The Unprecedented Cinema

International Festival of Short Film



   of the 18- th international short film festival

               “ The Unprecedented Cinema ”


The festival is being conducted since the year 2001, and its task is to show as widely as possible, the condition of the contemporary audiovisual creations of young authors.

Films from 70 countries were exhibited during the previous festivals.


The festival is held on the 31.05. - 3.06. 2018, in Maardu and inTallinn, Estonia

  • Organizers: Studio Meksvideo
  • The noncommercial films of all genres may take place, if they didn’t take place in the previous festivals “The Unprecedented Cinema”
  • The length of the films  is not more than 20 minutes in the formats  DVD (Pal, mpeg2 ), mpeg4, HDV, SD AVCHD
  • The best films of the festival will be awarded
  • The applications and films for the festival are accepted until

the 10.03.2018

  • The outlays for transportation and staying are covered by the participants
  • The competition is divided into different age categories:
  • fiction  short films
  • animated  short films
  • experimental short films 
  • documentary short films
  • music video
  • The works of the cinema – institute students and the works of professional authors are judged separately
  • Submissions via Click For Festivals are accepted.



  Hostel in Tallinn :   2 and 3 places (duable)  –35 - 40euro/room

  Hotell in Tallinn:     single room, twin          –   50- 100 euro/room







       Nominations of the 17th. Festival

            “ The Unprecedented Cinema"


     The basic prizes:


  Gold framе  

  Silver frame            

  Bronze frame       


Special prizes:


- The best film of the author till 14 years      

- The best film of the author till 19 years

- The best children animation

- The best of 1-minute film

- The best student's film

- The best fiction  film

- The best documentary film

- The best animation                     

- The best musical clip

- The best experimental film

- The best booktrailer