompanied by a dialogue list, in English, by some stills, posters and further press material, as well as a short biography, a filmography and a photo of the film's director and producer.