Saint-Petersburg International Film Festival (SPIFF) includes: 
— cash prizes, statuettes and diplomas 
— the most reviewed by filmmakers film festival in Russia (the first and only Russian film festival in TOP-100 FilmFreeway) 
— only live screenings at the best venues of the biggest northern city in the World 
— overcrowded screening halls 

SPIFF 2021

We are announcing SPIFF 2021, which will take place during 3 days in August 2021. The winners will receive cash prizes!
The total prize fund is 550$!
Don’t miss a chance to screen your film in Saint-Petersburg and win money!

We are accepting submissions for 2 different competition programs:
1) SPIFF competition of films devoted to women.
2) SPIFF World Cup of Dance Video.

1) SPIFF competition of films devoted to women.
We accept short films (up to 30 min including credits) from any country in any style and any genre (fiction, animation, documentary, experimental, video-art), made not earlier than 2018 year.
Films, submitted to this competition, should be focused on women and the role of women in modern world.
Films can be created either female or male directors.
Films with dialogs (text) must be subtitled in English.

2) SPIFF World Cup of Dance Video.
We accept dance films (up to 20 min including credits) from any country in any style of any year. There are no premier requirements. Films can be available in Internet.

Cash prizes will be send to the winners by PayPal.
Entry fee is paid via submission platform.
Free film entry — only for filmmakers from Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
We only accept submissions via platforms. We don’t accept submissions via post, e-mail and so on.
Works in progress are not accepted.
You may submit multiple entries but must make a separate entry for every film and pay an entry fee for each.

We can give discount for multiple submissions (distributors, film schools and etc.) — please write us spiffestival@gmail.com.

Jury of SPIFF
SPIFF will have a separate international Jury for SPIFF competition of films devoted to women and SPIFF World Cup of Dance Video. Exact persons will be announced in 2021.

You can submit till 31.07.2021 by these links

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Awards of SPIFF 2021

SPIFF competition of films devoted to women.
Audience choice award (cash prize 50$, statuette)
Jury Awards
Best fiction film (cash prize 50$, statuette)
Best animation (cash prize 50$, statuette)
Best documentary (cash prize 50$, statuette)
Best experimental/video-art (cash prize 50$, statuette)
Best female director (diploma)
Best director (diploma)
Best actress (diploma)
Special mentions.

SPIFF World Cup of Dance Video.
Audience choice award (cash prize 100$, statuette)
Jury Awards
The Best film (cash prize 100$, statuette)
The Best choreography (cash prize 100$, statuette)
The Best director (statuette)
The Best DOP (diploma)
The Best male performance (diploma)
The Best female performance (diploma)
Special diplomas
Special mentions.

Every accepted film will receive the official laurel of the SPIFF. 
Director of every accepted film will receive 100% fee waiver for the next submission to the SPIFF.