MosFestFilm is an international film competition, with monthly live screenings and an annual awards event in Moscow.
MosFilmFest is an organization devoted to showcasing the best and brightest films from around the globe, advancing the careers of filmmakers through screenings, networking events, and various panel and forums. Categories include Narrative, Animation, Documentary, Music Video, Experimental and Student Shorts.
MosFestFilm is an avid supporter of local and international filmmakers representing cinematic productions that embody the true spirit of the art. From classic or original scripts to new cinematography and film techniques, each and every piece is the result of true emotion and expression.
We’re glad you’re here! We can’t wait to discover the amazing films you create and the global community that you build.
All best films that were selected for the screening, will be shown on the big screen during the solemn final ceremony on September 20 – 22, 2024 in Moscow, Russia and will be able to struggle for the main prize and the title of the “Best film”. As well as for the prizes in the standalone nominations.

Awards & Prizes

Our jury selects the winners of each category:

Best Feature Film

Best Narrative Short

Best Feature Documentary

Best Short Documentary

Best Animated Short

Best Experimental Short

Best Student Short

Best Music Video

Best Moscow Film

Best Feature Film Screenplay

Best Short Film Screenplay

Best Director

Best Cinematography

Best Mobile Short Film (Cinematic)

Best Mobile New Media (Sketches, Skits and Vlogs)

Best Mobile Music Video

Best TV Pilot/Web Series Episode

Best Ai-generated film

The winners will receive the MosFilmFest Trophy.

Our team

Valery Shanin’s Film Club

Festival President Valery Shanin

Valery Shanin — journalist, writer and filmmaker, TV producer, director of “Valery Shanin’s film club”, president of international film festivals.

Head of Programming Slava Krasko

Slava was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, made a career as a financier and when he was 35 years old left the business to go on a round-the-world trip. He described his impressions of the trip in the book “The Year of Spring”. In 2014, Slava traveled by motorcycle across South America on the route of Ernesto Che Guevara and shot a documentary about it. Since 2017 he has been studying at the Higher Courses of Scriptwriters and Directors in Moscow.

Director Irina Spirina

Irina Spirina – professional psychologist, coach, theta-healing instructor, graduated from the Erickson Coaching University, worked at the Moscow Training Center, has authored self-development courses, and has been organizing international film festivals since 2016.

PR Manager Alina Fedulova

Film Festival Development Manager Alina Fedulova
A graduate of the Faculty of Journalism at Saint Petersburg State University (SPbGU) with a specialization in “International Journalism”. At the film festival, she coordinates participants and develops partnerships. As a digital nomad, she combines traveling the world with organizing various international film festivals.