November 29–30


The International Youth Festival of Short Cinema and Animation "METERS"
invites young authors - everybody who made short films.

18-35 years old from all over the world - to participate
in the 6th Festival 2015!!!!!

 "METERS" is hold annually in TVER - one of Russian ancient cities located between Moscow and St. Petersburg.

The following short cinema genres are available:
 - feature,
 - documentary,
 - animation, 
 - promo video,
 - music videoclips.

The timing - not more than 15 minutes.

The nominations are the following: 

  • Best feature film;
  • Best animated film;
  • Best Documentary;
  • The best promo film;
  • The best music video (timing - not more than 5 minutes);

Another videos are NOT accepted in the competition of the festival.

The winner receives diploma of the winner of festival, the festival figurine and  prizes which will be given by sponsors.

This year the festival will pass in the 7th time. Last years the festival program included films of directors from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Poland, Serbia, Czechia, Slovakia, Bulgaria,  Germany, Denmark, England,  Avtraliya, Argentina.

The International Youth Festival of Short Cinema and Animation "METERS" is a platform for communication and knowledge exchange between young filmmakers and professionals- directors, critics, producers and actors.

It is not only a Festival, it is a workshop.

All the Vip Guests and members of Jury will be holding special master classes for the participants.

Festival " METERS " is the space where the spectator has the opportunity to meet the section of modern short cinema and animation that is representing the authors of new generation.

The 2015 Festival promises to bring you another three glorious days crammed with film demonstrations, special events and parties.


-How to become a participant?

- EASY!!!!! 

Qualifying Stage:

  1. Please complete the on-line ENTRY FORM sending 3 best snapshots from the movie and the photo of the author.
  2. Send us your film copy in an adequate quality via internet  (mov or mp4, 1280 * 720, 1920 *1080).


Please provide your film with RUSSIAN subtitles.

It is not difficult - Address for the help to students who study foreign languages. We think they will be glad to help the young director to translate your scenario.

If your film is not in English please provide your film ENGLISH subtitles too. 

At the last resort send the script on English to festival to our translators to made subtitles.

DEADLINE 01.07.2015

All films take part in the qualifying round! We will report the results by e-mail.

Remember!!! The deadline of the qualifying stage is now postponed till the 1st of  July 2015
So the 1st of July 2015 is the last day we accept your films.

 Thank you for your attention to our Film Festival!

Welcome to the festival!
The organizers will provide two meals and lodging of participants at the hotel (3 days - Friday, Saturday, Sunday). Participants pay their trip themselves 


Information about the author

Name* :

Country* :

City* :

Age* :

Education* :

Filmography /if applicable/,
Participation in other festivals /if applicable/ (short)

Studio or creative group (if applicable):

Information about the film

Film crew* :

(operator, script, cast, special effects, computer graphics, music etc.) (You should indicate full names such as Andrew Pugovkin instead of A.Pugovkin)

Title (original and English)* :

Genre * :

(feature, documentary, animation, experimental (video-art) and music video)

Running time* :

Year of production* :

Annotation* :


Phone* :

Е-mail* :

Postal address:

Other means of communication:

Please attach 2-3 freeze-frames of the film and your portrait photo

I have read and accept the Conditions of the Festival

The Festival holds Special shows aimed to introduce short films to the audiences in other countries. Show already took place in Munchen (Germany, 2009), Berlin (Germany, 2010), Nizhny Novgorod (2010), Saint-Petersburg (2010), Kazan (2010), Kharkov (Ukraine, 2011), Tula (2011) and other cities. Are you ready to participate in shows? Respond in the form below:

I allow to demonstrate the film during
Special shows.

I do not allow to demonstrate the film during
Special shows.