International Festival-Workshop of Film Schools “Kinoproba” is held annually in Yekaterinburg from 1 to 4 December. The format of the festival “Kinoproba” is unique: it is not just a festival-competition, festival celebration, but also a festival -workshop. The festival participants are representatives of various film schools around the world. The festival “Kinoproba” differs from other film festival that involves not only the competitive and informative programs, but also master classes for everyone who uses animation and video technology as art as practice aims: the creation of commercials, educational and scientific popular films. In addition, each year the festival program includes special projects devoted to the history of cinema, children’s film and animation, filmexperiments and etc.



Our public  is an active educated youth, personalities of culture and art, the representatives of the advertising business of the and another creative professions, as well as all those who want to have a good time in good company. Besides some of our festival programs will be interested to kids and their parents (for example, this year we are presenting a retrospective of Russian animation).

Our festival is widely covered in the press, the “Kinoproba” is known visitors portals “Itar-Tass – Ural”, “E1”, “Actor’s House”, regulars social network “Vkontakte», «FaceBook»,  readers of such publications as “UrFO”, “Tatlin”, “Telenedelya”, “Your Leisure”,  viewers “Morning Express” of channel 4, channel “OTV”, listeners of radio station “Echo of Moscow”, as well as many other consumers of information resources, not only the city, but also at the federal level . The festival was covered materials in “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” and “Novaya Gazeta”. Also Festival “Kinoproba” is illuminated on urban screens “Media Futures” and in a photo project «Geometria».


For 9 years the festival presented the program students and graduates of film schools of Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Armenia, Estonia, Georgia, France, Germany, Israel, Scotland, United Kingdom, Denmark, Slovenia, Spain, Croatia, the Netherlands , USA, Mexico, Argentina, the United Arab Emirates, Australia, India.