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Dec 14, 2014

Notes after the international film festival "The Northern Character"

The festival "The Northern Character" was held in Murmansk for the seventh time. This year there were announced more than hundred works of journalists and documentary filmmakers from Russia, Abkhazia, Norway, Sweden, France, Finland, Canada and Greece in seven categories, including "documentary", "essay", "TV show", "short fiction".

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In Petrozavodsk there was held a seminar for journalists of regional newspapers and administrations’ press services. It was organized by Regional branch of the Popular Front of Karelia, the Ministry of the Republic of Karelia for national politics, relations with public and religious associations and mass media and journalistic network Barents Press International.
Dec 1, 2014

In February 2015 after two years, the Norwegian Kirkenes will again meet the grand festival Barents Spectacle. The Barents Secretariat invites a group of 10 Russian journalists to arrive in Kirkenes from 4 to 8 February 2015.

 

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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