XXVI International Festival of Documentary Films “Meetings in Siberia”October 23 - 29, 2023, Novosibirsk. DEADLINE : 25th June, 2023
International Festival of Documentary Films “Meetings in Siberia” is held in Novosibirsk (Russia). The festival has prizes of honour (no money) for the best documentary feature film and for the best documentary short film. International Festival of Documentary Films “Meetings in Siberia” has international student competition and prizes of honour (no money) for the best student film.The main goal of the festival is to inform the Siberian audience about processes taking place in the world as well as to show the Siberian realities and to create conditions for fruitful and collaborative dialog of documentary filmmakers. The distinctive feature of the festival is communication, opportunity to create new projects on national and international levels. Seminars, workshops are part of “Meetings in Siberia”.
Unfortunately, the festival budget doesn’t allow paying travel expenses to participants. Only specially invited guests could be provided with travel tickets and a half board accommodation. The persons, wishing to participate in the Festival as visitors, should inform the organizers and discuss the conditions of participation not later than AUGUST 25-th, 2023. All the expenses dealing with participation in the Festival (travel, accommodation costs etc.) should be paid by the guests themselves. The Festival can provide the guests with meetings and seeing-off at the airport as well as the organizational help during the festival.
The date of production have to be 5 previous years. Festival accepts only documentaries. Theme of the festival films must be : CULTURE, ART, NATURE.
For previous selection link for downloading is needed. Entre form is available on http://www.docfest.ru/podat-zayavky/
DCP, BLU- RAY, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 (1920/1080)
As for length, festival prefers films no longer than 60 min, but exceptions are possible. Lists of dialogs in English and English subtitles are obligatory.