SNOWVISION 2019 submission form
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Film category
Film info
name, film studio, country & locations
film director, photographer, riders etc.
Timing (min.)
Digital pack download link
poster, photos, trailer etc.
Your first & last name
Full-length films, short films and video works dedicated to extreme winter sports skiing and snowboarding are accepted at the film festival. At the same time, we reserve the opportunity to apply for other disciplines.

SNOWVISION film award is the only one in the field of sports cinema in Russia, which is held annually and collects on its site all actors involved in the ski industry.
Young teams and professional film studios shooting sports videos are the ones we are looking for.
Declare your work and show your skills in photography and video editing.
Our goal is to make the world of action sports more accessible, show its underside and tell about the price of success.
Got video?
Participation in the festival as a film studio or rider is absolutely free.
There is also one nice bonus for those who want to see their work on the big screen across the country. Once among the nominees for the award, you will have the opportunity to be presented in the SNOWVISION TOUR program - the regional version of the film festival. Tour is held annually from November to December.

Moreover, no additional requirements under russian law for the film rental within the framework of the film festival you will need no more.
Is it free?
Year-round resort "Rosa Khutor" is recognized as the best in Russia for the 6th time. This is where we gather every year to award the best of the best. The film festival has already collected grateful reviews from foreign guests from Austria, Germany, France and Sweden.

SNOWVISION platform is a meeting place for old and new friends, an opportunity to exchange experience and knowledge, the place for the major players in the industry as a whole. This means that SNOWVISION guests will learn all the fun first hand.
Topical issues of development of extreme sports in the country, the state, prospects, trends, support in the face of the Government and private investors, how to make money in sports, build a successful career as a sports coach or become a brand ambassador if you are a pro athlete.
Thanks to cinema and modern digital tools we are grooving the media image of domestic ski resorts and working to promote winter sports in Russia.
Where to go?
Partner of the SNOWVISION festival - AZIMUT hotel chain.

Why AZIMUT? Because it is the only one hotel chain at the resort, which has a room fund class "apartments". This means that during your stay at the resort you will be able to live like at your own home, because apartments have its own kitchen, which is important in compliance with the diet, rest with children, or simply unwillingness to spend time looking for a suitable restaurant.
What is important, apartments are allowed to stay with pets.

Specially for the festival the hotel suggest
a package offer for SNOWVISION guests.

*package offer will be available soon
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You are welcome to visit the city of
XXII Winter Olympic Games!
It's not that complicated though and really worth this.
To travel to Russia, foreign citizens (except for countries with which Russia has visa-free entry agreements) must obtain a visa corresponding to the purpose of the trip. The type of visa suitable for attending the festival and exploring Sochi is tourist visa.
To apply for a visa you will need a so-called invitation. Most hotels and hostels provide their guests with these invitations (you better ask if the chosen accommodation goes with this kind of confirmation before booking. Pretty much all the personnel of housing services in Sochi is tourist friendly and speaks english. We love our guests).

For foreign SNOWVISION guests, everything is much easier. We will help you with your visa. All you need to do is to provide the necessary documents, all other issues will be resolved by us.
For more information on the visa issue, please send a «VISA request» to the festival e-mail.
How 2 get 2 Sochi
By plane

Sochi airport has well-established air service to most major cities in Russia. There are direct flights to the biggest Russian cities and main European capitals. You can check fligths and prices at any flight aggregator website.

By train

Sochi is directly connected with Moscow and Saint-Petersburg (travel time 1d and 10hours). Check train schedules and buy tickets on the website of the Russian Railways. Please note - early booking will allow you to significantly cut the costs.

But, as some of you may know, «Rosa Khutor» ski resort is situated 40 km far from Sochi airport. To get to the resort you can by festival shuttle with a group transfer or by yourself by taxi (≈ €20).
We are provided with accommodation for SNOWVISION foreign guests if you take part in the festival as a team rider or film company stuff person.

All the guests are accommodated at the «Azimut» Rosa Khutor hotel (1/2 Rooms apartments with kitchen).

Also booking accommodation in Rosa Khutor will not be a problem for independent travelers with minimal experience of independent travel: huge range of hotels and hostels of the Olympic ski resort be checked on the largest and worldwide known sources -, and many others. A wide selection of private apartments and rooms is presented on Please note that winter is a high season in Rosa Khutor, book your accommodation in advance to get a wider choice and better prices.
Getting around in Sochi
Please remember that Sochi Olympic city has two clusters - mountain and sea. Each of them has its own unique sports infrastructure and magnificent views of mountain peaks and sea sunsets.

Public transportation.

Mainly buses allow you to inexpensive (one trip costs about 1 euro) and quickly move around the city.


Inexpensive and convenient way to move around the city and get to the ski resorts area. International taxi aggregators such as Uber, Gettaxi and their Russian equivalent, Yandex.Taxi offers attractive fares (from 3-4 euros per Sochi city trip; a trip from the city to the Rosa Khutor ski resort will cost you 40-50 euros depending on the app you prefer, and about 20-30 euros from the Sochi airport to the Rosa Khutor ski resort), transparent conditions of transportation and the possibility to order taxi even without knowledge of the Russian language.

Rent a car.

International and local operators of the car rental market are widely represented in Sochi. You can order a car and its "delivery" to the address or get it on arrival at the Sochi airport.
Please note that finding a free car Park in the ski resort area may not be an easy task, and road traffic is tougher and more stressful than in European cities (but still far from chaotic Asian traffic).