The 10th Tehran International Animation Festival (TIAF) will be held on March 5-9, 2017.
we are looking forward to the 39th edition of LUCAS - International Film Festival for Young Filmlovers from September, 18th, to 25th. With a revised name and concept and a realigned team, LUCAS will break new ground this year.
The juries at the 34th Oulu International Childrens and Youth Film Festival selected very different films as winners. The award winners all dealt with difficult themes but managed to treat them with warm, occasionally crazy humor.
The Little Art is happy to welcome you all to the 7th edition of Lahore International Children’s Film Festival 2015. This festival will be held in November 16-21 & 23-25 Nov, 2015.
“Cloudy Children” a film by Iranian film maker, Reza Fahimi won the CIFEJ Prize in the International Childrens Television Festival «Dytiatko»,
Greetings from Children’s India. This time we are conducting the 10th Children’s India International Film Festival in November instead of January. As per school children’s schedule and convenience, we have planned the festival in November and hence forth it would be the same.
have won prizes, Cups and diplomas of the VII International Children's Television Festival “Dytiatko”. Prizes will be sent to Canada, Belgium, the USA, Croatia, Australia, Singapore, Iran and Italy.
Fourth Mice Film Festival will take place in Valencia, Alicante and Madrid (Spain) from February 19th to 28th, 2016 with the viewing of the selected short films. Awards Ceremony will be held on Sunday February, 28th in Valencia.
Childrens films from all around the world are cordially invited to sign up for the 38th LUCAS International Childrens Film Festival taking place in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, from Sept. 27th till Oct. 04th, 2015.
Starting today you can send in your latest film productions for Cinekid’s two prestigious film competitions. Our Best Children’s Film Competition showcases the best new works for children and young people (from 3 up to 14 years old) from all of the world. All films competing have a chance to be awarded by both the children audience as well as by a professional jury (€10.000 prize money). Please click here to read our regulations
The 28th International Children Film Festival was performed from 3 to 6 of October in Isfahan. More than 300 films from 54 countries arrived to the secretariat of the international children film festival.
The 3rd MICE Film Festival will take place in Valencia (Spain) from March 27th to 29th, 2015 with the viewing of the selected short films. Awards Ceremony will be held on sunday March, 29th. For more information click here.
This year Cinekid for Professionals will take place from October 19 to 23. Please note that our International Events will be held from October 21 to 23.
The VIth International Children's Television Festival "DYTIATKO" was held in 24-27 September, 2014 in Kharkov, Ukraine and the winners were announced.
The 7th World Summit on Media for 21st Century Children was hosted by Malaysia in September 8 to 10, 2014. The Summit was organised by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) and the World Summit on Media for Children Foundation and hosted by Radio Television Malaysia (RTM).
Acceptance of applications and works for the 6th International Children's Television Festival "Dytiatko" has been finished.
The 5th International Children’s Television Festival “Dytiatko” will be held on September 25th to 28th, 2013. Young television and radio fans as well as animators, television companies and producion centers creating programs for children are invited to participate with their works. Deadline for Submission: Aug 15, 2013
Busan International Kid's Film Festival will take place from July 24th to 28th, 2013. Busan International Kids' Film Festival (BiKi) is a visual culture festivity for children, leading the future of Busan, known as the City of film and visual arts. It provide not only pleasures but a ground for visual arts education, as well. Having started its pre-festival in 2005, BiKi has been holding a festival every year in July or August since 2006 during summer vacation for school children. This year, its 8th edition will be held from July 24th to 28th at Busan Cinema Center in Korea. The screening program of 8th BiKi is composed of BiKi Feature Films, BiKi Short Films, Special Programs, Ready Action (films made by children age 6-16) with events such as Poster Contest and Exhibition, Tent Theater, Anime Music Concert, Media Sharing Market, Film and Fun, Kids' Cine-Playground, Children Filmmakers' Night Party, Film Workshop and Seminars. "Ready~Action!" is the only competitive section of BiKi for films made by 6 to16 year- old- kids and young people in and out Korea. During the festival, Children Jury will choose the best films in the final screening, which are well angled toward kids' points of view. Deadline for Submission: May 31, 2013
"The Hunt", "The Act of Killing" and "Northwest" are shortlisted for the title as Denmark's Foreign Language film. The Danish Oscar committee decided upon a shortlist of three films, one of which will be submitted as the Danish candidate in the Foreign Language Film category. The final candidate is expected to be announced on Thursday, 26 September. The films have been selected by a committee set up by the Danish Film Institute and film industry organisations.
The 12th China International Children’s Film Festival is now open for film submission. The festival is held in two main sections: 1. Competition: Children’s Film and Animated Features 2. Panorama: Special Subject Screening The International Jury, the Children Jury, and the CIFEJ Jury will give their special awards to the best films. Final film submission deadline is April 30, 2013; please submit your application online (http://www.cicfif.cn/ ). The DVD screener of film should be sent to the festival office before May 10, 2013.
The 18th Festival Intenacional de Cine para Niños will take place from August 6th to 11th, 2013 in Mexico City. This year, thefestival is also extended to the north of the country, in the city of Tijuana from 25th to 31th August, 2013. The 18° Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (…y no tan Niños) gives a symbolic award and one diploma in each category in competition: Feature Films (Fiction or Animation); Short Films (Fiction); Short Films (Animation); Documentary for kids. The festival also has dedicated a section to the Short films made by kids in Mexico and other countries (Non competitive). The deadline for the receipt of materials and DVD for pre- selection will be April 12, 2013
Maryam Milani, the new CIFEJ member, won the Special Prize of the 29th Chicago International Children’s Film Festival 2012 (27 Oct-4 Nov) for her film The Rooster Trademark Paper.
Oulu International Children’s and Youth Film Festival (21– 27.11.2011) will be celebrating its 30th anniversary! This year's focus is on Danish films for children and young people, including unforgettable classics as well as fresh new favourites. A Danish Day will be arranged on Tuesday 22nd of November. In total over 100 movies will be shown at the festival. To see the list of prizes awarded at this festival, click here. The history of the festival will be presented to the public in a special 30th anniversary exhibition. There will be a photo exhibition with pictures taken by children and young people. It will be arranged in co-operation with Northern Photographic Centre MEDIA EDUCATION SEMINAR A two-day seminar on media education will take place on 23- 24th of November. One of the themes is the Danish model of media education. Cinema consultant Jacob Breuning from Danish Film institute is lecturing of “Experience, understand and create – the Danish model of film and media literacy.
The CIFEJ Jury Members at the 26th Isfahan International Festival of Films for Children and Young Adults, Iran announced the feature film “Ways to Live Forever”, directed by “Gustavo Ron” as the winner of the CIFEJ Prize at this festival.
The 17th Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños (…y no tan Niños) kicks-off August 7th and will continue till August 12th, 2012. The festival will screen interesting short animations, long and short fictions, as well as documentaries. During the festival, animations from Japan,Italy, Iran, Canada, and several other countries will be screened among which is the short animation "The Farmer and the Robot", directed by the eminent Iranian animator "Abdollah Alimorad who is present at the festival". To know more about this talented animation creator, please read interview with Abdollah Alimorad,published in CIFEJ Info 3 & 4, Pages16, 17 of the magazine. To know more about his animation workshops, read interview with his young students, Sina Kasravi & Amir-Mohammad Salaarvand, published in CIFEJ Info 6, Pages 15, 16 of the magazine
MA African students (3 from Ghana, 1 from Nigeria, and 1 from Sudan) participated in the “ABC OF AFRICAN CHILDREN’S MEDIA” Summer Course which was held for 3 weeks at Ohio University. Firdoze Bulbulia, the Chairperson of Children and Broadcasting Foundation for Africa (CBFA), Director of Moments Entertainment and Director of Africa’s Best Channel (ABC) who has headed the workshop stated the COURSE OBJECTIVES as follow: “Providing an overview of the African Children’s media with a specific concentration on the development and production of children’s media in Africa, especially South Africa and Nigeria.”
This is the last chance to submit your properties in development for CINE KID TV, Cross Media and Film Markets on the 20th and 21st of October, where producers of new content meet with financiers from around the world for a day of one on one meetings in Amsterdam. Submission Instructions: If your project is a straight TV series or film, then please submit for the TV or film market. If there are clear cross media strategies, like a companion game/merchandise line/online experience, then please submit for cross media. There should be a minimum of 3 platforms for cross media, like TV or film plus gaming plus virtual world, for example. Deadline: 15 September.
Seminar on Kids' Film Production Children directors gather together at Busan Community Media Centera place on Aug 14 (Sun), 2011 to discuss and share each other's ideas of movie production. It will make a chance to create new exciting works in collaboration with different ideas and even more different cultures. BIKI Feature Films, BIKI Short Films, Special Program 1 "Hero Wanted", Special Program 2 " Focus on Iranian Children's Film, Pouran Derakhshandeh", BIKI Poster Exhibition are among other programmes of the festival.
The 13th Festicinekids Cartagena is an international film festival for kids and young people aged 8 to 15 and for all the people interested in film creation and appreciation. It is held October 3rd_9th, 2011. Registration forms must be sent before July 30, 2011.
The 25th edition of Cinekid, the Film, Television and New Media festival for children will take place October 12th- 21st , 2011 in Amsterdam and is now open for entries. Send your new feature film for international Film Competition and win the Cinekid Lion and 15.000 Euro. Deadline for entries in Film Competition: July 15th 2011 No entry fee
Kids for Kids UK Calling all young filmmakers from the UK aged 6 - 19 years Kids for Kids UK will be hosting the 3rd Film & Media Festival for children and young people in collaboration with the Kids for Kids International Network. Deadline for entries: July 31st, 2011 The UK Kids for Kids Film & Media Festival is now seeking submissions of short films made by children (6-12 years) and young people (13-19 years) of up to 10 minutes in any of the following 3 catego* Live Action * Animation * One Minute Films
Kids for Kids East Asia (14th-16th August, 2011; Busan,) Calling all young filmmakers aged 6-24 to send their films made for children & family of a duration up to 20 minutes and in any themes or forms. As an Asia Branch Network for Global KFKF supervised by CIFEJ(International Center of Film for Children and Young People), BiKi aims to discover films by gifted children or young directors and develop new contents in the relevant fields.
The 16th edition of the Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños will be held from August 9 to 14, 2011 in Mexico City. Short and feature films - to be animation, fictions, or documentaries for children - are invited to participate. Also, all children from Mexico or aboard can participate in the non-competitive section with their short film productions. Deadline for entries: April 30th, 2011
10th International Film Festival Nueva Mirada for Children and Youth (September 1st-7th, 2011), Argentina Films, videos, and TV Programs are invited to participate. Entry forms must be sent by e-mail before May 15th of 2011. You can find the Official Regulation and the Entry Form here: Rules entry form
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (Oct 21-30., 2011) The CICFF has earned an international reputation for presenting the very best in children's media from around the world. The festival advocates inspired, innovative programming for kids. The festival is seeking humanistic, culturally diverse, and compelling films that reveal the world in new ways and leave room for the child's own imaginative response. The Festival is adjudicated by two juries: an adult jury and a children's jury. Early Entry Deadline: May 1, 2011 (save 20%) Final Deadline: May 31, 2011
A New Movement Initiated: The MEDIA LITERACY NETWORK Step One To conduct a widespread research to identify each individual festivals, schools, educational centers, creative workshops, etc. active in the field of media literacy for youth and to create a platform where each and everyone can present their work and develop collaborative work. Step Two To establish a network to connect all key-players on Media Literacy around the world; to organize a Media Literacy Summit for all network members to meet, exchange, etc., and, finally, to prepare an edition of the Summit both in printed and electronic formats and circulate it freely around the world..
Samir Nasr Membre du Conseil d'Administration de CIFEJ Le texte anglais à la page N° 7 du «CIFEJ INFO N° 3,4»/For the English text, please see page 7 of the CIFEJ Info No. 3,4 Qui aurait prévu il y a à peine une dizaine ď années que le téléphone du 21 siècle allait devenir un instrument capable ď exécuter nombre de tâches indispensables à la tenue ď un bureau. L’appareil cellulaire portable, grâce à son interactivité regroupe dans un mince boitierqu’on peut loger dans la poche d’un ordinateur branché sur internet
Kplus-feature length films A Pas de Loup (On The Sly) by Olivier Ringer, Belgium/France 2011, World premiere Baad o Meh (Wind & Fog) by Mohammad Ali Talebi, Iran 2011, World premiere Den kæmpestore bjørn (The Great Bear) by Esben Toft Jacobsen, Denmark 2011, Animation, International premiere, and … . Kplus–short films chalkby Martina Amati, Great Britain 2010 Dimanche(Sunday) by Patrick Doyon, Canada2011, Animation Det siste norske trollet(The Last Norwegian Troll) by Pjotr Sapegin, Norway 2010, Animation.…
The Berlinale Talent Campus is a creative academy and networking platform for 350 up-and-coming filmmakers from all over the world.
The 10thBiennial of Animation Bratislava kicks off on Monday Oct 12th . ANIMATION-SCHOOL AT PLAY is the title of a Seminar which focus is on Children, Visegrad Countries and their friends from around the world. It is held integrated with an Animation Workshop during the festival with the active participation of Erling Ericsson and other filmmakers with the support of the CIFEJ Headquarters which has been recently established in Tehran. During the festival, the Board members of CIFEJ (Int'l Centre of Films for Children and Young Adults) will meet to negotiate about the recent endeavours of the new CIFEJ headquarters and the board as well as to plan about the future projects of the organization.
La Matatena, Asociación de Cine para Niñas y Niños, A.C., invites you to participate in the 15° Festival Intenacional de Cine para Niños (... y no tan Niños), which will take place from August 10th to 15th, 2010, in Mexico City.
th edition of the Plein la Bobine, the Sancy film festival for young people, will take place from June 12th to 17th, 2010 in La Bourboule and Le Mont-Dore screens children's films in the following categories: films for children from age 3-6, 7-11, 12-15 and for the entire family.
Susanne Bier wins Golden Globe “In a Better World” finished first as Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globe ceremony in Los Angeles. Susanne Bier's triumph in Los Angeles puts the director in good company. Only twice before has a Danish film been awarded a Golden Globe – first time was in 1956 with Carl Theodor Dreyer's "The Word", followed by Bille August's "Pelle the Conqueror" in 1988.
The Berlinale has selected two Danish films for the Generation 14plus programme: Heidi Maria Faisst's "Rebounce" and Rune Schjøtt's feature film debut "Skyscraper". In February, some 60 feature and short films will celebrate their premieres at the House of World Cultures, Generation’s new main venue. Twelve feature-length films have already been confirmed.
The 7th Tehran International Animation Festival will be held by Kanoon on March 6th-10th, 2011. Please visit the website http://www.tehran-animafest.ir for submission information and guidelines. Deadline: 15 Dec 2010 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Los cocodrilos/The Crocodiles (Germany) – Christian Ditter won the Signis prize and the award of the audience at the Divercine Film Festival (20-25 Sep., 2010)
The Iranian KFKF organized in Iran with the main aim to familiarize children with the Art of Cinema and to provide them a chance to experiment it. 400 entries including short animations and live action films no longer than 8 minutes, made by children from different parts of Iran, participated in the festival.
We are here! This is the slogan of the group of children who participated in the Children and Broadcasting Foundation’s (CBFA) Interactive, Multi‐Media production workshop at Soccer City, which is the venue for the Opening and Closing matches of the FIFA World Cup to be held in South Africa from 11 June‐ 11 July 2010.
The UK Kids for Kids Film Festival is now seeking submissions of short films made by children and young people of up to 10 minutes in any of the following 3 categories: Live Action Animation One Minute Films
The young organizers of the 11th Film Festival du Grain à Démoudre’ (14th- 21st November 2010, in Harfleur-Normandy/France) propose a scriptwriting competition on the theme "Time" for young people aged from 15 to 25. The scriptwriters who will be selected will be invited to the festival, where they will make up the script writing Jury. Their work will be presented and read by actors to the audience during the festival.
The festival takes place every year with the purpose of presenting an overview of new film productions for children and young people, facilitating access to the best and most diverse material and lots of fun. It constitutes also an attempt to encourage film distribution companies to purchase new films and television programs for children.
The Cinekid Foundation introduces a new award: an audience and a jury award for the Best Dutch Family Film. The prize will be awarded for the first time at this year's 24th Cinekid Festival in October. Films qualifying for selection have to be full length Dutch films made for children under the age of 14, produced in the year before the festival.