The Kyiv Fashion Film Festival, organized by FILM.UA Group and Ukrainian Fashion Week, was held in Ukraine for the fourth time with the support of the Ukrainian State Film Agency.
2021 has become the year of the festival`s records - 380 fashion films from 55 countries were submitted to participate in the competition. After reviewing the films contestants, there were 29 films from 13 countries selected by the jury.
This year, given the magnitude of the festival, the organizing committee of FFFK decided to launch two awards in the nominations Best Fashion Story and Best Production - international and national.
The Grand Prix of the festival - the victory in the nomination Best Fashion Film - was won by the film "Sting Like a Bee" directed by Leone Balduzzi, Italy. The winner was announced by the editor-in-chief and host of Radio NV, columnist, film critic, member of the festival jury Alexei Tarasov.
The award in the international Best Fashion Storynominationreceived “The Pulse of the Spirit”directed by EickeBettinga, Germany. The winner was announced by the co-founder and head of the Ukrainian Fashion Week organizing committeeIryna Danylevska and the general director of FILM.UA Group, the executive director of the Ukrainian Film Association Group VictoriiaYarmoschuk.
The award in the nationalBest Fashion Storynomination received the film "Love Airlines" directed by Yuri Dvizhon. The winner was announced by the co-founder and head of theUkrainian Fashion Week organizing committee Iryna Danylevska and the general director of FILM.UA Group, the executive director of the Ukrainian Film Association VictoriiaYarmoschuk.
The award in the internationalBest Productionnomination received “The GG Marmont Book Club” directed by Thales Banzai and Camila Cornelsen, Brazil. The winner was announced by Anna Ganopolska, the managing partner of JetSetter.ua,and InessaMaryanska, the head of PR and communications of the MONACO THREE BEARS brand, which was the sponsor of the event. The winners of the nomination have become a special prize from MONACO THREE BEARS brand.
The award in the national Best Productionnominationreceived the film "Summer Days Off"directed by Kateryna Tyurina. The award was presented byAnna Ganopolska, the managing partner of JetSetter.ua, andInessaMaryanska, the head of PR andcommunications of the MONACO THREE BEARS brand, which was the sponsor of the event. The winners of the nomination have become a special prize from MONACO THREE BEARS brand.
In the Digital Story nomination, which was launched this year, the jury chose the Ukrainian film "Frolov Stud"directed by Yuri Dvizhon, designer of the brand – Ivan Frolov. SAMSUNG, the official smartphone of the festival, was a partner of the award. The award was presented by ELLE Ukraine editor-in-chief Sonya Zabuga.
The BRAUN company also decided to award with a special gift the author of the film "Unpacking" Irina Juice for "bringing about an important social issue - a responsible attitude to the environment”. JorjJorburj and Igor Darovsky are the directors of the film.
The festival ended with an online broadcast of the ceremony on the YouTube channel FILM.UA Group. Denis Minin hosted the ceremony.
Partners of the Kyiv 2021 Fashion Film Festival Ceremony:
ELLE.UA – mediapartner
JetSetter.ua – mediapartner
MONACO – sponsoroftheevent
FINLANDIA – partneroftheevent
SAMSUNG – official smartphones of the festival
The team of the Fashion Film Festival Kyiv 2021:
Petro Mamchich is the program director
Kateryna Kokhanovska is the producer
Oksana Shubina is the head of the press service
Mira Marchuk is the project manager
Alina Sorokina is the designer