The admission of competition works is finished, the winners will be announced on 8th of January the 2019 year.
Приём конкурсных работ окончен. Победители будут оглашены 8 января 2019 года.

Prove yourself in a new genre of visual storytelling!


CINE-BOOKS Platform invites photographers to join the world's first visual storytelling Platform. The unique content of the Platform is photo stories – a genre which combines photography and cinematography, also known as photo comics, roman-photo, fotonovela, photofilm, frame and sequence projects.

The Platform offers hosting and monetization functionalities of pay-per-view. By distributing your project within the platform, you get 85% of profit from viewings and 15% is left for the hosting service.

  • Submit your projects to the Premium Channel where it will be seen by a lot of users and profit from the subscribers.
  • Create your personal channel on the Cine-Books Platform as a portfolio or for monetization of your projects.



Freelance for creative photographers and an alternative to photostocks


Opportunity to prove yourself as a director and project producer


New creative possibilities in the format of storytelling, a unique portfolio


Cooperation with writers and actors, PR and SM opportunities, new fans


of the CINE-BOOKS Platform

  • Discover the interest of end-users in the project before investing time, effort, and money in it
  • Find a great story in which the end-users show their interest
  • Attract external investments for projects
  • Use the built-in users voting feature to explore the interest of the audience in your project and reduce investment risks for you or potential investors.
  • Take advantage of the cine-book format to produce products as attractive as web series or TV series, but with much cheaper production costs
  • Distribute completed products across multiple platforms via our distribution network and yours using the Cine-Books technology
  • Get a subcontracting project from the Cine-Books production studio


There are two innovative visual storytelling formats on the Cine-Books B2B Platform that allow you to get your stories filmed easily! The best-suited genres for cine-stories are thrillers, horror, romance, and mystery and are focused on the young adult (YA) audience. Your story must be unpredictable and out of the ordinary. The size of the story is unlimited (will be published as a web series and split into episodes).

Photo Story

A story that you can READ as a sequence of photos, with or without text and dialogue, that forms a certain storyline. Actually, it is next-gen photorealistic comics. At the same time, it is the most budget friendly for production and therefore has greatest chance of being produced.


Proportions: 16:9

Orientation: landscape

Size: at least 2000 px on the short side

Color profile: sRGB

File format: JPG

Cinematic Story

A story that you can READ and WATCH as a photo-realistic motion slideshow with animations, video inserts, and video special effects as well as voice-over, sound, and music.
The main difference from a Photo Story is using the video mode to view the content.


Proportions: 16:9

Orientation: landscape

Size: more than HD 1920х1080

Sound: stereo

File format: MP4

How to create a story?

The main thing that distinguishes a Photo Story from a simple photo shoot is the plot. The plot is a sequence of events, interactions of the heroes, in which their characters are shown, and therefore revealing the idea of the story.

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How to upload a story?

Click “UPLOAD A STORY” to go to the Downloader. The loader consists of 6 consecutive steps. Step 1: Write the Title of the story, select the “Genre”, and add a “Description” of the story…

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If you want to prepare for the shooting of a Photo Story, the best thing is to make a storyboard. A storyboard is something which will help all the members of the crew get ready for the shooting and spend time in the most efficient way!

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