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25 january
The artwork contest of the 21st Spirit of Fire IDFF has started!
Applications are accepted until February 15 to Spirit-hm@yandex.ru.
19 january
Applications are accepted by microfilm@list.ru from January 15 to February 15, 2023
Anyone (individual authors and groups of authors) who has submitted all documents according to the Regulations can participate in the contest without age limit. ⠀ The first stage – Preparatory – is from January 15 to February 15. Accepting applications for participation. ⠀ The second stage – Qualifying – from February 17 to 21. The Selection Committee chooses up to 20 nominees for participation in the next stage. ⠀ The third stage – Final – is from February 22 to March 1 until 12:00 (local time).⠀ ⠀ Admitted competitive microfilms are published on the official website of the Spirit of Fire IDFF http://ugrafest.ru/ for online voting. ⠀ The jury meeting to select the winners will be held on March 1. ⠀ ⠀ The fourth stage – Awarding – will be held on March 3 at 19:00. If you have any questions, please contact us by phone +7 (3467) 352 695 or by microfilm@list.ru.  
1 december
Call for applications for the XXI Spirit of Fire International Debut Film Festival, which will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk from March 3 to 6, 2023, is open
Applications for the selection of films participating in the film festival's main competitive programs will be accepted to January 20, 2023.
1 december
The XXI Spirit of Fire International Debut Film Festival will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk from March 3 to 6, 2023
The meeting of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and holding of the XXI Spirit of Fire International Debut Film Festival was held on November 11, 2022. The Governor of Ugra, Natalia Komarova, chaired the meeting.

It was attended by the Vice-President of the Festival Maria Zvereva, Chairman of the Selection Committee, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Roscongress Foundation Elena Marinina, representatives of Gazpromneft-Khantos LLC, as well as heads of relevant departments and institutions of the region and prominent figures of the world film community.
2 november
The meeting of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and holding of the Spirit of Fire International Debut Film Festival took place. ⠀
This year's event will be held from February 22 to 28 and will include the programs of two festivals at once: last year's 19 th and 20 th festivals.
10 august
The winner of the Spirit of Fire won the Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival
Russian director Kira Kovalenko was awarded the Grand Prix of the Uncleaning View author's film competition at the 74th Cannes Film Festival for the film "Unclenching The Fists".
26 july
The 19th and 20th Spirit of Fire festivals will be held in Ugra in 2022
The 19th Spirit of Fire International Debut Film Festival has been postponed to 2022; it will be held on February 22-28.
29 june
The acceptance of applications for the Scripts Contest among the countries of the Arctic Council has finished
More than 30 debut full-length feature and documentary film projects from different parts of Russia, Denmark, Norway, and other Arctic countries took part in the first qualifying stage.
2 june
Online voting for the works submitted for the microfilm contest "Human. Deed. Life" is over
Online voting for the works submitted for the adult and children’s categories, which is the third stage of the microfilm contest "Human. Deed. Life" within the 19th Spirit of Fire IDFF, is over.