The Internet will host the first festival of films about space

And here is one of the first Russian Lastochka trains – international festival of films and programs about space, “Tsiolkovsky” will be held on the platform

the date of the “Tsiolkovsky” (“Tsiolkovsky” Space Fest) – 9-12 April. The festival this year was scheduled to be held in Kaluga – the “cradle of cosmonautics”, however, due to the growing measures to combat coronavirus in our country and the ban on events, contest performances and announcement of winners of the festival was moved to the Internet.

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To participate in the main competition claimed more than 1,000 projects from 80 countries. Final list of participants and their films can be viewed on the platform since 9 April. Summing up the festival will be dedicated to a special program, which will be released on the service on 12 April 2020. In the framework of this program will be announced the winners of the competition feature, documentary and television, and winners of the festival: Grand Prix name Klushantsev – Best technical achievement in film and best special effects; the Grand Prix name Queen – Best Director; Golden prize for the best documentary film of 50 minutes; the Gold prize for best documentary in average square footage from 10 to 50 minutes; the Gold prize for best documentary short yardage to 10 minutes; the Prize for original contribution to a documentary film (Art vision); The prize “UN certain regard” and the award for Best student work

Special prize of the festival provides the Corporation “Roscosmos”. Also, will be awarded the prize of President film festival “Tsiolkovsky”. This position is a well-known producer, Director and actor Igor Ugolnikov.