Reception of applications for competition of films about Moscow will start on January 22

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in photosangelina illumination on the Big Stone bridge in Moscow. Archival photoReception of applications for competition of films about Moscow will start on January 22© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

Reception of applications for competition of films about Moscow will start on 22 January, and the winners will receive the prize of the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin «For creating an image of Moscow in the cinema», according to the website of the municipality.

«To compete for the first place can full-length and short films, animation, TV series, which takes place in modern Moscow. We want to spend more capital on the big screen», — quotes the website words of the head of Department of culture of Moscow Alexander Kibovsky.

According to the website, the visitors can vote for their favorite band through the project «Active citizen», where the competition Commission of Directors, producers, curators of festivals and journalists will present its shortlist of nominees. The most popular kind of movies will receive an additional score in the final vote, but the winner will still be determined by the Commission.

The total prize Fund will amount to one hundred million rubles, the winners will be announced during the campaign «movie Night» which will be held at the end of August 2018. On competition of domestic and foreign paintings made in the last five years.

In 2017, the best film about Moscow was recognized by the motion picture «About love» directed by Anna Melikyan. Second place went to the film Andrei Zaitsev «14+», «bronze award» won the duologue of Roman Prygunov’s «soulless» and «duhless-2». The ceremony took place at the close of the 39th Moscow international film festival.

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