International film festival of socially oriented short films, videos and social advertising «LAMP» is accepting applications for participation until October 20, 2017.
Festival is popular among both amateurs and professional filmmakers, concerned with solving socially significant problems worldwide. NGOs, volunteers, groups of activists and young people, interested in developing of creative potential and making our world a better place, submit entries annually to the Jury of the Festival.
Every year entries reveal stories about people, volunteers, who contribute to changing people’s lives within their communities and around the world.
In 2017, the theme of film festival is «Human. Action. Choice». The nominations are as follows:
- «Social video»
- «Social advertisement»
- «Short film»
- «Special Focus» (for young filmmakers between the ages of 10-18)
«LAMP» International Film Festival is annually held by «Vector of Friendship» Organization and the National Association for Education Development «Notebook of Friendship» since 2014. The event becomes the outstanding completion of the International forum «Volunteer of Russia». During the Forum, members of the Selection Committee are expected to give a series of original workshops and share their experiences in the field of cinematography with participants of the event.
In June 2017, the cinematic platform was presented in the framework of the International conference EDUCATION#INFOCUS at the United Nations Office at Geneva (Switzerland). It was highly estimated by international experts, who highlighted the importance of promoting volunteer values through the language of cinematography.
«LAMP» international film festival takes place in Perm, Russia. Review of works that have been selected to the shortlist as well as workshops will be held on November 29-30, 2017. Awarding ceremony of winners is to be conducted on November 30 within the framework of the closing ceremony of the International forum «Volunteer of Russia 2017».
The submission deadline is October 20, 2017. For further information, please visit our website www.eng.lampakino.ru.
Contact person — Vera Zubkova, manager of the «LAMP» Film Festival.
Tel: +7 (495) 241-26-97 (ext. 108)