Ministry result

The Ministry of Culture names the winners of the screenwriting competition

January 24, 2022 12:42 (UTC+04:00)


By Laman Ismayilova

The Ministry of Culture has announced the results of a competition for video scriptwriters.

The competition was held within the framework of the implementation of the State Program for Combating Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Their Precursors and Drug Addiction for the Period 2019-2024.

The project also aimed to attract young talents in the audiovisual sphere.

Applications for the competition among students were accepted from December 1 to 30, 2021. Based on the screenplays submitted for the competition, the jury selected the winners, including Murad Shukurlu’s “Lock screen” film, “Tree of Life ” from Chinara Alishli, ” from Ziyafyat Kazimov ” Story of a great master”.

The winners will receive a cash prize. The award ceremony will take place in the second half of February.

The jury included the dean of the Faculty of Cinema and Television of the State University of Culture and Arts, Ph.D. in art history Elnur Mekhdiyev (chairman of the jury), the head of the department of film studies and film drama, playwright Ali Amirli as well as art critic, film and television editor Nadir Badalov.

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