We are pleased to welcome you on our official web-site of IV International Internet Film Festival “Independent Star”

The Internet is a free platform for expressing your free and creative thoughts. A viewer enjoys all the newest films, staying at home. Once the Internet was found we can make films in co-production, being in any place in the world. All around the world people worry about the same issues of love, family, peace and kindness. Our festival was created as a platform for communication of free-thinking and creative people. Its aim is to demonstrate works of creative and free personalities to thinking people.

The IV International Internet Film Festival "Independent Star"

Our Film Festival includes three stages:

1st stage

Receiving works from participants for the claimed nominations. International jury of the contest program chooses winners in the following nominations:
- Best Film (film director);
- Best Director (film director);
- Best Actor (actor/actress);
- Best Documentary film (film director);
- Best Short Film (film director);
- Best clip (author);
- Best TV program (author);
- Best news item (journalist);
- Best social video (author).


2nd stage

The official opening ceremony of the IV International Internet Film Festival “Independent Star” will take place on the 04th of November, 2017. This year the ceremony will take place in a beautiful city of Barcelona, the capital of autonomous region Catalonia, which is situated in the north-east of Spain.

During 6 months each viewer can see all works of the participants in a convenient way: buy an e-ticket to watch all the movies or watch on the Facebook official page, where one work will appear every day.

Tickets can be purchased over the phone number: +380674702367

3rd stage

May 20, 2018 - May 24, 2018, the official Closing Ceremony of the IV International Internet Film Festival “Independent Star” will take place.
With the full schedule of events for the official Closing Ceremony you can see in the section "Calendar of the festival".
Semi-formal dress code is required.
Entrance only by the register list.
Ticket price:
Ticket for viewing one movie: 200 UAH
VIP ticket (view all works, participation in the award ceremony): 3000 UAH
Tickets can be purchased over the phone number: +380674702367

Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.

- Roman Polanski

For festival participants:

If you want to participate in IV International Internet Film Festival “Independent Star”:

Our presentation

International Internet Film Festival “Independent Star” was created in sake of support and development of cinematographic art and film industry in the free space and co-production.

An application for a participant

Receiving the works of the participants starts from the 10st of August till the 30st of October, 2017. To become a participant you must register by contacting organizers of festival

Calendar of the festival

The official calendar of the IV International Internet Film Festival “Independent Star”

1st stage
  • Receiving of works from participants for the claimed nominations
  • For applying, please, fill the online-application on the official web-site of the Film Festival.
  • 10/08/2017 - 30/10/2017

  • International contest program
  • Selection of films of high art quality, oriented for a wide audience, which correspond the mission of the Film Festival.
  • 10/08/2017 - 03/11/2017

2nd stage
  • The official opening ceremony of the IV International Internet Film Festival “Independent Star”
  • This year the ceremony will take place in a beautiful city of Barcelona, the capital of the autonomous region Catalonia, which is situated in the north-east of Spain.
  • 04/11/2017

  • Demonstration of all films and programs, that take part in the Film Festival
  • During 6 months each viewer can see all works of participants in a convenient way.
  • 04/11/2017 - 04/05/2018

3rd stage
  • Choosing the winners of IV International Internet Film Festival “Independent Star” in 9 nominations
  • The winners will be determined by voting of the audience and the jury.
  • 03/05/2018 - 05/05/2018

  • Closing Ceremony of the IV International Internet Film Festival “Independent Star”
  • 20/05/2018 - 24/05/2018

  • Calendar of events:
  • May 20
  • 15.00. TV channel CROCUS (Bila Tserkva, st. Fastovsky, 1). Showing the final works
  • May 21
  • 11.00. Alternative school "Generation 22" (Shevchenko Boulevard, 36a). The film's release by "Hammer" (directed by Oleg Sentsov)
  • 13.00-15.00. UNIAN agency. Press conference
  • May 22
  • 11.00. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Solemn opening of the exhibition "Earth One: Between Two Poles"
  • Photographer: Denis Kapilov
    Artists: Slava Zaymak, Vitaly Yemchenko, Irina Kzhemanovska, Olena Yaremchuk

  • 14.00. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. The film of director Askold Kurov "The process: the Russian state against Oleg Sentsov"
  • 15.20. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Showcase to the finalists of the film festival
  • 17.00. Emotional health center Amograce (Nagornaya str, 15, www.amograce.com). Master class Galina Shabshai "Development of creativity"
  • 19.00. UNIT. Master class produced by Anna Polinchuk "Making films in co-products"
  • 20.00. UNIT. The film's release by "Hammer" (directed by Oleg Sentsov)
  • 21.00. UNIT. The show of the finalists works for the film festival
  • May 23
  • 18.00. UNIT. Submission of applications for the contest of the EU Creative Europe program, Ksenia Kalina, communication manager
  • 19.00. UNIT. Master class actor Bogdan Yusipchuk "Acting skills"
  • 20.00. UNIT. Show movie "Before the Flood" from Leonardo DiCaprio
  • 21.30. UNIT. Showcase to the finalists of the film festival
  • May 24
  • 14.00. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Show movie "Before the Flood" from Leonardo DiCaprio
  • 15.30. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Showcase to the finalists of the film festival
  • 19.00. Kyiv Congress Hall. Awarding ceremony for winners of the Film Festival
  • 19.00. Press Accreditation
    20.00. Opening of the red carpet, photosession
    20.30. Award Ceremony

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