The results of the contest of patriotic video films for the citizens of Zaporizhzhya city and the region were summarized in Zaporizhzhya on the 14th of October, 2015. The contest was held within the festival of the amateur short films “Я ZA” (“I am in Favor of”). The project became a winner of the contest “We Are the City”, organized by the Works “Zaporizhstal”. The Works allocated UAH 50 thousand for its realization.
Over three months creative citizens of Zaporizhzhya region were making up and shooting their videos, which had to serve as a unique trademark of the city in the author’s interpretation. Videos could be shot with a cell phone, as well as with a professional camera.
In total, 100 video films were presented at the contest. The Internet users, who were able to vote for the video they liked over the period of one and a half moth, acted as the judges of the contest. A special page was created for this purpose in the social networks. Over 2000 people participated in voting. A free showing of the videos, which had come through to the final, was organized in the Dovzhenko cinema in the end of September.
The contest results were announced on air on Zaporizhzhya TV-channel TV-5. Names of the three winners were announced; they received money prizes of UAH 3,000, 5,000, and 10,000.
It is also worth noting that the festival was held with the full information support of Zaporizhzhya Independent Television and Radio Broadcasting Company TV-5.