Mcguffin film fest
IV International Youth Film Festival
October 3 - 6, 2019
Moscow, Russia
Feature fim / Documentary / Social ad / Videoart / Vlog
Youngsters only
(12 - 18 y.o.)
October 2 - 6, 2019
Moscow, Russia
Feature fim / Documentary
Social ad / Videoart / Vlog
Youngsters only
(12 - 18 y.o.)
Today all teenagers use video as the main communication tool and create fresh new ideas
by means of camera and editing
Today all teenagers use video as the main communication tool and create fresh new ideas by means of camera and editing
That's why every year since 2016 we hold Moscow International McGuffin film festival
for teens and youngsters

That's why every year since 2016 we hold Moscow International McGuffin film festival for teens and youngsters
McGuffin Film Fest is:
Media contest
for youngsters
where every participant can present his film / clip / video art / video blog and get experts' and spectators' evaluation
'McGuffin Talents'
educational program
for the participants to extend their knowledge and skills in the field of cinematography and video production
Professional and
social community
for teens who are enthusiastic about video- and filmmaking and / or regard it as their future job
McGuffin Film Fest is:
Media contest
for youngsters
where every participant can present his film / clip / video art / video blog and get experts' and spectators' evaluation
McGuffin Talents
educational program
for the participants to extend their knowledge and skills in the field of cinematography and video production
Professional and social community
for teens who are enthusiastic about video- and filmmaking and / or regard it as their future job


as well as..
big screen and international jury for those who dare!


A piece of history
McGuffin Film Fest was invented by McGuffin Film school — the first school for teens in Russia where they make films and ads on their own under the guidance of acting cinematographers
It is the first youth festival in Russia made in close collaboration with with those who know — students of Mcguffin Film School aged 20 or less
It is held annually in Moscow since 2016
In 2018 McGuffin Film Fest became international. Young filmmakers from Croatia, Italy and USA took part in the contest, American film director Christopher Beaver joined festival's jury while Paul Lazarus and Sarah Moshman held online Q&A's with participants and guests
A piece of history
McGuffin Film Fest was invented by McGuffin Film school — the first school for teens in Russia where they make films and ads on their own under the guidance of acting cinematographers. It is held annually in Moscow since 2016
It is the first youth festival in Russia made in close collaboration with with those who know — students of Mcguffin Film School aged 20 or less
In 2018 McGuffin Film Fest became international. Young filmmakers from Croatia, Italy and USA took part in the contest, American film director Christopher Beaver joined festival's jury while Paul Lazarus and Sarah Moshman held online Q&A's with participants and guests


Project leaders of DC-TV PRO-TV studio (New York, USA) on discussion «Filmmaking as personal growth for teens»
Sarah Moshman's online workshop
«Documentary from idea to release»
Q&A with «Friends» TV Show director Paul Lazarus
Left
Right
Project leaders of DC-TV PRO-TV studio (New York, USA) on discussion «Filmmaking as personal growth for teens»

Sarah Moshman's online workshop
«Documentary from idea to release»

Q&A with «Friends» TV Show director Paul Lazarus
Left
Right

McGuffinFest mission
Community
make young videomakers in Russia and around the world meet each other as well as present them to world-wide professional community
Inspiration
to never stop creating and moving forward
Progress
level-up skills of young filmmakers and give them opportunity to grow both professionally and spiritually
Future
build up new generation of filmmakers and spectators
McGuffinFest mission
Community
make young videomakers in Russia and around the world meet each other as well as present them to world-wide professional community
Inspiration
to never stop creating and moving forward
Progress
level-up skills of young filmmakers and give them opportunity to grow both professionally and spiritually
Future
build up new generation of filmmakers and spectators
And the main one: to prove once again youngsters can make films on their own
And the main one: to prove once again youngsters can make films on their own


McGuffin Talents
unique educational platform for participants during the festival days
in the best traditions of "Class A" film festivals
Festival hotspot
Teen filmmakers' community as the new generation of cinematographers
Meeting point
Platform is supervised and held by young acting cinematographers who share their experience with youngsters
Creative workshop
During discussions and workshops new ideas, concepts and projects are born
McGuffin Talents
unique educational platform for participants during the festival days in the best traditions of "Class A" film festivals
Festival hotspot
Teen filmmakers' community as the new generation of cinematographers
Meeting point
Platform is supervised and held by young acting cinematographers who share their experience with youngsters
Creative workshop
During discussions and workshops new ideas, concepts and projects are born

McGuffinTalents with D.O.P. Maxim Trapo and editor Daria Gladysheva
McGuffinTalents
McGuffinTalents
Left
Right

McGuffinTalents with D.O.P. Maxim Trapo and editor Daria Gladysheva

McGuffinTalents

McGuffinTalents
Left
Right

McGuffin Film Fest consists of
Competition
Teen-made films, videoart and social ads presented on the big screen with Q&As, discussions and professional jury evaluation
McGuffinTalents
Community for getting new knowledge and experience, creating new ideas and simply having good time
Non-competition program
Non-competition screenings, public master-classes and workshops, exhibitions and presentations
Business program
Higher education and job opportunities for youngsters (including panel interviews with acting students and professionals), round tables and discussions for teachers, curators and even parents
McGuffin Film Fest consists of
Competition
Teen-made films, videoart and social ads presented on the big screen with Q&As, discussions and professional jury evaluation
McGuffinTalents
Community for getting new knowledge and experience, creating new ideas and simply having good time
Non-competition program
Non-competition screenings, public master-classes and workshops, exhibitions and presentations
Business program
Higher education and job opportunities for youngsters (including panel interviews with acting students and professionals), round tables and discussions for teachers, curators and even parents


Take part!
If you are 18 or less - go ahead and send
your film / video / social ad to us!
You'll get:
Moscow
big screen
International jury
evaluation
Q&A's and interviews:
offline or by skype
Share your experience with hundreds of soulmates!
Take part!
If you are 18 or less - go ahead and send
your film / video / social ad to us!
You'll get:
Moscow
big screen
International jury
evaluation
Q&A's and interviews:
offline and skype ones
Share your experience with hundreds of soulmates!
or go to our page on FilmFreeWay:
McGuffin Film Fest submission form
Contact information
Your project
Choose category:

Contact us:
Or contact us:
See you at
Mcguffin Film Fest!
Made on
Tilda