Ufa Youth Short Film Festival is not only a competitive screening of films of young directors but also masterclasses in film production, meetings with filmmakers and a film forum, which will be held for more than five days.

The festival aims to develop creative abilities in the field of cinema, as well as stimulate youth to an active creative life, develop skills and gain experience in film production.

Over 100 eligible participants will be invited to the festival, which will be held from April 21 to April 26, 2020, in Ufa. Winners will be awarded cash certificates.

Winners of the competitive program are awarded with valuable prizes and certificates. Laureates are awarded souvenirs and certificates of participation.


Best short film
Best directing
Best male actor (up to 17 years old)
Best male actor (more than 18 years old)
Best female actor (up to 17 years old)
Best female actor (more than 18 years old)
Best script
Best cinematography
Best editing
Best film score
Best sound
Best documentary
Best animation
Best music video
Best mobile film

Competition of 18-25 years old directors:

Best film: 50 000 rubles
2nd place: 30 000 rubles,
3d place: 20 000 rubles.

Competition of 14-17 years old directors:

Best film: 30 000 rubles
2nd place: 20 000 rubles,
3d place: 10 000 rubles.

Only young people from 14 to 25 years old can take part in the festival.

Participation in the festival is free, furthermore, participants will be provided with accommodation, a city tour and a unique opportunity to meet with representatives of the film business.

No premiere requirement