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Welcome to the international TV-festival in Murmansk

Sep 13, 2010


On 16 November the III International festival of documentary films and TV-programs Northern Character to be opened in Murmansk. In the context of the festival there will be a competitive demonstration of the films, telling us how the persons’ character is revealed in the severe conditions of the North.


Applications for participation have been already sent to the committee by the journalists and filmmakers from Russia, Norway, Sweden and Canada. Works will compete in six nominations – from the short reportages to the documentary films.

Last year the jury members of the international film festival watched 2000 hours of festivals works.

Organizing committee members hope that this year there will be a lot of works too. Applications for the participation in the Northern Character festival are still being accepted.

There has not been any application from Finland yet. We are waiting films and reportages from big companies and independent filmmakers. The deadline is 30 September, 2010.

Additional information and regulations you can find on The Northern Character.

The festival is arranged by the ТВ-21” with the support of the MMC “Norilsk Nickel”, Kola MMC, Ltd. “Mediaplatforma” and international journalists’ association Barents Press.

Olga Danilchenko, ТВ-21

Translated by: Irina Bykova

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