Mcguffin Youth Film Fest ()


16 Mar 2020
Call for entries

13 Sep 2020
Festival closed

13 Nov 2020
Notification date

19 Oct 2020
25 Oct 2020


-,  -, Moscow, -, Russia

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 20'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 20'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 19 October 2020      Festival end: 25 October 2020

Mcguffin Film Fest (#mcguffinfest) is the international film festival for teens. It is held annually in Moscow since 2016.

McGuffinFest consists of:

— Contest
Teen-made films on the big screen including Q&As, discussions and international jury evaluation

— 'McGuffin Talents' educational platform
for the participants to extend their knowledge and skills in the field of cinematography and video production, create new ideas and just have fun together

— Master-classes and workshops with famous cinematographers
for participants and festival guests

— Business program
Panel interviews, presentations and discussions

McGuffin Talents

is the unique educational platform for participants during the festival days in the best traditions of "Class A" film festivals.
Supervised and held by young acting cinematographers who share their experience with youngsters and create new ideas together.

In 2020 McGuffin Film Fest takes place in Moscow October 19-25.

— Grand Prix
— Audience choice
— Best documentary
— Best script
— Best director
— Best cinematography
— Best edit
— Best sound



2) Authors must be under 18 years old to participate in the competition.

3) Authors age categories: 12 - 18 years old

4) Works under 20 minutes

5) Not earlier than 2018

6) To submit a film fill out the entry form



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