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CIFEJ Board of Directors Lost One of Its Members; Ali Moallem

CIFEJ Board of Directors Lost One of Its Members; Ali Moallem

Ali Moallem, the great Iranian producer, critic, the publisher and editor in chief of the Picture of World Magazine and the director of the CIFEJ board, passed away on March 13, 2017. This is a note from Mohsen Chiniforoushan, the Secretary General of CIFEJ about him:

Mama Heron won CIFEJ Prize at the 10th Tehran International Animation Festival

Mama Heron won CIFEJ Prize at the 10th Tehran International Animation Festival

Ebrahim Forouzesh, Carmen Santos and Pierre Heber, the CIFEJ jury members in the 10th Tehran International Animation Festival chose a Russian animation named “Mama Heron” as the CIFEJ Prize winner.

LAST CALL FOR ENTRIES! for 57th Zlín Film Festival 2017

LAST CALL FOR ENTRIES! for 57th Zlín Film Festival 2017

Be part of the largest and oldest children´s film festival in the world!

“The Trap” (Ottaal) was the CIFEJ Prize winner in the 19th Olympia International Film Festival, Greece

“The Trap” (Ottaal) was the CIFEJ Prize winner in the 19th Olympia International Film Festival, Greece

In the 19th Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People which was held in December 2016 in Greece, an Indian film named “Ottaal” (The Trap) won CIFEJ Prize. This film is directed by Jayaraz Rajasekharan Nair and is the story of an eight-year-old boy named Kuttappayi, who is an orphan and goes to live with his kind grandfather. For a while, things are idyllic but Kuttappayi’s grandfather falls ill, and an opportunity seemingly arises for the young boy to go to school in the city. But all is not what it seems. The CIFEJ jury member who selected the film as the winner was Eszter Vuojala from Finland.

The winners of the 19th Olympia International Film Festival for children and Young People were announced.

The winners of the 19th Olympia International Film Festival for children and Young People were announced.

The 19th Olympia International Film Festival for children and Young People was held in Greece from 03-10, Dec. 2016 and the winners were announced. To see the list of winners, click here.

35th OULU INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS 2016

35th OULU INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS 2016

35th OULU Intl Childrens and Youth Film Festival awards announced.

"My Daddy Eric Tsang", A Film From China, Won CIFEJ Prize In the 8th International Children Television Festival “Dytiatko”, Ukraine

The film “My Daddy Eric Tsang” was selected as the CIFEJ Prize winner in the 8th International Children Television Festival “Dytiatko”, which was held from 21 to 24 of September in Kharkov, Ukraine.

LUCAS - International Festival for Young Filmlovers ended

LUCAS - International Festival for Young Filmlovers ended

The 39th edition of LUCAS - International Festival for Young Filmlovers ended with the awards ceremony on Saturday.

CIFEJ Animation Website (Animation CKC) has started to work!

CIFEJ Animation Website (Animation CKC) has started to work!

We want to proudly announce that CIFEJ animation website named “Animation CKC” (CKC stands for CIFEJ Kids Club), started its work. A very hard work has been done since 3 years ago to design and prepare this website. This website has been designed for people between 12 and 18 and they can become familiar with the basic rules of animation and make their own animations. They can upload their own made animations on the website and these animations can be reviewed by some professional animators who can help them to improve their skills and knowledge in making animations.

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  • CIFEJ Animation Website (Animation CKC) has started to work!
  • LUCAS International Festival for Young Filmlovers from September, 18th, to 25th, 2016
  • CIFEJ Days were held in Kurdistan, Iran since 20 till 24 of Feb. There was an animation workshop in which 31 young adults participated in and the workshop was trained by Mr. Mahdi Khoramian.