The main aim of the festival is to present works of talented filmmakers from Brazil, India, China and RSA (Republic of South Africa) to Russian spectators. Such a festival could help people to know and understand each other better, to acquaint with culture, history and traditions the unique nature of BRICS countries.

About EFF BRICS

We want to show to Russian audience fiction, documentary and short films which were the winners and participants of International film festivals in last few years.

One of the Russian channels called Pro-TV will be involved to the evaluation process and will broadcast all the works in special TV BRICS program devoted to EchoFilmFestivals BRICS – EFF BRICS. The broadcasting and preselecting process will last from August 1st, 2017 to November 1st, 2017.

The audience and professional Jury will choose nominee, who will be invited for the live screening session and award ceremony which will take place in Moscow in Cosmos Movie Theatre December 14 to 16, 2017.

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We are welcome You to take part in EchoFilmFestivals BRICS.

  • The participation is for free.
  • The number of films per one participant is unlimited.
  • Year of creation not earlier 2012.
  • Your film must have been participated in one of the International Film Festival
  • Film topics can be: history, culture, cuisine, traditions, travelling, sport, modern problems and others that will help to introduce Your country to the audience.

If you are interested in the festival and you want to show your unique films to Russian audience and if you want to take a chance to visit Moscow - send your films and take a part in our EchoFilmFestivals BRICS.


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Rules and Terms

Please read our rules and terms before you make a submission!

The EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS), its committee and its employees, are not liable nor will be held responsible if copyrighted materials or unauthorized materials are included in the film. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to secure proper permission from the copyright holder of stock footage, music or any other material, which could violate another entity’s copyright or exclusive use of material.

We accept submissions of all genres with no limit in running times, but please make sure they are submitted in the correct category. The submitted film must be a participant of International film festivals in last few years. All screening copies must have English subtitles.

One of the Russian channels called Pro-TV will be involved to the evaluation process and will broadcast all the works in special program devoted to EchoFilmFestivals BRICS – EFF BRICS. The broadcasting and preselecting process will last from August 1st, 2017 to November 1st, 2017.

If your film is preselected for broadcasting stage, you must provide a high quality H264 file and dialog list in English. The audience and professional Jury will choose nominee, who will be invited for the live screening session and award ceremony which will take place in Moscow in Cosmos Movie Theatre 14 to 16 December, 2017.

Do not send other material till you are requested.

If you wish to be eligible for multiple awards you should submit to several categories.

All films made and produced during 2012 and later will be accepted.

During unexpected circumstances, we can at our discretion change date of event. We are not responsible for any copyright infringement of your material and you give us the permission to publish your images, poster and trailer on our website and/or social media pages. The submission of all films represents an agreement to the policies set forth in the submission guidelines.


Terms and Conditions:

I hereby agree to permit my film to be screened at the EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS). I am the sole owner of all legal rights and title and have the authority to submit the enclosed materials to the EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS). I guarantee that all rights necessary for a film festival screening have been obtained.

I will indemnify and hold harmless the EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS) or its employees; EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS), individually and collectively, from and against all claims, demands, losses, damages, judgments, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to attorney’s fees and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, publicity, screening, credits, and loss of or damage to the screening materials entered. I understand that, unless otherwise specified, that EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS) provides no financial compensation for any exhibition of my work.

The EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS) reserves the right to use the submitted publicity information, photos, and excerpts in its marketing and publicity, including online formats, for the festival and any other uses related to the promotion of the festival. The EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS) also reserves the right to exhibit submissions in other EchoFilmFestivals BRICS (EFF BRICS) sponsored venues. I understand, am authorized to accept, and agree to abide by all terms listed in this release and in the submission guidelines.


Jury

We do believe that every movie is the result of hard work and, as such, they will be handled by our jury with full attention and the best works deserve our acknowledgment and appreciation.

The head of our jury – Igor Ugolnikov, actor, director and producer, award winner at the first International Film Festival of BRICS - "Rapid Lion".

Our jury members – experienced filmmakers and critics.


Awards & PrizesFestival Prize

  • BEST FEATURE FILM
  • BEST SHORT FEATURE FILM
  • BEST DOC FILM
  • BEST SHORT DOC FILM

and special awards:

  • Best Director
  • Best Music
  • Best Idea
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress

All nominants will get the Festival Statuette.


Echo Festival BRICS partners


Министерство культуры Российской Федерации
Россотрудничество
Московское кино

Brazilian Center
Китайский Культурный Центр в Москве
Jawaharlal Nehru Cultural Center, Moscow
Генеральное консульство России в Кейптауне

Русско-азиатский союз промышленников и предпринимателей
Российский Союз молодежи
МОСТ
Евразийская Академия Телевидения и Радио (ЕАТР)


Registration

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