We are happy to announce an international video mapping contest within the festival!
We are inviting visual artists from across the globe to apply. The Contest will be judged by an international Jury. In 2019, the total prize pool is 270.000 UAH (10.000 USD).

Contest Conditions

New applications for video mapping contest are no longer accepted.

KLF Video Mapping Contest is moving to a new location this year! It will take place on the building of the Kyiv City State Administration on Khreshchatyk street.

The contest has two stages:

First stage. Preselection

  • by August 9, 2019, fill in the application form.
  • by August 16, 2019, send the presentation of the work to

The first stage selection results will be announced on August 27, 2019. Contestants admitted to the second stage will be informed by email.

The second stage. Production

  • by September 23, 2019, the final Work shall be submitted for the Contest.


If you have any additional questions regarding the video mapping contest, please contact us at

Jury 2019

Svitlana Reinish

Ukrainian digital artist. She creates 3D mapping and stage graphics. Svitlana performs as a VJ and takes part in light and music festivals worldwide. She took 2nd place in both the 3D mapping and VJ mapping contests at Kyiv Lights Festival 2017. Svitlana was also a finalist in the contests of Luz y Vanguardias Festival 2019 (Spain), 1 minute projection mapping 2018 (Japan), and Zsolnay Fényfesztivál 2018 (Hungary).

Tamás Vaspöri

Co-founder and managing director of Hungarian award-winning projection mapping company Maxin10sity. Tamás is a co-organizer of international video mapping competition iMapp Bucharest in Romania. As a co-producer, he also founded BOREALIS, an international video projection mapping and light art festival in Seattle, Washington.

István Dávid

Founder and CEO of Hungarian artist collective Limelight. Founded in 2004, the group is considered to be one of the pioneers of projection mapping. Limelight is the only team in the history of iMapp Bucharest contest that managed to win both the Jury's and the Public Choice Awards back in 2016. István is also a founder and lecturer at the Limelight Academy, which collaborates with such festivals as Vivid Sydney in Australia and Factory Light Festival in Norway.

Martin Pošta

Сreative producer and a long-standing manager in the area of culture. In 2013, he co-founded the SIGNAL Festival of light art and emerging technologies, which has become the biggest cultural event in the Czech Republic. Martin also founded Fresh Film Fest, an international film festival intended particularly for young authors and students.

Yuriy Chornenkyy

Head of the marketing communications department at Kyivstar. Yuri’s portfolio encompasses the development of brands such as Kyivstar, Beck's, life, and Beeline Kz. He has been a jury member at the Effie and Wow Done awards, was named the best practice speaker at Effie, and has worked at KMFR, as a video|photo producer, and as a musician.

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Contest Location

KLF 2019’s mapping contest will be located at the building of the Kyiv City State Administration. The structure was built between 1952 and 1957. Its laconic architecture provides an excellent screen for massive video projection. Three lower floors and entrance arches are tiled with red granite slabs. The upper seven floors are covered with ceramic tiles and decorated with pilaster moldings on top.