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COMPETITIONS

The 2ANNAS Festival presents 3 competition programs:

International Competition – open to contributions by filmmakers of all nationalities, produced by individuals, international film schools, film studios and production groups from all around the world (including the Baltic countries). Admitted are all films and videos of all genres not exceeding a length of 30 minutes and produced within the last 2 years (directors aged 18-29). Films which have been shown or awarded at other international film festivals are allowed to compete.
Board of jury selects works for International Competition that meets following technical and artistic criteria: the films should be technically advanced and artistically well executed with an original idea, story and details.

Prizes and Awards:
Grand PRIX Golden Anna
6  nominations

Baltic Competition – presents works by Baltic directors, showing the newest tendencies and development of Baltic short film and video production with the aim to promote the exchange of ideas and experience among young Baltic filmmakers. Admitted are all films and videos of all genres not exceeding a length of 30 minutes and produced within the last 2 years (directors age 18-29). Films which have been shown or awarded at other international film festivals are allowed to compete.
Board of jury selects works for Baltic Competition that meets primarily artistic criteria: Baltic shorts should have an artistically well executed original idea. Few errors in technical execution will be forgiven.

Prizes and Awards:
3 best nominations and prizes from Hannu Pro
MTV Baltic Special Award
creative diplomas

Green Anna Competition – for Latvian and international films and videos created by youth under the age of 18. Admitted are all films and videos of all genres not exceeding a length of 30 minutes and produced within the last 2. Films which have been shown or awarded at other international film festivals are allowed to compete.
Selection of Green Anna competition programme is based on how well an author uses the means to tell the story.

Prizes and Awards:
3 best nominations and prizes
creative diplomas