Honorable cinematographers, you are invited to participate in the XX International Festival of Detective Films and Television programs on Law-Enforcement Themes "Detective FEST", which is held in Moscow, April 23rd-27th, 2018.

The festival contest considers feature films (full-length and short films), documentary films and TV series, animation films, thematic TV programmes and TV spots, produced by film and TV companies during the period from February, 1st, 2017 to January,31st, 2018 within the following nominations:

I. Genre nominations (feature and animation films):

  1. Feature (full-length) film on detective, law-enforcement, military and anti-terrorist themes.
  2. Feature (short) film on detective, law-enforcement, military and anti-terrorist themes.  
  3. Animation films on detective, law-enforcement, military and anti-terrorist themes. 
  4. TV series on detective, law-enforcement, military and anti-terrorist themes.  
  5. Actor award “Hero” for a charismatic performance of a positive hero (film/series).
  6. Actor award “Anti-hero” for a charismatic performance of a negative hero (film/series)

II. Thematic nominations (documentary films, and TV series, TV spots):

  1. “Terrorism is a threat to peace” - Documentary films/ TV series/ TV spots devoted to the fight against extremism, xenophobia and racial and religious hatred.  
  2. “Blood money” - Documentary films/ TV programs/ TV spots devoted to the fight against corruption.
  3. “Crime and punishment” - Documentary films/ TV programs/ TV spots devoted to the fight against  different types of offences.
  4. “World without drugs” - Documentary films/ TV programs/ TV spots devoted to the fight against drug trafficking.
  5. “Civil society” - Documentary films/ TV programs/ TV spots devoted to the fight for civil rights.
  6. “War and Peace” - Documentary films/ TV programs/ TV spots devoted to military service and military duty.
  7. “Road safety” - Documentary films/ TV programs/ TV spots devoted to traffic offences and their prevention.
  8. “Environmental offences” - Documentary films/ TV programs/ TV spots devoted toDocumentary films/ TV programs/ TV spots devoted to the fight against environmental offences.
  9. “Juvenile and adolescent crimes” - Documentary films/ TV programs/ TV spots devoted to juvenile and adolescent crimes and their prevention.
  10. “Criminal practice” - Documentary films/ TV programs/ TV spots devoted to crimes in the sphere of medicine.
  11. “Tourism crimes” -  Documentary films/ TV programs/ TV spots devoted to crimes in the sphere of tourism.
  12. “Ideological basis for the development of modern industrial societies” - Documentary films/ TV programs/ TV spots/ chat shows.
  13. “Films on the Festival themes on the Internet” - Documentary films/ TV programs/ TV spots/film fragments/ video.
  14. Show programs on the Festival themes.
  15. Promotional and public service videos on the Festival themes in the interest of security and the fight against crimes, terrorism, extremism, corruption and drug trafficking.

The film contest registration lasts only until January 31st, 2018.

Nominees to be announced on the Festival website on March, 1st,2018.

To participate in the contest it is necessary to fulfill the application posted on the website  www.detectivefest.ru and to send it with your film production loaded on a flash drive to the Directorate address (Application sending via email is also acceptable).