In 2018-2020, with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan and Presidential Grants Fund, Creation Children's Film Development Fund made short films, combined in the cycle “As a joke, and seriously.” In the first half of 2020, these films have won 12 times at various film festivals.
The Grand Prix of the children's film festival “Moscow Dream Ship” and a larger number of awards were collected by the film “Timur and K”, shot in Tatar. The film "Real Man" took second place in the Open ART festival-competition "Inspiration" in Lugansk. The film "I'm Not Little" took third place at the International multi-genre competition "Cultural Heritage of the Great Victory" in Volgograd, which took place as part of the International Socio-Cultural Project "National Treasure".
In films, ordinary schoolchildren are filmed along with professional actors.
For reference: The Creation Children's Film Development Fund produces short films for children and adolescents. The children's newsreel, “Jokingly and seriously,” is shown on popular Internet resources and on more than 90 television channels not only in Russia, but also in Belarus and Kazakhstan. Films have won prestigious awards at over 100 film festivals. Director - Eduard Gabidullin. He has over 500 short films and 2 full-length children's films.