"0+" International film festival is aimed at:
1. promotion and popularization of high-quality films, which foster a positive, creative and formative worldview in children and young people, strengthen common human values like family, childhood, friendship, kindness, nature, love for a profession, etc.
2. integration of cinema and education by creating a collection of value-oriented films for carrying out educational screenings in schools and social institutions of Russia.

Winners of the festival receive beautiful crystal statuettes depicting a Family Tree and 0+ symbol.

FILM SELECTION CRITERIA AND PARAMETERS
The Festival invites films, which foster a positive, formative and life-asserting worldview of children and young people:
• are focused on strengthening common human values: family, friendship, childhood, understanding between people, talents and creativity, nurture and education, value of life, concern for nature, love for a profession, etc.
• put forward such human qualities as kindness, friendliness, cheerfulness, care, diligence, generosity, humor, intelligence.
• propose innovative and effective cases and solutions of the tasks in the spheres of society, culture, ecology, nurture and education, politics, economics, technologies, etc.

The festival doesn’t consider films which visualize destructive meanings and scenes regarding:
• human personality: suffering, psychological disorder, suicidal thoughts, alcohol and drugs addiction, etc.
• family, interpersonal relationships, social affairs: scandals, betrayals, violence, unresolved conflicts and dramas, careless attitude towards one another, crimes, wars, etc.
• environment: disrespectful attitude to the nature, plant life, wildlife, planet in general.

The International competition program invites:

• FEATURE FILMS
Year of production: 2013-2018
Duration: from 60 mins

• SHORT FICTION FILMS
Year of production: 2013-2018
Duration: from 3 to 40 mins

• SHORT ANIMATED FILMS
Year of production: 2013-2018
Duration: from 3 to 40 mins

• POPULAR SCIENCE, DOCUMENTARY,
EDUCATIONAL FILMS
Year of production: 2013-2018
Duration: from 3 to 100 mins

• DOCUMENTARIES “NATURE & MAN”
Year of production: 2013-2018
Duration: from 3 to 100 mins

The non-competition program invites:
• feature and short films, documentaries, and animated films of any duration and year of production, which correspond to the festival criteria.

If the original language of the submitted films is not English, English subtitles are required.
One applicant can submit not more than 3 films. The films which were selected to the previous editions of the festival cannot participate in the competition program of the 5th Zero Plus film festival.

THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS MAY 15, 2018

AGE RECOMMENDATIONS
The festival management has the right to provide the age recommendation for each selected film and illustrate it in the festival’s schedule and program. The numerical value of the recommendation cannot be lower than the value stated by a director or a production company.

“0+” EDUCATIONAL FILM COLLECTION AND ONLINE-CINEMA
All the films selected for the Festival program – both, competition and non-competition, with the consent of right holders, can be included in the “Zero Plus” film collection and applied in non-commercial educational screenings in schools and social institutions of Russia as well as screened online for the audience of Russian children and parents. The consent of the right holder can be confirmed in the online submission form on zeroplusff.ru.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF STAY AT THE FESTIVAL
The invitation of guests, the periods and conditions of their stay at the festival are the concern of the festival management. The festival management assumes the expenses on the accommodation and provision of meals for one representative of each selected film. The Festival also covers the expenses on the transfer from the airport to the hotel, from the hotel to the airport. The expenses on the international trip to and from the festival are covered by participants. In particular cases the festival management may partially cover the expenses on the transfer to the festival. The management can assist in getting visas, booking airline tickets and hotel rooms.
The participants of the competition program are to inform the festival management about their plan to visit the festival by August 1, 2018.

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  • Delphine Alexandre

    we were so happy to participate at this festival and to receive a price !!! Thank you very much !
    Les DelphineS (My Inner Child)

    December 2017
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    Response from festival:

    We were happy to screen your film! Thank you!

  • I have had one award in this festival, after that I have been calling them and texting they not answering me or reply back to me, this is disrespectable.

    November 2017
  • mehdi heydari

    The festival is good and neat

    October 2017
  • Diogo Vilhena

    GREAT! GREAT! GREAT! GREAT! GREAT!

    December 2016
  • a wonderful opportunity for filmmakers to showcase their talent

    December 2016