SPIFF World Cup of Genre Cinema will take place from 14 till 16 of February 2020 in the Grand Cinema Hall (460 seats) of the main cinema St.-Petersburg — Rodina
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.
The fees are different for different competitions and started from nothing!
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!
Thank you all our lovely filmmakers! You can submit to our festival 2020 right now!
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