«Pacific Meridian» is an International Film Festival of Asian Pacific Countries. Asian-Pacific Coutries are the countries surrounded by Pacific Ocean and countries of South-East Asia including India. Film Festival is held annually in one of the most beautiful places on the Pacific Ocean coast - Vladivostok. The Festival was instituted in 2003 and its 10th edition will be held this year.
Vladivostok is a very beautiful and exciting city, place on the hills. Three sides of it are washed by sea waters. Vladivostok is 9288 km far from Moscow and 400 km close to Tokyo and Seoul. It' s geographical location gives us entrancing chance to get acquainted with unique cultures of Asian and Pacific Countries and enjoy them. Every of these countries is a pearl in the necklace of Pacific cultural treasures. The Festival sees itself as a showcase for what is happening in cinema. Whether through films, workshops, panels and thematic collaboration with our cultural players - The Festival offers numerous forms of cooperation and interaction.
«Pacific Meridian» is a competition of feature length and short films of debuting and well-known filmmakers. A non-competitive program consists of review of Asian and Pacific countries cinema of 2009-2010, brand new Russian cinema and Retrospective that focuses on the lifework of a great cinema personality.
«Pacific Meridian» is a festival of encounters and discussions, a broad network of creative partners, workshops and master classes as well as lifeful entertainment.
More than 30 Countries of Pacific Area and Asia delegated their filmmakers to «Pacific Meridian».
«Pacific Meridian» is a festival for actors, producers, filmmakers, distributors, directors, movie critics, journalists and grateful film amateurs.
«Pacific Meridian» is fantastic place giving a birth for new cinema talents and projects, a meeting point of the available and possible.
The International Jury grants the following awards:
The Best Feature Award
The Best Short Film Award
The Best Director Award
The Best Actor Award
The Best Actress Award
The Special Jury Award
Award from the Governor of Primorsky territory - “9 288 km”
The Audience Award
‘Yul Brynner’ Award
From 2012 at the International Film Festival "Pacific Meridian"
NetPac Award for the best Asian film
NetPac is a pan-Asian organization for promotion of Asian cinema involving film critics, filmmakers, festival organizers and curators, distributors and educators from 30 countries. NetPac is considered a leading authority on Asian cinema.
Office of the Festival:
15A Svetlanskaya St.
Vladivostok, Russia, 690091
7 (4232) 41-11-28
Phone number / fax:
7 (4232) 41-31-16