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Message to Man

Message to Man

Saint Petersburg International Documentary, Short Film and Animated Film Festival

Type : Feature film and short film festival
Theme : International festival
Location : Russia
Period : November

    Festival years (22)

    Event presentation

    Founded by the resolution of the Council of Ministers of the USSR of January 16, 1989, No. 29:
    "... agree with the proposal of the USSR State Committee for Cinematography and the Union of Cinematographers of the USSR, supported by the Leningrad City Council, to hold in Leningrad from January 25 to 31, 1989 the first international festival of non-feature films under the motto 'Message to Man'.

    The organizing committee was headed by the chairman of the Leningrad City Executive Committee. All these years, the Goskino of the USSR and the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and its film department, the Government of St. Petersburg and the Committee for Culture, and in more recent times also by the Federal Fund for Social and Economic Support of National Cinematography are organizationally and financially supporting IFF Message to Man.

    Accredited by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations FIAPF (France).

    It takes place annually in St. Petersburg.

    The team (2)

    Registration conditions for short films

    Films produced on or after : Janvier 2019
    Registration deadline : 31/05/2020
    Registration deadline by Unifrance : 31/05/2020
    UniFrance contacts at this event : Claire Willemin
    Registrations requiring fees
    Registration Form available on external website :

    Subtitling required
    Maximum runtime : Documentaires : 40' Fiction et Animation : 30' Expérimental: 15'
    Films produced on or after : Janvier 2019
    Genres accepted : All genres
    Pre-selection format requirements : Video File
    Screening format requirements : Streaming, DCP (Digital Cinema Package)


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