"Sochi Film Festival" is an annual cultural event dedicated to strengthening the improvement of communication between people of different cultures through the art of cinema and moving images. We hold free festivals for citizens of Sochi, providing access to world-class cinema. We are striving to enrich the Russian cultural environment by presenting the film in a context that stimulates discussions and discussions.
We are increasing the cultural assets of the city of Sochi and its guests, showing a film from around the world. We also strive to promote a deeper understanding of diverse cultures from around the world, thereby contributing to the identity and orientation of Sochi as an international city.
This year's theme for our film festival "New Cinematographers" and should solve new beginnings: as new directors, new MBA students, new scenarios. We are looking for creative quality of art and short films that meet our requirements.

Awards & Prizes

Awards.

Best Feature Film
Best Cartoon
Best Documentary Film
Best Film of the nature
Best Short Feature Film
Best Short Dramatic Film
Best Cartoon Short
Best Short Documentary Film
Best Short film about the nature
Best Student Film
Best Screenplay
Special Jury Prize
People's Choice Award

Rules & Terms

RULES & TERMS

THIS AGREEMENT BETWEEN "SOCHI FILM FESTIVAL" (SFF) AND MOVIES MANUFACTURERS.

THIS AGREEMENT ENTRY INTO FORCE FROM THE MOMENT OF SUBMISSION ON THE SITES OF OUR PARTNERS.

SFF DOES NOT HAVE LIMITATIONS ON THE GENRE'S AND DIRECTIONS OF FILMS.

DURATION SHOULD NOT BE MORE THAN 240 MINUTES.

FILM MUST BE RELATED AFTER JANUARY 1, 2015.

THE FILM IS NOT OBLIGED TO BE PRIMARY.

ALL FILMS SELECTED FOR THE FESTIVAL, MUST NOT VIOLATE THE LAW OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND THE MORAL-ETHIC STANDARDS.

ALL MATERIALS ARE ONLY ONLINE ON THE SITES OF PARTNERS OF THE FESTIVAL OR ON DIRECT ON E-MAIL ONLY BY SHARES AND NEWSLETTERS.

THE FESTIVAL OF THE FESTIVAL IS SELECTING THE FILM.

JURY CONSIDERS ONLY THE FILMS, THE AUTHORS WHICH PAYED THE INITIAL CONTRIBUTION ON THE SITES OF PARTNERS.

The opening fee is NOT REFUNDABLE AND DOES NOT ALLOW THE 100% GUARANTEE OF THE FILM EXHIBITION AT THE FESTIVAL.

ALL MATERIALS WHICH WILL BE SENT TO SFF DO NOT RETURN.

SFF HAS THE RIGHT TO USE ALL ADVERTISING MATERIALS AND TRAILERS OF FILMS FOR PLACING ON THE SITE OF THE FESTIVAL, AND ON MEDIA CHANNELS AND IN SOTS NETWORKS, AS YUTYUB, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, ETC.

MATERIALS DIFFERENT FROM ENGLISH AND RUSSIAN LANGUAGE FOR SELECTION MUST HAVE AN ENGLISH OR RUSSIAN SUBTITLE.
FILMS PAST OFFICIAL SELECTION, RECOMMEND HAVE RUSSIAN SUBTITLES.

PARTICIPANTS OF THE FESTIVAL MUST PROVIDE THE COPY OF YOUR FILM IN ANY DIGITAL FORMAT, ONLINE.

FILMS SELECTED TO SHOW AT THE FESTIVAL, ALL STATE CHECKS MUST BE TAKEN. OBTAINING RENTAL CERTIFICATES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL EVENTS AT FESTIVALS IS NOT NECESSARILY UNDER THE LAW OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION.

SFF HELPS TO MAKE SUBTITLES AND TAKE ALL THE REQUIRED CHECKS OF OBTAINING ALL DOCUMENTS TO SHOW IN STATE INSTRUCTIONS, FOR A SEPARATE CHARGER, WHICH COULD BE INDICATED INDIVIDUALLY.

SFF ANY TIME TO CHANGE DATES AND TIME OF CARRYING OUT, ALSO VENUE AND OTHER INFORMATION IN THIS AGREEMENT. SFF DOES NOT HAVE TO ALERT THE MOVIE MANUFACTURER ON CHANGES.

WHEN REGISTERING ON THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO RECEIVE LETTERS WITH NEWS, PROMOTIONS AND OTHER MATERIALS.

NEW AGREEMENT ENTRY INTO FORCE AFTER THE PUBLICATION ON THE FESTIVAL SITE AND ON THE SITES OF THE PARTNERS.

SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION IS AN ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE, THESE YOU AGREE WITH ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS PREREQUISITED ABOVE.

ORGANIZER OF THE FESTIVAL AUTONOMOUS NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION IN THE SPHERE OF ARTS DEVELOPMENT "FESTIVAL PLUS"
01/11/2017

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    Robert J. Rogers

    One of my plays, "Hell on Neptune" is on the winners list. Because some of the writing is in Russian, I'm not sure what I won. Rest assured I'm honored to be amongst these worldly film makers, at this extremely prestigious film festival. Take care. Peace.

    R.J. Rogers ...

    February 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Hi R. J. Rogers. Your script is passed an official selection at our festival. Congratulations. But alas, he has not received the award. Thank you

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    Olga Shtol

    Уважаемые организаторы фестиваля!
    Благодарим Вас за праздник, за организацию кинофестиваля на высшем уровне! Успехов вам и удачи!

    February 2017