Participation in the film contest

16 March 2011

Participation in the film contest

Do you want to offer your film for the contest? This section contains information for those who wish to submit a film to participate in the Festival contest.

Conditions of the pre-selection

Films proposed to participate in the competitive program must meet the following criteria:
— It has been completed with the 18 month prior to the beginning of the Festival;
— It is the first of second feature film;
— It has not participated at any Russian film festival of the year;
— It has not been presented in the internet.

To participate in the competition please fill in the registration form:
VOICES-2011 Registration form.doc

Duration of the film

A film must be more than 60 minutes running time. The application form must be completed and approved no later than May 1, 2011.


If the language of the original film version is not English , DVD version must be presented with English subtitles.

Carrier type

Whatever is the type of carried used during the filming (Mini DVD, Super 8, 35mm, ets...), a DVD version (Pal or NTSC format) without regional protection (zone 0) should be sent to the selection committee. Films on the other types of carrier (mini DVD, Beta, ets...)will not be accepted. Carrier with the film should be sent only once. You can also send the working version of the film. In this case the final or working film version should be indicated in the registration form.

Sending of DVD

DVD disks should be sent by registered mail of ID-reel company which organizes VOICES Festival.

Post adress:

ID-Reel, VOICES Festival 66 Avenue des Champs-Elysees, 75008 Paris, France

It should be noted on the envelope “Pour usage culturel seulement” (for noncommercial use only), declared value must be symbolic — 1 US $. The delivery of all the materials by the international delivery service, including transport costs and possible custom fees, must be paid by the sender. Otherwise, the organizers of the Festival reserve the right to reject receiving a parcel.


The Festival organizers do not return DVD after viewing the film. An application sent in time is no guarantee of participation in Festival program. We ask you to take into consideration the fact that we will not be able to response to all submitted applications.

Application deadline

Applicants must submit duly completed applications no later than the end date of their admission (May 1, 2011). It will ensure a high level of selection and adequate time for the preparation of the selected films.