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Upside Down

Director: Ajay Singh.
Upside Down is a metaphorical revelation about the ways and means of every day city life as seen through the eyes of a little village kid. Upside Down as a film asks for our attention towards the high paced, highly glamorous and at times unnecessarily excited ways we have started living our lives, which for a naïve village kid is nothing short of spectacle witnessed during rare occasions of carnival or circus. Making us ponder whether we have got it all wrong as in Upside Down.

Call for entries for Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2013!

For short films completed in 2011 (after June 1, 2011): October 15, 2012 For short films completed in 2012 (after January 1, 2012): December 20, 2012 Submissions must be postmarked by the applicable deadline based on the production year of your film, and late submissions will not be considered and screener DVDs cannot be returned under any circumstances. International / Asia International Competition 1. Japan Premieres Only: Your film MUST NOT have been screened in Japan on any media and oc...


Director: Jason Gray.
Kiku and Shunsuke are elementary school classmates. On their way home, they tease and threaten to reveal each others' secrets. As signs of childhood love begin to bloom with the chance for a first kiss, an unforeseen tragedy arises...

Are All Men Pedophiles?

Director: Jan-Willem Breure.
We live in a society that condemns pedophiles, though biological instinct and world cultures throughout history suggest that an attraction to adolescents is as natural as it is unavoidable. The fashion industry on the one hand sexualizes ever-younger girls while those who act on these instincts are reviled. The apparent hypocrisy at the heart of society forces the question: What do we mean when we talk about Pedophilia? Are All Men Pedophiles?

Festival VAFI 3 - Call for Entries/Deadline 20 January 2012

VAFI is a great film festival for animated films made by children or youth under 18 years. VAFI 3 will be held from 12th - 15th April 2012 in Varaždin, Croatia. Visit and see how much fun we had on VAFI 1 and 2. It's definitely a place to be! But remember - 20th January 2012 is the last day for you to send us your films and in that way for you to be a part of VAFI 3. Partner on this years VAFI is Japan and we have Sayoko Kinoshita and Dino Sato coming to ...

VAFI 3 - Call for Entries

Yes, it's that time of the year again when VAFI opens its submission. VAFI 3 will be held from 12th - 15th April 2012 in Varaždin, Croatia, but there is one more important date for you to remember - 20th January 2012 is the last day for you to send us your films and in that way for you to be a part of VAFI 3.   So, you know how it goes - read the Regulations, fill out the Entry Form, burn your DVDs and send them to us! Selection will this year also be done by ASIFA Croatia me...

Africa in Motion Film Festival

Africa in Motion is already in its sixth year! The profile of the festival has grown steadily since the inaugural season in 2006 and this year, 2011, Africa in Motion focuses its attention on films and events that open doors to children and youth in Africa.

Our programme of films and events deals with many aspects relating to youth, such as education, entertainment, stories and myths, the future, and social issues affecting children and young people in Africa.

This year we made a special effort to invite schools and children to the cinema and we are screening a number of films especially for primary and secondary schools in and around Edinburgh, in collaboration with National Schools Film Week.

Alongside the film screenings, the festival has endeavoured to create fun and challenging workshops and events for Scottish children to really engage with the lives and experiences of their African counterparts and get to learn the stories best known to them.

The rest of the festival will be dedicated to our well-known quality films: epic features, contemporary gems, incisive documentaries, acclaimed shorts and animation films, with a continuing focus on children and youth in Africa.

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Taiwan International Children’s Film Festival (TICFF)

March 31 - April 7, 2012     Call for Entries Early submission: june 1, 2011 Late Deadline: octobre 31, 2011 Download the Entry Form Festival Contact Info Taiwan International Children's Film Festival(TICFF) 100, Lane 75, Sec 3, Kang Ning Rd. ...

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - Lancaster Children’s Film Festival 2012

2012 Lancaster Children's Film Festival Call for EntriesLancaster Children's Film Festival (LancsCFF) is issuing a call for entries for the upcoming 2012 festival, to take place from February 15th – 18th 2012..  Screenings will take place at the Dukes Cinema and various other venues around Lancaster.  For entry form and requirements go to: Categories include:· Live Action Feature: Any live action children’s or family fe...


Director: Nadiya Bilokon.
A little girl wanted different miracles in her life so she made a magic wand. She dreamt of different wonderful things she could ever do. But she was just a girl. Once she met a fairy over the books in her lock in the bedroom. But why she can't make girl's dream come true?

The International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino!

The International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! has been founded for young and very young people who treat the cinema as a journey into the unknown, a challenge and a thrilling adventure. It shows films which avoid cultural and commercial clichés. Each year, there are a number of films for children and young people which, thanks to their sincerity, artistry and original outlook on the world of the young generation, escape excessive didacticism or mindless entertainment. The mission of the Festival is, first of all, enabling young audience to see films like this and promoting artistic cinema for children and young people.

Call for Script/Film Entries: The 6th Annual SURGE Film Festival 2012. Early Bird Deadline for Entries, July 14, 2011

Call for Script/Film Entries: The 6th Annual SURGE Film Festival Dear friends in this group and beyond, The Sixth Annual S.U.R.G.E. Film Festival is accepting entries. We accept Multimedia, Film and Script Entries. We offer wonderful Early Bird discounts until July 14th on all entry Fees. We accept entries through Withoutabox (click here) or through our website (click here). After that we accept entries until November 2011 for the 2012 festiva...


Director: Javier Mrad.
Once upon a time. Old magazines gently dance in the wind. A super-8 camera crawls over a wooden table while an old carpet flows in and out. Suddenly, a mouse. Then, a whole civilization running towards its inevitable destiny. Plastic waste has reached the point where not even the most distant beaches are safe.

Droomkind (Dream Boy) trailer

user Fest21 conversion of the Droomkind trailer looks squashed, so here is a link to a better place to view it:

Droomkind (Dream Boy) theatrical trailer

This is the trailer of the 45 minutes fictional film Droomkind (Dream Boy). Dream Boy was made with the typical (international) film festival visitor in mind. The entire movie contains only two short lines of dialog. The soundtrack of this film (NOT the trailer's) is fully 5.1 surround with only custom recorded sound. The music is also specifically composed for it.

NY/SF International Children's Film Festival

The San Francisco Film Society and the New York International Children's Film Festival present the first NY/SF International Children’s Film Festival, a three-day celebration of diverse, enlightening, inspiring and entertaining films for kids ages 3–18 and their families, September 24–26 at Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinema. NY/SFICFF features short, feature, animated and documentary films from around the world with filmmaker guests in attendance, a special Opening Night party and an interactive director’s workshop.

Barcelona International Audiovisual Festival (FIAB)

Genre: Children and youth - All public Films and productions made for children and youth, Films and productions about children and/or dealing with childhood, Films made by children, youth and audiovisual students. We invite directors of all ages to submit your children and youth productions and participate in the 15th edition of the Barcelona International Audiovisual Festival (FIAB) to be held November 14 - 18, 2011. As always we are interested in documentaries, animations, video-games, TV programmes and series from around the world that form, entertain and educate. Since this year's theme is music, we are especially interested in materials linked to it and focusing strongly on the musical background. There is no entry fee and we offer the prestigious UNICEF PRIZE and CREATIVE PRIZE. Screenings include productions of the Audiovisual Service of the Department of Education of the Autonomous Government of Catalonia and the SHOWCASE OF NEWS BULLETINS; COMMERCIALS AND FICTION VIDEOS from the Blanquerna School; Ramón LLull University. This is a good opportunity for filmmakers and production companies to showcase their work in Spain and share it with enthusiastic young audiences along with media professionals from all over the world. Every year we collaborate with educators so that groups of school children get to see a wide range of international films that are 90 minutes or less that they may not otherwise be able to access. We request that films that are not in Spanish be subtitled in Spanish or English.


DEADLINE FEBRUARY 15, 2011 EPIPHANY CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL NEW YORK, NY The Epiphany Children's Film Festival is seeking submissions.  We showcase films from around the world made for and/or by children, introducing young audiences to new ideas, cultures, nationalities, and creative filmmaking and animation techniques. Seeking—Children's Short Films: 10 min. maximum, G rating equivalent, live action or animation, in English or subtitled in English. Send submissions to...

CICFF Announced 2010 Winners!

October 31, 2010.- The 27th annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival  congratulates the winners of.more than 30.awards presented at the Festival's American Airlines Closing Night Awards Presentation on Sunday, October 31, 2010 at Columbia College's Film Row Cinema. Filmmakers from around the world came to watch the most acclaimed films of the  Festival and to celebrate ten days of workshops, discussions, and life-changing movies. Films from Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Fin...

San Francisco Bay Area International Children's Film Festival

San Francisco Bay Area International Children`s Film Festival showcases short live-action and animated films from around the world made for children. The festival takes place April 27/28, 2013 at WonderCon at the Moscone Center, and the Children's Discovery Museum in San Jose. We seek short films made for children, 20 minutes RT or less. Entry is free. Send an e-mail to asking for an entry form.


Director: Nishant Rana.

Silver Shark International underwater art festival

SILVER SHARK Festival is held in Ukraine annually, since 2001, with a view to popularising underwater art and recreation and involving wide public in solving enrironmental problems and investigating the World Ocean.

SILVER SHARK International Underwater Art Festival is organised by Kiev Group of Companies "Silver Shark" with support of Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Ukraine and Honourable President of the World's Festival of Underwater Image in the city of Marseile Daniel Mercier (France).

2nd VAFI - International Children and Animation Film Festival Varaždin - Croatia - Call for Entries

VAFI 2011 - Call for EntriesSubmission Deadline: 15th January 2010 Submission format: DVD - PAL, NO ENTRY FEE,  address: VAFI 2010 P. P. 5 42000 Varaždin Croatia Europe, e-mail:, web: Every year VAFI will have a partner – in 2011 partner is Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival,  CATEGORIES VAFI has three categories divided by age. In that way awards could be given more fairly. Every category has it...


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