REGULATION ON
INTERNATIONAL KIDS AND YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL
"GIFTS OF THE MAGI".

January 3 -19 2019
Tarragona, Spain
Mission, goal and aims
Mission
Popularization of humanistic ideas with the help of cinema resources; forming of international community responsible for development of children cinematography.
Goal
Help cinematographers in making films for children and with help of children and their further promoting (feature films, educational films, animations, documentaries) which are focused on wide audience (children or youth), promoting of peacemaking ideas.
Aims
  • Increasing interest to make films about children, for children and with the help of children that support humanity values;
  • Implementation and developing communication between cinematographers from different countries;
  • Acquaintance with professionals of world cinematography;
  • Exchanging experience and upgrading the professional level of participants;
  • Supporting young cinematographers.
Festival organizers
Organizing committee Is the supreme body of the festival. It provides financial, logistical, informational and further support in all spheres of festival activities.

The Head of organizing committee is the CEO of the Festival.

The modalities for the festival, participation requirements, criteria for selecting films, time limits for filling applications, awards and diplomas are determined by Festival Regulations.

Events program, lists of honored guests, scenario and the program of festival opening and closing ceremonies, protocol matters, symbolic, logo, award design and models of diplomas are determined by Executive Directorate.

The competition program and the list of international jury members are determined by Festival Program Committee.

Festival Financial Support is composed of funds provided by sponsors and of funds from tickets and souvenir production sales.

Sponsors of Festival can be legal entities and individuals supporting the mission, goals and aims of the festival, involved in organizing of the festival, financial support and implementation.
Next categories are invited
Cinema amateurs and professionals, who make movies for children and with them
Pedagogues, headmasters of cinema schools and studios, curators of programs
Students of cinema unions, schools and studios
Students of cinema unions, schools and studios
Filmmakers
And all other people who is interested in the process of making non–commercial fiction short movies and wants to know the educational system of cinematography, oriented on children.
Film requirements
The maximum acceptable film duration is 30 minutes
The release date should be no earlier than 2015 year
Film should be made with the participation of children (from 3 to 18 years)
Any film language is allowed (with obligatory Russian subtitles)
Films should be sent via file share in minimum file size, but with satisfactory show quality, preferably in HD resolution.
Films aimed at promotion of violence, racial or national hatred are not accepted
Awards
Grand–Prix is determined by children jury – participants of educational program within the festival. Special prizes from organizing committee members, founders and sponsors.

NOMINATIONS:
Best
feature film
Best
social film
Best
documentary film
Best
animation
Best
screenplay
Best
direction
Best
camera work
Best
actor
FESTIVAL JURY

Jury consists of leaders in cinematography, arts, directors of cinema schools and art associations.
You can apply for participation of your film in the festival

Application deadline for International Kids and Youth Film Festival "Gift of the magi": 01.11.2018 25.12.2019

Fill in the participation form on the website by clicking the button below

Please remember that we only accept films allowed for watching by the audience under 18 years old.
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Original name of film
Name of film in English
English subtitles availability
Country and city of production
Director
Screen writer
Operator and editor
Soundtrack
Producer
Actors
Film Studio
What festivals has the film been shown at?
Awards
Year of production
Duration
Brief information about the film and authors
Type of the film
Link
Phone number
Email
Website
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