Festivals: call for entries

Cinema Department: contest for the scripts




Call for submission of films to 4th International Women’s Film Festival-Herat, Afghanistan


The Secretariat of the 4th edition of the International Women’s Film Festival – Herat requests filmmakers to send in short or long feature and documentary films the main theme of which should be concerned with women-related issues for the one-week Festival to be held as of 11 October 2016 in Herat, Afghanistan. 


International Film Festival for documentaries of the Turkic-speaking countries


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  • Saturday, 28 May 2016

    "Dust of the Earth" will be shown at the International Film-School for young directors in Tbilisi


    The International Film-School "The Сommonwealth of the Young Film-Makers" will be held from May 30 to June 3, 2016 in Tbilisi. The main program of the event will be the competition for short fiction. Accredited participants will select the winners by secret ballot.

  • Friday, 27 May 2016

    Seide among the finalists for the BAFTA US Student Film Awards


    BAFTA Los Angeles has announced today the finalists for the BAFTA US Student Film Awards, which will be presented at a gala ceremony June 16, 2016 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. Now in its thirteenth year, the event identifies and celebrates the very best student short films produced in the US.

  • Thursday, 26 May 2016

    Soon coming: new film made by Amanbek Ajymat


    Amanbek Ajymat made his new documentary about woman who takes care of autistic children and cerebral palsy "Жашыл жазда кыялдарым орундалат" - means "Dreams Come True in the Spring".

    The National premiere will be on the May 31, 2016 on 6 pm in Cinema House, Bishkek.


  • Wednesday, 25 May 2016

    Talip Ibraimov. R.I.P.

  • Monday, 23 May 2016

    69th Festival de Cannes Awards


    The Jury of the 69th Festival de Cannes, presided by George Miller, has revealed the names of the 2016 prize-winners during the Awards Ceremony. Laurent Lafitte welcomed the prize-givers and winners onto the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, to the sound of music playing. The American actor, Mel Gibson, had the honour of awarding the Palme d’or to the best of the 21 films in Competition.


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