The International Youth Festival of Short Cinema and Animation METERS is one of the most famous cultural events in Russia. The interest for this event among young movie directors from different countries and cinema stars grows every year.
"METERS" is hold annually in TVER - one of Russian ancient cities located between Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Festival is a place for showing shortmovies and animation and discussing it , and, sure, for some experiments.
Festival "METERS" is a space where the spectator has an opportunity to meet the section of modern short cinema and animation that is representing the authors of new generation.
The Festival provides with a space for communication between young authors and professionals from different countries and works as a place for knowledge and experience exchange.
The participants of the Festival are authors of the age from 18 to 35.
The following short cinema genres are available:
- experimental films,
- music videoclips.
This year the festival takes place the 4th time.
Previous years the festival program included films of directors from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Poland, Serbia, Czechia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Germany, Denmark, England, Australia, Argentina.
The Qualifying round of the IV International Youth Festival of short films and animations «METERS» has finished! 70 films from 23 countries were included in the list of finalists.
The authors of these movies have been invited to participate in the Festival. The Jury will watch movies and decide who will win.
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.
The 2012 Festival is expceted to bring you another three glorious days crammed with film demonstrations, special events and parties.
Among Festival partners are Russian and foreign cultural centers and movie academies.
Special shows are held in different cities of Russia and the world. These events took place in Munchen (2009), Berlin (2010), The Rhön, Dusseldorf and Aachen (2011), Nizhny Novgorod (2010, 2011), Saint-Petersburg (Russia, 2010), Kazan (2010), Kharkiv (2011), Tula (2011), Perm (2011), Moscow (2011).
The Festival is held anually, usually in the fall (October/November).
The winners of The Fifth International Youth Festival of Short Films and Animation METERS November 10 at the ceremony.read more..
Pictures made by contemporary young photographers and already the acknowledged masters of photography. According to the authors, in the space will be combined old and new technology - projectors, electronic music and movie cameras beginning of the XX century!read more..
Directors of the Puerto Rico and China will participate in the festival for the first time! Directors from more than 30 countries took part in the qualifying round of the festival METERSread more..