XXIII International Festival of Documentary Films “Meetings in Siberia” September 15th – September 20th, 2020, Novosibirsk. DEADLINE : 15th May, 2020
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 10th, 2020 in case of visa-free entrance to the Russian Federation and not later than July 15th, if visa is necessary. 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 visa support, meetings and seeing-off at the airport as well as the organizational help during the festival.
There is no restriction for the date of production and themes. Festival accepts only documentaries. The films that are in open access in internet are not accepted.
For previous selection link for downloading is needed. Entre form is available on http://www.docfest.ru
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.