5th Annual

0+ International festival of films for children and youth

October 01, 2018 to October 07, 2018

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OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Short fiction films
The festival invites short fiction films, which foster a positive, formative and life-asserting worldview of children and young people:
• are focused on strengthening common human values: family, friendship, childhood, understanding between people, talents and creativity, nurture and education, value of life, concern for nature, love for a profession, etc.
• put forward such human qualities as kindness, friendliness, cheerfulness, care, diligence, generosity, humor, intelligence.
• propose innovative and effective cases and solutions of the tasks in the spheres of society, culture, ecology, nurture and education, politics, economics, technologies, etc.

The festival doesn’t consider films which visualize destructive meanings and scenes regarding:
• human personality: suffering, psychological disorder, suicidal thoughts, alcohol and drugs addiction, etc.
• family, interpersonal relationships, social affairs: scandals, betrayals, violence, unresolved conflicts and dramas, careless attitude towards one another, crimes, wars, etc.
• environment: disrespectful attitude to the nature, plant life, wildlife, planet in general.

What we expect from films:
- Joy, smiling, kindness,
- Kids and parents finding compromises,
- Friends making friendship firmer,
- People valuing life,
- Creativity and talents being expressed by people,
- Life tasks being tackled,
- Goals being achieved,
- Everything ending in a positive way
Short animated films
The Festival invites short animated films, which foster a positive, formative and life-asserting worldview of children and young people:
• are focused on strengthening common human values: family, friendship, childhood, understanding between people, talents and creativity, nurture and education, value of life, concern for nature, love for a profession, etc.
• put forward such human qualities as kindness, friendliness, cheerfulness, care, diligence, generosity, humor, intelligence.
• propose innovative and effective cases and solutions of the tasks in the spheres of society, culture, ecology, nurture and education, politics, economics, technologies, etc.

The festival doesn’t consider films which visualize destructive meanings and scenes regarding:
• human personality: suffering, psychological disorder, suicidal thoughts, alcohol and drugs addiction, etc.
• family, interpersonal relationships, social affairs: scandals, betrayals, violence, unresolved conflicts and dramas, careless attitude towards one another, crimes, wars, etc.
• environment: disrespectful attitude to the nature, plant life, wildlife, planet in general.

What we expect from the movies:
- Joy, smiling, kindness
- Kids and parents finding compromises
- Friends making friendship firmer
- People valuing life
- Creativity and talents being expressed by people
- Life tasks being tackled
- Goals being achieved
- Everything ending in a positive way
Zero Plus educational film collection & online cinema platform
By submitting your film to this category, you provide the festival management with the right to include it in the “Zero Plus” film collection and apply it in non-commercial educational screenings in schools and social institutions of Russia as well as screen it online via "Zero Plus" online cinema platform for the audience of Russian children and parents (after the festival experts consider the film corresponding the festival criteria).

This category invites films of all genres and years of production, which foster a positive, formative and life-asserting worldview of children and young people:
• are focused on strengthening common human values: family, friendship, childhood, understanding between people, talents and creativity, nurture and education, value of life, concern for nature, love for a profession, etc.
• put forward such human qualities as kindness, friendliness, cheerfulness, care, diligence, generosity, humor, intelligence.
• propose innovative and effective cases and solutions of the tasks in the spheres of society, culture, ecology, nurture and education, politics, economics, technologies, etc.

The festival doesn’t consider films which visualize destructive meanings and scenes regarding:
• human personality: suffering, psychological disorder, suicidal thoughts, alcohol and drugs addiction, etc.
• family, interpersonal relationships, social affairs: scandals, betrayals, violence, unresolved conflicts and dramas, careless attitude towards one another, crimes, wars, etc.
• environment: disrespectful attitude to the nature, plant life, wildlife, planet in general.
Educational, documentary and popular science films
The films submitted to this category are supposed to be suitable for being used within an educational context - screen at schools and universities, public educational events, at home during a family screening.

The films are supposed to demonstrate innovative and effective cases and solutions of the tasks in the spheres of society, culture, ecology, nurture and education, politics, economics, technologies, etc.


Feature films
The Festival invites feature films, which foster a positive, formative and life-asserting worldview of children and young people:
• are focused on strengthening common human values: family, friendship, childhood, understanding between people, talents and creativity, nurture and education, value of life, concern for nature, love for a profession, etc.
• put forward such human qualities as kindness, friendliness, cheerfulness, care, diligence, generosity, humor, intelligence.
• propose innovative and effective cases and solutions of the tasks in the spheres of society, culture, ecology, nurture and education, politics, economics, technologies, etc.

The festival doesn’t consider films which visualize destructive meanings and scenes regarding:
• human personality: suffering, psychological disorder, suicidal thoughts, alcohol and drugs addiction, etc.
• family, interpersonal relationships, social affairs: scandals, betrayals, violence, unresolved conflicts and dramas, careless attitude towards one another, crimes, wars, etc.
• environment: disrespectful attitude to the nature, plant life, wildlife, planet in general.

What we expect from films:
- Joy, smiling, kindness
- Kids and parents finding compromises
- Friends making friendship firmer
- People valuing life
- Creativity and talents being expressed by people
- Life tasks being tackled
- Goals being achieved
- Everything ending in a positive way

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

"0+" International film festival is aimed at:
1. promotion and popularization of high-quality films, which foster a positive, creative and formative worldview in children and young people, strengthen common human values like family, childhood, friendship, kindness, nature, love for a profession, etc.
2. integration of cinema and education by creating a collection of value-oriented films for carrying out educational screenings in schools and social institutions of Russia.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

"0+" or "Zero Plus" is a non-commercial event organized by two non-profit organizations.

We are aware of what kind of films we would like to see at the festival and promote, what directors and producers we find important to provide incentives to, and what values and meanings we wish to convey to the audience.

For us, as the Zero Plus team, cinema in all its variety is an instrument to influence and improve the worldview, transmit values and form friendly and creative environment.

"0+" is like a bee gathering the Nectar which is life-asserting films, from Flowers, which are directors and producers who create such films, to provide more people with Honey, that is the joy of life contained in the films.

"0+" is alive festival that after it is carried out also works for the whole year through non-commercial educational screenings of its films in schools of Russia (definitely, with the consent of right holders).

"0+" is ready to cooperate with festivals, directors, producers, TV-channels, production and distribution companies.

ORGANIZERS

Alexander Shkolenko (Public & international relations director)

GENERAL RULES

The festival invites films which foster a positive, formative and life-asserting worldview of children and young people:
• are focused on strengthening common human values: family, friendship, childhood, understanding between people, talents and creativity, nurture and education, value of life, concern for nature, love for a profession, etc.
• put forward such human qualities as kindness, friendliness, cheerfulness, care, diligence, generosity, humor, intelligence.
• propose innovative and effective cases and solutions of the tasks in the spheres of society, culture, ecology, nurture and education, politics, economics, technologies, etc.

The festival doesn’t consider films which visualize destructive meanings and scenes regarding:
• human personality: suffering, psychological disorder, suicidal thoughts, alcohol and drugs addiction, etc.
• family, interpersonal relationships, social affairs: scandals, betrayals, violence, unresolved conflicts and dramas, careless attitude towards one another, crimes, wars, etc.
• environment: disrespectful attitude to the nature, plant life, wildlife, planet in general.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

AUTHORIZATION
The applicant is supposed to sign under the following:

- We hereby confirm the transfer of rights for non-commercial screening of the submitted film to the Management of the International Children and Youth Film Festival “Zero Plus”. We are informed that the film will be screened during the Festival. Extracts of the film (up to 2 minutes) may be used for Festival advertising purposes on the Internet, regional and federal TV-channels.

(Optional)
- We also grant the Festival Management the right for using the submitted film for non-commercial educational and charity screenings in educational and social institutions of Russia. (The Festival management will itself contact the applicant concerning this permission)

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF STAY AT THE FESTIVAL
The invitation of guests, the periods and conditions of their stay at the festival are the concern of the festival management. The festival management assumes the expenses on the accommodation and provision of meals for one representative of each selected film. The Festival also covers the expenses on the transfer from the airport to the hotel, from the hotel to the airport. The expenses on the international trip to and from the festival are covered by participants. In particular cases the festival management may partially cover the expenses on the transfer to the festival. The management can assist in getting visas, booking airline tickets and hotel rooms.
The participants of the competition program are to inform the festival management about their plan to visit the festival by August 1, 2018.

E-mail: info@zeroplusff.ru
The shortlist will appear on the festival's website: http://zeroplusff.ru