Finno-Ugric Film Festival 2015

Workshop call

FUFF_logoThe Finno-Ugric Film Festival (FUFF) announces its Scriptwriting workshop, to be held during the Festival in Tsiistre, Estonia, 10th-13th JUNE 2015.

We invite 12 applications from filmmakers who wish to participate in this workshop. Those selected will receive assistance as follows:

For applicants from the Finno-Ugric small nations (Komi, Udmurt, Khanty, Mansy, Nenets, Enets, etc.) FUFF will reimburse travel expenses from Moscow as well as providing accommodation and food during the festival.

In addition the invitation is open to filmmakers from other countries. For these applicants FUFF will provide food and accommodation during the festival.

The workshop will be held by two well-known film professionals/scriptwriters/directors who will help to develop your synopsis into a short film script during the festival.


We would like to receive a one-page (A4) synopsis of a short fiction, experimental or documentary film and a motivation letter by 15th of February. Please send these by email to: sara.kisari[at] Selection will be made by the end of March 2015 and all applicants will receive a reply by email. The language of participation is English; we accept Russian language synopses from the territory of Russia. We encourage students and non-professionals to send in their synopsis proposal on behalf of those whose English is not so good as we will provide interpreters during the workshop.

More information:

2015 FUFF festival A4 print (pdf, 713 kb)

Pictures from festival 2014:

Festival organizers

Photos: Denis Kornilov, Urmas Reisberg

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