10 March 2017

Within the III International Motivational Film Festival BRIDGE of ARTS at first time will be presented the special program of cinema about tourism and travel "Russia inspires!". The program of a film screening will include movies about tourism, in wich sights of various regions of Russia are presented.

The special program includes competitive and out-of-competition screenings of movies and other film works about tourism and travel of the Russian and foreign production. In the competitive program take part the works created not earlier than 2015 and directed to forming of interest in visit of natural, historical and cultural places of the Russian Federation. In addition to the screening within the project a series of professional discussions in a format of round tables, conferences, forums, press clubs, and master classes will take place.

"I am grateful to BRIDGE of ARTS derection which supported my initiative of holding the film festival devoted to domestic tourism. It is sure that the special competitive program will promote development of internal tourism, public awareness of sights, events and tourist routes of the country. It must be noted that the "Russian Event Awards" in this case again effectively executed functions of the industry communication platform, and became the place for creation of the new project in the sphere of the tourism uniting regions", - told, the the Head of the Fund of Public Relations Development "Region PR", the founder of the "Russian Event Awards" Gennady Shatalov.

The results of contest will be summed up at the closing ceremony of BRIDGE of ARTS – 2017. The professional Jury will choose the best pictures in the nominations: "Region", "Sight", "Event", "Impression", "Location". This year the special nominations are also founded: "Year of ecology" and "FIFA World Cup 2018".

The first presentation of the special program will take place on March 11 at the main tourist exhibition of the country "INTURMARKET-2017". The BRIDGE of ARTS team participates in this forum as a part of delegation of the Rostov region. Let's remind that as Jury of a number of prestigious Russian awards recognizes the festival as the best project in the field of development and promotion of the territories two years in a row.

For participation in the program "Russia Inspires!" it is necessary to submit the application no later than June 15, 2017. The regulations of "Russia Inspires!" program published on IMMF.ru.