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When and where will be SPIFF?

SPIFF makes regular thematic screenings in different places of Saint-Petersburg.

No internet screenings — only live show!

First screening of SPIFF took place in November 2017.

Exact dates and places of screenings are posted on the site and Facebook page of the SPIFF.

ENTRY FEE

The fees are different for different competitions and started from nothing!

SUBMIT HERE!

What films are accepted?

SPIFF accepts short films, animation, dance video and music video from professionals, students and amateurs from all over the World.

We only accept submissions via platforms (FilmFreeWay, Clickforfestivals, Reelport, Movibeta etc.). We don’t accept submissions via post, e-mail and so on.

All non-Russian language films, animation must have English subtitles.

Films, animation in English must also have English subtitles.

Works in progress are not accepted.

There are no premier restrictions for the submitted films, but your film shouldn’t be available in a free access in the Internet (YouTube and so on, but protected, private links are OK).

Music video, dance video can be in a free access in the Internet.

You may submit multiple entries but must make a separate entry for every film and pay an entry fee for each.

We give fee waivers only for directors from Saint-Petersburg (Russia).

ALL SUBMITTED FILMS SHOULD FIT THE THEME OF THE CURRENT SPIFF SCREENING. IF YOUR FILM DOESN’T FIT THE THEME OF THE CURRENT SPIFF SCREENING, YOUR ENTRY WILL BE DISQUALIFIED WITHOUT REFUND OF ENTRY FEE.

Your film is worth it to see the world!

NEWS

Winners of SPIFF World Cup of genre cinema

Comedies competition Grand Prix voted by audience — 100$ cash award — The Bribe (fiction, dir. Леша Харитонов (Alex Kharitonov), Russia, 2018) Best Film, Best screenplay, Best actor — White …

Selection of SPIFF World Cup of genre cinema

Announcing the Selection of SPIFF World Cup of genre cinema Comedies competition — Grand-Prix 100$ cash The screening will take place on the 14th of Februaryat the ALEXANDRINSKY THEATRE’S NEW …