Организаторами фестиваля являются мэрия города Архангельска, телевизионная производящая студия «Поморфильм», МУК «Архангельский городской культурный центр».
Генеральная дирекция фестиваля студия «Поморфильм». В оргкомитет входят начальник управления культуры и молодежной политики, начальник управления по внешним связям и туризму мэрии города Архангельска; депутаты Архангельского областного собрания депутатов, депутаты Архангельской городской Думы, деятели культуры и искусства, спонсоры, другие заинтересованные лица.
The organizers of the Festival are the municipality of Arkhangelsk, the municipalities of the sister cities, the television studio “Pomorfilm”.
The Festival is directed by the Festival President (the mayor of Arkhangelsk), the Directorate and the Organizing Committee.
The Directorate of the Festival is Studio “Pomorfilm”. The organizing committee consists of Head of Culture and Youth Policy Department, Head of International Relations and Tourism Department of the Municipality of Arkhangelsk, the Arkhangelsk Regional Council of Deputies, the Arkhangelsk City Council of deputies, figures of culture and art, sponsors and other persons interested in this sphere.
In the Festival participate television amateur and professional films and programs (loops, serials, game, animation, news, documentaries, publicistic and other) on the theme of the contest created by the state, regional and commercial television and radio broadcasting channels, companies, studios, unions, as well as studios, companies of the educational institutions, teenager/youth film-video-television clubs, creative associations, studios, agencies of additional education for children and by independent writers and creative teams that are supporting the idea of the Festival.
One participant (group of authors) may submit no more than one work in each nomination. One work can be promoted to only one nomination.
The movies together with application and script in DVD format (for viewing on DVD recorders and computer), that have marking and the paid registration fee are accepted to the elimination viewing. Materials having flaws in the image or sound are not admitted for the participation in the contest. All costs on shipping of films and programs, together with the application-agreement are covered by the owner of the work.
The working language of the Festival is Russian. Programs (films), created in a foreign language must be superimposed subtitles in Russian or have simultaneous translation. “Cuts” of several programs are not accepted. Works must be made not earlier than in 2009 – 2011, and must be in line with regulations of the festival (goals / objectives, duration, the appropriate category and nomination), otherwise the screening committee has right not to provide works to the main jury. Works that won in other similar regional festivals and competitions are not admitted to the participation.
Films that promote violence, cruelty, alcohol abuse, movies that contain scenes with expletives, etc. not admitted to the participation in the festival.
Films and programs are accepted on DVD in DVD-video format (as an exception, by the decision of the organizing committee the Mini-DV can be accepted). Each film must have credits that necessarily indicate the name of the movie, the authorship, the word “end”, other titles are done at the discretion of the author.
The program of the competitive show is formed by the organizing committee and jury on the basis of pre-selection of films. The organizing committee does not return films/programs in DVCAM, Mini-DV and DVDs sent to the contest.
All costs associated with shipping of the materials are covered by the applicant.
Attention! Only nominees who receive accreditation (see paragraph Accreditation) are invited to the participation at Stage 4 of the competition.
The final decision on the inclusion of a film or program in the festival competition is made by the screening committee, which finishes its work on August 20, 2011.
The organizing committee of the Festival notifies managers of creative groups or individual authors if they pass the contest till the 3d stage of the competition.
The results of the competitive show are summarized by the main jury. The jury may not include persons who have participated in the creation of films that are shown at the competition. The contest results are announced on the closing day of the festival.
Up to 20 minutes.
The organizing committee and the directorate of the Festival establish prizes in order to promote creative growth of groups and individual authors, and the jury determines the winners.
All films or programs that have passed the competitive show are awarded with diplomas of the festival. The results are announced on the closing day of the contest at the Solemn Awards Ceremony.
Awarding is done for each category for all nominations with the presentation of gifts and certificates of I, II, III degree.
The presence of the author or the persons representing the work is required.
Grand price and two laureates: “Best Professional Film” and “Best Amateur Film”.
Grand price is awarded to the filmmakers (stage director or group of authors) for the best implementation of the theme of the festival.
Winners in two categories: “Best Amateur Film”, ” Best Professional Film” are awarded.
A more detailed program of the festival days will be announced by the organizing committee a week before the opening of the festival.