- Directors, 35 years old or younger, who are from different countries or the citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan may participate in the International Competition section of the festival;
- The competition covers nominations for feature films, documentaries and animated movies;
- The films submitted should be the production of 2018-2019, and their chronometers should not exceed 35 minutes;
- Films should be sent in English with subtitles or audio translation. In addition, the dialogue and the text of each film should be translated into English and presented in writing.
The winners of the contest will be presented with “Golden pomegranate” award on these nominations:
- The best fiction film
- The best documentary
- The best animated film
- The best feature film director
- The best documentary film director
- The best animated film director
- The special prize of the jury
Awards will be presented at the closing ceremony of the festival.
Submission deadline: 20 September 2019