The Azerbaijan Union of Film-makers has started scriptwriting competition

AZERBAIJAN UNION OF FILM-MAKERS and The Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund hold a script contest “Outstanding Azerbaijanis of Russia.”

The purpose of the competition is to create a chronicle of the life of prominent Azerbaijanis living and working in Russia for many years, to inform them of the achievements and expand their participation in documentary films.


  1. Script of documentary films (no more than 52 min.) in the genres of film-essay, film-portrait, film-research should tell about the fates of prominent Azerbaijanis who lived and worked in Russia in the 19th-20th centuries.
  2. Scripts are accepted in Azerbaijani and Russian.
  3. Scripts can be send to [email protected]. Deadline is 20.03.2020
  4. Scripts must be with original storytelling, unique and never screened before.
  5. Resume of the scriptwriter.
  6. The winners will be awarded with a diploma and a cash prize by cinema experts of AUF.

For additional information, call:(012) 5059533, (012) 4371667

The national writer of Azerbaijan and the head of jury Rustam Ibragimbekov, with other jury members will select the winners. The winners will be awarded with a diploma and a cash prize.